Military study gives green light to end gay ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon unveiled a study on Tuesday that predicted little impact if the U.S. military ended its ban on gays, bolstering President Barack Obama’s push to get Congress to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” by year-end.

House may vote on tax cuts Thursday -Van Hollen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives may vote Thursday on a measure to let income tax rates to rise for the wealthiest 2 percent of U.S. households, a top Democrat said Tuesday.


Daily Digest for November 30th

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Wall Street slips on euro zone but data helps

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stocks fell in a choppy session on Tuesday but showed resilience in the face of Europe’s debt crisis, recovering some of their losses on more encouraging signs from the U.S….


Medical costs for U.S. retirees fell in 2010: EBRI

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Some medical costs have fallen this year thanks to new health care reform laws, but U.S. retirees will still need hundreds of thousands of dollars in savings to cover their lifetime medical expenses.

Obama and Republicans agree to negotiate on taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Tuesday he still disagreed with Republicans on whether to extend Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, but the two sides agreed to negotiate a deal in the coming days.


UPDATE 1-Greenbriar raises offer for Dynamex

Nov 30 (Reuters) – Logistics firm Dynamex Inc said
Greenbriar Equity Group LLC raised its buyout offer to $24 a
share, or about $234 million, outbidding a third-party bid.