Month: May 2020

Neil Cavuto Joins TV-News Countdown to SpaceX Launch

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Neil Cavuto spends 17 hours a week on air at Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. Today, he is eager to take on one more.

Cavuto, who is known for his coverage of the worlds of business and finance, will later this day turn to space, as many news outlets hope that a joint launch by NASA and entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX that was scuttled on Thursday can take place this afternoon. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley will attempt to journey  to the International Space Station on a spacecraft designed

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These are the worst cities for working from home

This article was originally published on May 15, 2020.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to change lives across the nation, many workers have shifted to remote work to adhere to social-distancing guidelines. Luckily, working from home has never been easier. Thanks to advances in technology, many professionals have been able to continue plowing through their to-do lists from the comfort of their couch.

However, some cities are better for remote work than others. Cities that are more appealing to telecommuters have higher earning power for the remote workers who live there and more remote work opportunities. Additionally, cities with longer

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Opinion | How Israel and the Arab World Are Making Peace Without a Peace Deal

Even more stunning, this putative détente is taking place on the watch of a right-wing Israeli prime minister who doesn’t even feign interest in a two-state solution and is doing everything he can to ensure one never emerges by keeping large parts of West Bank and all of Jerusalem. Contrary to the warnings from diplomats, analysts and peaceniks who predicted Israel would become a pariah if it didn’t settle up with the Palestinians, Israel seems to be making more progress toward normalization with Arab regimes without a credible peace process than with one.

Clearly the Gulf states aren’t on the

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Best Graduate Degrees by Earnings, Popularity

Petroleum engineering offers the highest median earnings among graduate degree holders, according to a report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. In fact, many of the top 10 highest-paying graduate degrees are in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) specializations.

The same Georgetown University report also evaluated the most popular graduate school majors. It ranked psychology as the No. 1 most popular graduate degree major, despite noncompetitive median earnings among psychology graduate degree holders.

If you’re deciding on a graduate program, it’s helpful to know what kind of pay your degree may offer later on. Keep reading

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Northwestern University to Furlough 250, Tap Endowment for More

(Bloomberg) — Northwestern University forecast a $90 million budget shortfall due to the coronavirus pandemic and said it will tap more money from its endowment and furlough about 250 staff members.

The school forecast the deficit for the current fiscal year and said the endowment move is aimed at avoiding further budget pressures, according to a letter from university President Morton Schapiro on Monday. The endowment was valued at $10.8 billion as of August.

Universities across the U.S. are facing financial pressure as the virus outbreak has forced them to clear out dorms, cancel on-campus classes and, in some cases,

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