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Visa Change With China Designed To Help U.S. Economy
The U.S. and China are easing visa rules for each other's citizens. It's a reciprocal agreement that President Obama says will benefit everyone — from students, to tourists, to businesses.
U.S., China To Do Away With Tariffs On Some Tech Products
Obama announced at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit that the U.S. and China reached an "understanding" that will lead to expanding goods covered by the Information Technology Agreement.
Tired Of Being There, Is Why Teens Broke Out Of Tenn. Facility
Officials are still investigating how 32 teenagers broke out of the state's highest-security juvenile detention center in September. The breakout cast a harsh spotlight on the troubled facility.
Study Shows Long-Term Benefits Of Welfare Program
Data from the Mothers Pension Program, launched at the turn of the 20th century, finds benefits on education, income and longevity. It's the first to document benefits over the span of a century.
Movement To Repeal Switchblade Bans Sharpens Its Point
Gun-rights advocates have enjoyed recent victories, and made it easier to buy and carry firearms in many states. A campaign has sprung up to ease restrictions on a different weapon: switchblades.
Top U.S. General In Afghanistan: The Afghan Army Can Hold Its Own
Gen. John Campbell leads the U.S. forces in Afghanistan. On Veterans Day, he offers his assessment of the war as the U.S. winds down its presence and hands over responsibility to the Afghans.
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