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Uber, Lyft Poised to Lose Fight Against California Bill to Label Drivers Employees

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—California Democrats are poised to pass landmark employment legislation over the objections of two of the companies that would be most affected: Silicon Valley ride-sharing giants Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. The bill already passed the State Assembly 59-15 and is expected to be voted on in the state Senate before the legislative…

Wendy’s Puts Breakfast on the Menu

Wendy’s will spend $20 million to add more menu items and longer hours at its 5,813 domestic restaurants. Photo: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News Wendy’s Co. WEN -1.92% said it will bring back breakfast across its U.S. restaurants next year as fast-food chains compete to lure diners during more of the day. The burger chain said Monday…

Bernie Sanders Went to Canada, and a Dream of ‘Medicare for All’ Flourished

BURLINGTON, Vt. — In July 1987, Bernie Sanders, then the mayor of Burlington, Vt., arrived in Ottawa convinced he was about to see the future of health care.Years earlier, as his mother’s health declined and his family struggled to pay for medical treatment, he was spending more time attending to her than in classes at…

C.I.A. Informant Extracted From Russia Had Sent Secrets to U.S. for Decades

ImageA C.I.A. source with access to President Vladimir V. Putin was removed from Russia in 2017.CreditCreditMaxim Shipenkov/EPA, via ShutterstockWASHINGTON — Decades ago, the C.I.A. recruited and carefully cultivated a midlevel Russian official who began rapidly advancing through the governmental ranks. Eventually, American spies struck gold: The longtime source landed an influential position that came with…

Opinion | A shocking CNN scoop confirms: Officials are defending our country from Trump

(Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) What good is having a secret if you can’t tell people about it? This is the dilemma President Trump has found himself in many times. Often he just blurts (or tweets) the secret out, as he did recently when he tweeted a probably classified image of an Iranian launch facility, enabling…