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Israeli forces evict settlers of West Bank outpost

Violence erupted Wednesday as Israeli forces began evacuating settlers from the West Bank outpost of Amona to comply with a court order that ruled the homes were erected illegally on private Palestinian land.<p>Unarmed police in blue sweatshirts and black baseball caps ascended the hill around midday, …

Israel

Columnist Colleen O'Connor Struck and Killed in Car Accident

<b>Colleen O'Connor</b>, a journalist who recently covered the local food and restaurant scene at <i>the Denver Post</i>, was struck and killed by a car, the newspaper reported. The accident took place on Wednesday, August 31 around 7:30 p.m., at the intersection of Speer Boulevard (eastbound) and Downing …

Downing Street

An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

Best Money Tips: 28 of the Biggest Money Wasters

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found the biggest money wasters according to real people, tips for eating out less, and …

Personal Finance

Spotlight: Wine Maker/Entrepreneur Chad Richard

<b>My name is</b> Chad Richard and <b>I am passionate</b> about wine, music, photography, technology and startups. My winery, Furthermore, is an exclusively pinot noir focused label and Flipboard is how I keep up with what’s happening in the world of wine.<p>I start my day with Flipboard on my iPad catching up on …

Faces of the Shutdown: Fear, Frustration and Anger

During the first week of the government shutdown of 2013, ABC News reporters fanned out across Washington, D.C. -- the city most acutely affected by …

Happiness Is Equality by Robert Skidelsky

LONDON – The king of Bhutan wants to make us all happier. Governments, he says, should aim to maximize their people’s Gross National Happiness rather …

Why My Boss Is All Wrong When He Says Companies Should Pay Workers More

It's nice to be the employee of someone who thinks this. But he's wrong.<p>Henry's posts make two separate but intertwined arguments.<p>(1) Businesses have become too focused on pursuing "short-term" profits; the suggestion here is that businesses are underpaying workers in a way that is actually …

Economics

The problem in the US is economic mobility, not the minimum wage

The fast-food workers strike in the US raises an economic question. Should people be paid their market value or an income that ensures a dignified lifestyle? But defining the latter isn’t so easy. The Economic Policy Institute recently calculated how much a household needs to earn to get by. A …

Income Inequality