Allies at last?
New legal boilerplate in corporate merger agreements signals just how important #MeToo has become – not just as a social movement but as a business risk.
Give it a try during your next movie night.
Things and experiences that once seemed so enjoyable usually grow dull over time, something known as hedonic adaptation. Chopsticks offer one way to get some of that pleasure back.
Giuseppe Conte is Italy’s newest prime minister.
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An economist answers four important questions on what's behind the political turmoil in Italy and what's at stake for Europe and the world.
The swoosh entered the #MeToo spotlight.
A revolt by women at the world’s largest sport brand revealed what companies and many others still don't understand about the nature of workplace harassment.
A woman walks by the New York Stock Exchange.
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Single women borrowed heavily in the run-up to the financial crisis, ensuring they suffered the most in its fallout. Will history repeat itself?
Jason Eichenholz, co-founder and chief technology officer of driverless vehicle industry startup Luminar Technologies.
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It will be hard to adjust. Considering what happened with the onset of car travel and web surfing, society can't just wing it.
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A century-old legal doctrine has protected MLB teams from liability, when a fans gets injured by a foul ball. New research shows why it's time that changed.
An ice sculpture titled ‘Main Street Meltdown’ melts near Wall Street.
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The collapse of an obscure corner of the financial market a decade ago foreshadowed the Great Recession. The stock-market swoon in February should offer a similar warning.
The former president, seen here with the highest paid basketball coach in the NCAA, was known for getting into March Madness.
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Every March, millions of Americans watch the NCAA's annual college basketball tournament, while millions more fill in brackets to win their office pool.
Bush, seen here in 2006, revoked his steel tariffs less than two years after imposing them in 2002.
President Trump slapped steep tariffs on steel imports, echoing protectionist measures taken by Bush in 2002.
Economic history suggests Trump’s ‘America First’ trade policies will put the U.S. last.
The president's tariffs on steel and China mirror the misguided trade policies that helped precipitate the Great Depression.
A ruling in the Janus case could devastate unions.
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The Supreme Court could kill collective bargaining throughout the country, making workers worse off and exacerbating inequality.
Late actor and former National Rifle Association President Charlton Heston held a rifle aloft at a 2002 get-out-the-vote rally.
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The group, founded in 1871, didn’t try to smother virtually all gun control efforts until the mid-1970s.
Jonathan Cheever is an Olympic snowboarder – and a plumber.
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A lack of federal funding for their training, travel or living expenses leaves many elite American athletes juggling day jobs and scrambling to pay their bills.
The first food stamps program, created amid the Great Depression, lasted four years.
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SNAP and its precursors have weathered plenty of efforts to shrink the safety net. Its decades of bipartisan support make it likely to survive this one.