| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:32 PM
When Iran and the world powers trying to negotiate a nuclear deal announced late Friday that they would extend their five-month-old talks for an additional four months, they said they had been making "tangible progress" toward a deal.
But a former...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:41 PM
The U.S. government concluded this week that Russia violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by testing a prohibited cruise missile. The question now is what to do.
Withdrawal from the treaty would be a mistake. The INF Treaty required...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:37 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Older companies make up a much larger share of U.S. businesses than they did 20 years ago, indicating a decline in entrepreneurship that could lead to slower economic growth, a study released on Thursday said.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Metro Chicago lags behind many counterparts nationwide in the recovery of its manufacturing sector as well as the exports it fuels, a serious deficit as the city reaches for a bigger share of global economic activity.
While the 14-county tri-state...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 10:50 AM
BEIJING China's Communist Party has placed under investigation the highest-ranking official yet to be ensnared in its corruption crackdown: Zhou Yongkang, former security chief and oil czar.
The investigation of Zhou had been rumored for months, but...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Iran’s agreement last year to join international negotiations over its disputed nuclear program stirred a new debate about the country’s enigmatic supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Was the cleric an implacable revolutionary, as he...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 2:36 AM
UPDATED: Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs. Here's the guest list:
ABC's "This Week" welcomes Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:34 PM
A national marijuana industry group launched the first food safety basics course in Colorado on Wednesday for producers and retailers of pot-infused edibles, and another for so-called budtenders who work in the state's legal weed stores.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:37 PM
You can donate to a PAC, buy a Tesla or order a Domino's pizza using bitcoin. California just repealed a ban on such cryptocurrencies, so the question is not only "Now what?" but "What?," period. Any currency that's not tied to something like gold is...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:48 PM
California manufacturers really can do more with less.
The output of state factories has surged 73% during the last 15 years — twice as fast as the rest of the nation — even as the sector bleeds jobs, according to a new report from the Los...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:49 PM
A popular colloquial definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Israel launched military campaigns in 2008 and 2012, purportedly to eliminate Hamas' rocket-launching capabilities from the Gaza...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Have a bunch of student loans? Well, don’t worry, say a couple of Brookings Institution researchers. You aren’t any worse off than a generation ago.
But that may depend on how you count — and whether you graduated.
According to a...