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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, Jan. 21, 2015. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has a telling hit list. The veto threats that he’s issued...
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II drives her Jaguar car to the Credit Suisse Royal Windsor Cup Final at Guards Polo Club in Windsor, England, on June 24, 2007. Photo by Ben Stansall/Getty Images After the death of Saudi King Abdullah on Thursday,...
Photo by Piotr Powietrzynski/Getty Images Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His Social...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes a special address at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos Jan. 23, 2015. Photo by Ruben Sprich/ReutersDAVOS, Switzerland — Violent extremists who are killing children and others in...
Chairman of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Leonard Reiser is shown here in 1998 adjusting the clock 14 minutes before midnight. Photo courtesy of Reuters. Scientists moved the hands on the Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight on...
Director of the Cuban Foreign Ministry’s North American affairs office Josefina Vidal takes a question during a conference in Havana January 22, 2015. The United States and Cuba discussed opening embassies in each other’s countries in...