Chick-fil-A store owner increases base pay to $17 a hr “living wage” – CBS Information

The proprietor of a Chick-fil-A location in Sacramento, California, calls it a “living wage.” In Eric Mason’s sight, that would be $17 or $18 a hr, which is what he pledges he’ll be paying his employees, beginning Monday, June 4. The price represents a large rise for staff members now making $12 to $13 a …

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Notre-Dame cathedral: Firefighters tackle blaze in Paris – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption There were gasps from the crowd at the moment Notre-Dame’s spire fell A major fire has engulfed the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, one of France’s most famous landmarks. The 850-year-old Gothic building’s spire and roof have collapsed but the main structure, including the two …

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Alabama abortion law passed: Alabama just passed a near-total abortion ban with no exceptions for rape or incest one week after controversial Georgia abortion law – CBS News

The Alabama State Senate just passed a near-total abortion ban in a 25 to 6 vote. The legislation provides no exceptions for rape or incest. The bill now heads to Governor Kay Ivey, a Republican. If she signs it, the bill will become law. Up until Tuesday she has withheld public comment on the legislation. The …

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Nebraska principal reportedly bans candy canes, says ‘J shape’ stands for Jesus | Fox News

Principal bans candy canes claiming the ‘J’ shape stands for ‘Jesus.’ An elementary school principal in Nebraska was reportedly placed on leave after telling teachers to avoid decorating their classrooms with Christmas-themed ornamentations so as not to offend those who don’t celebrate the holiday. The principal at Manchester Elementary School, identified by Fox affiliate KPTM …

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CNN legal analyst Areva Martin accuses David Webb of ‘white privilege’ before learning he’s black | Fox News

It was a rough day for author and CNN legal analyst Areva Martin, as she accused Sirius XM radio and Fox Nation host David Webb of ‘white privilege’ during a segment on a radio program before he broke the news to her that he was actually black. The embarrassing moment occurred during a discussion about …

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Dame June Whitfield, star of Absolutely Fabulous, dies aged 93 – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Dame June Whitfield – celebrated for her comic roles in BBC sitcom Terry and June and cult favourite Absolutely Fabulous – has died aged 93. The London-born actress was a regular fixture on TV and radio for six decades, starring in Carry On films, Hancock’s Half Hour, and …

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