Obama's midterm strategy: Do no harm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hampered by low approval ratings and an unfriendly electoral map, President Barack Obama enters the fall campaign as a liability to some vulnerable Democrats and more…

Obama pushes minimum-wage hike

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) MILWAUKEE — President Obama on Monday renewed his call to raise the federal minimum wage and to protect the right to equal pay for women more…

Principal suspended after crack-cocaine arrest

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY NEWS JOURNAL) Rockvale Elementary School principal Donnie Johnson has been suspended after investigators witnessed his participation in a drug transaction Friday afternoon, according to a news release more…

Eric Cantor joining Wall Street firm

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) Former House majority leader Eric Cantor is joining a Wall Street investment bank as vice-chairman and managing director, the firm announced this morning. The firm, Moelis & more…

U.S. forces hit al-Shabaab in Somalia

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN) -- A suspected U.S. drone strike targeted senior leaders of Al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, but it's not clear if the leader of the Islamic militant more…

Mom: Daughter attacked by fellow student

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIMES-PICAYUNE) — A Pascagoula, Miss., kindergartener is recovering from injuries her school said she suffered while playing on the playground, but her mother has insisted she was attacked more…

Angry dad fatally stabs 3 students, teacher

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NYTIMES) — BEIJING — A man stabbed to death three students and a teacher and wounded five other students before jumping to his death in Hubei Province on more…

School drops mascot, but keeps 'Arabs' name

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DESERT SUN) — Although the Arab mascot is gone from the sidelines, his face is still everywhere at CV High. The school's logo — the mascot's snarling face, more…

Biden urges workers: 'Don't give up!'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1pA9XJiqfw (DETROITNEWS) — Detroit— Vice President Joe Biden on Monday rallied Metro area workers and urged them not to give up on a fight for worker equality. Taking more…

Islamist militia guard U.S. Embassy in Libya

by -NO AUTHOR- -- CAIRO (AP) -- Libya's elected parliament tasked Monday the recently resigned prime minister with forming a new government as the outgoing Cabinet acknowledged it had lost control of more…