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March 28, 2017 6:35 PM Wharton School to Attract Poets to Business

The University of Pennsylvania’s Moelis Advance Access Program wants to draw liberal arts undergraduates back to campus for an MBA Even William Shakespeare could have benefited from an M.B.A.—or so the nation’s oldest business school would like young poets to think. University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business is set to launch a new program 10

March 24, 2017 9:45 PM Ivanka Trump’s Secret Service detail roiling her D.C. neighbors

Ivanka Trump’s neighbors delivered a handwritten note welcoming her to their gilded Northwest Washington Zip code after she and her husband, Jared Kushner, moved from New York with their three young children. When the president’s daughter did not respond, Rhona Friedman, a lawyer who lives next door, understood. But Friedman and other neighbors were far less patient 13

March 23, 2017 4:45 AM Mayor de Blasio’s education panel closes five troubled schools

Parents and students oppose the school closings at the Mayor's Panel for Educational Policy public meeting at the High School of Fashion Industries in Manhattan on Wednesday. Mayor de Blasio's Panel for Educational Policy voted Wednesday night to close five struggling public schools in Brooklyn and the Bronx. The schools are part of de Blasio’s controversial 42

March 20, 2017 3:40 PM Filmmakers fighting for their cause

Arts.21 - Filmmakers fighting for their cause The US -Pakistani camera woman says she is the only woman pursuing that profession in Pakistan. As a muslim and woman she is constantly confronted with prejudice. Activist Popo Fan fights for freedom for gay, bisexual and transgender people with his documentaries. He is in constant danger in his native China 12

March 20, 2017 3:19 PM Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101

David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who was the last in his generation of one of the country's most famously philanthropic families, died Monday. He was 101. Rockefeller died in his sleep at his home in suburban Pocantico Hills, N.Y., according to his spokesman, Fraser P. Seitel. He was the youngest of six children born to John D. Rockefeller 15

March 20, 2017 3:19 PM David Rockefeller, Banker, Philanthropist, Heir, Dies at 101

David Rockefeller, the U.S. banker, philanthropist, presidential adviser and heir to one of history’s most fabled fortunes, has died. At 101, he was the world’s oldest billionaire. He died Monday at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York, according to an emailed statement from Fraser P. Seitel, a family spokesman. The cause was congestive heart failure 19

March 20, 2017 2:48 PM David Rockefeller, last of generation in family, dies at 101

NEW YORK (AP) - David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great responsibility. Even as children, he and his siblings had to set aside portions of their allowances for charitable giving. That lesson lasted throughout his life; to mark his 100th birthday in 2015, Rockefeller 12

March 19, 2017 7:41 PM Is Trump gutting Meals on Wheels? His budget director says no

Meals on Wheels, the popular nationwide program that provides hot meals to needy seniors, has become a rallying point for critics of President Trump’s proposed budget, which slashes spending on social initiatives to beef up military spending. But on Sunday, the Trump administration answered an emphatic "no" to the question of whether the budget would 22

March 19, 2017 5:51 AM Candy, makeup, K-pop get doused amid China’s ire over THAAD

SEOUL, South Korea — The once-cordial ties between South Korea and its biggest trading partner have soured due to the perception that China has targeted businesses, sports teams and culture to protest deployment of an advanced U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. A South Korean candy maker, a chocolate factory, video games and a soccer team have suffered 26

March 17, 2017 10:37 PM Behind the Powerful Political Art at the Whitney Biennial

“We're in a moment where funding for the arts is in danger, and it shows how urgent it is and how important art is to speak about society,” says Christopher Y. Lew, a co-curator for the 2017 Whitney Biennial, which runs through June 11 at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. The project is an exhibit displayed every two years that surveys 19