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AP Fact Check: Trump’s Case for Saudi Solidarity

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump vastly inflated the value of planned Saudi investments in the U.S. on Tuesday, as he explained why he's "standing with Saudi Arabia" despite the conclusion of his intelligenc...

On Economy and Politics: Australia Shows The Way

As Western nations experience rising populist anger over contentious issues like immigration, health care access and wage equity, one country appears to have cracked the code for maintaining political consensus...
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Are You Getting a Raise? US Wages Climb Fastest Since 2009.

WASHINGTON — The pace of hiring in the United States quickened in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace in nine years — evidence that employers remain confident despite the Trump administration's ongoing conflicts with its trading partners. The econo...
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Despite Strong Economy, Many Americans Struggle to Get By

Despite a strong economy, about 40 percent of American families struggled to meet at least one of their basic needs last year, including paying for food, health care, housing or utilities. "Economic growth and low unemployment alone do not ensure everyone c...