GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
Unemployment falls to 7.5%; job creation solid in April The job market plugged along steadily, and unemployment fell in April, according to new data out Friday, suggesting that the U.S. economy is still expanding. The nation added 165,000 jobs in April as the unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, from 7.6 percent in March, the Labor Department said on Friday. More
U.S. Jobless Claims Fall to 5-Year Low The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than five years, a positive signal for the labor market ahead of Friday's April jobs report. More
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Extending Unemployment Benefits EUC in 2014; U.S. jobless benefits and emergency compensation update; Spain’s Prime Minister Supports Jobless Too many lawmakers, specifically in the House of Representatives, were unwilling to support an extension bill vote. The House allowed a bill pushed on by the Senate to sit on the floor until it was figuratively swept under the rug. Talk of another ... 12/16/2014 - 10:53 pm | View Link
Unemployment Benefits: Expired, But Set For an Extension Vote File-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said he was optimistic that the Congress would work together to resolve the issue of extending unemployment benefits on his first day of the year back at the Senate floor. (AP Image) Senators in Washington will vote ... 12/9/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Heller says lame duck Congress will not vote on unemployment benefits extension As the lame duck, 113th Congress enters its last few days trying to complete all its unfinished business, one bill it will not be trying to pass is the long-term unemployment benefits extension. It is not as if the benefits extension is still not necessary ... 12/7/2014 - 3:24 pm | View Link
Unemployment Extension 2014: Ohio Senator Rob Portman Never Pressed Boehner On Vote The 2014 unemployment extension measure passed by the Senate on April 7 would likely never have made it past a Republican filibuster attempt without the support of Ohio’s junior Senator, 58-year-old Rob Portman. It was Portman who helped craft the ... 05/28/2014 - 2:42 pm | View Link
Unemployment Extension Vote Not Worrying House Republicans Reid, left, plans to bring the bipartisan unemployment benefits extension to the Senate floor soon. In the House, Boehner and his fellow Republicans plan to hold out for more concessions from Democrats. House Republicans say they feel little political ... 03/25/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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Senate vote today on extension of unemployment benefits unemployment benefits to 1.3 million Americans. The Senate had been expected to vote as one of its first acts today, but with many members not yet ... 12/16/2014 - 6:18 am | View Website
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Unemployment Extension 2014: Senate Bill, Hope For Jobless ... An unemployment extension in 2014 is officially dead, as House members went on recess Friday without voting on the Senate extension bill which expires Saturday. 05/30/2014 - 10:06 pm | View Website
Unemployment Extension 2014: Obama Fails To Call Boehner ... The 2014 unemployment extension bill has just two more weeks to live and so far President Barack Obama has not called House Speaker John Boehner to urge a vote. 05/17/2014 - 7:59 pm | View Website
The U. S. Supreme Court on Friday declined to extend a stay sought by Florida officials defending the state’s ban on same-sex marriages, allowing gay marriages to proceed in Florida next month. Weddings would be allowed to start on Jan. 6 under an order by the 11th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals
More than 4,400 people filed adoption papers for homeless dogs during what was billed as the first all-star dog adoption telethon, producers say.
"If only half of those result in adoptions, that would be huge," director Michael Levitt said.
Seventy dogs from rescues across the country were featured on the two-hour Thanksgiving night telecast — a show the producer see becoming a fixture in the future.
More than 4 million people tuned in to the show, which was co-hosted by actresses Hilary Swank and Jane Lynch, and aired on donated time from the Fox Network.
Besides the permanent homes offered, 250 people signed up as foster parents for homeless dogs, Levitt said.
Swank said for her, the magic of "Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular" was "watching the dream of saving hundreds of dogs turn into the reality that became thousands as the awareness was raised of the severe homeless pet problem.
Officials have awarded a temporary contract for a concessionaire to provide services at the The Grand Canyon's South Rim.
The one-year contract to Xanterra (zan-TAYR'-uh) Parks & Resorts averts a shutdown of some of the park's iconic hotels and its mule rides to the bottom of the canyon.
Xanterra has been providing those services for decades but its current contract ends Dec.