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WASHINGTON — The White House said Friday that the federal government’s budget deficit will drop to $583 billion this year, the lowest level of President Barack Obama’s tenure. Last year’s deficit was $680 billion. The latest update...
The GOP might be joining LeBron James in Cleveland in 2016. Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images It’s been a pretty good week for Cleveland. Earlier this week the Republican National Committee announced that Cleveland was its pick to hold the...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Do you have an email account? How about a Facebook page? Bank online? Shop online? Pay your gas, light, or cable TV bill over the internet? I’ve just laid out more than a half dozen accounts that...
More than 57,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed into the U.S. illegally since October. Facilities like this U.S. Customs and Border Protection placement center in Nogales, Arizona, are overwhelmed and ill equipped to handle them. Photo by Ross D...
Brazil fans look dejected during the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinal match between Brazil and Germany at in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, on July 8. Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images The FIFA World Cup, which ends Sunday, has been a rollercoaster ride...
Anti-immigration activists and immigration sympathizers debate during a protest outside of a U.S. Border Patrol Station on July 7 in Murrieta, California. Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images The national immigration debate has risen, Lazarus-like...