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Read the Full Transcript of Jesse Williams’ Powerful Speech on Race at the BET Awards

 “Just because we’re magic doesn’t mean we’re not real”

Grey’s Anatomy actor JesseWilliams was awarded BET’s Humanitarian Award on Sunday night. The outspoken human rights activist—who executive produced the recent documentary, 807 more words


Here's the Biggest Winner of the Sports Authority Bankruptcy

According to Goldman Sachs.
Few companies have come forth to buy Sports Authority’s stores as the retailer goes through the bankruptcy process.

That’s a good sign for Dick’s Sporting Goods DKS 3.59% , according to investment banking giant Goldman Sachs GS 2.08% in a Monday note to clients. 308 more words


How Volkswagen Owners Can Get Compensation From the Emissions Scandal Settlement

Here’s what VW owners need to know about buyback options.

VW Owners Options

Volkswagen AG has agreed to offer nearly 500,000 owners of diesel vehicles it sold in the United States a choice between selling their cars back to VW, or waiting to see if the company can develop technology that brings the vehicles into compliance with pollution standards. 504 more words



On June 24, 2016, British citizens woke up to a brand new world. In a stunning upset, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, becoming the first major country to voluntarily exit the EU. 1,822 more words


President Obama's Record on Empowering Women and Girls

Since the day President Obama took office, he has fought for policies that are important for women and will expand opportunity for all Americans. He’s signed major legislation like the Affordable Care Act, the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, and the Li‎lly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act — the first legislation he signed into law. 3,524 more words


U.S. Election's Anti-Trade Tone Tops Worries of Emerging Countries

For some time, tighter monetary policy by the U.S. Federal Reserve was perceived as the largest external economic threat to emerging countries, especially by those countries themselves.
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College Once Run by Jane Sanders Shutting Down Due to “Crushing” Debt

Bernie Sanders’s wife drove Burlington College into the ground with a costly expansion.

Burlington College, a private liberal-arts college formerly run by Bernie Sanders’s wife, announced on Monday that it was shutting down after incurring millions of dollars in debt to pay for a risky real-estate deal spearheaded by… 296 more words