Katherine Hesse

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Republican Lawmakers Take A Raise Away From St. Louis Workers

GOP statehouses around the country are blocking local progressive policies through "preemption" laws. Missouri may be the most glaring case yet.<p>Two months ago, Cynthia Sanders got a raise at her janitorial job, from $8.30 to $10 per hour, after St. Louis passed a law raising its minimum wage. The …

Dave McClure of 500 Startups to Women: 'I'm a Creep. I'm Sorry'

Dave McClure, a co-founder of the venture fund 500 Startups, publicly apologized late Saturday following an allegation of sexual harassment that led …

Brexit: UK could quit EU without paying a penny, say Lords

The UK could walk away from the European Union in 2019 without paying a penny, the House of Lords has said, in a report bound to raise tensions with Brussels in the run-up to Brexit talks.<p>The British government would have no legal obligation to either pay a €60bn (£52bn) Brexit bill mooted by the …

Obama On Russian Hacking: 'We Need To Take Action. And We Will'

President Obama says the United States will respond to Russian cyberattacks that the intelligence community has concluded were part of an effort to influence the 2016 presidential election.<p>In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep that is airing Friday on <i>Morning Edition,</i> Obama said, "I think there …

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Toronto 'guerrilla' archivists to help preserve US climate data

<b>Canadian "guerrilla" archivists will be assisting a rushed effort to preserve US government climate data.</b><p>Environmentalists, climate scientists and academics are collaborating to protect what they view as fragile digital federal records and research.<p>They want the data saved before Donald Trump takes …