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House Quickly Votes to Raise the Debt Ceiling, Then Heads Home

After a tu­mul­tu­ous 24-hours of wrangling with­in the Re­pub­lic­an caucus, the House passed a clean debt ceil­ing in­crease with sur­pris­ingly …

Germany Plans to Raze Towns for Brown Coal and Cheap Energy

Villages face the bulldozer as one of Europe’s renewable energy leaders leans more heavily on an old habit.<p><b>The German village of Atterwasch is tiny, its single street lined with sturdy brick and stone houses. The village has a single church whose bells peal out at noon each day, a small volunteer</b> …

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