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Incumbents Likely To Be Re-elected To Congress Despite Voter Discontent

Florida Voters.

A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4.

Latino Workers And The Future of Labor

Latino Workers.

As the nation celebrates Labor Day, Latino officials and labor leaders state Hispanics increasingly represent the workforce of the future – as well as the future of the labor movement.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez believes that the best way to honor workers on

The Power Is In Your Hands: How Success Is Just A Series Of Good Choices

The Power Is In Your Hands: How Success Is Just A Series Of Good Choices

Choices: We make them every day, every second. We choose what to wear, whom we affiliate with, how we act and react. Most people don’t seem to realize it, but where you are in your life as a young adult is no longer from the trickle effect of the hand that you were dealt a

Hispanics don’t let diabetes dampen their day

Hispanics come from many different countries.

Hispanic subgroups have some of the highest diabetes rates in the United States, and as a collective whole, Hispanics see a rate of diabetes at 16.9 percent compared to the rest of the U.S. population which see an 11.3 percent prevalence rate.

Despite the numbers, new res

Foreign Students Contribute Billions to Metro Areas

International Students.

International students enrich U.S. colleges and universities, but “only recently, however, have local leaders begun to appreciate that students from fast-growing foreign economies can also be important anchors in building global connections between their hometowns abroad a

Incumbents Likely To Be Re-elected To Congress Despite Voter Discontent

Incumbents Likely To Be Re-elected To Congress Despite Voter Discontent

A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4. With less than 10 weeks to the elections, Republicans and Democrats who assess this fall's midterm contests say the power of incumbency — the decennial process of...

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Latino Workers And The Future of Labor

Latino Workers And The Future of Labor

As the nation celebrates Labor Day, Latino officials and labor leaders state Hispanics increasingly represent the workforce of the future – as well as the future of the labor movement. U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez believes that the best way to honor workers on Labor Day is to give them a raise. “President Obama’s opportunity agenda is about rewarding hard work with a fair wage,” he said. “That’s why we’ve fought so hard for...

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The Power Is In Your Hands: How Success Is Just A Series Of Good Choices

The Power Is In Your Hands: How Success Is Just A Series Of Good Choices

Choices: We make them every day, every second. We choose what to wear, whom we affiliate with, how we act and react. Most people don’t seem to realize it, but where you are in your life as a young adult is no longer from the trickle effect of the hand that you were dealt as a child. It is the direct result and culmination of all the choices that you have made up until this point in...

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Hispanics don’t let diabetes dampen their day

Hispanics don’t let diabetes dampen their day

Hispanic subgroups have some of the highest diabetes rates in the United States, and as a collective whole, Hispanics see a rate of diabetes at 16.9 percent compared to the rest of the U.S. population which see an 11.3 percent prevalence rate. Despite the numbers, new research shows Hispanics and other minorities living with diabetes, such as positive psychological well-being, better quality of life, and a feeling of empowerment when it comes to their metabolic disease...

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Foreign Students Contribute Billions to Metro Areas

Foreign Students Contribute Billions to Metro Areas

International students enrich U.S. colleges and universities, but “only recently, however, have local leaders begun to appreciate that students from fast-growing foreign economies can also be important anchors in building global connections between their hometowns abroad and their U.S. metropolitan destinations,” said Neil Ruiz, author of a new report released today by the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, The Geography of Foreign Students in the United States: Origins and Destinations. As Ruiz said, “With knowledge of both...

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White House: Prospect of government shutdown won’t stop immigration action

White House: Prospect of government shutdown won’t stop immigration action

President Barack Obama won’t forestall upcoming executive actions on immigration amid Republican threats of another government shutdown, the White House said Wednesday. Obama is currently weighing ways to make changes to the immigration system on his own after Congressional action on the issue stalled. Some GOP lawmakers have suggested holding up a bill funding federal agencies if Obama takes unilateral action as promised. “It would be a real shame if Republicans were to engage in an effort...

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Massive bank hack: What you need to know

Massive bank hack: What you need to know

What happened? Some of the biggest banks -- including JPMorgan Chase -- were recently hacked. The attackers used never-before-seen malware to break into the banks' computer systems, according to someone with direct knowledge of the investigation. And the hackers got in deep enough to delete or manipulate bank records. Does this affect me? As a consumer, not yet. Customer bank accounts are often insured by the bank in the event of a cyberattack. Check with your bank. But business...

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Headline News

Cry for help from Americans detained in …

01-09-2014

Cry for help from Americans detained in North Korea

Three detained Americans seek diplomatic negotiations for their freedom.... Read more

Cuba's new crackdown takes effect

01-09-2014

Cuba's new crackdown takes effect

New government restrictions are upsetting travelers to the island nation.... Read more

Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram Islami…

01-09-2014

Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram Islamists

Militants attacked Nigerian troops as they prepared retake an embattled town.... Read more

Detained Americans in North Korea seek U…

01-09-2014

Detained Americans in North Korea seek U.S. help, in interviews with CNN

By James Pearson and Alina Selyukh SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed on Monday to the U.S government for help... Read more

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Entertainment

Robin Williams' Daughter, Zeld…

01-09-2014

Robin Williams' Daughter, Zelda Williams, Returns to Twitter After Being Taunted Online

Robin Williams' grieving daughter, Zelda Williams, has returned to Twitter after receiving far too many unkind comments online. After removing the popular app from her device, the......

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Sofía Vergara and Shirtless Jo…

01-09-2014

Sofía Vergara and Shirtless Joe Manganiello Heat Up Mexico During Labor Day Vacation—See the Pics!

In the words of Sofía Vergara, welcome to heaven! The Modern Family star joined boyfriend Joe Manganiello for a hot vacation in Mexico this Labor Day weekend. One of......

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30 Days of Celeb Braids: Kerry…

01-09-2014

30 Days of Celeb Braids: Kerry Washington, Nina Dobrev, Diane Kruger More!

Get ready for a serious dose of hair inspiration! We're kicking off the fall season in a major way by giving you a full 30-day braided hairstyles calendar. That's right, for...

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Trendsetters at Work: Beauty.c…

01-09-2014

Trendsetters at Work: Beauty.com

When we were kids, our ultimate day of indulgence would be spent at the candy shop loading up on all the chocolate and gummies we could fit into a plastic...

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Sports News

Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank (Y…

01-09-2014

Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank (Yahoo Sports)

NORTON, Mass. (AP) -- Chris Kirk picked up the biggest... Read more

Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-…

01-09-2014

Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves (Yahoo Sports)

On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread... Read more

Saban: No. 2 Alabama's QB competition co…

01-09-2014

Saban: No. 2 Alabama's QB competition continues (Yahoo Sports)

The Alabama quarterback competition continues, even though the opener was... Read more

Coughlin says Beckham might be a couple …

01-09-2014

Coughlin says Beckham might be a couple weeks away (Yahoo Sports)

It might be a few weeks before New York Giants... Read more

Latin America News

Trapped Nicaragua miners led to safety

30-08-2014

Rescuers have freed 20 workers from a gold and silver mine in the northern mountains of Nicaragua, more than 30 hours after it caved in,... Read more

Partying on plane to Cuba lands 2 women …

29-08-2014

Airborne for white, sandy beaches, turquoise Cuban waters and swaying palms, two women apparently broke out their duty-free booze on Wednesday and partied hearty in... Read more

FIFA in the dock on concussion accusatio…

27-08-2014

A group of current and former soccer players has filed a lawsuit against FIFA, claiming football's world governing body isn't doing enough to manage the... Read more

Political News

FBI addressing nude celebrity photos

01-09-2014

Nude photos of several female celebrities have been stolen and posted online.... Read more

Year of the Woman Governor hits a snag

01-09-2014

2014 was billed as the year women would break down statehouse doors, but that outlook has dampened.... Read more

Obama, Biden promote economic gains

01-09-2014

They use their Labor Day appearances to press the case for a federal increase in the minimum wage.... Read more

Obama tells Congress of airstrikes

01-09-2014

He sends official notification for last week's Iraq airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops.... Read more