The Internal Revenue Service has come in for widespread criticism after an internal probe revealed that the agency had been applying heavy scrutiny to conservative organizations and Tea Party groups that were applying for tax-exempt status. Read full article >> … Continue reading
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Wednesday backed a plan that would temporarily eliminate spending cuts disrupting U.S. air travel, while lawmakers in Washington scrambled to avoid blame as the impact of the reductions began being felt across … Continue reading
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ASUNCION (Reuters) – Millionaire businessman Horacio Cartes won Paraguay’s presidential election on Sunday, returning his powerful center-right Colorado Party to power after the left’s brief spell ended in impeachment last year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama may have made a slow start on gay rights issues, but by the end of his first term his record was such that a news magazine dubbed him the nation’s “first gay president.” Now … Continue reading
SANTIAGO, April 6 (Reuters) – Most ports in Chile were returning to normal operations on Saturday after an extended strike that slammed the No. 1 copper producer’s exports, but the central port of San Antonio remained closed, a union leader … Continue reading
Teachers chant ‘Gove must go’ as the NUT conference supports plans for industrial action over pay and pensions.
LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) – Britain’s top shares traded flat on Thursday, in trade kept cautious by concerns about a potential run on Cyprus’s banks, though specialty chemicals firm Johnson Matthey…
WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) – North Carolina’s Kay Hagan on Wednesday became the sixth Democratic senator to endorse gay marriage this week as the U.S. Supreme Court heard two cases on the issue.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Leading Republican lawmakers, moving to repair frayed relationships with Hispanic voters, on Tuesday put their weight behind comprehensive immigration reform efforts that will likely include a pathway to citizenship for undocumented foreigners.