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09/25/2016 - 11:00am

    It's 6:30 a.m. and the sun is starting to peek out over the horizon. I take another gulp of my coffee, and leave the keys with the valet outside the hospital. I check my camera, making sure I have a formatted memory card and fresh batteries in my flash.

    As I grab my bag from the back seat, I...

09/21/2016 - 9:00am

    Political economists have long debated whether globalization started a "race to the bottom" throughout the developing world - that is, a lowering of labor and environmental standards as governments fiercely compete to attract multinational corporations and supply chain contracts.

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09/21/2016 - 12:00am

    Sept. 15 is the eighth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy. Not enough time has passed yet for me to recall those anxious days without getting angry.

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, has used the occasion of this anniversary to suggest the next administration should "investigate...

09/20/2016 - 6:00pm

    In March, Taylor Swift posted some photos from her trip to an undisclosed tropical location with then-boyfriend Calvin Harris. One caption read, "That time we finally took a vacation." This summer, Swift went on another jaunt with a new boyfriend and a group of girlfriends. Elle covered the...

09/20/2016 - 12:00am

    I first learned there was an effort to establish a national museum dedicated to preserving African-American history and culture during my first term in Congress after being elected in 1986. My colleague Rep. Mickey Leland, D-Texas, discovered that the most recent legislative efforts had run aground a...

09/19/2016 - 8:00pm

    One of the most striking ways in which Narendra Modi's government has changed the policy narrative in India is to make manufacturing central to its ambitions. This is an overdue recognition of the fact that India -- whose workforce is overwhelmingly poor and underemployed, and growing at the rate of...

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