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'First Man' Shows Sacrifice, Risk of Apollo 11 Mission

On July 20, 1969, the world was watching as a grainy black and white TV image showed astronaut Neil Armstrong step onto the moon and plant an American flag on its powdery surface. Damian Chazelle's biopic First Man follows the life of Armstrong, chronicling his courage, spirit of adventure and razor-sharp focus under pressure that paved the way ...

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Experts: Urbanization Will Worsen Housing Crisis

Close to 70 percent of the world’s residents will live in cities by the middle of the century, according to recent United Nations figures, and experts warn that an exploding population will exacerbate a housing crisis in some regions. Officials predict that global cities could grow by 2.5 billion people by 2050, underscoring the need for action ...

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Neil Armstrong's family will auction off items he took to the moon

It's been nearly 50 years since Neil Armstrong took his historic first steps on the moon. To help mark the moon landing's golden anniversary next ...

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Hugh Hefner’s trademark black pajamas, captain’s hat will be auctioned to benefit LGBT and marijuana rights

Hugh Hefner’s black silk pajamas and red smoking jacket, the trademark attire for his Playboy mansion parties, are among a robust lot of ephemera and ...

The Wall Street Journal /
Revolt of the Tipped Masses

D.C. restaurant workers educate the City Council on economics.

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US Companies Affected by Trump Tariffs Grapple With Uncertainty

The trade war between the United States and China has made for a nerve-wracking summer of uncertainty in Wisconsin, where manufacturing has long been ...

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It’s better to be born rich than gifted

The least-gifted children of high-income parents graduate from college at higher rates than the most-gifted children of low-income parents, and other dispatches from the point where genetics intersects with economics.

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Carbon Tax Gets Renewed Attention But Still Faces Resistance

Advocates of taxing fossil fuels believe their position is stronger now because of an alarming new report on climate change and a Nobel Prize awarded to by two American economists, but neither development is likely to break down political resistance to a carbon tax. Previous alarms about global warming met with resistance from Congress and the ...

The Wall Street Journal /
A Nobel Economics Prize for the Long Run

Americans Paul Romer and William Nordhaus study growth and how to sustain it.

NY Times /
2018 Nobel in Economics Is Awarded to William Nordhaus and Paul Romer

Mr. Nordhaus was recognized for pioneering the economics of climate change, and Mr. Romer for explaining the role of ideas in fostering growth.

NY Times /
Hurricane Michael, Limousine Crash, Nobel in Economics: Your Monday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

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The Latest: Nobel winner thought Academy call was spammer

The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to one American who has studied the economics of climate change — and to another whose research on technological innovation has raised hopes that human beings are creative enough to do something about it.

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U.S. economists win Nobel for work on climate change, innovation

Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, pioneers in adapting the western economic growth model to focus on environmental issues and sharing the benefits of technology, won the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday.

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Italy's Salvini says Moscovici, Juncker are real enemies of Europe

Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini on Monday dubbed European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici as enemies of Europe.

CBC /
Nobel Prize-winning economist says carbon taxes are the solution to climate change

Just hours before William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won a Nobel Prize for their work on the economics of climate change, the UN issued a dire warning.

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Nobel economics prize shared by climate economist and growth theorist

William Nordhaus and Paul Romer were awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday.

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Nobel Economics Prize awarded for work on climate change, technological innovation

The award for given for integrating climate change and technological innovation into economic analysis.

Washinton Post /
William Nordhaus and Paul Romer win Nobel Prize in economics

The two Americans received the Nobel Prize in economics for their work on the relationship of climate change and technological innovation to economics.

Washinton Post /
William Nordhaus and Paul Romer win Nobel Prize in economics

The two Americans received the Nobel Prize in economics for their work on the relationship of climate change and technological innovation to economics.

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Economists William Nordhaus, Paul Romer win Nobel for work on sustainable growth

Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, pioneers in adapting economic theory to take better account of environmental issues and technological progress, have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in economic sciences.

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Nobel Prize in Economics goes to U.S. economists' work in climate change

The Nobel Prize in Economics has gone to two Americans, William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, for their ...

NY Times /
The Week Ahead: Nobel in Economics to Be Awarded, and Big Banks Begin Reporting Earnings

Google plans to unveil an array of new products, and trade and U.S.-China tensions are expected to be discussed at the I.M.F.-World Bank meetings.

USA Today /
Airline memorabilia: From barf bags to dinnerware, show have it all

       

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Gray Matter: Why Is Behavioral Economics So Popular?

The recent vogue for this academic field is in part a triumph of marketing.

The Guardian /
Critics fear Amazon's minimum wage hike will distract from its other issues

The world’s most powerful retailer will pay more, but its impact on the economy may mean more struggles for low-wage workersIn 1967, just a year before his assassination, Dr Martin Luther King launched the Poor People’s Campaign to “to demand that the government address itself to the problem of poverty”. Five decades on little has changed for ...

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Airline memorabilia show is highlight for aviation enthusiasts

       

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From barf bags to dinnerware, airline memorabilia shows have it all

Enthusiasts can browse a mind-boggling array of items, everything from high-end model airplanes to decades-old timetables and safety cards.        

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