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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker spoke about taking on public employee unions, and the protests that followed, at a recent candidates forum in Iowa. He said what people may <em>not </em>know is that protesters —<em> </em>as many as 1,000 of them — showed up outside his home while his family was there. He says he also received death threats.
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:42

Unions don't like any of the 2016 GOP presidential prospects so far. But organized labor's loathing for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker runs especially deep.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:29

Florida's governor and its Republican-led legislature opposed the Affordable Care Act and have resisted calls to expand Medicaid. But aided by non-profit groups and strong interest among Hispanics, Florida is one of the leaders in signing residents up for Obamacare.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:29

The beheading of two Japanese nationals by ISIS has created political problems for Japanese President Shinzo Abe back home, from those who blame his rollback of Japanese pacifist policies in place after World War II.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:29

Miami Reporter Jim Wyss tells us why he was surprised to see a Venezuela tourism ad using a photo of himself looking happy. He was happy because at the time the picture was taken in Miami, he'd just been released from 48 hours in detention.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:29

Audie Cornish talks with Quartz and AdWeek contributor Jason Lynch about this year's best and worst Super Bowl ads — and why many of them felt so morose.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:29

It helps for-profit schools capture billions from the new GI bill — including the University of Phoenix, a school with no sports program that had bought naming rights to Sunday's Super Bowl stadium.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:29

What's the point of a White House budget besides using up a lot of paper and ink? So the administration can lay out its political priorities and draw contrasts with the Republicans.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 15:29

Many of the stand-out players in last night's Super Bowl were relative unknowns going in to the game. That's all changed now.

Advertising on a skyscraper in Manama, Bahrain, shows news anchors for the newly launched Al-Arab TV network. The pan-Arab channel began broadcasting Sunday but was suspended Monday after it aired an interview with a critic of Bahrain's monarchy.
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 14:50

The new Middle East broadcaster, Al-Arab, went on air Sunday. But it was shut down before dawn on Monday, apparently for airing an interview with an opponent of Bahrain's monarchy.

Katy Perry dances with a couple of sharks during the Super Bowl halftime show.
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 14:37

Linda Holmes and Stephen Thompson of Pop Culture Happy Hour sit down for a chat about the game, the halftime show and the adorable, adorable puppy.

President Obama participates in a town hall hosted by Univision with news anchor Jorge Ramos in 2011.
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 14:27

Often called the Walter Cronkite of Latino America, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos could play a big role in the 2016 presidential elections.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 14:22

Over-the-counter remedies can help a lot if your stuffy, drippy nose is caused by allergies, new guidelines say. Acupuncture might help, too, but there's no evidence that herbal remedies do a thing.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waves to reporters as he leaves Downing Street in London on Monday.
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 13:48

Amid a measles outbreak, the governor said parents need a "measure of choice" when it comes to some vaccines. His office quickly clarified that when it came to measles, "kids should be vaccinated."

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 12:57

In many parts of the world, there's no direct translation for terms like depression or anxiety. Cambodians, for example, say "the water in my heart has fallen." So how does a doctor refill a heart?

Jose Ramirez and Mariana Silva speak in December with Yosmay Valdivia (right), an agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors, at the Mall of the Americas in Miami about plans available from the Affordable Care Act.
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 12:41

With two weeks to go until the 2015 Obamacare enrollment deadline, Florida is ahead of even California, which has twice the population and embraced the Affordable Care Act from the start.


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