Washington state is considering taking its part-time employees off its insurance plan and sticking Uncle Sam with the tab.
Local lawmakers have the right to refuse -- but businesses, poor residents and political careers may suffer as a result.
A Minnesota man says Supervalu violated his civil rights when he was forcibly arrested for taking more than a pound of complimentary deli meat.
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A former top drug adviser to the British government says a rampant cocaine culture within the banking industry spurred overly risky decisions.
Student loan burdens are growing fastest among the over-60 crowd, many of whom sought graduate degrees during the recession.
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