Annette Scarpitta

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Full list of the 66 programs to be purged in Donald Trump's first budget

State Department and Education hit hard by cuts aimed at saving more than $26bn.<p>After a rocky first few months, Donald Trump's first budget proposals …

They Outnumber Refugees But Don't Often Make Headlines

Refugees make headlines. Internally displaced people don't.<p>Maybe their plight eludes the limelight because, unlike refugees, they don't cross international borders ... or seek to enter the United States or Western Europe, where people debate how many of them to let in ... or undertake harrowing …

Foreign Aid Agencies in DRC Treat Local Workers Poorly, Protesters Say

MASISI, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO — In a country that has among the highest unemployment rates in the world, the many well-heeled foreign aid …

When Does An Entrepreneur Become A Business Owner?

According to most definitions, an entrepreneur is one who envisions a new and different business, meaning one that is not a copy of an existing business model. Many entrepreneurs have a passion and an idea, or even invent a new product, but are never able to execute to the point of creating a …

Here's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, On The Set Of 'Downton Abbey'

Welcome to Downton, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge.<p>Self-professed "Downton Abbey" fan Duchess Kate visited the set of the hit series at Ealing Studios in London on March 12 to meet the cast and crew and watch a scene from Season 6. The show's creator, Julian Fellowes, showed her around while some …

Palcohol -- powdered alcohol -- is now legal in the U.S.

Palcohol, a new powdered alcohol product that allows consumers to mix alcohol powder with liquid to create a cocktail, has been approved by the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. Lipsmark, the company that makes Palcohol, recently announced the news on its website.<p>"Imagine a regular …

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