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Musk’s $50 billion option gives him the most outrageous pay package in America

  • Roger Lowenstein
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The lesson for every aspiring authoritarian is that you might be able to throw journalists and professors and opposition leaders in jail, but the bond market is a little bit harder to restrain.

  • Analysis

Forty percent of American adults don't have enough savings to cover a $400 emergency expense.

Frank has played a key role in tamping down criticisms of the legislation.

  • Analysis

New data provides a detailed, county-level look at the rising toll of suicide.

The union represents 50,000 hotel and restaurant workers

  • Analysis

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

The IRS issues a “shot across the bow” to states trying to get around the federal tax law.

  • Analysis

Black defendants fare particularly poorly in federal courtrooms located in the South.

  • Perspective

Italy really might blow up Europe's 20-year experiment with sharing a currency.

McDonald's employees filed formal sexual harassment complaints against fast-food giant.

  • Analysis

A student walked into Santa Fe High School outside Galveston, Texas on Friday and began shooting his classmates, murdering eight students and two teachers.  The horrific shooting comes at a time of increased focus on gun policy issues nationwide, brought to the forefront by survivors of another school shooting in Parkland, Fla., just three months ago. Following that […]

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Most opioids traded on the black market depend on a plant for their raw material. Fentanyl can be created from chemicals in a laboratory.

Cooks and cashiers take the fight to raise the minimum wage to fast-food giant McDonald's corporate headquarters in Chicago.

  • Analysis

The euro crisis never ends. It just takes a break for a while, and then comes back in a new country.

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The link between citizenship and English language speaking is weaker than ever, largely by choice.

'I’ve never seen anything like this,' says one trucking company CEO. Truck drivers are getting 15 percent pay raises.

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As entry-level airlines begin to panic about a looming pilot shortage, they are raising wages, offering bonuses and luring away flight-school instructors at an unprecedented rate. The problem? With no instructors, flight schools can't train enough pilots to head off the shortage that has airlines so worried.

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Even some Trump allies are mad at the latest twists in the U.S.-China skirmish.

HUD announced that it is withdrawing a computer assessment tool that provides communities with demographic data and maps to help them gauge neighborhood segregation.

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