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  • New data show 'snowbelt-to-sunbelt' migration sluggish to return

    New data show 'snowbelt-to-sunbelt' migration sluggish to return
    California and New York still lure hundreds of thousands of immigrants from across the globe, but Texas, Florida, Colorado and the Carolinas are far more magnetic for people already living in the country, according to new estimates released Thursday by...
  • More U.S. companies opening high-tech factories in Mexico

    More U.S. companies opening high-tech factories in Mexico
    TIJUANA — In an industrial park five miles east of downtown Tijuana, Ariel Ceja toils in a white room bustling with assembly workers hunched over blue tables. A master scheduler, Ceja is in charge of all steps of production at this factory nestled...
  • Containment Of Nuclear-Capable Iran Vital

    In his disproportionate praise of the six-month agreement with Iran, Barack Obama said: "For the first time in nearly a decade, we have halted the progress of the Iranian nuclear program." But if the program, now several decades old, had really been...
  • Iran deal could allow peaceful nuclear program, Obama says

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama signaled Saturday that he was prepared to allow Iran to enrich uranium on its soil, saying that an eventual nuclear deal could be structured to ensure that Tehran’s program would be only for peaceful purposes. In an...
  • Obama, in Q&A with Haim Saban, Gives Assurances on Israel's Security in Light of Iran Agreement

    President Obama, in a conversation with media mogul Haim Saban as part of the Brookings Institution's Saban Forum in Washington on Saturday, said that the U.S. has a "sacrosanct" commitment to Israel's security and he defended the international interim...
  • Obama says Iran could be allowed a modest nuclear enrichment program

    WASHINGTON — President Obama signaled Saturday that he was prepared to allow Iran to enrich uranium on its own soil, saying that a final deal could be structured to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear bomb. Obama also put the odds of...
  • Netanyahu insists Iran can be forced to give up nuclear program

    WASHINGTON — In a pointed rebuttal to President Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Iran can be forced to shed its nuclear program and urged the imposition of new economic sanctions. One day after President Obama...
  • From the Snowden files: 007 now wields a mouse, not a Walther PPK

    From the Snowden files: 007 now wields a mouse, not a Walther PPK
    If you’ve made a Christmas gift list that includes online gaming this year, you may want to be checking that twice. Intelligence agencies in both Britain and the U.S. have been paying attention to how you play games online — not for the...
  • Obama argues against use of force to solve global conflicts

    On the final stop of his weeklong Asian tour, President Obama on Monday answered the question that has dogged him all along the way: Has he gone too far in reducing America's historical role in global security? The president, who rode into office on a...
  • Advances in electronic warfare fly under the public's radar

    As the Pentagon moves beyond the relatively low-tech wars in the Middle East and turns its attention to future national security challenges, it has doubled down on sophisticated new radar-jamming devices that aim to render adversaries' air defenses...
  • A helping hand or cold shoulder for the middle class?

    How's the U.S. economy doing? If you're rich, the answer is "fabulously." Here are some data points from Diane Swonk, chief economist for Mesirow Financial in Chicago. "Spending at luxury retailers has come back," she told the Senate Finance Committee...