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Why is it so hard to figure out when the economy is at full employment? And why does the Fed keep getting it wrong?
Dec. 13, 2017
Schools use the internet for a lot of learning: researching, virtual travel, watching videos. Educators say it opens their classrooms to the world. The removal of net neutrality could change all that.
Dec. 13, 2017
Brown, who died Sunday at the age of 80, revolutionized how the world viewed the sport with The Endless Summer. But first, he had to struggle to get his beloved movie seen.
Dec. 13, 2017
A Democrat hasn't been elected to the Senate from Alabama in a quarter century. It happened Tuesday night. Here's what it all means.
Dec. 13, 2017
The Trump administration has delayed announcing its decision on an Obama-era proposal to stop allowing the term "Negro" to appear on federal forms collecting information about race.
Dec. 13, 2017
Policymakers increased a key rate for the third time this year. The quarter-point move indicates the Fed is confident in the economy as it continues to recover from the financial crisis.
Dec. 13, 2017
Grapes exposed to smoke from wildfires can absorb compounds that carry over into wine and ruin the flavor. The problem is only expected to grow as extreme weather events become more frequent.
Dec. 13, 2017
Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, says House and Senate Republicans have agreed on a final tax bill. GOP leaders aim to pass it next week.
Dec. 13, 2017
Brett Talley had been rated "unanimously unqualified" by the American Bar Association in part because he had not tried a case or argued a motion in federal court.
Dec. 13, 2017
The former Apprentice contestant is stepping down effective January 20, 2018, the White House said.
Dec. 13, 2017
Smith's appointed term will run through January 2019. She will also be running in a special election next year to serve out the remainder of Franken's term, which ends in 2020.
Dec. 13, 2017
An emergency session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation was dominated by talk of the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Dec. 13, 2017
From a field of 19 strong contenders, the Cleveland-based institution has named its newest entrants.
Dec. 13, 2017
From the 455 global health and development stories we posted on our blog in 2017, here are the top 10, ranked by pageviews.
Dec. 13, 2017
Also: A U.S. Marine helicopter in Japan loses its windshield over a school, injuring a boy; the lead singer of the Smithereens dies; and odd headlines from 2017 include "covfefe".
Dec. 13, 2017
Pat DiNizio, a singer and songwriter who made popular rock songs as the leader of The Smithereens, died on Tuesday, his fellow band members say.
Dec. 13, 2017
A 10-year-old boy was slightly when the object landed. It is the latest incident in the Japanese prefecture that have emboldened calls from locals to close down U.S. military bases there.
Dec. 13, 2017
Sixty-six university presidents took home more than $1 million in 2015, according to a new analysis by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Dec. 13, 2017
The secretary of state says the U.S. would be willing to engage North Korea "without preconditions." But he's signaled support for talks before, only to be publicly rebuked by the president.
Dec. 13, 2017
The wildfire has burned through 236,000 acres and destroyed more than 700 homes.
Dec. 13, 2017

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