By Julia Angwin, ProPublica, Noam Scheiber, The New York Times and Ariana Tobin, ProPublica
This story was co-published with The New York Times.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- A few weeks ago, Verizon placed an ad on Facebook to recruit applicants for a unit focused on financial planning and analysis. The ad showed a smiling, millennial-aged woman seated at a computer and promised that new hires could look forward to a rewarding career in which they would be “more than just a number.”
Update Wed. 10:15 pm. The Washington State Dept. of Transportation says that as of 9:48 pm Wednesday evening all lanes of Southbound Interstate 5 at Mounts Road (milepost 116) have reopened.
Crews were able to complete work activities that required a right lane closure ahead of schedule. The Mounts Road on-ramp to SB I-5 has also reopened. WSDOT says there are "No remaining closures following the Monday train derailment."
(BERKELEY, CA.) -- The Republican tax plan to be voted on this week is likely to pass. “The American people have waited 31 long years to see our broken tax code overhauled,” the leaders of the Koch’s political network insisted in a letter to members of Congress, urging swift approval.