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The Company That's Caused California Wildfires Is Cutting Off Power to 2 Million People to Avoid Another One

The state of California allowed PG&E to start charging customers billions more so it could upgrade its grid. The company still hasn't.

9.16.19

Why Purdue Pharma's Bankruptcy Won't Save the Sacklers, the Billionaire Family Behind OxyContin

Several states have already sued — or vowed to sue — the family directly.

8.19.19

Bernie Sanders Sent a Bunch of Pizzas to the Coal Miners Blocking a Train in Kentucky

They're protesting about millions’ worth of unpaid wages from their former employer, Blackjewel.

8.1.19

The Guy Tapped to Become Puerto Rico's Next Governor Is "Throwing More Gasoline on the Fire"

Protesters don’t want Pedro Pierluisi in the governor's mansion.

7.25.19

Puerto Ricans Aren't Done Protesting. “La Junta” Is Why.

The resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló wasn't protesters' only demand.

7.9.19

Here Are All Your Student Debt Questions Answered in One Place

What happens to your debt when you die? And is refinancing ever a good option?

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5.1.19

People in Detroit are hiring paramilitary guards because they've lost faith in the government

Detroit's police shortage and ongoing retention problem has brought a wave of private security companies.

3.12.19

What happens to 2,000 lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma if the company files for bankruptcy

The company is facing over 2,000 lawsuits demanding it pay up for an overdose crisis that's cost the country billions of dollars.

9.13.18

Warren Buffett looks back at Lehman Brothers crash: "We get smarter, but we don't get wiser"

“I describe it as an economic Pearl Harbor,” Warren Buffett, the legendary investor of Berkshire Hathaway, told VICE News.

8.2.18

Here Are All the Changes MoviePass Made to Its Terms of Service In the Last Six Months

The beleaguered company has been updating its terms like it’s changing its Tinder pic.

3.22.18

Weinstein Still Owes Malia Obama Money After Her Internship

The company also owes cash to Robert De Niro, Quentin Tarantino, and David Bowie, according to bankruptcy filings.

2.26.18

50 Cent Swears Under Oath He Doesn't Have Any Bitcoin

It’s not the first time the rapper has flaunted money he doesn’t have on social media.

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