JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon, summoned to testify before the Senate Banking Committee Wednesday, described in prepared remarks how his bank came to lose at least $2 billion dollars in risky trades last month.
We speak with Harvard historian Jill Lepore about her new book, that’s filled with characters like Eugenics founder Paul Poenoe and Karen Quinlan, of the right to die case.
Tourism is down sharply in Greece. But art critic Sebastian Smee visited with his family and found a country open for business.
In his new novel, “Beautiful Ruins,” Jess Walter crisscrosses through time and includes a multitude of voices — from a former World War II veteran, to actor Richard Burton.
It’s usually the lifeline of the Greek economy, but the economic crisis and political instability are taking a toll on the country’s tourism industry.
We usually talk to reporter Paul Eisenstein about cars, but when he mentioned he’d recently had a brush with death, we wanted to know more.4 Comments | more »
The International Energy Agency is warning that unless nations take urgent action to reduce carbon dioxide levels, average temperatures on the earth could rise by more than nine degrees Fahrenheit.4 Comments | more »