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Bay Area Has Highest Income Inequality in California

It’s official: The gap between the Bay Area’s haves and have-nots is wider than anywhere else in the state. Top income earners in the Bay Area make 12.2 times as much as those at the bottom of the economic ladder, according to new research from the Public P...
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Leaked Report Shows United Nations Suffered Hack

GENEVA — Sophisticated hackers infiltrated U.N. offices in Geneva and Vienna last year in an apparent espionage operation, and their identity and the extent of the data they obtained is unknown. “It's as if ...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump Distorts Data, Dems Cut Some Corners

WASHINGTON — Rallying in swing-state Wisconsin, President Donald Trump used misleading economic data to claim he’s created a “blue collar boom" while Democrats vying to replace him cut some corners on the facts in their latest presidential debate. “More tha...
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China’s Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

BEIJING — China's economic growth sank to a new multi-decade low in the latest quarter as a trade war with the U.S. deepened a slump that is weighing on the global economy. Growth in the world's second-largest economy slipped to 6% in the three months endin...
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Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

WASHINGTON — North America's skies are lonelier and quieter as nearly 3 billion fewer wild birds soar in the air than in 1970, a comprehensive study shows. "People need to pay attention to the birds around them because they are slowly disappearing. One of t...