Reports: Obama Will Move To Expand Overtime Pay - The president is expected to tell the Labor Department to change the rules about who is eligible. Critics say that might backfire. Proponents say it would narrow income inequality.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:29:00 -0400
Ukraine Won't Fight Russia In Crimea, Acting President Says - "We cannot launch a military operation in Crimea, as we would expose the eastern border and Ukraine would not be protected," Oleksandr Turchynov tells Agence France Presse.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:30:00 -0400
Changing Demographics A Factor In Rhode Island's Gubernatorial Race - In Rhode Island, the Democratic gubernatorial primaries are disputed by an Italian-American state treasurer, Providence's first Latino mayor and the grandson of former U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:02:00 -0400
Officials Seem To Have No Clue About Fate Of Missing Jet - The search continues, and continues to expand, for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared Saturday while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. There were 239 people on board.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:15:00 -0400
A Magnet For African Migrants, Italy Seeks A New Approach - Italy detains tens of thousands of illegal immigrants from North Africa and locks them up in harsh conditions. Now it is pushing to revamp the system at home with an eye toward a Europe-wide plan.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:42:00 -0400
You Might Pay A Lot More Than $95 For Skipping Health Insurance - Sure, you thought, I can avoid buying health insurance because the tax penalty is just $95. But some people may be on the hook for thousands of dollars more.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:41:00 -0400
After A Downturn, Global Shipping Bets Big On Everything - New container ships stack their cargo 10 stories high. They're so wide they won't fit through the Panama Canal until it's widened. Companies say this is what they need to survive in the 21st century.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:39:00 -0400
Detainee Lawyer Calls Force Feeding In Guantanamo 'Water Cure' Torture - Jon Eisenburg is asking a federal court to slow the pace of the force-feedings. The amount of liquid food given to the detainees causes intense pain, the lawyer says.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:42:00 -0400
In Closely Watched Election, Republican Jolly Wins In Florida - Pundits say David Jolly's victory portends a broader Republican victory during the midterms in November.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:09:00 -0400
Feinstein's CIA Outrage Splits Senate - The Senate was a chamber divided in reaction to Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein's diatribe against the CIA for allegedly hacking into Senate computers.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:41:00 -0400
What Would It Take To Destroy A Black Box? - When a plane crashes, it can take many months or years to find the black box that provides clues to what happened. Just what are these devices, how do they work, and why can they be so hard to find?
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:11:00 -0400
People Overload Website, Hoping To Help Search For Missing Jet - A satellite company's call for crowdsourcing to help find the missing Malaysia Airlines jet brought a strong response on the Internet, placing an "unprecedented load" on the company's servers.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:29:00 -0400
Not Spring Yet: Wicked Winter Storm To Pound Midwest, New York - The 8 to 10 inches of snow predicted for Detroit will bring the city within reach of the record for snowiest winter in recorded history.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:22:00 -0400
Health Care Enrollments Up, But Still Well Short Of Goal - The administration says 940,000 people signed up in February for a total enrollment of 4.2 million. The White House is hoping for 6 million by the end of this month.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:19:00 -0400
Whole Genome Scans Aren't Quite Ready For Your Doctor's Office - Wouldn't it be great to be able to scan your genes and find out your disease risk? Those scanners exist. But a test of their usefulness for medical care found them not as accurate as one would hope.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 17:11:00 -0400