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  • A look at the pros and cons of the big stimulus program the European Central Bank is weighing

    With the eurozone facing the possibility of years-long economic stagnation, its central bank is expected to soon announce its biggest stimulus measure yet.
  • Good time for Americans to give back

    Good time for Americans  to give back
    The holiday season is supposed to be a time of giving. We give presents, money and love. We give to show we care, and we give to share our good fortune. But giving isn't what it used to be. Years ago, the richest Americans gave a lot more of their...

    Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance

    Charles Hostler dies at 94; OSS agent who worked with French resistance
    For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor. He also got something else: a scar on his forehead from the butt of a meat ax...

    Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression

    Chapter Five: After Roaring 20's, A Great Depression
    During the final years of Charles Hopkins Clark's reign as editor of The Courant, the newspaper enjoyed a surge in circulation that has been attributed to Emile H. Gauvreau, a short-term managing editor with an enthusiasm for melodramatic news that...

    U.S. stocks slammed by global fears

    First it was fresh concerns about the fragile Eurozone recovery. Then there was the sudden steep fall in oil prices. Now investors are worrying whether the American economy can pull up a slumping global economy. And overlaying all these — fears...