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By Mike Schneider, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out at the U.S. amid new unrest in his country. He addressed Friday prayers for the first time in eight years, telling crowds the U.S. is lying when it says…
WASHINGTON — In a major shift in immigration patterns over the next 50 years, Asians will have surged past Hispanics to become the largest group of immigrants heading to the United States, according to estimates in a new immigration study.
By Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
If you had to choose between living in a hunter-gatherer society and pre-industrial England, which would you pick? The more violent hunter-gatherer society was better: you’d live just as long, with more dietary variety and fewer working hours. Economic historian…
By Gregory Clark
Some of the nation's brightest economists failed to predict the foreclosure crisis and economic recession that followed. Paul Solman asks them why no one connected the dots in time to warn the public.
Although Las Vegas is internationally known as an entertainment capital, job growth has spurred a population and development boom in the city. As part of the Big Picture election series, Ray Suarez looks at the changing demographics of the city's…
Home construction figures fell again last month, as mortgage rates began to climb. Economists from around the nation talk about the housing market conditions in their respective areas.
With more than 130 exhibits from scientists, researchers and inventors around the globe, NextFest brings its vision of a new world's fair to New York City. The NewsHour's economics correspondent Paul Solman reports on the high-tech tools and toys of…
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