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'Living Wage' Bill Opposed By Wal-Mart Faces Uncertain Fate In Nation's Capital

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray could decide as early as this week whether to si...

HORROR: Animal Shelter Promised To Save Dogs-- Then Killed Them

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green

By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A north Georgia animal shelter's "Lucky Dog" adoption program deceived pet owners by promising not...

Shift In Pot Policy Won't Help Some Woes

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

By Brett Wolf ST. LOUIS, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Even as a shift in U.S. prosecution policy gives states more leeway to legalize marijuana...

JPMorgan To Stop Making Student Loans

Reuters | David Henry | Posted 09.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co will stop making student loans in October, according to a document reviewed by Reuters on Thursday, a...

Norquist Weighs In On GOP Path To Control

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

(Grover G. Norquist and Patrick Gleason are Reuters contributors. The opinions expressed are their own.) By Grover G. Norquist and Pat...

Major Oil Company Warns Of Potential Deep Sea Leaks

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green

By Stephen Eisenhammer, Oleg Vukmanovic and Muriel Boselli LONDON/PARIS, Sept 5 (Reuters) - A corrosive drilling fluid that triggered...

Fukushima Operator Aggravates Crisis With 'Unreliable' Data

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Yuka Obayashi and Kentaro Hamada TOKYO, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) , the operator of the stricken Fukushima...

Despite Delay, Syria Strike Can Still Hurt Assad

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - It would hardly be a surprise to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or his military if Am...

Technical Glitches Plague Obamacare Plans 26 Days Before Launch

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Technical glitches still plague the display of new healthcare plans to be offered to mil...

400 Million Chinese Can't Speak National Language

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 400 million Chinese are unable to speak the national language Mandarin, and large numbers in the rest of the country spe...

This Teen Is Better Than Almost Anyone At Figuring Out Apple's Secrets

Reuters | Michael Sin | Posted 11.05.2013 | Technology

By Michael Sin SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian teenager who has built an online following by leaking pictures of upcoming Apple Inc pr...

Is This The World's Most Underused Resource?

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green

OSLO, Sept 5 (Reuters) - The world is set to use far more treated wastewater to help irrigate crops and feed a rising population as fresh water supp...

Kerry Assertions Don't Match Up To Reports

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry's public assertions that moderate Syri...

Key Obamacare Feature Plagued By Technical Glitches

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Technical glitches still plague the display of new healthcare plans to be offered to mil...

NRA Backs Lawsuit Over Gun Registry Fears

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - The National Rifle Association said on Wednesday it supports a lawsuit brought by civil rights groups to strike down th...

State Aims To Limit Marijuana Industry

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Wash., Sept 4 (Reuters) - Washington state regulators, aiming to limit the state's nascent marijuana in...

Syria Adds Uphill Battle To A Surprising Issue

Reuters | Caren Bohan | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - A heated debate in Washington over possible military strikes on Syria has created a fresh obstacle to the effort to p...

Brazilian President Demands Apology For NSA Spying

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2013 | World

By Brian Winter SAO PAULO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Furious about a report that the U.S. government spied on her private communications, Br...

'Secretary Of Explaining Stuff' Touts Obamacare

Reuters | Roberta Rampton | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton attempted on Wednesday to cut through confusion and worries about the new U.S. healthca...

A Clinic For People Addicted To The Internet

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living

By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Smartphones are getting smarter, laptops are becoming increasingly portable - and people who ...

Syria's Former Minister Of Defense Reportedly Defects

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2013 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Amena Bakr AMMAN/DOHA, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Former Syrian Defense Minister General Ali Habib, a prominent mem...

Another Criminal Probe

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business

(Corrects identification of Edward Markey in paragraph 13 to reflect he is a senator, not a congressman.) By Emily Flitter ...

How Does A Wind Farm Affect The Value Of Your House?

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green

(The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own) By Gerard Wynn LONDON, Sept 4 (Reuters) - A U....

Russia Sends Missile Cruiser To Mediterranean, Interfax Reports

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2013 | World

MOSCOW, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Russia is sending a missile cruiser to the east Mediterranean to take over the navy's operations in the region, state age...

Muslim Brotherhood Newspaper Brings Protests To Print

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2013 | World

By Maggie Fick CAIRO, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Whenever Muslim Brotherhood journalist Islam Tawfiq files a story about the group's struggle ...