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  • Obama order presses contractors to obey labor laws

    Obama order presses contractors to obey labor laws

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:08:09 GMT
    President Barack Obama is pushing government contractors to stop violating labor laws if they want to keep taking federal money.More >>
    President Barack Obama moved Thursday to require federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes, putting his pen to an executive order the day after the House voted to sue him for allegedly...More >>
  • First lady expands effort to end vet homelessness

    First lady expands effort to end vet homelessness

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-07-31 20:00:49 GMT
    First lady Michelle Obama says the statistic that the U.S. has more than 58,000 homeless veterans is "a stain on the soul of this nation," as the government expands its initiative for affordable housing for service...More >>
    Michelle Obama said the statistic that the U.S. has more than 58,000 homeless veterans is "a stain on the soul of this nation," as the federal government expands its initiative to provide stable and affordable housing for...More >>
  • Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress

    Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:59:05 GMT
    Amid all the debates on Capitol Hill, lawmakers are also wondering whether driving cars after smoking marijuana is dangerous.More >>
    Amid rancorous debate over other weighty issues Thursday on Capitol Hill, lawmakers wondered aloud whether driving cars after smoking marijuana is dangerous. Among the unanswered questions: Would drivers who are "high"...More >>