WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden announced almost a half-billion dollars of grants Monday to community colleges working with employers on job training. Linking training to industry demand is key to the Obama administration's strategy for improving wages and reducing unemployment.
Hong Kong Instagram,
Hong Kong Protest,
Hong Kong Protests,
Instagram Blocked China,
By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook Inc, has been blocked in China, according to numerous reports, including from Hong Kong-based reporters with the New York Times. The company did not immediately return requests for confirmation. The reports came amid...
Republican lawmakers in Florida and Texas snubbed the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion for adults, but their states did broaden the program this year -- for school-age children. Those states were among 21 – including some big Democratic-led states, such as California -- that were...
A bizarre reminder of some of the most terrifying moments in U.S. financial history just kicked off in Washington: Former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg's hubris-filled case against the government went to trial on Monday. Greenberg claims that the 2008 bailout AIG received from the government was illegal, and he's demanding...
Arizona Secretary Of State,
A Democrat running for secretary of state in Arizona is highlighting his Republican opponent's vote in favor of a controversial bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse services to LGBT people on "religious freedom" grounds. Former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard's new television spot features Melanie Puskar-Blakely,...