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  • New data shows Americans' incomes still stagnant after recession

    New data shows Americans' incomes still stagnant after recession
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In what has become a recurring theme in America's long slog back from the 2007-09 recession, most U.S. households again saw no noticeable increase in their income last year. A report from the Census Bureau on Tuesday showed the...
  • Convicted ex-aide to former Mayor Washington dies

    Convicted ex-aide to former Mayor Washington dies
    Clarence McClain, a controversial former aide to the late Mayor Harold Washington, has died at 73. McClain died Sept. 4, according to a death notice and the funeral home handling his services. The cause of his death was not available. “He was...
  • Restaurant manager honored for mentorship

    Marcus Goncalves, general manager of the Red Lobster in Boynton Beach, received the company's People Developer award for his mentorship style of management. One of only three general managers selected for the award this year, Goncalves was selected...
  • U.S. Congress could link inversion plan, tax breaks: lawmaker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate's top Democratic tax-writer said on Tuesday he is considering linking legislation to curb foreign corporate buyout deals known as inversions with separate efforts to renew expired tax breaks that businesses want...
  • U.S. general does not rule out ground troops in Iraq

    U.S. general does not rule out ground troops in Iraq
    The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U.S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off Islamic State militants in Iraq, but the White House stressed there would be no combat mission for U.S....
  • Cal Thomas: Hillary's 'steak' is not well done

    Liberals have embraced the word "progressive" because it sounds more forward-looking than "liberal," which has a track record voters periodically reject when the ideology doesn't live up to its declared goals (think Hubert Humphrey, George McGovern,...
  • Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission

    Richard Blumenthal Unsatisfied After Questioning Hagel on ISIS Mission
    Washington -- Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., was one of several lawmakers on Tuesday who tried to pin down top Pentagon officials on the administration's new campaign to target Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria, and they were not satisfied with the...
  • 'Science Friday' Public Radio Host To Pay $145,531 To Settle Misuse Allegations

    Ira Flatow, host of the Science Friday program which airs on public radio stations, and his Stamford-based for-profit corporation, will pay $145,531 to resolve allegations that the company misused money from a nearly $1 million grant from the National...
  • Panel Condemns NU Exec's Pro-Malloy Solicitation As 'Offensive' – But Finds No Violation

    Panel Condemns NU Exec's Pro-Malloy Solicitation As 'Offensive' – But Finds No Violation
    The State Elections Enforcement Commission Tuesday found that Northeast Utilities CEO Thomas May didn't violate the law last year when he solicited more than $50,000 from subordinates to support re-election of Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy –...
  • Clarence Page: Obama's fight with the Islamic State

    As he offered to the nation his prescription for the Islamic State crisis, President Barack Obama reminded me of Michael Corleone in "The Godfather: Part III." "Just when I thought I was out," sighed the young mob boss about his efforts to leave the...
  • The NFL scandal shows why you shouldn't get your news from the PR dept.

    The purchase and sale of news reporters by powerful institutions and influential people are hardly a new phenomenon. But like all manifestations of disproportionate wealth, it's been raised to glorious new heights during the early 21st century. Not only...