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Where, oh where, are all of America’s missing workers?

Where, oh where, are all of America’s missing workers?

The unemployment rate has been on a slow downward trajectory since the recession ended nearly five years ago. While the overall jobless level has dropped to non-recession levels, the number…

The family that finally brought O.J. Simpson to justice

The family that finally brought O.J. Simpson to justice

For years, Fred Goldman was adamant that he would never rest until he had held O.J. Simpson accountable for the killings of his son and Simpson’s ex-wife 20 years ago…

Bergdahl claims Taliban tortured, beat him

Bergdahl claims Taliban tortured, beat him

U.S. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has told people treating him at an American military medical facility in Germany that he was tortured, beaten and held in a cage by his Taliban…

Texas GOP homophobia: ‘Reparative therapy’

Texas GOP homophobia: ‘Reparative therapy’

The Texas Republican Party now endorses so-called “reparative therapy” for gays, under a new platform given final approval at its annual convention Saturday. The new anti-gay language never came up…

A cloudy future for use of coal in power plants?

A cloudy future for use of coal in power plants?

President Barack Obama’s ambitious plan to reduce the gases blamed for global warming from the nation’s power plants gives many coal-dependent states more lenient restrictions and won’t necessarily be the…

EPA plan to cut carbon from power plants by 30 percent

EPA plan to cut carbon from power plants by 30 percent

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday will roll out a plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030, setting the first national limits on…

Misleading testimony found against Blackwater

Misleading testimony found against Blackwater

Prosecutors say a witness in the criminal case against four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards gave misleading testimony to a grand jury investigating the 2007 Baghdad shooting that killed 14…

Shinseki still had support from many veterans

Shinseki still had support from many veterans

He’s one of them — a disabled veteran who lost part of his right foot to a mine in Vietnam, a soldier who riled his superiors in the Bush years…

VA boss Shinseki resigns under fire

VA boss Shinseki resigns under fire

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday in a personal meeting with President Barack Obama, shortly after publicly apologizing for deep problems plaguing the agency’s health care system that Obama…

Vehicle crashes cost whopping $871 billion

Vehicle crashes cost whopping $871 billion

The economic and societal harm from motor vehicle crashes amounted to a whopping $871 billion in a single year, according to a study released Thursday by the National Highway Traffic…