Ben Steverman, Bloomberg 8:21 am CDT, Friday, July 19, 2019 Photo: Getty Images Photo: Getty Images Image 1 of / 65 Caption Close Image 1 of 65 Photo: Getty Images Divorce is destroying the finances of Americans over 50 1 / 65 Back to Gallery (Bloomberg) -- In one sense, Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, are nothing special. By finalizing their divorce this month, they join the millions of Americans now splitting up in middle age. The rate of divorce after age 50 has doubled in the U.S. since 1990. The billionaire exes are unique, though, in escaping divorce with their finances relatively unscathed. He’s still the world’s richest … [Read more...] about Divorce is destroying the finances of Americans over 50
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Memoir from a most memorable trip Chris McGinnis Updated 5:00 am PDT, Sunday, July 7, 2019 Chris McGinnis sporting a relatively tame pair of Elton John's wild glasses in 1992. Chris McGinnis sporting a relatively tame pair of Elton John's wild glasses in 1992. Photo: Chris McGinnis Photo: Chris McGinnis Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12 Chris McGinnis sporting a relatively tame pair of Elton John's wild glasses in 1992. Chris McGinnis sporting a relatively tame pair of Elton John's wild glasses in 1992. Photo: Chris McGinnis Traveling with Elton John 1 / 12 Back to Gallery As a long-time travel writer, I'm frequently asked, "What is the most memorable trip you've ever … [Read more...] about Traveling with Elton John
Sponsored content from Thomas J. Henry Law Published 3:01 pm CDT, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Photo: Gettyimages Photo: Gettyimages Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Gettyimages How Do Texas Courts Define “Pain and Suffering? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Under the Texas personal injury laws, you are eligible to recover both economic and non-economic damages for your injuries that were caused due to another’s fault. Non-economic damages refer to losses where a predetermined monetary value cannot be assigned. These may include pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of quality of life, and loss of companionship. What Constitutes Pain and Suffering under … [Read more...] about How Do Texas Courts Define “Pain and Suffering?
AUSTIN — The pre-abortion drugs were kicking in, and the seven women in a light pink waiting room were coaching each other through dizziness and chills. “It’s OK, You’ve got this,” one woman said. “I’m drowsy,” said another, curled up in a comfy chair. About half of them had a blanket and a spot to curl up in at this point before the procedure. Elsa Vizcarra’s job that day was to try to interview to all of them. Vizcarra, a University of Texas researcher, spent the better part of a year sitting with nearly 600 abortion patients at a dozen clinics around Texas to understand what led the women to these waiting rooms and what barriers they faced to get there. This story is based on her account of some of those conversations and clinic visits — Vizcarra and UT withheld details on locations of the clinics, and on the women interviewed, to protect their privacy. Mostly, she was struck by their resilience — to drive more than … [Read more...] about This researcher interviewed 600 women at Texas abortion clinics. Here’s what she saw.
Eric D. Lawrence and Phoebe Wall Howard and Jamie L. LaReau Detroit Free Press Published 4:30 PM EST Feb 8, 2019 John Dingell was a staunch defender of the auto industry, a statement that perhaps undersells the impact of a man credited with helping save the industry during its darkest days. As the longest-serving member of Congress, Dingell, who died Thursday, had a role in shaping American life through legislative efforts involving health care, the environment and civil rights, but as a bulldog for the auto industry and its workers, the Dearborn Democrat's efforts were both applauded and criticized. Marick Masters, a business professor at Wayne State University and director of The Labor Studies Center, said Dingell was a champion of the auto industry because he was a champion of working people. “He believed the auto industry was essential to building a middle class and a high quality of life for working people in Michigan and across the … [Read more...] about How Michigan’s John Dingell helped save the auto industry