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He’s one of two surviving founders of the Islamic Republic, head of the Expediency Council that supervises all branches of government and has already served two terms as Iranian head of state. But the Islamic conservatives who vet presidential...
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Once considered the definition of the middle-class American dream, the suburbs are now home to a larger, faster-growing poor population than urban areas, according to a new analysis. During the 2000s, the number of poor living in U.S. suburbs grew by 64...
More people live in poverty in Baltimore's suburbs than in the city itself, part of a nationwide shift that is challenging the largely urban assistance network built up over decades. Suburban poverty in the Baltimore area grew 58 percent between 2000 and...
Bucking longstanding patterns in the United States, more poor people now live in the nation's suburbs than in urban areas, according to a new analysis. As poverty mounted throughout the nation over the past decade, the number of poor people living in...
A vast office park in Warner Center — the white-collar business hub of the San Fernando Valley — has sold for an estimated $80 million to investors who see it as central to an evolving and increasingly dense commercial and residential...
Re "College not always cost-effective," Business, May 9 In reporting on the Brookings Institution study, "Should Everyone go to College?," The Times highlights the statistic that "a surprising 14%" of high school graduates earn more than college...
Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
After a recession, here is the way things are supposed to work. As growth returns, employers gain some confidence and add jobs. As job openings rise, the number of people unemployed begins to fall. And, on balance, that's happening — both in...
Is this the year Washington finally tackles immigration reform? The bipartisan "Gang of Eight" senators just released a proposal for "comprehensive immigration reform." But the "comprehensive immigration reform" on offer serves to legally deprive...
As New Yorkers and Jerseyites in search of more house and a bigger yard migrated to the Lehigh Valley's exploding suburbs, the region's struggling cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton experienced nearly four decades of population flat-lining. But...
WASHINGTON — President Obama will seek to cement relations with Mexico's new president, Enrique Peņa Nieto, over the next two days with vows of neighborly kinship and future cooperation. But the true test of their ability to work together may be...
WASHINGTON — When Bolivian President Evo Morales expelled the U.S. Agency for International Development from his impoverished country last week, he complained that Washington "still has a mentality of domination and submission" in the region. It...
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