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  • India starts biggest day of voting with Hindu nationalists gaining strength

    BANGALORE (Reuters) - India kicked off the biggest day of its mammoth general election on Thursday, with a quarter of its 815 million voters set to head to the polls during a week of fresh blows for the ruling Congress party and gains for the Hindu nationalist opposition.
  • Rx for reform: Their Take

    Rx for reform The Walgreen Co. drugstore chain got its start nearly a century ago in downstate Dixon, Ill., before moving its corporate headquarters to Chicago and eventually to north suburban Deerfield. Next stop? Could be Bern, Switzerland. A...

    Obama, Biden tout job-training grants

    Obama, Biden tout job-training grants
    President Obama promoted his latest attempt to help U.S. workers compete in the global "skills race," announcing $600 million in grants for job-training programs focused on industry partnerships and apprenticeships. Speaking at a community college...

    South Florida to Orlando rail plan draws critics along route

    South Florida to Orlando rail plan draws critics along route
    WASHINGTON — Plans to link South Florida to Orlando with speedy passenger-train service brought an initial burst of excitement from promoters in both regions. Boosters say it will bolster the economy, create construction jobs and give residents...

    Readers concur, 'Six Californias' don't add up

    SACRAMENTO—Judging by your emails, many readers agree with me that a proposed ballot measure to split California into six states is crazy. "Ridiculous." "Laughable." Also, you concur that this bird will never fly. Not only would the plan need to...