7:28 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
A Hertz customer's 'very bad' car rental experience goes viral: 'It was extortion'A law professor posts a five-page complaint against Hertz on Twitter, claiming the company broke its contract and was 'extorting' her. She got a full refund.
6:09 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021
Celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Oz announces his run for Senate in PennsylvaniaDr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s "Dr. Oz Show" after rocketing to fame on Oprah Winfrey's show, announced Tuesday that he is running for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican.
7:37 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021
Drug overdoses in the U.S. topped 100,000 in one year during the pandemicAn estimated 100,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in one year, a never-before-seen milestone that health officials say is tied to the COVID-19 pandemic and a more dangerous drug supply.
11:41 a.m. Oct. 6, 2021
- By Eric Ruben
Supreme Court could loosen concealed-carry gun rules with this New York caseOral arguments in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen are set for Nov. 3.
11:23 a.m. Sept. 26, 2021
Investigators probe deadly Amtrak derailment in Montana Federal officials sent a team of investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board to the site of an Amtrak derailment in north-central Montana that killed three people and left seven hospitalized Sunday, officials said
9:35 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
- By Jerry Inglet
How to balance saving for both college and retirementAn intentionally planned path can help mitigate the emotional highs and lows of important funding strategies
7:06 a.m. Sept. 7, 2021
Jill Biden heads back to the classroom as a working first ladyJill Biden is going back to her whiteboard.
4:13 p.m. Aug. 30, 2021
- By Jillian Berman
'It almost feels like Groundhog Day': Colleges welcome students back to campus amid delta-variant surgeEven with vaccines, colleges are still grappling with many of the same questions as last year.
5:04 a.m. Aug. 14, 2021
- By Lawrence A. Cunningham
The 'G' in ESG is getting a big shake-up and it's a win for stock investorsNew study breaks conventional ideas of 'good' vs. 'bad' corporate governance.
5:01 a.m. July 31, 2021
- By Jillian Berman
Behold, a different kind of student-debt cancellationThe government gave colleges the flexibility to use relief funds to wipe away student balances. The schools took up the offer immediately.
10:48 a.m. July 28, 2021
- By Tonya Garcia
Here are the Target stores that will get an Ulta shop in AugustTarget Corp. and Ulta Beauty Inc. have released the list of the first 100 Target locations nationwide that will get an Ulta shop this August. The companies expect to launch 800 'shop-in-shops' total.
2:44 a.m. July 22, 2021
Elon Musk, Jack Dorsey, and Cathie Wood Can’t Fix All of Bitcoin’s Problems
Twitter and Snap to kick off social media company earnings, seven states announce $26 billion deal to settle opioid lawsuits, U.S. and Germany reach truce on Russian gas pipeline, and other news to start your day.
6:49 a.m. July 9, 2021
Tropical Storm Elsa soaks New York as it races up East CoastFast-moving Tropical Storm Elsa hit the New York City region with torrential rains and high winds as it churned up the East Coast on Friday.
11:59 p.m. July 6, 2021
Can helping dogs live longer unlock the secrets of human aging?In the largest study of companion dogs ever performed, the goal is to understand why some dogs—like some people—age well, and others do not.
2:07 p.m. June 23, 2021
Biden nominates Cindy McCain to U.N. food and agriculture postPresident Joe Biden is nominating Cindy McCain to be the U.S. representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture, one of 17 nominations announced Wednesday that included major diplomatic and arts assignments.
7:29 a.m. June 2, 2021
Biden to Talk Infrastructure with GOP's Sen. Capito
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1:21 p.m. May 17, 2021
- By Robert Schroeder
Biden earned $607,336 last year, tax returns showPresident Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, had an adjusted gross income of $607,336 in 2020, and an effective tax rate of 25.9%, according to returns released by the White House on Monday.
8:06 a.m. May 17, 2021
- By Alessandra Malito
Virginia and New York City are making it easier for workers to save for retirementAuto-IRA programs are one tool to build a nest egg
3:27 a.m. May 13, 2021
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Americans 12 and older can get vaccinated, gasoline pipeline restarts after cyberattack, Tesla won’t take Bitcoin anymore, and other news to start your day.
6:40 a.m. May 12, 2021
- By Erin Baker
The offshore wind industry just got a big boost as the U.S. approves the first wind farm off Martha's VineyardThe U.S. lags far behind other countries in installed wind capacity, but more wind farms off the East Coast may now move forward.
12:04 a.m. May 11, 2021
How Biden’s free college plan could reshape higher educationWhile many of the policies are intended to aid those in the workplace, it could still have a big impact for college students.
3:52 a.m. April 26, 2021
A Key Player in Covid Vaccines Whose Stock You Can’t Trade—Yet
One investor thinks the U.S. shares of China’s Sinovac could rise sixfold once a dispute is resolved and a trading suspension is lifted.
1:10 p.m. April 19, 2021
- By Fang Block
Robert Colescott’s ‘George Washington Carver’ Poised to Break Artist’s Price RecordThe 1975 painting is expected to fetch above US$9 million at Sotheby’s New York
9:08 a.m. April 7, 2021
A Forgotten Chapter in U.S. History: When Women Had To Choose Between Mortgages and MotherhoodLess than 50 years ago, many mortgage lenders refused to consider a woman's income. Some asked women for letters promising they would return to work if they had a baby. Others requested statements from their doctors that they were on birth control—or worse.
5:59 p.m. March 30, 2021
- By Jillian Berman
Coursera IPO: 5 things to know about the online-education companyCoursera is going public at a time when more students than ever have been exposed to the potential and pitfalls of online education, a trend the online-education company has capitalized on.
12:52 p.m. March 30, 2021
Amazon vote at Alabama warehouse may spark more union pushesWhat happens inside a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, could have major implications not just for the country's second-largest employer but the labor movement at large.
6:37 a.m. March 27, 2021
- By Silvia Ascarelli
We want to retire in a mild-weather spot near the ocean and a top cancer hospital -- where should we go? We'd also like to have a rescue dog.
9:25 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021
- By Mark Hulbert
The verdict is in on short-sellers of stocks: They greatly benefit all of us Short-selling, which has become controversial because of the GameStop saga, keeps company management honest and improves stock-price efficiency.
11:33 a.m. Jan. 24, 2021
Biden picks Jesuit parish Holy Trinity in Georgetown for first Sunday Mass as presidentAfter Mass, a bagel stop at a local deli named Call Your Mother.
5:31 a.m. Jan. 16, 2021
How climate change is ruining retirement across AmericaWith everything from rising sea levels to raging fires, popular retirement spots are becoming hazardous.
5:03 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021
At Biden's inauguration, Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem and Jennifer Lopez will performOther performers include Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato and Ant Clemons
4:27 a.m. Jan. 9, 2021
- By Brett Arends
This surprising state is now a No. 1 retirement destinationThere’s a new top retirement state in town, and it's not the usual suspects.
8:11 a.m. Dec. 30, 2020
Schwab’s Liz Ann Sonders on How to Prepare Your Portfolio for 2021
Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist and economist for Charles Schwab, discusses the surprising reasons the market was up, why inflation isn’t a worry, and how to maneuver your portfolio now.
12:08 p.m. Dec. 20, 2020
'Terrible message': Birx had holiday with extended family, after urging others not toAs COVID-19 cases skyrocketed before the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of the White House coronavirus response, warned Americans to “be vigilant” and limit celebrations to “your immediate household.” For many Americans that guidance has been difficult to abide, including for Birx herself.
4:44 a.m. Dec. 19, 2020
- By Brett Arends
Don’t contribute to your 2020 IRA until you read thisDo you want to pay taxes now, or later?
8:08 a.m. Dec. 15, 2020
- By Meera Jagannathan
Jill Biden isn’t the first — men are more likely NOT to use women's titles and use their first names insteadA Wall Street Journal op-ed asking the incoming first lady to drop the 'Dr.' before her name and calling her 'kiddo' drew charges of sexism.
2:33 p.m. Dec. 12, 2020
- By Philip van Doorn
Weekend reads: Hot IPOs for DoorDash and Airbnb point to an overheated stock marketAlso, beach towns, Sony's robodog and stock picks.
8:57 a.m. Dec. 12, 2020
Critics of Electoral College push for popular vote compactWhen the U.S. Electoral College meets Monday, its detractors hope it marks the beginning of the end of a system that twice this century has vaulted the loser of the popular vote to the presidency.
3:21 a.m. Dec. 12, 2020
- By Michael Brush
Five investing rules from a money manager who crushes the stock market --- and his take on the best companies to own nowAlexander Ely of the Delaware Smid Cap Growth Fund invests in disruptive companies including Square, Boston Beer and Yeti.