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Photo by Flickr user David Ciani. Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His Social Security...
South Korean soldiers stand guard as a North Korean soldier is seen at the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas on November 12, 2014. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/Getty Images.WASHINGTON — When U.S. spy chief James...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS ANCHOR: Last weekend, we reported on the sudden, unexpected release of Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, two Americans who had been detained and then sentenced to lengthy prison terms in...
U.S. President Barack Obama, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands on Sunday at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. Obama confirmed Saturday the U.S. would pledge up to $3 billion to help...
Napoleon’s hat will be among the items on sale this weekend as Monaco's prince raises funds. http://t.co/D4mj3rLEdB pic.twitter.com/4S57Lj06WQ — Bloomberg Luxury (@BloombergLuxury) November 13, 2014 Napoleon Bonaparte’s trademark...
LINCOLN, Neb. — Congress is suddenly scrambling to vote on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, but the fate of the oft-delayed $5.4 billion project could still wind up in the hands of an obscure commission in Nebraska that regulates telephones, taxi...