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  • Gov. Brown blocks expansion of injury leaves for emergency workers

    Gov. Brown blocks expansion of injury leaves for emergency workers
    Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed two little-noticed bills that would have expanded a special injury leave program that pays California's emergency responders 100% of their salaries, tax-free, when they're out with claimed ailments.
  • Brazil heads into white-knuckle presidential election; Bolivia, Uruguay follow

    With only a few days to go before Sunday's Brazilian presidential election, the only thing that seems certain is that it's too close to call and is likely to be determined in a runoff. Recent polls show President Dilma Rousseff in a virtual dead heat...

    An environmentalist's calculated push toward Brazil's presidency

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In March 2003, three months into her tenure as Brazil's environment minister, Marina Silva gathered a half-dozen aides at the modernist ministry building in Brasilia, the capital. She told them the new government of President...

    Restored Rosslyn Hotel annex will house 75 homeless veterans

    Restored Rosslyn Hotel annex will house 75 homeless veterans
    Anthony Smith slept near the baseball diamond at a West Los Angeles park Sunday night, huddled with the olive drab duffel pack he has carried since his four-year stint as an Army medic during the Gulf War. "I saw a lot of blood and despair," said Smith,...

    Recession looms over Venezuela, official data under wraps

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela has kept its economic growth figures under wraps this year but empty store shelves, closed factory gates and idled construction projects tell their own story – the economy is contracting and some sectors are in deep...