The Daily DFM (09.10.13)
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON - The gulf between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America is the widest it's been since the Roaring '20s.
The very wealthiest Americans earned more than 19 percent of the country's household income last year - their biggest share since 1928, the year before the stock market crash. And the top 10 percent captured a record 48.2 percent of total earnings last year.
By Joshua Keating, Slate
WASHINGTON - In an interview with CNN Monday night, President Barack Obama called a Russian-proposed deal for Syria to give up its nuclear weapons a "potentially positive" development and while he expressed some skepticism, suggested it was a possible diplomatic breakthrough ....
By Amber Phillips, Digital First Media
Twenty-one days before a major provision of President Barack Obama's signature health-care law reform kicks in, hundreds of Americans joined conservative members of Congress on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to express their hatred for the law....
By Jillian Sederholm, Digital First Media
CEO Tim Cook and other Apple representatives took the stage at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. Tuesday to unveil two new smartphone models: the premium iPhone 5S and the more affordable iPhone 5C ....
By David Beard, The Washington Post
The United States and the world have changed significantly in the dozen years since terrorists hijacked jetliners and launched the biggest attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor. Here are 10 of those changes. ...
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