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A major barrier to a college degree for low-income Californians: housing costs

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 10:06am
Housing costs — more than tuition — are hurting California’s low-income college students.
Categories: Syndicated

Why Elon Musk wants to take Tesla private

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 8:04pm
See ya, haters.
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The Clinton impeachment: Where are they now?

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 7:36pm
Introducing, or reintroducing, some of the characters you'll meet on season two of "Slow Burn."
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The promise and reality of Google Fiber

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 6:58pm
The search giant made waves when it set out to disrupt the internet service sector with a rollout of super-fast fiber-optic cable. The Atlanta region thought it would benefit. It hasn't.
Categories: Syndicated

76: The host of "Slow Burn" makes us smart about Clinton's impeachment

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 6:43pm
It's been 20 years since the scandal, and the second season of Slate's "Slow Burn" is taking another look.
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Why big companies are buying up their own stocks

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 5:52pm
Buybacks among S&P 500 companies are projected to hit $1 trillion this year.
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The new Tesla will be the largest connected device you own

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 3:09pm
What does that mean? Data collection, privacy settings and software updates ... for a car.
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Friday nights in one small town in Texas means football and ... cricket?

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 2:07pm
Businessman Tanweer Ahmed will start by promoting his "dream project," the country's largest cricket complex, to the South Asian community that already enjoys the sport.
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Tips for how to handle a toxic workplace

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 12:27pm
Organizational psychologist Karlyn Borysenko needed an out from her job. So she learned how to direct her energy on formulating an exit strategy, instead of expending it on the stress at work.
Categories: Syndicated

Why unions are spending millions to fight Missouri’s proposed right-to-work law

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 6:20pm
If passed by voters Tuesday, it would change the way unions collect money from members.
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Open floorplans aren’t just annoying. They make us interact less.

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 5:52pm
A new study found that employees looked for other ways to regain privacy, like sending email to a nearby colleague.
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Navigating Instagram's algorithm as @idealblackfemale

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 5:21pm
How hate speech censorship policies and content moderation appear to an artist creating on the platform.
Categories: Syndicated

A new twist on rent-to-own housing

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 4:47pm
Tech startup Divvy Homes offers "fractional" home ownership, at a premium.
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Where are the workers, in a labor market this tight?

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 4:36pm
With unemployment so low, at 3.9 percent in July, some employers are taking a second look at workers they might have passed on before
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Tuning pianos to fill in the financial gaps

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 3:09pm
Instead of relying on a single income source, one music teacher took up a new trade.
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U.S.-China trade tensions worry Christmas exporters

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 2:40pm
Most imported Christmas decorations in the U.S. are made in China and trade fears loom.
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