American and Russian negotiators meeting in Geneva on Friday moved closer to an agreement that would seek to ultimately strip Syria of its chemical weapons.
After lasting late into Friday night, discussions enter a third day on Saturday with U.S. officials pointing to at least limited progress on some elements of a Russian proposal to inventory, isolate and eventually destroy Syria’s chemical weapons stocks.
Teachers from one of Wisconsin’s largest unions have jumped ship — voting overwhelmingly to abandon the group in the latest in a string of setbacks for the struggling labor movement following Gov. Scott Walker’s union overhaul two years ago.
The GAO said the overpayments reveal weaknesses in Social Security’s procedures for policing the system.
Vice President Biden expressed amazement on Thursday that the “neanderthal crowd” in the Republican caucus threatened the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act.
California Republican says he quickly lost drunken match with the future Russian president back in the 1990s