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Book World: ‘HRC,’ Inside Clinton’s State Dept. and the Political Machine

Loyalty: such a rich and complex word. It emerges as a theme through the book.


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
A terror group too brutal for al Qaeda?

When even al Qaeda publicly rejects you because you are too brutal, it's likely a reasonable indicator that you are. A long simmering disput


BETTER LIFE LAB
The Most Judged Woman in America

Wendy Davis did make a mistake. She thought that we were ready for a single mother.


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Why You Might Pay More Than Your Neighbor for the Same Bottle of Salad Dressing

Retailers don’t really talk about how to compete with Amazon—they talk about how to avoid being decimated by it.


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Personal Pricing, Like Really Personal

The National Retail Federation held its annual convention in New York this week, drawing thousands of industry leaders keen to figure out ho


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
NSA and your phone records: What should Obama do?

On Friday President Obama will address the nation about the NSA's controversial surveillance programs. He is expected to announce some subst


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Big Beef

Independent ranchers and animal rights activists don’t agree about much, except that it’s time to stop using federal tax dollars to support


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Al Qaeda controls more territory than ever in Middle East

From around Aleppo in western Syria to small areas of Falluja in central Iraq, al Qaeda now controls territory that stretches more than 400


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
U.S. needs to stay in Afghanistan

This U.S. military presence in Afghanistan doesn't have to be a large, nor does it need to play a combat role, but U.S. troops should remain


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After Obamacare

A frenzy of hospital mergers could leave the typical American family spending 50 percent of its income on health care within ten years—and b


INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Would NSA surveillance have stopped 9/11 plot?

The Obama administration has framed its defense of the controversial bulk collection of all American phone records as necessary to prevent a


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Monsanto’s Scary New Scheme

As biotech giant pays huge sums for data analysis about farms, many are terrified about how it might be harnessed