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  • First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

    First lady announces one-stop job site for vets

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:59:19 GMT
    To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine. 
    To help veterans leaving the military as it downsizes, the government on Wednesday started a one-stop job-shopping website for them to create resumes, connect with employers and become part of a database for companies to mine. 
  • In Internet TV case, justices show concern

    In Internet TV case, justices show concern

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-04-22 18:41:50 GMT

    Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

     

    Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can protect the copyrights of TV broadcasters to the shows they send out without strangling innovations in the use of the internet.

     
  • High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

    High court upholds Mich affirmative action ban

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 12:57 PM EDT2014-04-22 16:57:50 GMT

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.

     

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice's impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.


     
  • Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

    Late sign-ups improve outlook for Obama health law

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-04-18 15:10:20 GMT
    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  
    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. 
  • Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Obama: 8 million signed up for health care

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:22:47 GMT
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. 
    Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased, President Barack Obama said Thursday. 
  • Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    Obama, Biden announce $600M for job grants

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-04-17 03:30:15 GMT
    Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs. 
    Emphasizing skills training as key to a growing middle class, President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced $600 million in competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs to help people land good-paying jobs. 
  • New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare'

    New 'face,' but some old problems for 'Obamacare'

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:42:37 GMT
    Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political. 
    Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political. 
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  • South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    South Korea ferry disaster may cloud Obama visit

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:26:36 GMT
    President Barack Obama is rejecting suggestions that an Asia-Pacific trade deal is in danger. 
    When President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea on Friday, he will be thrust anew into the role of consoler in chief in a time of crisis, a responsibility he has become all too accustomed to in the United States. 
  • Senate report criticizes former DHS watchdog

    Senate report criticizes former DHS watchdog

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:26:03 GMT
    A Senate subcommittee says the Homeland Security Department's former acting inspector general was too cozy with the White House appointees whose activities he was supposed to oversee. 
    A Senate subcommittee says the Homeland Security Department's former acting inspector general was too cozy with the White House appointees whose activities he was supposed to oversee. 
  • US unwilling to give up Mideast peace process yet

    US unwilling to give up Mideast peace process yet

    Thursday, April 24 2014 2:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 18:26:01 GMT
    The U.S. isn't ready to write off Mideast peace negotiations as failed, even after Israel broke off talks with Palestinian leaders who are trying to create a coalition government with the Hamas terror group. 
    The U.S. isn't ready to write off Mideast peace negotiations as failed, even after Israel broke off talks with Palestinian leaders who are trying to create a coalition government with the Hamas terror group. 
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