- Atheists sue to remove ‘Ground Zero Cross’ from 9/11 museum
- Bishop in Aleppo: ‘We Christians live in fear in Syria’
- Oscar Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony
- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford flubs daylight saving time advice: ‘Turn your clocks back’
- Americans don’t support sending U.S. troops to Ukraine
- Florida lawmakers move to wipe corrupt ‘Boss Hogg’ town from map
- N.C. math whiz to unveil secret of March Madness picks
- An appealing offer: Chiquita merges with Fyffes to make world’s largest banana firm
- Amnesty International says Syria guilty of war crimes for food blockade
- Mitch McConnell on beating tea party: ‘We are going to crush them’
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With the lackluster July employment report behind us, we are firmly into August and the temporarily slower pace of life as summer vacation season sets in. To others, it means that preseason fall sports are getting under way -- football, lacrosse, field hockey and so on -- and many parents and students have kicked off back-to-school spending.
Times are great. Unemployment is down, income is up and economic growth continues - only if you live in the national capital region. For the rest of America, tough luck.
The nation's franchises are seeing a modest uptick in business as they seek to recover ground from the recent recession, according to a new index of the sector that debuted Thursday.
Hopes that America's economic or budgetary situation might improve anytime soon were dashed Tuesday. The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued its outlook through 2022, with near-term figures looking increasingly negative. This shouldn't surprise anyone.
President Obama's puny election-year plan to consolidate a handful of government agencies and programs is about three years and $4 trillion too late. With America's jobless rate stuck at a few tenths below 9 percent and his dismal job approval polls in the mid-40s - the equivalent of a failing grade - Mr. Obama is attempting to impersonate a budget cutter. He's fooling no one.
Paraguay's National Congress closed its doors in December for more than two months of paid vacation, showing no interest in giving President Fernando Lugo anything on his wish list, even after lawmakers return to work in March.
Fall normally is characterized by cooling weather, leaves turning colors and the return of dramas to the movie box office.
This week started off slowly in terms of economic data, but what data we did get was mixed at best.