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American teens dont want to work
on 20 Jun 2014
, latest 4 years ago Hereâ€™s yet another thing your teenager doesnâ€™t want to do this summer: get a job. During the dot-com boom in the late 1990s, when national unemployment was only about 4%,...
At least 84 dead, 100s hurt in Nice Bastille Day truck attack, driver shot dead
on 14 Jul 2016
, latest a year ago At least 84 people were killed in the southern French town of Nice when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday in a suspected terrorist...
The Democrats Need a New Message
on 29 May 2017
, latest 6 months ago How low do you have to sink to lose an election in this country? Republicans have been trying to answer that question for years. But they've been unable to find...
Labor Shortage Leaves $13 Million in Crops to Rot in Fields
on 25 Jun 2017
, latest 7 months ago Last year marked the fifth consecutive year Santa Barbara Countyâ€™s agriculture industry has struggled with labor shortages, which have ranged from 15 to 26 percent. Farmers, therefore, must leave crops...
CEOs Aren’t Waiting for the Tax Bill to Pass — They’ve Already Started Pocketing the Windfall
on 19 Dec 2017
, latest 13 days ago U.S. corporations are already beginning the process of pocketing the winnings from the tax bill jackpot they expect to hit any day now, undercutting, in a remarkably public fashion, the...
Dad accused of killing teen found in daughter's room
on 13 Mar 2014
, latest 4 years ago A Harris County grand jury will decide what, if any, charges will be filed against a Spring father accused of fatally shooting a 17-year-old boy he found in his teenage...
High-Speed Trading Isn't About Efficiency - It's About Cheating
on 8 Feb 2014
, latest 4 years ago "When hedge funds use bots to buy and sell stocks within milliseconds, they're not improving the market. They're rigging the market." "That brings us to high-frequency trading (HFT) hedge funds....
Rigged - Forced into debt, Worked past exhaustion, Left with nothing
on 16 Jun 2017
, latest 7 months ago â€œThis is a classic case where the little guy gets screwedâ€ These port truckers -- many of them poor immigrants who speak little English -- are responsible for moving almost...
Clinton's new email problem
on 23 Jul 2016
, latest a year ago In one email dated May 5, 2016, with the subject line â€œNo sâ€“t,â€ the chief financial officer of the Democratic National Committee, Brad Marshall, plotted how to try to portray...
Why kids today are out of shape, disrespectful and in charge
on 31 Jan 2016
, latest 2 years ago "The Collapse of Parenting" - Dr. Leonard Sax has been a parent, family physician and psychologist for 27 years, conducting workshops around the world for parents, teachers, social workers, counselors,...
At least 3 Dead in Truck Attack in Stockholm. DHS enacts extreme vetting of all motor vehicles in the U.S.
on 7 Apr 2017
, latest 9 months ago Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said a truckâ€™s lethal path of destruction through a central Stockholm shopping street on Friday was a â€œterrible act of terror,â€ as police closed off...
I feel I kind of ruined my life by going to college
on 2 Jul 2016
, latest 2 years ago Today, there is a student debt class like no other: about 42 million Americans bearing $1.3 trillion in student debt thatâ€™s altering lives, relationships, and even retirement. â€œI feel I...
Guns tend to empower white, financially unstable men—who oppose gun control
on 30 Nov 2017
, latest 2 months ago For many—particularly advertisers—this culture conjures ideas of morally strong, empowered, self-reliant, American patriots bearing arms. And it grazes notions of masculine heroes, protectors, and providers.But it’s difficult to define a...
Things emergency rooms wont tell you
on 6 Dec 2013
, latest 4 years ago "Why it takes so long and costs so much to get care in the E.R." "More people step into ERs every year, with visits hitting 130 million in 2010, up...
House cat with "history of violence" attacks baby, traps family in bedroom
on 10 Mar 2014
, latest 4 years ago (Reuters) - A rampaging, 22-pound Oregon house cat with a "history of violence" attacked a baby and trapped a family and their dog in a bedroom at their Portland...
Ronald Reagan's Benghazi
on 6 May 2014
, latest 4 years ago Ever since militant jihadists killed four Americans, including the U.S. Ambassador, in an attack on a U.S. diplomatic outpost in that remote Libyan town two years ago, House Republicans have...
Veterans Day - What Have We Learned From 24 Years of War?
on 10 Nov 2014
, latest 3 years ago November 11, 2014 - The responsibility for starting and ending wars, the way wars are fought and the losses we suffer all rest with our elected civilian leadership. What have...
Obama Administration New H-1B Visa Rule Helps High-Skilled Foreign Workers
on 31 Dec 2015
, latest 2 years ago The Obama administration is helping some high-skilled, foreign workers remain in the country without being tied to their employers. The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday new rules that would...
California teacher pensions: Brown vows to start debate
on 12 Jan 2014
, latest 4 years ago SACRAMENTO -- In Gov. Jerry Brown's promise to start paying off California's massive liabilities, the largest single unfunded debt will not be seeing any additional pay-down in the coming fiscal...
NYC apartment building to have seperate door for the poor
on 21 Jul 2014
, latest 3 years ago David Von Spreckelsen, senior vice president at Toll Brothers, another developer specializing in luxury residencies, told The Real Deal in 2013. 'So now you have politicians talking about that, saying...