China calls for 'de-Americanized' world

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TELEGRAPH) — The looming prospect of a US default on debt prompted China to call for the world to “de-Americanise”, amid warnings of a new global recession. In more…

IMF: U.S. debt-limit dance 'very concerning'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONTIMES) — The chief of the International Monetary Fund said Sunday the United States’ stalemate over spending and its debt limit is “very, very concerning” and has rocked more…

Rand Paul fires back: Obama's positions 'extreme'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer qyEm1qll] In a radio interview today, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., fired back at President Obama’s claim that "extreme" Republican lawmakers were holding the nation for "ransom," blasting more…

Hospitals cut thousands of jobs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USATODAY) — Hospitals, a reliable source of employment growth in the recession and its aftermath, are starting to cut thousands of jobs amid falling insurance payments and inpatient more…

Your 1st-grader 'will drop out of high school'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (TIME) — An article in Education Week sparked a controversy recently when Thomas C. West, an evaluation specialist at Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, announced that he more…

Here's what's next in Washington showdown

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer ZjVAax3h] A key Republican in the U.S. House says his party was successful in the recent stalemate with President Obama over the partial shutdown of the federal more…