China's multitudinous trains are packed literally to the rafters during this odyssey. People lie under the seats in sleeper cars and crouch in the hallways or in the vestibules between train cars. It's not unheard of for people, even adults, to contort themselves into the overhead luggage racks. Those who are not so lucky might find themselves standing for a 12-hour journey home. … [Read more...] about China sees surge of cases of new virus
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Alden, a New York-based hedge fund, recently became the largest shareholder in the struggling publishing company. Alden has a terrible reputation in the newspaper industry due to its history of slashing jobs and sucking up short-term profits from other papers it controls. … [Read more...] about Chicago Tribune staffers seek new owners amid fears of hedge fund takeover: ‘We’re doing everything in our power to try to stop them’
"In the minds of some people, including mostly men, but also some women, they look at the fact that Hillary lost and they think, 'Oh, a woman can't win against Trump,' " former Clinton adviser Brian Fallon said. "I don't think it's correct. But in general, people always overlearn the lesson of the last election, or they always fight the last war. So it's like, 'Oh, we nominated a woman in 2016, we lost; so we shouldn't do that again.' " … [Read more...] about Can a woman win the presidency? The New York Times picked two.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — With power and billions in federal aid at stake, Gov. Andrew Cuomo used Martin Luther King Day to start a campaign to make sure every New Yorker is counted. He’s particularly concerned about under-counting in communities of color, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reported Monday. … [Read more...] about Gov. Cuomo Gets Aggressive With 2020 New York Census, Announces Bold, New Approach
Kissinger’s name was drawn on New Year’s Day from all the credit union’s Prize Savings Account holders. Since 2007, Neighborhood Credit Union has offered the Prize Savings Account as an innovative approach to help reverse the low savings rate across the nation. Neighborhood Credit Union created the Prize Savings Account as a fun way to encourage people to save money and provide prizes and rewards so people could have an immediate and tangible way to see how good savings habits can reap unexpected rewards. … [Read more...] about Lucky Neighborhood Credit Union Member in Lake Highlands Starts 2020 with a Nearly $50K Surprise in His Account to Reward His Good Savings Habits