Judge says US officials fail to protect endangered red wolf

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge said that federal wildlife officials have failed to protect the world's only wild population of red wolves in a preliminary ruling that restricts the government's ability to remove the animals from private property.

  • Written by JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press

Governor to approve state-run retirement for private workers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is scheduled to sign legislation Thursday to automatically enroll nearly 7 million people in a retirement savings account, an attempt to address growing fears that many workers will be financially unprepared to retire.

  • Written by JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press

DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) —€” Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class.

  • Written by NICHOLAS RICCARDI, Associated Press SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press