Monday, December 11, 2017
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By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Dec. 6 (DPI) - If and when CVS Health Corp. closes on its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna Inc., Aetna's chief executive will receive a payout of appreciated stock holdings, salary and severance totaling $500,000,000, according to The Wall Street Journal.  That's $500 million - an amou
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 4 (DPI) - It's been a dramatic eight weeks of disclosures, allegations and instant repercussions for famous men in media, business and politics, and the national reckoning over male behavior in the workplace appears to hardly be over. As of today, about a dozen high-profil
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 27 (DPI) - The Trump administration's FCC wants to roll back so-called Net Neutrality rules for the internet, a move that would allow internet service providers to charge more money for higher bandwidth usage.  It's a form of deregulation seen by many - especially among young
News Features & Profiles of People Worth Reading About
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 4 (DPI) - It's been a dramatic eight weeks of disclosures, allegations and instant repercussions for famous men in media, business and politics, and the national reckoning over
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 7 (DPI) - Sen. Rand Paul grows pumpkins in his yard and "has shown little interest in neighborhood regulations," according to a report yesterday in The New York Times, a disclos
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Nov. 1 (DPI) - Yesterday's terror incident in Manhattan by a radicalized Uzbek immigrant is the latest - yet still rare - Jihadist attack in the US. Eight people - six of them tourists
Finance, Business, Investments & Your Dough
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Sept. 29 (DPI) - Trump may be a national embarrassment, but the US tax code is so deliberately and needlessly complex that even his administration may be able to legislate much-needed
By Stephen Clark
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 24 (DPI) - Sometime next month, America's central bank will begin selling government bonds - $50 billion, it says, every month for a few years to come. It's all to "wind down" a
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY June 2 (DPI) - Donald Trump has pulled the US out of the landmark Paris climate accords, the latest gesture of petty nationalism that, by most measures at least, should trigger varying de
Media, The Net & Messaging
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 14 (DPI) - Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales this week announced the creation of a news service called WikiTribune, and the early returns suggest that journalism by volunteer contributor
By Stephen Clark
NEW YORK, NY Oct. 23 (DPI) - Readers universally unloaded on a shockingly tone-deaf promotion of two classless young publishing entrepreneurs in the NYT today. The report was surprisingly fawning
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C.  Sept. 21 (DPI) - As the PBS documentary "Vietnam" captivates the American public, The Washington Post's Alyssa Rosenberg came up with an odd take on co-director Lynn Novick's fame
Politics, Policy & Public Power
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Dec. 6 (DPI) - If and when CVS Health Corp. closes on its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna Inc., Aetna's chief executive will receive a payout of appreciated stock holdings, salary and se
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 27 (DPI) - The Trump administration's FCC wants to roll back so-called Net Neutrality rules for the internet, a move that would allow internet service providers to charge more mo
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 8 (DPI) - A year after Donald Trump's shocking electoral win, Democrats handily won gubernatorial elections yesterday in New Jersey and Virginia,  a shot across the bow for both
Home, Lifestyle & Gettin' Out of Town
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 29 (DPI) - With the first reports yesterday of the death of 84-year-old Debbie Reynolds - only a day after the passing of her 60-year-old daughter Carrie Fisher - the internet co
By Stephen Clark
(DPI Book Review) Dec. 7, 2016 - There is a good person somewhere in the Yale Law School admissions office. That person exercised his or her institutional power - quiet power about as random as a Ti
By DPI Staff
CHICAGO Oct. 24 (DPI) - As baseball fans settle in for an historic World Series, some may ponder who'll get the credit if the Chicago Cubs break their 108-year championship drought. And the answer, wi
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