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Banking integrity has become an oxymoron.
'Argo' celebrated the U.S. strategic partnership with its closest ally, but now the Obama administration is on the verge of severely damaging its ties with Canada over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
Scalia is asking more broadly whether the whole Section 5 scheme — maybe even the entire Voting Rights Act — reflects an aberrant and outdated strain of racial entitlements that the court is empowered to root out.
Smarter immigration detention could save the federal government tens of thousands of dollars per day, if not hundreds of thousands.
Iran must now accept or reject a proposal that offers some sanctions relief in return for Tehran’s reducing its stockpile of uranium enriched close to weapon-grade. This hopeful note – Tehran’s reaction was positive – comes as a showdown looms.
Obama cut to the heart of an age-old dilemma about humanitarian military intervention: Is it worth addressing some conflicts when you know others continue to simmer. Or boil over?
Politicians avoid explaining that there are two kinds of sequester. One slashes arbitrarily. The other enforces spending caps that cut while encouraging prioritization.
Why is this a decision for the Supreme Court to make and not the political branches?
Radical transparency for banks' real values could not only boost the industry, it could safeguard the economy.
Where things now stand with Congress, if Obama wins – he wins. And if he loses – he wins.
Section 5 brings race into the room every time electoral decisions are made in the jurisdictions subject to federal oversight. Though race is usually part of the subtext when politicians re-raw district lines or administrators make voting changes.
Russia’s political developments make headlines, but it’s the country’s business development and demographics that are central to its longer-term prosperity.
Hope for a long-term deal has come with two ideas many of our elected officials have embraced:“No Budget, No Pay” and “No Deal, No Break.”
If we are looking for real 'red lines,' the obvious trip-wires should be either the expulsion of IAEA inspectors or the detection of diversion of nuclear material to non-peaceful uses.
As companies in mature markets compensate for modest growth at home by trying to boost their presence in emerging economies, they are encountering intense competition from increasingly confident local players.
This year’s Best Picture nominees are about efficacy. They are about the ability of people, and even institutions, to get things done – whether it is smuggling diplomats out of revolutionary Iran or killing Osama bin Laden
Rubio’s new template is to speak with everyone. Republicans have too long accused the media of left-wing bias as an excuse not to engage with the mainstream press or remain within the friendly confines of conservative outlets.
Some state initiatives may have a disparate racial impact — and so actionable under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. But many that affect racial minorities seem to do so for partisan political purposes.
There’s a corollary to the public opinion problem for banks: the market opinion problem. Investors simply don't believe big banks' numbers.
There was a disturbing sound at the American International Toy Fair in New York this year ? the sound of silence.