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- By Silvia Ascarelli
I’m done with Illinois! I want to retire in a small town in a neighboring state — so where should I go?"I’m looking for a small-town atmosphere, with open land around it and maybe a body of water nearby. "
2:35 a.m. Dec. 7, 2021
- By Andrea Riquier
Should New York pay Plug Power hundreds of millions to create 68 jobs?A hydrogen company will receive an unprecedented subsidy to be the first tenant in a complex this Upstate New York region hopes will jump-start development.
5:32 a.m. Nov. 29, 2021
Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies at 41 of rare cardiac cancerA statement from Abloh's family on the designer's Instagram account said Abloh was diagnosed two years ago with cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare form of cancer in which a tumor occurs in the heart.
1:35 p.m. Nov. 22, 2021
Legal team says it treated Kyle Rittenhouse defense as a case, not a causeDefense attorney Mark Richards draws a sharp distinction between the tactics of a prior defense team — portraying the Illinois teen as an iconic figure for the right to carry weapons in public and defend oneself — and his team's approach.
3:24 a.m. Nov. 19, 2021
Hostile hearing for Biden bank-regulator nominee Omarova: ‘I don’t know whether to call you professor or comrade,’ says Senate Republican KennedyThe Cornell law professor has been nominated to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
9:10 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021
- By Alisa Wolfson
5 of the coolest college towns where you can buy a home for under $250,000Culture, food, educational opportunities — these are among the compelling reasons to consider a college town.
3:36 p.m. Nov. 5, 2021
Gene Therapy Is a Huge Opportunity. It Pays to be Patient.
Biotechs and big pharma companies are targeting diabetes, cardiovascular problems, and even wrinkles. This is one opportunity where it pays to be patient.
1:02 p.m. Nov. 5, 2021
More than two dozen Republican-led states say Biden workplace vaccine rule violates state rights"The administration clearly has the authority to protect workers, and actions announced by the president are designed to save lives and stop spread of COVID," Karine Jean-Pierre, a spokeswoman for the White House, said during a briefing Thursday.
11:59 p.m. Nov. 2, 2021
Want to start a business? Here are some ways to fund it, plus some new optionsThese are the main alternatives for financing your business, and how some may be better than others depending on your circumstances.
7:30 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021
- By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Biden’s banking watchdog pick once called finance ‘a quintessential a—hole industry’Saule Omarova, nominated to serve as comptroller of the currency, has come under fire for her Wall Street criticism — and for having studied at Moscow State.
9:43 a.m. Oct. 22, 2021
McAuliffe-Youngkin race for Virginia governor emerges as early test of Black turnout ahead of midtermsPolls have consistently shown Democrat Terry McAuliffe with the overwhelming support of Black Virginians, but victory may hinge on whether this core part of his base shows up in strong numbers to vote.
12:02 a.m. Oct. 18, 2021
The best little cities to live in the U.S. in 2021Right now, millions of people are re-evaluating where they want to live. If you’re one of them, this list is for you.
6:56 a.m. Oct. 6, 2021
- By Chris Matthews
Pennsylvania Republican Toomey requests copy of Biden currency-comptroller nominee's Moscow State thesis on MarxSaule Omarova, President Joe Biden's nominee to run the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, has come under fire from the banking industry for views she expressed on whether the Federal Reserve should offer individual bank accounts to Americans. Now, a key Republican is seeking more information on her work as an undergraduate student in the USSR.
3:16 p.m. Oct. 1, 2021
Ft. McCoy in Wisconsin opens to first media glimpse into life of Afghan refugees at a U.S. Army baseThe U.S. Army and the Department of State led a group of journalists on a tightly controlled tour of Ft. McCoy, a training post about 150 miles northwest of Milwaukee.
7:49 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021
- By Chris Matthews
Buyback tax proposal could blunt a major driver of stock market returns, experts warnDemocrats in Congress are racing to find ways to raise money to pay for an ambitious agenda of social spending on programs, and one proposal that has gotten attention in recent days is a new 2% excise tax on corporate stock buybacks.
9:39 a.m. Sept. 12, 2021
Pandemic Have You Thinking of Retirement? Try It On First.
Retiring in phases can provide a taste of life without work and a test of your financial plan. Here are some things to know about exiting in stages.
3:31 a.m. Sept. 9, 2021
Why this summer's blitz on school-board public meetings recalls the early days of the tea-party movementConservative groups with ties to major Republican donors and party-aligned think tanks is working behind the scenes to lend firepower to local activists engaged in culture-war fights.
6:43 a.m. Sept. 8, 2021
- By Jeremy Binckes
Jim Jordan, Anthony Fauci disagree over whether 'Real America' is over COVID-19Jim Jordan saw a crowded football stadium and took it as a sign that people are done with coronavirus protections.
5:20 p.m. Aug. 29, 2021
SpaceX launches ants, avocados, robot to space stationThe delivery — due to arrive Monday — is the company’s 23rd for NASA in just under a decade.
7:33 a.m. Aug. 27, 2021
'It’s scandalous' --- virtual charter schools have received the same amount of pandemic aid as schools with physical classroomsWhile many schools scrambled to shift to online classes last year, the nation's virtual charter schools faced little disruption. For them, online learning was already the norm. Most have few physical classrooms, or none at all.
11:34 a.m. Aug. 18, 2021
Many hospitals are sending patients to far-off cities after running out of available bedsMany overwhelmed hospitals, with no beds to offer, are putting critically ill COVID-19 patients on planes, helicopters and ambulances and sending them hundreds of miles to far-flung states for treatment.
10:12 a.m. Aug. 11, 2021
Will COVID-19 have long-term effects on the brain?A roundup of the latest news in dementia research: A rise in younger-onset dementia, the impact of lockdowns, plus other news from a recent conference.
11:59 p.m. Aug. 8, 2021
Horrors aside, M. Night Shyamalan's film ‘Old’ makes important points about agingThe central imagery suggests the impermanence of life in this gripping thriller with its gorgeous tropical scenery.
4:54 a.m. Aug. 8, 2021
- By Andrew Keshner
‘It’s been a while since we’ve had this many vacancies’: Education is one category where the July jobs report still gets a tough gradeFriday's jobs report is the last before the new school year starts in earnest, but some school districts bemoan the lack of job applications.
12:33 p.m. Aug. 5, 2021
Richard Trumka, longtime president of AFL-CIO, dies at 72Richard Trumka, the powerful president of the AFL-CIO who rose from the coal mines of Pennsylvania to preside over one of the largest labor organizations in the world, died Thursday. He was 72.
10:49 a.m. Aug. 4, 2021
Sturgis motorcycle rally is revving up in South Dakota and is likely to be bigger than last year, despite delta variant's prevalenceCrowds of bikers are rumbling their way towards South Dakota's Black Hills this week, raising fears that COVID-19 infections will be unleashed among the 700,000 people expected to show up at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
4:17 a.m. Aug. 2, 2021
- By Elisabeth Buchwald
This is the worst state if you need phone help with unemployment, SNAP and Medicaid benefits, or other government-aid programsUniversity of Chicago researchers hired assistants who collectively made 2,000 calls to four government offices for each state.
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.
10:48 a.m. July 20, 2021
Trump and allies work to rebrand Jan. 6 rioters as patriots, heroes and martyrsThe revisionists and their believers are ‘swimming in a vast sea of nonsense,’ says top aide to Paul Ryan during the Wisconsin Republican's speakership.
12:03 a.m. July 19, 2021
6 small cities where you can work less and earn moreIn these place, employees have shorter workweeks and heftier paychecks.
9:59 a.m. July 16, 2021
A new study shows that 93% of our DNA is shared with NeanderthalsWhat makes humans unique? Scientists have taken another step toward solving an enduring mystery with a new tool that may allow for more precise comparisons between the DNA of modern humans and that of our extinct ancestors.
3:41 a.m. July 15, 2021
U.S. Coronavirus Cases Have More Than Doubled in Recent Weeks
The average number of U.S. Covid-19 cases has doubled to more than 23,000 cases a day from three weeks ago, per Johns Hopkins University. Health experts blame the increase on summer socialization, a lower vaccination rate in some areas and among younger people, and the Delta variant.
3:33 a.m. July 15, 2021
Netflix Gaming Plan Clashes With Meme Stock GameStop
U.S. coronavirus cases have doubled in three weeks, China’s growth slows but shows resilience, Fed still sees inflation as transitory, and other news to start your day.
3:52 a.m. July 7, 2021
- By Silvia Ascarelli
I want to move to a walkable, historic, four-season town and have a budget of $30,000 a year — where should I retire?'I've been a city dweller all my life and big city/urban sprawl is not my first preference.'
12:00 a.m. July 7, 2021
Why This Value Manager Thinks Facebook and Citi Stock Are Deals
Bill Nygren isn’t a traditional deep-value investor who focuses exclusively on dirt-cheap companies. His $17 billion Oakmark Fund holds megatech stocks like Facebook, Netflix, and Alphabet—hardly typical value names.
11:51 a.m. July 5, 2021
Hunters killed as many as one-third of Wisconsin's wolves since November, study findsAs many as one-third of Wisconsin's gray wolves likely died at the hands of humans in the months after the federal government announced it was ending legal protections, according to a study released Monday.
8:43 a.m. June 30, 2021
- By Victor Reklaitis
2022's midterm elections already are pressuring Democrats, as Wall Street 'might be praying for Republican gains'As Democrats in Washington work to deliver on infrastructure spending and other issues, they're trying to make progress in part because next year's midterm elections are looming large. The 2022 results could affect several sectors, analysts say.
8:39 a.m. June 15, 2021
New York Lifts Most Covid Restrictions After Reaching Vaccination Goal
Here's what you need to know to navigate the markets today.
10:44 a.m. June 11, 2021
- By John Scott Lewinski
In Wisconsin, Restoring a Historic Golf Course and a National Park TogetherEfforts to recreate the Lido—once one of most storied courses in the country—double as an ecological conservancy project
11:22 a.m. June 7, 2021
Pride Progresses in Unlikely Places: 10 Best Cities for LGBTQ Home BuyersWith home prices rising just about everywhere, it’s more important than ever to find places that are not only gay-friendly but also budget-friendly.