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The Department of Veterans Affairs blocked the University of Phoenix, Perdoceo Education Corporation, Bellevue University and Temple University, from enrolling GI Bill students after the Federal Trade Commission laid enormous penalties on them for deceptive advertising.

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Trump Administration Clears For-Profit Colleges To Register Veterans Again

SUMMER SCHOOL 2: Markets & Pickles

Raphael Bostic, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, says his organization has a big role to play in reducing racial economic inequities, which he says, is crucial to a stable economy.

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Racism Has An Economic Cost, Atlanta Fed President Warns

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Chelsea business owners hope the reopening of the popular elevated park will bring more foot traffic back to the neighborhood.

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New York City’s High Line Reopens In A Potential Boost To Local Business

Twitter says it is investigating the coordinated hack, which attacked the accounts of some of the richest and most popular names on the social media platform.

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Twitter Says It Was The Victim Of A ‘Coordinated Social Engineering Attack’

Audience research indicates that NPR’s audience is disproportionately made up of professionals who are able to work from home and who are interested in doing so even after the pandemic subsides.

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Pump jacks operate at dusk near Loco Hills in Eddy County, New Mexico, on April 23. U.S. oil producers are grappling with prolonged low oil prices and the uncertainty created by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Oil Industry, Accustomed To Booms And Busts, Is Rocked By Pandemic

People enter an Apple Store at in Glendale, Calif., on June 23.The second-highest court in the European Union says Ireland’s tax break for Apple did not represent an unfair advantage.

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Walmart and Sam’s Club will begin requiring shoppers to wear masks inside their stores on Monday.

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More so than other big banks, Goldman Sachs depends on stock and bond trading to make money, and the financial markets were the place to be in the second quarter.

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It’s Nice To Be Rich: Wall Street Is Raking In Profits In The Stock Market

Sunset near a protest camp outside of the Lakota Sioux reservation of Standing Rock, North Dakota, in December 2016.

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As passenger demand slumped because of the coronavirus pandemic, Delta parked dozens of unneeded jets at the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Alabama in May.

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The British government has announced that starting next year, telecommunications companies would be banned from buying Huawei equipment for the U.K.’s 5G network. Existing Huawei equipment will need to be removed by 2027.

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With the help of his children, Knoxville, Tenn., resident Matt Harris put the finishing touches on his dream treehouse on Father’s Day.

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Stay-At-Home Improvement: DIY Builders Help Drive Up Lumber Prices

Prairie strips in fields of corn or soybeans can protect the soil and allow wildlife to flourish. This strip was established in a field near Traer, Iowa, in 2015.

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How Absentee Landowners Keep Farmers From Protecting Water And Soil

“We still face much uncertainty regarding the future path of the economy,” JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said Tuesday in a statement accompanying the giant bank’s financial results.

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‘We Still Face Much Uncertainty’: Pandemic Hammers Big Banks

Getting Out Of Medical Debt Can Feel Impossible. Here’s How To Do It