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President Barack Obama announced a plan that would raise the overtime availability to salaried employees earning less than $50,440 a year, up from the current $23,660 a year. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters WASHINGTON — Salaried workers who earn...
Thanks to the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage, gay couples can now collect spousal benefits. Larry Kotlikoff informs gay couples of what to expect. Photo by Getty Images Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has...
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill took an afternoon nap every day. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel works out seven days a week. Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg leaves the office every day at 5:30 to have dinner with her family. Who are these wonder...
Illustration by KTSDESIGN/Getty In spy movies, cunning characters like James Bond or Ethan Hunt are always nabbing fingerprints from wine glasses and creating gelatin replicas to break into hi-tech vaults. Now, scientists have created technology...
James Brooks, director of marketing at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Camy Sorge, Degrees Matter! associate director, and Pastor Odell Cleveland work together to encourage members of the congregation to return to school. Photo by Kayleigh Skinner/The...
Dan Chelotti’s poem “Grieving in the Modern World,” was published in his first book of poetry, “x,” published by McSweeney’s. Read the text of the poem below. We caught up with poet Dan Chelotti at the Association...