U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

US Calls for Yemen Cease-Fire, Political Talks

WASHINGTON — At an apparent turning point in one of its hardest foreign policy challenges, the Trump administration is demanding a cease-fire and the launch of U.N.-led political talks to end the Saudi-Iran proxy war in Yemen. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis call...

Student Debt Could Lead to US Financial Meltdown

Student debt now could lead to an economic catastrophe in the future. The New York Times reports that student borrowing is at $1.5 trillion. "Many borrowers are already falling behind. During the second quarter of 2018, more than 10 percent of student lo...
Photo illustration representing an economic recession

Is It Too Early To Worry About a Recession? Maybe Not.

The U.S. unemployment rate is 3.9%, lowest since 2000. Corporate investment is showing muscle, consumer spending is surging and the economy is growing at a healthy clip. The last thing anyone should worry about is a recession, right? Gloomy Si...

Humane Enforcement of U.S. Border Laws is Possible

The Trump administration's reversal of its family separation policy for immigrants crossing the border illegally is less than meets the eye, according to a June 22 opinion published in the New York Times. ...
A pistachio tree in Central California

Trump Tariffs Worry Valley Farmers

How exactly will the Trump tariffs affect the economy? American businesses will soon find out and adjust as some of the United States’ largest trading partners announced retaliatory measures. Mexico and Canada announced a litany of products they plan to add...