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Child Labor in Palm Oil Industry Tied to Girl Scout Cookies

(Associated Press) They are two young girls from two very different worlds, linked by a global industry that exploits an army of...

Home Prices Rise at Fastest Pace in More Than 6 Years

(Associated Press) U.S. home prices jumped in October by the most in more than six years as a pandemic-fueled buying rush drives...

More COVID-19 Vaccines in the Pipeline as US Effort Ramps Up

(Associated Press) A huge U.S. study of another COVID-19 vaccine candidate got underway Monday as states continue to roll out scarce supplies...

Stocks Higher After Trump Signs $900B Aid Package

(Associated Press) Stocks began the final week of 2020 moderately higher after President Donald Trump signed a $900 billion economic aid package...

After Naming Bombing Suspect, Focus Turns to Motive

(Associated Press) With federal officials having identified the man believed to be behind Nashville's Christmas Day bombing, authorities now turn to the...

Outlook 2021: Further U.S. Dollar Debasement Ahead

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) In a year that was marred by a global pandemic and a wave of economic restrictions that...

College Scammer Lori Loughlin Released from Prison

(Associated Press) "Full House" actor Lori Loughlin was released from prison Monday after spending two months behind bars for paying half a...

Unemployment Benefits Expire for Millions as Trump Rages

(Associated Press) Unemployment benefits for millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet lapsed overnight as President Donald Trump refused to sign...

Shooting at Illinois Bowling Alley Leaves 3 Dead

(Associated Press) A gunman opened fire inside an Illinois bowling alley, killing three people and injuring three others Saturday night in what...

12 Times Dr. Fauci and the Lockdowners Were Wrong

(American Institute for Economic Research) This has been a year of astonishing policy failure. We are surrounded by devastation conceived and cheered...