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New Secrecy Around Dakota Access Pipeline After Alleged Vandalism

New Secrecy Around Dakota Access Pipeline After Alleged Vandalism

New Secrecy Around Dakota Access Pipeline After Alleged Vandalism Vandals have allegedly burned sections of the Dakota Access Pipeline in South Dakota and Iowa in recent incidents, authorities in those

U.K. To Also Ban Large Electronics On Some Flights From Middle East, Africa

U.K. To Also Ban Large Electronics On Some Flights From Middle East, Africa

U.K. To Also Ban Large Electronics On Some Flights From Middle East, Africa The threat of terrorism has prompted the United Kingdom to follow the United States’ lead and ban

Lawsuit Accuses Ivanka Trump Company Of Unfairly Profiting From White House

Lawsuit Accuses Ivanka Trump Company Of Unfairly Profiting From White House

Lawsuit Accuses Ivanka Trump Company Of Unfairly Profiting From White House A San Francisco clothing retailer has filed a class-action lawsuit against Ivanka Trump’s clothing and accessory company, accusing the

The Fed Goes High

The Fed Goes High

The Fed Goes High Last week the Federal Reserve Board raised interest rates for the third time in the last year and a half. This move did not get nearly

We Are Thinking About Populism Wrong

We Are Thinking About Populism Wrong

We Are Thinking About Populism Wrong We have to talk about the P-word. It is truly everywhere these days. And everyone is using it: men, women, I even heard some

Trump's Budget Endangers American Workers

Trump's Budget Endangers American Workers

Trump's Budget Endangers American Workers After the president issued a budget last week slashing and burning environmental, labor and educational programs, the guy responsible for the thing, Mick Mulvaney, contended

Uber President Jeff Jones Quits Amid Company Controversies

Uber President Jeff Jones Quits Amid Company Controversies

Uber President Jeff Jones Quits Amid Company Controversies Uber President, Jeff Jones, abruptly quit the ride hailing tech company on Sunday. Recode, which broke the news, reported that Jones’ resignation

Retirees: Blow This Tax Deadline and You Could Pay Dearly

Retirees: Blow This Tax Deadline and You Could Pay Dearly

Retirees: Blow This Tax Deadline and You Could Pay Dearly This year, taxpayers have a few extra days to file their returns. But a critical date for some retirees is

Chesapeake Bay's Booming Oyster Industry Is Alarmed By Trump's EPA Budget Cuts

Chesapeake Bay's Booming Oyster Industry Is Alarmed By Trump's EPA Budget Cuts

Chesapeake Bay's Booming Oyster Industry Is Alarmed By Trump's EPA Budget Cuts Ryan Coxton resurrected his family’s oyster business in 2001 from the same muddy swath of Virginia river bottom

How Much Does Trump Actually Work At Mar-A-Lago? Maybe Not So Much

How Much Does Trump Actually Work At Mar-A-Lago? Maybe Not So Much

How Much Does Trump Actually Work At Mar-A-Lago? Maybe Not So Much Donald Trump likes to call his Mar-a-Lago golf resort the “Winter White House” but there may be more

The Deeply Disturbing Trump-Merkel Press Conference

The Deeply Disturbing Trump-Merkel Press Conference

The Deeply Disturbing Trump-Merkel Press Conference Yesterday’s Trump-Merkel press conference was disturbing on several levels.  Worst of all was the scene of a German Chancellor listening to an American president

Weekend Roundup: As The West Fragments, China Cements A Path Ahead

Weekend Roundup: As The West Fragments, China Cements A Path Ahead

Weekend Roundup: As The West Fragments, China Cements A Path Ahead This week we witnessed two contrasting systems of governance at work. In the Netherlands, we watched the divisive system

Berkeley Becomes First City To Divest From Border Wall Companies

Berkeley Becomes First City To Divest From Border Wall Companies

Berkeley Becomes First City To Divest From Border Wall Companies Berkeley, California, has become the first U.S. city to yank investments and business dealings with any company aiming to work

Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create

Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create

Republicans Are Crying About Obamacare Problems They Helped Create The Republican case for repealing the Affordable Care Act and moving swiftly to enact a “replacement” plan largely rests on oft-repeated

Donald Trump Again Pretends To Care About Women

Donald Trump Again Pretends To Care About Women

Donald Trump Again Pretends To Care About Women This column originally appeared in Emily Peck’s newsletter, a weekly email that looks at the convergence of women, economics, business and politics.

Nintendo Plans to Double Switch Production after Strong Sales

Nintendo Plans to Double Switch Production after Strong Sales

Nintendo Plans to Double Switch Production after Strong Sales Nintendo is planning to double production of its Switch console, which launched on March 3, due to high demand, the Wall

Black Americans Support Paying College Athletes. White People? Not So Much.

Black Americans Support Paying College Athletes. White People? Not So Much.

Black Americans Support Paying College Athletes. White People? Not So Much. As the men’s and women’s NCAA tournaments kick off this week, a majority of Americans who have any opinion

Chinese Plastic Surgeons Offer To Transform Patients Into Ivanka Trumps

Chinese Plastic Surgeons Offer To Transform Patients Into Ivanka Trumps

Chinese Plastic Surgeons Offer To Transform Patients Into Ivanka Trumps Fancy yourself as the president’s daughter? You might at least be able to look … a bit … like Ivanka

Hawaii Is Totally Down For That Whole #BoycottHawaii Thing

Hawaii Is Totally Down For That Whole #BoycottHawaii Thing

Hawaii Is Totally Down For That Whole #BoycottHawaii Thing After a federal court in Hawaii ruled to place a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, his supporters were

McDonald's Twitter Calls Donald Trump Tiny-Handed, 'Disgusting Excuse Of A President'

McDonald's Twitter Calls Donald Trump Tiny-Handed, 'Disgusting Excuse Of A President'

McDonald's Twitter Calls Donald Trump Tiny-Handed, 'Disgusting Excuse Of A President' The company’s corporate Twitter account published ― and then pinned ― a tweet Thursday calling Trump a “disgusting excuse of