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Arts Mar 20Placido Domingo resigns from opera union, donates $500,000
Superstar Plácido Domingo has resigned from the U.S. union that represents opera singers after two investigations found sexual harassment allegations against him to be credible.
Education Mar 14Americans brace for new life of no school and growing dread
Millions of Americans braced for the week ahead with no school for their children for weeks to come, no clue how to effectively do their jobs without child care, and a growing sense of dread about how to stay safe…
Arts Dec 03Domingo accusers refute his claims that he never behaved improperly toward women
Two opera singers who accused Placido Domingo of sexual misconduct said Tuesday that it was disappointing and disturbing that the opera legend recently claimed he has always behaved like a gentleman and never acted improperly toward women.
Nation Nov 25Amid climate change, above-ground power lines grow in risk
Utilities say there’s no one best way to safeguard the millions of miles of U.S. power lines and that doing so would cost many billions of dollars.
Nation Oct 30Latest California blackout hits 1.5 million people
Frustration and anger mounted across Northern California as Pacific Gas & Electric, the state's largest utility, began its third round of sweeping blackouts in a week.
Nation Oct 29Frustration with California utility rises as blackouts endure
Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. said its latest blackout will start early Tuesday and affect 605,000 customers.
Nation Oct 25PG&E admits it may have been responsible for igniting California fire
California's biggest utility admitted its electrical equipment may have ignited a ruinous wildfire spreading over the state's wine country Friday, despite blackouts imposed across the region to prevent blazes.
Nation Oct 24Threats from California wildfires prompt evacuations, blackouts
The blackouts impact a half-million people — or nearly 180,000 customers — in 15 counties.
Nation Oct 23California utility to cut power again as wildfire precaution
Pacific Gas & Electric Company said it would begin precautionary power shutoffs Wednesday afternoon to nearly 180,000 homes and businesses in portions of 17 counties.
Arts Oct 02Placido Domingo resigns from Los Angeles Opera
The opera star resigned as general director of the Los Angeles Opera and withdrew from future performances at the company following multiple allegations of sexual harassment.