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Russia has cut off Ukraine's gas supplies in the past and is threatening to do it again. The latest payment dispute comes at a sensitive moment in the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
Nelson Shanks tells the Philadelphia Daily News a shadow on the left side of the painting represents not only the infamous dress, but also "a shadow on the office he held, or on" President Clinton.
A Commerce Department report shows paychecks are fatter, prices are leaner and Americans are saving more. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.5 percent. That's helping consumers on the rebound from recession.
Jeep, the iconic brand of rugged off-road vehicles, got its start internationally carrying soldiers and equipment across the battlefields of World War II. Now, Jeep is making another international push, but this time it’s hoping to drive sales in the white hot crossover SUV market, with the new Jeep Renegade.
Fiat-Chrysler, which owns the Jeep brand, sold over 1 million cars last year, and the company hopes to nearly double that figure to 1.9 million over the next five years as it adds production lines in Brazil, China and India.
If your name is John, congratulations. If you've got a woman's name — literally any woman's name — well, here's the deal.
The New York Times' data journalism venture The Upshot reported Monday there are more CEO's named "John" at S&P 1500 companies than there are women CEOs.
If you toss the names Robert, William and James in the mix, you end up with four CEOs with those names for every female CEO. The Upshot has dubbed that measurement the "Glass Ceiling Index," and they spun it out to several other institutions and fields:
It's not a perfect measure of equality — the Times notes common names won't change at the same rate as gender representation — but it's a stark snapshot of women's standing in the boardroom.
The South Pacific nation wants to replace its flag that has a Union Jack and a shield that bears the country's coat of arms. The current flag was adopted in 1970 following independence from Britain.
The Maryland Democrat has served in the Senate since 1987, and was the first woman to chair the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee.