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More people live in poverty in Baltimore's suburbs than in the city itself, part of a nationwide shift that is challenging the largely urban assistance network built up over decades. Suburban poverty in the Baltimore area grew 58 percent between 2000 and...
HARRISBURG — Choice and convenience. They are two words Gov. Tom Corbett has used often since February. He says them when talking about his budget proposal to expand beer sales and sell the state-owned liquor store system to fund a four-year grant...
Orlando Sentinel Editorial BoardThe Heritage Foundation, the influential conservative think tank now headed by former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, released a report this week that estimated providing legal status to the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States would cost...
D-Day for Iranian presidential race Tuesday, May 7 -- So many candidates, so few promising real change. More than a dozen Iranian lawmakers, former Cabinet ministers, revolutionary guardsmen and allies of Islamic leaders have thrown in their hats...
Tags: Islam, Pakistan, Arab Spring, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran
WASHINGTON — An influential network of some of the country's wealthiest liberal political donors is steering resources to an advocacy group backing President Obama's agenda and to organizations working to pass immigration reform, providing a surge...
WASHINGTON -- For most Americans, Europe is out of sight and out of mind. We figure that the worst of its debt crisis has passed. Italy has a new government. To mute social unrest, some countries are slightly relaxing austerity policies. The European...
Since February, Gov. Tom Corbett's administration has been accused of using vague language in describing its fear that the state would lose money by expanding Medicaid coverage to more poor residents under the Affordable Care Act. The administration...
WASHINGTON — After months of negotiations, a bipartisan group of eight senators is poised to offer a sweeping bill to rewrite the nation's immigration laws this week, taking advantage of a changed political alignment that, for the first time in...
WASHINGTON -- The discouraging March employment report, with a job increase of only 88,000, raises questions well beyond the dreary state of today's labor market. Prolonged high unemployment may be silently shredding the social fabric in ways that last...
MEXICO CITY — The new government of Mexican President Enrique Peņa Nieto has sought to downplay the deadly violence that has long haunted much of Mexico and that he repeatedly pledged to reduce. But the country's killers aren't cooperating....
Last year, carpool lanes on a portion of the 110 Freeway were converted to toll lanes. Preliminary data show average travel speeds have increased in the lanes formerly reserved for carpoolers, but traffic has slowed on the rest of the freeway. So for...
Chicago, Ill. - March 22, 2013, is the 20th anniversary of World Water Day. Although about 70 percent of the earth's surface is covered by water, only 0.001 percent is fresh and available for human consumption. The largest portion of this-70 percent-is...
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