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  • House speaker invites Japanese leader to address Congress

    House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) is inviting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (SHEEN-zoh AH-bay) to address a joint meeting of Congress next month.
  • Columbia University disbands Chinese student group

    An organization for students from China has lost official recognition from Columbia University. A statement on the website of Columbia's Chinese Students and Scholars Association says the group has been "de-recognized" and it is not planning any more...

    U.S. stocks fall for a 4th straight day; price of oil surges

    U.S. stocks fall for a 4th straight day; price of oil surges
    A see-saw day for U.S. stocks ended with slight losses on Thursday, giving the market its fourth drop in a row. Edgy investors continue to monitor violence in the Middle East and the rapid ascent of the U.S. dollar, which is causing companies to pull...

    Hero or traitor?

    In every war there are inevitably soldiers who are captured, kidnapped or otherwise taken prisoner by the enemy. Some become POWs due to circumstances beyond their control while others behave in ways that, for whatever reason, seem to deliberately...

    Steel executives ask Congress to help industry fend off imports

    WASHINGTON The chief executive officer of Charlotte, N.C.-based Nucor joined other leading steelmakers on Thursday warning members of Congress about the dangers of foreign steel flooding U.S. markets. John Ferriola told members of the bipartisan...