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Efforts To Close The Gender Pay Gap In Massachusetts

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

The Massachusetts Equal Pay Act goes into effect on Sunday. NPR’s Scott Simon talks with the mayor of Boston, Martin Walsh, about the city’s efforts to close the gender wage gap.

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An Apology And Back Pay For Editor In BBC Gender Pay Inequity Battle

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Former BBC China editor, Carrie Gracie, beams outside the BBC headquarters. Gracie recently came to an agreement regarding her equal-pay dispute with the media company.

The media giant admitted to underpaying former China editor, Carrie Gracie. Both parties have decided on a settlement that is touted as a win in the fight against the gender wage gap.

(Image credit: Dominic Lipinski /PA Images via Getty Images)

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Casino Comeback: ‘Atlantic City’s Best Days Are In Front Of It’

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Beachgoers shower off on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J. on Thursday.

Legendary gambling destination Atlantic City, N.J. has had a tough few years. Now, it wants to re-make itself to offer more: shows, spas, a local beach and dining.

(Image credit: Michelle Gustafson for NPR)

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President Trump Tells Exporters To Be Patient, Shows No Signs Of Backing Down On Trade

Friday, June 29th, 2018

President Trump attended the groundbreaking of a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin Thursday. He’s touting the new Foxconn plant as a sign his economic policies are working, but the evidence is mixed.

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‘Canadians Are Livid’ About Trump And Are Hitting Back By Boycotting U.S. Goods

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

President Trump meets with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G-7 summit in Charlevoix, Canada.

“The brutality of American politics right now is something that is profoundly shocking to Canadians,” says a former Trudeau adviser. “I think many people feel they do not recognize the U.S. anymore.”

(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)

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