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WASHINGTON — A sheriffs’ organization is broadening its concerns about the popular Waze (pronounced “ways”) mobile traffic app. Now it says a feature that lets drivers warn others about nearby police cruisers not only presents a...
Janet Yellen has her priorities straight, says Paul Krugman. Photo by IMF Staff Photograph/Stephen Jaffe via Flickr user International Monetary Fund. The Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to remain “patient” on...
Brothers David Koch, left, and Charles Koch are two of the richest men in American and two of the biggest players in U.S. politics. Officials for the Koch Brothers’ political organization announced Monday that the group has budgeted a whopping...
A new study shows that the fast-food industry can pay a $15 minimum wage without cutting jobs or profit rates. Photo by Flickr user Xiaozhuli. Boosting the federal minimum wage would be great news for the workers who’d receive a higher paycheck. Not...
Actress Melissa McCarthy is one of the actresses slated to appear in the third ‘Ghostbusters’ movie. Photo by REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni. If you’re rebooting the popular Ghostbusters franchise, who you gonna call? Director Paul Feig rang...
A new poll finds that most people think Congress or states should act to restore health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court decides later this year they are not permitted in states where the federal government is running the marketplace. The...