Tax bill movement detected, but can these Republicans get something done?

Tuesday was a busy day for the upcoming tax bill, but Republicans are moving in different directions, so it’s hard to say whether it moved forwa...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Motormouth Trump warns ‘rocket man’ Kim

Many a world leader has come to the United Nations to give a mealy-mouthed speech or issue a vague declaration. Delegates understood they could remain...

September 20th, 2017 |  


How many women run major companies? Not enough

Ilene Gordon announced her retirement Monday as one of the most important CEOs you’ve never heard of: Her company, Ingredion, makes ingredients ...

September 20th, 2017 |  



Thrill of letting go

Thrill of letting go

My harness strapped around my torso, I leaned back onto my heels, gripped the handle above my head and looked across the horizon of New River Gorge to...

September 19th, 2017 |  


The making of an Eskimo

The making of an Eskimo

Why are Eskimos shaped like that? A recent study of Eskimo genetics shows that they got some adaptations of fat tissue differentiation and body fat di...

September 19th, 2017 |  


When you’re too old to find work

Terri had been laid off recently when her company decided to downsize, and she was having trouble finding a new job.“It’s all about adapta...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Comparing Fast-growing Shade Trees

Comparing Fast-growing Shade Trees

We’re often asked to recommend fast-growing shade trees. People with new homes on open ground often want to establish shade trees quickly. Often...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Why tech companies should fear backlash

Four years ago, a columnist for The Economist predicted a huge “tech-lash” against America’s giant technology firms. Adrian Wooldrid...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Rip up corporate taxes and start again

You can’t escape talk of tax reform. It remains the one demand that keeps the business community firmly engaged with President Donald Trump. And...

September 18th, 2017 |  


No ‘wedding cake’ exception

With support from the Trump Justice Department, a Colorado baker who describes himself as a “cake artist” is arguing to the U.S. Supreme C...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |