In 1960, roughly 845,000 people lived in the 24 counties along the Carolina coast. By 2000, the number had grown to more than 1.5 million as the demand for beach living and ocean views continued to rise. The coastal population today tops 2 million. The development boom persisted despite warnings...
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Painful sanctions on Iran have demonstrated the long reach of the U.S. Treasury, forcing much of the globe to fall in line and cut oil imports from Iran despite widespread disagreement over the policy. Yet, we are only in the first few chapters of what may ultimately be a long story that ends with the erosion of the power of the U.S. dollar.
The role of the greenback in the international financial system is the reason why the U.S. can prevent...
In North Carolina, more than 4,000 homes were damaged and some were completely destroyed. .