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‘Greedflation’ study finds many companies were lying to you about inflation

As they rolled their eyes at the frustratingly familiar sight of price markups on grocery store aisles, the shopper of 2022 might have wondered whether corporations were doing...

Census Bureau wants to shake up how people with disabilities are counted in massive U.S. survey

The U.S. Census Bureau wants to change how it asks people about disabilities, and some advocates are complaining that they were not consulted enough on what amounts to a...

‘I believe that we will never see this ever again’: High-flying Swiss luxury watch makers grounded as the great pandemic splurge peters out

The biggest ever boom in Swiss luxury watches is coming to an end.For three years, the industry enjoyed a surge of renewed interest that kicked off during the...

NCAA’s longstanding practice of making transfers sit out a year challenged on antimonopoly grounds by 7 states

A federal lawsuit filed by a group of states alleges the NCAA’s transfer rule for college athletes violates antitrust law. The lawsuit, filed in West Virginia’s northern district, challenges...

Gavin Newsom’s guess on tax collections was off by $26 billion, and now California faces a record $68 billion budget deficit

California is facing a record $68 billion budget deficit, state officials announced Thursday, forcing hard choices for Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in his final term as he works...

College sports largely applauds NCAA chief’s proposal to do the once unthinkable: Let schools pay athletes

A day after NCAA President Charlie Baker made an aggressive and potentially groundbreaking pitch to allow some schools to pay their athletes, his proposal was met with praise,...

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Biden pledges ‘ironclad’ support for Israel as U.S. forces join in intercepting Iran-launched drones

President Joe Biden and his national security team monitored Iran’s aerial attack against Israel on Saturday as U.S. forces joined efforts to down...

Markets flash early signs of risk from wider Mideast war as crypto prices sink after Iran launches wave of drones at Israel

Cryptocurrency prices fell Saturday evening after Iran launched a wave of drones at Israel, marking an early indication of the turmoil that could...

Police arrested four people over $300,000 of stolen Lego kits

Los Angeles citizens can rest easy knowing that a criminal theft ring is no longer stalking the city’s retail stores to feed a...

U.S. vows to support Israel’s defense as Iran launches drone attack

Iran launched drones toward Israel late Saturday, the Israeli military announced, and Iran’s state-run media reported that dozens had been fired. The Israeli army’s...

Housing is unaffordable for too many Americans, and tighter land-use regulations mean higher costs, Atlanta Fed president says

The housing affordability crisis has no easy solutions, but research has shown a tight correlation between tougher land-use regulations and higher costs, Atlanta...