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Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — It seems that the impossible has occurred: The nation's most congested city has become a model for traffic control. Yes, gridlock still prevails and drivers' blood pressure still spikes as LA's traffic arteries seize up during...
Reuters(Repeats with no change in content) By Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, May 25 (Reuters) - Saddled with Middle East problems ranging from Iran to Syria and beyond, President Barack Obama now faces one that is both old and new: Iraq. Unresolved sectarian...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saddled with Middle East problems ranging from Iran to Syria and beyond, President Barack Obama now faces one that is both old and new: Iraq. Unresolved sectarian tensions, inflamed by the raging civil war in neighboring Syria,...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON The blossoming IRS scandal over the targeting of conservative groups is provoking new scrutiny and terse questions about the agency's role in shaping and implementing the controversial national health care law, with the biggest changes set to...
ReutersTOKYO (Reuters) - When ill health and political gridlock forced Shinzo Abe to quit after one dismal year as Japan's prime minister, his pride was dented and his self-confidence battered. One thing, however, was intact: his commitment to a controversial...
Vladimir Putin emerged from the obscurity of a secret agent’s life when called to Moscow in 1997 by power-hungry oligarchs in search of a pliable accomplice to plant in the Kremlin. In little more than two years, Putin was president of Russia and...
Bucking longstanding patterns in the United States, more poor people now live in the nation's suburbs than in urban areas, according to a new analysis. As poverty mounted throughout the nation over the past decade, the number of poor people living in...
The Hartford CourantMetro Hartford's suburbs have among the lowest poverty rates of the largest 100 U.S. urban areas and is in the middle of the pack in growth of suburban poverty, a new report shows. But the region, which includes Hartford, Middlesex and Tolland counties,...
Over the last four years, there has been a strange irony. One of the greatest speakers of our era has largely kept silent about one of the signature aspects of his presidency. Under President Obama's leadership, U.S. civilian intelligence agencies...
He’s one of two surviving founders of the Islamic Republic, head of the Expediency Council that supervises all branches of government and has already served two terms as Iranian head of state. But the Islamic conservatives who vet presidential...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The works do seem to be "gummed up" on Capitol Hill. And President Barack Obama isn't the only one to say so. Yet despite years of hand-wringing in both parties, little progress has been made toward changing congressional rules on...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - The number of people living in poverty in U.S. suburbs surpassed the number of poor in cities over the past decade, driven by strong growth in overall suburban populations, according to an analysis released on Monday. The...
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