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As the civil war in Syria enters its fifth year, there’s a sense of great loss that’s settled over Syrian Americans — many of whom still have family in the country, most of whom have been impacted in some way by the violence and chaos of the...
Military veterans may be eligible for special extra earnings from Social Security. Photo by Bonnie Schupp/E+ via Getty Images. Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is...
Since the 1950s, productivity is down in biomedical and pharmaceutical development, according to healthcare industry experts. The Brookings Institution recently explored possible causes for this decline and ways to remedy it. Photo by Reuters...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif pose for a photograph before resuming talks over Iran’s nuclear program in Lausanne, Switzerland. March 16, 2015. Photo by Brian Snyder/Reuters...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Now to the revelation reported by The New York Times: At least a million dollars from the CIA evidently wound up in the coffers of al Qaeda in 2010. I’m joined by New York Times reporter...
Three British male teenagers suspected of planning to join Islamic State militants in Syria have been arrested in Turkey and flown back to the United Kingdom, officials said Sunday. The three teens were detained Friday in Istanbul by Turkish...