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Trump seeks new health chief after Price resignation | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is seeking a new health secretary to take the place of Tom Price, ousted after an outcry over flying on costly private charters for official travel. The Health and Human Services chief oversees a $1 trillion department, with 80,000 employees and jurisdiction over major …

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the price of convenience may be higher than you think

September 30 2017 – 9:15PM The banks don’t often drop their fees. But this week the big banks withdrew their “other bank” charge for ATM withdrawals. It’s a reflection of modern reality: we’re not using cash as much as we once did. And with so much invested in their ATM networks, …

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Federal Reserve Overlooks Technology’s Role in Limiting Inflation

During her speech to the National Association of Business Economics on Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made a rather startling admission: The Fed may have “misspecified” its models for inflation and “misjudged” the strength of wages and the job market. Leaving aside the odd choice of words, Yellen—true to …

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Even Disaster Can’t Drive Some People From ‘Home’ : Shots

Flooded houses near Lake Houston on Aug. 30, after the storm called Harvey swept through. Sociologist Clare Cooper Marcus says our homes hold our emotional history — our memories, our hopes, our dreams and pain. In some ways our homes are who we are. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption toggle …

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