There’s a growing chorus of U.S. politicians, antitrust scholars and consumer watchdogs calling for stricter antitrust treatment of Amazon, Google, Facebook and other tech giants. Some even say they should be broken up.
Who counts as poor in the U.S. today?Measuring the share of the population that experiences poverty is important to understanding and monitoring how the country’s economy is doing. It also informs the administration of safety net programs, such as Medicaid and food stamps.
A lot of giant companies are getting into big trouble these days.When Boeing 737 Max aircraft crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia, killing a total of 346 people in October 2018 and March 2019, the disasters raised serious questions about the safety of the aviation leader’s anti-stall system.
EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts’ third casino officially opened its doors near Boston on Sunday to thousands of patrons, including some who had lined up in the early morning hours to finally get their first look at the glitzy $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor facility after years of anticipation and controversy .