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Free or hate speech? Silicon Valley searches for proper line
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Free or hate speech? Silicon Valley searches for proper line

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
The internet was built on the premise of allowing people to engage in free speech and exchange ideas, even dangerous ones. That ethos now faces a stern test following the violence and terror attack in Charlottesville, creating a...
What happens to solar power during the eclipse?
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What happens to solar power during the eclipse?

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
As Americans get ready for their first total solar eclipse in 38 years, solar utilities in its path Monday are preparing for the moment their power source will disappear. With 1,900 solar power plants expected to be fully or...
Unemployment is down, but millions of Americans remain sidelined
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Unemployment is down, but millions of Americans remain sidelined

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
As Labor Day approaches, the U.S. unemployment rate looks like something to celebrate, leveling off to a 16-year low rate in May. Yet the number of adults of prime working-age who aren’t actively looking for a job remains...
Could Charlottesville sink Trump’s economic agenda?
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Could Charlottesville sink Trump’s economic agenda?

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
Last Updated Aug 17, 2017 4:34 PM EDT When President Donald Trump launched into his press conference on Tuesday, it was chiefly to outline his vision for transforming the nation’s aging infrastructure and energizing the...
What to do with the Powerball prize
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What to do with the Powerball prize

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
Any winners of this Saturday’s Powerball drawing will face an urgent question: Accept the more than half-a-billion dollar jackpot a little bit at a time or in a lump sum? The answer probably comes down to this —...
Stocks slump as corporate profits fail to excite
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Stocks slump as corporate profits fail to excite

August 17th, 2017 | by Contributor
NEW YORK – U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as investors fail to get excited by quarterly reports from big names like retailer Walmart and technology bellwether Cisco Systems.  Most industries are slipping, with...