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President Barack Obama asked Congress Tuesday for $3.7 billion to deal with the influx of unaccompanied minors at the Southern U.S. border. The request was made in what’s known as a supplemental funding request sent to congressional leaders in a...
Before half time, Brazil fans started leaving the stadium. Six: Number of minutes for Germany to get four more goals, to speed past Brazil 5-0 by halftime in the World Cup semifinal match on Tuesday. (The final score was 7-1.) Five: Number of...
Christopher Mackin argues that Hobby Lobby’s management illustrates a bigger problem with corporate governance. Photo by Flickr user Fanofretail. Editor’s Note: Who gets to speak for a corporation — the company management or the...
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Video produced by Laila Kazmi, edited by Aileen Imperial and shot by Aileen Imperial and Greg Davis, KCTS 9. Humaira Abid is chiseling a carefully selected piece of wood. She stops and examines the object thoughtfully, resting her hand next to an...
On your next vacation you could sleep in a stranger’s house, ride in a different stranger’s car, and do it all while a person you’ve never met watches your dog. Critics of the social web often condemn the Internet as a poor substitute for genuine...