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ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the National Security Agency said U.S. surveillance programs had helped disrupt more than 50 possible attacks since September 11, 2001, as sympathetic members of Congress also defended the use of the top-secret spying...
Reuters(Reuters) - President Barack Obama hinted in a television interview on Monday that U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke would step down when his second term expires on January 31. Obama told Charlie Rose, host of a PBS interview program, that...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States urged Tehran on Saturday to "heed the will of the Iranian people" after Iranians elected moderate cleric Hassan Rohani to be their country's next president. "We respect the vote of the Iranian people and...
ReutersBy Anna Yukhananov June 15 (Reuters) - When the heads of the World Bank and the United Nations flew into the violence-wracked African city of Goma on a cloudy day last month, it was the first time the giants of international development had joined forces...
WASHINGTON — Delivering weapons and ammunition to beleaguered Syrian rebels will take weeks, White House officials acknowledged Friday as the administration's decision to supply arms set off a debate about how far, and how fast, President Obama's...
The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, America's racial and ethnic minorities now make up about half of the under-5 age group, the government said Thursday. It's a historic shift that shows how young people are at the forefront of sweeping changes by...
In the Fort Lauderdale-Miami metro area, only 17.9 percent of jobs require knowledge in science, technology, engineering and math. That ranks it 81st out of 100 metro areas for STEM jobs, according to a new report released Monday by The Brookings...
Nearly one in four jobs in the Baltimore area requires skills in science, technology, engineering and math, a concentration that ranks among the top 10 in the country and brings wealth to the region, according a report released Monday. The Baltimore...
The majority of the science, technology, engineering or math jobs in Hampton Roads don't require a bachelor's degree. About 55 percent of the of the 151,490 so-called “STEM” jobs in the region required an associate's degree or less...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday is to announce the nomination of Jason Furman to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisors, elevating the longtime aide to one of the administration's most visible positions dealing with the economy....
Some years ago, when tax simplification was being discussed, a cartoonist came up with the most likely way the IRS would achieve it: a postcard-sized 1040 form consisting of two lines: 1) How much did you make? 2) Send it in. That's comparable to...
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