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  • Republicans in denial over the debt ceiling

    There are as many different opinions as there are men and women on the planet. Still, it's hard to believe what some people believe. There are those who still believe that we never landed a man on the moon, that George Bush personally ordered planes to...
  • Daniel Radcliffe's 'F Word' Landing at American Film Market

    Daniel Radcliffe's romantic comedy "The F Word," Idris Elba's "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" and Cory Monteith's "McCanick," have landed showings at the American Film Market during its Nov. 6-13 run. AFM annnounced Thursday it will screen 402 films,...
  • Letters: Closing the wealth gap

    Letters: Closing the wealth gap
    Re "Wealth gap only getting worse," Column, Oct. 11 I agree with David Lazarus that we need a remedy to the wealth gap issue. But I cannot agree that we should raise the top marginal tax rate, which drives so many business decisions, including workforce...
  • Explore the world's limits via Google's John Hanke

    When Silicon Valley wizard John Hanke developed Google Earth a little more than a decade ago, he put advanced, interactive mapping technology in the hands of consumers. It was a major breakthrough, but Hanke has moved on since then. As director of...
  • A Labor Day proposal for labor

    Labor Day this year finds American unions plunging into the unknown. Fast-food and retail workers in roughly 60 cities have been demonstrating for a living wage, though how exactly they will win concessions from such mega-corporations as McDonald's...
  • Diabetes cases hit record and half go undiagnosed

    Diabetes cases hit record and half go undiagnosed
    LONDON (Reuters) - Diabetes is running at record levels worldwide and half the people estimated to have the disease are, as yet, undiagnosed, according to a report on Wednesday. The number of people living with diabetes is now put at 371 million, up from...
  • U.S. economy will fall behind China and even India, OECD predicts

    U.S. economy will fall behind China and even India, OECD predicts
    The United States can kiss its position as the world’s largest economy goodbye in a few years, as China and India outrun it, according to new projections by OECD. Over the next five decades, the global balance of economic power will “shift...
  • McRib for Christmas: McDonald's to bring back sandwich in December

    McRib for Christmas: McDonald's to bring back sandwich in December
    Fervent fans of the McDonald’s McRib will have to wait past October and November, when the cult favorite usually emerges, until late December, according to a leaked memo. The sauce-slathered pork sandwich was originally set to be launched from Oct....
  • What will the St. Petersburg G-20 summit be remembered for?

    What will the St. Petersburg G-20 summit be remembered for?
    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- There's been a lot of passionate talk and chatter here among G-20 leaders, but it seems to have been mostly about the conflict in Syria and whether they were willing to back President Obama's call for a military strike on the...
  • Growth up in advanced economies, sluggish in emerging ones, OECD says

    Growth up in advanced economies, sluggish in emerging ones, OECD says
    WASHINGTON -- Growth picked up in the second quarter in the U.S., Europe and other major advanced economies but has slowed in China and other key emerging nations, which will lead to sluggish global output, the Organization for Economic Development and...
  • We don't have to settle for lost jobs and lower wages

    We don't have to settle for lost jobs and lower wages
    Jobs are returning with depressing slowness, and most of the new jobs pay less than the jobs that were lost in the Great Recession. Economic determinists assume that globalization and technological advancement necessarily condemn a large portion of...