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  • State seeks Florida's forsaken high-speed rail money

     
    Even if Florida’s governor doesn’t want federal high-speed rail money, officials from California and other states do. And they’re doing all they can do snag it -- lining up at Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s door, posting...
  • Nelson, other senators urge curb on oil speculators

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Senator Bill Nelson and a dozen of his colleagues urged federal officials on Thursday to use new regulations to curb speculators from driving up gas prices. “Speculators are...
  • Inspector general asked to investigate alleged misconduct by federal immigration officials

     
    A California congresswoman Thursday called for an investigation into "misconduct, including possible violations of criminal law,” by federal immigration officials who misled local governments about a sweeping enforcement program that purported to...
  • Immigration: Illinois backs out of controversial program intended to deport dangerous immigrants

     
    Homeland Security Department officials got some bad news Wednesday when Illinois officials announced they are dropping out of Secure Communities, a controversial program created in 2008 to track and deport dangerous criminals. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn said...
  • Gas prices could fall by 50 cents this summer; Democrats try to end Big Oil's tax breaks

     
    Gas prices are predicted to fall by at least 10% this summer, experts say which would save US drivers $189 million a day in gas prices...
  • 'U Visa' debate: Should illegal immigrant workers have more rights? [Most commented]

     
    In the 1930's, occupations held largely by African Americans were not protected under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Today, there is still little federal protection for professions many undocumented workers hold -- namely agricultural laborers and home...
  • Unfair working conditions: Blame greed, not the economy

     
    In Friday's pages, Harold Meyerson sheds lighton the inhumane working conditions many undocumented immigrant workers face. Take day laborer Josue Melquisedec Diaz, for instance: Diaz was put to work in a residential neighborhood that had been flooded. The...
  • LIBYA: U.S. officials call for extradition of Lockerbie bomber

     
    Politicians are already demanding Libya's new rulers extradite convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset Ali Megrahi now that it appears his longtime ally Moammar Kadafi is being ousted. Among those demanding Megrahi's extradition to the U.S. for trial...
  • Senate to examine child abuse laws in wake of Penn State scandal

     
    The Penn State child sex-abuse scandal has prompted calls for a Senate committee hearing on whether stronger laws are needed to protect children from child abuse and neglect....
  • Political Landscape: Pelosi hoped to recognize Armenian geocide

    This year House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated she would do everything in her power to bring to a vote the legislation recognizing the Armenian Genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks in 1915. But Pelosi's power is much diminished since the Nov. 2...
  • Missing Conn. Teen Found: Was She Bullied To The Brink?

    Missing Conn. Teen Found: Was She Bullied To The Brink?
    Isabella Oleschuk, the 13-year-old Connecticut girl who disappeared over the weekend, has been found. More than a hundred people searched for her ever since she was reported missing Sunday morning. And now, the rumor is that the usually-dependable,...
  • People Suffering From 9/11-Related Diseases Meet

    People Suffering From 9/11-Related Diseases Meet
    It will be exactly a week Sunday since Osama Bin Laden was shot dead and buried at sea. The WTC Health & Education Conference was held Saturday morning to help first responders, volunteers and people living in Lower Manhattan, who had their lives...