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WASHINGTON — Former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney says there is no question in his mind that he would have been more effective in the White House than President Barack Obama. But he reiterates he has no plans to run again. My time has...
Children working on a farm near Mt. Vernon, Ky., in 1916. Credit: Library of Congress It’s an image that many remember of America’s agrarian past: Kids toiling away on family farms during the long, hot summer break between school years. So it’...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will begin laying out a strategy this week to defeat Islamic State militants in the Middle East, meeting with congressional leaders Tuesday and giving a speech Wednesday, the eve of the 13th anniversary of...
WASHINGTON — The killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old by an officer in a nearly all-white police department in suburban St. Louis refocused the country on the racial balance between police forces and the communities they protect. But an...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: We wanted to follow up tonight on yesterday’s unemployment report. The government reported that 142,000 jobs were created last month, well below most expectations. Even so, the unemployment...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: For more about efforts to defeat the Islamic State, we’re joined now from Washington by Anthony Cordesman. He’s with the Center for Strategic and International Studies and was the director of...