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Federal Government Begins First Shutdown In 17 Years

The Federal government headed into its first partial shutdown in 17 years as Congress failed to pass any federal spending bills for fiscal 2014, which began at 12:00 A.M., Tuesday, Oct. 1. The shutdown follows days of rancorous finger-pointing and legislative ping-ponging between the …

IT'S OFFICIAL: The Government Has Shut Down, And Here's The GOP's Next Move

The House of Representatives is expected to vote late Monday night on a motion to go to conference with the Senate on the government-funding bill, a move that Democrats immediately rejected as a cynical political ploy.<p>Republicans decided not vote on the so-called "clean" CR as demanded by House and …

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7 Tips for Making Powerful New Connections

Start measuring the value of your contacts with one key question: Do they challenge how you think?<p>Business and personal success is all about making the right connections--new colleagues, employees, customers, friends, and partners--and finding the people who will lead you to new opportunities. But …

The Perfect Nazi Bride

“Take hold of the frying pan, dust pan, and broom, and marry a man.” Sounds like something from the conservative Mommy blogs that your favorite feminists rebuke on Twitter, no? Actually, it’s one of the Nazi leader Hermann Goering’s “Nine Commandments for the Workers’ Struggle,” published and …

Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders

A new book argues that to understand the debate over church and state, we need to look to the Founders' views on Islam, writes R.B. Bernstein.<p>One of …