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NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are expected to spend more during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, but they're not exactly ready to shop 'til they drop like they have been in the past two years. The National Retail...
Only six weeks to go in the presidential campaign, and the public opinion surveys have developed a case of the jitters. Last week, one respected poll reported that President Obama had opened an eight-point lead over Mitt Romney, but another reported...
"There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time." -- Calvin Coolidge, responding to the 1919 Boston police strike This oft-quoted line from the then-governor of Massachusetts might be updated to include "the public...
Change of SubjectThis news story--- A new poll (.pdf) suggests that 1 in 20 Americans now call themselves atheists, a fivefold increase from the last time the survey was taken in 2005. The Religion News Service reports that, to go along with......
Por primera vez en dos décadas, una mujer fue nombrada para moderar un debate presidencial en Estados Unidos. La Comisión sobre los Debates Presidenciales anunció el lunes que la presentadora Candy Crowley de CNN mediará uno de los tres debates previstos...
World NowAs fireworks lit the sky after Egypt elected its first Islamist president last month, Nadeen Gamil, who had endured years of sexual harassment, knew that the battle for women’s rights had taken an ominous turn. While thousands celebrated in Tahrir...
Across the country, a sudden shift is taking place. Bobbie Cleave, a retired teacher in Utah, has put off plans to get a badly needed car. Brian Chandler, a data manager in metro Atlanta, is delaying buying a house, despite needing space for his...
Tags: Finance, Democratic Party, Politics, Republican Party, Prisons
I would shrug and say "So what?" to the latest details from President Barack Obama's pot-smoking past, except for one thing: He stirred so much hope as a candidate for sensible marijuana policy reforms but, as president, has delivered so little change....
As we enter the season of the year in which Americans typically gain at least a pound or two that never goes away, a new report from the Gallup Poll finds that as our actual weight drifts upward, so do our perceptions of what our "ideal" weight would be. ...
Tags: Overweight, Holidays, Obesity, New Year's Day, Weight
CNNWASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden has apologized to President Barack Obama for putting him in a tough position that led to Obama's announcement that he now supports same-sex marriage, senior administration officials said Thursday. Obama said in an...
Holy War. That was the headline emblazoned atop the Huffington Post last week just hours after a number of U.S. Catholic entities, including Notre Dame, filed suit against the provision in the health care law concerning birth control. And, just in case...
The subject was reproductive rights, the audience was fervently pro-choice and the panelists were activists from Planned Parenthood, the National Organization for Women and the ACLU. But although the players may have been typical, the game plan was...
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