Instead of paper checks or direct deposit, employers are issuing A.T.M.-style cards that can have large fees associated with them. Sixteen senators want an investigation. This time when the Texas ... more 
Instead of paper checks or direct deposit, employers are issuing A.T.M.-style cards that can have large fees associated with them. Sixteen senators want an investigation. This time when the Texas Senate takes up tough new abortion restrictions, the chamber's top Republican is determined not to let anything ? or anyone ? derail a vote. The Senate's leader, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, has scheduled a vote on the same restrictions on when, where and how women may obtain abortions in Texas that failed to become law after a Democratic filibuster and raucous protesters were able to run out the clock on an earlier special session. Nearly four times as many young murder victims in the United States were killed by firearms than by other methods such as stabbing, strangling or poisoning, in the past 30 years. less 
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Fri, Jul 12, 2013 9:12 AM EDT