The Ukraine crisis jeopardizes President Barack Obama’s efforts to enlist Russia’s cooperation on a range of issues, including seeking an end to Syria’s civil war, halting Iran’s nuclear ambitions and facilitating the withdrawal of U.S. and allied forces from Afghanistan.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid won’t consider raising the U.S. minimum wage to any level less than $10.10 an hour, though some of his fellow Democrats say they are ready to negotiate a lower amount.
Peter Seto wakes up at 5:30 a.m., drinks a cup of coffee and makes the 18-minute cross-town commute to San Francisco’s waterfront. There, he hops in the driver’s seat of a 45-foot luxury coach outfitted with tinted windows, plush seats, TVs and wireless Internet to chauffeur a bus full of programmers around the Bay Area.
The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities filed a complaint in its challenge to U.S. Education Department regulations on recruiters’ compensation, saying the amended rules are unjustified and hurt students.
President Barack Obama will host House Speaker John Boehner at the White House tomorrow for a closed-door meeting as lawmakers weigh the administration’s call to raise the minimum wage and revamp U.S. immigration law.