Experienced thieves working in teams distract shoppers and steal their wallets, purses or shopping bags. As holiday shoppers descend on restaurants, malls, shopping districts and grocery stores, police are watching for those who target them.
The movement for a living wage for America’s fast-food and retail workers is spreading like wildfire. At companies like McDonald’s, Walmart, Wendy’s and Pizza Hut, a growing number of workers are fed up with their poverty wages and lack of basic benefits.
Harmless holiday joke or insensitive religious taunt? A Florida pastor’s outdoor church sign reading, “Christmas - Easier to spell than Hanukkah”, has ruffled some feathers in his North Palm Beach community after some people were offended and called on the church to take down the sign.
Delving into the case of a former journalist turned disability activist, a presidential panel pressed state officials Thursday to explain why some Kansans with disabilities no longer qualify for the services they got before the state privatized the health-care system.