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2 hrs ago | Washington Times
WASHINGTON , December 6, 2013 - This week, Washington DC saw the opening of the first Walmart stores in the city, after a contentious legal battle over minimum wage.
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7 hrs ago | Reuters
What's more dangerous to consumer well-being, sponsored content or the intervention of the Federal Trade Commission? On Wednesday, the agency held a conference, " Blurred Lines: Advertising or Content ," to "discuss native advertising," as the New York Times put it .
11 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph
European security officials have said that the number of Europeans who have headed to Syria to fight with Assad's opposition has been rapidly growing.
13 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Donald E. Graham, chairman of the board and chief executive of Graham Holdings, has been selling former Washington Post real estate assets.
16 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com
The major national publications picked up on the story, from Politico to the Washington Post, to Real Clear Politics, just for starts.
South Africans sang, world leaders openly grieved and cyberspace erupted with Nelson Mandela tributes in a collage of languages Thursday as word spread that a man likened to a living saint had died.
President Obama walks from the White House to board Marine One in November. Officials in his administration are not thrilled that some contractors are paid nearly a million dollars a year.
The Washington, D.C., City Council has unanimously voted to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $11.50 an hour, an hourly wage more than $4 higher than the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour.
As the year winds down, the media is taking a close look at what Congress has done in 2013 and is expressing its extreme displeasure.
The next time you go through airport security, check those grey and white bins where you unload your pockets.
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Western states have held their first "face-to-face" discussions with Syria's main Islamist rebel groups, according numerous media reports.
Every new revelation about the global reach of the National Security Agency underscores that the extremism of the surveillance state has reached gargantuan proportions.
The Post article should give Indian security agencies enough reasons to worry as it states that of the staggering 5 billion phone calls are monitored by the NSA, of these 20 million are made or received in India.
A stolen laptop leads to the discovery of a thriving black market. Washington Post reporter Peter Hermann joined us to discuss.
In the face of a 16-day government shutdown, Americans were buying new homes at an incredible pace in October, according to the latest report from The Washington Post on Wednesday.
Newsweek Plans Return to Print Newsweek, the struggling weekly magazine that ceased print publication last year, plans to turn the presses back on.