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WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustrated at being left out of an immigration overhaul, gay rights groups are pushing to adjust a bipartisan Senate bill to include gay couples. But Democrats are treading carefully, wary of adding another divisive issue that...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A key member of the Senate Judiciary Committee is challenging Apple and Google to require all outside developers that make apps for their mobile devices to adopt formal privacy policies. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., sent letters...
ReutersBy Jed Horowitz May 16 (Reuters) - Charles Schwab Corp has temporarily reversed its requirement that clients waive their right to bring class-action lawsuits, adding a new twist in a battle closely watched by the securities industry and plaintiffs'...
Reuters* Schumer seeks to broker a deal * "Need all the support we can get" By Rachelle Younglai and Caren Bohan WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - Senate supporters of a broad U.S. immigration bill struggled on Wednesday to satisfy technology companies that want...
ReutersBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - A bipartisan pair of U.S. senators urged federal securities regulators to move quickly on fundamental changes to how credit-rating agencies are compensated, a step they said will reduce the type of...
ReutersBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) - A group of 37 federal lawmakers urged U.S. securities regulators to prohibit Wall Street brokers from forcing customers to sign away their legal right to sue. "If arbitration offers investors an...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats and Republicans on Tuesday challenged the Obama administration to spell out its justification for using drones for targeted killings amid growing concerns about unchecked powers of the presidency and Americans'...
Tags: Yemen, Al-Qaeda, Dick Durbin, John O. Brennan, U.S. Congress
The House of Representatives passed a controversial cybersecurity bill as expected on Thursday, moving toward a possible confrontation with the Senate and White House. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2013, or CISPA, passed by a vote...
Bayli Silberstein, a 14-year-old eighth-grader in Leesburg, told her story Thursday about being bullied and harassed by fellow students in a show of support for a federal bill to end discrimination against gay schoolchildren. U.S. Reps. Jared Polis, D-...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGLet it never be said that the smirky, prickly and sometimes arrogant personality comedian/commentator Dennis Miller has put on public display for more than 25 years is just an act. At least not if his demeanor in a recent telephone......
WASHINGTON -- Lakers forward Metta World Peace lent his star power – and his personal story – to a Los Angeles congresswoman’s effort to fund mental health services in schools. Just don’t ask him to auction off any more...
Los Angeles Times Pop Music CriticAmid the pomp of Monday’s inaugural ceremonies were a number of visual non-sequiturs, and most of them involved Jay-Z -- at least those not involving the sight of a former American Idol winner up there. There he was, in the same frame as Sen....
Tags: Bill Clinton, Kelly Clarkson, Jay-Z, Entertainment, James Taylor
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