D.C. fails to capture earnings from infrastructure investments

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At Dartmouth and other colleges, the party will be over when the adults get serious again

Regarding Ruth Marcus’s April 20 op-ed column, “Needed schooling on bad behavior”: Academic culture and campus culture are inextricably linked. The epidemic of student drinking and sexual assault stems from the failure of too many of our colleges and universities to demand...

President Obama is saddled at home with fierce GOP opposition

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Ma Joad’s ‘git upright’ admonition means little when there’s no work to be had

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Income and taxes: The other side

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Indictment: Prosecutor targeted in kidnapping plot

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor was the original target of an elaborate kidnapping plot, but the kidnappers looked up the wrong address on the Internet and abducted the prosecutor’s father instead, an indictment released Tuesday said. Nine people...

Advocates vow to revive Navajo junk-food tax

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles. The latest...
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Jet stowaway at hospital as security issues linger

A plane takes off at Mineta San Jose International Airport, Monday, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. A 16-year-old boy scrambled over a fence at the airport, crossed a tarmac and climbed into a jetliner’s wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii, Sunday....

Investor pressure pushing drugmaker M&A deals

Drugmakers eager to satisfy shareholders by boosting profits and share prices are wheeling, dealing and in one case even making trades like a pro sports team looking to shake up its roster. The moves could spur more mergers and acquisitions in the industry. Swiss drugmaker...

Investor pressure pushing drugmaker M&A deals

Drugmakers eager to satisfy shareholders by boosting profits and share prices are wheeling, dealing and in one case even making trades like a pro sports team looking to shake up its roster. The moves could spur more mergers and acquisitions in the industry. Swiss drugmaker...