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Bid to unionize Amazon workers in New York nears milestone

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 21, 2021

A bid to unionize Amazon workers at a distribution center in New York City neared an important milestone, as organizers prepared to deliver hundreds of signatures to the National Labor Relations Board as soon as Monday for authorization to hold a vote.
News >  Nation/World

Minneapolis cop gets nearly 5 years in killing of 911 caller

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 21, 2021

A Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape happening behind her home was sentenced Thursday to nearly five years in prison — the most the judge could impose but less than half the 12½ years he was sentenced to for his murder conviction that was overturned last month.

News >  Nation/World

White House, Dems hurriedly reworking $2 trillion Biden plan

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 21, 2021

The White House and Democrats are hurriedly reworking key aspects of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion domestic policy plan, trimming which social services and climate change programs to include and rethinking new taxes on corporations and the wealthy to pay for a scaled-back package.