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  • Pope Francis beatifies martyrs in South Korea, urges sacrifice

    Pope Francis beatifies martyrs in South Korea, urges sacrifice
    Pope Francis beatified 124 martyrs before a crowd of hundreds of thousands here Saturday, and called on South Koreans to heed their example of sacrifice in a world of growing poverty and inequality. The beatification Mass was one of the main events of...
  • American dream thriving in boomtown -- Williston, N.D.

    This summer marks five years since the "Great Recession" officially ended. For millions of Americans, it probably does not seem possible that our economy has grown for that long. After all, by historical standards, the current recovery is anemic, if not...
  • Calif. GOP gubernatorial hopeful spends week on Fresno streets

    FRESNO, Calif. On July 21, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari stepped off a bus in downtown Fresno with $40 in his pocket and planned to spend the next week job hunting while living on the streets. His campaign project went public Thursday,...
  • Mississippi hurts the poor, blames Obama

    Mississippi hurts the poor, blames Obama
    Like most Republicans, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is an Obamacare refusenik. A staunch opponent of the law, he rejected the Medicaid expansion, refused to build an exchange and won't encourage Mississippians to enroll in the federal backstop. All of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gov. Tom Corbett on defense over his education spending record amid criticisms from opponent Tom Wolf

    Gov. Tom Corbett on defense over his education spending record amid criticisms from opponent Tom Wolf
    As polls have predicted for more than a year, education funding has become the most tangible issue for voters in the upcoming governor's election. The candidates know it, as evidenced by commercials and news conferences across Pennsylvania. For the past...
  • Autonomy vote won't widen gap in NCAA, it's already there

    In the most recent college football signing class, every player ranked in Rivals.com's top 50, and 99 of the top 100, signed with schools that as of Thursday can officially be known as a power five conference. No. 54, Dylan Sumner-Gardner, a defensive...
  • How will Washington respond to Paul Ryan's poverty plan?

    How will Washington respond to Paul Ryan's poverty plan?
    Yes, we Americans, our members of Congress and our presidents care intensely about the plight of our fellow citizens who live in poverty. Until a little time passes, at which point ... we all move on. All of us, that is, except the millions of people...
  • Clermont WIC office takes part in upcoming World Breastfeeding Week

    The Florida Department of Health in Lake County is teaming up with the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program to celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, which will be observed from Aug. 1-7.  WIC breastfeeding support group meetings are held...