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One of Adolf Hitler’s many blunders was to kick smart people out of his country. His hatred of Jews led him to expel a large number of Germany’s most accomplished scientists, many of whom went to the United States. more
The shooting of 12 police officers in Dallas on Thursday suggests spiraling violence: The cops were shot during a protest against the shooting of black men by police. A vicious circle of etribution would be something new for the United States where, unlike in other developed countries, killings by police far outnumber officer deaths in the line of duty. more
Foreign investors have long considered commercial real estate investments in the U.K. and U.S. to be safe havens in an unpredictable world. Brexit may change that calculus. more
Summer is here, and for many in New England, that means trips to destinations domestic and abroad. An all-time record 231 million passengers are expected to fly U.S. airlines between June 1 and August 31, up from 210 million a year ago, according to Airlines for America. That includes 30.5 million travelers on international flights. more
The overall state of children’s health in Rhode Island has shown marked improvement over the last several years. However, further improvement is required. After reviewing the eighteen criteria … more
Sometimes, the heart just wants what it wants. Medtronic, a maker of heart-rhythm devices, announced on Monday that it's paying $1.1 billion for HeartWare International, whose own devices reduce surgical invasiveness when treating patients with heart failure. more
I ate dog just once, and it was an accident. A Chinese scrap-metal dealer with whom I'm friendly invited me to a fancy hotpot restaurant in Chongqing. more
The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union is creating a lot of losers: London’s finance industry. British Prime Minister David Cameron. The pound. The grand cause of European integration. more
When Margaret Thatcher visited the College of Europe in 1988, she joked that a British leader coming to address an elite college of European civil servants was like Genghis Khan being invited to a peace conference. more
The maker of Titleist golf balls is teeing up an IPO. more
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