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This is the biggest Instant Pot discount weve ever seen, but hurry because its probably a mistake We told you about the crazy Instant Pot sale happening on Amazon right when we stumbled across it on Monday evening. We're already telling you about it again on Tuesday morning though, and for two good reasons. First, it's the biggest price cut pe
Yahoo! News | May 21, 2019 3:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More Tariffs On China, More Head Scratching From Economists The evidence is clear: tariffs are a tax on consumers. At best they're "a really inefficient jobs-creation program," according to a leading scholar. Who wins in a trade war? If anyone, only bystanders
NPR.org | May 21, 2019 10:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
2-Tiered Wages Under Fire: Workers Challenge Unequal Pay For Equal Work For years after the Great Recession, employers were reluctant to boost wages. Now a tight labor market is giving workers the leverage they need to demand a larger slice of the nation's economic pie.
NPR.org | May 21, 2019 09:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Poll: Many Rural Americans Struggle With Financial Insecurity, Access To Health Care A new poll from NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives a glimpse into rural life in America today, finding that many people living in rural communities live on the edge financially.
NPR.org | May 21, 2019 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Top Reason For CEO Departures Among Largest Companies Is Now Misconduct, Study Finds Nearly 40% of the 89 CEOs who departed in 2018 left for reasons related to unethical behavior brought on from allegations of sexual misconduct or other types of ethical lapses
NPR.org | May 21, 2019 01:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests "I think Iran would be making a very big mistake if they did anything," Trump told reporters as he left the White House on Monday evening for an event in Pennsylvania. "If they do something, it will be met with great force but we have no indication that t
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2019 11:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lessons For Today From The U.S.-Japan Trade War Of The 1980s NPR's Audie Cornish talks with political science professor Kristin Vekasi about comparisons between the U.S. trade conflict with Japan in the '80s and Trump's current conflict with China.
NPR.org | May 20, 2019 8:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
FCC Chairman Endorses T-Mobile Merger With Sprint "This is a unique opportunity to speed up the deployment of 5G throughout the United States and bring much faster mobile broadband to rural Americans," said chairman Ajit Pai.
NPR.org | May 20, 2019 6:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amash Faces Primary Challenge after Accusing Trump of Impeachable Conduct Representative Justin Amash (R., Mich.) was confronted Monday with a "pro-Trump" primary challenger in the person of Republican state representative Jim Lower, after becoming the first congressional Republican to accuse the president of engaging
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2019 5:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hot Job Market Is Wooing Women Into Workforce Faster Than Men Over the past three years, women returned to the workforce at more than double the rate of men. Growth in industries that rely on women and heavy recruitment of women might help explain why.
NPR.org | May 20, 2019 4:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend