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Nicaragua fast-tracks huge project

Nicaragua is trying to revive a centuries-old dream of building an inter-ocean canal, a project experts say could take 11 years to build, co…

NSA Phone Records

Global netizens worried over US spying

Revelations that the U.S. government has been snooping on Internet users worldwide failed to shock global netizens, who say they’ve already …

A Whole Foods Market in Albuquerque, N.M. is shown Thursday June 6, 2013 during lunch time. Two employees at this Albuquerque store say they were suspended last month after complaining about being told they couldn't speak Spanish to each other while on the job. A spokesman for the the Austin, Texas-based company says it believes in "having a uniform form of communication" for a safe working environment. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

Whole Foods reviewing language policy

Whole Foods Market has announced the company is reviewing its employee language policy after two New Mexico Spanish-speaking workers said th…