11/27/13 08:51 AM
(www.washingtonpost.com) Fears about jobs and the economy are high, a poll shows, especially among lower-income Americans.
11/26/13 09:52 AM
(www.motherjones.com) Labor Secretary Tom Perez has taken a lead role in President Barack Obama's push to increase the federal minimum wage. The fast food industry is one of the nation's largest employers of low- and minimum-wage workers. So why has the labor secretary brought on a top McDonald's...
11/26/13 09:46 AM
(www.nytimes.com) Ron Unz, who rose to fame by promoting a ballot initiative that essentially eliminated bilingual education in California, is taking on a goal that has stymied liberals.
11/26/13 09:22 AM
San Diego and Israel have at least one thing in common: border troubles. So, although the degree of the difficulties may be a bit different, assistant sheriff Patricia Duke set out earlier this year for the besieged country for "training and networking on border security issues."
11/26/13 09:22 AM
(www.hollywoodreporter.com) A THR investigation reveals accounts of animal injury, death, cover-up on huge Hollywood productions from "Life of Pi" to "The Hobbit" as the American Humane Association turns a blind eye.
11/26/13 09:20 AM
(www.usatoday.com) We're all familiar with Social Security -- with what it is and how it might help us in retirement. But there's still a lot we don't know about it, some of which is important and some simply interesting.
11/26/13 09:15 AM
(www.reuters.com) NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A program that provides food and nutrition assistance to millions of low-income Americans may not be effective at current funding levels, suggests a new study. Researchers found people who received assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition...
11/26/13 09:07 AM
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA. — News of the shooting arrived via police radio as Deputy Debra Maynard and two other officers were sipping late-night coffee at the Hess gas station, a brightly lit outpost on a slumbering stretch of Dixie Highway on St. Augustine’s south side. “The call came out,...
11/26/13 09:01 AM
(www.nbcbayarea.com) An FAA report, just made public, says an over-reliance on automated systems by pilots in the cockpits of commercial airlines have led to accidents and incidents in our skies
11/26/13 09:00 AM
Petty Officer First Class Vernaye Kelly winces when roughly $350 is automatically deducted from her Navy paycheck twice a month. Month after month, the money goes to cover payments on loans with annual interest rates of nearly 40 percent. The monthly scramble — the scrimping, saving and going...
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