American economists Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson on Monday won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics “for improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats”. The Nobel Committee said that auctions are everywhere and affect “our everyday lives”, adding that their discoveries have benefitted sellers, buyers and taxpayers around the world.
A Dallas school district is investigating a high school English teacher who asked students to write about a modernday hero and listed the 17yearold accused of killing two people during Wisconsin protests as one possible option.
Authorities have identified a child killed in a triple shooting in Kansas City as a 1yearold boy, making him the citys youngest homicide victim this year, police said.
President Donald Trump urged his fellow Republicans Wednesday to go for “much higher numbers” in a coronavirus aid bill, as Washington remained deadlocked over economic relief from the crisis ahead of the Nov. 3 elections.