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Big increases in immigration since 1990 have not hurt employment prospects for American workers, says a study released Thursday. The report comes as Congress and much of the nation are debating immigration policy, a big issue in this fall's midterm congressional elections. The...
SCOTT SHANE The New York Times Intelligence and counterterrorism officials said yesterday that the scale and sophistication of the scheme to blow up jetliners over the Atlantic could mean that Al Qaeda, whose central command has been severely damaged since 2001, was again able...
By CLIFFORD KRAUSS and JEREMY W. PETERS BP began shutting down the nation’s largest oil field yesterday after an inspection detected heavy corrosion and a small leak in a critical pipeline in its Prudhoe Bay operation in Alaska. The emergency drove already-high world crude oil...
Patrice Hill THE WASHINGTON TIMES Big Oil's record profits attract attention and outrage, but an independent study has found that oil companies do exactly what economic textbooks say they should do with all that money: They invest it in oil exploration and development efforts...
Peter Baker and Claudia Deane THE WASHINGTON POST Most Americans describe themselves as being in an anti-incumbent mood heading into this fall's midterm congressional elections, and the percentage of people who approve of their own representative's performance is at the lowest...
City Council Member Brewster McKracken will join Austin's Morning News to discuss a new city design ordinance that could transform 70 miles of Austin's roads.
Reuters, the global news and information agency, told a freelance Lebanese photographer on Sunday it would not use any more of his pictures after he doctored an image of the aftermath of an Israeli air strike on Beirut. The photograph by Adnan Hajj, which was published on news...
Melissa Ludwig SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS The Texas Federation of Teachers, an educators union with 51,000 members, is pushing for an overhaul of state-mandated accountability testing, calling the seemingly endless stream of benchmark and high-stakes exams in public schools "...
EDUARDO PORTER and MICHELLE O’DONNELL Once, virtually all Americans had married by their mid-40’s. Now, many American men without college degrees find themselves still single as they approach middle age. About 18 percent of men ages 40 to 44 with less than four years of college...