TGIF, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance No pizza boxes, batteries or shredded paper — fix your recycling sins Effective paper and plastic recycling is dictated by tossing only “empty, clean and dry” containers. Otherwise, the bin that feeds your green soul is really only a second garbageRead More →

Happy Wednesday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance Harvard discrimination ruling suggests high schools may hinder Asian-American applicants Ruling says teachers’ and guidance counselors’ weaker personal recommendations may hurt Asian-American applicants’ chances. Male surgeons are paid more than female surgeons, even in fields like gynecology Women also hadRead More →

Happy Monday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Four in 10 parents would switch doctors if their pediatrician also treated anti-vaxxer families Health providers are in a ‘challenging position’ in the vaccination debate, research shows. The relatable reason why the ‘tooth fairy’ is leaving less money under the pillow theseRead More →

Sean Gallup/Getty Images Maybe it’s not healthy to pay more attention to your phone than to your friends. What if our smartphones are making us stupid? We are so used to thinking of technology as an unmitigated good, not to mention a key driver of productivity growth, that any potentialRead More →

Of all the bribes allegedly paid to get students into elite universities and disclosed in sweeping charges unveiled Tuesday, none is more eye-popping than the $1.2 million that federal prosecutors say was paid by one applicant’s parents in exchange for admission to Yale University. Overall, prosecutors alleged that parents paidRead More →