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What’s the right balance of tax rates in America? Photo from Flickr user AgriLife Today/Royalty-Free/Corbis. It’s tax day in America. Some of us ducked out of work to dash to the post office, while organized types had their checks written...
Photo by Flickr user khrawlings Consumer prices in the U.S. ticked upward this March, climbing more than expected as Americans paid slightly more for food and rental housing. The hike suggests improving consumer demand, and may alleviate concerns...
Two researchers look at data at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Cambridge, Mass. Critics say that the biomedical research field has too many scientists and not enough jobs. Photo by Flickr user Novartis AG The U.S. biomedical research...
New political and economic freedoms in Myanmar have brought rapid changes to the city of Yangon. The population of the city is expected to quadruple over the next 25 years and developers are eager to build new skyscrapers to accommodate the influx....
Photo by Flickr user Mitya Aleshkovsky As tensions mount over the prospect of further Russian interference in eastern Ukraine, “the White House is preparing a new list of targets to incur sanctions,” the New York Times reported Monday....
Watch a live stream of remarks by Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and former mayor Thomas M. Menino during a memorial service in tribute of the victims of last year’s bombings....