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Report: Immigration agency should seek EB-5 help

02/05/2014 7:41am
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services should get help from the Department of Commerce to oversee projects funded by the federal EB-5 investment-for-green-cards immigration program, a Washington think tank says in a report released Wednesday.

Labor board tries again to change union rules

02/05/2014 11:34am
Labor regulators are trying once again to streamline the process in which workers decide whether to join labor unions, a move sure to reignite the bitter debate between union advocates and employers that seek to discourage workers from unionizing.

Salazar: Build Keystone XL oil pipeline

02/05/2014 11:55am
Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says he believes the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada should be built.

Hagel adds urgency to push for ethics crackdown

02/05/2014 7:12pm
Concerned that ethical problems inside the military might run deeper than he realized, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered service leaders Wednesday to add urgency to their drive to ensure "moral character and moral courage" in a force emerging from more than a decade of war.

Celebrities want to tie trade pact to dolphin hunt

02/05/2014 7:52pm
A group of American celebrities and other activists want President Barack Obama to refuse to sign an international trade agreement until Japan bans the capture and slaughter of dolphins in the fishing town of Taiji.