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  • Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie

    Watch: Gov. Malloy v. Gov. Christie
  • Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions

    Malloy Orders Layoffs Today; No Deal Reached With Unions
    Despite numerous hours of talks over the past two months, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy ordered layoff notices to start going out Tuesday because no deal has been reached between his administration and the state employee unions. Malloy had been warning workers...
  • Rogers Park street sign brings Bangladesh political feud to Chicago

    Rogers Park street sign brings Bangladesh political feud to Chicago
    The request to put up a pair of familiar brown street signs on North Clark Street in Rogers Park sailed through the Chicago City Council, joining the 1,500 other honorary roadways aldermen have approved for 50 years. This one, however, didn't end up a...
  • Thai junta-backed council recommends PM directly elected

    A council appointed by Thailand's ruling military junta voted Wednesday to recommend stripping parliament of the power to appoint a prime minister and cabinet, triggering accusations that the move is aimed at curtailing democracy. The National Reform...
  • Haitian prime minister quits under pressure; election crisis may loom

    Amid a deepening political crisis, international pressure and violent domestic unrest, Haiti’s prime minister announced his resignation Sunday, possibly clearing the way for overdue elections. The forced resignation of Prime Minister Laurent...
  • Outgoing Haitian Prime Minister Lamothe looks to 'next chapter'

    PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti Haiti's embattled Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe says he is ready for a new chapter, one away from his country's high-stakes, unforgiving political trenches. "Having been in office for 31 months, I always said I was going to be part...
  • With hackers running rampant, why would we poke holes in data security?

    Hardly a week goes by without a new report of some massive data theft that has put financial information, trade secrets or government records into the hands of computer hackers. The best defense against these attacks is clear: strong data encryption...
  • How do countries rank on corruption?

    How do countries rank on corruption?
    From war-ravaged backwaters to the world’s economic powerhouses, little progress was recorded over the last year in the fight against bribe-takers and backroom dealers, Transparency International reported in its annual corruption survey. More...
  • Haitian commission recommends sweeping changes

    MIAMI A Haitian presidential commission is recommending sweeping changes, including a new prime minister and government to stabilize the country. It also asks President Michel Martelly to abandon plans to rule by decree. Haitian lawmakers Tuesday...
  • Haiti commission calls for new prime minister, government to stave off crisis

    MIAMI An 11-member Haiti presidential commission charged with helping stave off a deepening political crisis is calling for sweeping changes, including the resignation of Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and his government, the head of the country's supreme...
  • Afghan president sets all-business tone as he aims to steady nation

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's trip to China in October was notable not only for being his first state visit, but also for what his delegation brought back to Kabul: unspent money. Officials in the presidential palace were caught off-guard when a...