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White House Admits Error for False Claim on Black Employment

WASHINGTON — The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. "President Trump in his first year and a half has already tripled what Pre...
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Iran Weighs Response as US Sanctions Bite

TEHRAN, Iran — As Iranians awoke Tuesday to renewed U.S. sanctions that had been lifted by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, the question on everyone's mind remained: What happens now? From decipherin...

FACT CHECK: Trump Falsely Claims Historic Turnaround

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump falsely claimed Friday he's pulled off "an economic turnaround of historic proportions." Speaking at the White House after the government reported that the economy grew at an annual rate of 4.1 percent in the second quarte...

Survey of Economists: US Sales and Hiring Likely to Grow

DETROIT (AP) — Most U.S. business economists expect corporate sales to grow over the next three months and hiring and pay to rise with them. But a majority of the economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics say the corporate tax c...
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America’s Real Problem? Not Enough Immigrants.

Bret Stephens, an opinion columnist for The New York Times, writes that America's real immigration problem "is that we don’t have enough immigrants." That, of course, is contrary to what President Donald Trump and other nativists in the Republican Party say...