- Clinton: Hopeful US can reach 'verifiable deal' with Iran
Miami Herald, Saturday - 07/04/2015 - 02:49 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she is hopeful the U. S. can reach a "strong verifiable deal" to curb Iran's nuclear weapons program by next week's deadline. …
- Many but not all in GOP object as US, Cuba plan embassies
Sacramento Bee, Thursday - 07/02/2015 - 04:47 PM
Republican objections, especially from GOP presidential hopefuls, illustrate the obstacles ahead as U. S. and Cuban leaders plan to open embassies in Havana and Washington later this month. …
- How Obama reversed course on federal college ratings
Associated Press, Thursday - 07/02/2015 - 04:33 PM
President Barack Obama wanted dearly to get the government in the business of rating universities based on value and affordability. Nearly two years ago, he said a new system would be in place by 2015.
- Solid hiring expected for June as US job market nears normal
Miami Herald, Thursday - 07/02/2015 - 04:17 AM
U. S. employers likely hired at another strong pace in June, a sign that the job market is nearing full health and giving the Federal Reserve reason to raise interest rates as early as September. …
- Pom-pom pay: California bill gives cheerleaders minimum wage
Sacramento Bee, Wednesday - 07/01/2015 - 10:47 PM
They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wage. …
- State Department to release Clinton emails on Tuesday night
Sacramento Bee, Wednesday - 07/01/2015 - 02:47 PM
The State Department plans to make about 3,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's correspondence publically available on Tuesday evening. …
- Justices take up dispute over union fees
Sacramento Bee, Wednesday - 07/01/2015 - 08:47 AM
The Supreme Court will consider limiting the power of government employee unions to collect fees from non-members in a case that union officials say could threaten membership and further weaken organized labor. …
- A closer look at Jeb Bush's tax returns, personal finances
Sacramento Bee, Tuesday - 06/30/2015 - 08:33 PM
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday posted more than three decades of tax returns online, revealing he has earned nearly $29 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion in 2007 and paid an effective federal income tax rate of 36 percent between 1981 and 2013. …
- State Dept.: Trade bill can't defend Israel's territories
Associated Press, Tuesday - 06/30/2015 - 05:17 PM
The Obama administration is taking issue with language in a new trade bill meant to discourage boycotts of Israel.
- Obama signs trade, worker assistance bills into law
Sacramento Bee, Tuesday - 06/30/2015 - 08:47 AM
President Barack Obama has signed into law two hard-fought bills giving him greater authority to negotiate international trade deals and providing aid to workers whose jobs are displaced by such pacts. …
- GOP's Jeb Bush to release 33 years of personal tax returns
Associated Press, Tuesday - 06/30/2015 - 08:19 AM
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush plans Tuesday to release 33 years of his personal income tax returns, including before and after his two terms as Florida governor.
- Rand Paul 1st major-party candidate to court pot donors
Associated Press, Tuesday - 06/30/2015 - 03:12 AM
Republican presidential hopeful Rand Paul is courting donors from the marijuana business in a groundbreaking event in Denver.
- White House: No federal bailout for Puerto Rico
Associated Press, Monday - 06/29/2015 - 01:28 PM
The White House says it has no plans to bail out Puerto Rico from its debt crisis.