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Georgia Chopsticks LLC ships two million chopsticks per day to China, Japan, Korea and the U.S.

Photograph by Chris Rank/Bloomberg

Georgia Chopsticks LLC ships two million chopsticks per day to China, Japan, Korea and the U.S.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 10.5%

That’s how much U.S. exports to China were up, year-to-date earlier this month, compared with the same period last year. Those exports to China — totaling $31 billion in value so far this year — ranked third behind exports to...

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President Barack Obama holds a press conference at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague on March 25, 2014 at the end of the Nuclear Security Summit.

Photograph by Patrik Stollarz/AFP via Getty Images

President Barack Obama holds a press conference at the Gemeentemuseum in The Hague on March 25, 2014 at the end of the Nuclear Security Summit.

American Press Stands Between Japanese and South Korean Corps

The U.S., it sometimes seems, is the ultimate intermediary. Even the American press is pressed into service sometimes. For reporters waiting to enter a meeting between South Korea and Japan brokered by President Barack Obama, tensions between the two Asian...

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Older people exercise to the morning radio calisthenics broadcast at a park in Tokyo, Japan.

Photograph by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Older people exercise to the morning radio calisthenics broadcast at a park in Tokyo, Japan.

Americans Less Worried than Asians About Aging: Pew Global Poll

The world is getting older. To be more precise, the proportion of the global population estimated to be 65 and older is projected to triple to 1.5 billion by 2050, according to a new survey by the Washington-based Pew Research...

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An armed security guard at an elementary school.

Photograph by Steven Lane/The Columbian/AP Photo

An armed security guard at an elementary school.

Washington Daybook: Dueling Agendas

Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Maryland Democrat who favors new gun-control laws, will speak at the National Press Club today about the status of gun legislation in the House. Former Rep. Asa Hutchinson, an Arkansas Republican, will unveil the National Rifle...

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