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  • Speak Out caller: Drivers use school buses for personal transportation

    Speak Out caller: Drivers use school buses for personal transportation
    Don't tool around in school bus: We live in Kane County, but we have to pay our taxes for School District U46. I am sick and tired of seeing bus drivers using the buses for personal transportation. Take the buses back to the bus yard, use your own cars to...
  • Prosecutors: Medicaid scam exploited poor who needed shoes

    Authorities investigating allegations of a Medicaid scam involving doctors and others in New York City recall coming across something curious in a lower floor of a clinic: stacks of shoe boxes containing cheap, off-brand sneakers, boots and sandals in a...
  • Robert B. Reich: The rise of the working poor and the non-working rich

    Many believe that poor people deserve to be poor because they're lazy. As House Speaker John Boehner has said, the poor have a notion that "I really don't have to work. I don't really want to do this. I think I'd rather just sit around." In reality, a...
  • States tackle 'aging out' of foster care

    WASHINGTON Two and a half years ago, Jazmin Favela ran away from a troubled home life. She took off without a change of clothes, crashing wherever she could. When her picture started showing up on "missing" posters in her California town, she figured she'...
  • Texas health commissioner still on job after scathing report

    A state contracting scandal that dealt Republican Gov. Greg Abbott the first crisis of his administration escalated Monday with a scathing state report about Texas' health commissioner, who responded by giving no indication he would resign. An outside...
  • Teen libertarian is face of Brazil's young free-market right

    Microphone in hand and standing atop the sound truck, the raspy-voiced protest leader jabbed his finger into the air shouting for the ouster of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, igniting wild cheers from the crowd below him. "What Lula and Dilma have...
  • Analysis: Silent Ted Cruz, triumphant Elizabeth Warren, and the other 2016 moments of vote-a-rama

    WASHINGTON "Vote-a-rama" is over. The Senate has passed a budget resolution. The damage and glory to possible 2016 presidential candidates, and to their agendas, iscoming into view. The 2016 fiscal year budget, and its companion flurry of ideological...
  • Senate pushes conservative budget toward approval

    Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward post-midnight Senate approval early Friday, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto struggle with President Barack Obama over their plans to end deficits, cut trillions in spending and...
  • GOP-led House passes budget with nearly $5 trillion in cuts

    GOP-led House passes budget with nearly $5 trillion in cuts
    Normally quarrelsome House Republicans came together Wednesday night and passed a boldly conservative budget that relies on nearly $5 trillion in cuts to eliminate deficits over the next decade, calls for repealing the health care law and envisions...
  • California women's caucus pitches bills on pay equity, child care, poverty

    California women's caucus pitches bills on pay equity, child care, poverty
    Democratic members of the California Legislative Women’s Caucus on Tuesday announced a package of legislation aimed at providing pay equity on the job, expanding access to child care, creating family-friendly workplaces and addressing poverty....
  • Minimum wage on the rise

    Minimum wage on the rise
    What’s happening? Recently Wal-Mart, the largest private employer in the U.S., announced it would increase its minimum wage to $9 per hour. This hike will affect a half-million employees in navy shirts. By February 2016, current workers will...