3 Economists Who Study Poverty Win Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM — Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and wha...
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Trump Administration Puts Tough New Asylum Rule Into Effect

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — With a go-ahead from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Trump administration Thursday began enforcing a radical new rule that would deny asylum to nearly all migrants arriving at the southern border — a move that spread despair among those fle...