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  • Amazon rainforest grew after climate change 2,000 years ago: study

    OSLO (Reuters) - Swathes of the Amazon may have been grassland until a natural shift to a wetter climate about 2,000 years ago let the rainforests form, according to a study that challenges common belief that the world's biggest tropical forest is far...
  • Phoebus senior citizen apartments work begins

    HAMPTON — A 5-acre wooded plot at Mercury Boulevard and Woodland Road is being cleared to make room for a 132-unit senior citizen apartment complex approved by the City Council in January 2013. The $12 million project will include 88 two-bedroom...
  • Privatizing to solve pension mess

    Privatizing to solve pension mess
    In 1979, the original Sony Walkman was the newest way to listen to music. Switchboard operators still connected telephone calls. That's also when the Illinois village of North Riverside signed its first contract with the firefighters' union. A lot has...
  • Parts of Britain struggling with immigration, say government advisers

    LONDON (Reuters) - An influx of immigrants to Britain in the last decade has left parts of the country struggling to cope with the extra pressure on public services, a panel of government advisers said on Tuesday. Immigration has joined the economy at...
  • Correcting inaccuracies about Tamarac's pension plan

    A flawed pension report published in late 2011, which used old data for many cities, continues to be quoted as fact in Sun Sentinel pension-related articles. I appreciate the opportunity to put this matter to rest, specifically as it relates to the city...
  • French MPs pass welfare cuts, unions boycott labor forum

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's parliament approved a series of welfare cuts on Tuesday despite abstentions by left-wing deputies, while a major teachers' union became the third group to boycott a labor forum hosted by President Francois Hollande. With 33...
  • In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?

    In Theory: What's your take on the Hobby Lobby decision?
    In a controversial decision June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the religious rights of the closely held for-profit Hobby Lobby crafts chain, whose owners objected to the Affordable Care Act's contraceptives mandate. (The court did not apply those...
  • Customs under fire for sweeping scans of employees' personal data

    WASHINGTON A troubled division of Customs and Border Protection whose leader was recently ousted by the Obama administration is now accused of improperly scrutinizing the personal information of the agency's 60,000 employees for evidence of potential...
  • Francis Wilkinson: Why Obama may gamble midterms on immigration

    Francis Wilkinson: Why Obama may gamble midterms on immigration
    President Barack Obama has said that he will act administratively on immigration before the midterm election. Pro-immigration activists are pleading with him to "go big and bold," as Gustavo Torres, executive director of CASA de Maryland, told Buzzfeed....
  • Congress looks for ways to combat sex trafficking of children

    WASHINGTON When a group of California school districts teamed up with law enforcement agencies and others to share information about child sex trafficking, it took only days before they were helping the first victim of the crime. Since the...
  • All need to act to stop loss of wood storks in the Everglades

    Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced last month the federal decision to reclassify the American wood stork from endangered to threatened status. This, she said, "demonstrates how the Endangered Species Act can be an effective tool to protect...