turns out that may apply mostly to the affluent. The famous marshmallow test that predicts future success, based on which kids can resist an immediate treat? That research has similar problems. Meanwhile, the jury's still out on whether willpower is something you can "use up."
The former president of the only financial institution criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for covering up the bank's troubled condition in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | PostedDec 17th - 9:22am
Russia's sweeping political disinformation campaign on U.S. social media was more far-reaching than originally thought, with troll farms working to discourage black voters and "blur the lines between reality and fiction" to help elect Donald Trump in 2016, according to reports released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee.
Matthew Barakat and Chad Day, Associated Press | PostedDec 17th - 8:51am
Two men involved in a Turkish lobbying campaign led by former National Security adviser Michael Flynn have been charged with illegally lobbying in a case related to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
U.S. stocks are falling in choppy trading, and the S&P 500 is trading at its lowest in more than a year. Health insurers and hospitals are falling after a judge in Texas ruled that the 2010 Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Retailers and technology stocks are sinking, and high-dividend companies including utilities and real estate companies are falling sharply.
Elk Grove Village, Associated Press | PostedDec 17th - 7:37am
one individual, one venture, and one community at a time; in that order of priority — Mayor Johnson personifies ENCLAVE’s mission-driven functions as an (1) illuminator, a (2) simulator, and a (3) collider.”
Google is rolling out a major expansion in New York City, spending more than $1 billion on a new campus along the Hudson River that will allow it to double the number of people it already employs here.