High California Gas Prices Rattle Democrats Ahead of Midterms

“I don’t hear anything about the other national issues we’re focusing on in Washington,” a congressman said. A driver put it succinctly: “I’m really unhappy.”

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Big Hospital Chains Get Covid Aid, and Buy Up Competitors

The pandemic barely dented the financial outlook for some major networks, which continued to acquire weaker hospitals and ailing doctors’ practices. Critics worry consolidation leads to higher prices for medical care.

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Wealthy Millennial Women Tend to Defer to Husbands on Investing

Even the most educated and high-achieving women do not participate equally with their husbands in long-term financial decision making, according to a study.

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Former Postal Governor Tells Congress Mnuchin Politicized Postal Service

David C. Williams also told Congress he raised concerns about Louis DeJoy ahead of his hiring as Postmaster General.

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Former Postal Governor Says He Raised Concerns About Louis DeJoy

David C. Williams, who will testify before lawmakers on Thursday, told Congress he had suggested his fellow governors investigate the new postmaster general’s background ahead of his hiring.

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The Juggle of Working Motherhood, Trapped at Home

As families adjust to this new reality, it’s often mom’s Zoom meeting that has to wait.

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Lawmakers Question Start-Ups on At-Home Kits for Coronavirus Testing

The makers of unauthorized kits designed for consumers to collect their own saliva or throat swabs faced scrutiny from Congress.

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