Analysis
Two new reports reveal how unstable life remains for a large number of people. Here’s a rundown of the key findings.
As the E.U.’s new privacy law takes affect, Facebook and other big companies scramble to comply. And a privacy advocate files new lawsuits against the social network as well as Google, Instagram and WhatsApp.
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The group New York Lawyers for the Public Interest says that Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services fail to supply wheelchair-accessible vehicles most of the time. And when there's one available, the wait times are long.
Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg speaks as demonstrators lie on the floor at a Publix Supermarket in Coral Springs, Fla., on Friday. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)
Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg speaks as demonstrators lie on the floor at a Publix Supermarket in Coral Springs, Fla., on Friday. (Wilfredo Lee/AP)
The announcement came moments before “die-in” protests organized by 18-year-old gun-control activist David Hogg began at several Publix supermarkets.
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Tesla, whose annual meeting is June 5, awarded Musk an option package potentially worth more than $50 billion. Quite a haul for a guy who proclaimed in late 2016 that, in light of his $20 billion or so net worth, money is no longer his chief ambition.
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Their start-up, Babyscripts, makes a software app that reduces doctor visits, saving time for both moms and physicians.
The former CEO, who was jailed related to the deaths of 29 miners, announced that he is running as a third-party candidate.
Oprah Winfrey speaks to graduates at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism on May 11. (AP)
Oprah Winfrey speaks to graduates at USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism on May 11. (AP)
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For grandparents, there can be a catch to your generosity.

"I'm never plugging that device in again,” one family member said.

Facebook and Twitter forged ahead Thursday with new efforts to disclose more information about the political advertisements that appear on their sites, part of a broad campaign to help users better understand why they see the content they do and who’s behind it.

Supporters say the bill will boost growth, while critics say it raises the risk of another disaster.

Silicon Valley companies for months have been rewriting their privacy policies to make them clearer in time for a Friday deadline.

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But this doesn’t mean adult children are financial failures if they live with their parents.

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At the end of the day, we should view assessments of economic slack with a large grain of salt, and assume that there’s room to run until true, obvious price pressures develop.

Hopes to restart testing in Pittsburgh this summer, but prospects for that are in dispute.

Trump engaged in "viewpoint discrimination" prohibited by the First Amendment, the judge said.

Michael Rotondo is an extreme example of a trend demographers have been watching for years.

Sens. Patrick Toomey and Jeff Merkley want the FCC to disclose how many fraudulent comments it received in the run-up to the vote to dismantle net neutrality.

Sens. Heitkamp, Donnelly and Tester were favorites with the industry.

Listen. Don't act like an MBA. And don't move to D.C.

Uber has teamed with the Governors Highway Safety Association to remind drivers and riders to buckle up, whether in the front or back of a vehicle

The bill, now near certain to pass, scales back the rules but does not repeal them entirely.

The House is schedule to vote on a sweeping relaxation of banking industry regulations.

Still none of the biggest U.S. Wall Street banks has ever been led by a woman

Aaron Schlossberg instantly became a subject of infamy on social media and in the news last week after a video of him making xenophobic remarks about restaurant workers went viral. On Tuesday, he issued an apology.

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