CEO group says maximizing shareholder profits can no longer be primary goal

The Business Roundtable — whose members are CEOs of America’s largest companies — says corporations must balance profits with the needs of employees, customers and other stakeholders.
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(Daniel Hertzberg for The Post)

The quantum revolution is coming, and Chinese scientists are at the forefront

China’s formidable investment in quantum technology, which could transform information processing and confer big economic and national-security advantages to nations that dominate it, is helping it catch up with Western research and, in a few areas, pull ahead.

As mass shootings rise, experts say high-capacity magazines should be the focus

Limiting the number of bullets in gun magazines won’t stop mass attacks, but it could bring down their death tolls, experts say. The odds that Congress or state legislatures will act still appear relatively remote.

Trump administration extends deadline for U.S. companies to suspend working with Huawei

The move will delay the implementation of a penalty on the Chinese tech giant for another 90 days.
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The New York Democrat also will talk about her strategy to break through the crowded presidential field during a one-on-one interview.
The Mail on Sunday video shows Prince Andrew waving goodbye to a young woman outside sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home in 2010.
Campaign 2020
Other Democratic presidential candidates, including Sen. Bernie Sanders and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, also tried to expand their appeal among nonwhite voters as they campaigned in South Carolina and Georgia.
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The unprecedented targeting of civilians shows that things in Afghanistan could get worse, rather than better.
The two-time NBA MVP is planning a seven-figure donation to cover the cost of Howard’s golf program for six years at a time when similar programs at historically black colleges and universities are struggling to survive.
The doctors are seeing more 20-something patients because of convenience, health needs and parental insurance coverage to age 26.
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‘All The Best People’

How Stephen Miller authors Trump’s immigration policy

With unswerving loyalty, Miller has singular control of an issue central to the administration.
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(Michael S. Williamson/The Post)
In Case You Missed It

The ‘follow-up appointment’

For many people in medical debt, a trip to the emergency room leads to the courtroom.
(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Post)
(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Post)
Voraciously

Fried rice was made for those containers of leftover takeout in your fridge

When you make the dish in stages, all the ingredients are perfectly cooked.
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