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Omarosa Maginault Newman's recordings in the White House raise questions for workers and their bosses. As one lawyer notes: “With the iPhone, everybody has a tape recorder in their pocket at all time.”
It turns out you can exploit some loopholes — including one the tax bill created to help the likes of President Trump.
Color of Money
No, you don’t have to be crazy rich to send your children to college debt-free.
A visitor sits beside a display of exchange rates at a foreign currency exchange store in Istanbul on Thursday. (Bloomberg)
A visitor sits beside a display of exchange rates at a foreign currency exchange store in Istanbul on Thursday. (Bloomberg)
Amid fears of slowing economic activity, experts advise investors to sit tight for now.

"All are welcome at Zia Gianna, even this gentleman. We'd love to show him some kindness from the LGBTQ community because love always wins,” the restaurant owner said.

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A federal judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit against Housing Secretary Ben Carson and his agency, dealing a blow to advocates challenging how the Department of Housing and Urban Development enforces fair housing laws.

Though Ames, Iowa, has a 1.5 percent jobless rate, widespread prosperity remains elusive.

Business owners on the Eastern Shore say they’ve raised wages and recruited, to no avail.

Wilbur Ross’s failure to divest created potential for violation and undermined public confidence, Office of Government Ethics says.

This could be a major shift for corporate America.

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An analysis of more than a million companies shows that businesses named after their owners tend to grow more slowly, particularly because they're less likely to attract outside investment.

Although the 30-year fixed-rate average fell to 4.53 percent, it still is more than a half-percentage point higher than it was a year ago.

Trump tweeted that his tariffs are leading to new trade deals, but he has failed to finalize any trade details yet. He got close with South Korea in March, but even that agreement is stalled.

Every eight minutes, someone in America died of a drug overdose last year.

President Trump’s economics team is apologizing after press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrongly stated that Trump has created three times as many jobs for black workers as president Barack Obama did.

The Pentagon is already working on technology designed to fight a war in space: rockets that could launch daily; missiles that would fly at five miles per second; satellites the size of shoe boxes; and robots that could fix them in orbit.

Mayor Joseph Curtatone made a sobering declaration: “I will never drink Sam Adam's beer again!”

The jump-scare ad was apparently so startling to many who've seen it that their complaints reached YouTube, which decided to take it down.

Women can use Natural Cycles from their smartphones. But even among those who used it perfectly, 1.8 percent got pregnant.

A quartet of astronauts that have been assigned to Space X visit the floor of the rocket company.

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