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California bill would fine big firms whose workers get Medi-Cal

For years, politicians and labor unions have pilloried Wal-Mart and other large employers for paying workers so little that many qualify for government health insurance at taxpayers' expense.<p>Now critics fear the public will get stuck with an even bigger tab as California and other states expand …

Why Facebook Cofounder Chris Hughes And Google Are Giving Cash Directly To The Poorest

Here’s a radical idea: Instead of providing services or training to the world’s poorest, how about giving them cash instead?<p>GiveDirectly, a U.S.-based nonprofit operating in Kenya, is doing just that, and it’s won the support of the likes of Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes and Google. Last Thursday …

Idris Elba and More Stars of ‘The Wire’: Where Are They Now? (PHOTOS)

Now and Then<p>HBO’s The Wire made names like McNulty, Bubbles, and Avon Barksdale synonymous with Baltimore. The epic drama touched on all aspects of …

Turkey protesters celebrate after police leave Istanbul square

Thousands of protesters celebrated early on Sunday after police withdrew from Istanbul's Taksim Square, the focal point of nationwide protests against Turkey's Islamist-rooted government.<p>The government, while acknowledging some excesses by police in two days of clashes, called on the demonstrators …