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MCTSince the Boston terror attacks, an all-too-familiar mantra has re-emerged: American Muslims need more policing and increased surveillance. This demand, encouraged by U.S. Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., and many others, stems from a lack of understanding of the...
Reuters* Russian "watch lists" often include dissidents - U.S. * Senior American official insists both sides committed * But regular sharing of deep intelligence still a challenge By Matt Spetalnick and Susan Cornwell and Peter Apps WASHINGTON, April 25...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. students are falling behind their international rivals. Young people aren't adept at new technology. America's economy will suffer if schools don't step up their game. "A Nation at Risk," the report issued 30 years ago by...
When long stretches of time pass without a terrorist incident, it's important that Americans and their government resist complacency. It's equally important, though, not to panic when an attack does occur. In its handling of alleged Boston Marathon bomber...
Tags: Lawyers, Judges, Timothy McVeigh, Justice System, Laws
The chairmen of Congress' primary tax committees, Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), have launched a bipartisan effort to reform our messy, inefficient federal tax law. They've agreed to look for ways to lower tax rates on both...
Tags: Global Change, Global Warming, Jay Carney, Ecosystems, Primaries
WASHINGTON — Britain and the Eurozone are steadfastly sticking to austerity measures despite increasing evidence that such action alone isn't working to revive their economies and is dragging down global growth. Such persistence, analysts said,...
A new report by a prominent Washington think tank shows Hartford's downtown lost more than 25,000 jobs between 2000 and 2010. Suburban jobs also slipped during the decade, just not as fast. The authors of the Brookings Institution report have an anti-...
WASHINGTON -- There is something about Amtrak -- perhaps the romance of railroads or the promise of relieving traffic congestion and economizing on oil and greenhouse gas emissions -- that causes otherwise sensible people to lose contact with reality. The...
We wanted to make you aware of a special half-off Trib Nation discount that will work for four upcoming career-focused TribU classes -- on researching the decision to get an MBA; on more effective workplace conversations; on better time management; and on...
Critics and supporters of a merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the nation's largest carrier testified for the first time Tuesday in a hearing before a congressional panel. The merger, announced Feb. 14, would cost $1.2 billion in one-...
Marriage fading for people without college degrees The University of Virginia's National Marriage Project has released another disturbing report. It reiterates that marriage remains strong for college-educated couples — but it's disintegrating in...
American companies are so eager to hire highly skilled foreign workers that a cap on new visas has been reached within a matter of days. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Friday that it has received more than 85,000 applications...
Apr 26, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
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