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President Obama Asks "Dignity and Respect" For Ebola Healthcare Workers   - 11 Hours ago
Officials in Maine threaten court action if nurse Kaci Hickox violates self-quarantine.

Maria Elena Durazo leaving top post at L.A. County Federation of Labor   - 13 Hours ago
Maria Elena Durazo — the powerful Los Angeles County labor leader who helped elect politicians, boost wages and push through major development projects — said Wednesday that she is leaving her post to
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President Obama Praises Health Care Workers in Fight Against Ebola   - 14 Hours ago
White House sets two different quarantine guidelines for health care workers and U.S. troops in West Africa.

Want More Social Conflict?   - 8 Hours ago
NPR  recently reported  on a June 2014  journal article  in which political scientists Shanto Iyengar and Sean Westwood conclude that one’s political affiliation is now the primary source of group polarization

Social ties matter Beyond Bushfires   - 13 Hours ago
Speaking at a Beyond Bushfires re symposium, a lead reer Associate Professor Lisa Gibbs reported that social ties matter. "Separation from close loved ones, during and immediately after the fires, was

With selfies and listicles, U.S. politicians go vote-hunting on social …   - 8 Hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From viral videos to selfies, listicles and "throwback Thursday" photos, candidates in the Nov. 4 midterm elections are leaving no social media stone unturned. Where a 2010 gubernatorial

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With selfies and listicles, U.S. politicians go vote-hunting on social media   - 9 Hours ago
A supporter takes a 'selfie' with former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney … WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From viral videos to selfies, listicles and "throwback Thursday" photos, candidates in the Nov. 4

Obama tries to calm Ebola quarantine fears with health care workers in at-risk period   - 11 Hours ago
Doctors and nurses, including some who could be incubating the disease, appeared in East Room photo-op with the president President shook hands with everyone on stage during White House reception about

GOP Senate Candidate Says Poor People Can Just Retire Early If Social Security Age   - 12 Hours ago
Sean Gardner via Email Comment BATON ROUGE, La. -- Bill Cassidy, the Republican challenger to Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), suggested during a debate Wednesday that residents of a desperately poor

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Health Care Overhaul Doubts Ease for Insurers   - 12 Hours ago
Oct 29, 2014 - 18:43 GMT What a difference a year makes. The nation's biggest health insurers entered last fall cautious about a major coverage expansion initiated by the health

Social media aggregator Stackla receives $2m investment to accelerate US and UK   - 13 Hours ago
Sydney-based social media aggregator Stackla has received investments totalling $2m which the company says will accelerate its expansion plans in the US and Europe. In its first round of funding, venture

Ohio trooper pleads guilty to civil rights charges   - 13 Hours ago
This photo provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol shows… AP News | 10/29/14 05:56 pm COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A former state trooper accused of forcing female motorists into sexual acts

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IQ2 debate: Does income inequality impair the 'American dream?'   - 9 Hours ago
A debate from the Intelligence Squared US series. The motion is: Income inequality impairs the American Dream of upward mobility. YES: Elise Gould of the Economic Policy Institute. YES: Nick Hanauer,

In third TV debate, Katko, Maffei clash on transportation, Social Security and who   - 12 Hours ago
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - For all the talking points and practice that goes into prepping for a congressional debate, U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei made a mistake Wednesday night that he will have to take up with his high

'Leading Globally': Obama Meets With Health Care Workers Fighting Ebola   - 13 Hours ago
President Barack Obama repeated his message that America needs to support those treating the Ebola outbreak in Africa, saying “the world owes them a debt of gratitude” — even as authorities in Maine weighed

Pres. Obama emphasizes support for health care workers helping Ebola patients 2014-10-29   - 14 Hours ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - President Obama has emphasized his support for health care workers helping Ebola patients. Wednesday's meeting at the White House comes as the majority of Americans

Grand Park's Dia de los Muertos celebration highlights social issues   - 14 Hours ago
The news clipping on the altar told the story of an 83-year-old man, struck and killed by a motorist in Glendale. Dozens of shoes--painted ghostly-white--were arrayed in front of the altar, in remembrance

McConnell claims he never supported Social Security privatization   - 14 Hours ago
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell last Thursday, boasting about having worked with George W. Bush in a failed effort to create private Social Security accounts—and complaining that Democrats refused

Debate: Does income inequality impair the American Dream?   - 14 Hours ago
Income inequality has been on the rise in the U.S. for decades. The top 1 percent of earners in the U.S. now holds a much greater share of national income than three decades ago. At the same time, incomes

U.S. sues NYC, Computer Sciences for alleged Medicaid fraud   - 10/28/2014
7:22am IST NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States on Monday sued New York City and Computer Sciences Corp ( CSC.N ), accusing them of defrauding Medicaid into making millions of dollars of improper

Right House....Right Price! Former U.S. Secretary of HUD Hails New Book "An Invaluable   - 20 Hours ago
Horseshoe Bay, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/29/2014 -- Adrian De Silva Ruiz has a long history connecting buyers with their dream homes at the right price, saving clients up to $100,000 on their purchase. He

Grimes courts labor votes with Warren in Kentucky   - 10/29/2014
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren brought her brand of populist politics back to Kentucky on Tuesday to campaign for Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes one week before voters go to the polls in one of the country's

What the U.S. economy would look like if racial inequality didn’t exist   - 10/28/2014
Photo courtesy of Flickr user peddhapati , under a Creative Commons license. The moral case against racial inequality in the U.S. is pretty simple. When we don't give equal opportunity to minority

5,000 more Ebola health workers needed in W. Africa, World Bank says   - 10/28/2014
West Africa needs an additional 5,000 health care workers from outside of the region to help fight the Ebola outbreak, said World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday. "With the fear factor going

French government urges lawmakers to vote welfare cuts before EU verdict   - 10/28/2014
France's President Francois Hollande addresses a news conference after an European Union leaders summit in Brussels October 24, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Francois Lenoir (Reuters) - The French government
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