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Sarah Sanders Says Trump ‘Did Nothing Wrong’ Amid Michael Cohen Guilty Plea

During Wednesday’s press briefing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders insisted that President Trump “did nothing wrong” in the wake of his …

Economic slowdown expected for the next four years in B.C. | The Star

As a result, home sales have “plunged” this year with B.C. experiencing the steepest decline among provinces, stated the report.<p>But Yu doesn’t see a …

Traditional money myths may be detrimental to your financial health

Based on the experience of our elders, we blindly adhere to certain beliefs, even if they are not ideal for us. Let us see how few traditional money …

BrewDog’s Over-the-Top Beer Hotel Officially Opens in Ohio on Monday

Here's a look inside.<p>If you follow craft beer news, you’ve likely heard the hype: Since planning was approved last March, the Scottish brewer BrewDog …

There’s only one cure for the cancer of Trump’s presidency | Jill Abramson

The walls have suddenly caved in on Donald Trump’s presidency. First came Michael Cohen’s stunning plea agreement, in which Trump’s longtime fixer and trusted legal gun admitted in a federal courtroom in Manhattan that he had committed crimes at the direction of the president. Then, in Alexandria, …

Donald Trump

Attorney: Cohen has incriminating information about Trump

The attorney for Michael Cohen said Tuesday night that his client has information that would bolster special counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation.<p>“I do know,” attorney Lanny Davis told CNN’s Don Lemon, “Michael Cohen has information that would be of interest to Mr. Mueller in his probe of a …

Donald Trump

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Income Inequality

Millennials are struggling. Is it the fault of the baby boomers?

The postwar generation, now retiring in luxury, stands accused of a wilful failure to safeguard young people’s interests<p>T he late 1940s were about bombsites, rationing, loss and mourning, but amid the gloom a new generation was emerging. In the grim, grey aftermath of war, children were born on an …

Baby Boomers

‘Hollywood Is Changing,’ Says Its Veteran Activist, Tim Robbins

So Tim Robbins and Donald Trump walk into a bar.<p>Not together.<p>They just happened to be in the same Greenwich Village club one night in the mid-1990s. But given the fact that fame is an irresistible magnet for Mr. Trump, the two men naturally ended up in a picture.<p>“I was throwing a private party for …

Bankrupted by giving birth: having premature twins cost me everything | Jen Sinconis

After Jen Sinconis had twins 16 weeks early, requiring millions of dollars to save their lives, bills drove her family into debt<p>My journey into motherhood began 11 years ago. My husband and I had been married for two years, and we got the surprising news 12 weeks into the pregnancy that we were …

Why does it cost $32,093 just to give birth in America?

The US is the most expensive nation in the world in which to have a baby – and it may factor into thousands of bankruptcies each year<p>Stella Apo Osae-Twum and her husband did everything by the book. They went to a hospital covered by insurance, saw an obstetrician in their plan, but when her three …

Encryption

The Case Against College

Last April, Vermont independent Senator Bernie Sanders introduced the College for All Act, which would eliminate tuition and fees at public four-year …

Guess How Many Adults Are Underinsured

It's a truly frightening statistic.<p>Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans who were previously without insurance managed to obtain …

Health Care

Bryan Cranston, saying we should find compassion for Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey makes you part of the problem

There are now more than 100 allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Harvey Weinstein, who is currently cowering in a rehab clinic, …

How tax reform could affect families paying for college

As lawmakers consider two different bills that would overhaul the tax code, several changes on the table could affect Americans who are paying for college.<p>The House version of the bill would eliminate some tax benefits for those with college costs, but the Senate version would mostly leave them …

How Republicans Aim to Combine the Destruction of Obamacare with a Tax Cut for the Rich

Senate Republican leaders have announced a plan to marry their tax-cut legislation with a sloppy effort to destroy Obamacare. Specifically, they will eliminate the mandate requiring Americans to have health insurance, so that they can free up three hundred billion dollars to add some middle-class …

Fear over healthcare locks Americans in jobs – and throttles creativity | Jonathan R Goodman

What could and should make America great is the freedom to follow one’s dreams – not stay trapped in a cubicle, paralysed by fear<p>Millions of Americans are stuck in what some economists call “job-lock” or the inability to leave employment because of the risk of losing health insurance. A 2001 paper …

Affordable Care Act