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Technological advancement, John Nye argues, has benefited the poor, reducing welfare inequality, because the price difference between TVs, for example, no longer reflects such a disparity in functionality. Flickr user Lee Jordan. Editor’s Note...
MOSCOW — The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama have discussed the Malaysia Airlines plane incident over eastern Ukraine. The Kremlin website published a statement late Thursday that says “the...
A Ukraine official said Thursday that a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over Ukraine. Black smoke was seen rising near the rebel-held village of Grabovo in the eastern part of the country. Both the government...
Abraham, 16, left, and Nery, 28, sit at the Casa de Migrante shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, on June 17. A surge of immigrants mainly from Central American are coming to the U.S. southern border. Photo by Tochiro Gallegos/Bloomberg via Getty Images What...
Anti-immigration activist Judy Lairmore holds a sign during a protest in Oracle, Arizona in anticipation of buses carrying illegal immigrants on Tuesday. Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Still no consensus on border...
Drivers on Interstate 580 approach the MacArthur Maze interchange in heavy traffic near Oakland, California, in this 2007 file photo. President Barack Obama is set to announce an initiative to boost private-sector investment in the country’s...