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  • Vermont lawmakers send GMO food-labeling law to governor

    (Reuters) - A law that would make Vermont the first U.S. state to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, received final approval from state lawmakers on Wednesday and now heads to the governor's desk. The...
  • Lawyer: Alan Gross wants out of Cuba, dead or alive

    MIAMI U.S. government subcontractor Alan P. Gross is "not doing well" after 4 1/2 years in a Cuban prison and has vowed that he will "return to the United States before his 66th birthday, dead or alive," his lawyer said Wednesday. "He told me yesterday...
  • Pentagon dossier to detail secretive U.S. Afghan detainee policy

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some of them have been locked up for a dozen years. Some are suspected fighters from Yemen, Russia or Pakistan, arrested by U.S. forces in Afghanistan or elsewhere. Several have been linked to al Qaeda. As the U.S.-led war in...
  • Journey of a lifetime

    It's all about the journey. That's what I tell my kids about their college education. They roll their eyes. But that's how I see college, and that's how I see my midcareer graduate-school experience. I received my master's degree about five years ago,...
  • Bipartisan group slams U.S. SEC for resisting email privacy reform

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of liberals and conservatives is lashing out at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for pushing back against legislation that would force government agencies to get warrants before they access the email of people...
  • Ukraine revolt shows faces, but whose are the brains?

    DONETSK/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - One is a dapper former croupier and promoter of Ponzi scams run by "Russia's Bernie Madoff"; the other is a burly Soviet Navy veteran turned soap factory boss, with a shifting gaze and a glint of gold teeth. In an...
  • Palestinians' Hamas and Fatah factions say they have a unity deal

     Palestinians' Hamas and Fatah factions say they have a unity deal
    GAZA CITY — Rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas on Wednesday announced a reconciliation deal to end their seven-year schism, in a further blow to U.S.-led efforts to broker a peace agreement between the Palestinians and Israelis. Leaders of...
  • DGA Challenges State's Campaign Finance Restrictions

    The Democratic Governors Association, which expects to heavily advertise this fall to support the re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of how Connecticut regulates independent campaign...
  • CNU student pollsters test Medicaid issue

    CNU student pollsters test Medicaid issue
    NEWPORT NEWS — There were 19 questions in all and when Betsy Comita finally got a fourth person to answer, out of the hundred calls she placed that night from the survey research lab at Christopher Newport University, the man rattled through in...
  • Reader feedback April 24: I-64 widening, McAuliffe's first 100 days

    Interstate 64 widening project stirs skepticism On Tuesday, Jim Utterback, Virginia Department of Transportation Hampton Roads District director, and consultant project manager Steven Chapin briefed James City County supervisors on the state of the...
  • Democratic governors challenge Connecticut campaign finance law

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Democratic Governors' Association on Wednesday sued the state of Connecticut, saying its laws on political spending are unconstitutionally broad and limit the ability of political groups to buy independent ads backing candidates. The...