It’s that time of year, when graduating students don caps and gowns, and sit through speeches that are meant to inspire, but often are simply forgotten. Knowing this, what can a commencement speaker say that’s memorable and worthwhile?
Financial educator and broadcaster Alvin Hall suggests that speakers be a little less earnest. At his alma mater, Bowdoin College, Hall gave a commencement address that caused quite a stir — and he thinks that's a good thing.
An investigation by Congress reveals that Apple has avoided billions of dollars in taxes in the U.S. by setting up some of the company's top employees abroad and effectively exempting them from taxes.
While Midwesterners see tornadoes almost every spring, few twisters leave the magnitude of damage that yesterday's tornado dropped on Oklahoma. Many are dead, untold numbres are injured, and the damage is likely to be in the billions.
As the Syrian conflict deepens, increasingly, the violence appears to be spilling beyond the country’s borders into the neighboring countries of Iraq and Lebanon.
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