WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s still possible in Boston for a mail carrier, an accountant and a Harvard-trained psychiatrist – basically, the crowd from “Cheers” – to live as neighbors.
That finding by the real estate brokerage Redfin makes the capital … Read Full Storyread more
Number of students coming from Brazil spiked in the 2014-15 school year, from 13,000 to 23,000
BOSTON (AP) – The number of international students studying at U.S. colleges increased by 10 percent last year, marking the largest single-year gain in … Read Full Storyread more
MILWAUKEE (AP) – The fourth Republican debate of the 2016 presidential election had the distinct feel of, well, a real debate.
After Republicans widely panned the moderators at the previous debate for creating a circus-like atmosphere, the candidates -eight, the … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders is preparing an aggressive push to regain ground in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, combining a series of ads, policy speeches and appearances before key groups of voters in a … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced Fridayhe would end his quixotic Democratic presidential campaign after failing to gain traction against Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
“After much thought I have decided to end … Read Full Storyread more
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control and economic policy in the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night, vigorously outlining competing visions for a … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court is starting a new term that promises a steady stream of divisive social issues, and also brighter prospects for conservatives who suffered more losses than usual in recent months.
The justices are meeting in … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers cut back sharply on hiring in September and added fewer jobs in July and August than previously thought – a sour note for a labor market that had been steadily improving.
The economy added just … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – Cheered by jubilant crowds across the nation’s capital, Pope Francis forged common cause Wednesday with President Barack Obama on climate change, immigration and inequality, as the popular pontiff signaled he would not sidestep issues that have deeply … Read Full Storyread more
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) – Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush saidTuesday that multiculturalism is bad for the United States, adding that immigrants who close themselves off from American culture deny themselves access to economic rewards.
The former governor … Read Full Storyread more
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson jabbedTuesday at front-runner Donald Trump’s proposal to deport everyone who is in the country illegally, calling the plan impractical.
“People who say that have no idea what that would … Read Full Storyread more
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Artists are finishing construction of an unusual exhibit they hope resonates with Pope Francis during his trip to Philadelphia and with anyone experiencing trouble in their daily life.
When it opens Sept. 3, the grotto … Read Full Storyread more
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Jeb Bush came to the Veterans of Foreign Wars post to talk about veterans’ affairs but two words hung over the town hall event in a Denver suburb Tuesday: anchor babies.
That’s the loaded … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – Rep. Peter Welch’s sister, Maureen, had better intelligence than the five-term Vermont congressman about Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to the United States and his historic address to Congress.
“She called before the announcement and said, ‘The pope … Read Full Storyread more
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – A group of immigrant rights lawyers say that detention of women and children caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally is lengthy and unsafe, challenging the government’s claims that immigrant families are held only briefly and that … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants to deny citizenship to the babies of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally as part of an immigration plan that emphasizes border security and deportation for millions.
He would also rescind … Read Full Storyread more
NEW YORK (AP) – Kraft Heinz says it is cutting about 2,500 jobs as part of its plan to slash costs after the food companies combined.
Spokesman Michael Mullen says affected workers are in the U.S. and Canada and were … Read Full Storyread more
WASHINGTON (AP) – A political pope is sure to seize his opportunity when he addresses a political body.
So both Democrats and Republicans are looking forward to Pope Francis’ remarks to Congress next month – and bracing for them, too.… Read Full Storyread more