SAN FRANCISCO–At a public meeting Thursday, the Judicial Council of California approved the continuation of one-day-a-month court closures through June 2010, in response to severe budget reductions in the judicial […]
An estimated 513 billion barrels of technically recoverable heavy oil are in Venezuela’s Orinoco Oil Belt. This area contains one of the world’s largest recoverable oil accumulations, and this assessment […]
Many laid-off business executives are now working multiple part-time jobs, unsure whether they’ll ever return to high-paying full-time positions.
SACRAMENTO–Governor Schwarzenegger’s California Recovery Task Force today announced $10.7 million in federal economic stimulus grants that will provide more than 2,100 Californians from a broad cross-section of the state with […]
TOKYO–(PRNewswire)–Soka Gakkai International (SGI) organizations around the world have made donations to assist the relief efforts in Haiti following the devastating earthquake which hit the country on Tuesday, January 12. […]
Haitian orphans who survived the harrowing earthquake are arriving in the U.S. — entering their new homes and lives with adoptive families.
WASHINGTON–Massachusetts State Attorney General Martha Coakley’s defeat in the race for the late Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat against Republican Scott Brown reminds young Democratic activists of the importance of engaging […]
WASHINGTON–The Army released suicide data for the month of December. Among active-duty soldiers, there were ten potential suicides: one has been confirmed as suicide, and nine remain under investigation. For […]
WASHINGTON–Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today authorized the temporary activation of up to 900 reserve U.S. Coast Guard service men and women to bolster the more than […]
WASHINGTON–Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is awarding $2 billion in Recovery Act funding to states, local governments and non-profit housing developers, under HUD’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), to spur economic […]