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Mona Buchanan is a writer for Fashion Digital-News, where she covers politics, health, business, and finance. When she's not writing about these topics, she can be found watching movies with her husband and two children, reading Jane Austen novels, or cheering on her favorite football team (Go Giants!). She also enjoys running marathons in her spare time.

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Nobel laureate Joe Stiglitz on the ‘myth’ of the American Dream, the economic noose hanging around Gen Z’s neck—and what business leaders really think about Donald Trump

Stiglitz says the protest movement gripping his institution and many others “does hit home” and recalled his own history as a civil-rights protester in the 1960s. “This may sound hard to believe,” he says, “but I was there in the march in Washington in August 1963, with Martin Luther King. And I was there when

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Abcarian: Why are Republicans making it harder for some people to vote? It's not just partisanship

Of all the modern Supreme Court’s incredibly disappointing rulings, gutting the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is near the top, second only to its catastrophic decision to rip away half a century of reproductive rights from American women. Until the court’s shocking 2013 Shelby County vs. Holder decision, states and counties with histories of racial

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Former NFL Super Bowl winner Ryan Mundy says managing his mental health was key to the game but too often undermined: ‘We didn’t have the agency to talk about our emotions’

When NFL safety Ryan Mundy retired from the game after the 2015 season, he didn’t enter a career with the cohort of former pros in sports broadcasting or coaching. Mundy, who was drafted to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the sixth round pick in 2008 and was a 2009 Super Bowl champion, was instead ready to

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Entering the ‘amenities arms race’ at luxury apartments: IV drips and Botox without having to leave your home

Rental residents used to be content with a nice pool, free lobby coffee, and even valet trash service. But the wealthy living in today’s ultra-luxe apartments—largely in major cities— want more. Now, some luxury apartment buildings in the U.S. have started offering med-spa services like IV hydration and Botox. “Property managers are venturing into amenities

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Ferrari 296 GTS Hybrid Review: ‘Arresting, uncanny beauty’ with $366,139 price tag

Don’t make the mistake of patronizing the Ferrari 296 GTS. I know it’s tempting, because this $366,139 centerfold packs a V-6 hybrid setup rather than the 8- and 12-cylinder power plants that have made Ferrari NV famous. There’s a lot of pride and brand identity built into those internal combustion machines. “Ferrari doesn’t make cars, Ferrari

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Janet Yellen warns higher outlook for rates will make it harder to keep deficits and debt expenses under control

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said the outlook for higher interest rates over the long haul makes it tougher to contain US borrowing needs, heightening the importance of boosting revenue in negotiations with Republican lawmakers. “We’ve raised the interest-rate forecast,” Yellen noted Friday in an interview with Bloomberg News. “That does make a difference. It makes

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Could drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy help people live longer? Some experts see them as potential longevity pills

It’s the question many scientists are asking about the controversial drug, a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1), as some research suggests it could help humans age with less chronic diseases. The same goes for glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide receptor agonists (GIP) such as Zepbound and Mounjaro, leaving some experts to start seeing them as potential longevity

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Tesla shareholders should reject Elon Musk’s ‘excessive’ pay package, proxy advisor says, noting ‘extraordinarily time-consuming projects’ unrelated to EV maker

Tesla Inc. shareholders are being urged by a major proxy advisory firm to reject a proposed $56 billion pay package for Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, in a blow to the electric-vehicle maker’s board. Glass Lewis & Co. made its recommendation in a report released Saturday, citing the “excessive size” of the pay deal and

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