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  • Vietnamese-American women borrow from old, new styles in business ventures

    Gia Ly darts in through the doors of her family's Westminster, Calif., restaurant and hawk-eyes the tables and corners all with a few screen swipes and finger pinches on her iPhone. Ly is navigating a virtual tour she set up to promote her family's...
  • Tax Day: Who pays the most?

    Which taxpayers experience the greatest tax burden and who pays the most in taxes? As Americans navigated the labyrinthine tax code ahead of Tax Day, many felt the sting of myriad tax increases. Despite calls for more taxes on the rich, the latest IRS...
  • Texas facilities lacking in sprinkler systems a year after fertilizer plant explosion

    AUSTIN, Texas One year after the fatal explosion at the West Fertilizer Co. plant, just one of the nearly 100 facilities in Texas that store large amounts of potentially explosive ammonium nitrate is equipped with a fire-dampening sprinkler system,...
  • Hartford Superintendent Finalists Meet The Public

    Hartford Superintendent Finalists Meet The Public
    HARTFORD — Two out-of-state educators competing to be Hartford's superintendent of schools faced a daylong test of public and private interviews Wednesday, with both finalists telling their audiences that they were the right person to lead the...
  • Kitchens could be sources of drug-resistant bacteria

    Kitchens could be sources of drug-resistant bacteria
    Cutting boards used to prepare raw poultry may be an important source of drug-resistant bacteria in hospital kitchens and private homes, according to a new study. The more bacteria are exposed to antibiotics, the higher the chance they will develop...
  • Obama y republicanos se enfrentan abiertamente por reforma a la inmigración en EEUU

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Las disputas por la reforma a la ley de inmigración en Estados Unidos se intensificaron el miércoles, cuando el presidente Barack Obama y los republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes se acusaron mutuamente de obstaculizar...
  • State Taps 97 Teachers To Help Promote Common Core

    HARTFORD — State education officials have asked 97 teachers from 86 schools to help develop high-quality lessons and resources for controversial new academic goals known as the Common Core State Standards. "It's so essential that as we undertake...
  • Chicago violence stitched into homicide quilt

    Chicago violence stitched into homicide quilt
    Hanging on a wall in a storefront art gallery in Logan Square is a quilt stitched by hands that have felt the scope of homicide in Chicago, felt it with tired fingers pushing needles through fabric over and over and over again, lovingly spelling out the...
  • Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants

    Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials are considering allowing bond hearings for immigrants in prolonged detention, officials said, a shift that could slow the pace of deportations because immigration courts expedite cases of incarcerated...
  • Obama, Republicans openly feud over immigration legislation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Partisan bickering over immigration reform legislation intensified on Wednesday as President Barack Obama and House of Representatives Republicans accused each other of standing in the way of progress one year after bipartisan...
  • New U.S. sanctions against Russia likely after Geneva meeting

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions punishing Russia for its actions in Ukraine are likely to be announced as early as Friday if, as expected, a meeting between top foreign ministers in Geneva fails to produce significant progress. U.S. officials...