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  • A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs

     A loophole in immigration law is costing thousands of American jobs
    Imagine getting a layoff notice, then being ordered to train your replacement. That's what has happened to hundreds of information technology employees at Southern California Edison. Since last summer, Edison, which serves nearly 14 million customers,...
  • No GMO Label Needed

    No GMO Label Needed
    At first blush, it sounds like a good idea: require the labeling of genetically engineered foods so that consumers can make informed choices about what they eat. Yet such a law, proposed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and other senators, simply caters to...
  • Liam McGee, Former CEO Of The Hartford, Dies Of Cancer

    Liam McGee, Former CEO Of The Hartford, Dies Of Cancer
    HARTFORD — Liam E. McGee, who led The Hartford insurance company through a transformation after the 2008 financial crisis and helped rid the city of one of its most visible eyesores, died Friday. He was 60. McGee was CEO from Oct. 1, 2009, through...
  • Ray Rice's Year Of Tumult

    When Ray Rice left Baltimore one year ago this past weekend for a Valentine's outing with his then-fiancee, he could never have fathomed the seismic impact he was to set off with his actions. With a punch to Janay Palmer's face in an Atlantic City casino...
  • Blumenthal Calls For Spending To Make Rail Crossings Safer

    NEW YORK— The government should spend more money safeguarding railroad crossings that are "accidents waiting to happen," two U.S. senators said Sunday. Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., spoke at New York's Grand...
  • One year after Ray Rice incident, impacts abound for Ravens, NFL, domestic-violence activists

    One year after Ray Rice incident, impacts abound for Ravens, NFL, domestic-violence activists
    When Ray Rice left Baltimore one year ago this weekend for an outing with his then-fiancee, he could never have fathomed the seismic impact he was to set off with his actions. With a punch to Janay Palmer's face in an Atlantic City casino elevator,...
  • Senators Call For Reducing Excise Tax On Craft Beer

    Senators Call For Reducing Excise Tax On Craft Beer
    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Twenty-five U.S. senators are sponsoring a bill they say will help the American craft beer industry by reducing the excise tax on beer made by small brewers. Among the sponsors of the legislation are Connecticut's two...
  • Did The Electrified Third Rail Make Train Wreck Deadlier?

    VALHALLA, N.Y. — It was a hellish scenario that investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 39-foot pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether...
  • An Overdue Step To Halt Epidemic Of Veteran Suicides

    An Overdue Step To Halt Epidemic Of Veteran Suicides
    The U.S. Senate took a first step this week toward stemming the horrifying epidemic of suicide by armed services veterans. It's long overdue and desperately needed. On Tuesday, the Senate unanimously passed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for...
  • S&P Agrees To $1.4B Settlement Of Deception Charges That Started In Connecticut

    S&P Agrees To $1.4B Settlement Of Deception Charges That Started In Connecticut
    Standard & Poor's has agreed to pay $1.375 billion to the U.S. government and 19 states to settle charges it misled investors when it issued positive ratings on shaky mortgage-backed securities in the lead-up to the 2008 financial collapse — a...
  • Veterans Suicide Prevention Bill Wins Approval In U.S. Senate

    Veterans Suicide Prevention Bill Wins Approval In U.S. Senate
    Legislation pushed by U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., to strengthen suicide prevention programs for veterans won Senate approval Tuesday and is expected to become the first veterans' bill of 2015 to be signed by President Barack Obama. The measure...