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Obama Executive Action Could Foment Government Shutdown Drama
The measure funding the government runs out next month. That, coupled with GOP anger over President Obama's promised executive action on immigration, means a Washington showdown could be brewing.
Low Consumer Spending Hinders Japan's Economic Recovery
The ultimate aim of Japan's effort to revive the economy is to give consumers the confidence to start buying again. Weak consumer confidence has hit big-ticket purchases hardest.
To Quell Controversy, Mexico's First Lady Will Sell Mansion
She says she'll divest herself of the villa after her ownership became clouded by questions of corruption and conflict of interest. It's the latest challenge to her husband, President Pena Nieto.
Pew Report Indicates Illegal Immigration Is Leveling Off
Immigration politics are taking center stage. Arun Rath talks to the Pew Research Center's Jeffrey Passel about the declining number of undocumented immigrants arriving from Mexico.
Residents Wait To See If Ferguson Commission Succeeds
As Ferguson residents await a grand jury decision, Missouri's governor launched a commission aimed at tackling some of the systemic issues that were showcased by Michael Brown's shooting death.
Hotel Charges Couple Extra For Bad Review
Tony and Jan Jenkinson gave the Broadway Hotel in England a bad review. The hotel charged them $125 — saying they had a no bad review policy. Their money has since been refunded.
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