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  • In the front seat at the ride-sharing revolution

    I was introduced to the sharing economy a few years ago, when my youngest daughter was studying in Denmark and trying to travel Europe on the cheap. "Couch surfing" she called her lodging technique. You book a spot online on the couch of a stranger in a...
  • Absent on immigration reform

    WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party's paralysis on immigration is so complete -- and so utterly irresponsible -- that President Obama has no choice but to act on his own. Just say the word immigration and most GOP members of Congress either change the...
  • More U.S. reconstruction aid to go to parts of eastern Ukraine: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk on Monday that the United States would provide almost $7 million in reconstruction aid to parts of eastern Ukraine, including $1 million in new support, the...
  • California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland

    California man pleads guilty to aiding 2009 murder in Maryland
    A California man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to his role in the 2009 killing of a friend's spouse on the Eastern Shore. Dellando Recardo Campbell, 31, of Lemoore, Calif., admitted helping Ryan Holness, 33, luring Holness' 26-year-old wife,...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Put partisanship aside for sensible immigration reform

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama three weeks ago attended July 4 ceremonies for 25 members of the U.S. armed forces who were sworn in as newly minted American citizens. It was a quiet, dignified and impressive event that punctuated the importance of...
  • The Homestead, established in 1766, has refreshed guests since before Revolutionary War

    The Homestead, established in 1766, has refreshed guests since before Revolutionary War
    "Yep, I've seen a lot of changes," says 88-year-old Virginia Strasser. She has worked behind the scenes at what is now The Omni Homestead Resort & Spa deep in the Allegheny Mountains for 62 years. Strasser is one of an exclusive club of employees who...
  • Who are the leaders in sexual harassment prevention?

    Who are the leaders in sexual harassment prevention?
    When asked which transit agencies are models for sexual harassment awareness prevention and reporting, Holly Kearl of Stop Street Harassment pointed to Boston and D.C. Advocates there have long been pushing these campaigns, which have led to an increase...
  • White House: U.S., Europe to issue new sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and European leaders, in a show of solidarity, agreed on Monday to impose a wider set of sanctions against Russia's financial, defense and energy sectors in the wake of the shootdown of a passenger jet...
  • EEUU y Unión Europea impondrán nuevas sanciones a Rusia esta semana

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, y líderes europeos, acordaron el lunes imponer un amplio rango de sanciones contra los sectores financiero, de defensa y energía de Rusia tras el derribo de un avión de pasajeros en...
  • Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak as U.S. agencies provide support: U.S. official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is getting updates on the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, an administration official said on Monday, noting U.S. agencies had increased their assistance in...
  • Slower U.S. healthcare cost rise extending life of Medicare fund: trustees

    Slower U.S. healthcare cost rise extending life of Medicare fund: trustees
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tamer spending at U.S. hospitals and expected savings from President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul are shoring up the funding outlook for the Medicare program for the elderly, trustees of the program said on Monday. Medicare's...