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Why China ‘Bad Bank’ Huarong’s Fall Is Big Bad News: QuickTake

What happens when a company set up by the Chinese government to help clean up toxic debt in the country’s banking system gets into trouble itself? It seems we’re about to find out. Investors were spooked when China Huarong Asset Management Co.,.....»»

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The union’s defeat at Amazon is shaking up the labor movement and exposing a rift between organizers

The labor movement is working to regroup, with emotions high after a veteran organizer wrote a sharp critique of the union’s tactics in Alabama......»»

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Two blocks from the Federal Reserve, a growing encampment of the homeless grips the economy’s most powerful person

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell says the recovery is far from over. The bleak reality is made clear outside his window on his drive to work......»»

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Why Japan Is Dumping Water From Fukushima Into the Sea

The Japanese utility giant Tepco is planning to dump more than 1 million cubic meters of treated radioactive water -- enough to fill 500 Olympic-size swimming pools -- from the wrecked Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Oce.....»»

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Simple Math Is About to Cause an Inflation Problem

No economic question is being debated more hotly right now than whether the U.S. will see a sharp rise in inflation. But the answer for the next few months is simple: Yes......»»

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Here’s What’s Sparking Tension Again Between Russia and Ukraine

Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula ignited the tensest standoff between Moscow and the West since t.....»»

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Peloton fights federal safety recall after its treadmills left one child dead, others injured

The previously undisclosed dispute between the nation’s product safety regulator and Peloton — a $34 billion company — has so far taken place outside public view......»»

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX wins contract to develop spacecraft to land astronauts on the moon

The contract marks another major victory for the hard-charging company that vaults it to the top tier of the nation’s aerospace companies and solidifies it as one of the space agency’s most trusted partners......»»

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Even if the pandemic abates, FitXR thinks home fitness is the future

FitXR launched a subscription plan to its virtual gym with the idea that at-home fitness is here to stay......»»

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Leap started as a hobby. Now, it’s a multimillion-dollar platform.

The app is used by contractors to manage projects such as roof replacements and kitchen remodels......»»

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A new FEMA program offers up to $9,000 to help with covid-19 funerals. Scammers see an opportunity.

Scammers are trying to take advantage of families looking for help from FEMA's new $9,000 covid-19 funeral assistance program......»»

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Leap started as a hobby. Now, it’s a multimillion-dollar platform.

The app is used by contractors to manage projects such as roof replacements and kitchen remodels......»»

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As the tourism industry returns, 3 million workers wait for a callback

Even as travel returns, some big companies are making do with fewer employees, leaving millions of workers out of a job......»»

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Mall department stores were struggling. The pandemic has pushed them to the edge of extinction.

Half the country’s remaining mall-based department stores are expected to shutter by 2025......»»

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Humans solve problems by adding complexity, even when it’s against our best interests

The study’s findings are especially relevant in the realm of public policy, where the simplest solution is often the hardest to spot......»»

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A new FEMA program offers up to $9,000 to help with covid-19 funerals. Scammers see an opportunity.

Scammers are trying to take advantage of families looking for help from FEMA's new $9,000 covid-19 funeral assistance program......»»

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A scripted comedy series was about to be shut down by covid. So producers made everyone into a cartoon instead.

How one show overhauled itself to survive the pandemic......»»

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The Different Covid-19 Tests and What They Can Reveal

Even with Covid-19 vaccines scaling up, testing remains a crucial tool for bringing the pandemic under control -- and keeping it that way. While the challenge in 2020 was to develop and increase supplies of SARS-CoV-2 tests, this year health of.....»»

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How Bitcoin Is Edging Toward Financial Mainstream: QuickTake

Bitcoin investors are having a wild ride. The best-known cryptocurrency rocketed to a series of records in 2021, just three years after its price collapsed. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug dealers, there’s.....»»

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A Waddy Butler Wood house for sale in D.C.’s Adams Morgan

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The noted architect designed this stylish 1908 house, among others, for well-to-do Washingtonians......»»

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