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  • More than a third of U.S. adults pursued by collection agencies

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - More than a third of U.S. adults have bad debt that has been handed over to a collection agency and their average debt in collections is $5,178, according to a study published on Tuesday by the Urban Institute. The authors of the...
  • U.S. appeals court upholds federal meat labeling regulation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday rejected a food industry challenge to a federal rule concerning labeling requirements for meat, marking a potential setback for other businesses fighting federal regulations on free-speech grounds....
  • Act now on climate change or see costs soar, White House says

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Putting off expensive measures to curb climate change will only cost the United States more in the long run, the White House said on Tuesday in a report meant to bolster a series of actions President Barack Obama has proposed to...
  • U.S. House Speaker Boehner dismisses talk of impeaching Obama

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans have no plans to begin impeachment proceedings against President Barack Obama, House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner declared on Tuesday, putting the blame on Democrats for stirring up pre-midterm election...
  • Reports: NBPA hires Roberts as executive director

    The Sports Xchange Reports: NBPA hires Roberts as executive director More than a year after Billy Hunter was ousted, the National Basketball Players Association has a new executive director. According to multiple media reports -- and NBA commissioner...
  • U.S. Appeals court throws out artist's Obamacare challenge

    U.S. Appeals court throws out artist's Obamacare challenge
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dismissed a long-shot challenge to the Obamacare health law brought by an Iowa artist. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected claims made by Matt Sissel, who was...
  • Legalizing pot has not spurred use among U.S. teens: study

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A rise in marijuana use among U.S. teens over the past 20 years has no significant tie to the legalization of marijuana for medical use in many states, according to a new research paper. Comparing surveys of marijuana use by...
  • Politicians try to jump-start Dodgers TV talks. 'Seinfeld' to Netflix?

    Politicians try to jump-start Dodgers TV talks. 'Seinfeld' to Netflix?
    After the coffee. Before seeing which politicians weigh in on the Dodgers TV mess today. The Skinny: The dog days of summer are almost upon us. Of course, I have a cat so that doesn't really apply to me. Today's roundup includes more politicians trying...
  • Judges needed: Black lung cases are overwhelming the system

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, July 28: There are few jobs in America that are as hazardous to one's health as working in the coal mines. Toiling in dirty, confined conditions underground for decades will...
  • 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...
  • 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...