For years, the company has moved billions in profits to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes. When the IRS pushed it to pay, Microsoft protested that the agency wasn’t being nice. Then it aggressively fought back in court, lobbied Congress and changed the law.
For many rural residents, paying a monthly premium and still facing thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs can feel like having no insurance at all.
The state is spending money to find solutions to some of higher ed’s biggest problems.
The technician who gave you that shiny manicure may be inhaling dangerous levels of toxic chemicals on the job.
Online programs allow students to plug away at their own speed on problems matched to their individual learning needs — a format that works well for some students. But there are also pitfalls.
The interest in taxes comes as states grapple with a marked increase in e-cigarette use among teens. Nearly 28% of high school students reported using e-cigarettes in 2019.
The experience exposes the risks, rewards of increasingly popular free-tuition programs.
Though Sondland had not backed Trump in his bid to be the Republican candidate, he contributed $1 million after the election to Trump’s inaugural committee.
There is nothing requiring the senators to remain silent on the issues. No written law or rule instructs senators to take that approach.
Those who lost special education services were 52 percentage points less likely to graduate high school and 38 points less likely to enroll in college as a result, according to the study.
But fewer students are paying the full tuition. Is widespread discounting helping more people afford higher education, or just making it more complicated?
Using lobbying, the revolving door and “dark pattern” customer tricks, Intuit fended off the government’s attempts to make tax filing free and easy, and created its multibillion-dollar franchise.
Nonprofit hospitals admit they sent $2.7 billion in bills over the course of a year to patients who probably qualified for free or discounted care.
Anxious about diversity and their bottom lines, more schools offer money to the middle.
Fewer than one in five students who go part time will graduate within even eight years.
Data revealed a surprising number of suicides at hotels and motels. It also showed a number of those who killed themselves had experienced eviction or foreclosure or had a medical visit within weeks or days of their death.
Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a web browser or a few lines of computer code can view patient records. One expert warned about it for years.
Artifacts found in Idaho support theory that humans reached the Americas before a land route to Asia existed.
We went to Michael German, a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program and the author of the forthcoming book “Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy,” to inquire about the significance of a seeming burst of enforcement efforts.
As of Aug. 22, 193 potential vaping-related illnesses in 22 states — including Minnesota — had been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.