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Brexhaustion: Long, Grinding Brexit is Stressing People Out

Brexhaustion: Long, Grinding Brexit is Stressing People Out

By Danica Kirka | Apr 14
Job uncertainty. Visa worries. Confrontational conversations between family members or friends with opposing views on Brexit. The fatigue and stress caused by three years of conflict has spawned new terms: Brexhaustion or Strexit.

How U.S. Tax Laws Discriminate Against Women, Gays and People of Color

How U.S. Tax Laws Discriminate Against Women, Gays and People of Color

By Anthony C. Infanti | Apr 14
Instead of reflecting a society constantly striving to better itself, U.S. tax laws are mired in the past. They reinforce the social and economic marginalization of women, racial and ethnic minorities, the poor, members of the LGBTQ community, and others.

Millennial Money: Capture Savings on Professional Photos

Millennial Money: Capture Savings on Professional Photos

By Courtney Jespersen | Apr 14
There's almost always a reason for photographs. But hiring a photographer to capture life's important milestones can be pretty pricey. Here's how to cut down on the cost of a professional without sacrificing quality.

Liz Weston: Your 401(k) Just Got More Valuable

Liz Weston: Your 401(k) Just Got More Valuable

By Liz Weston | Apr 12
If your tax refund this year was disappointing, you may be able to do something about it: Contribute more to a retirement fund.

China's Spreading Influence in Eastern Europe Worries West

China's Spreading Influence in Eastern Europe Worries West

By Dusan Stojanovic | Apr 11
Coal-powered plants, mobile networks, major bridges, roads and railways: Chinese investments have been booming throughout Central and Eastern Europe's cash-strapped developing countries, even as European Union officials scramble.

Inspections Show Deterioration of U.S.-Funded Housing for Poor

Inspections Show Deterioration of U.S.-Funded Housing for Poor

By Jeff Donn and Holbrook Mohr | Apr 10
Health and safety inspection scores at taxpayer-funded apartments assigned to low-income tenants have been declining for years, typically with no serious consequences for landlords.

Game of Thrones: Why Sansa Could Win It All

Game of Thrones: Why Sansa Could Win It All

By Christopher Rugaber, Josh Boak, and Paul Wiseman | Apr 10
Where most "Game of Thrones" fans were horrified by the beheading of the beloved Ned Stark and blamed it on a ruthless king, Columbia University business professor Bruce Craven saw a lesson in failed leadership.

Democrats Prepare Border Bills, Say Trump Enflamed Problem

Democrats Prepare Border Bills, Say Trump Enflamed Problem

By Alan Fram | Apr 10
Under pressure to show they have solutions, Democrats are honing proposals to address the surge of families entering the U.S. at the southern border, a problem they say President Donald Trump's restrictive immigration policies are enflaming.

In Brexit Delay, UK Economy Remains Prisoner of Uncertainty

In Brexit Delay, UK Economy Remains Prisoner of Uncertainty

By Pan Pylas | Apr 9
Brexit may be postponed once again this week, perhaps by as much as a year. The British economy, though, will remain a prisoner of a confidence-sapping uncertainty.

U.S. Moves to Put New Tariffs on Billions' Worth of EU Imports

U.S. Moves to Put New Tariffs on Billions' Worth of EU Imports

Apr 9
The United States is considering putting tariffs on $11 billion in EU goods per year to offset what it says are unfair European subsidies for planemaker Airbus.

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