'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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A Muslim group's effort to move its campus from College Park to Maryland's rural Howard County is being met with opposition from local residents, who say dense construction plans for the site would spoil the quiet character of the area.
When an idea sounds too good to be true, it probably is. This applies especially to gun buyback programs ("Gun buyback program won't end violence," Web, Jan. 2). These programs are simply evidence of loopholes created by feel-good bureaucrats, and they are perfect opportunities to legally dispose of weapons that may have been used to commit violent crimes.
Americans cut back on spending in February as cold weather and economic challenges chilled their appetite for spring merchandise.
President Obama on Monday nominated Wal-Mart's Sylvia Mathews Burwell to head the Office of Management and Budget, a job which places her at the epicenter of the budget wars between the White House and Congress.
President Obama on Monday announced nominees for three administration posts likely to be in the thick of the environmental and budget wars of his second term.
The Hallmark Channel is making a new Friday night home for family movies.
Liberal Fox News contributor Tamara N. Holder, appearing Tuesday night on "Hannity," called Republicans "fat asses."
Wal-Mart is putting special labels on some store-brand products to help shoppers quickly spot healthier items. Millions of schoolchildren are helping themselves to vegetables from salad bars in their lunchrooms, while kids' meals at Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants automatically come with a side of fruit or vegetables and a glass of low-fat milk.
Steps that retailers, restaurants and others are taking as part of Michelle Obama's campaign to reduce childhood obesity.
President Obama helped spur a run on firearms and ammunition by people looking to stock up before proposed gun controls take effect — and the impact is being felt even in unlikely places. Like Russia.
First lady Michelle Obama is launching a three-state tour to promote her anti-childhood obesity program, "Let's Move."
Dear Sgt Shaft: I've heard from a veteran friend here in North Carolina that he can get talking prescriptions from the VA hospital. He gets his prescriptions with an special electronic label. They also gave him a free device that reads the electronic labels and speaks the label information out.
One of the first actions of the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change that Democrats set up last week? A letter to National Football League and National Basketball Association officials, asking for help to lower greenhouse gas emission levels and fight climate change, The Hill reports.
Art Liscano knows he's an endangered species in the job market: He's a meter reader in Fresno, Calif. For 26 years, he's driven from house to house, checking how much electricity Pacific Gas & Electric customers have used.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has alerted its global suppliers that it will immediately drop them if they subcontract their work to factories that haven't been authorized by the discounter.