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Wonking Out: How the Remote Work Craze Made Housing Affordability Worse

When you’re telling stories about the economy, housing almost always looms large. It plays a huge role in the economy’s…

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Hurricane Ian Descends on South Carolina, Swamping Beachside Towns

GEORGETOWN, S.C. — A resurgent Hurricane Ian slammed South Carolina on Friday, swamping the coast with its storm surge and…

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North Korea Launches Two Ballistic Missiles, Fourth Test in a Week

SEOUL — North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday, a day after the United…

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Jan. 6 and Mar-a-Lago Inquiries Converge in Fights Over Executive Privilege

WASHINGTON — Two high-profile criminal investigations involving Donald J. Trump are converging on a single, highly consequential question: How ...

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Biden’s Student Debt Plan Attracts Lawsuits, Scams and Confusion

WASHINGTON — President Biden’s program to erase large amounts of student loan debt attracted some criticism immediately after it was…

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McKinsey Charged in South African Corruption Case

The South African branch of McKinsey & Company, the global consulting firm, was charged in a corruption scandal involving work…

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With Bluster and Threats, Putin Casts the West as the Enemy

President Vladimir V. Putin asserted on Friday that Russia would annex four Ukrainian regions and decried the United States for…

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Dr. Audrey Evans, Cancer Specialist Who Gave Families a Home, Dies at 97

Dr. Audrey E. Evans, a pediatric oncologist in Philadelphia who, seeing that her out-of-town patients’ families sometimes struggled to find…

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A Strong Dollar Is Hurting Other Countries. Should the Fed Care?

The Federal Reserve is making life tough in some emerging markets. Investors are pulling money out of those economies and…

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Maurice Kanbar, Who Defuzzed Sweaters and Defanged Vodka, Dies at 93

Maurice Kanbar was hoping to meet girls when he accompanied a friend to a dude ranch one week in the…

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