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5:38 a.m. Feb. 15, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
1 in 5 Americans get hit with a surprise medical bill after elective surgery — here’s how much they pay and how to avoid it A new study looked at nearly 350,000 patients whose surgeons were in-networkA new study looked at nearly 350,000 patients whose surgeons were in-network.
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.
6:13 a.m. Feb. 12, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
‘The real winner is Klobuchar’ — reaction to the surging candidate and more after Sanders edges Buttigieg in New Hampshire Analysts sound off on the results of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation Democratic presidential primaryAnalysts are sounding off on the results of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation Democratic presidential primary.
9:45 a.m. Feb. 6, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Mitt Romney predicted he’d face ‘abuse’ from Trump and his supporters — and he was right Republicans are calling the first-term senator from Utah a traitor, but others are cheering #MittRomneyAmericanHeroMany Republicans say the Utah senator is a traitor, but Dems are cheering #MittRomneyAmericanHero
4:12 a.m. Feb. 4, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Iowa caucus results delayed: ‘People will never believe the figures these Keystone Kops release’ Former Hillary Clinton campaign manager denies link to app designed for reporting resultsThe Iowa caucuses had been set to represent the first voter verdicts in the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential primary.
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.
6:20 a.m. Jan. 28, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
The Equal Rights Amendment mandates equality between the sexes — so why are some women against it? Virginia on Monday officially became the 38th state to ratify the ERAVirginia on Monday officially became the 38th state to ratify the ERA.
6:23 a.m. Jan. 27, 2020 - Associated Press
Northeast governors wary of new regional climate pact because it could raise gas prices The initiative could cut emissions in the region by as much as 25% by 2032The initiative could cut emissions in the region by as much as 25% by 2032
5:08 a.m. Jan. 24, 2020 - By Steven Kutz
We followed the No. 1,700-ranked tennis player in the world to get an inside look at tennis’ minor leagues What it’s like to play in the smallest pro tennis tournaments, where even the champions don’t break evenWhat it’s like to play in the smallest pro tennis tournaments, where even the champions don’t break even.
5:28 a.m. Jan. 23, 2020 - Associated Press
NCAA to allow elite athletes to be paid by U.S. Olympic Committee Under the new legislation, athletes designated elite by the USOC or other organizations such as USA Swimming or USA Track and Field can have travel expenses paid for parents, coaches or trainersUnder the new legislation, athletes designated elite by the USOC or other organizations such as USA Swimming or USA Track and Field can have travel expenses paid for parents, coaches or trainers.
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.
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.
3:59 a.m. Jan. 18, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
‘Everyone and their brother was messaging me on Facebook.’ DNA tests reveal long-lost relatives, but the rest is a minefield Until recently, most sperm and egg donors made their donations under the expectation of anonymity, and many adoptions had closed filesUntil recently, most sperm and egg donors made their donations under the expectation of anonymity, and many adoptions had closed files.
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.
1:00 a.m. Jan. 9, 2020 - Barrons.com
State and Local Tax Breaks for Businesses Usually Don’t Boost the Economy, Study Finds Tax incentives provide some job growth, but they don’t offer clear benefits to the broader economy of the region offering them, according to a study by Columbia Business School and Princeton University.
1:53 p.m. Jan. 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
Ex-Merrill Advisor Gets 40 Years Merrill Robertson Jr., a former University of Virginia and Philadelphia Eagles linebacker—and a Merrill Lynch-registered broker for a short time—was convicted by a jury in October.
6:57 a.m. Dec. 28, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. mass killings hit new high in 2019, most were shootings There were more mass killings in 2019 in the U.S. than any year dating back to at least the 1970sMore than 210 people were killed in mass killings, defined as when four or more people are killed excluding the perpetrator. Of those, 33 were mass shootings.
3:59 a.m. Dec. 24, 2019 - By Leslie Albrecht
Want to spark joy with your gifts this holiday season? Scientists have a solution Look beyond the initial reaction of the person opening the gift to find that transformative presentLook beyond the initial reaction of the person opening the gift to find that transformative present.
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.
9:23 a.m. Dec. 19, 2019 - Barrons.com
How Delta, Target, and Altria Stock Help a $1 Billion Fund Thrive When Markets Fall Preparing for the worst has helped American Beacon The London Company Income Equity fund to be among the best in its category
3:02 p.m. Dec. 18, 2019 - Associated Press
Affordable Care Act’s ‘individual mandate’ unconstitutional, court rules — but real impact is unclear No decision on how much, if any, of ACA can be cutA federal appeals court says the “individual mandate” of former President Barack Obama’s health care law is invalid, but other parts of the law need further review.
12:01 a.m. Dec. 17, 2019 - By Amrita Jayakumar
You can still give back this season without going broke Prioritize the causes you care about, and be strategic about givingHere’s how to prioritize causes you care about and be strategic about giving, regardless of your income.
10:12 a.m. Dec. 12, 2019 - Associated Press
For the first time in over 100 years more Americans are dying at home than in hospitals The trend reflects the move toward hospice care at the end of people’s livesThe trend reflects the move toward hospice care at the end of people’s lives.
9:00 a.m. Dec. 12, 2019 - Barrons.com
Concordance Academy Eases the Post-Prison Transition The organization takes a holistic approach to helping former inmates
4:03 a.m. Dec. 11, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
New Zealand is one of many popular tourist destinations that have active volcanoes On any given day, roughly 20 volcanoes are actively erupting around the worldOn any given day, roughly 20 volcanoes are actively erupting around the world.
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.
6:59 a.m. Nov. 28, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘He emptied our joint account!’ — three husbands and one boyfriend tried to steal this woman’s money ‘Husband No. 3 wanted the house as he felt that me having a house unfair’‘Husband No. 3 wanted the house as he felt that me having a house unfair.’
1:43 p.m. Nov. 19, 2019 - Associated Press
Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn spar in debate ahead of British election No clear winner in televised faceoff before Dec. 12 election centered around BrexitBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn attacked each other’s policies on Brexit, health care and the economy Tuesday in a televised election debate that likely failed to answer the question troubling many voters: Why should we trust you?
1:28 p.m. Nov. 17, 2019 - Associated Press
Prince Andrew’s rebuttal to Epstein-related sex claims turns into a PR disaster ‘That was a plane crashing into an oil tanker, causing a tsunami, triggering a nuclear explosion-level bad,’ editor says after BBC interviewBritish media on Sunday slammed Prince Andrew’s effort to rebut claims that he had sex with a teenager who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein, branding his televised interview a complete public relations disaster.
4:02 a.m. Nov. 16, 2019 - By Tim Rostan
Laura Ingraham hears from legal experts after observing that ‘attempted bribery’ is not in the ConstitutionThe Fox News host, who holds a U. Va. law degree, insisted Thursday that the founding document lacks any reference to attempted bribery, but bribery is mentioned in its discussion of impeachment, and the U.S. legal code’s bribery statute is explicit that success is not a determinant of criminality.
11:19 a.m. Nov. 14, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Meet the committee on Capitol Hill that’s trying to make Congress great again Stopping staff brain drain, increasing civility and improving the budget process all figure into the modernization panel’s effortThis year Congress set up a panel that’s focusing on how to knock the institution itself back into shape.
11:02 a.m. Nov. 12, 2019 - Associated Press
Amy Klobuchar says a woman with Pete Buttigieg’s experience wouldn’t qualify for the debates South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has run for statewide office once, when he was the Democratic nominee for Indiana’s treasurer in 2010South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg has run for statewide office once, when he was the Democratic nominee for Indiana’s treasurer in 2010.
9:03 a.m. Nov. 4, 2019 - By Victor Reklaitis
Some Democratic presidential hopefuls are angling for the vice president slot — a gambit that rarely pays off 2020 Democrats also aim for cabinet posts, pundit gigs, book deals and building donor networks for future campaignsIt’s rare for a major party’s presidential nominee to choose a primary opponent as a running mate. In the past 40 years, it only has happened three times
12:18 p.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Abby Schultz
Student Access is a Top Priority for Philanthropists Who Give to Higher EducationPrivate foundations increasingly also care about career readiness, a report from Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and the TIAA Institute shows
5:35 a.m. Oct. 29, 2019 - By Meera Jagannathan
Female CEOs are held to a higher standard than their male counterparts Consumers are less likely to buy products from female-led organizations than they are from male-led organizations following an ethical failure, a new study findsConsumers are less likely to buy products from female-led organizations than they are from male-led organizations following an ethical failure, a new study finds.
9:18 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 - By Abby Schultz
Roger and Vicki Sants’ Nabi Collection Shown at the PhillipsThe Washington, D.C., philanthropists and collectors have gifted these late-19th century works to the museum
7:46 a.m. Oct. 25, 2019 - Associated Press
Only 29% of Americans think the government should pay cash reparations to descendants of slaves The poll shows a large divide between Americans of different racial and ethnic backgroundsThe poll shows a large divide between Americans of different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
9:03 a.m. Oct. 23, 2019 - Associated Press
Michigan State basketball guard Winston is lone consensus preseason All-American Winston joined on first team by Marquette’s Howard, Louisville’s Nwora, Seton Hall’s Powell and incoming Memphis freshman Wiseman Winston joined on first team by Marquette’s Howard, Louisville’s Nwora, Seton Hall’s Powell and incoming Memphis freshman Wiseman.
5:13 a.m. Oct. 19, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
This is the most affordable housing market for buyers with student debt Americans’ student debt adds up to twice the value of all homes on the market Americans’ student debt adds up to twice the value of all homes on the market.
9:30 a.m. Oct. 16, 2019 - Associated Press
Toxic PCB lights are likely still in schools despite being banned 40 years ago Light ballasts containing PCP oil were banned over concerns they could cause cancer and other illnessesLight ballasts containing PCP oil were banned over concerns they could cause cancer and other illnesses.
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