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  • Pipe fitters tout Emanuel support with billboard

    The statewide election hasn't even arrived yet in the close contest for governor and other county, state and federal races, but one local labor organization already is trumpeting its public support for Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a prominent billboard along a...
  • Once a crusader against big money, Gov. Brown is collecting millions

    Once a crusader against big money, Gov. Brown is collecting millions
    Twenty years ago, one of the first callers to Jerry Brown's radio show, "We the People," asked whether campaign money had influenced him as governor in the 1970s and '80s. "You bet I was influenced," he said. "You think you can collect $10 million or...
  • 'American Gigolo' the TV series. Why not?

    "A COUNTRY without bordellos is like a house without bathrooms," said Marlene Dietrich -- always pragmatic under the glamour. Speaking of the world's oldest profession, how unsurprising is it that Paramount TV and Jerry Bruckheimer are mulling over a...
  • Myanmar's leaders seek to revive peace talks, maintain reforms

    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's political and ethnic leaders agreed on Friday to work together on reforms and peace talks ahead of a 2015 election after U.S. President Barack Obama urged the government to make every effort to end ethnic conflict. The...
  • Most voters not worried about Ebola threat in California

    Most voters not worried about Ebola threat in California
    Despite an onslaught of news bulletins and some missteps in the nation's response, a majority of California voters are unfazed by the Ebola threat and confident government officials and medical workers are prepared to handle outbreaks, a new USC Dornsife/...
  • Cold War relic: The US must end the embargo on Cuba

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, Oct. 30: The rout of the United States in the annual United Nations vote on sanctions against Cuba was worse this year than last. On Tuesday, a nonbinding resolution...
  • For Rauner and GOP, magic number in Illinois House is 1

    For Rauner and GOP, magic number in Illinois House is 1
    There are 118 Illinois House seats on the ballot Tuesday, but for Republicans, the magic number is one. The GOP knows it's highly unlikely they'll catch a tidal wave and sweep Speaker Michael Madigan out of power. But all the House Republicans need to...
  • Warner holds large but narrower lead over Gillespie

    Sen Mark Warner holds a large but narrowing lead over Republican challenger Ed Gillespie as the race for the U.S. Senate heads to its final days, according to the latest statewide survey of likely voters by the Wason Center for Public Policy at...
  • The Week Ahead: It's all about engagement

    Engagement is a big buzzword these days. Bosses want employees to be engaged with their work. Teachers want engaged students. Marketers offer ideas to spark engagement. Social media allows anyone with an Internet connection to be engaged. Consumers want...
  • Thousands of protesters gather in Burkina Faso capital

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso Tens of thousands of protesters on Friday flooded a central square in Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou to demand that President Blaise Compaore resign. The demonstration on the Place de la Revolution was peaceful, and the...
  • New taxes or not, Pennsylvania's next governor faces fiscal morass

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Democrat who could oust Pennsylvania's Republican governor in November wants to reshape the state's personal income tax system to make it more progressive. But if he wins, Tom Wolf, who was Revenue Secretary under former...