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VOA: The Costs of War

The war in Afghanistan has had high costs for the United States in terms of lives lost, troops deployed and dollars spent.

NPR: School Is In Session: How Have Students Fared?

Students are going back to school and this time, many of them to a physical classroom for the first time in over...

NPR: New To Investing? Here Are Some Common Mistakes To Avoid And Tips To Follow

Millions of Americans have started investing during the pandemic. And while the market has started to get a bit wobbly lately, stocks...

NPR: Families Splurge On Clothes And Electronics In Likely Record Back-To-School Spree

Susan Curp was on a quick run to the store when her 13-year-old daughter spotted something she couldn't pass up: back-to-school sales....

BBC: What’s the purpose of the office – and do we still need it?

The employees of LendingTree, an online loan marketplace headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, US, are still working from desks and couches, on...

NPR: Capitalism: God Wants You To Be Rich

In the New Testament, Jesus says it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for...

NPR: Capitalism: What Makes Us Free?

What's the role of government in society? What do we mean when we talk about individual responsibility? What makes us free? 'Neoliberalism'...

BBC: Miami building collapse: What could have caused it?

As the search for survivors continues, questions are being raised about what caused a 12 storey apartment complex to collapse in Surfside,...

CNN: Why Republicans booed Romney

Republican Senator Mitt Romney still doesn't get how low his party has sunk. That was painfully obvious when the Utah Senator was...

CNN: Cheney calls out Trump’s latest attempt to promote ‘BIG LIE’ amid criticism from within her own party

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, publicly rejected former President Donald Trump’s most recent false charge that he would’ve won...

BBC: Why Japan can’t shake sexism

Gender equality keeps making headlines in Japan for all the wrong reasons. Why is that and what will it take for things...

AP: Hugs, at last: Nursing homes easing rules on visitors

An 88-year-old woman in Ohio broke down in tears as her son hugged her for the first time in a year. Nursing...

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