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Donald Trump’s lawyers keep fighting $454 million fraud appeal bond requirement

The financial requirement is “patently unjust, unreasonable and unconstitutional," one of Donald Trump's lawyers wrote in a letter to a New York appeals court.

The UN adopts a resolution backing efforts to ensure artificial intelligence is safe

The approval gives global support to an international effort to ensure the powerful new technology benefits all nations, respects human rights, and is “safe, secure and trustworthy.”

Two major newspaper chains dropped the AP. What will it mean for readers?

Gannett, the publisher of USA Today and more than 200 local newspapers, and McClatchy, which publishes the Miami Herald and Kansas City Star among more than two dozen other newspapers, said this week that they were ending their content relationship with the AP.

Five things to know about Reddit as the social network makes its public market debut

Reddit is going public after nearly two decades as the self-appointed "front page" of the internet. Here's why it matters.

Mariano says House will consider real estate transfer fee to spur more housing development

The $4 billion housing bond bill includes a controversial proposal to allow cities and towns to impose a new transfer fee of up to 2 percent on real estate sales above $1 million.

Apple has kept an illegal monopoly over smartphones in US, Justice Department says in antitrust suit

The lawsuit alleges that Apple has monopoly power in the smartphone market and uses its control over the iPhone to “engage in a broad, sustained, and illegal course of conduct.”

78,000 more public workers are getting student loans canceled through Biden administration changes

The Education Department is canceling $5.8 billion loans for borrowers who reached 10 years of payments while working in public service.

Move over, Tinder: Three local dating apps are looking to sidestep swiping fatigue

Lola matches daters based on their schedules, Fourplay offers double dates, and PreVue showcases users’ short videos.

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The days of 5 percent savings appear numbered as the Fed moves closer to cutting rates

But there’s still time to lock in some of the highest yields since the mid-2000s.

Applications for US unemployment benefits dip to 210,000, another show of job market strength

Massachusetts reported 4,629 “advance” initial claims for unemployment insurance last week.

Ben & Jerry’s could be scooped up by a new owner. Will its progressive activism hold it back?

The Vermont ice cream maker has long fused progressive causes — be it climate change, racial equity, or abortion rights — into its business model.


Is a restaurant in the future for this historic Providence theater?

The Rialto Theatre was once the site of a church, which was first constructed in 1829 and looked like a Greek temple. Here’s more about its intriguing past -- and what it could hold in the future.

Federal officials want to know how airlines handle — and share — passengers’ personal information

“Airline passengers should have confidence that their personal information is not being shared improperly with third parties or mishandled by employees,” Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said.

Biden administration announces rule aimed at expanding electric vehicles

The rule, one of the most significant climate regulations in the nation’s history, is designed to ensure that the majority of new passenger cars and light trucks sold in the US are all-electric or hybrids by 2032.


KLM accused of misleading consumers about sustainability

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Boston University graduate workers vote to strike starting Monday

The union of nearly 3,000 graduate students is calling for improved health care coverage and better pay.