The global economy will grow by 3.4% this year, down from a forecast of 3.6% growth last November, the think-tank says.
Smaller government spending cuts and fewer tax increases this year should boost growth.
Factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip.
1.2 million acres of prairies have vanished, undermining Obama’s green energy goal.
Boosts duties on US, Korean polysilicon.
Biggest bilateral trade deal would add 0.5% to EU’s economic output.
Democrats, including Obama, offered a series of amendments to keep union rights intact, but were rejected by Republican dominated legislature.