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Millennial Money: Decode Your Credit Card Terms Like A Pro

Millennial Money: Decode Your Credit Card Terms Like A Pro

By Melissa Lambarena | Sep 14
Sifting through a credit card's terms and conditions can be daunting. The language isn't always straightforward, and it's not uncommon to feel lost. But the more you understand your card, the better financial decisions you'll make.

What a Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Means for the Sackler Family

What a Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Means for the Sackler Family

By Sarah Skidmore Sell, Geoff Mulvihill, and Adam Geller | Sep 14
Purdue Pharma could be heading for bankruptcy but the extent to which it would affect the Sackler family fortunes remains unclear.

Proposal Would Buy Bus Tickets for Seattle-Area Homeless

Proposal Would Buy Bus Tickets for Seattle-Area Homeless

By Sally Ho | Sep 13
As the Seattle area tries to tackle its homelessness crisis, an official wants to spend $1 million to expand a strategy of buying bus tickets out of town for people living on the streets.

Abortion, Border Wall Put Major Spending Bills into Disarray

Abortion, Border Wall Put Major Spending Bills into Disarray

By Andrew Taylor | Sep 12
Fights over abortion and President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall have thrown Senate efforts to advance $1.4 trillion worth of agency spending bills into disarray, threatening one of Washington's few bipartisan accomplishments this year.

MIT Scandal Highlights Thorny Ethics of University Donations

MIT Scandal Highlights Thorny Ethics of University Donations

By Collin Binkley | Sep 11
While MIT grapples with new allegations about its financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein, other universities that accepted donations from the disgraced financier say they have no plans to return the money.

Experts Say Adapting to Climate Change Can Pay off Manifold

Experts Say Adapting to Climate Change Can Pay off Manifold

By Frank Jordans | Sep 11
A group of leaders from business, politics and science have called for a massive investment in adapting to climate change over the next decade, arguing it would reap significant returns as countries avoid catastrophic losses and boost their economies.

China Keeps Penalties on U.S. Pork, Soy, Eases Some Others

China Keeps Penalties on U.S. Pork, Soy, Eases Some Others

By Joe McDonald | Sep 11
China on Wednesday announced it will exempt American industrial grease and some other imports from tariff hikes in a trade war with Washington but kept in place penalties on soybeans and other major U.S. exports ahead of negotiations next month.

AP Fact Check: Trump Glosses over U.S. Pain from Trade War

AP Fact Check: Trump Glosses over U.S. Pain from Trade War

By Hoppe Yen and Calvin Woodward | Sep 10
President Donald Trump is sticking to his distorted picture of the consequences of his trade war with China, refusing to acknowledge the U.S. is feeling any pain. His remarks Monday night revisited many of his familiar fabrications.

Trump Promises Report on His Finances Before Election

Trump Promises Report on His Finances Before Election

By Bernard Condon | Sep 10
President Donald Trump on Monday promised to release a detailed financial report of his personal holdings to the public before the presidential election next year, though he was vague on just what he would disclose that is new.

How Your Beloved Hospital Helps to Drive Up Health Care Costs

How Your Beloved Hospital Helps to Drive Up Health Care Costs

By Elisabeth Rosenthal | Sep 10
Many of the country's leading health policy experts have wondered why Presidential candidates have given a pass to arguably a primary culprit behind runaway medical inflation: America's hospitals.

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