Defense Secretary Robert Gates says that pension and health care costs are eating the U.S. military alive. And the Pentagon predicts that the cost of taking care of its troops and retirees will keep growing.Retired Maj. Gen.
Governor Pat Quinn says he plans to call Illinois legislators back to the capitol for a special session.The House left Springfield last Tuesday without resolving whether to fund construction projects through summer.“These men, they have to work.
The daily deal website Groupon has filed to sell shares to the public, stoking excitement about a new tech boom in Chicago.Groupon plans to raise as much $750 million and says it will use the money for working capital, including buying other companies.Last year, Forbes called Groupon the fastest-gro
For some Groupon employees, it’s nontraditional to have a traditional job.According to Groupon’s self-reported numbers, their subscribers are young, smart, single, female, wealthy and employed individuals.
Though both nations are global powers with growing economies and massive populations, India and China seem to garner different reactions on human rights. While China’s record is widely criticized, India’s faces less scrutiny.A closer look at India’s record, however, reveals room for criticism.
Illinois Senators have approved a package of changes to shake up the state's workers' compensation system. It's designed to cut business costs and curb corruption. The bill passed 46-8 and now goes to the Illinois House.