Topic: Tom Reed
The stalemate in Congress over extending a payroll tax cut also affects unemployment insurance. Republicans want to limit federal benefits for the long-term unemployed to 59 weeks, down from 99 weeks now. One Republican says he's willing to go to 26 weeks.
House's plan for next round of budget-cutting would revamp the social contract between Medicare recipients and the government. Obama may say on Wednesday how far he'll go on Medicare reform.
04/12/2011 03:32 pm
The toxic metal cadmium has been detected in the paint on Shrek-themed drinking glasses being sold McDonald's in the United States, forcing the company to recall 12 million of the collectibles.
06/04/2010 02:15 pm
Once thought to be waste, rice husks now can be used as clean, cheap fuel for developing countries.
12/03/2008 12:00 am