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Edgar Herrera chooses his words carefully. English remains a work in progress for him after 18 months of classes at Neighborhood Centers Inc.'s colorful Baker-Ripley campus, the keystone of a revival of the Gulfton area in southwest Houston.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services should get help from the Department of Commerce to oversee projects funded by the federal EB-5 investment-for-green-cards immigration program, a Washington think tank says in a report released Wednesday.
The age of the drone is here, and U.S. intelligence agencies are warily monitoring their proliferation around the globe.
Climate change is suddenly a hot topic again. The issue is resurfacing in talks about a once radical idea: a possible carbon tax.
Either Washington Times reporter Seth McLaughlin, who wrote "Vet of 1990s welfare shift faults both sides in clash" (Web, Wednesday) is a closet liberal, or he is poorly informed about the political leanings of various think tanks around Washington. Otherwise, he would not have presented the views of a representative of the Brookings Institution (Ron Haskins) as unbiased comments on the dispute between the Democrats and Republicans on the president's rewriting of the welfare reform law.