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  • Spain's new left-wing Podemos party stirring up elections

    Spain's new left-wing Podemos party stirring up elections
    Pablo Iglesias is a popular political science professor known to weave “Game of Thrones” analogies through his lectures on Machiavelli and Marx. The 36-year-old recently removed his eyebrow piercing, but still sports a long ponytail and...
  • Allscripts cuts 250 jobs

     Allscripts cuts 250 jobs
    Allscripts Healthcare Solutions said Monday it has eliminated 250 jobs primarily in the United States, including some at its Chicago headquarters. The job cuts represent about 3.5 percent of its global workforce of about 7,200 as of Dec. 31. Allscripts...
  • In sign of times, hardest-hit Nevada may end foreclosure aid

    At its height, Nevada was ground zero for the Great Recession. Unemployment topped 14 percent, the highest in the nation. The state led in per-capita bankruptcy filings. And one in every 10 homes faced foreclosure. But while Nevada's jobless and...
  • Ghana's movie stars lead protest march against power cuts

    Ghana's movie stars have joined blue-collar workers in demonstrations against power cuts, marching through the streets of the capital to demand an end to this West African nation's ongoing energy crisis. A march on Saturday in an eastern section of the...
  • Jordan unemployment soars in areas with high refugee influx

    The International Labor Organization says unemployment in areas of Jordan with high concentrations of Syrian refugees rose from 14.5 percent to 22.1 percent between 2011 and 2014. An ILO study released Sunday looked at three districts that host three-...
  • Walker's UW proposal dead in Legislature; cuts debated

    Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to give the University of Wisconsin System more independence from state law and oversight won't pass this year, while other flexibilities and the level of funding for higher education remain up for debate, co-chairs of the...
  • MdTA approves Maryland toll reductions

    The Maryland Transportation Authority's board voted Thursday to reduce tolls statewide at the urging of Gov. Larry Hogan — mostly for E-ZPass drivers but also for those who pay cash at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The $6 cash toll to cross the Bay...
  • Transgender issues: 7 things to know about LGBT movement's next frontier

    Transgender issues: 7 things to know about LGBT movement's next frontier
    Transgender issues are the next frontier of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement. A string of high-profile cases, such as a Kansas judge's decision to allow Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to change her name to Chelsea and Olympian Bruce...
  • Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'

    Analyst Calls Aetna Acquisition Of Humana Or Cigna 'Imminent'
    A financial analyst who covers Aetna said this week that the health insurer is poised for a large acquisition and that Humana or Cigna are likely targets. None of the companies would talk about the matter Friday, and the report was strictly one analyst's...
  • Walgreens gets a European makeover, or is it a takeover?

     Walgreens gets a European makeover, or is it a takeover?
    Walgreens, one of the oldest and most famous names in Chicago business, is undergoing a European makeover. Some would call it a takeover. Scotland native Alex Gourlay, 55, is in charge of the drugstore chain's nearly 8,300 stores across the country....
  • Why US economic growth has disappointed this year

    Like an underachieving student, the U.S. economy isn't living up to the high hopes it began the year with. Consumers have been uncharacteristically frugal, even as the country added jobs and a sharp drop in gas prices over the past year left them more...