NY Times Health Care Showdown: Insurance Company’s Profit Indicates Obamacare Isn’t Dead 2017-07-25T14:27:41.000000000+00:00 Centene, one of the largest insurance companies offering coverage under the Affordable Care Act, defied Republican talking points with its tidy profit. Health Bill, Boy Scouts, Jimmy Choo: Your Tuesday Briefing 2017-07-25T13:32:34.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. California Today: California Today: Starting Over, With the Help of Tattoo Removal 2017-07-25T12:23:37.000000000+00:00 Tuesday: Former Los Angeles gang members reinvent themselves, Richard Dawkins is uninvited in Berkeley, and a look back at the legend of Joaquin Murrieta. Michael Kors to Buy Jimmy Choo in $1.2 Billion Deal 2017-07-25T12:21:31.000000000+00:00 The agreement comes as upscale American brands grapple with plummeting sales and tepid profits, particularly in the so-called middle market. Economic Trends: Maybe We’ve Been Thinking About the Productivity Slump All Wrong 2017-07-25T12:00:06.000000000+00:00 What if the weak productivity growth of the last several years is not the cause of low growth, but rather the result of it? Microchip Implants for Employees? One Company Says Yes 2017-07-25T11:50:49.000000000+00:00 Employees at a Wisconsin technology company are volunteering to have microchips implanted in their hands to make unlocking doors and paying for food easier. Trump Steps Up Attacks on His Own Attorney General 2017-07-25T11:46:46.000000000+00:00 In early morning tweets, President Trump criticized his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, and the acting head of the F.B.I. Shakespeare, Under the Sky and Around the Globe 2017-07-25T10:55:28.000000000+00:00 Experience Shakespeare in 360 degrees and the way the Bard intended — in the great outdoors. New York Today: New York Today: Swanky Workplace Perks 2017-07-25T10:32:34.000000000+00:00 Tuesday: Fanciful job benefits, high time for ticks, and New York sharks. By Land, Sea or Catapult: How Smugglers Get Drugs Across the Border 2017-07-25T09:00:25.000000000+00:00 As the United States increases the number of agents, drones, sensors and cameras on the border, smugglers resort to more inventive modes.