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  • Barcelona brothel workers get Spanish social welfare rights

    In a landmark ruling, a Barcelona judge has decided three sex workers should have been hired full-time by a brothel owner and ordered her to pay contributions to the government so the prostitutes will be eligible for national health care, disability...
  • 5 things to know about Congress' budget debate

    Congress' annual budget debate pits Republicans against Democrats as the newly empowered GOP in the House and Senate offer their alternatives to President Barack Obama's budget. A primer on the key terms and players helps navigate through the complex,...
  • Family, Not Government, Is Key To Success

    Family, Not Government, Is Key To Success
    In the mid-1960s, a social scientist noted something ominous that came to be called "Moynihan's Scissors": Two lines on a graph crossed, replicating a scissors' blades. The descending line charted the decline in the minority male unemployment rate. The...
  • New law allows reductions in certain retiree pensions

    MILWAUKEE For millions of Americans, retirement just got a lot scarier. A provision included in the $1.1 trillion spending bill that passed in the final days of the last Congress creates the possibility that certain current and future retirees could have...
  • Eddy Moratin: West-side redevelopment is the right thing to do

    Eddy Moratin: West-side redevelopment is the right thing to do
    Eddy Moratin is the executive director of Lift Orlando, a not-for-profit group launched by the Orlando business community. He is now leading an effort to demolish hundreds of vacant apartments near the Citrus Bowl to make way for new, mixed-income...
  • Peter S. Smith

    Peter S. Smith
    Peter S. Smith, a longtime Baltimore attorney who pioneered programs that provided legal representation to the city's poor and disenfranchised, died Feb. 14 at his Durham, N.H., home of complications of lymphoma. The former Mount Washington resident was...
  • GOP energy plan needs to go a step further, include energy exports

    Upon releasing their comprehensive energy policy package last month, House Energy and Commerce Committee Fred Upton, R-Mich., and Energy and Power Subcommittee Chairman Edward Whitfield, R-Ky., noted, "Our energy realities have changed dramatically we'...
  • More than 100 attend Town Hall on crime, urban challenges

    More than 100 attend Town Hall on crime, urban challenges
    Regina Hill, who grew up in Orlando's District 5 and overcame tough times to become the area's elected city commissioner, told residents at a Parramore town hall meeting Thursday evening that she knows firsthand the challenges residents face. The town...
  • Ducey signs $9.1B Arizona budget plan that cuts spending

    Gov. Doug Ducey signed a $9.1 billion budget plan for Arizona on Thursday that keeps K-12 school funding essentially flat, cuts about $100 million from the state's universities and eliminates state funding for community colleges in Pima and Maricopa...
  • Picking up pieces left by trauma

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Never mind the little girl's name. What's important is that she was about 10 years old and all the doctors she had seen month after month had failed to ease her pain. The girl's stomach wrenched. Her chest tightened. Her skull seared...
  • Illinois pension law greeted with court skepticism

    Illinois pension law greeted with court skepticism
    A lawyer for the state faced skeptical questioning from Illinois Supreme Court justices Wednesday as she defended a landmark pension reform law by arguing that benefit cuts to public workers were a response to a financial emergency tied to the Great...