Appeals ruling threatens key provision of North Carolina law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling on transgender bathroom access in public schools threatens a key provision of a North Carolina law limiting protections for the LGBT community.

  • Written by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press LARRY O'DELL, Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Sushi alert: Grim outlook for bluefin tuna

TOKYO (AP) — The latest scientific assessment paints a likely bleak future for the Pacific bluefin tuna, a sushi lovers' favorite whose population has dropped by more than 97 percent from its historic levels.

  • Written by ELAINE KURTENBACH, AP Business Writer

Banking woes easing for some legal pot businesses

SALEM, Ore. (AP) —€” The legal pot industry has long been known for operating the old fashioned way —€” in cash.

  • Written by KRISTENA HANSEN, Associated Press GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press

Ferguson reform may be swift with federal agreement approval

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Reforms are expected to begin quickly in Ferguson now that a federal judge has approved a settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.

  • Written by JIM SALTER, Associated Press