Tomato growers’ lawsuit against feds fails to bear fruit

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A federal court has rejected the potentially far-reaching claims of Florida tomato growers who say they lost business because of Food and Drug Administration warnings.

Ind. Toll Road operator plans to file bankruptcy

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

The private operator of the Indiana Toll Road says it plans to file for bankruptcy Monday.

Golf Capsules

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

South Africa's Paula Reto birdied her final hole Friday for a 6-under 66 and a three-stroke lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

Zac Blair leads Web.com Tour Championship

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Zac Blair topped the Web.com Tour Championship leaderboard at 13 under Friday when second-round play was suspended because of darkness.

Brown vetoes diaper changing-station bills

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a pair of bills that would have made diaper changing stations available in both men's and women's restrooms.

California to ban smoking at home day cares

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Home day care operators in California must stop smoking in their houses, even after hours when children are gone.

Mentor swears in new Southeast Asia ambassador

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

A newly appointed U.S. ambassador on Friday honored one of her first mentors, a federal appellate judge whom she chose to administer her oath of office.

Initial unemployment claims rise

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Louisiana for the week ending Sept. 13 increased from the previous week's total.

Hawaii public hospitals cut while hurting for cash

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Public hospitals across Hawaii are finding ways to reduce staff and cut services because they don't have enough money to make ends meet.

Column: Oh, Roger, you still don't get it

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Oh, Roger, you still don't get it.