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Unconventional Silicon Valley School for Entrepreneurs Prepares Grads for Unexpected

Unconventional Silicon Valley School for Entrepreneurs Prepares Grads for Unexpected

While there are many schools and programs in Silicon Valley that teach students how to start their own business, Draper University has a particularly unusual teaching method. Its founder, venture…

Defendant in Charleston Church Shooting Competent to Stand Trial

Defendant in Charleston Church Shooting Competent to Stand Trial

A judge has ruled that Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial for the killing of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church. Judge Richard Gergel made the ruling…

Some Forgo Thanksgiving Day Festivities for Black Friday Sales

Some Forgo Thanksgiving Day Festivities for Black Friday Sales

Before some Americans had even finished their Thanksgiving Day meals, people were lining up — some even camping — outside stores, ready to take advantage of Black Friday shopping deals. Black Friday…

Mexico, US Chamber of Commerce Vow to Defend Joint Trade Ties

Mexico, US Chamber of Commerce Vow to Defend Joint Trade Ties

MEXICO CITY —  Mexico’s government and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday vowed to step up efforts to defend bilateral trade worth more than $500 billion a…

Who Is in Trump's Inner Circle?

Who Is in Trump's Inner Circle?

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says his transition to power is “going so smoothly,” rebuffing reports of tough infighting among key advisers about top national security appointments…

Despite Trump Election, State Department Stays Course on Climate, Trade Pacts

Despite Trump Election, State Department Stays Course on Climate, Trade Pacts

MARRAKECH, MOROCCO —  The election of Republican businessman Donald Trump as the next U.S. president is casting a cloud over the conference of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate…

North Korean Diplomat on Trump Election: 'We Do Not Care'

North Korean Diplomat on Trump Election: 'We Do Not Care'

UNITED NATIONS —  North Korean state media initially praised Donald Trump during his presidential campaign, but following Trump’s victory a senior official expressed indifference about the incoming president. &#8220…

India Confident of Strategic Partnership Under Trump

India Confident of Strategic Partnership Under Trump

NEW DELHI —  A strategic partnership built between India and the United States in the last two years is expected to deepen under a Trump administration. However, India’s famed information…

Chicago Reaffirms Immigrant 'Sanctuary' Status After Trump's Win

Chicago Reaffirms Immigrant 'Sanctuary' Status After Trump's Win

CHICAGO —  Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday reaffirmed Chicago’s status as a haven for immigrants fearing deportation for entering the United States illegally, a day after President-elect Donald…

Mexico Hopes to Work With US, Won’t Pay for Wall

Mexico Hopes to Work With US, Won’t Pay for Wall

MEXICO CITY —  Mexico said Wednesday it would work with Donald Trump for the benefit of both nations after his surprise U.S. election win, but reiterated it would not pay…