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Eight Years Later: The Economy and President Obama's Legacy

Friday’s jobs report represented the first official wrap-up of President Barack Obama’s legacy on the nation’s economy. But from the Affordable Care Act to zombie banks, Obama had no shortage of opportunities to make economic history. Few would argue that he did so, although whether those efforts …

Economics

Robots are now really stealing jobs as Japanese firm replaces staff with AI

Though we’ve always assumed certain crafts will forever remain immune to automation, it seems nowadays nobody is safe from the looming artificial intelligence invasion.<p>While a few years back the prospect of robots snatching jobs from humans might have seemed like a hackneyed plot twist from a cheap …

Sources: Bills involved in Taylor's surgery call

Jan 6, 2017<p>Previously covered the Patriots for ESPNBoston.com<br>• Providence College graduate<p>The Buffalo Bills were aware of quarterback Tyrod Taylor's …

Football (U.S.)

Paul Ryan Says Republicans Will Defund Planned Parenthood, So People Are Donating in His Name

This is one way to answer some GOP bullshit.<p>So the impending nightmare that is the political landscape of 2017 continues to become more and more of a reality. Yesterday Paul Ryan took a break from working his glamour muscles to announce that he and his fellow shitbags are planning to not only …

Planned Parenthood

This 4-Step Routine Will Make Your Fridays Way More Enjoyable

Don’t make the mistake of treating Friday like any other workday.<p>Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing …

Time Management

How America's "war on terror" was (unwittingly) designed to last forever

"We've created in the war on terror a perpetual motion machine." —Mark Danner, author of Spiral<p><i>“We cannot use force everywhere that a radical ideology takes root; and in the absence of a strategy that reduces the wellspring of extremism, a perpetual war</i> <i>—</i> <i>through drones or Special Forces or troop</i> …

Political Science

Does a College Degree Still Matter?

A diploma is still an employer's best assurance a candidate possess the skills needed to help run a company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Go to school, focus on your studies, do all your school tasks, get a degree, get a good job and take care of business.<p>This age-old …

College & University

Children's Books Are the New Frontier in Weed Normalization

The author of 'Hairy Pothead' and 'Green Buds and Hash' explains why children's books are the perfect way to make weed approachable.<p>When marijuana activist Dana Larsen first started writing his pot-themed fan fiction, he just thought it would be fun for other cannabis users to read. But after years …

Cannabis