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  • California controller race too close to call; other contests decided

    California controller race too close to call; other contests decided
     The hotly contested race for state controller, one of the top financial posts in California, remained too close to call on Tuesday night as primary election results continued to be tallied. Republican Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearengin, Assemblyman John A....
  • A think tank shows how not to measure the cost of regulations

    A think tank shows how not to measure the cost of regulations
    The American Action Forum, which describes itself as a "center-right" think tank, issued a report Tuesday estimating that regulations issued by the Obama administration "will increase consumer prices by more than $11,000." That number is likely to raise...
  • Conformity vs. authenticity in the office

    Conformity vs. authenticity in the office
    If I could command every working person in America to do one thing, it would be: “Give me the rest of that doughnut.” If I could make a second command — after I finished the doughnuts — it would be: “Please be yourself.&...
  • Bernanke joins Brookings think tank as Yellen takes over as Fed chair

    Bernanke joins Brookings think tank as Yellen takes over as Fed chair
    WASHINGTON -- Ben S. Bernanke, whose eight-year tenure as Federal Reserve chair ended Sunday, will join the Brookings Institution think tank as a distinguished fellow in residence. The news came Monday as his replacement, Janet L. Yellen, was sworn in...
  • Ukraine threatens 'anti-terrorist operation' against protests

    Ukraine threatens 'anti-terrorist operation' against protests
    KIEV, Ukraine -- In the wake of violence that claimed 25 lives and left hundreds injured, the Ukrainian government declared Wednesday that it was launching "an anti-terrorist operation" that some feared would escalate its conflict with pro-Western...
  • Snipers kill 20 protesters in Ukraine; allies turn against Yanukovich

    Snipers kill 20 protesters in Ukraine; allies turn against Yanukovich
    KIEV, Ukraine — He bent over the limp body and raised a corner of the bloody white sheet that covered it. Volodymyr Holodnyuk let out a dull moan and let the fabric drop. He then picked up a blue helmet that lay at the feet of the body, its...
  • Ukraine government announces truce with protesters

    Ukraine government announces truce with protesters
    KIEV, Ukraine — A deadly confrontation in the Ukrainian capital eased, at least temporarily, late Wednesday when the government announced that it had reached a truce with opposition protesters who continue to occupy a square in central Kiev. The...
  • Ukrainians peek into Yanukovich's opulent home and look ahead

    Ukrainians peek into Yanukovich's opulent home and look ahead
    MEZHGORYE, Ukraine — The center of Kiev was relatively calm Sunday after the months of protests that reached their violent apex last week, leaving scores dead in the streets, driving Ukraine's president out of the capital and placing the...
  • Odd allies: Hollywood, Google cozy up to conservatives amid dispute

    Odd allies: Hollywood, Google cozy up to conservatives amid dispute
    The days of Hollywood and Silicon Valley aligning their charitable giving with mostly liberal causes are long gone. Doing so may be too politically costly as each is trying to get leverage over the other on a divided Capitol Hill. The big movie studios,...
  • South Sudan violence leaves donors disillusioned

    South Sudan violence leaves donors disillusioned
    JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan was one of the most ambitious state-building projects that global donors have ever undertaken: Take a newly minted, resource-rich country with some of the world's worst poverty, health and education problems, pour...
  • Memo to Alex Sink: There's a better way to serve Florida

    Dear Alex, Sorry about your loss. The fact that a one-time chief financial officer of Florida and candidate for governor loses a congressional seat to a lobbyist making his first bid for office is hard to swallow. Being a two-time loser rarely helps...
  • Wal-Mart creates $10-million fund to spur U.S. manufacturing

    Wal-Mart creates $10-million fund to spur U.S. manufacturing
    Wal-Mart announced Thursday it would create a $10-million fund to help support and spur innovation in U.S. manufacturing.  Bill Simon, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s U.S. president, outlined some of the details of the fund at the United States Conference of...