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US Space Agency Announces New Plans for Mars Exploration

Posted December 5th, 2012 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency has big plans for the Red Planet. NASA has announced an ambitious multi-year Mars exploration program, looking ahead to meeting President Barack Obama’s challenge to send humans to Mars in the 2030s. NASA administrator Charles Bolden says the seven missions, planned or already under way, will ensure America remains the world […]

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US Financial Officials Meet about Debt Contingencies

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 2:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Some of the U.S. government’s top finance officials are taking a closer look at what might happen if deadlocked debt talks between the president and lawmakers turn into an all-out stalemate. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and central bank chief Ben Bernanke met in Washington Friday with William Dudley, who heads the Federal Reserve’s New York […]

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US Government, Companies Prepare for Unthinkable Default

Posted July 21st, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Top U.S. officials have repeatedly said the consequences of a possible default are so severe there is no alternative to raising the debt ceiling. But with less than two weeks to go until the August 2 deadline, key U.S. agencies and private financial firms are also planning for a worst-case scenario. The chief of the […]

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