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  • Inmigración podría propiciar enfrentamiento sobre presupuesto de Estados Unidos

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Los conservadores del Congreso de Estados Unidos que se oponen a las políticas de inmigración del presidente Barack Obama han amenazado con unir el tema a un proyecto de ley de presupuesto, lo que podría producir un enfrentamiento...
  • Andy And Barney Wouldn't Stand A Chance Out There

    Upon viewing the Horsey's View cartoon of Andy Taylor and Barney Fife being compared to today's law enforcement officers [Aug, 23], something struck me that is not being discussed in all the comparisons between Mayberry and contemporary policing. It is...
  • Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case

    Plaintiffs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear Virginia same-sex marriage case
    Lawyers for two couples fighting to overturn Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to decide the issue once and for all. In a filing that continued a recent batch of filings in the case, lawyers representing a gay...
  • Florida firm plans big, low cost, medical marijuana grow operation

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida company plans to build what it believes will be the biggest medical marijuana factory in the country, hoping the economy of scale will lower the cost of the drug which is not covered by insurance. GrowHealthy LLC...
  • Access Health CT Picks Interim Chief From Within

    Access Health CT Picks Interim Chief From Within
    HARTFORD — James Wadleigh, chief information officer for Access Health CT, was the unanimous choice Wednesday to lead the organization at least through November. Access Health CT, the state health insurance exchange implementing the Affordable Care...
  • Auto sales surge, but buyers may have loans longer than the cars

    WASHINGTON U.S. automobile sales are sizzling in part because Americans increasingly are taking out longer and longer loans to purchase used and new vehicles. That U.S. consumers are unleashing pent-up demand after holding off on buying new cars is...
  • Obama needs no more 'red lines'

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama, in his determination to get American foreign policy off what he has called "a perpetual war footing," must take care now not to box himself in with any more comments about "red lines" that restrict his options. As he...
  • Rekha Basu: Trendiness aside, ice bucket challenge a triumph for those who have suffered

    My son explained the gig this way: People are dumping buckets of ice water over themselves, filming it and posting the videos online. Then they tag three others, who have 24 hours to do the same or pay up. They're doing this in the name of ALS. I wasn'...
  • 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...
  • U.S. loses bid to dismiss ex-AIG CEO's $25 billion lawsuit over bailout

    (Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected the United States' bid to dismiss a more than $25 billion lawsuit filed by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the former chief executive of American International Group Inc, over the insurer's government bailout, clearing...
  • Tesla gigafactory: State budget watchdogs urge restraint on tax breaks, incentives

    The fierce competition among five states to land Tesla Motors' planned "gigafactory" for battery production has been the economic development story of the summer. Now budget watchdogs from Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas have jointly...