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U.S. Takes On ‘Crisis' Of Rising Crash Deaths With Bold, Nationwide Strategy

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

On Thursday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced details of the federal government's first ever national road map for addressing the rise in the death toll...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'Everybody's seeing inflationary pressure'

3 hours ago   |   CNBC

Inflation hasn't hurt Apple's business, which reported rising gross margins in the December quarter, and Apple hasn't raised prices in response to inflation in the U.S.
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Despite labor movement popularity, U.S. union membership is as low as it's ever been

6 hours ago   |   NPR

Strikes and organizing efforts at big companies such as Amazon, Starbucks and John Deere have generated new enthusiasm about the prospects for organized labor. But the numbers...
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Academic Webinar: Cyberspace and U.S.-China Relations

7 hours ago   |   Asia Unbound

Adam Segal, Ira A. Lipman chair in emerging technologies and national security and director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program at CFR, leads a conversation on...
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F.C.C. revokes the ability of China Unicom to operate in the U.S

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

The agency cited national security in revoking the license for the American subsidiary of a state-owned Chinese telecom operator.
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Stock give up a rally and end lower as volatility continues

7 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

Stocks gave up an early rally and closed lower on Wall Street Thursday as a streak of market volatility continued. The S&P 500 index fell 0.5% after being up as much as 1.8%...
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Gen Z investors gravitate toward penny stocks for a cheap way to start building wealth, says S&P Global

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

ViewApart/Getty Images Gen Z investors are driving interest in penny stocks, S&P Global Market Intelligence said in a report this week. Penny stocks are cheap to buy for young...
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Populist Countries - Like The U.S. - Had More Excess Covid Deaths In 2020, Study Finds

9 hours ago   |   Forbes

The average rate of excess mortalities was double in countries ruled by populist governments.
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McDonald's ends 2021 strong, but rising costs ding profit

11 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

McDonald's ended 2021 on a high note with U.S. customers spending more and fewer restaurant closures in Europe from coronavirus restrictions.
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Free N95 masks from the U.S. government trickling in across Minnesota

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune


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Southwest says it may start selling booze on flights again this spring. It'd...

Southwest Airlines could start selling alcohol onboard again. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File Southwest paused has paused its inflight alcohol service several times since the... Read more ...

Spring 2022 Seminar Series Schedule

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Elizabeth Warren said cancelling $50,000 student loan debt would give 36...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill July 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images Sen. Warren said forgiving $50,000 in college... Read more ...

Queen Mary, once at risk of capsizing, gets a new lease on life starting...

Critical repairs to reopen the Queen Mary ship to the public will begin next month, Long Beach officials said, and should be completed by the end of 2022. Read more ...

Khabib Nurmagomedov warns UFC, Bellator to 'be careful' with disgruntled...

Khabib Nurmagomedov warns UFC, Bellator to 'be careful' with disgruntled fighters: 'Eagle FC is here'

MIAMI - Mixed martial artists entering free agency now have another promoter to welcome them with open arms. Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov who has turned... Read more ...

Trump says his publisher - Donald Trump Jr. - can't find enough paper, ink...

Former President Donald Trump said this week on a podcast that he was running into a shortage of paper, ink, glue, and leather for his books. Chip Somodevilla/Getty... Read more ...

How to use your iPhone's built-in sleep timer to fall asleep to the media of...

The location of the iPhone's sleep timer isn't immediately apparent. Oscar Wong/Getty Images The iPhone has a sleep timer built into its Clock app. To use the sleep timer, set... Read more ...

‘That's Not Real': Nonprofits Express Disbelief, Frustration, Concern Over...

‘That's Not Real': Nonprofits Express Disbelief, Frustration, Concern Over Alleged $200M Fraud By ‘Feeding Our Family'

MINNEAPOLIS - Twin Cities nonprofits say they're upset, frustrated and concerned regarding the alleged $200 million fraud from an organization claiming to be one of their... Read more ...

Gross Domestic Product, Fourth Quarter and Year 2021

Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 6.9 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021, following an increase of 2.3 percent in the third quarter. The... Read more ...

Tedeschi Trucks Band Drill Down On The Blues As Chicago Residency Returns

Following pandemic-induced hiatus in 2021, Tedeschi Trucks Band resumed their annual winter residency at Chicago Theatre, putting on a blues masterclass last weekend on stage... Read more ...