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  • Chronology: Argentina's turbulent history of economic crises

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina was in a race against time on Wednesday to cut a deal by the end of the day with holdout investors who are suing it and to avert its second debt default in a little over a decade. It was the latest crisis in Latin...
  • Laguna Beach couple take detour into cerebral palsy patient's life

    Laguna Beach couple take detour into cerebral palsy patient's life
    Yvette Dobbie was on her way to pick up her dog at the vet's when she turned onto Newport Boulevard from 17th Street and noticed a man in a wheelchair sitting in the sun and holding a sign that read, "Pay It Forward — God Bless." The Laguna...
  • Britain cuts EU migrants' access to welfare payments

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday set out new welfare rules to cut access to social security payments for migrants from the European Union, the latest in a string of British measures aimed at addressing voter concern...
  • What keeps poor U.S. students from going to college?

    What keeps poor U.S. students from going to college?
    To judge by this summer's banner policy proposals, the most important question for higher-education reform right now is giving students easier access to loans. But evidence from Canada suggests those changes won't address the greater need: Getting more...
  • Rural votes, old traumas drive India's WTO brinkmanship

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - With grain silos spilling over, exports on the rise and an avowed market champion for prime minister, India's threat to trash a global trade deal in the name of food security appears puzzling. But government officials say Prime...
  • Japan labor demand strengthens, positive sign for spending

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The availability of jobs in Japan held at its highest in more than two decades, official data showed, while news of rising household spending suggested consumers were shrugging off April's sales tax hike. Household spending rose 1.5...
  • Slower U.S. healthcare cost rise extending life of Medicare fund: trustees

    Slower U.S. healthcare cost rise extending life of Medicare fund: trustees
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tamer spending at U.S. hospitals and expected savings from President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul are shoring up the funding outlook for the Medicare program for the elderly, trustees of the program said on Monday. Medicare's...
  • Drawing undocumented immigrants out of the shadows

    WASHINGTON With federal immigration bills stalled on Capitol Hill, many states are charging ahead on their own to open doors to unauthorized immigrants, from allowing them to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities, to giving them driver's...
  • Experts push early education for poor kids -- pre-K may be too late

    Experts push early education for poor kids -- pre-K may be too late
    For Florida's 1 million children growing up in poverty, kindergarten — and even pre-K — is too late to start giving them the help many will need to grow into capable, productive adults. That's the warning of a growing statewide effort to...
  • Debra Harrell and the mythology of bad black mothers

    Debra Harrell and the mythology of bad black mothers
    You may not yet know the name Debra Lynn Harrell, but you’ve heard her story. It’s been recounted to you by scandalized parents at the grocery store and anchors on the evening news. It’s been interspersed into speeches by politicians...
  • VA disability claims, and costs, rising sharply

    VA disability claims, and costs, rising sharply
    To the editor: Thank you for this article showing the stupidity and huge cost of the military veterans program, which is apparently riddled with fraudulent — but acceptable — claims. Webster’s defines disability as “inability...
  • Factbox: Names in the frame for top EU jobs

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders meet on Wednesday to discuss candidates for several top jobs in the 28-member union after the election of former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the executive European Commission....