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Photo by Flickr user jbdodane Imagine, for a moment, that you’re an international salesman. You work for General Electric, which is one of the biggest producers of freight-hauling locomotives in the world. There’s a demand in South Africa, and you...
Today in the Morning Line: Hillary Clinton back in Iowa for the first time since 2008 loss Republicans pressure Obama to do more The politics of war What does Congress do? She’s ‘baaack’: Hillary Clinton returned to Iowa for the first time...
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is launching a series of pilot programs to deal with American extremists intent on joining the fighting in countries like Syria and Iraq. Attorney General Eric Holder says in a video message released Monday that...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War. Congress granted an exemption so Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat...
It’s not often that two politicians can get together and claim to speak for more than a quarter of the world’s 7.2 billion people. And what President Xi Jinping of China (1.4 billion people) and Prime Minister of Narendra Modi of India (...
CANTON, Mass. — Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks – so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth. Self-injury is one of the most...