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The strikes are part of a growing movement this year aimed at mandating better pay for low-wage workers.
President Obama suggested the debate is over about whether boosting the minimum wage costs jobs.
McDonnell’s final days in office have been overshadowed by an ongoing investigation.
Teaching is both craft and profession -- and more.
The Education Department’s Federal Register notice is revealing.
Women over 30 are the only group having more babies, according to a government report.
Juliet Eilperin and Amy Goldstein
Tuesday’s HealthCare.gov enrollment surges by 27,000, leading to a three-day increase of 56,000.
GOP supports cuts to federal retiree benefits, while Democrats say the federal workforce has paid enough.
The former secretary of state and possible presidential candidate kept things personal in a N.Y. appearance.
Dina ElBoghdady and Steven Mufson
Under a new law, no business is too trifling to reveal to U.S. regulators.
The newest Obama dog, Sunny, caused a bit of trouble at the White House Christmas event Wednesday when a little girl fell.
Inspector general’s report notes the financial wrongdoings of some employees and contractors.
The Forestry Division oversaw the blaze that trapped the Granite Mountain Hotshots on June 30.
Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup continued to mishandle homeowner requests, report says.
The company is lining up customers fast for its latest plane and now must decide where to build it.
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“Eek. I realize this is an important part of the story but it’s a little depressing.“
An attorney’s First Amendment arguments hit a wall in a military-base dispute before the Supreme Court.
Iron & Wine at SXSW.
New analysis shows that average debt was $29,400 for class of 2012, up from $23,450 four years earlier.
But Andrew Marshall, 92, head of the Defense Department’s internal think tank, has his independence curtailed.
A court filing shows the wide-ranging investigation has spanned eight states and eight Asian countries.
After a summer lull, the housing market appears to be coming back to life.
The Massachusetts Democrat has shown no signs she is interested in a White House bid.
Benchmarks scores will be set, and for each part of the test that the students hit the benchmark, $50 will be paid.
The U.S. military will stop sharing information about the common detainee protests with the public.
Unions don’t like the Illinois governor. It might not matter.
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Ashkan Soltani explains how the NSA is gathering billions of records a day on cellphones.
Medicaid has its own 834 problem.
“Sometimes collaboration is important even when it adds work.“
WONKBLOG | Wall Street is pouring money into Chipotle copycats. D.C., though, is nearly at saturation.
Being behind on your taxes is one thing. Being $1 million behind is something else.
An early version of The Monkey Cage’s forecasting model suggests few House seats will change hands.
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The legislation adopts several proposals from President Obama, but tries to cancel defense cuts for two years.
The National Security Agency gathers location data from around the world by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks globally and that serve U.S. cellphones as well as foreign ones.
Lawmakers ask experts if we’re alone in the universe; scientists are still looking for extraterrestrial microbes.
Donna Hathaway-Beck resigned three months ago; Baker has not appointed anyone yet to that seat.
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