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Republicans in Congress are attempting to block signature environmental plans from the Obama Administration. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling a powerful Senate committee moved Thursday to block Obama...
Working overtime doesn’t always equate to overtime pay. Photo by Getty Images Editor’s Note: In his 2015 State of the Union, President Obama briefly addressed overtime pay, noting, “We still need to make sure employees get the overtime they...
The Supreme Court issued two decisions on Thursday that targeted different issues of free speech. Photo by Joshua Roberts /Reuters WASHINGTON — In dueling decisions Thursday about free speech, the Supreme Court upheld Texas’ refusal to issue...
This April, Gwen Ifill received a letter that began: “Dear Ms. Ifill, I hope you remember me, but if you do not, my name is Sophie Sabin.” That letter became a catalyst to an inspirational moment for hundreds of middle school students in Newark,...
Photo by Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters WASHINGTON — The agency that failed to secure data on millions of federal workers is now being criticized by its own independent watchdog over a plan to modernize its aging computer networks. In a “flash audit...
Photo by Kim Kardashian/Courtesy of RizzoliKim Kardashian West is worthy of your attention. The queen of selfies released a 448-page coffee table book last month with her trademark pout on the cover. Titled “Selfish,” the celebrity...