May 18

Proposed Swiss minimum wage.
Swiss voters reject plan to set a minimum wage

Swiss voters rejected 3-to-1 a plan to establish what would have been the world’s highest minimum wage. Supporters said the plan would reduce income inequality. Business leaders had argued against it, saying it would make Switzerland less competitive with other…

World Apr 21

PHOTO: Raining pamphlets in India

A small plane showered pamphlets over Jalandhar, India Monday encouraging residents to vote in the Punjab election for Lok Sabha, or House of the People. The April 30 election will determine which of the 253 candidates will end…