A federal judge on Tuesday granted class-action status to a suit filed by Uber drivers who argue they are treated like employees but paid as contractors who receive no benefits. US District Court Judge Edward Chen ruled that the suit filed in Northern California by several Uber drivers also covers UberBlack, UberX and UberSUV drivers dating back to mid-August of 2009 in the state. The judge found that Uber drivers' relationship with the company was similar enough for them to be represented as a class in the case.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Attorneys were questioning potential jurors Tuesday evening in the trial of an Alabama police officer charged with using excessive force against an Indian grandfather who was visiting his family near Huntsville.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are on the cusp of clinching the necessary Senate votes to keep the contested agreement alive and hand President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory, in spite of furious opposition.