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The Unseen Criminals of the United States

Every­one is a crim­in­al.<p>That’s at least ac­cord­ing to a Min­nesota-based aware­ness pro­ject that is col­lect­ing stor­ies of or­din­ary cit­izens …

Employment

Improving economy defies D.C.

Washington has tried very hard this year to crush the economy with debt ceiling fights, clumsy budget cuts, a government shutdown and complete legislative gridlock. It does not appear to be working.<p>Nearly every recent report shows an economy picking up at least a little speed heading into 2014: The …

State exchanges hit data snags

Even in states where Obamacare enrollment is booming, insurance companies are running into significant behind-the-scenes technical glitches that could threaten Jan. 1 health coverage.<p>Many of these 14 states and the District of Columbia have been eager to tout the success of their own exchanges …

Wait for Cochran call continues

The campaign world is waiting on Thad Cochran.<p>The six-term senator from Mississippi, the second most-senior Republican in the Senate, is expected to make an announcement any day about whether he’ll run for reelection in 2014. Though he’d initially suggested he’d make his decision by the end of …

A Greek American’s Greek Identity Crisis in Athens

ATHENS, Greece — “Hello, my name is Matt Vasi­lo­gam­bros,” I say, in­tro­du­cing my­self to a busi­ness­man here. I put an em­phas­is on the “lo” in …

A Budget Deal on the Horizon?

It’s not a done deal, but aides are optimistic about an emerging bipartisan agreement that would avoid another government shutdown and ease the blow …

An Inconvenient Truth: Neither Party Is Serious About Diversity

Black voters are ill-served by Democrats, and Republicans can’t get their message across to people of color. How the GOP can make inroads in …

This Mind-Boggling Profile Of Osama Bin Laden Came Out Exactly 20 Years Ago Today

This article from Dec. 6, 1993,by Robert Fisk of The Independent with the title "Anti-Soviet warrior puts his army on the road to peace" is stunning to consider 20 years later.<p>Osama bin Laden, fresh off the US-backed mujahedin's victory over Russia in 1989, flew his men, materials, and money down …

Osama Bin Laden

An Aide Of Kim Jong-un's Uncle Could Be North Korea's Most Serious Defection In 15 Years

The aide, who was not named, was being protected by South Korean officials in a secret location in China, cable news network YTN and Kyunghyang Shinmun newspaper said, citing sources familiar with the matter.<p>South Korea's National Intelligence Service (NIS) had no knowledge of the defection, …

North Korea

Barack Obama Marks 'Fierce Dignity and Unbending Will' of Nelson Mandela

President Obama tonight offered a deeply personal reflection on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, a man he described as "one of the most …

South Africans Mourn Mandela With Equal Parts Song And Sadness

As the country's 52 million people absorbed the news that their beloved former president had departed forever, many expressed shock at the passing of a man who was a global symbol of reconciliation and peaceful co-existence.<p>South Africans heard from President Jacob Zuma late on Thursday that the …

South Africa