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Sweeping Pension Fix OKed In Narrow House Vote

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Chicago

By JoAnne von Alroth SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 2, (Reuters) - The Illinois House of Representatives in a 62 to 51 vote on Thursday passed...

Colbert Busch Holds 'Advantage' In Personality-Driven Race

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., May 2 (Reuters) - In a U.S. House race where personalities have overshadowed politics, Democratic ...

Twitter Sparks IPO Rumors With New Hire

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter has hired Cynthia Gaylor from Morgan Stanley to run its corporate development team, bringing in a veteran investment...

Governor Uninjured In Car Accident

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

By Susan Guyett INDIANAPOLIS, May 2 (Reuters) - Indiana Governor Mike Pence was not injured when the state-owned car in which he was a...

And Warren Buffett's First Tweet Is...

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett accumulates Twitter followers even faster than he makes money. The 82-year-old "Oracle of Omaha" joined the ...

U.S. Plans To Seek NKorea Amnesty For Jailed American Citizen

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

(Adds background, details, paragraphs 2-5) WASHINGTON, May 2 (Reuters) - The United States plans on Thursday to call on North Korea to...

Palestinian Family Says Son Who Killed Israeli 'Did His Duty'

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

By Noah Browning SHWEIKEH, West Bank, May 2 (Reuters) - Ali Zaghal read the mysterious text message early on Tuesday morning with drea...

NO IMMUNITY For 'Whitey'

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Crime

BOSTON, May 2 (Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected accused mobster James "Whitey" Bulger's plan to argue before a jury that he could not be pros...

Buffett Tells Men To 'Get Onboard' With Key Business Strategy

Reuters | Ben Berkowitz | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

(Reuters) - The key to America's future success lies in helping women achieve as much as their male counterparts, billionaire investor Warren Buffett ...

Congress Eyes Changing Bush-Signed Law

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no change in text) * Some say law stretched beyond original intent * Questions about Obama drone policy fu...

For Obama And Peña Nieto, A Delicate 'First Dance' Around Energy

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

By Edward McAllister NEW YORK, May 2 (Reuters) - When the conversation between President Barack Obama and his newly elected Mexican co...

After Making Major Vow, Obama's Options For Tough Scenario Explored

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no change in content) By Susan Cornwell and Jane Sutton May 2 (Reuters) - With his renewed vow to close th...

Attempted Coup In Chad Foiled By Security Forces

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | World

N'DJAMENA, May 2 (Reuters) - Security forces in Chad foiled a coup against the government of President Idriss Deby that had been in preparation for ...

Pension Reform Plans Emerge, Compete In State Legislature

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Chicago

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, May 1 (Reuters) - The Illinois Senate president and labor leaders on Wednesday began pushing a new plan to re...

Chicago Casino, Statewide Gambling Expansion Gets Senate OK

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Chicago

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO, May 1 (Reuters) - The Illinois Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would bring much-need revenue to the c...

Pentagon Ready To Ask Congress For Break From Sequestration

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

* Officials have been citing Syria, Korea * Request would follow exceptions for airlines By David Lawder and David Alexa...

Curious Obama Phrase Draws Major Attention

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

* Phrase used at news conference sparks curiosity * Favorite term of Obama aides hauled out by president By Steve Hollan...

Bird Flu Poses 'Serious Threat,' Scientists Say

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, May 1 (Reuters) - A new strain of bird flu that is causing a deadly outbreak among people in China is a threat...

FDA Looking Into Possible Treatments For Nuclear Radiation Exposure

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living

May 1 (Reuters) - Drugs from Amgen Inc, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Sanofi that boost white blood cells are being evaluated by U.S. regulator...

Obama Nominates FCC Chairman

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Media

(Adds comments, reaction) By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated ...

EU Considers Trade Action Against Bangladesh

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business

* EU considers action on Bangladesh, including trade preferences * Rescuers give up hope of finding any more alive; death toll 411 * Protest mar...

Groups Fight White House's Push For Biggest Change In Years

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - A White House plan to modernize the major U.S. food aid program, by donating cash rat...

Turkey Investigates Use Of Chemical Weapons In Syria

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | World

By Ece Toksabay REYHANLI, Turkey, May 1 (Reuters) - Turkey is testing blood samples taken from Syrian casualties brought over the bord...

One Month Later, Exxon Pipeline Leaks Again

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green

* One barrel of crude spilled in residential yard * Same pipeline ruptured in Mayflower, Arkansas in March * Mayflower s...

Broadwell Looks To Rebuild Life After Petraeus Scandal

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 1 (Reuters) - Paula Broadwell said she is focusing on her faith and family as she rebuilds her life after revelations of he...