CARACAS (Reuters) – Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez urged sympathizers on Monday to maintain street protests against President Nicolas Maduro as the country’s foreign minister prepared to meet the United Nations Secretary General. Reuters: World News
Washington Post Tea Party Is 5! No More Tantrums?Daily BeastThe movement's most-ardent followers whooped and hollered in Washington, flattered, fawned over, and urged by luminaries of the far right to never, ever stop. Mardi Gras came a few days early to Washington, as Tea Party Patriots from around the nation …2014 a Test for Tea Party […]
KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban attacked an Afghan army base in the country’s eastern Kunar province early on Sunday, killing 19 soldiers and kidnapping seven, the spokesman for the provincial governor said. Reuters: World News
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rock salt was in short supply in the U.S. Northeast on Tuesday after successive winter storms led to critical shortages in Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania, while New Jersey scrambled to secure a huge shipment stuck at a port in Maine. Reuters: U.S.
Politico 3.3 Million Enrolled on Health Marketplaces, Including More Young People …New York TimesWASHINGTON — Nearly 3.3 million people have signed up for health insurance through the marketplaces established by President Obama's health care law, and about one-fourth of them are young adults, the administration said Wednesday.More than 1M enrolled in health insurance in JanuaryUSA […]
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday he has asked France to consider sending more troops to the Central African Republic because the international response to the crisis “does not yet match the gravity of the situation.” Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is set to announce on Tuesday that private companies have agreed to give more than $ 750 million in devices, software and wireless service to U.S. students, part of Obama’s pledge to help modernize classrooms. Reuters: U.S.
PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – Punxsutawney Phil, a famed U.S. groundhog with an even more famous shadow, emerged from his burrow on Sunday and predicted six more weeks of winter, much to the chagrin of those hoping for an early spring. Reuters: U.S.
CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) – Four more men have been charged by South Carolina State Police in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old South Carolina State University student, one of 10 school shootings this month. Reuters: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – At least two U.S. states running their own Obamacare health insurance exchanges expect new insurers to enter their marketplaces and bolster competition in 2015, officials said on Friday. Reuters: U.S.