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Historian Jacob Soll studies the link between financial accounting and political accountability to explain why institutions, government and corporate, rise and fall. Photo of Versailles by Flickr user shogunangel. Editor’s Note: Have you balanced...
Photo by Jeoffrey Maitem/Getty Images Muslims in Maguidanao, Philippines prayed outside a mosque Friday, marking the beginning of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is observed by Muslims around the...
Everybody needs someone to look after them at some point in their lives. For the millions of Americans at or approaching retirement age, chances are they eventually will need some type of assistance — from friends or family, a hired caregiver...
Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Maybe there’s something in the air in Minnesota. During a two-day trip to the Gopher State, the president referred to himself Thursday as a “caged bear,” who is on the “loose” when he’s able to get...
Thousands of Sodexo college cafeteria workers will regain their health benefits. Archive photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Many employees who already have health insurance worry they’ll pay a price for President Barack...
WASHINGTON — The United States wants to restart a cybersecurity working group that China shut down after the U.S. indicted five Chinese military officers on charges of hacking into American companies’ computers to steal trade secrets....