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  • Economic recovery marked by lower-paying jobs, analysis finds

    The U.S. economy this year recovered all of the jobs lost during the recession, but the new jobs pay an average of 23% less than the ones lost in the downturn, according to a new analysis. Job losses in the higher-paying manufacturing and construction...
  • Minorities likely to define Central Florida's future

     Minorities likely to define Central Florida's future
    Look into the face of Central Florida's future. His hair is as black and shiny as a polished shoe. He has chocolate-brown eyes. He is 2 days old, his name is Jayson Mendez, and he's the second child of his Hispanic mother. He joins a generation that will...
  • An anniversary we should keep in perspective

    The following editorial appeared in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Thursday, Aug. 7: Forty years ago last week, the president of the United States announced his resignation. Richard M. Nixon, weakened by two years of metastasizing scandal that had...
  • U.S. weighs options to evacuate desperate Yazidis from Iraqi mountain

    U.S. weighs options to evacuate desperate Yazidis from Iraqi mountain
    WASHINGTON/EDGARTOWN Mass. - The United States is exploring options to evacuate thousands of Iraqi civilians trapped on a barren mountain in northern Iraq by Islamic militants, after four nights of humanitarian relief airdrops, U.S. officials said on...
  • U.S. marijuana industry group launches first food safety course

    U.S. marijuana industry group launches first food safety course
    A national marijuana industry group launched the first food safety basics course in Colorado on Wednesday for producers and retailers of pot-infused edibles, and another for so-called budtenders who work in the state's legal weed stores. Colorado and...
  • New Rauner ads hit Quinn on property taxes

    New Rauner ads hit Quinn on property taxes
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner unveiled two new attack ads against Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, focusing the message on beleaguered property taxpayers. The Rauner spots come after Quinn began airing one-minute commercials — a rarity in...
  • Javier Bardem, Jon Voight and the celebrity punditocracy

    If you prefer your global-news disasters through a Hollywood lens, there seem to be plenty of options these days. Instead of a proper debate about Gaza, there is currently a proxy one between the likes of Javier Bardem and Jon Voight. If you want the...
  • Aging of U.S. businesses could slow economy: study

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Older companies make up a much larger share of U.S. businesses than they did 20 years ago, indicating a decline in entrepreneurship that could lead to slower economic growth, a study released on Thursday said. The authors,...
  • What should Obama do about Russia and the INF Treaty? Channel Reagan.

    The U.S. government concluded this week that Russia violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by testing a prohibited cruise missile. The question now is what to do. Withdrawal from the treaty would be a mistake. The INF Treaty required...
  • Israel and Gaza: US leverage is limited

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama's call for a ceasefire to Israel's assault in Gaza got him nowhere. Secretary of State John Kerry returned to the U.S. empty-handed after a try at a truce, amid a volley of ridicule from the Israelis. The Obama...
  • Chicago manufacturing 'punching below its weight,' report says

    Chicago manufacturing 'punching below its weight,' report says
    Metro Chicago lags behind many counterparts nationwide in the recovery of its manufacturing sector as well as the exports it fuels, a serious deficit as the city reaches for a bigger share of global economic activity. While the 14-county tri-state...