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NPR: Is There Hope For The American Dream? What Americans Think About Income Inequality

Income inequality in the U.S. is at an all-time high, according to the Census Bureau. But do Americans care? A new poll from...

NPR: U.S. Alcohol-Related Deaths Have Doubled, Study Says

More Americans are ordering more rounds, and that's leading to more funerals, according to a new study on alcohol-related deaths.

CNN: The world’s tallest hotel to open in Dubai … again

In 2018, the 356-meter (1,168 feet) Gevora Hotel in Dubai became the tallest hotel in the world, complete with certification as a...

NPR: U.S. Job Growth Cools In December As Employers Add 145,000 Jobs

Hiring slowed somewhat in December, as U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs. According to the Labor Department, that's down slightly from the three previous...

BBC: US wine sellers compare tariffs to Prohibition

Now President Donald Trump's decision to raise taxes on European wine imports to 100% presents a similar threat, the industry says.

New compounds block master regulator of cancer growth, metastasis

Scientists have developed new drug compounds that thwart the pro-cancer activity of FOXM1, a transcription factor that regulates the activity of dozens...

VOA: Vietnamese Investors More Cautious with Tech Startups

Vietnamese startups are heading into the new year looking to avoid the mistakes of such companies as Uber and WeWork, which disappointed...

VOA: US: Seoul Must Continue to Enforce Sanctions on Pyongyang

The U.S. has responded to a call by South Korean President Moon Jae-in for renewed inter-Korean cooperation by stressing that Seoul must...

VOA: How China, and the Law, Jumped in as Taiwan’s Presidential Campaign Shifted to Social Media

About 97% of internet users in Taiwan use Facebook. The island also has Asia’s second highest smartphone penetration after South Korea. Given...

Bauhaus Chicago: Design in the City

Nov 23, 2019–Apr 26, 2020 How the Windy City put its own stamp on the Bauhaus aesthetic.

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