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Obama's Plan to Extend Overtime Pay Is Blocked by Federal Court

Barack Obama<p>LAS VEGAS — In a blow to the Obama administration's labor-law plans, a federal court has blocked the start of a rule that would have made an estimated 4 million more American workers eligible for overtime pay heading into the holiday season.<p>As a result of Tuesday's ruling, overtime …

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15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Chili for a good cause.

Chili for a good cause.

Chili for a good cause.

Indictment Taints Former Speaker Dennis Hastert's 'Clean as a Whistle' Reputation

U.S. news<p>The indictment of Dennis Hastert, the former House speaker, on charges that he tried to conceal cash withdrawals to keep "prior misconduct" secret stunned some political allies and observers.<p>Republicans elevated Hastert from obscurity when they gave him the job in 1999, after Rep. Newt …

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University President Cuts $90K From Salary So Campus Employees Can Make Living Wage

An interim university president decided to forego $90,000 of his salary so that his school’s lowest-paid employees could earn a living wage.<p>Raymond …

Jersey City mayor slams sidewalk memorial honoring cop killer

A day after a rookie police officer was gunned down in an ambush, mourners came to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial with candles, balloons, empty liquor bottles and messages of love from friends scrawled on T-shirts taped to a brick wall.<p>Instead of honoring the officer, the memorial was …

An Insurance Company Is Suing 200 Illinois Towns For Not Being Better Prepared For Climate Change

Farmers Insurance is asking the communities to return flood claims from the spring of 2013, which caused at least $218 million in losses. The towns should have done more to fortify their sewers and stormwater drains, the group argues. Rosenberg:<p>The legal debate may center on whether an uptick in …

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