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  • Make the choice clear to Iran: No deal means economic collapse

    Make the choice clear to Iran: No deal means economic collapse
    President Barack Obama and his foreign policy team worry that the long and so-far-fruitless talks on Iran's nuclear capabilities will collapse if Congress passes new, tougher economic sanctions on Tehran. The president pledged in his State of the...
  • Obama looks away as Iran plows ahead

    Obama looks away as Iran plows ahead
    While Iran's march toward a nuclear bomb has provoked a major clash between the White House and Congress, Iran's march toward conventional domination of the Arab world has been largely overlooked. In Washington, that is. The Arabs have noticed. And the...
  • Sewage spill on Congress Avenue closes lanes

    Sewage spill on Congress Avenue closes lanes
    A truck leaving a waste management facility leaked sewage onto a roadway on Friday morning, causing road closures as work crews from the cities of Boynton Beach and Delray Beach cleaned up the spill. It happened along a stretch of Congress Avenue near...
  • Tax relief for the middle class

    Following the Republican Party’s logic, we should be awash in jobs since the Bush tax cuts remained in place for a decade, President Barack Obama and Congress have already given additional tax cuts to most American people and interest rates are at a...
  • No-tip restaurant offers food for thought on employee wages, benefits

    No-tip restaurant offers food for thought on employee wages, benefits
    Customers to Girard Brasserie and Bruncherie might be in for a surprise when they read the note attached to their bills: "Tipping is not necessary." That's food for thought in an industry where servers depend on gratuities for the bulk of their pay....
  • Republicans ask FCC to release net neutrality proposal before vote

    Republicans ask FCC to release net neutrality proposal before vote
    Three key congressional Republicans on Friday called on the head of the Federal Communications Commission to release the exact language of his proposed net neutrality regulations publicly before the agency votes on them next month. In a letter to FCC...
  • Small Financial Services Firm Finds Niche in IRS Compliance

    Small Financial Services Firm Finds Niche in IRS Compliance
    AVON — AMTEC, a small financial services firm that employs 11 people, has a business built on regulations you've never heard of for investments you may have never bought. But, those investments — tax-exempt bonds — are sure to have...
  • Obama seeks reset in revisit to India

    WASHINGTON Things seemed to be going great in 2008 when the United States and India signed a landmark nuclear deal that was to bring tens of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to the U.S. It never happened. India passed a liability law that...
  • Republicans tell Obama to get more aggressive on trade

    WASHINGTON Abandoned by many congressional Democrats who vow to kill his trade plans, President Barack Obama is banking on the new Republican majority to advance his ambitious proposal to sell more U.S. goods throughout the Pacific Rim. To get it done,...
  • Behind bars, college is back in session in some prisons

    SEATTLE Every week, they slide books through the metal detectors novels by Virginia Woolf and Jane Austen, copies of the U.S. Constitution, texts on sociology, psychology and comparative religion. Then dozens of professors and instructors from Washington...
  • Many thousands affected by immigration showdown

    Many thousands affected by immigration showdown
    Many who are eligible to be spared from deportation greeted Obama's executive action in November with hugs and tears of joy. But the new rules will leave many more with constant fear. About 19,000 foreign residents of Palm Beach County have a chance to...