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  • China moves to limit Hong Kong election could stir protests

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - China moved on Wednesday to limit 2017 elections for Hong Kong's leader to a handful of candidates loyal to Beijing, local media reported, a move likely to escalate plans by pro-democracy activists to blockade the city's Central...
  • Kaine learns about oysters, climate change at VIMS

    Kaine learns about oysters, climate change at VIMS
    Sen. Tim Kaine got schooled Monday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science — a visit he says armed him in his mission to convince others in the U.S. Senate to continue funding critical research. "Critical environmental research," Kaine, D-Va.,...
  • We need to stand firm on healthy school lunches

    The beginning of the schoolyear is a time to recommit ourselves to good childhood nutrition. Back in 2010, Congress passed the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, inspired by Michelle Obama's anti-child-obesity campaign. The law provides extra money for school...
  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...
  • Court hears arguments on voters having to prove citizenship

    One day before Arizona’s primary election, the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver heard arguments Monday on the constitutionality of voters having to prove citizenship through a passport or birth certificate before they can register to...
  • India's Modi slams whispering campaign against top minister

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday denied reports that the son of a top minister was involved in influence peddling, seeking to staunch the type of corruption allegations that sent the country's last government to...
  • Emmy rumors putting Obama in Killer Rabbit's path

     Emmy rumors putting Obama in Killer Rabbit's path
    Now that entertainment reporters have piled on President Barack Obama with their absolutely bogus stories about him attending the Emmy Awards, one thing seems certain: Obama's Killer Rabbit moment is fast approaching. Most likely the Killer Rabbit...
  • VA inquiry stops short of linking deaths to delays in care in Phoenix

    On the same day President Obama pledged to regain veterans’ trust, Department of Veterans Affairs investigators reported that they had been unable to prove that delays in medical care caused any deaths at the VA medical center in Phoenix,...
  • Obama tells American Legion he's working to regain veterans' trust

    President Obama said Tuesday that he is working to “regain the trust” of the nation’s veterans by improving their access to quality healthcare and education as he struggles to recover from a scandal that thrust the beleaguered Department...
  • Some HealthCare.gov contractors see contract values rise: report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three firms involved in the troubled Obamacare website HealthCare.gov have seen their contract values exceed initial estimates by more than a quarter-billion dollars, including the lead IT contractor at the time of the site's...
  • Andres Mejia: Herbalife promotes healthy lifestyle

    A battle has recently been waged by a Wall Street executive against a company that has helped me — and hundreds of thousands of others nationwide — maintain a healthy lifestyle. Herbalife. This Wall Street executive, Bill Ackman, is telling...