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ury members of the Teapot Dome trial trying oilman Harry Sinclair for fraud are escorted to lunch by U.S. Marshals in Washington D.C., April 10, 1928.

Moving on from Teapot Dome, 90-plus years later

Feb 2, 2015
Department of Energy sells oilfield central to 1920s scandal for $45 million.
Posted In: Teapot Dome scandal, oilfields, department of energy
President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference at the Department of Homeland Security.

The budget as a starting point for tax reform

Feb 2, 2015
It will be months before we get detailed plans for tax reform from either party.
Posted In: budget, Obama, federal budget, corporate tax
A Chanel bag on the runway at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Istanbul.

In Greece, designer retail therapy on a shoestring

Feb 2, 2015
Greeks unable to splurge on high-end fashion turn to rental, second-hand businesses.
President Barack Obama speaks to the media at the White House.

President's plan to tax foreign earnings

Feb 2, 2015
How Obama aims to raise $238 billion for infrastructure projects.
Posted In: foreign business, Taxes, infrastructure
Sheet music for the recording of "We are the World" is signed by artists including Diana Ross and Lionel Richie.

'We Are the World' turns 30

Jan 28, 2015
Grammy winner helped pave way for all-star recordings, concerts that benefit charity.
Posted In: celebrity, philanthropy, we are the world
Voting booth is prepared in Athens for Greek elections that were held over the weekend.

Greek's new government promises winds of change

Jan 26, 2015
Leftist party wants to abolish austerity measures. Will other EU nations follow?
A photo taken at some point during World War II.

Long-lost WWII photographs are found

Jan 26, 2015
Levi Bettwieser's Rescued Film Project recovers untold history one photo at a time
Posted In: photography, World War II

Will Greek voters make a great leap?

Jan 23, 2015
Polls suggest that elections this Sunday could bring to power a hard-left party called Syriza
Posted In: IMF, European Union, austerity

The leap second, deep space and how we keep time

Jan 23, 2015
How does the upcoming leap second impact NASA's space clocks?
Posted In: leap second, time, Tech
Security was increased at the Taj Mahal in preparation for the visit President Barack Obama.

India's air pollution problem

Jan 23, 2015
Cities in India have air that's four times deadlier than Beijing's.
Posted In: India, air pollution, pollution

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