Economy & Markets

Snow star Shaun White sells East Village spread with $3M ask

Snow star Shaun White sells East Village spread with $3M ask

15 minutes ago   |   New York Post

This East Village apartment is filled with Olympian vibes - and it's in contract after being back on the market for less than a month. Shaun White, who won three Olympic gold...
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Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse

Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse

37 minutes ago   |   NPR

A Lancet medical journal report finds that human-caused climate change is worsening human health in just about every measurable way. It calls for more urgent action from world...
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Understanding fiscal policy: The use of government spending and taxation to manage the economy

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The Federal Reserve is not involved in determining fiscal policy decisions - that's done by Congress and the Administration. Hill Street Studio/Getty Fiscal policy describes...
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$30M unit latest in string of deals at ‘Jenga Tower' as record sale looms

1 hour ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Sales at 56 Leonard - the Tribeca condo building noted for its Jenga-like appearance - are anything but wobbly, with one major deal hitting the books and another on the way...
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Column: Facebook, fooling no one, may be going for a new name

2 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Facebook is reportedly considering a name change. Marketing experts say the move makes sense, both as damage control and as an evolution of the brand.
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The one-of-a-kind Wu Tang Clan album made infamous by Martin Shkreli was sold by the government to a crypto collective

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Wu-Tang Clan perform during their 25th Anniversary Tour at Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre on May 31, 2019. Scott Legato/WireImage The US government sold Wu-Tang Clan's...
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One of the biggest student loan companies in the US gets approval to shut down its services

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Supachok Pichetkul / EyeEm/Getty Images The Education Dept. approved student-loan company Navient's request to shut down its services. The 6 million federal borrowers under...
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Elon Musk's SpaceX is stirring up trillion-dollar hype. Here's what Morgan Stanley says clients are talking about

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with Crew Dragon capsule lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center on September 15, 2021. Joe Raedle/Getty Images SpaceX has been stirring up...
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Janet Yellen is optimistic the US will still hit full employment next year, even though Delta crushed the hiring recovery

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends the House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington on September 30, 2021. Al Drago/Pool/Reuters The US is still on track to...
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Meryl Streep lived in this building where a rare unit is asking $14M

Meryl Streep lived in this building where a rare unit is asking $14M

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

A classic home at 271 Central Park West - where stars like Bruce Willis once lived - is on the market for the first time in 30 years. Jane Pauley, Meryl Streep, Robin Williams...
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Pennsylvania appeals court takes up school mask challenge

Pennsylvania appeals court takes up school mask challenge

Commonwealth Court is deciding a pair of lawsuits filed by parents who contend that masks interfere with their children's breathing and cause other problems. Read more ...

Pittsburgh to open police substation in South Side

Pittsburgh to open police substation in South Side

The substation will open in 2022 in the former South Side police station at 18th Street and Mary Street. Read more ...

Back home in Scranton, Biden plugs $2T plan to revive US

Back home in Scranton, Biden plugs $2T plan to revive US

The president scolded doubters who focus on divides among Democratic lawmakers that could jeopardize the cornerstone policies of his administration, and he acknowledged he has... Read more ...

New Urban League of Pittsburgh president & CEO embraces its legacy and...

New Urban League of Pittsburgh president & CEO embraces its legacy and shares vision

"The Urban League impacted me personally because they gave me my first referral when I was in college to be able to connect me with a job at the hospital at UPMC," Carter said. Read more ...

Florida fire battalion chief fired for not reprimanding unvaccinated...

Florida fire battalion chief fired for not reprimanding unvaccinated firefighters

"I made the stand to not issue any reprimands because they violated the law." Read more ...

Patriots believe offense is better than it has performed

Patriots believe offense is better than it has performed

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The numbers are less than flattering. Read more ...

Lille, Sevilla still winless after Champions League 0-0 draw

Lille, Sevilla still winless after Champions League 0-0 draw

LILLE, France - Sevilla had the best chances to win in a tight and often dull game as it drew 0-0 at Lille in the Champions League on Wednesday. Read more ...

Marvin Vettori believes he's superior fighter, but Paulo Costa 'still...

Marvin Vettori believes he's superior fighter, but Paulo Costa 'still dangerous' regardless of weight issues

LAS VEGAS - Marvin Vettori isn't exactly thrilled with Paulo Costa and his apparent weight issues, but “The Italian Dream” isn't going to underestimate that challenge that... Read more ...

Jets' leading tackler C.J. Mosley 'day-to-day' with hamstring issue

"It's something that if you get back too early or if you try to push too fast you can make things worse," the linebacker said. Read more ...

Paris Hilton Alleges Abuse at Teen Treatment Centers: 'I Was Strangled, Slapped'

Their heiress said she was "watched in the shower by male staff, called vulgar names, forced to take medication without a diagnosis." Read more ...