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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Residents in Buffalo, New York, are still dealing with the 6 feet of snow that has fallen so far this week. That includes football fans who hope to clear out their stadium before Sunday's game.