As the U.S. economy continues to sputter, five areas may heavily affect a recovery in 2014:
Oscar Wilde once famously said the optimist sees the doughnut, and the pessimist sees the hole. Contemporary Washington is fixated on the holes even as doughnuts are arriving by the dozen.
America’s top foreign policy to-do’s in 2014 include preventing Iran from reaching the nuclear threshold, addressing the humanitarian disaster in Syria, containing Russia, managing a rising China and reclaiming its own voice on human rights. Let’s take these one at a time.
The new year brings hope for fresh thinking in the Obama administration on foreign affairs. Prompt decisions on a few key issues could enhance our posture, improve our security and contribute to the pursuit of peace. Here are moves that should be on the agenda:
For most of the members of Red Baraat, the eight-piece, Brooklyn-based bhangra and brass band, the Rialto Theatre will be just another venue on a long list of venues during its latest tour.
Swoonable lemak, even without coconut cream.
Restaurant moves down the street to bigger location.
Longtime Asian restaurant moving across the parking lot to old Panda Village spot.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Top defense officials from 24 nations in
the Asia-Pacific region discussed how to combat piracy and deliver
disaster assistance at a meeting in Hawaii.
About 80 Girl Scouts joined forces Saturday with a local
homeowners association and several environmental groups to clear
giant reed plants and do other activities during Make a Difference
Day along Sabino Creek.
WASHINGTON — Fueled by government stimulus, the economy grew
last quarter for the first time in more than a year. The question
now is, can the recovery last?
LOS ANGELES — "Michael Jackson's This Is It" premiered to high
praise from fans who applauded at each number as though they were
at a concert and marveled as the 50-year-old singer stepped nimbly
through his moonwalk and other signature moves.
Noted concert violinist and new Tucson Symphony Orchestra
Concertmaster Aaron Boyd will make his Oro Valley debut as part of
the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance's Chamber Music
SEOUL, South Korea — A negotiator for North Korea has arrived in
the United States in likely pursuit this weekend of bilateral talks
WASHINGTON — Raytheon Co. said Thursday profit rose in the third
quarter on increased demand for the defense contractor's Patriot
missile by foreign governments, and for its soldier-training