Monday, May 08, 2023

Daily Headlines for May 8, 2023

Gunman used an AR-15-style rifle in the shooting spree outside of Dallas

We have fantasized about this moment for decades. The trick is learning how to savor it.

Six months into running the social-media company, the billionaire is talking about his own metric of success

Conference in Africa focuses on AI’s promise and peril for less wealthy nations after ChatGPT sparked frenzy among big tech companies

Research in China on workarounds, such as using software to leverage less powerful chips, is accelerating

‘Robber barons’ of the 19th and 21st centuries enrich, not exploit, the poor and middle class.

Our brains aren’t wired to juggle tasks

A study found that 60% of employment in 2018 was in roles that didn’t exist in 1940.

Stock declines wipe out billions of dollars of paper gains meant for big-ticket expenses

What Investors Should Know About Money-Market Funds and CDs
Investors are turning to these cash-equivalent investments, some of which are yielding 5% or more. But it pays to have a strategy beyond fear.

Does market timing hurt portfolios most during up years or down years? What about when things are volatile? We ran the numbers.

Women analysts with perceived dominant faces, however, are at a competitive disadvantage, a study suggests

Company has reported $1.5 billion in operating losses amid problems developing vehicles

Requirement that detained citizens sign a form before government can share information on their cases hamstrings officials

Gov. Spencer Cox thought a redesign of the state flag would bring people together. ‘I should have known better.’

Far-right group is pivoting its activism from denying 2020 election results toward cultural issues

Some reports based on publicly available information alarmed officials

The Bard Prison Initiative team has built an impressive record—and international reputation—since its unlikely 2015 victory

Ohio State could soon have a redoubt for free academic inquiry.

Oldest millennials reach decade when people often start to notice signs of aging

States push to increase penalties, programs aimed at reducing such attacks

My bill would exclude soda and prepared desserts from SNAP.

Workforce dropouts and drug overdoses became more common as the world obsessed over the virus.

The third installment’s opening weekend falls short of the previous ‘Guardians,’ adding to talk of superhero fatigue

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