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  • Bangladesh vote thwarted by 'Battling Begums'; outcome called farce

    Bangladesh vote thwarted by 'Battling Begums'; outcome called farce
    The last time a parliamentary election in Bangladesh drew such low turnout, the lawmakers elected served only 11 days in office before political turmoil brought down the government. Observers Monday held out little more hope for the lawmakers elected...
  • Unemployment insurance extension clears first Senate hurdle

    Unemployment insurance extension clears first Senate hurdle
    WASHINGTON — Legislation to resume long-term unemployment insurance for 1.3 million jobless Americans cleared a key hurdle Tuesday in the Senate, though it remained unclear whether it would ultimately pass the chamber or clear the House. The 60-37...
  • Boeing machinists union votes on contract to build 777X jetliner

    Boeing machinists union votes on contract to build 777X jetliner
    EVERETT, Wash. -- The union hall closest to Boeing Co.'s biggest manufacturing operation swarmed with activity Friday afternoon, as hundreds of machinist union members queued up to vote on the aerospace giant's latest contract. The International Assn....
  • Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg selling 70 million shares

    Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg selling 70 million shares
    SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is offering more than 41 million shares of Facebook stock to the public as part of a follow-on offering worth about $3.9 billion. Zuckerberg along with the company and board member Marc...
  • Baseball Hall of Fame back to normal elections, sort of

    Baseball Hall of Fame back to normal elections, sort of
    The Hall of Fame shut its doors to the living last year. That was a metaphor, or so we were told. No breathing inductees, and down the slippery slope to irrelevance. Nonsense then, absurdity now. One year after the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America...
  • A California-style fix for Obamacare's runaway premiums

    A California-style fix for Obamacare's runaway premiums
    "We didn't do a good enough job in terms of how we crafted the law," an apologetic President Obama said this month, shortly after millions of Americans got notices from their health insurance companies that their current policies were going to be canceled...
  • L.A. Unified board delays decision on replacing LaMotte

    L.A. Unified board delays decision on replacing LaMotte
    The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday delayed a decision on how to fill the seat of former member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died earlier this month. Three members wanted to postpone the discussion until after LaMotte's funeral, while...
  • Fox News 'catches' voter fraud in Ohio: Throw this red herring back

    Fox News 'catches' voter fraud in Ohio: Throw this red herring back
    Admittedly, I don’t get a lot of my news from Fox News. But when I saw this headline Wednesday, “Non-citizens caught voting in 2012 presidential election in key swing state,” well, let’s just say they had me at “non-...
  • 15 years after Clinton, Congress loves the word 'impeach' again

    15 years after Clinton, Congress loves the word 'impeach' again
    It’s a red-letter day about a blue dress, the day the House of Representatives voted 15 years ago to impeach President Bill Clinton. “Impeach” means only to charge with or accuse of — in Clinton’s case, perjury and...
  • At the Fed, Janet L. Yellen will lead a potentially fractious team

    At the Fed, Janet L. Yellen will lead a potentially fractious team
    WASHINGTON — Now that the Federal Reserve has started to ease a key economic stimulus, the reins of managing monetary policy to finish the job soon will be turned over to Janet L. Yellen, the central bank's vice chair. She won't find it easy....
  • Tom Steyer may be liberals' answer to the Koch brothers

    Tom Steyer may be liberals' answer to the Koch brothers
    Tom Steyer is standing upright near the corner of a small, beige meeting room at Georgetown University, arms at his sides, eyes shut intently. Half a dozen ministers and priests surround him, laying hands on his torso. Together, the pastors begin to...