Category Archives: U.S.

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World Leaders Demand No-Spying Agreement with U.S.

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One of the American government’s largest spying agencies, the NSA, is in hot water over allegations that it monitored the mobile phones of at least…read more

Government & Civics
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How New York City Can Use Lessons from Sandy to Build The City of The Future

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Background Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the day Superstorm Sandy hit the Eastern Seaboard, pummeling cities from North Carolina to Massachusetts. Damage from the…read more

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Congress Votes to Reopen Government, Raise Debt Ceiling

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Late Wednesday night, Congress voted to pass a bill that ends the government shutdown and enables the government to borrow more money so that it…read more

Government & Civics
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Need-to-Know: Government Shutdown!

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Political negotiations over the government’s budget in Washington, D.C., are at a standstill, with Republicans in Congress threatening to shut down the government unless President…read more

Government & Civics
Fast-Food Strikes in 50 U.S. Cities Seeking $15 Per Hour

Why It Might Be Hard to Get a Burger Today

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Fast-food workers across the U.S. are striking as part of a larger campaign to demand higher wages for hourly jobs. Employees at popular food chains…read more

Economics

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