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  • Another excuse to stall the Keystone XL decision

    Another excuse to stall the Keystone XL decision
    Last week the Obama administration jumped on a court ruling in Nebraska to delay a federal decision one more time on the Keystone XL pipeline. You could almost hear the president saying, thank you Cornhuskers! Or in this case, Cornhusker, singular. In...
  • Treasury secretary to show 'commitment' to Detroit in visit

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will visit bankrupt Detroit this week to highlight the Obama administration's "continued commitment to the city's revitalization and explore ways to promote job creation and economic growth," according to...
  • Obama names Washington veteran Neil Eggleston as White House counsel

    Obama names Washington veteran Neil Eggleston as White House counsel
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama is turning to Neil Eggleston, a veteran of the Whitewater and Iran-Contra confrontations between Capitol Hill and the White House, to help guide his administration through what could be stormy years ahead with Congress....
  • No joke, Chicago is America's funniest city

    No joke, Chicago is America's funniest city
    Chicago is seriously funny. A new study by the University of Colorado at Boulder ranks Chicago as America’s funniest city, beating out laugh riots Boston and Atlanta to claim the top spot. Researchers hailed Chicagoans for their witty banter and...
  • Celebrating 150 years of 'In God We Trust' on our change

    Celebrating 150 years of 'In God We Trust' on our change
    While money is the root of all evil, it's still a good reminder of who's in charge, and has been for 150 years. On April 22, 1864, the U.S. passed a law so that for the first time, the phrase "In God We Trust" would appear on currency. The first coin to...
  • Family-Friendly Cherry Blossom Festival In New Haven

    Family-Friendly Cherry Blossom Festival In New Haven
    This year may just be perfect timing for viewing the blossoms during the 41st annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Wooster Square Park in New Haven on Sunday, April 27. "When [the blossoms] come out varies from year to year," says festival co-chair Charlie...
  • Marijuana legalization gives penny stock a wild ride

    The news releases began to flow in February. A Mission Viejo, Calif., penny-stock company announced it was leaving behind the world of nutritional supplements to enter "the growing billion-dollar marijuana industry." The newly rechristened CannaBusiness...
  • Native American rapper looks to break stereotypes

     Native American rapper looks to break stereotypes
    Frank Waln and his mother used to go for long walks on their South Dakota reservation. One evening about a decade ago, when Waln was 12, he saw an object in a ditch that caught the last bit of sunlight. It was a CD, and although it was terribly...
  • U.S. official responsible for reforming Medicare is leaving post

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday announced the departure of the top health official responsible for reforming Medicare under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. Jonathan Blum, Medicare director and principal deputy...
  • It's all relative [Commentary]

    It's all relative [Commentary]
    Some things are binary. They either are or they aren't. You can't be sort of pregnant or partially certifiable; it's one or the other — like being a Yankees or a Red Sox fan. Yet when it comes to international affairs, little is so cut-and-dried....
  • Chris Brown assault trial delayed after bodyguard found guilty

    Chris Brown assault trial delayed after bodyguard found guilty
    Chris Brown's Washington, D.C., trial on an allegation of assault has been delayed until Wednesday after a guilty verdict for bodyguard Christopher Hollosy complicated defense-attorney plans. It was thought that Hollosy might testify that only he, not...