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With OK from Congress, US Hemp Market Set to Boom

PORTLAND, Ore. — Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. "It's a huge deal because it's a domino effect. Banks can get involved now and if banks get involved, then credit card processors ge...
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Opinion: The Wave That Wasn’t

Call it the Oprah Election: You get a win! And you get a win! And you … Democrats win control of the House, along with all the chairmanships — and subpoena power — that come with it. Opinion Michael Graham Republicans add to their Senat...
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Face Off: Jim Costa and Elizabeth Heng

View the video above to compare the background and views of incumbent Rep. Jim Costa (D-Fresno) and challenger Elizabeth Heng (R), candidates for California's 16th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House ...
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How Do 3D Printers Work? Here’s the Answer.

The U.S. is in multiple international trade wars. After President Trump ordered higher taxes on some Chinese imports, the Chinese retaliated. The trade dispute now involves as much as $200 billion worth of Chinese-made goods. Trump has also targeted the Europe...

Zakaria: Is Immigration a Trap for Democrats?

President Trump's reversal of his administration's policy of separating immigrant families apprehended crossing the U.S. border may feel like a win for Democrats, but they should temper their celebration, says ...

Is Our Trade Deficit Draining Jobs Like Trump Says?

Are those tariffs imposed by the Trump administration going to bring back jobs to the United States? This is one of the questions addressed in New York Times economist Neil Irwin’s discussion of the trade deficit. Irwin takes the reader through a step-by...