FROM Daniel Wallach
Scandal Shakes the Billion-dollar Fantasy Sports Industry Fantasy sports are one of the world's largest forms of legalized gambling. They're run by very few companies making a lot of money by charging fees to anyone who wants to field make-believe teams. Now an insider-trading scandal is putting billions of dollars at stake. Daniel Wallach is a Florida attorney with the firm of Baker & Poliakoff. A specialist in sports and gaming law, Wallach says the insider-trading scandal may lead to federal regulation . Photo: Hay Thompson
The flight bumping heard around 'round the world Recent video of a passenger forcibly removed from a United Airlines plane is a worst-case example of what's happened since consolidation into just four US-based carriers. Management seems to be tone-deaf to a decline in service — and even abuse — of passengers.
In Janesville, WI, Middle America meets the new American dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn't prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. We hear what's happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
Does 'hire American' mean fire a foreigner? US companies are allowed to hire employees from other countries with highly developed skills that can't be found here. President Trump says it's being abused as a way to find cheap foreign labor. We hear about the benefits—and the risks—of changing the H-1B program.