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Baker, Walsh announce tuition-free college pilot program

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh have unveiled a tuition-free college program for low-income students in Boston.<p>The Republican …

College & University

British Airways owner loses £170m in value after IT meltdown

IAG shares fall 4% as airline’s reputation is dented after IT failure stranded 75,000 passengers on busy holiday weekend<p>The market value of the British Airways owner, IAG, has fallen by £170m after computer system outages grounded hundreds of flights over the weekend.<p>IAG shares fell more than 4% to …

Indonesia stocks lower at close of trade; IDX Composite Index down 0.33%

© Reuters. Indonesia stocks lower at close of trade; IDX Composite Index down 0.33%<p>Investing.com – Indonesia stocks were lower after the close on …

Stock Markets

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Global shares weaker as investors await economic data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were generally weaker Tuesday as investors stayed on the sidelines before the release of a raft of …

Stock Markets

Science Says These 10 Foods Will Improve Your Memory

As the old saying goes, “You are what you eat.” Turns out, it’s <i>very</i> true, especially when it comes to your brain health. In fact, the MIND diet, …

Money Milestones: This is how your finances should look in your late 20s

As soon as Tsering Yangchen, a 25-year-old publicist in Minneapolis, started her first job out of college she signed up for her company’s 401(k) …

About to Buy Dividend Stocks? Read This First

Dividend stocks can make for great investments, whether it's income, growth, or both you're after. But just like any investing strategy, you can get …

The 1 Book Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Say You Should Read to Succeed

Wondering what one thing could be the key to helping you succeed in business? Well, you might be in luck.<p>Both Bill Gates and Warren Buffett--two of the most successful businessmen of our time--have said that <i>Business Adventures</i> by finance journalist John Brooks is the read that brought them …

Associated Press News

Showdown looms as Trump demands funding for wall on U.S.-Mexico border

By Kelsey Snell<p>, Reporter<p>Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump and White House officials pressed congressional Republicans on Sunday to use the looming threat of a government shutdown to win funding for a wall along the border between the United States and Mexico, a top priority for the …

Republicans

6 Vacations You Can Actually Afford (Thanks to Your Tax Refund)

You've rifled through old receipts, deliberated over deductibles, and finally filed your tax. Now for the fun part: the refund. Eight in 10 taxpayers …

5 Steps to Multiply Your Savings in Months, Not Years

It’s no secret that we’re a little obsessed with small-space hacks, but there comes a time when every renter grows weary of the struggle. There are …

Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday downplayed the significance of pushing Republican health care legislation through the House next …

8 Questions to Ask a Potential Financial Advisor | Investopedia

There are many types of financial advisors. Or is it financial planner? Certified financial planner? Investment advisor? Wealth manager? This is …

Want to Be a Millionaire? Increase Your 401(k) Contributions

You might be surprised at how much of a difference a small increase can make.<p>Most 401(k) plans offered by employers have some sort of matching …

Retirement

Listen to Free Music You'll Love

Pandora is free, personalized radio that plays music you'll love. Discover new music and enjoy old favorites. Start with your favorite artist, song …

Why Did the U.S. Bomb Afghanistan? The Race to Explain

With tensions ramping up in Syria, the U.S. drops a massive bomb on… Afghanistan. Journalists scrambled to explain why<p>Tensions are rising between the …

Here's how a 21,000-pound bomb like the one just dropped on ISIS in Afghanistan would affect your city

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast, whose acronym has inspired the nickname "Mother of All Bombs" or "MOAB," weighs over 21,000 pounds.<p>It was developed during the Iraq War. It had not been used in combat until now.<p>It was dropped on an ISIS-Khorasan, or ISIS-K, camp in the Achin district of …

Cheap flights: The best airline sales happening right now including easyJet, Thomson and British Airways

If you're after a holiday bargain, now is prime time to get booking. Over the summer months airlines tend to launch huge summer discounts for both …

Trump, Xi converge on currency, Syria as US-China ties warm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China have struck what appears to be an unusual bargain as President Donald Trump says he won't label Beijing …

North Korea

North Korea 'Primed and Ready' for Sixth Nuclear Test: Analysts

North Korea appears "primed and ready" to carry out another nuclear test, satellite images suggest, defying President Donald Trump's warning that American could use military force to stop the pariah nation's atomic ambitions.<p>The satellite images — taken and published Wednesday — show increased …

Russia ordered to pay compensation to survivors over 'serious failings' in handling of 2004 Beslan school siege

Russia has been ordered to pay £2.5 million in compensation for "serious failings" in its handling of the 2004 Beslan school hostage crisis, which ended with the deaths of more than 300 hostages, more than half of them children.<p>The European Court of Human Rights said in a ruling on Thursday that …

Putin meets with Tillerson in Russia as Syria rift deepens

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that relations with Moscow are at a low point after meetings in Russia that seemed to do little to bridge a deepening diplomatic divide over a chemical attack in Syria.<p>Relations are "at a low point, there is a low level of trust between our …

Middle East

Russia Suspends Cooperation With U.S. in Syria After Missile Strikes

MOSCOW — Russia on Friday froze a critical agreement on military cooperation with the United States in Syria after an American military strike, warning that the operation would further corrode already dismal relations between Moscow and Washington.<p>Syria, Russia’s ally, condemned the American …

Middle East

Trump launches military strike against Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States launched a military strike Thursday on a Syrian government airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier in the week.<p>On President Donald Trump's orders, US warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the airbase that was home …

Middle East

Why Reducing Investment Losses Is So Important | Investopedia

Investing in stocks can be brutal. According to research, the S&P 500 lost at least 10% from a previous high every two-and-a-half years on average, …