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Arwin Buditom guards some of the most successful high-tech firms in America. Joseph Farfan keeps their heat, air and electric systems humming. But these workers and tens of thousands like them who help fuel the Silicon Valley's tech boom can't even make ends meet anymore. Buditom rooms with his sister an hour's drive from work. Farfan gets his groceries at a food pantry.
When an important social issue intersected with business in Arizona, Corporate America decided it was time to take a stand.
Ukraine isn't typically a U.S. foreign policy priority, experts say. President Barack Obama is more occupied with Syria, Iran, Afghanistan and more. His administration rejects the notion that the situation in Ukraine represents some kind of epic East vs. West power struggle.
Ben Bernanke, who stepped down last month after eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, is planning a memoir.
In an age where you're never more than six feet away from a internet-connected device, fiscal watchdogs say it's time to retire a government office who's role has largely been replaced by Google.
The war in Syria, which has displaced more than 9 million people and turned the region into a hotbed for terrorist activity, is posing an existential threat to Lebanon, the Middle Eastern nation's top diplomat in Washington said Friday.
The gap between the wealthy and the poor is most extreme in several of the United States' most prosperous and largest cities.
At a time when computers and access to the Web are ubiquitous, an outdated Commerce Department office is wasting taxpayer money by duplicating Internet search engines, fiscal watchdogs said.