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By Joseph Kishore, 29 December 2012
Following a meeting between the president and Democratic and Republican congressional leaders, negotiations are continuing on a budget agreement.
29 December 2012
The US Senate voted Friday to renew the law, first passed in 2008 under the Bush administration, authorizing virtually unlimited domestic spying by the National Security Agency.
By Ed Hightower, 29 December 2012
A federal mediator announced on Friday that an agreement between the union and the shipping industry will extend the current contract for an additional 30 days.
By Barry Grey, 29 December 2012
The poor holiday sales are an expression of the absence of a genuine economic recovery and the existence of an acute and deepening social crisis.
By Bill Van Auken, 29 December 2012
After two years of escalating civil war, the people of Syria confront a humanitarian catastrophe, with an estimated four million people lacking adequate food and shelter.
By Sampath Perera, 29 December 2012
The executive board report made clear that a further bailout will require unprecedented pro-market “reforms.”
By John Chan, 29 December 2012
Amid an economic slowdown, a number of strikes and protests have erupted.
By Mary Smith, 29 December 2012
Peterborough City Council is again targeting the elderly and disabled, implementing budget cuts and austerity measures in line with government policies.
By Alan Whyte, 29 December 2012
The MTA has voted to increase bus and train fares, as well as tolls on the bridges and tunnels it controls.