Communities where water is scarce are offering incentives to use alternatives to grass as landscaping.
This key donor group is increasingly disillusioned with Republicans, and that could hurt fundraising efforts.
While part-time work has surged during the recovery, it's actually trending down as the health care overhaul gets closer.
One plan envisions turning blighted lots into urban farms and creating thousands of jobs and millions in business taxes.
The draconian fee is targeted at high-cost health insurance plans, but unions are balking at reducing benefits. The result may be job losses.
As federal budget cuts take hold, the Air Force reduces its 7-person detail to as little as 2 personnel at some retired veterans' services.
The agency says it's to ensure effective delivery, but the cash-strapped carrier hangs onto them for a month and doles them out to security agencies on request.
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