By Zoe Han
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How residential segregation continues to shape Black Americans’ quality of life
Some communities of color have been shaped by years of underinvestment and racially discriminatory policies. Read More
What frequent-flying celebrities — and the blowback they’ve received — tell us about surging private-jet popularity
Pop star Taylor Swift’s private plane has been reported to have been in use on 170 of the year’s first 200 days. Read More
‘Scapegoating minority groups can shape markets’: Asian-American Airbnb hosts saw a marked decline in bookings during the pandemic
Anti-Asian sentiment translated to discrimination on the house-sharing platform, a new working paper says. Read More
‘It is absolutely not free’: As America’s baby-formula shortage continues, here are all the hidden costs of breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is a complex task for millions of working mothers, amid an ongoing baby formula shortage. Read More
‘I have committed financial infidelity’: I racked up $50,000 in debt to help my troubled son — and have not told my husband. How do I get out of this mess?
‘I have probably destroyed my life and his because I gave in to my son’s harassment and abuse.’ Read More
A quarter of the U.S. will fall inside an extreme heat belt. Here are the states in the red zone.
First Street Foundation — whose property-level climate-risk studies can be used by homebuyers — adds a heat model to its tool for floods and wildfires. Read More
GM’s flexible electric vehicle platform is looking promising for the masses
Hype aside, what General Motors has created with Ultium is starting to look like the real deal in mainstream EVs Read More
It takes a village to save on school supplies—4 more ways to lower costs
You can still save money on supplies and other gear by leaning on local parents, neighbors and community members. Here’s how. Read More