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Why Are So Many Law Firms Trapped in 1995?

Most still keep hard copies of old case files and have their lawyers manually track their hours in six-minute increments. Changes are arriving—slowly.

The Real Reason People Don't Save Enough for Retirement

Trying to educate the undisciplined shifts the blame from where it should be: on America's lousy savings plans.

What's the Matter, Whole Foods?

The upscale grocery store chain is laying off 1,500 employees as competition mounts and consumers demand lower prices.

The Problem of Too Much Talent

It’s true of basketball players, businesspeople, and even baboons: When too many powerful personalities are present, discord ensues.

How Tasteless Suburbs Become Beloved Urban Neighborhoods

The same bungalows that some now see as charming appeared tacky to the people who watched them get built up.

The Data Are Damning: How Race Influences School Funding

Research shows that in Pennsylvania’s public schools skin color, not economics, determines how much money school districts get.

Phase Two of the Volkswagen Scandal: Lawsuits

As 34 class-action cases have been filed in the U.S., on top of criminal inquiries from the German and American governments, the company is lawyering up.

Axel Springer's Purchase of Business Insider

Under the deal announced Tuesday, the German media conglomerate will buy 88 percent of the business-focused news website for $343 million.

Can Private Dollars Fix Public Schools?

A partnership between Microsoft and Philadelphia’s school district was meant to help spur change in the ailing education system. So far results have been mixed.

Exit, Shell

The oil company is is abandoning its work in the Alaskan Arctic after disappointing results from an exploratory well.

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