Fast food workers in Seattle, Wash., attempted to spread the word about their quest for $15-an-hour wages on Reddit. But their attempts to do so turned into nothing more than an epic fail.
Despite the promising November jobs numbers, far too many Millennials remain out of work with no prospect of re-entering the workforce anytime soon, according to a report released Friday by the non-profit organization Generation Opportunity.
If you’ve ever thought about tapping into your wild side and doing some BASE jumping, this footage may deter you from taking the leap.
A university is finding itself in hot water after it sent an email to alumni comparing the Tea Party to the Ku Klux Klan.
It’s fine for someone to reasonably disagree with the ‘conservative’ arguments against raising the minimum wage — but you actually have to understand the arguments first. Jon Stewart does not.
POLITICO - Journalists and pundits have begun offering lengthy postmortems to explain the causes of the ruinous Obamacare rollout. The debacle’s scale has surprised even progressives who supported the Affordable Care Act. After all, surely three and a half years provided ample time to prepare for a program President Obama calls his “most important initiative.”
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THE NEW YORK TIMES - The jobs picture brightened in November as hiring was stronger than expected and the unemployment rate fell to a 5-year low, data that increases the likelihood that the Federal Reserve will begin easing its stimulus efforts sooner, rather than later.
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CNN - Mexican authorities say they’ve recovered all of the radioactive material taken this week from a stolen truck.
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FOX NEWS - U.S. immigration officials are considering a proposal from Chinese investors to create a multibillion-dollar development in New York’s Catskills called “China City” — raising concerns among critics about the potential cost to U.S. taxpayers and, according to one analyst, the possibility it could be a “stalking horse” for the Beijing government.
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LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - ALEXANDRIA — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, an outspoken opponent of President Barack Obama’s health care law, described his frustration upon signing up for the Washington, D.C., exchange, which the senator did Wednesday.
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Why do many Americans mistrust the government? Is it because of the countless scandals of President Barack Obama’s second term? Nope. According to POTUS, it’s because of Republicans.
Well, that escalated quickly.
A confrontation at Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Stadium turned violent last weekend, when a white-haired man kicked an ASU football fan in the face — and it was all caught on camera.
Turns out that former President George W. Bush might not be the only living former leader of the free world with a hidden artistic talent.
Parents and a local state legislator are up in arms after learning about a party for students at a Frisco, Texas elementary school at which children won’t be allowed to say “Merry Christmas” or have a Christmas tree.
Seems like the White House communications team is pretty out of touch with President Barack Obama.
NBC NEWS - Nelson Mandela, the revered South African anti-apartheid icon who spent 27 years in prison, led his country to democracy and became its first black president, died Thursday at home. He was 95.
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THE HUFFINGTON POST - Rand Paul traveled to Detroit Thursday to pitch his new idea to the city: a bailout with its own money.
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President Barack Obama has been hell bent on encouraging young Americans to enroll in Obamacare’s exchanges. But his latest attempt to do so includes guilting them into buying health insurance to save taxpayers from subsidizing the cost of their care should they opt out. The President, however, failed to mention he is asking young people to do just that for others in the pool.
Liberals pretend that, for people who lost their health care plans because of Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act will lower monthly premiums while offering the same or better coverage — and other people won’t even be affected! They promise a veritable gold standard for 21st-century health care coverage.
Their claim is all flash and no substance.
Ever wonder what members of Congress dream about when they lay their heads down to sleep at night? For Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), he is visited by his fellow Republicans in Congress and some not-so-friendly Democrats, too.