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Mark Zuckerberg in Front of Meta Sign
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US Lawmakers Want to Regulate Meta

For years, Meta has faced criticism and scrutiny from Congress. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has repeatedly been sent to Congressional hearings to discuss privacy concerns that impact thousands of Americans.  Congress is focused on regulating Meta quickly and they hope to achieve this with a dozen

Chidiebere Ibe and Illustration of Black Fetus in Womb
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Medical Student Creating Innovative Black Medical Illustrations

Chidiebere Ibe, a medical student and illustrator, recently went viral for creating medical illustrations/anatomy that depict Black people. He shined a light on the lack of diversity in medical illustrations by advocating for the inclusion of Black people in medical literature.  Ibe noticed that many

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Better.com CEO Fires Over 900 Employees Via Zoom

Earlier this month, Better.com CEO, Vishal Garg, announced that the mortgage company has decided to lay off about 9% of its workforce on a zoom webinar. This was a mass call that informed over 900 employees that they will be terminated before the upcoming holiday

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Dollar Tree Inflation Is Only The Beginning

The announcement that Dollar Tree is raising its prices to $1.25 might seem like old news, but this is only the beginning. “This decision is permanent and is not a reaction to short-term or transitory market conditions,” says the retail brand. Dollar Tree is also

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MacKenzie Scott Named World’s Most Powerful Woman By Forbes

Forbes has released “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” for 2021, with MacKenzie Scott securing the #1 position. The ex-wife of Jeff Bezos is reportedly worth $58.6 billion, making her the third richest woman on Earth. What makes Scott so noteworthy isn’t the money itself,

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall To Lowest Level Since 1969

The Labor Department announced on Thursday that weekly unemployment claims in the U.S. dropped from 227,000 to 184,000, the lowest since Sept. 6, 1969, which were a reported 182,000. This is a far lower count than what had been predicted. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones

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Mark Cuban Adds Entire Town to Portfolio

Mark Cuban has purchased a 77-acre Texan town named Mustang. In an email to NBC News, the 63 year old owner of the Dallas Mavericks gave his reason for the purchase; “Did it to help out a friend. No plans yet!”  While the final sale

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Steps Down

Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, is stepping down from his role as CEO the company announced on Monday. Dorsey will be replaced by chief technology officer (CTO) Parag Agrawal, who has held that position since 2017. Dorsey will remain a member of Twitter’s board until

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Coffee Drinkers, Hold on to Your Wallets

Supply chain issues coupled with the highest inflation in decades is proving to be a source of anxiety and upset for many Americans. If $50 Thanksgiving turkeys aren’t bad enough, there’s soon to be a significant price hike in a commodity that many enjoy every

Police vehicle in front of Louis Vuitton Store
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Smash-and-Grab Crimes On The Rise In Major U.S. Cities

There has been a wave of thieves committing smash and grab crimes throughout the United States. These individuals are rushing into stores with large groups of people in order to grab as much merchandise as they can. There have been incidents throughout Chicago, Los Angeles,