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Older people should be encouraged to learn to code and found their own start-ups, even if that’s in a nursing home. Photo by Flickr user JodyDigger. Editor’s Note: Vivek Wadhwa is a longtime friend of Making Sen$e and appears here today...
Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Chairman James Jeffords, during a news conference announcing the committee’s agreement on an education package in 2001. Photo by Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty ImagesMONTPELIER, Vt...
Ecuador’s foreign minister Ricardo Patino (left) shakes hands with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where Assange confirmed he “will be leaving the embassy soon”....
A man with a skateboard protesting Michael Brown’s murder walks away from tear gas released by police Sunday in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Obama returns to Washington to deal with Iraq,...
President Barack Obama and oldest daughter Malia return to the White House on August 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, President Barack Obama returned to work...
Photo illustration by Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a...