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Waiting for Congress, Mnuchin Makes 2nd Emergency Debt Move

Waiting for Congress, Mnuchin Makes 2nd Emergency Debt Move

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday he is making a second emergency move to keep the government from going above...

US High Court Turns Away Dispute Over Gay Worker Protections

US High Court Turns Away Dispute Over Gay Worker Protections

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by a Georgia security guard who said she was...

EU-Mercosur Talks Hit Snags, Announcement Could Be Delayed

EU-Mercosur Talks Hit Snags, Announcement Could Be Delayed

Free-trade talks between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur still face hurdles over beef and ethanol, and...

Silicon Valley Job Fair Caters to New Immigrants, Refugees

Silicon Valley Job Fair Caters to New Immigrants, Refugees

Khaled Turkmani fled Syria and traveled through five countries before he ended up in San Francisco. He immediately began to...

Fusion Reactor Under Construction in France Halfway Complete

Fusion Reactor Under Construction in France Halfway Complete

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, ITER, now under construction in southern France, is often called the most complicated scientific instrument...

A Silicon Valley Job Fair Caters to New Immigrants and Refugees

A Silicon Valley Job Fair Caters to New Immigrants and Refugees

More than a million college-educated immigrants in the U.S. are in low skilled jobs, according to estimates. But they have...

Digital World Provides Benefits and Risks for Children

Digital World Provides Benefits and Risks for Children

The U.N. Children’s Fund says the explosion of digital technology and growing internet access holds both benefits and risks for...

Traders Brace for Launch of Bitcoin Futures Market

Traders Brace for Launch of Bitcoin Futures Market

The newest way to bet on bitcoin, the cyptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm with its stratospheric price...

North Dakota: The Silicon Valley of Drones

North Dakota: The Silicon Valley of Drones

North Dakota’s vast flatlands have long been known for fertile fields of canola seeds, grazing cattle, and oil drilling. But...

Satellite Technology Helps Protect Ocean Wildlife

Satellite Technology Helps Protect Ocean Wildlife

Scientists around the world are increasingly using satellite technology to study life on earth. Small, inexpensive transponders attached to animals...

Argentina Blocks Two Activists From Entry on Eve of WTO Meeting

Argentina Blocks Two Activists From Entry on Eve of WTO Meeting

Argentina blocked two European activists from entering the country on the eve of the World Trade Organization’s ministerial meeting in...

Three Central Banks, Three Economic Outlooks for 2018

Three Central Banks, Three Economic Outlooks for 2018

Three central banks, meeting on both sides of the Atlantic, will highlight the diverging fortunes of the world’s biggest economies...

US Economy Adding Jobs, But Employers Say Skills Gap is Rising

US Economy Adding Jobs, But Employers Say Skills Gap is Rising

The U.S. economy posted another impressive month, adding 228,000 jobs in November. The unemployment rate, now at a 17-year low,...

Wind, Fire, Ash Destroy Much of California Avocado Crop

Wind, Fire, Ash Destroy Much of California Avocado Crop

The wildfire that roared through the orchards of California’s Ventura County destroyed much of the region’s avocado crop not just...

‘Worker Bee’ Round of NAFTA Talks to Focus on Easier Chapters

‘Worker Bee’ Round of NAFTA Talks to Focus on Easier Chapters

NAFTA trade negotiators convene in Washington next week for a limited round of talks unlikely to move the needle on...