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More Yellow Vest Protests Despite Notre Dame Fire

More Yellow Vest Protests Despite Notre Dame Fire

By Samuel Petrequin | Apr 20
For many yellow vest protesters, the stinging sadness that came with the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral has quickly given way to boiling anger: They feel unheard by politicians and billionaires.

Worth the Risk? It's Not Easy to Put A Value on A Cathedral

Worth the Risk? It's Not Easy to Put A Value on A Cathedral

By Danica Kirka | Apr 19
Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, historians and artisans work to preserve the medieval landmark. But little of the money will come from insurance companies.

Trump Administration Seeks to Boost Opportunity Zones

Trump Administration Seeks to Boost Opportunity Zones

By Martin Crutsinger and Darlene Superville | Apr 18
The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed new regulations aimed at making it easier for investors to take advantage of tax breaks for investing in "Opportunity Zones" in low-income areas.

How To Travel Without Breaking The Bank

How To Travel Without Breaking The Bank

Apr 16
Everyone dreams of traveling to distant locations on a budget, but this can be a rather challenging job. Here, we are going to give you a number of tips on how you can travel without breaking the bank.

Cory Booker Talks New Tax Credit Plan During Iowa Visit

Cory Booker Talks New Tax Credit Plan During Iowa Visit

By Elana Schor and Alexandra Jaffe | Apr 16
Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker on Monday proposed a significant expansion of the earned income tax credit that he said would lower the annual tax bill for almost half of American taxpayers.

What It's Really Like to Win Money to Pay Down Student Loans

What It's Really Like to Win Money to Pay Down Student Loans

By Teddy Nykiel, NerdWallet | Apr 16
As the U.S. student loan balance surpasses $1.5 trillion, a trio of contests promise a lucky few a shot at putting a dent in their debt. Here, three winners share behind-the-scenes details about what it's like — and what it takes — to win.

Democrats Raise $75M so Far, Signaling A Drawn-Out Fight

Democrats Raise $75M so Far, Signaling A Drawn-Out Fight

By Brian Slodysko | Apr 16
Democratic presidential candidates raised about $75 million during the first quarter of the 2020 election, a lackluster sum spread out across more than a dozen campaigns that signals a drawn-out battle likely lies ahead.

As Cashless Stores Grow, So Does Backlash

As Cashless Stores Grow, So Does Backlash

By Alexandra Olson, Ken Sweet | Apr 16
Cash-free stores are generating a backlash among some activists and liberal-leaning policymakers who say the practice discriminates against people who either lack bank accounts or rely on cash for many transactions.

After Years of Crisis, Venezuelans Wonder What is 'Normal'

After Years of Crisis, Venezuelans Wonder What is 'Normal'

By Christopher Torchia | Apr 16
Normalcy elsewhere in the world doesn't fit Venezuela, where extremes are the norm.

Unions Pushing for Pocketbook Proposals from 2020 Democrats

Unions Pushing for Pocketbook Proposals from 2020 Democrats

By Michelle L. Price and Nicholas Riccardi | Apr 15
Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.

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