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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, Jan. 21, 2015. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has a telling hit list. The veto threats that he’s issued...
New U.S. citizens raise their hands as they take an oath of allegiance during a special naturalization ceremony held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington on August 28, 2014. Photo by REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The interviewer wanted to...
Photo by Piotr Powietrzynski/Getty Images 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...
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II drives her Jaguar car to the Credit Suisse Royal Windsor Cup Final at Guards Polo Club in Windsor, England, on June 24, 2007. Photo by Ben Stansall/Getty Images After the death of Saudi King Abdullah on Thursday,...
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes a special address at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos Jan. 23, 2015. Photo by Ruben Sprich/ReutersDAVOS, Switzerland — Violent extremists who are killing children and others in...
Chairman of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Leonard Reiser is shown here in 1998 adjusting the clock 14 minutes before midnight. Photo courtesy of Reuters. Scientists moved the hands on the Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight on...