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WASHINGTON — Of all the buzzwords and phrases popping up early in the presidential campaign, “income inequality” must be close to the top of the list. And it’s not just Democrats insisting that the nation must deal with it firmly...
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during a news conference following party policy lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats dealt President Barack Obama a stinging...
Last week, Panera Bread announced that it will be removing more than 150 artificial ingredients from the items on its menu. The restaurant chain follows Chipotle and Kraft as the latest company to jump on the menu-makeover bandwagon. Allison Aubrey...
Photo by Flickr user Thomas Favre-Bulle For most children, swearing in school, throwing Skittles on a bus or walking around without a hallpass would get them sent to the principal’s office. But in the Jefferson Parish School District of Louisiana,...
An official from the University of Virginia has filed a libel suit against Rolling Stone, Wenner Media and Sabrina Erdely, alleging they portrayed the university community as being indifferent about gang rape on campus, Reuters reported. An...
The number of Americans who consider themselves Christian fell to 70.6 percent from 78.4 percent in recent years, according to a new poll. Photo by Nate Chute/Reuters Fewer Americans identify as Christian, a Pew Research Study recently found. While...