International Association Of Fire Fighters News
Houston Motel Fire Kills 4 Firefighters, Sends 6 to Hospital
Four firefighters died and six were hospitalized after battling a five-alarm blaze that overtook a Houston motel on one of the city's heavily traveled expressways today. The fire in the southeastern part of Houston quickly engulfed a motel, the Southwest Inn. The thick black smoke was visible for
Biden to Firefighters: 'The Progress We've Made Is in Jeopardy'
PHILADELPHIA — Just three days after Vice President Joe Biden spoke to a group of police officers at their convention, he took his campaign message to firefighters Wednesday, taking aim at Republican governors who “lay the blame for this recession on you, on...
Let The Games Begin: Mitt Romney Lands In London (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone), ELIZABETH HARTFIELD (@LizHartfield) and CHRIS GOOD (@c_good) NOTABLES: THE NOTE ON THE ROAD: The Note is in London this week where the entire city is bursting with Olympic excitement. But there’s no shortage of hand-wringing either as the host city of...
Philadelphia Firefighter Hunky Calendar Released After His Suicide
Furor Over Shirtless Pose Contributed to Firefighter's Suicide, Family Says
Cops vs Teachers: Who's Worth More in Tight Times?
Cash-Strapped States Are Having to Decide Which Public Employees Matter Most
Usually chatty labor folks are being fairly reticent after meeting with President Obama Monday afternoon to discuss a major issue of contention: the provision in the Senate health care reform bill that would impose a tax on insurance companies for...
Cadillac Crossover: Will Big Labor Swallow Its Pride on Health Care?
So who delivered the week’s biggest surprise -- Sarah Palin, Mark McGwire, Harry Reid, or Harold Ford?
More companies turn to furloughs to save money, jobs
Adam Jadhav will film a humorous video that he'll post on YouTube.com. Shelley Cox will finish the classroom observation hours needed for her elementary education license. Rebecca Evans will refurbish her bathroom before taking a boat trip off the coast of North Carolina. The activities vary, but
Oprah becomes test of what an endorsement means
Oprah Winfrey can get people to read Tolstoy, sell millions of magazines and turn a mail-order canvas bag into a hot item just by naming it one of her favorite things. To get Americans to vote for her favorite presidential candidate, Democrat Barack Obama, though, she'll have to twice prove
Obama, McCain Move to Own Iraq -- From Different Directions
Whose War is it Anyway?: Post-Petraeus, Obama and McCain seek to own the war issue