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Should college essays touch on race? Some feel the affirmative action ruling leaves them no choice

Should college essays touch on race? Some feel the affirmative action ruling leaves them no choice

CHICAGO (AP) — When she started writing her college essay, Hillary Amofa told the story she thought admissions offices wanted to hear. About being the daughter of immigrants from Ghana and growing up in a small apartment in Chicago.
Edmunds compares: 2024 Honda Passport vs. 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Edmunds compares: 2024 Honda Passport vs. 2024 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Midsize SUVs with two rows of seating are an excellent option if you want something a little bigger than the ubiquitous small SUV. They have room for five and plenty of storage space but also are less expensive and easier to park than three-row SUVs.
Chinese EV makers challenging market leaders at auto show in Bangkok

Chinese EV makers challenging market leaders at auto show in Bangkok

BANGKOK (AP) — Chinese electric vehicle makers are showcasing their latest models, including a flying car, as they take on global rivals at the Bangkok International Motor Show.
Texas AG Ken Paxton reaches deal to end securities fraud charges after 9 years

Texas AG Ken Paxton reaches deal to end securities fraud charges after 9 years

HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday agreed to pay nearly $300,000 in restitution under a deal to end criminal securities fraud charges that have shadowed the Republican for nearly a decade.
Ontario deficit ballooning to $9.8B next year amid slow economic growth

Ontario deficit ballooning to $9.8B next year amid slow economic growth

TORONTO — Ontario is delaying its path to balance as lethargic economic growth drags the province's books further into the red, with a $9.8-billion budget deficit projected for the coming fiscal year.
Wisconsin Supreme Court lets ruling stand that declared Amazon drivers to be employees

Wisconsin Supreme Court lets ruling stand that declared Amazon drivers to be employees

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand a lower court ruling that declared some delivery drivers for Amazon were employees as the state argued, not independent contractors as the online retail giant contended.

A B.C. class action may prompt Uber and Lyft to ensure accessible services for wheelchair users

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China to challenge Biden's electric vehicle plans at the WTO

China to challenge Biden's electric vehicle plans at the WTO

BEIJING (AP) — China filed a World Trade Organization complaint against the U.S. on Tuesday over what it says are discriminatory requirements for electric vehicle subsidies. The Chinese Commerce Ministry didn't say what prompted the move.
Vietnamese automaker VinFast to start selling EVs in Thailand

Vietnamese automaker VinFast to start selling EVs in Thailand

BANGKOK (AP) — Vietnamese automaker VinFast announced Tuesday that it plans to sell its electric vehicles in Thailand and said it had tied up with auto dealers to open showrooms in the country.

Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: March 23 The Washington Post on SCOTUS and abortion The Supreme Court declared nearly two years ago, when it overruled Roe v.