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The U.S. Labor Department continues to release wonderful news for U.S. workers. Just this week, on Sept. 20, the agency said that the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits reached the lowest...

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Pundits are projecting this year’s midterm elections to be nasty, polarizing and “epic.” They’re also expected to stress a lot of Americans out in every part of their lives. And that includes...

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After costly and deadly disasters, large deliveries of supplies – whether they are needed or not – arrive. So do throngs of people who want to pitch in. But while studying the responses to many disasters,...

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President Donald Trump is fighting the wrong fight in his ongoing trade war with the rest of the world. That’s because it’s premised on the old-school notion of the linear economy in which someone...

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On Sept. 9, CBS Chairman Les Moonves resigned, following accusations by 12 women of harassment and assault. His departure, however, has not followed the script of other executives publicly shamed over...

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Editor’s note: Homeowners generally rely on insurance provided by the federal government to cover the costs of rebuilding their lives after a flood. We asked an insurance expert to explain the government...

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Race-based discrimination is common in the hiring process. For example, racial minorities are less likely than whites to receive a callback when they apply for a job. There are also wide earning gaps,...

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The Trump White House has endured a lot of bad publicity in its short lifespan, but recent disclosures may be among the worst. On Sept. 4, an early account of Bob Woodward’s new book revealed the “nervous...

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The announcement last month that the U.S. and Mexico had reached an agreement to replace NAFTA without Canada surprised trade experts around the globe. A deadline of Aug. 31 was set for the Canadians...

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The gaming industry is big business in the U.S., contributing an estimated US$240 billion to the economy each year, while generating $38 billion in tax revenues and supporting 17 million jobs. What people...