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7:58 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020 - By Lindsay J. Peterson
Looking for an assisted-living facility? Here’s how uneven information is State websites should be a place to compare facilities, but even costs aren’t always disclosedState websites should be a place to compare facilities, but even costs aren’t always disclosed.
3:09 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Trump’s bid to end Public Service Loan Forgiveness could mean ‘major life changes’ for some student-loan borrowers The program wipes out student-loan debt for borrowers in certain nonprofit and public-sector jobsThe program wipes out student-loan debt for borrowers in certain nonprofit and public-sector jobs.
4:14 a.m. Feb. 13, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
As Andrew Yang drops out, here’s what other 2020 Democrats say about universal basic income Yang’s signature proposal was to give all Americans $1,000 a monthYang’s signature proposal was to give all Americans $1,000 a month.
10:01 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - Associated Press
Report shows white supremacist propaganda in U.S. jumped 120% last year This is the second straight year the circulation of propaganda material has more than doubledThis is the second straight year the circulation of propaganda material has more than doubled.
5:01 a.m. Feb. 9, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Coronavirus has killed more people than SARS, but the fatality rate is still far lower — here’s why that could change A new study published by JAMA, based on 138 patients in a Wuhan hospital, suggests some patients may be highly contagiousA new study published by JAMA, based on 138 patients in a Wuhan hospital, suggests some patients may be highly contagious.
11:47 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - By Risa Palm
‘Sea-level rise won’t affect my house’: Even flood maps don’t sway most Florida coastal residentsHomeowners who saw flood-projection maps were no more likely to believe that climate change exists, that climate change increases the severity of storms or that sea level is rising and related to climate change than those who didn’t view the maps. So what was the bigger influence on their beliefs?
9:05 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Republican ‘tree huggers’ face off against emission-slashing Democrats with congressional legislation GOP believes it has an answer to the Green New Deal, as do some Democrats — both keep fossil fuels in the mixMore young Republicans are demanding that climate-change deniers pipe down and legislators take up the fight against accelerating global warming, plastics pollution and more.
8:02 a.m. Feb. 7, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
These are the first 31 stores, in 19 states, identified among Macy’s 125 planned closures Macy’s has announced that 125 stores are to be closed over the next three yearsMacy’s Inc. is undergoing a business transformation that includes thousands of job cuts and 125 store closures over the next three years. About 30 of the stores have already been designated to be closed.
9:25 a.m. Feb. 3, 2020 - By Richard Eisenberg
All the reasons your boss should let you work from anywhere Employees would be happier and more productive — if bosses allowed itIt’s a fantasy for most workers. But a recent study suggests more employers ought to try it.
5:40 a.m. Feb. 1, 2020 - Associated Press
Charities steered $65M to Trump lawyer Sekulow and family Charity watchdogs for years have raised concerns about the blurred lines between for-profit businesses tied to Sekulow and the complex web of non-profit entities he and his family controlThe American Institute of Philanthropy, said Sekulow appears to be mixing his defense of Trump with his charitable endeavors. The group has issued a “Donor Alert” about ACLJ on its CharityWatch website.
10:27 a.m. Jan. 31, 2020 - Associated Press
Climate change poses threat to future Super Bowls in Miami In ‘20 years? I think that could be a problem,’ says sea-rise expertThe game will be played Sunday in Miami for the 11th time, the most of any city. Given the changing climate, how much longer will the region be a place where the NFL wants to bring its big party?
7:38 a.m. Jan. 31, 2020 - By Jennifer Nelson
7 rules to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and keep your brain healthy Research has homed in on seven pillars for living a brain-healthy lifestyleResearch finds that living a brain-healthy lifestyle may reduce your risk for cognitive decline.
7:48 p.m. Jan. 26, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
This ‘incredibly powerful’ home-insurance policy will make payouts even if your property isn’t damaged ‘The one industry that’s not debating the nature of climate change is the insurance industry’‘The one industry that’s not debating the nature of climate change is the insurance industry.’
2:21 a.m. Jan. 26, 2020 - By Catey Hill
I’m 66, get $26,300 a year in Social Security and want to live in a small city by the ocean — so where should I retire? Have a question about your retirement — be it where to live, how to afford retirement or something else? Email the details to chill@marketwatch.com so she can help A retirement near the beach can be had for less than you might think.
5:24 a.m. Jan. 24, 2020 - Associated Press
NCAA President says its ‘our job’ to fix college athlete compensation issues NCAA President Mark Emmert also said he needs help from lawmakers to make major changesNCAA President Mark Emmert also said he needs help from lawmakers to make major changes.
4:53 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020 - By Chris Farrell
More colleges are offering programs for ‘encore’ careers Could going back to school help you to figure out your next chapter?They’re offering ways to help experienced workers plot their next move.
10:00 a.m. Jan. 21, 2020 - By Carlos Dias Jr.
6 biggest mistakes professional athletes make when choosing a financial adviser From 2004 through 2017, professional athletes were reportedly defrauded of almost $500 millionFrom 2004 through 2017, professional athletes were reportedly defrauded of almost $500 million.
1:32 p.m. Jan. 18, 2020 - Associated Press
House outlines impeachment case, Trump team has fiery answer The dueling statements previewed arguments both sides intend to make once Trump’s impeachment trial begins in earnest on TuesdayPresident Donald Trump’s legal team issued a fiery response ahead of opening arguments in his impeachment trial Saturday while House Democrats laid out their case in forceful fashion, saying the president had “abandoned his oath” and betrayed the public trust.
12:50 p.m. Jan. 18, 2020 - Associated Press
Thousands gather for Women’s March rallies across the US The first marches in 2017 drew hundreds of thousands of people to rallies in cities across the country on the day after President Donald Trump was inauguratedThousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women’s March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration.
9:17 a.m. Jan. 18, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Former Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz said he will deliver constitutional arguments meant to shield Trump from allegations that he abused his powerPresident Donald Trump has assembled a made-for-TV legal team for his Senate trial that includes household names like Ken Starr, the prosecutor whose investigation two decades ago resulted in the impeachment of Bill Clinton.
8:03 a.m. Jan. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
2020 Roundtable: Almost No Chance of a Recession The markets and the economy face a grab bag of risks, but our 10 panelists see continued gains for both.
4:59 a.m. Jan. 9, 2020 - By Catey Hill
‘I could live on my Social Security and still save money’: This 66-year-old left Chicago for ‘calming’ Costa Rica — where he now plans to live indefinitely But he says it’s important not to ‘overglorify’ Costa Rica, as it is ‘not without its problems’ But he says it’s important not to ‘over-glorify’ Costa Rica, as it is ‘not without its problems.’
4:04 a.m. Jan. 7, 2020 - By Tanner Brown
Private sector is no longer a bit player in China’s big space plans Chinese startups are amassing funding and expertise years after their Western rivals shook up the fieldChinese startups are amassing funding and expertise years after their Western rivals shook up the field.
2:50 a.m. Jan. 3, 2020 - By Howard Gold
Why 2020 looks good for stocks and the economy — with one big exception Election year politics threatens stock prices and U.S. growthElection year politics threatens stock prices and U.S. growth, writes Howard Gold.
3:50 a.m. Dec. 27, 2019 - Associated Press
ESPN college football reporter dies at 34 In a Dec. 2 Instagram post, Edward Aschoff indicated he had contracted pneumoniaESPN college football reporter Edward Aschoff, known for his outgoing and friendly personality, dapper dress and great love of sports, has died. He was 34.
6:09 a.m. Dec. 21, 2019 - By Howard Gold
These are 3 big mistakes you can make with a 529 plan Whatever you do, do set one up to help cover a child’s education costs and to benefit from tax breaksWhatever you do, be sure to set one up to help cover a child’s education costs and to benefit from tax breaks.
2:10 a.m. Dec. 20, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
What the Obamacare court ruling means if you have Affordable Care Act insurance The Fifth Circuit decision affects approximately 20 million Americans with Obamacare health insurance plansThe Fifth Circuit decision affects approximately 20 million Americans with Obamacare health insurance plans.
5:31 p.m. Dec. 18, 2019 - Associated Press
Chinese national arrested for illegally entering Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Woman with expired visa refuses to leave in incident reminiscent of arrest earlier this yearA Chinese national trespassed at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club Wednesday and was arrested when she refused to leave, police said, the second time this year a woman from that country has been charged with illicitly entering the Florida resort.
7:16 a.m. Dec. 14, 2019 - By Andrew Keshner
The No. 1 reason you should NOT sign your employer’s non-compete clause Non-compete paperwork is often included in a mound of other new-hire documents, new research suggestsNon-compete paperwork is often included in a mound of other new-hire documents, new research suggests.
10:28 a.m. Dec. 10, 2019 - Associated Press
Pensacola gunman who shot three servicemen used loophole to purchase gun Foreigners are not allowed to buy guns in the U.S. but the gunman was able to find a loopholeForeigners are not allowed to buy guns in the U.S. but the gunman was able to find a loophole.
4:04 a.m. Dec. 6, 2019 - Barrons.com
Thomas Moran: From Would-Be Cop to Top Advisor Florida’s top-ranked advisor on using equity compensation as a recruiting tool, bringing grown kids onto the team, and hanging your hat on investing performance.
10:13 a.m. Dec. 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Georgia governor defies White House, picks business executive over Trump defender for Senate seatGeorgia’s Republican governor has chosen a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer to fill an upcoming vacancy in the U.S. Senate, flouting President Donald Trump’s preferred candidate in a play for moderate suburban voters.
9:21 a.m. Dec. 4, 2019 - Associated Press
Gun-purchase background checks on track for record high in 2019 With 2020 presidential candidates offering proposals to restrict access to firearms, fears appear to be driving up sales againWith 2020 presidential candidates offering proposals to restrict access to firearms, fears appear to be driving up sales again.
1:02 a.m. Dec. 2, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Why the economy won’t re-elect Trump Trump can’t expand his support beyond his narrow baseVoters today are less concerned about the big macroeconomic numbers, and more worried about health care, college costs and the state of our roads and bridges.
7:05 a.m. Nov. 30, 2019 - By Richard Eisenberg
3 aging experts tell how they decided on where to grow older For one gerontologist, it was: Do as I say, not as I doWhat kind of home and community is most suitable? The answer isn’t always rational.
5:56 a.m. Nov. 30, 2019 - By Catey Hill
I’m 59, have $2,500 a month to spend and prefer an artsy community near the ocean that’s not too hot — where should I retire? Have a question about your retirement, including where to retire? Email Catey at chill@marketwatch.com. He’s ready to leave Alaska for somewhere warmer on the West Coast.
3:00 a.m. Nov. 27, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
Where you live may affect how many years you have left The places that boost life span may surprise youThe places that boost life span may surprise you.
10:22 a.m. Nov. 21, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
University of Florida student explains impeachment of student-body president after Donald Trump Jr.’s $50,000 visit Zachariah Chou, a student government senator at the University of Florida, explained in an op-ed for the New York Times on Thursday why he believes Michael Murphy, the school’s president, is being impeached.
4:42 a.m. Nov. 20, 2019 - By Theodore J. Kury
Here’s how the fight to control the utility involved in California wildfires could play out Cities, hedge-fund managers and even customers want to own PG&E Corp.Cities, hedge-fund managers and even customers want to own PG&E Corp.
11:20 a.m. Nov. 18, 2019 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Don’t make the same critical resume mistake that ex-Trump official Mina Chang reportedly made The State Department worker resigned Monday, after being accused of embellishing her educational achievements — and even faking a Time magazine cover The State Department worker resigned Monday, after being accused of embellishing her educational achievements — and even faking a Time magazine coverThe State Department worker resigned Monday, after being accused of embellishing her educational achievements — and even faking a Time magazine cover
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