Wall Street slips from latest records; Nasdaq below 5,000

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NEW YORK: US stocks edged lower shortly after the open on Tuesday in the wake of the latest records for the Dow and S&P and the Nasdaq scaling the 5,000 mark for the first time in 15 years. The Nasdaq had notched its first close above the 5,000 milestone since March 10, 2000, buoyed by merger activity, for only the third close above that level in the history of the index. The Dow and S&P closed at…

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Cuba Has Some of the World’s Last Unspoiled Reefs—Will American Tourists Ruin Them?

An unexpected side effect of Cuba and the United States’ strained relations can be seen about 70 miles off the island nation’s southern coastline. Called Jardines de la Reina, or the Queen’s Gardens, the 1,100-square-mile marine reserve is considered one of the world’s most vibrant coral reef habitats. “It’s got […]

Wall Street slips from latest records; Nasdaq below 5,000

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NEW YORK: US stocks edged lower shortly after the open on Tuesday in the wake of the latest records for the Dow and S&P and the Nasdaq scaling the 5,000 mark for the first time in 15 years. The Nasdaq had notched its first close above the 5,000 milestone since March 10, 2000, buoyed by merger activity, for only the third close above that level in the history of the index. The Dow and S&P closed at…

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Cuba Has Some of the World’s Last Unspoiled Reefs—Will American Tourists Ruin Them?

An unexpected side effect of Cuba and the United States’ strained relations can be seen about 70 miles off the island nation’s southern coastline. Called Jardines de la Reina, or the Queen’s Gardens, the 1,100-square-mile marine reserve is considered one of the world’s most vibrant coral reef habitats. “It’s got […]