Most weeks a distant in-law drops by to deliver food, but the girls spend every night on their own. They are four, seven, and eleven years old.
Yuh-Line Niou and her supporters had gathered in the lounge to watch poll results, and by 9 p.m., cheers erupted: Niou, a Democrat, had won three-quarters of the vote. She was going to Albany.
Jay Yoon is the star stock picker on Instavest, a startup that aims to do to asset management what Airbnb is doing to hotels. But can a social media-style website take on a $2.9 trillion industry?
Disability benefits have soared as the Veterans Affairs department expands coverage and streamlines the claims process. Now, some critics say the reduced evidence requirements can mean claims get padded.
Entry-level bankers from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. gathered in a lower Manhattan hotel ballroom last April to listen to the firm’s top executives try to fire them up about their budding careers.
Matthew Eldridge was on Manhattan’s A-train heading to a bar when he spotted the email on his phone. “A major opportunity for you,” it read, touting a mining company called Mustang Alliances Inc. “I don’t think the investment community is aware of it.”
Financial technology—or “fintech”—upstarts have drawn billions of dollars in investments on the premise that they will shake up finance the way Uber or Airbnb have shaken up the taxi and hotel industries.
“Dear Connie,” the broadcaster wrote to Mr. Ryan, author of “A Bridge Too Far.” “You are now the possessor—proud, I hope—of a piece of Hitler’s urinal.” But, at least in this matter of Hitler’s purported toilet, can the late Mr. Cronkite be trusted?
Wearing a top hat festooned with multicolored feathers, Joseph Amster stopped in front of a Ghirardelli Chocolate Co. store and began shouting at the shop’s bemused clientele through its large glass windows.
An effort by the Department of Veterans Affairs that aimed to speed the processing of disability-benefits applications also loosened controls that prevent veterans from exaggerating symptoms to receive more money.