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Outrageous ascent of CEO pay

August 15, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission approved a rule last week requiring that large publicly held corporations disclose the ratios of the pay of their top CEOs to the pay of their median workers. more »»

Illegal immigrant workers subsidize Social Security, Medicare

August 15, 2015 Yikes, you really hate me! Many of you, anyway, based on Twitter and Facebook comments posted after I argued immigration with Ann Coulter on my TV show. more »»

Trump and Clinton: incapable of embarrassment

August 15, 2015 August is traditionally a vacation month, and East Coast elites, following European tradition, are thick on the ground in the Hamptons, Martha’s Vineyard (the Obamas’ choice) and Nantucket. more »»

Contrasts in generational living, then and now

August 15, 2015 When contemplating either the best or the worst of times, we find memories are often all too brief, too tenuous, for comparison. more »»

Kerry calls for democracy as US flag is raised in Cuba

August 15, 2015 HAVANA (AP) — Jubilant crowds waved American flags and chanted “Long live the United States!” as the Stars and Stripes rose over the newly reopened U.. more »»

US attourney says evidence disputes stolen baby allegation

August 15, 2015 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Recently discovered medical files further dispute a St. more »»

19 killed in Sao Paulo shootings

August 15, 2015 SAO PAULO (AP) — At least 19 people were shot to death within the span of about three hours in Brazil’s biggest metropolitan area, law enforcement officials said Frida. more »»

Parents, 2 children dead

August 15, 2015 GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Investigators say it appears the deaths of a couple and their two young children in northern Michigan were a “homicide-suicid. more »»

Ex-mayor’s conviction upheld

August 15, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court on Friday upheld the corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was found guilty of two dozen crimes from tax... more »»

DA: shooter’s conviction down to 1 juror

August 15, 2015 CENTENNIAL, Colo. more »»

New area in Lybia held by IS

August 15, 2015 BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Witnesses and officials say Libya’s Islamic State affiliate has seized control of a neighborhood in the central city of Sirte, going door to door searching for members of a... more »»

Fiorina makes stunning debut at debate

August 14, 2015 Not to diminish the importance of the first Republican debate, but it felt like the first in a political survivor series. more »»

Trump’s antics inspire nostalgia for Nixon

August 14, 2015 John P. Sears, before he was manager of Ronald Reagan’s 1976 and 1980 presidential campaigns, had spent the years from 1965 through 1970 working as a top political aide to Richard M. Nixon. more »»

Cream can’t rise in debatable ‘debate’

August 13, 2015 The so-called “debates,” among too many Republicans to have a debate, are yet another painful sign of how much words and ideas have degenerated in our times. more »»

Last race war ended with nuclear option

August 12, 2015 He wanted to start a race war. That, you will recall, was what authorities say white supremacist Dylann Roof had in mind when he shot up a storied African-American church in June. more »»

Joe Biden: Still in the wings

August 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — A report in the New York Times has stirred new speculation that Vice President Joe Biden, who up to now has remained aloof from the 2016 Democratic presidential race, may be edging... more »»

Japan committed to nuclear power despite Fukushima fiasco

August 11, 2015 TOKYO — With the pull of a lever, control rods were lifted Tuesday from the reactor core at a plant in southern Japan, ending a ban on nuclear power following meltdowns at Fukushima in the northeas... more »»

Iraq parliament approves reform plan

August 11, 2015 BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved an ambitious reform plan that would cut spending and eliminate senior posts, including the three largely symbolic vice presidencies,... more »»

 
 

 

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