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Global Deal to End Tax Havens Moves Ahead as Nations Back 15% Rate
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Jobs Report Offers Little Reassurance on U.S. Economy

Jobs Report Offers Little Reassurance on U.S. Economy

By Ben Casselman

The gain of 194,000 in September showed the continuing grip of the latest coronavirus wave, though unemployment fell to 4.8 percent.

Global Deal to End Tax Havens Moves Ahead as Nations Back 15% Rate

Global Deal to End Tax Havens Moves Ahead as Nations Back 15% Rate

By Alan Rappeport and Liz Alderman

More than 130 countries agreed to set a minimum tax rate of 15 percent as governments look to end a race to the bottom on corporate taxation.

An Expert on the Criminal Mind, Now He's Suspected in an Arson Spree

An Expert on the Criminal Mind, Now He's Suspected in an Arson Spree

By Thomas Fuller and Livia Albeck-Ripka

Amid a series of arson incidents across Northern California this year, a criminology professor was charged with setting a patch of the Sierra Nevada forest ablaze.

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Where the Suburbs End

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Where the Suburbs End

By Conor Dougherty

A single-family home from the 1950s is now a rental complex and a vision of California's future.

For Teen Girls, Instagram Is a Cesspool

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For Teen Girls, Instagram Is a Cesspool

By Lindsay Crouse

Facebook's internal research suggesting that social media is harming teenage girls will not surprise anyone who is or has been a teenage girl.

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Biden Stresses Low Unemployment Rate After Weak Jobs Report

Video Video: Biden Stresses Low Unemployment Rate After Weak Jobs Report

By The Associated Press

The Labor Department reported that the economy had added 194,000 jobs in September, well below the half-million forecasted. President Biden, however, expressed optimism, pointing to wage growth and an unemployment rate below 5 percent.

Aftermath of Deadly Mosque Bombing in Afghanistan

Video Video: Aftermath of Deadly Mosque Bombing in Afghanistan

By The Associated Press and Reuters

The attack, carried out by an Islamic State suicide bomber at a Shiite mosque in Kunduz, killed dozens of worshipers. The massacre continued the terrorist group's campaign against the Hazara minority.

'No Time to Die' | Anatomy of a Scene

Video Video: 'No Time to Die' | Anatomy of a Scene

By Mekado Murphy

The director Cary Joji Fukunaga narrates an action sequence from his film featuring Daniel Craig.

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