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Report on Chinese government response to coronavirus shows missteps

Associated PressPublished 3:41 PM EDT Apr 15, 2020In the six days after top Chinese officials secretly determined they likely were facing a pandemic from a new coronavirus, the city of Wuhan at the epicenter...

How to Cope if You Haven’t Experienced Market Chaos Before

I believe the technical term for what we have been experiencing in the financial markets is: Aargh! (“Bloodsuckingly bad” also works.)I’m not sure how much it helps, but I’ve been through something like this...

Here’s why taking money from retirement accounts to pay bills is dumb

Dear Liz: I do not qualify for a coronavirus hardship withdrawal, but I have debt on several credit cards with interest rates above 23%. In 2019, I paid nearly $2,500 in interest charges. I...

Photojournalists Struggle Through the Pandemic, With Masks and Long Lenses

March was shaping up to be a good month for Brian Bowen Smith, a photographer in Los Angeles who has worked for Vogue and GQ. He had five big jobs lined up, including shoots...

Coronavirus highlights why we need World Health Organization: ER doctor

opinionDr. Craig Spencer Opinion contributorPublished 2:09 PM EDT Apr 15, 2020President Donald Trump has halted U.S. funding for the World Health Organization and is reviewing how it has handled the coronavirus. As an emergency room doctor in...

Small-business loan fund for coronavirus relief is set to run dry today

A $349-billion federal relief program for U.S. small businesses is expected to run out of money this afternoon, with many still waiting to get a lifeline, according to officials familiar with the situation.The government-guaranteed...

When Court Moves Online, Do Dress Codes Still Matter?

Justice is supposed to be blind. But in courtrooms, decorum matters.Judges typically dress in somber black robes. Lawyers, plaintiffs and defendants are encouraged to dress modestly to signify credibility.Does that change when court hearings...

Will ‘Big Data’ Restore Active Managers’ Mojo?

Thinking is expensive, and you often don’t get what you pay for.That, more or less, is why actively managed funds have such trouble matching the returns of index funds, which merely seek to mirror...

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Congress Pays $850,000 to Muslim Aides Targeted in Inquiry Stoked by Trump

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About 2 a.m. on a sweltering summer night, Dr. Orlando Garner awoke to the sound of a thud next to his baby daughter’s crib....

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