Sep 23, 2019

Michelle Williams calls out pay inequality in powerful Emmy speech

Michelle Williams accepts the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie award for "Fosse/Verdon" at the Emmy Awards in Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, Sunday. Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Actress Michelle Williams addressed the gender pay gap while accepting the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie award for "Fosse/Verdon in Los Angeles Sunday.

The big picture: Williams was paid $1,000 to reshoot scenes from 2017′s "All the Money in the World," but her co-star Mark Wahlberg negotiated $1.5 million for the added scenes, AP notes.

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15-year-old Coco Gauff becomes youngest tennis titlist in over a decade

Gauff in a previous match. Photo: Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images.

15-year-old tennis player Coco Gauff won her first WTA tournament title in Austria on Sunday, becoming the youngest tennis titlist since Nicole Vaidisova in 2004, CNN reports.

Details: Gauff lost the qualifying rounds for Sunday's tournament but made the draw when another player dropped out due to injury. She defeated Jelena Ostapenko 6-3, 1-6 and 6-2, and was awarded $43,000 for the win. CNN notes, however, that her tournament winnings are a fraction of what the teenage phenom is expected to make through future sponsorship earnings.

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America's most polarizing brands: News media companies

News media companies make up 12 of the 15 most polarizing brands in America today, according to a new Morning Consult poll provided to Axios. CNN and Fox News continue to be the most divisive news companies.

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Timeline: The major developments in the college admissions scandal

Michelle Janavs, whose family owns food manufacturing company Chef America, maker of Hot Pockets. Photo:
Boston Globe / Contributor

In what Department of Justice prosecutors have called the biggest admissions scam in U.S. history, parents allegedly bribed coaches and paid for forged standardized tests in a conspiracy to get their children into elite American colleges.

Driving the news: Michelle Janavs, whose family created Hot Pockets, was sentenced on Tuesday to five months in prison for agreeing to pay $300,000 in bribes to get her two daughters into universities.

Go deeperArrowUpdated Feb 25, 2020 - Economy & Business