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Obama sending 1,200 more troops to U.S./Mexico border

May 25, 2010
President Obama is sending an additional 1,200 National Guard troops and requesting $500 million for border security, according to an article in...

News agencies cut back on Obama coverage

May 25, 2010
The New York Times has an interesting article about how media cost-cutting is impacting White House reporters. "For decades it was a given that ...

What country will have the strongest post-recession comeback?

May 21, 2010
Businessweek has rated the countries best suited to profit from the economic recovery, based on findings from a business school in Switzerland. I...

Infertility drugs the cause of autism?

May 20, 2010
There's been a lot of hoopla about vaccines lately, mostly because some continue to claim they're somehow connected to the rise of autism. Well,...

Illegal crossings on the rise in Arizona?

May 18, 2010
The AP is reporting that "new U.S. Border Patrol statistics show arrests on the Arizona border were up 6 percent -- by about 10,000 -- from Octob...

The top 15 companies in layoffs

May 18, 2010
CNNMoney has the top 15 list for companies who shed the greatest number of jobs. Number one? Citigroup. According to the site, Citigroup laid off...

Real reason behind consumer spending rise?

May 17, 2010
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that those who are feeling optimistic about the economy given the uptick in consumer spending should, perhaps,...

Los Angeles to boycott Arizona businesses

May 13, 2010
Following in the footsteps of San Francisco and Oakland, Los Angeles' City Council unanimously agreed to not sign any new contracts with Arizona ...

Office chairs slowly kill you

May 11, 2010
A senior editor here at Marketplace who shall remain nameless makes it a habit of standing in front of his computer as he types away, rather than...