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  • John Kerry on forging a Pacific future

    After three trips to Asia as secretary of State, I am more convinced than ever that, as a Pacific power, the United States must continue to forge a Pacific future. But building that future means confronting challenges that require cooperation with our...
  • Free Press report critical of media consolidation and FCC

    A new report from the media watch dog group Free Press accuses the Federal Communications Commission of turning a blind eye toward media consolidation in the television industry. The study -- "Cease to Resist: How the FCC's Failure to Enforce Its...
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel's finance guru Lois Scott hires bond firms she knows

     Mayor Rahm Emanuel's finance guru Lois Scott hires bond firms she knows
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand when an organization of female business executives paid tribute last year to his financial guru, Lois Scott, for her pioneering role in helping cash-strapped governments solve their problems. Many in the room shared an...
  • U.S. spying scandal straining ties with Europe

    WASHINGTON — The expanding transatlantic scandal over U.S. eavesdropping on Europe's leaders and spying on its citizens has begun to strain intelligence relationships and diplomatic ties between allies that call each other best friends, according to...
  • Why Obama lied about Obamacare

     
    Friday print column updates (and includes the comments on) an earlier blog post making this same point. We will keep this promise to the American people. If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period.......
  • The X Factor

    The X Factor
    Since its debut in 2004, THE X FACTOR has remained the U.K.'s #1 program for the last seven years, peaking with an audience of 21 million for its 2010 finale. The format swiftly broke similar records around the world, where local versions have...
  • Regulators pressure life insurers to help beneficiaries collect their due

    Regulators nationwide are pushing life insurers to do a better job of tracking when policyholders die and locating the beneficiaries — an effort that could reap billions of dollars for consumers. Insurers regularly monitor Social Security's Death...
  • Car buyers should know their rights when getting financing through an auto dealer

    Car buyers should know their rights when getting financing through an auto dealer
    Imagine showing off your new car to friends and family only to get a call from the dealer — sometimes weeks later — saying your financing has fallen through. You're given the option of returning the car or signing a new sales agreement with...
  • Fiber optics a boon, from classroom to operating room

    Fiber optics a boon, from classroom to operating room
    Leasing office space in this economy can be a challenge, especially in older buildings, but Taylor Fields is working on getting an edge: a super-fast fiber-optic broadband connection. "One of the first things [prospective tenants] ask is what kind of...
  • Bully-cide...A New Term Every Parent Should Know

    Bully-cide...A New Term Every Parent Should Know
       Another week, another dramatic and disturbing case of bullying goes viral on YouTube.  This time, a tween from Australia slamming a kid about 20 pounds lighter to the ground.  And, HE'S the one being hailed a hero.  The bully was the little guy.  Who...
  • Office Depot says it will create jobs, or pay the county

    Office Depot says it will create jobs, or pay the county
    In a July 18 letter to Palm Beach County Commissioner Burt Aaronson, Office Depot said it expects to meet its incentives requirement with the county to retain and create jobs. "We believe we will continue to meet these requirements for the remainder of...