DES MOINES - Four Democrats running for president pledged Monday to keep Social Security solvent for senior citizens by raising the income cap so wealthier Americans pay more taxes to support the system without changing eligibility requirements.
Then-Gov. Terry Branstad discriminated against a state employee - asking for his resignation and then cutting his pay - based on the employee's sexual orientation, a jury decided Monday, according to the man's attorney.
Brazil, the biggest soybean exporter, is strengthening its lead against the United States after trading giants spent billions of dollars on building new terminals and developing routes to ports in the north through the Amazon region.
DES MOINES - In a series of forums this week, nineteen Democratic presidential hopefuls will be asked their views on issues ranging from how they would lower prescription drug costs to the future of Medicare and Social Security.