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Tax penalty to hit nearly 6M uninsured people

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 28, 2012 file photo, supporters of health care reform rally in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on the final day of arguments regarding the health care law signed by President Barack Obama. Congressional budget analysts are now estimating that nearly 6 million Americans, most of them in the [&hellip...

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Justice Dept faulted in gun-trafficking operation

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Kent Terry Sr., father of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry, and Richard “Rick” Barlow, chief patrol agent of the Tucson sector, share a quiet moment during the dedication ceremony for a new station named after Brian Terry, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012...

Romney’s comments ripple across battleground map

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney participates in a Univision “Meet the Candidates” forum with Jorge Ramos and Maria Elena Salinas in Coral Gables, Fla., Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles...

Pot could be tax windfall, but skeptics abound

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A caregiver picks out a marijuana bud for a patient at a marijuana dispensary in Denver on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. Colorado, Oregon and Washington could become the first to legalize marijuana this fall. All three state are asking voters to decide whether...

After teachers strike, doubts about implications

September 20, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Students gather outside Benjamin E. Mays Academy , Wednesday morning, Sept. 19, 2012 in Chicago, after Chicago teachers voted to suspend their first strike in 25 years. Union delegates voted overwhelmingly Tuesday night to suspend the walkout after discussing...

Obama jabs at Romney over his ’47 percent’ remarks

September 19, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

President Barack Obama talks with David Letterman on the set of the “Late Show With David Letterman” at the Ed Sullivan Theater, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama...

Chicago teachers vote to return to classroom

September 19, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, is flanked by Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claud Brizard, left, and school board president David Vitale during a news conference after the teachers union House of Delegates voted to suspend their strike Tuesday, Sept....

Judge: Police to enforce Ariz. immigration law now

September 19, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 29, 2010 file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputies, left, check the shoes of a suspect arrested during a crime suppression sweep in Phoenix. A judge in Arizona on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 ruled that police can immediately...

Half avoid taxes, get US help, but many not poor

September 19, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

A campaign film is shown before Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at a campaign fundraising event at The Grand America in Salt Lake City, Utah, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) WASHINGTON...

Obama chides China, hopes to use as campaign wedge

September 18, 2012 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012. (AP Photo/David McNew) CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama lodged an unfair-trade...