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Senate leaders reach deal to avoid default, end shutdown

Senate leaders reach deal to avoid default, end shutdown

Lawmakers in the Senate are weighing a bipartisan bill that is expected to re-open the United States government and save the country from default. During an early afternoon hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) acknowledged, “The eyes of the world have been on Washington all this week, and that […]

“Pee In A Cup” Video Disneyland Not the Happiest Place on Earth For Patients and Their Families

“Pee In A Cup” Video Disneyland Not the Happiest Place on Earth For Patients and Their Families

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Families of victims of prescription drug abuse, physician overprescribing, and medical malpractice called for mandatory drug testing of doctors today outside the California Medical Association’s convention at the Disneyland Hotel. The nonprofit, nonpartisan Consumer Watchdog group unveiled a mobile billboard truck showing “Pee In A Cup: The Musical, Part 1,” the […]

Demystifying the debt ceiling: 5 things you should know

Demystifying the debt ceiling: 5 things you should know

As the US government is about to hit its so-called debt ceiling of $16.7 trillion on Oct. 17, the frightening prospect of the world’s biggest economy running out of cash is dominating headlines around the globe. So, in an effort to shine some light on what exactly thedebt ceiling means to all of us, Business RT […]

Epic fail: just 1 percent of Obamacare requests successfully processed

Epic fail: just 1 percent of Obamacare requests successfully processed

Millions of Americans visited newly launched websites last week to learn more about the benefits offered through the president’s health insurance mandate, but Obamacare is apparently not ready for everyone. Americans officially became able to sign up for insurance coverage provided through President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act program Tuesday morning, but a number of […]

US govt shuts down for 1st time in 17 years as budget talks fail

US govt shuts down for 1st time in 17 years as budget talks fail

The US federal government is partially shutting down after the Congress failed to fund its work amid a Republican drive to defund the Obamacare healthcare program. President Obama addressed to US troops to boost their confidence amid the crisis. Follow RT’s LIVE UPDATES on US budget crisis The Congress left the government without funding as […]

Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America Successfully Pressures Starbucks To Stop Allowing Guns In Stores

Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America Successfully Pressures Starbucks To Stop Allowing Guns In Stores

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a campaign pressuring Starbucks to eliminate guns from its stores nationwide in early July. Just two months later, Starbucks is announcing that the company will no longer allow guns on its property, both inside and outside of its stores. Until now, Starbucks […]