- Q&A: A French economist's grim view of wealth gap
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 11:48 AM
If you'd like to live in Downton Abbey, the good news is that our economy has entered a second Gilded Age of opulence and elegance. The bad news is that you'll likely end up among the vast majority stuck sweating in the kitchen. In a new book, Thomas Piketty, the French economist who helped popularize the notion of a privileged 1 percent, sounds a grim warning: The U.
- Union protests postal counters in Staples stores
Associated Press, Wednesday - 04/23/2014 - 10:51 AM
Postal workers plan protests in 27 states Thursday against the opening of postal counters in Staples stores that are staffed with Staples employees.
- Aereo CEO speaks on company, Supreme Court case
Associated Press, Tuesday - 04/22/2014 - 12:48 PM
Television broadcasters face off at the U. S. Supreme Court on Tuesday with Aereo, a company that offers live TV over the Internet. The case hinges on whether the service constitutes a public performance in violation of copyright law.
- Supreme Court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban
FOXNews, Tuesday - 04/22/2014 - 11:17 AM
The Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.
- Michelle Obama: 'splurging is the key to life'
Kansas City Star, Monday - 04/21/2014 - 06:47 PM
Michelle Obama says "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries.
- US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case
Associated Press, Monday - 04/21/2014 - 03:48 AM
The U. S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its defaulted bonds.
- Probe could complicate Rick Perry's prospects
Miami Herald, Sunday - 04/20/2014 - 10:39 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has spent a record 14 years in office vanquishing nearly all who dared confront him: political rivals, moms against mandatory vaccines for sixth graders, a coyote in the wrong place at the wrong time.
- Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL
Kansas City Star, Saturday - 04/19/2014 - 04:47 PM
Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
- National energy boom blurs political battle lines
Associated Press, Saturday - 04/19/2014 - 08:55 AM
The U. S. energy boom is blurring the traditional political battle lines across the country.
- Some countries get Obama, but want his wife, too
Associated Press, Friday - 04/18/2014 - 03:05 PM
When President Barack Obama travels abroad, sometimes it's not enough for just the leader of the free world to show up. People in other countries want the first lady, too.
- Advice to Democrats: Don't say 'recovery'
Denver Post, Friday - 04/18/2014 - 02:47 PM
mdash; Election-year memo to Democratic candidates: Don't talk about the economic recovery.
- Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law
San Diego Union-Tribune, Friday - 04/18/2014 - 10:47 AM
A surge of eleventh-hour enrollments has improved the outlook for President Barack Obama's health care law, with more people signing up overall and a much-needed spark of interest among young adults.