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Your Money: Focus on Monthly Tasks to Hit 2020 Goals

A year is built one day at a time. It’s the busy Tuesdays when you never have a moment and the lazy Sundays when you can finally relax. Focusing on small, cumulative actions can take you far, whether you want to train for a marathon, clean out your garage o...

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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Ag Billionaires Pledge $750M to Caltech for Climate Research

Beverly Hills billionaires Stewart and Lynda Resnick, who've built a farming empire in the San Joaquin Valley, have pledged $750 million to Caltech, a private university based in Pasadena. Their gift will support research into environmental sustainability i...
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Scientists Take a Peek Behind Those Sad Puppy Dog Eyes

NEW YORK — What's behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? "You don't typically see such muscle differences in species that are that closely related." — Anne Burrows, Duquesne University New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domest...