- House overwhelmingly approves $16 billion cash infusion for VA overhaul
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- Al Gore’s climate-changers at EPA hearings foiled by cool temperatures
- Army’s 3-D printed bombs will create ‘a whole new universe’ of deadly capabilities
- Hamas calls on Hezbollah to join in fight against Israel
- Senators to FIFA, others: Don’t reward Putin with the World Cup in 2018
- U.S. condemns shelling of U.N. school in Gaza
- Obamacare shoots premiums up by 88 percent in California
- Chicken pox outbreak puts illegal immigrant facility on lockdown
- Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop just hatin’ all the time’
Latest Labor Items
A panel of Maryland lawmakers voted Monday to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour over three years, but lawmakers stripped out a proposal to index future increases to inflation.
Gov. Nikki Haley's administration touted Monday that South Carolina's employment reached an all-time high in December, but its release didn't take into account the state's growing population.
Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration says it is willing to consider offering permanent jobs to some long-time temporary workers but officials don't back a bill being pushed by the Vermont State Employees Association.
If a politician or government official takes a direct monetary bribe for granting a favor or sweetheart contract, do you think he should be sent to prison? Such an activity is despicable, but it is usually far less costly to society than the legal forms of corruption.
The Georgia Senate has voted to approve a bill restricting abortion coverage in plans available through the state health insurance exchange.
A Florida teenager's Facebook post has cost her father an $80,000 legal settlement.
The University of New Hampshire has fired a part-time member of its athletic department after allegations of misconduct involving athletes.
The city's distressed pension fund would get an injection of $424 million under a proposal for UIL Holdings Corp. to buy the city-owned gas utility for $1.86 billion, the mayor announced Monday.
Nearly 20 Forsyth County employees have gone to the hospital for evaluation after a toxic dry cleaning chemical spill at the county jail.