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Why would a former investment banker want to run Los Angeles schools?

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 4:22pm
Austin Beutner is a former investment banker, deputy mayor and publisher. We asked him about what he brings to LAUSD.
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5 ways to treat your allergies on the cheap

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 4:00pm
Because this allergy season is longer and worse than last year.
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How one writer's book deal turned her into a professional poker player

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 3:40pm
Maria Konnikova discovered a passion — and talent — for cards.
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Low-wage workers are reviving Dr. King's 1968 Poor People's Campaign

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 3:12pm
Low-wage workers have jobs, but many still live in poverty. So thousands of them, along with clergy and activists, are working to try and change that.
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U.S. adds 164,000 jobs in April, unemployment rate down to 3.9 percent

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 7:52am
The unemployment rate is at its lowest rate since December 2000.
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Companies say they shouldn't pay tariffs on products no one makes domestically

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 6:30pm
"I don't think people really understand that the U.S. never ... reinvested in its steel-making ability," one executive says.
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Hollywood turns Broadway into a theatrical multiplex

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 5:53pm
There can be big money in musicals based on popular movies and TV shows.
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The America left out of the economy

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 5:10pm
Sarah Kendzior describes "systemic inequality, a lot of suffering among citizens" in her collection of essays.
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Wall Street nervous? No apologies from Elon Musk

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 4:54pm
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Amazon wants tax incentives, Texas knows the drill

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 4:52pm
As Amazon considers locations for its second headquarters, incentives are on the table.
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Getting "terms of service" updates lately? Here's why

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 4:32pm
Europe is about to enact the GDPR, a set of new privacy rules for the web.
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How young homebuyers pull it off

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 3:54pm
Despite common narratives, 20- and 30-somethings are just as interested and hopeful about homeownership as everyone else.
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As developers eye valuable mobile park home land, some residents have found a way to fight back

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 1:15pm
Mobile homes are one of the last vestiges of affordable home ownership in the Seattle area, but mobile homeowners are being pushed out by skyrocketing real estate values.
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What’s pushing Turkey’s economy into the danger zone?

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:49am
High inflation, a depreciating currency, robust growth: What's going on in Turkey?
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American universities may be the target of espionage

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 6:35pm
The White House might consider banning Chinese citizens from doing sensitive research in the U.S.
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What you should know about the U.S.-China trade talks

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 5:07pm
There's a lot at stake as a White House delegation makes its way to Beijing, but some businessmen have low expectations.
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U.S. actor has a leading role in English house restoration

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 3:07pm
Californian Hopwood DePree is raising money to restore his ancestral home.
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Anxiety over shootings bolsters $2.7 billion school security industry

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 9:45am
As schools look for safety solutions, the security industry grows.
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Ketchup and mayonnaise: a tale of two condiments

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 7:16pm
Culinary snobs may sneer, but the resulting sauce has a long history.
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