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Deseret News
For better education and economic outcomes, society must address the marriage gapeffect of this, in terms of how these more educated families are structured, ha
For better education and economic outcomes, society must address the marriage gap
Deseret News / Posted 20 hours ago
effect of this, in terms of how these more educated families are structured, has been unclear. But a new paper by the Brookings Institute suggests this new trend is empowering educated women and leading to a much more cooperative relationship... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
California's rich-poor gap keeps growingon very rich households will yield different results than focusing on even slig
California's rich-poor gap keeps growing
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
on very rich households will yield different results than focusing on even slightly less rich households. Research from the Brookings Institute that compares higher-income households (those at the top 5 percent) to those at the bottom 20 percent... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
College debt rising, impacting students' futuresI have a big debt, I have $138,000 debt for student loan." According to the no
College debt rising, impacting students' futures
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
I have a big debt, I have $138,000 debt for student loan." According to the non-profit public policy research group, the Brookings Institute, her loan is part of more than $1.2 trillion dollars worth of student loan debt owed in the country.... Read more
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FOX Carolina
College debt rising, impacting students' futuresI have a big debt, I have $138,000 debt for student loan." According to the no
College debt rising, impacting students' futures
FOX Carolina / Posted 6 days ago
I have a big debt, I have $138,000 debt for student loan." According to the non-profit public policy research group, the Brookings Institute, her loan is part of more than $1.2 trillion dollars worth of student loan debt owed in the country.... Read more
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Breitbart
Malaysian Rapper Arrested for 'Insulting' Islam in Music VideoGuardiannotes that Malaysians generally practice a more moderate form of Islam.
Malaysian Rapper Arrested for 'Insulting' Islam in Music Video
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
Guardiannotes that Malaysians generally practice a more moderate form of Islam. But a December 2015 report from the Brookings Institute found that extremist sentiment has been rising in the country for the past several years. Roughly 60... Read more
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The Atlantic
An Unsteady Future for New England's Suburbsa million people to the South and West. “Where the real action is is the Sun Be
An Unsteady Future for New England's Suburbs
The Atlantic / Posted 11 days ago
a million people to the South and West. “Where the real action is is the Sun Belt,” William Frey, a demographer with the Brookings Institute, told me. The losses are exacerbated by the fact that the region’s median age is growing. Connecticut,... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
DEA's long-awaited rescheduling decision may be 'blessing in disguise' for reformersfor state-legal patients, consumers, businesses, growers, regulators and govern
DEA's long-awaited rescheduling decision may be 'blessing in disguise' for reformers
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 12 days ago
for state-legal patients, consumers, businesses, growers, regulators and government officials. As John Hudak wrote for the Brookings Institute, the "move will certainly disappoint many in the marijuana reform community who hoped that DEA would... Read more
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The Washington Times
Cities with the highest income-equality gaps run by Democratsincome gaps have Democratic mayors at the helm, and their inequality gaps have
Cities with the highest income-equality gaps run by Democrats
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
income gaps have Democratic mayors at the helm, and their inequality gaps have only widened since 2007, according to the Brookings Institute. Meanwhile, among the cities with the least inequality, six are led by Republicans who believe in... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Taking the Wind out of Trump's Energy Policyrenewable energy fields. Jobs in the fossil fuel industry decreased by 18 perce
Taking the Wind out of Trump's Energy Policy
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
renewable energy fields. Jobs in the fossil fuel industry decreased by 18 percent last year, according to a study by the Brookings Institute. Long-term losses could be 226,000 to 296,000 drilling-related jobs, according to the Institute. While... Read more
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FOX Business
12 Jaw-Dropping Driverless Car Factsrevenue. Driverless cars will save U.S. taxpayers $10 billion each year as a re
12 Jaw-Dropping Driverless Car Facts
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
revenue. Driverless cars will save U.S. taxpayers $10 billion each year as a result of fewer accidents, according to the Brookings Institute. 8. Consumers are already on board with self-driving tech. If you're skeptical that users will want... Read more
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FOX Business
12 Jaw-Dropping Driverless Car Factsrevenue. Driverless cars will save U.S. taxpayers $10 billion each year as a re
12 Jaw-Dropping Driverless Car Facts
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
revenue. Driverless cars will save U.S. taxpayers $10 billion each year as a result of fewer accidents, according to the Brookings Institute. 8. Consumers are already on board with self-driving tech. If you're skeptical that users will want... Read more
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express
'Blonde, blue-eyed girls are particularly popular', says ISIS sex slave captured in Iraqbecame the target of ISIS fighters who hoped to bring her to the US from Americ
'Blonde, blue-eyed girls are particularly popular', says ISIS sex slave captured in Iraq
express / Posted 17 days ago
became the target of ISIS fighters who hoped to bring her to the US from America. The terrorism research assistant for the Brookings Institute converted to Islam three years ago after reading the Koran. She refused to join the group but wrote a... Read more
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Oroville Mercury-Register
No need to keep rehashing atom bomb argumentslatter from making further kamikaze attacks. One also needs to consider the $2
No need to keep rehashing atom bomb arguments
Oroville Mercury-Register / Posted 17 days ago
latter from making further kamikaze attacks. One also needs to consider the $22 billion expended in developing the bombs (Brookings Institute). It would have been untenable not to use them, instead incurring astronomical casualties. Certainly we... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
WSU president: Wichita a 'lubrication capital'regional coalition that looks at the area's economy to determine areas best for
WSU president: Wichita a 'lubrication capital'
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 18 days ago
regional coalition that looks at the area's economy to determine areas best for development. According to a report by the Brookings Institute, Wichita has the third-largest percentage of workers in advanced industries in the country (15.5... Read more
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Zero Hedge
This Trend Tells You Everything You Need To Know About America's Futurethat number has risen to 30%, and climbing. Some of our modern examples are co
This Trend Tells You Everything You Need To Know About America's Future
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
that number has risen to 30%, and climbing. Some of our modern examples are completely insane. According to the Brookings Institute, the state of Nevada requires 733 days of training and a $1,500 fee for a license… just to become a tour... Read more
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The Verge
Twitter is not legally responsible for the rise of ISIS, rules California district courtlargely dismissed that criticism, claiming it has shut down as many as 10,000 o
Twitter is not legally responsible for the rise of ISIS, rules California district court
The Verge / Posted 19 days ago
largely dismissed that criticism, claiming it has shut down as many as 10,000 of the accounts in a single day. Nonetheless, Brookings Institute scholar Benjamin Wittes has put forward a detailed argument for holding Twitter liable on both criminal... Read more
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MPNnow.com
What's up with that?: No jailbreak, but squirrels pose problems, anywayto the Pacific Power website.But if that squirrel was to simultaneously touch t
What's up with that?: No jailbreak, but squirrels pose problems, anyway
MPNnow.com / Posted 20 days ago
to the Pacific Power website.But if that squirrel was to simultaneously touch two wires — zap!No less an authority than the Brookings Institute has weighed in on the issue of squirrels, also pointing the finger at the furry fiends for such... Read more
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Gawker
Think Tanks Promote Corporate Agendas in Exchange for Donationson their financial transactions, because what lobbyists? The Times report focu
Think Tanks Promote Corporate Agendas in Exchange for Donations
Gawker / Posted 22 days ago
on their financial transactions, because what lobbyists? The Times report focused on the financial ties between the Brookings Institute, a wealthy Washington-based think tank and the Lennar Corporation, one of the largest home builders in... Read more
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Orange County Register
Google Fiber to lay cable, and competition, in Irvinewhere they face little competition,” Darrell M. West, the founding director of
Google Fiber to lay cable, and competition, in Irvine
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
where they face little competition,” Darrell M. West, the founding director of the Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institute, recently wrote. And the competition has responded. As Roger Entner, an analyst with Recon Analytics... Read more
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The Buffalo News
David Robinson: Job growth in advanced industries lags in Buffalo Niagara regionrest of the country, and they make up a below-average portion of our overall ec
David Robinson: Job growth in advanced industries lags in Buffalo Niagara region
The Buffalo News / Posted 22 days ago
rest of the country, and they make up a below-average portion of our overall economy, according to a new report from the Brookings Institute. That’s bad news for the Buffalo Niagara region because advanced industries are where it’s at in the New... Read more
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CNBC
An IMF economist thinks Piketty's inequality theories don't really hold watersubject of increasingly rigorous scrutiny. In a separate study last month, Gar
An IMF economist thinks Piketty's inequality theories don't really hold water
CNBC / Posted 23 days ago
subject of increasingly rigorous scrutiny. In a separate study last month, Gary Burtless, a senior fellow at the centrist Brookings Institute, found that despite negligible wage gains, inequality had in fact narrowed since 2007—even during the... Read more
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ABC News
Rampant Shortages Leave Venezuela in Shamblesthe whole world, but you don’t see humanitarian crises in all other oil-produci
Rampant Shortages Leave Venezuela in Shambles
ABC News / Posted 23 days ago
the whole world, but you don’t see humanitarian crises in all other oil-producing countries," Dany Bahar, a fellow at the Brookings Institute and an associate at the Harvard Center for International Development, told ABC News. "What is unique... Read more
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Daily Star
Zombie apocalypse warning: 'Flesh eating drug epidemic' rocks Brazil ahead of Olympicsthe world with a national homicide rate of 27.1 per 100,000 inhabitants,” Paula
Zombie apocalypse warning: 'Flesh eating drug epidemic' rocks Brazil ahead of Olympics
Daily Star / Posted 23 days ago
the world with a national homicide rate of 27.1 per 100,000 inhabitants,” Paula Miraglia wrote in a recent report for the Brookings Institute. “A large part of this violence and criminality can be linked to arms and drug trafficking operations by... Read more
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Market Watch
4 things Tony Bennett can teach boomers about happinessnot because they need the money — after age 65 are happier than those who aren’
4 things Tony Bennett can teach boomers about happiness
Market Watch / Posted 25 days ago
not because they need the money — after age 65 are happier than those who aren’t, according to a study published in 2014 by Brookings Institute fellow Carol Graham and and University of Maryland public-policy scholar Milena Nikolova. This may be... Read more
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Business Insider
The party of Nelson Mandela is facing its biggest election since 1994of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Rhodes University and the Universit
The party of Nelson Mandela is facing its biggest election since 1994
Business Insider / Posted 25 days ago
of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Rhodes University and the University of Johannesburg, noted in a post for Brookings Institute. The New York Times' Norimitsu Onishi explains that these three are key given that the DA has... Read more
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The Hill
Missing the forest for the trees on solar net meteringIn a recent essay on the solar photovoltaic (PV or "rooftop") power market, Mar
Missing the forest for the trees on solar net metering
The Hill / Posted 28 days ago
In a recent essay on the solar photovoltaic (PV or "rooftop") power market, Mark Muro and Devashree Saha of the Brookings Institute applaud the net metering system of subsidizing such rooftop installations, concluding that the system is a "net... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
‘Can We Take A Joke?’ Looks To A Comedian’s Right To Offendtsunami “too soon” and getting fired from a job. Who gets to draw the line Jo
‘Can We Take A Joke?’ Looks To A Comedian’s Right To Offend
KPBS San Diego / Posted a month ago
tsunami “too soon” and getting fired from a job. Who gets to draw the line Jonathan Rauch, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, points out the dangers of this kind of private as opposed to government censorship. He says under this... Read more
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Op-Ed News
There are Many Critical Omissions from Clinton's Job ApplicationHouse to publicly identify all donors." Based on public records reviews and nu
There are Many Critical Omissions from Clinton's Job Application
Op-Ed News / Posted 1 months ago
House to publicly identify all donors." Based on public records reviews and numerous interviews including a preview by Brookings Institute scholar Peter Schweizer of his now-published book, Clinton Cash, "The sale gave the Russians control of... Read more

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