States step up funding for Planned Parenthood clinics

Several states have begun picking up the tab for family planning services at clinics run by Planned Parenthood, which last year quit a $260 million federal funding program over a Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. States including New Jersey, Massachusetts and Hawaii already are providing new funding, and Democratic governors […]

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You don’t have to become a manager to grow your career

Whether you become an editor overseeing writers, a head chef directing others around the restaurant kitchen, or a senior engineer dictating project roles to your team, it seems as if growing your career implies moving into a managerial role in any industry. But what if you have no interest in becoming a manager? Not everyone possesses […]

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Hawaiian Airlines named most punctual airline in U.S. for 16th straight year

Airline travelers were a bit more likely to be delayed, and more often for longer spells, when flying around the U.S. last year, according to a government report issued Wednesday. Canceled flights were up, and so were the number of passengers bumped off overcrowded flights. But travelers apparently are learning to take it all in […]

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Investors shouldn’t underestimate election volatility, warns UBS

UBS says investors are still too confident that a Trump re-election is a given. The majority of investors at UBS’s Investor Forum events have a “high level of confidence” in a Trump re-election, per a UBS report Thursday. But according to UBS Global Wealth Management’s chief investment officer Mark Haefele, recent national polls “portend a close […]

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5G will transform smartphones—but it won’t stop there

Though the coronavirus outbreak forced the cancelation of Mobile World Congress, one of the technology industry’s biggest annual events, in Barcelona next week, mobile innovation marches onward. Today we stand on the cusp of 5G, the new generation of mobile broadband rolling out globally. 5G smartphones will allow consumers to download a movie in less […]

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The best restaurant at Orlando’s Walt Disney World isn’t inside the park

Walt Disney World, while one of the most popular vacation destinations in the country, isn’t known for the strength of its culinary offerings. Sure, a frosty pineapple Dole Whip is a welcome break from braving epic lines in Orlando’s characteristically swampy heat, but mostly the food is fast, fried, and regrettable—Frisbee-size waffles cemented with thick […]

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Sanders wins Nevada Democratic caucuses

Bernie Sanders scored a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses on Saturday, cementing his status as the Democrats’ national front-runner amid escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat President Donald Trump. While Sanders scored a strong victory, a cluster of candidates was fighting for a distant second place — and any momentum that […]

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Can’t afford to buy Amazon or Berkshire Hathaway stock? Now you can buy a fractional share

Whatever you think comprises the American Dream—a corner office, a private jet, a bulging stock portfolio—the updated version is probably a fraction of that. A fraction of an office, a fraction of a jet, and a fraction of a stock share. Think of it as the Fractional Economy, and now it has come to the […]

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U.S. women’s soccer team seeks more than $66M in damages from U.S. Soccer

Players on the U.S. women’s national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. The damages were included in slew of papers filed Thursday night in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles ahead of a trial scheduled to start May 5. Among […]

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Warren Buffett lays out a succession plan—for his Berkshire shares

Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive of Berkshire Hathaway, has long joked that he plans to run the company from his grave.  Shareholders, long accustomed to his dry wit, will be hearing such cracks from Buffett for the foreseeable future, as the soon-to-be 90-year-old said on Saturday he’s staying on the job.  The Oracle of Omaha […]

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