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This seems a fair-minded analysis of how the new plan will work. Behind the scenes, Congress is actually working on a replacement. We need to follow the bill.
New York Times
– Feb 16, 2017, 3:15 PM
That means that the biggest financial benefits would go to older Americans, like, say, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. If he didn't have a job in the Trump cabinet and access to government coverage, a 64-year-old multimillionaire like him would…
francine hardawayDoesn't sound too bad to me, but I haven't looked closely yet.
New York Times
– Feb 16, 2017, 1:02 PM
Mr. Zuckerberg, 32, chose to make the statement as an update to his original founder's letter, which was published in 2012 when Facebook went public. In that letter, he wrote that the social network “was built to accomplish a social mission…
francine hardawayI feel so sorry for Mark. He's caught in a tide much bigger than he is.
New York Times
– Feb 16, 2017, 4:11 PM
“Fake news is not a cute or silly subject,” said Susan Credle, global chief creative officer of the ad agency FCB. “When you start to tear down media and question what's real and what's not real, our democracy is…
– Feb 16, 2017, 6:12 AM
N irav Tolia was sitting down to lunch at a Los Angeles sushi bar when the article dropped. A trim Indian American with a photogenic face and perennially crisp shirts, Tolia, 45, is the cofounder and CEO of the social media site Nextdoor. He'd just…
francine hardawayThis does happen on my NextDoor as well. 'Suspicious' people are often non-white.
When I was a kid my grandma had a couch on her front porch that was, as a result of some sort of thrifty post-wartime craft project, stuffed with crumpled-up newspapers. Every couch I have sat on since then has felt unreasonably, needlessly…
Snap, Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, plans to go public with an IPO. Will it's target audience--students, look to Snap as a first investment? Jefferson Graham talks to students at the University of Southern California to find out.
francine hardawayI don't think it will, but I am not an underwriter:-)
Wall Street Journal
– Feb 16, 2017, 9:09 AM
A butcher with an Instagram account has achieved the impossible. He's sexed up sodium chloride. A video of Nusret Gokce slicing and sensually salting a steak, his eyes shrouded behind John Lennon sunglasses, has birthed one of 2017's first viral…
– Feb 15, 2017, 9:08 AM
How do U.S. students compare with their peers around the world? Recently released data from international math and science assessments indicate that U.S. students continue to rank around the middle of the pack, and behind many other advanced…
On Tuesday, a panel of experts selected by the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine released ethical recommendations for tinkering with human genetics. The guidelines — prompted by the emergence of cheaper, more…