NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 12:52 2019-09-11

The income inequality crisis that wasn’t

Socialist senior citizen Bernie Sanders has regularly characterized supposedly rampant income inequality as the “defining crisis of our time,” and lamented throughout his presidential campaign that “t...

The income inequality crisis that wasn’t

Source: washingtonexaminer.com

Housing costs exacerbate income inequality Households with incomes in the top 25 percent have seen their housing costs fall, while those with incomes in the bottom 10 percent have seen housing costs rise the most, according to a study by Apartment List researchers....
17:39 2019-06-13

ILO report shows increasing income inequality — Where does Canada stand? According to the report, the lowest 20 per cent of income earners receive less than one per cent of the total worldwide income — a statistic that has not moved in the last 13 years....
03:01 2019-07-05

Dan Crenshaw: Tlaib's income inequality reform plan 'encourages people not to work' Rep. Rashida Tlaib's, D-Mich., new plan to fight poverty is a "deeply immoral" proposition that encourages people not to work, according to Rep. Dan Crenshaw....
06:13 2019-06-11

DIGGING DEEPER: Low income residents face housing crisis TUCSON – A longtime Tucson resident believes she will be the new face of homelessness, and it appears she is not alone. Lilly Rose Krugly, 75, told News 4 Tucson the rental market in Tucson for government-assisted locations is slim to none. Krugly has lived in her complex for 15 years, and it recent...
09:26 2019-08-13

Fixed-income investments like bonds aim for steady income, lower risk in your portfolio Many investors depend on fixed income as part of their strategy. These types of investments can generate payout of interest and return of principal.       ...
16:00 2019-06-17

Inequality: is it rising, and can we reverse it? The UK ranks among the most unequal nations in Europe and many people feel they are not sharing in the country’s wealthIncome inequality has risen sharply since the 1970s in most advanced economies around the world, and has been blamed for increasingly polarised politics. Continue reading......
16:26 2019-09-09

Health Inequality Is Getting Worse in the U.S. Americans who have had the misfortune of becoming seriously sick know that the country’s health care system is deeply broken, even if you have insurance. But a new study out Friday highlights the widening gap in who gets to be healthy. Over a 25-year period leading up to 2017, it found, health inequ...
21:52 2019-06-28

Ask Us Your Questions About Inequality in California Tuesday: We want to hear from you about the stories you want to read. Also: Gov. Gavin Newsom takes action on vaping, and Kim Gordon recommends a taco spot....
16:26 2019-09-17

Ask Your Questions About Inequality in California Times reporters are taking a deeper look at the issues driving inequality in California, and we want to know what questions you have. Ask them and help decide what they'll dig into....
02:39 2019-09-17

Swiss women go on strike over inequality Switzerland is one of the lowest-ranked countries in the West in terms of wage equality. Public workers in Zürich have disputed that supporting the strike violates political neutrality laws....
13:39 2019-06-14

The Women’s World Cup’s Other Inequality: Rich vs. Poor Pay is not the only notable gap in women’s soccer. There is also the matter of federation support. Fund-raising in Florida, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz know this as well as anyone....
17:00 2019-05-24

5 ways to fight wealth inequality, according to economists With bold and targeted steps, economists say, government can increase opportunity for people in ways that strengthen, not weaken, American capitalism....
20:52 2019-06-19

Gender inequality is one of the most persistent evils of our times It's been almost two years since millions of women across the world used the simple, yet powerful, hashtag #MeToo. During this time, women have exposed, in various ways, the everyday nature of gender-based violence, harassment and discrimination. Drawing from the origins of the term Me Too, the move...
11:26 2019-09-17

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by comparison, UN economists said on Thursday....
16:39 2019-07-04

AI that spots inequality could monitor living conditions in cities An algorithm that can detect inequality in cities from Google Street View images, could be used to monitor projects aimed at improving living conditions...
15:39 2019-05-21

Germany unveils aid plan to combat regional inequality German officials have agreed to an investment plan that will target economic and infrastructure disparities around the country. The aim is to strengthen regional governments and promote the "homeland."...
00:52 2019-07-11

‘Inequality’ job listing at The New Republic draws social media’s ire After absorbing a drubbing on social media, The New Republic has improved a job posting for the position of “deputy inequality editor,” which required 29.5 hours of work a week — with no benefits. “Long a champion of equality in all its guises, The New Republic is looking for an editor to oversee a ...
20:00 2019-06-27

Marginalized groups hit hardest by inequality and stigma in cities Millicent Auma Otieno, a Kenya-based human rights and community activist, campaigns on behalf of women and persons with disabilities who face stigmatization, as a result of cultural and religious beliefs.  In an interview with UN News, Ms. Otieno reinforced the message that inequality is prevalent i...
07:39 2019-08-27

Hollywood Diversifies After Rebuke Over Racial and Gender Inequality Major Hollywood studios, stung by recent criticism about racial and gender inequality across the film industry, have been implementing measures aimed at elevating talent from underrepresented backgrounds....
12:00 2019-08-28

Democrats want to solve an inequality problem that doesn't exist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tells us that wealth inequality is at grotesque and immoral levels. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a plan to tax everyone lots and lots to solve this. The slight problem is that the Federal Reserve tells us that wealth inequality isn't at those high levels. In fact, ...
14:13 2019-06-18

Don't miss: Visualising inequality, space comms and a rare pregnancy See society through virtual lenses, explore how space links thawed the cold war, hear why a man became pregnant, plus other vital dates for your diary...
15:39 2019-05-21

'The poor are punished': Dorian lays bare inequality in the Bahamas The tourist destination relies on a life support system of fishermen, hotel workers and laborers. They’ve been hardest hit Holidaymakers queuing at immigration at the Bahamas’ Nassau airport are still serenaded by three pink-shirted men playing jovial music. They are still sunbathing on the beaches ...
20:39 2019-09-14

Why efforts to get kids into STEM could be making education inequality worse Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a priority for governments around the world. For example, the UK’s current commitment to increasing investment in research and development to 2.4 percent of GDP by 2027 means that we need to train 260,000 more researchers to carry...
17:26 2019-09-16

Ox-drawn plows to blame for increased inequality in Eurasia beginning in 4,000 BC The adoption of the ox-drawn plow, not the advent of agriculture, triggered an accelerating increase in inequality among Eurasian societies beginning around 4000 B.C....
03:00 2019-09-19

Rise of mental illness worldwide tied to austerity, inequality Austerity, income inequality and job insecurity are leading to a global rise in mental illness, according to a new United Nations report. Dr. Dainius Pūras, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on health, told The Guardian that world governments should look into addressing inequality and discrimination as ...
18:39 2019-06-27

'Karl Marx failed to consider software': billionaire Tom Steyer on inequality and his 2020 run The Democratic party mega-donor has to distinguish himself from other candidates with no widespread name recognition in the 2020 fieldTom Steyer entered the Democratic primary with a singular advantage: the largest fortune of any 2020 candidate. It could also be his biggest liability.Reflecting on t...
08:52 2019-07-16

UN Scientists Just Endorsed a Piece of the Green New Deal to Fight Global Inequality The United Nations released a new science-based report Wednesday that shows the ways climate change can reverse the progress the world has made to end inequality through the U.N.’s sustainable development goals. The international institution offers plenty of solutions to combat this disappointing re...
02:00 2019-09-13

Ashley Biden knows a presidential campaign is coming. For now, she’s talking hoodies and economic inequality. Ashley Biden designed the staff uniforms for the Hamilton Hotel, has a do-gooder fashion brand and is navigating the inevitable scrutiny of her dad's run for the White House....
21:26 2019-06-12

What Happens If You Hit the Roth IRA Income Cap? Roth IRAs are popular in part because they’re designed for people who expect to earn more as they move toward retirement. Since you’re taxed when you contribute, and not when you withdraw, the theory is that you’re at a lower tax bracket now than you will be by the time you think about retiring....
01:00 2019-06-08

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call it climate change,” she said. “It’s a climate cri...
18:39 2019-07-31

Own a home? How you can get some tax-free income this summer Travel season is about to heat up. Here's what you should know if you want to rent out your dwelling to vacationers and reap a windfall on the side....
15:52 2019-05-21

Today Is Not The Last Day To File Income Tax Return (ITR) Last week itself, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) extended the ITR filing deadlineto August 31, 2019, from the previous ITR filing deadline of July 31, 2019. It was reported that some of the......
17:52 2019-07-31

Boost your retirement income with these key moves The more money you have in retirement, the more freedom and flexibility you'll enjoy. Here are a few strategic moves to boost retirement income.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Here's All You Need To Know About Filing A Belated Income Tax Return When income tax return is not filed within the due date, interest under section 234A of Income Tax Act is levied. The taxpayer is liable to pay simple interest at 1 per cent per month or part of a......
03:13 2019-09-08

Aptiv Q2 net income falls 5.8 percent The company with a major stake in autonomous vehicle r&d said its second-quarter operating margin declined to 11.2 percent from 12.9 percent because of unfavorable impacts of foreign currency exchange and other factors....
19:13 2019-07-31

Is it time to switch income tax with a sales tax? With wealth inequality rising the case for raising revenue via a consumption tax is compellingIs it time for the US to consider switching from income tax to a progressive consumption tax as a way of addressing growing wealth inequality? Many economists have long favoured a consumption-based tax syst...
13:39 2019-09-05

Income Options Are Coming to 401(k) Plans More employers are exploring ways to help 401(k) participants turn their savings into a sustainable income in retirement, even ahead of Congress passing legislation that would make it easier to do so....
20:39 2019-07-11

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax returns. The new rule is expected to benefit......
11:52 2019-07-05

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and legislative compensation committee empaneled by G...
03:13 2019-06-08

Freddie net income falls, to pay U.S. $1.8 bln in dividends Freddie Mac's net income fell in the second quarter from a year-ago due to derivative losses, while it will pay the U.S. Treasury Department $1.8 billion in dividends by September, the mortgage finance agency said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-07-31

Who Must Obtain A PAN? Income Tax Department Explains PAN card rules: PAN or Permanent Account Number is a 10-digit alphanumeric identification number is issued by the Income Tax Department to assessees including individuals and charitable trusts. The......
15:39 2019-07-17

Have You Filed Your Income Tax Return? Key Things You Need To Know The taxman has provided seven forms - named ITR 1, ITR 2, ITR 3, ITR 4, ITR 5, ITR 6 and ITR 7 - for filing of ITR, and one form - ITR-V - for verification, according to its website -......
16:00 2019-08-10

Magna says Q2 net income fell 28 percent Magna International trimmed its sales forecast for the year, as it expects a drop in vehicle production in North America and Europe due to weak global demand and the impact of U.S.-China trade tensions....
19:00 2019-08-08

How to get the most from this tax-free source of retirement income Managed properly, cash value life insurance can complement your retirement planning strategy. But beware: You'll need to work closely with your advisor to avoid a tax trap....
18:00 2019-08-18

You Have To Pay These Penalty Charges For Missing Income Tax Deadline Penalty charges for missing income tax deadline: An income tax return not furnished by the due date set by the Income Tax Department is called a belated return. A belated return of income is furnished......
12:39 2019-08-16

How much the average income nets you after taxes in every state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

US sues for Edward Snowden's income from new book The Justice Department aims to "recover all proceeds" from the whistleblower's new book. Snowden said the move shows his memoir, "Permanent Record," is "so truthful that it was literally against the law to write."...
18:39 2019-09-18

Have You Filed Your Income Tax Return? The Deadline Is 7 Days Away Filing the income tax return after the due date, which is August 31, 2019, will invite penalties from the income tax department, amount ranging from Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 10,000 depending on the degree of......
16:52 2019-08-24

Wondering Which Form To Use For Income Tax Return? Find Out Here Income tax return (ITR) forms for e-filing tax returns: The Income Tax Department has provided an independent portal for e-filing of income tax return - www.incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in. The online......
13:13 2019-07-23

Even community colleges are too expensive for low-income students Lyric Young’s financial experience in community college was luckier than most. Yet she is now struggling to afford to continue her education at a public four-year college. Young, who lives in Manhattan, was part of the City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Program, while she a...
21:52 2019-06-03

Citigroup tempers net interest income guidance Citigroup Inc said on Monday that it expects net interest income to be up between 3% and 4% for the year, compared with prior guidance of 4% growth....
21:39 2019-09-09

How To Verify Income Tax Return (ITR) Online Using Aadhaar ITR verification: E-verification of income tax return via Aadhaar OTP is one of the ways listed by the Income Tax Department for assessees looking to verify their ITR online, according to information......
10:13 2019-07-23

What's the Best Way to Get a Car Loan If I Have the Income but Not a Good Credit Score? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing low credit score purchases, buying a modified car or whether to keep or trade a discontinued car....
18:52 2019-05-24

Gentex Q2 net income stays flat at $109 million Revenue increased 3 percent to $468.7 million over the second quarter of 2018, Gentex said, noting it improved its results despite an 8 percent drop in global auto production and "overly optimistic" auto industry forecasts....
20:00 2019-07-19

CORRECTED-Freddie net income falls, to pay U.S. $1.8 bln in dividends Freddie Mac's net income fell in the second quarter from a year-ago due to derivative losses, while it expects to pay the U.S. Treasury Department $1.8 billion in dividends by September, the mortgage finance agency said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-08-01

Here Are Five Ways To Verify Income Tax Returns Online ITR e-verification: Filing the ITR by the stipulated deadline of August 31, 2019 ensures that the assessee does not have to bear any penalty charges....
15:00 2019-08-03

A $1.7 Million Loan, $30,000 in Income. Prosecutors Are Now Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal inquiry into lending practices in the taxi industry....
19:39 2019-09-10

Here Are 10 Income Tax Provisions Announced In Budget 2019 Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her first Budget made no changes in the income tax structure. However, she announced a slew of new income tax proposals that could impact many tax payers. "We......
13:13 2019-07-06

Bernie says he'll probably raise payroll, income taxes to pay for 'Medicare for All' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., specified Tuesday how he would pay for his Medicare for All" program, which critics have lambasted for its cost and impact on the federal budget....
00:52 2019-05-29

Investors scrambling for income should look at these dividend ETFs, according to Morningstar As bond yields plunge to historic lows, investors craving for steady income are turning to dividend-focused funds. But beware — not all dividend exchange-traded funds are created equal....
02:26 2019-09-09

U.S. Bank Regulator Pitches Low-Income Lending Rule Changes A Trump-appointed bank regulator is touring the country trying to sell his plans to modify lower-income lending requirements and overcome resistance from other regulators, banks and community advocates....
00:52 2019-08-20

How To Claim Rs 3.5 Lakh Income Tax Deduction Against Home Loans The government has now proposed to introduce Section 80EEA to allow for an additional interest deduction of up to Rs 1.5 lakh on repayment of home loans....
12:26 2019-07-10

Democrats' Emerging Tax Idea: Look Beyond Income, Target Wealth Lawmakers and 2020 candidates offer a range of options focused on capturing some of the trillions of dollars in assets belonging to the nation’s richest. Among the ideas: Tax it all at death, tax asset appreciation or claim a sliver every year....
12:00 2019-08-28

Wealth gap in the US: These 25 counties have the widest income gaps in the nation Some income disparity is to be expected in a capitalist society such as the US. But the gap is growing in some parts of America, especially the South.        ...
16:39 2019-05-26

Income Tax Department Asked To Add 1.30 Crore New Filers This Fiscal The income tax department has been tasked to add 1.30 crore new return filers in the current financial year as part of the government's plan to widen the tax base in the country....
08:26 2019-07-07

NYC allocates $250K to help low-income women obtain abortions The city has secured $250,000 to pay for abortion services for low-income women who do not have access to safe and affordable health care, lawmakers said on Friday. The one-time allocation of funds from the City Council will be given to the New York Abortion Access Fund and was championed by the Wom...
02:13 2019-06-15

Deadline For Filing Income Tax Return Is Just 9 Days Away: 10 Points The last date for filing of income tax returns for assessment year 2019-20 (financial year 2018-19) is August 31, 2019. Last month, the government extended the original deadline of July 31 by one......
16:00 2019-08-22

Hurry! Last 2 Days Left To File Your Income Tax Return (ITR) The due date for assessees to file their income tax return (ITR) for assessment year 2019-20 (financial year 2018-19) is August 31. The Income Tax Department has provided seven ITR forms to enable......
22:52 2019-08-29

Income Tax Bar May Be Raised In Budget To Revive Economy: Report Any tax exemptions will add stimulus to an economy that's slowed sharply this year, with growth reaching a five-year low of 5.8 per cent in the first three months of the year....
12:13 2019-06-20

Cuomo rips judge’s ruling on lawmakers’ outside income ALBANY—Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted Friday’s ruling by a state judge that struck down outside income limits for lawmakers with outside gigs, calling it “confused.” The outside income restriction was part of package that included fat pay hikes for legislators. “I think it was a confused ruling. And I do...
03:13 2019-06-11

How Income Tax Liability Is Set To Change From Assessment Year 2020-21 Income tax rules (interim Budget 2019): Careful planning of investments as perincome tax lawscan lead to a significant reduction in the assessees' overall tax outgo, say financial advisors....
15:39 2019-06-11

Missed Income Tax Return (ITR) Filing Deadline? Here Are Your Options There are three categories of individual taxpayers- individuals (below the age of 60 years) which includes residents as well as non-residents, resident senior citizens (60 years and above but below 80......
14:13 2019-09-03

Budget 2019: No Changes In Income Tax Structure For Small Taxpayer Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced no changes in the income tax structure in the first Budget of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second term. Leaving the income tax slabs and rates intact,......
11:52 2019-07-05

Florida Seminole tribe goes to 'war' again with state over gambling income The ‘unconquered tribe’ is withholding $350m under a revenue sharing agreement, but tribe says the state has reneged on the dealIn more than a century and a half since the end of Florida’s Seminole Wars, the Native American tribe has proudly boasted of its status as the only one never to sign a peac...
09:26 2019-06-13

Deadline For Income Tax Return Filing Extended: 10 Things To Know In a major relief to the taxpayers, the Income Tax Department has extended the deadline for filing income tax return (ITR) by individuals for financial year 2018-19 by a month till August 31. The......
13:26 2019-07-24

The top 1% income earners by state: Here's how much you need to make to qualify 24/7 Wall St. reviewed tax data to find the minimum income threshold of the top 1% of earners. Here's each state's earning level to make its top 1%.        ...
13:39 2019-06-03

AIG profit beats on strong underwriting, investment income Insurer American International Group Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, boosted by improved underwriting in general insurance business and higher investment income, sending its shares up 2.7% in extended trading....
22:39 2019-08-07

Government To Raise Income Tax Exemption For NPS Subscribers: 5 Points Budget 2019: Under NPS scheme, a government employee contributes towards pension from monthly salary along with matching contribution from the employer. The funds are then invested in earmarked......
13:13 2019-07-06

What's the average annual income after taxes in every state? 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
13:01 2019-06-01

Not Filing An Income Tax Return In Due Time Attracts This Much Penalty Income tax return last date: Income tax assessees - who were originally required to file their income tax returns by July 31 - will be required to file their ITRs by August 31, according to an......
13:26 2019-07-24

Steps To Check Income Tax Return (ITR) Status Online The taxman said that the total number of ITRs filed from April 1 to August 31 this year rose to 5.65 crore, compared to the corresponding period a year ago....
04:39 2019-09-05

Government Extends Due Date For Filing Of Income Tax Return The original due date for assessees - including salaried taxpayers and entities not required to get their accounts audited - to file their income tax returns for financial year 2018-19 (assessment......
22:26 2019-07-23

Does Updating Your Income Information Raise Your Credit Score? What could you do with a sky-high credit limit? I mean, what couldn’t you do? If you’ve seen prompts from your credit card issuer to update your income to find out if you’re eligible for a higher credit limit, you may wonder if it’s worth supplying that bit of personal info. I promise you it’s not a...
02:26 2019-08-29

Median U.S. Household Income Showed No Growth in 2018 The median U.S. household income remained essentially flat at $63,179 in 2018 after three straight years of growth, according to Census Bureau figures that offer a broad look at Americans’ financial well-being....
12:00 2019-09-11

Program lends hand to low-income animal owners A nationwide program is providing aid to pet owners in low-income neighborhoods to reduce the number of animals sent to shelters; Pets for Life provides free or low-cost animal medical services, supplies and food to clients. (Sept. 18)        ...
13:52 2019-09-18

Clubs to get 1/4 of income from Champions League prize money The 32 clubs kicking off the Champions League next week will rely on UEFA prize money for one-quarter of their total combined revenue this season       ...
13:39 2019-09-12

Bank of America trims net interest income guidance Bank of America Corp lowered its annual net interest income guidance on Wednesday to reflect a weakened interest rate environment as the second-largest U.S. lender reported higher-than expected earnings fueled by strong consumer trends....
16:39 2019-07-17

Blackstone CEO blames gap between rich and poor on income 'insufficiency' Steve Schwarzman outlined what he called a Marshall plan for the middle class that would introduce a higher minimum wageIncome “insufficiency”, not inequality, is to blame for the widening gap between rich and poor, private equity titan Steve Schwarzman said on Thursday, becoming the latest billiona...
05:13 2019-05-22

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 million to Australia’s tax office this week....
13:00 2019-07-18

Trump says he will unveil 'middle-income' tax plan in 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration would unveil a tax overhaul plan aimed at middle-income households next year, amid the 2020 presidential election....
06:26 2019-09-13

How To Avail Income Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) NPS scheme: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman increased the income tax exemption limit on withdrawal from NPS and also announced some additional income tax benefits for employees who......
10:00 2019-07-11

Zillow's Skylar Olsen: Housing will become a 'larger share of your income' CNBC's Diana Olick and Skylar Olsen, Zillow's director of economic research, join "The Exchange" to discuss May's sinking home sales and future home shortages....
20:39 2019-06-27

Budget: Industry Body For Hike In 80C Income Tax Deduction To Rs 3 Lakh India Budget 2019: Assocham, in its Pre-Budget Memorandum has demanded that the deductions under the Section 80C of the Income Tax act should be increased to Rs 3 lakh from existing deduction limit of......
16:39 2019-06-14

The FCC continues fight against fraud and abuse of Lifeline low-income subsidies The FCC is focusing on fraud reduction in the Lifeline program, which gives a $9.25 monthly discount on landline, cellular or broadband services.       ...
04:52 2019-08-20

Budget 2019: Major Changes Announced On Filing Of Income Tax Return Income tax return changes announced in Budget 2019: The government announced "interchangeability of PAN and Aadhaar", meaning those who do not have PAN will be able to file income tax returns by......
16:00 2019-07-09

Nissan’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa Resigns After Receiving Dubious Income (YOKOHAMA, Japan) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa tendered his resignation Monday after acknowledging that he had received dubious income and vowed to pass the leadership of the Japanese automaker to a new generation. “It would have been better if I had been able to resolve every...
17:13 2019-09-09

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble for corporate profit margins and the share prices that are ultimately dependent on them.” GOOD....
17:13 2019-06-10

Commentary: We need to make sure new drug cures don't widen income gap for the poor Drugmakers need to make sure there's equitable access to effective therapies and that the destiny of a child with a debilitating disease doesn't turn on which insurance pool they're born into....
15:13 2019-05-21

Jeffrey Gundlach's DoubleLine to launch Income Fund: SEC filings DoubleLine Capital, run by widely followed investor Jeffrey Gundlach, is planning to launch a new fund that will invest in mortgage-backed securities, other asset-backed securities and collateralized......
02:39 2019-06-13

Low-Income College Students Are Being Taxed Like Trust-Fund Babies Higher education officials are calling on Congress to fix a provision in the Trump administration’s tax overhaul that has caused unintended tax increases....
19:52 2019-05-21

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chidiac have become the first female Australian players to join a growing global movement in which footballers pledge 1% of their income to help tackle so...
00:39 2019-05-30

Rolling Stones concert goers to get schooled on lifetime income The band is back following Mick Jagger's heart surgery. The concert sponsor hopes attendees will ask how long their money will last in retirement....
21:52 2019-06-09

Italy's Salvini says citizen's income scheme needs reviewing: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday the citizen's income scheme introduced earlier this year would need reviewing if the League won elections....
07:52 2019-08-14

Income Tax Returns (ITR) Filing Deadline Ends Today. Ten Things To Know The deadline for filing income tax returns for assessment year 2019-20 (financial year 2018-19) ends today. It is compulsory for individuals earning a specified amount of income in a year to file......
19:52 2019-08-31

Income Tax Return (ITR) Filing Deadline Ends In 3 Days: 10 Things To Know Only three days are left to file income tax returns for assessment year 2019-20 (financial year 2018-19). It is compulsory for individuals who earn a specified amount of annual income to file income......
09:39 2019-08-28

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
09:26 2019-05-28

Ready To File Income Tax Return? How To Prepare And Submit It Online Income tax return filing process: The Income Tax Department earlier this month extended the due date for assessees to file their income tax return by a month, to August 31. Once can prepare and submit......
17:52 2019-07-31

U.S. women with less income, education often lack access to infertility care (Reuters Health) - Although women from all walks of life tend to experience infertility at similar rates, a new U.S. study suggests there are wide disparities in access to treatment....
02:52 2019-07-18

Race, income may impact U.S. oral cancer screening rates Only about 1 in 3 U.S. adults say a dentist has ever examined them for oral cancer - and most of those who remember getting such exams are non-Hispanic whites, a new study suggests....
11:00 2019-09-17

Japan's Abe in hotseat after pension report highlights income-savings gap Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pensions alone, a topic likely to become an issue in an election for parliament's upper house....
10:13 2019-06-19

Income Tax Return Filing Deadline 2 Weeks Away, Here's A Quick Guide The I-T department provides various forms for income tax assessees to file their ITR or income tax return. Meant for different types of taxpayers, such as salaried or self-employed individuals and......
22:52 2019-08-17

Income Tax For Super Rich Still Lower Than In US, China: Finance Ministry Justifying the raising of tax incidence on super-rich, the finance ministry said the highest tax rate in India was still lower than many countries, including the US and China, and it was a worldwide......
19:13 2019-07-07

Two top fixed-income portfolio managers exit Eaton Vance Bond fund managers Kathleen Gaffney and Henry Peabody left Eaton Vance Corp at the end of June and have been replaced by existing members of the firm's fixed-income team, a spokeswoman told Reuters....
17:52 2019-07-19

Steps To Check Status Of E-Filed Income Tax Return (ITR) Online For filing of income tax return, individuals are required to register on the Income Tax Department's e-filing portal - incometaxindiaefiling.gov.in - using their Permanent Account Number (PAN)....
18:00 2019-07-20

Kanye West wants to build ‘Star Wars’-inspired low-income housing Use the market force. Kanye West is building a fleet of “Star Wars”-esque shelters in a California forest. “Inspired by Luke Skywalker’s childhood home, West has been working with a team to design prefabricated structures that sport the same austere aesthetic, with the goal of depl...
20:39 2019-07-11

J&K Bank Case: Income-Tax Department Initiates Probe, Conducts Raids Within days of anti-corruption bureau action against J&K Bank, the Income-Tax Department Tuesday initiated probe into the alleged irregularities and conducted searches at 10 premises on a business......
13:26 2019-06-11

How London homeowners are turning to short-term rentals for extra income With holiday accommodation rental site HomeAway, your property could earn you extra income when you're away – and some London homes could earn more than £1,000 per booking...
21:26 2019-07-16

Trump mocks debating Democrats, touts middle-income tax cut at GOP retreat As the Dems bashed each other on the debate stage Thursday night, President Trump joined in — mocking the primary candidates, environmentalists and even energy-efficient light bulbs. In a speech before the House Republicans’ annual retreat in Baltimore, Trump took a shot at “Crazy ...
13:13 2019-09-13

Study: Well-educated, high-income women more likely to seek infertility treatment Only 33 percent of women with a high school degree or less who experienced infertility reported visiting a medical provider for the issue, compared to over 80 percent of women with at least a college degree....
18:26 2019-06-28

As U.S. college admission process opens, scandal weighs on low-income students Christine Bascombe, a New York City high school student who dreams of attending Cornell University, says she was devastated last spring to hear that dozens of rich parents had committed fraud to get their children into elite colleges....
12:26 2019-08-07

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees after creating a fake webpage of the Income Tax......
20:13 2019-06-13

DIGGING DEEPER: City works to combat low-income housing shortage TUCSON – We have an update on a story we told you about on the lack of housing for low-income and senior renters who receive Section 8 benefits. News 4 Tucson has been digger deeper into possible solutions to the problem. We told you about Lilly Rose Krugly, a 75-year-old grandmother on oxygen...
14:26 2019-08-22

In a world of disappearing income, these stable stocks pay a high dividend yield These stocks gives investors a higher yield than the market and the 10-year Treasury, thanks to their high and growing dividends and low credit risk....
21:00 2019-09-04

US Entrepreneur Andrew Yang Mounts White House Bid Around Basic Income Tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang may not become the next US president, but the clear-headed futurist has mounted a surprisingly vigorous White House bid centered around his plan for universal basic......
11:26 2019-09-01

Study Shows Income Gap Between Rich and Poor Keeps Growing, With Deadly Effects The Government Accountability Office, which looked at the relationship between income, wealth and longevity, found that poor people are living shorter lives and the rich are living longer....
01:26 2019-09-11

JPMorgan Chase lowers 2019 outlook for net interest income to $57 billion JPMorgan Chase & Co lowered its outlook for 2019 net interest income by about $500 million on Tuesday, following similar moves by rival big banks Wells Fargo & Co and Citigroup Inc ....
23:26 2019-09-10

Booker proposes capping rent paid by Americans at 30 percent of their income As part of a broader affordable housing plan, the White House hopeful said he would offer a tax credit to ensure people don’t face “insurmountable financial challenges to put a roof over their heads.”...
16:13 2019-06-05

CORRECTED-Two top fixed-income portfolio managers exit Eaton Vance Bond fund managers Kathleen Gaffney and Henry Peabody left Eaton Vance Corp at the end of June and have been replaced by existing members of the firm's fixed-income team, a spokeswoman told Reuters....
22:26 2019-07-22

CBOE Holdings Launches S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index CHICAGO – September 26, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), a benchmark index designed to track the hypothetical performance of a partial buy-write strategy applied to stocks containe...
21:52 2019-05-21

CBOE Launches S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index (SPRI) CHICAGO, IL – January 31, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index, which is designed to serve as a benchmark for investors aiming for consistent income distributions while taking the view that short-term...
22:13 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Fidelity to curb investments in Woodford Income Focus Fund Investment firm Fidelity International said on Tuesday that it has decided to restrict its customers from making new investments in money manager Neil Woodford's Income Focus Fund....
14:26 2019-06-18

How Will PM Modi Double Farmers' Income? European Union Asks India At WTO Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO's quarterly agriculture committee meeting......
22:26 2019-06-17

Probe Agency Raids Income Tax Officer, Charges Him For Money Laundering The Enforcement Directorate said on Saturday that it has raided multiple locations linked to IRS officer Neeraj Singh, a commissioner in the income tax department, in connection with a money......
22:13 2019-09-14

UPDATE 1-Saudi Aramco's first-half net income falls 12% on lower oil prices Top oil producer Saudi Aramco maintained its position as the world's most profitable company on Monday even as it reported a 12% drop in first-half net income to $46.9 billion due to lower oil prices....
10:39 2019-08-12

U.S. states cheer April income tax deluge but analysts urge caution April, typically a big revenue month for U.S. states that levy personal income taxes, was especially robust this year, making up for subpar collections in prior months, but analysts cautioned the tax surge underscores how state budgets face greater volatility from federal tax law changes and the sto...
21:39 2019-05-21

700 Crores "Undisclosed Income" Found In Raids On Tamil Nadu Distilleries The Income Tax Department has recovered Rs 700 crore unaccounted income during search and seizure operation on two major producers of beer and IMFL (Indian-made foreign liquor) in Tamil Nadu....
06:39 2019-08-11

Will a universal basic income plan work? A California town is testing it out A nonprofit in Stockton, California, has been giving out $500 a month to local residents after it was launched in February.       ...
03:13 2019-09-04

Brazil retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup Airfox, according to a filing on Wednesday....
01:39 2019-06-06

"Increased Income Taxes Spooked Markets": Anand Mahindra On Union Budget Noted industrialist Anand Mahindra gave a guarded review of the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget on Friday, balancing rare criticism for the lack of splashy announcements with......
18:52 2019-07-05

‘I Feel More Independent.’ California City Tests Out Universal Basic Income Plan (STOCKTON, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to give cash to every American each month. Susie Garza has never heard of Yang. But since February, she’s been getting $500 a month from a nonprofit in Stockton, California, as part of an experiment that offers some...
06:13 2019-09-04

IRS hits East Harlem daycare owner with $6M bill for unpaid income taxes City records show the IRS filed the massive bill with the city Department of Finance on July 31 against Mariana Conforme, a 64-year-old Ecuadorian immigrant who lives in the Jefferson Houses....
05:39 2019-08-09

Rep. Rashida Tlaib introduces closest plan in Congress to universal basic income The bill would give direct cash help to those at the bottom of the income distribution — annually offering $3,000 to individuals and $6,000 to families — in an attempt to reduce poverty in the U.S....
06:26 2019-06-07

We Out: Planned Parenthood Says Trump ‘Gag Rule’ Will Force It to Abandon Low-Income Reproductive Health Program Unless a federal appeals court gives it a hard pass when it comes to a “gag rule” imposed by the Trump administration regarding abortion, Planned Parenthood says it’ll be forced to abandon the low-income family planning program funded by federal dollars....
15:52 2019-08-16

In Defiance of Trump's 'Gag Rule,' Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X; Low-Income Women Most Likely to be Affected The fears of low-income women who rely on Planned Parenthood for reproductive health services were confirmed on Monday: In response to attempts by the Trump administration to stifle abortion rights by imposing a gag order on health practitioners, the 103-year-old organization announced that it has o...
02:52 2019-08-20

California Dems agree to full health benefits for many low-income illegal immigrants, in swipe at Trump In a stance to distance itself from President Trump’s administration, California is set to become the first state in the country to pay for tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have full health benefits....
08:52 2019-06-10

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast, Ghana add 'living income' cocoa premium to fight poverty Top global cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana have imposed a fixed "living income differential" of $400 a tonne on all cocoa contracts sold by either country for the 2020/21 season, an official letter seen by Reuters shows....
12:00 2019-07-11

New 'fully affordable' west London block: 149 flats in Ealing tower to be for key workers and low-income families All 149 apartments in a new private development in Ealing will be available through the shared-ownership scheme, or to tenants who pay rent at a discount....
15:26 2019-07-24

CBOE ANNOUNCES RECORD FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR 2008; FOURTH QUARTER REVENUES UP 12%, PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 5%, NET INCOME DOWN 2% Chicago, February 6, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that its unaudited pre-tax profits totaled $38.2 million in fourth-quarter 2008, a five-percent increase over the same period in 2007. Net income for the fourth quarter totaled $22.1 million, a two-percent decrease ...
13:26 2019-05-22

McDonald's CEO makes median worker's annual income in just one hour McDonald's CEO Stephen Easterbrook makes a median worker's salary in just one hour, according to data released by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.       ...
19:52 2019-07-23

Should you update your income to improve your credit score? What credit experts say All those annoying notifications from your credit card company to update your income can seem like a pesky friend that just won’t leave you alone. Buzz60's Lenneia Batiste has more on how updating your income could improve your credit score.       ...
04:39 2019-08-30

CBOE ANNOUNCES THIRD-QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS REVENUES, NET INCOME LOWER AGAINST RECORD THIRD-QUARTER 2008 Chicago, October 28, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and nine months ended September 30, 2009. Total Exchange revenues for the third quarter of 2009 decreased by 17 percent to $98.4 million from $117.9 million in third-quarter 2...
13:26 2019-05-22

3.61 Crore Out Of 5.65 Crore Returns Verified: Income Tax Department ITR 2019: According to current income tax laws, the amount of late filing fee in case of a belated income tax return cannot exceed Rs. 1,000 if the assessee's total income is below Rs 5 lakh....
16:13 2019-09-02

CBOE ANNOUNCES SOLID SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS; REVENUES, NET INCOME RISE 12% AND 11%, RESPECTIVELY, AS CBOE CONTINUES TO FUND GROWTH INITIATIVES Chicago, July 30, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced financial results for the three months and six months ended June 30, 2009. Total revenues for the second quarter of 2009 rose 12 percent to $109.4 million from $97.6 million in second-quarter 2008, and net income rose...
13:26 2019-05-22

Cboe Vest’s New “Dividend Aristocrats” ETF (Ticker: KNG) Combines Quality Dividend Growers with Partial Call Overwriting Strategy, Targeting Income with Growth McLean, VA – March 27, 2018 – Cboe Vest Financial LLC (“Cboe Vest”), a majority-owned asset management subsidiary of Cboe Global Markets, Inc., has launched the Cboe Vest S&P 500® Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF (KNG), its first ETF....
16:00 2019-05-21

What You Need to Know About the Iran Crisis President Trump approved and then canceled an attack on Iran with just minutes to spare. Here’s a guide to the crisis, with links to further reading....
07:26 2019-06-22

The Opioid Crisis Two decades ago, a new generation of supposedly safer painkillers triggered an epidemic of opioid abuse in the U.S. Since then, opioid overdoses have killed well over 400,000 Americans — more deaths than the country’s military suffered in World War II. The surge in prescription drug abuse was follow...
04:52 2019-08-27

Italy's political crisis Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte offered to resign weeks after far-right party leader Matteo Salvini called for new elections. Follow here for the latest....
21:26 2019-08-20

Baseball Has a Home Run Crisis Just a quarter century ago, a home-run race helped revive the national pastime. Now, the thrilling feat that once saved baseball might be killing it....
05:13 2019-07-09

Will Boeing recover from the 737 Max crisis? Boeing announced on Thursday that the head of its 737 program, Eric Lindblad, is set to retire. The Boeing 737 Max was the fastest-selling airliner in Boeing history, selling more than 5,000 aircraft over the past few years. Then two fatal crashes halted all sales. There was a major problem with th...
20:13 2019-07-12

Can Mexico fix the migrant crisis? The air is thick with humidity on the Suchiate River that separates Mexico from Guatemala. Yet the pontoon men are busy as usual. Using long poles, they strain as they push wooden rafts lashed to huge inner tubes from one bank to the other, illegally but openly ferrying goods and humans from one cou...
20:52 2019-06-21

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, city data shows. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the city’s 311 complaint line have nearly doubled in the past two years. Through June 15 of this year, there have been 130 poison ivy sightings reported to 311 — compared to 95 for th...
23:01 2019-07-17

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
14:52 2019-05-21

| What next for Britain in Brexit crisis After MPs rejected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call an early election to solve the Brexit impasse, he is left in limbo heading towards a crucial EU summit next month, just days before Britain's scheduled exit....
03:39 2019-09-11

The crisis in Kashmir – podcast Azhar Farooq and Vidhi Doshi report on the crisis over Kashmir, triggered by the Indian government’s decision to impose direct rule from Delhi. Plus Jason Burke on life in post-Mugabe ZimbabweA communications blackout means accurate, up-to-date information from Kashmir is extremely difficult to get....
11:39 2019-08-13

Boeing Max 737 jet crisis: we should've been more open, says CEO Boss says aircraft maker failed to communicate properly with regulators and customersThe head of Boeing has admitted the company made communications errors in its dealings with regulators, airlines and pilots in the wake of the 737 Max jet crisis that grounded the entire fleet.Speaking on the eve of...
20:39 2019-06-16

Two years on, a look at the Rohingya crisis This month marks the second anniversary of the fleeing of more than 730,000 Rohingya from Myanmar's northwest Rakhine State to Bangladesh after a military-led crackdown in response to an attack by Muslim militants on Myanmar police posts....
09:13 2019-08-23

Where did all the cod go? Fishing crisis in the North Sea With an international council now on the brink of declaring the species unsustainable – and Brexit looming – what is the future for one of the nation’s favourite meals?By 7.30am all the cod at Peterhead fish market had been sold, snapped up by competing buyers wearing thick fleeces, woolly hats and ...
14:52 2019-08-18

Hong Kong crisis — What you need to know The ongoing Hong Kong protests are increasing tensions between the special administrative region and the Chinese central government. There's no solution in sight, but what, exactly, is at stake? DW explains....
06:52 2019-08-23

Europeans face EV crisis Auto manufacturers used the Frankfurt show to make clear that EV product availability is only one factor, and customers must now complete the environmental equation by switching to the new technology....
14:00 2019-09-15

Goldman Sachs CEO: What economic crisis? To Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon, the current economic environment doesn't feel like the pre-crisis days of August 2007. But he identifies at least one thing that could cause the economy to go off track: The trade war....
20:39 2019-08-12

The 737 Max crisis could destroy Boeing's plans for the 797 Problems with Boeing's 737 Max killed 346 people. The plane's grounding has cost the company billions of dollars and caused problems for airlines around the globe....
13:26 2019-08-14

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, the exhibition on vanishing glaciers uses art to inspire action and behavioural change. Unlike wildfires, flooding and other weather events, the retrea...
19:13 2019-06-19

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugee crisis needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid that had been sought, less than $180 million has been received....
04:00 2019-08-19

Here's everything we know about The CW's Crisis On Infinite Earths crossover Later this year, The CW will air its biggest superhero crossover special yet with Crisis On Infinite Earths, an adaptation of the iconic Marv Wolfman/George Pérez comic book event of the same name from the ‘80s (arguably the comic book event that all other comic book events must be compared to in so...
03:13 2019-08-05

Anna Wintour on fur and the climate crisis Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- now instantly recognizable in silhouette or line s...
09:00 2019-08-17

Having a mental health crisis? Dial 988 With suicides on the rise, the U.S. government wants to make the national crisis hotline easier to reach.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Sports Direct 'definitely not a business in crisis' One of retail tycoon Mike Ashley's key lieutenants has told Sky News the Sports Direct group is not in crisis, and will continue to buy struggling retailers if the right opportunities arise....
23:00 2019-08-06

The global injustice of the climate crisis Countries that are least responsible for causing climate change are the ones suffering most from its effects, especially regarding food insecurity and nutrient deficiencies, reports show. Scientists warn we must act now....
12:00 2019-08-29

How the media contributed to the migrant crisis Disaster reporting plays to set ideas about people from ‘over there’. By Daniel TrillingWhen did you notice the word “migrant” start to take precedence over the many other terms applied to people on the move? For me it was in 2015, as the refugee crisis in Europe reached its peak. While debate raged...
16:01 2019-08-01

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is activated when coral becomes heat stressed. Warmer waters as a result of climate change often cause str...
09:26 2019-07-14

Iran and U.K. Talk Over Tanker Crisis The U.K. and Iran sought to defuse tensions over a detained Iranian oil tanker in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar but failed to resolve an issue that has raised new fears about military conflict over commercial shipping lanes....
18:52 2019-07-14

Newark is getting $120M to fix its water crisis The Essex County Improvement Authority will lend $120 million to the city of Newark to replace pipes that are contaminating water with lead, officials announced at a news conference Monday....
03:13 2019-08-27

A quiet healthcare crisis in dentistry Few things are more concerning than kids without access to quality medical care. That’s especially true when the kids in question have special needs. Yet at this very moment, tens of thousands of special-needs kids struggle to find basic dental care. It’s a quiet crisis in American healthcare....
12:00 2019-08-05

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
15:52 2019-05-21

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
15:26 2019-05-21

Recycling Is in Crisis. Could These Innovations Be the Answer? Now that China is turning away the world’s recyclable waste, Australia wants to ban export of the materials and increase domestic processing. Here are some techniques being pursued....
11:26 2019-08-12

Troops Are Not the Answer to the Crisis at the Border As the humanitarian crisis at the southern border has grown, the President and his allies have called for the U.S. military to be deployed in greater numbers. I commanded the U.S. Southern Command, overseeing all forces south of this country, for a few years, and I am skeptical that there is a milit...
14:52 2019-08-22

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
15:00 2019-05-21

CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news division and prime-time shows....
15:00 2019-05-21

Auto Consolidation Is Vital but Needs a Crisis Most successful auto mergers are born of crisis. Even if Fiat Chrysler finds a deal with Renault, investors shouldn’t expect a broader consolidation wave until industry profits look a lot shakier....
16:26 2019-06-15

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
18:00 2019-06-15

A Big Bank with Big Troubles: Financial Crisis 2.0? Many big financial institutions faced bankruptcy during the 2007-2009 crisis, and now -- a reminder of that turbulent time. A major global bank has been facing serious financial challenges -- and developments are only getting worse. Take a look at this chart and commentary from EWI's Global Market P...
20:39 2019-07-16

Counties hit hardest by the opioid crisis 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the average number of drug-related deaths per 100,000 residents in all U.S. counties.        ...
18:00 2019-08-02

FX: Brokers cannot afford an identity crisis The recent withdrawal of Stater Global Markets from the prime-of-prime broker market has underlined the need for providers to continue to prove their value to clients....
11:52 2019-07-02

Capitalism is in crisis – and business leaders know it The financial crisis and the Great Recession bared and exacerbated the consequences that came from embracing market forces in ways that 10 years of recovery have not erased, writes John Harwood....
21:52 2019-09-05

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

How to prevent an AI-induced mid-career crisis At this point, it feels like I’ve heard countless stories about workers who are restless about the effects that AI will have on their jobs and their careers in the relatively near future. While we must certainly take into account that the nature of certain workplaces and the human roles within them ...
18:39 2019-05-26

Mexico facing a guacamole crisis It has become increasingly common for Mexico City's taquerias to serve fake guacamole in their tacos. The guacamole no longer has any avocado. High demand, measly harvests and US and Mexican drug cartels are to blame....
18:26 2019-07-22

Fears UK could follow the US into opioid crisis Overuse of powerful prescription medication could lead to an addiction crisis in the UK similar to that being seen in the US, mental health professionals are warning....
00:52 2019-09-09

Student loan crisis: These are the schools that pay off the least With college tuition burdening the wallets of so many Americans, these schools aren't necessarily helping to solve the problem.       ...
14:26 2019-07-21

How Fannie and Freddie Have Changed Since the Crisis The two mortgage giants have quietly transformed in the decade since they were seized by the U.S. government during the depths of the financial crisis....
21:39 2019-09-08

| Scenarios for Britain's Brexit crisis What next? A tumultuous week in British politics has left Prime Minister Boris Johnson without a majority but so far unable to call an election and with his Brexit strategy in peril....
01:26 2019-09-06

The myth of the free speech crisis How overblown fears of censorship have normalised hate speech and silenced minorities. By Nesrine MalikWhen I started writing a column in the Guardian, I would engage with the commenters who made valid points and urge those whose response was getting lost in rage to re-read the piece and return. Com...
19:52 2019-09-03

Australia follows US path to an opioid crisis Australia is following the same ominous course as the United States, with skyrocketing rates of opioid prescriptions and related deaths. (Sept. 5)        ...
12:00 2019-09-05

There's a Mental Health Crisis in ICE Detention Nooses made from bedsheets, suicidal detainees being pepper sprayed, and mentally ill migrants placed in solitary confinement: These are just some of the horrible aspects of the dire state of mental health care in ICE detention facilities, according to a Politico report published yesterday....
16:52 2019-07-22

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has left before certain catastrophe.In Continuity, the...
09:52 2019-05-24

The Latest: Infantino says crisis over at FIFA FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he has led the soccer body 'from being toxic' to an 'organization that develops football'        ...
11:00 2019-06-05

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister vows to lead the country out of the European Union in October...
18:26 2019-07-11

Bury crisis 'could be something we see more frequently', says Southgate England manager questions sustainability of current spending in football and says problems have to be addressedWhether Gareth Southgate likes it or not, he has become more than just a football manager. In a time of turmoil for Britain, the England manager is regularly asked for his opinion on social...
17:26 2019-09-01

Venezuelans in Argentina get to grips with crisis: again Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiraling towards the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She did not know what the future would hold, but she was certain it would be brighter....
12:52 2019-09-05

Whither Brexit? Scenarios For UK Political Crisis British MPs opposed to leaving the EU without a deal on October 31 are poised to vote against the government on Tuesday in a move that could trigger an early election....
02:52 2019-09-04

Boeing CEO: 737 Max crisis is a 'defining moment' for us The Boeing 737 Max crisis has become a "defining moment" for the company, according to CEO Dennis Muilenburg. But he's confident it hasn't hurt Boeing's long-term growth prospects....
08:13 2019-05-30

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England....
12:26 2019-07-09

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, and other assorted grifters jockeying for influence and money while also trying to put on the largest international sports spectacle in existence. One ...
02:01 2019-05-23

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that warns of a coming recession....
21:39 2019-05-21

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m....
12:52 2019-05-26

How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, and shifting public opinionLocal TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against climate misinformation. Over the past decade, a grow...
10:52 2019-09-18

How Bad Is Maharashtra Farmer Crisis? 8 Suicides Every Day For 4 Years As many as 12,021 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra from 2015 to 2018 for reasons that included bank loans and crop failure, averaging eight deaths a day. This number is over double that of the......
15:52 2019-06-23

Crispr Can Help Solve Our Looming Food Crisis—Here's How There's not enough land to feed everyone on Earth without ruining the climate, a new IPCC report shows. Gene-edited crops could help reduce agriculture's footprint....
08:26 2019-08-09

Pence says UK should take no lectures as Brexit crisis rages Britain should take no lectures on how to conduct its affairs, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday during a visit to London as the crisis over the country's exit from the European Union intensifies....
23:00 2019-09-05

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
22:26 2019-05-30

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
10:39 2019-07-08

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels. Iraqi foreign minister, Mohammed al-Hakim, made the offer during a joint news co...
12:26 2019-05-26

The forgotten crisis that has displaced 1.2 million people From the air, the camp at Bria looks like a small town, with warrens of metal shacks glinting amid the dusty red clay. And in many ways it is, an enforced sanctuary for 65,000 people desperate to escape the militias that roam this part of the Central African Republic (CAR)....
19:00 2019-06-27

Ridiculous To Blame BJP On Karnataka Crisis, Says Ram Madhav Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav has dismissed charges that his party engineered defections in Karnataka leaving the Congress-JD(S) government struggling to survive, but said they are......
17:13 2019-07-08

Australia now faces its own opioid crisis, despite warnings BLACK RIVER, Australia — The coroner’s sense of futility was clear, as he investigated the death of yet another Australian killed by prescription opioids. Coroners nationwide have long urged officials to address Australia’s ballooning opioid addiction and to create a tracking system to stop people f...
21:52 2019-09-05

Facebook says it can't handle election misinformation crisis alone Speaking at Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg says private companies shouldn’t have ‘final word’ on such decisionsMark Zuckerberg has said Facebook cannot be expected to manage the crisis around election misinformation campaigns on its own.The Facebook CEO, speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival o...
18:39 2019-06-27

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis: QuickTake Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister vows to lead the country out of the European Union in October...
23:39 2019-07-22

Queen may cut short holiday if Brexit causes crisis The Queen may have to cut short her summer holiday if she is needed to carry out any of her constitutional duties amid speculation her new prime minister could draw her into a political crisis....
07:13 2019-08-09

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....
03:13 2019-06-13

In the retail crisis, the shutters are coming down even in New York Visitors to Manhattan are finding that several retail landmarks are fading fastThere is a lot to do in Manhattan – but shopping? Maybe not so much these days. Once one of the hottest markets on the planet, New York’s retail sector is suffering.Surveying the empty storefronts on Fifth Avenue, holiday...
21:52 2019-08-10

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen Former UK premier John Major has said he would challenge in court any move to force through a "no-deal" Brexit by suspending parliament. Major warned it could drag Queen Elizabeth II into a "constitutional controversy."...
16:26 2019-07-10

'Rick Scott had us on lockdown': how Florida said no to $70m for HIV crisis Guardian investigation shows state passed on federal funds available to help tackle a serious health epidemicWhile the Republican senator Rick Scott was governor of Florida, his administration presided over the effective blocking of $70m in federal funds available for fighting the state’s HIV crisis...
13:13 2019-09-11

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned with Venezuela's political fate....
20:13 2019-05-26

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif jumped on the phone in minutes and worked out the sailors' release in hours....
15:13 2019-05-24

737 Max crisis could destroy Boeing's plans for new plane Problems with Boeing's 737 Max killed 346 people. The plane's grounding has cost the company billions of dollars and caused problems for airlines around the globe....
09:26 2019-08-14

How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, and shifting public opinionLocal TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against climate misinformation. Over the past decade, a grow...
02:00 2019-09-19

Boeing Criticized for 737 Max Crisis at House Hearing Frustrations were expressed in Washington, a day after Boeing secured a major show of confidence when the parent company of British Airways ordered 200 Max jets....
02:13 2019-06-20

Toy Story 4 Is an Existential Crisis the Whole Family Can Enjoy We live in an age of sequels upon sequels; we’re up to our ears in reboots and origin stories. No one needs a Toy Story 4, especially considering that the 2010 Toy Story 3, a lovely meditation on the need to move on to new things even when we’re not quite ready for them, would have ended...
16:13 2019-06-20

Karnataka Crisis: BJP "Strangulating" Democracy, Says Congress The Congress in Maharashtra accused the BJP of attempting to destablise the democratically-elected government in Karnataka, where over a dozen legislators of the ruling combine have resigned....
15:52 2019-07-10

Another DC-CW Hero Might Have Signed Up for Crisis on Infinite Earths Brendan Fraser is game for a Mummy 4. Margot Robbie’s rumored Tank Girl revival may already have a director lined up. The screenwriters behind A Quiet Place want to be behind the next Indiana Jones or Star Wars. Plus, get a look at the familiar faces returning to Arrow, and Snapchat (the company and...
16:52 2019-09-11

U.N. pleads for more help to relieve Venezuelan refugee crisis United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions....
04:52 2019-08-19

Few turn out as Mugabe is returned to a Zimbabwe in crisis The body of Zimbabwe’s longtime ruler Robert Mugabe has arrived in the capital, Harare, where it was met by the country’s president and a full military delegation. Mugabe’s body will be on display at historic locations before burial Sunday....
00:52 2019-09-12

Host families welcome migrants from border crisis At a time when the nation seems starkly divided on who should be allowed to reside in the United States, a growing number of Americans are opening their homes for the night, and at times for a whole year, to migrants from detention centers. (Sept. 18)        ...
13:52 2019-09-18

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election. The measure passed on Tuesday with a 66-44 majority, and a tentative election date was set for Sept. 17. Last month...
11:39 2019-05-28

‘A zombie party’: the deepening crisis of conservatism The traditional right is clinging on to power – but its ideas are dead in the water.By Andy BeckettConservatism is the dominant politics of the modern world. Even when rightwing parties are not in power, conservative ideas and policies set the shape of society and the economy. Ever since the transfo...
10:01 2019-05-28

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing....
00:26 2019-07-10

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to promise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a new mandate....
04:39 2019-05-28

Investigation uncovers suicide crisis in US jails The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week, begging for help. I need my medicine, she demanded. I have to get out of here, she screamed. Fillmore was in the Duchesne County Jail on a charge......
21:13 2019-06-18

The Guardian view on climate crisis: what can we do? | Editorial Curbing meat and dairy consumption is critical to tackling global heating. But the issue must not be reduced to solely a question of personal choicesIt’s easy to despair. The scale of the problems we face looms as large as the shadows cast by unpalatable leaders. What stirs some into action for the ...
11:52 2019-08-12

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more than 110 countries stretching from India to Austra...
20:52 2019-05-24

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adults were part of the student debt crisis because they didn’t say “no” when their children wanted to g...
23:26 2019-07-07

Behind Boeing 737 Max Crisis: Lax Regulator, Top-Down Company Culture Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX flights....
15:13 2019-08-04

The inside story: The global financial crisis 2008: While the GFC raged, Euromoney had an inside view as politicians on both sides of the Atlantic tried to save the banking system (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
03:13 2019-06-12

'It's finding something new in the old': how fashion can confront the climate crisis Sustainable style can help spread an important message, say panelists at London fashion week after a weekend of protestsThe climate crisis was on the agenda again at London fashion week on Monday, with sustainability experts and activists taking part in a symposium at the Finnish Institute focusing ...
05:00 2019-09-17

Capitalism is in a moment of crisis – and business leaders know it The financial crisis and the Great Recession bared and exacerbated the consequences that came from embracing market forces in ways that 10 years of recovery have not erased, writes John Harwood....
22:52 2019-09-04

Italy’s Salvini warns of government crisis ROME (AP) — Italy’s deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is warning that a government crisis will be unavoidable if his League party cannot start working constructively with the 5-Star Movement, its coalition partner, within 15 days. Premier Giuseppe Conte threatened to quit Monday over disagr...
16:13 2019-06-04

Every 2020 Democrat's Plan to Fix the Housing Crisis Over the weekend, Bernie Sanders teased a $2.5 trillion housing plan, which, among other things, promises to establish a national rent control standard and make significant investments in affordable housing. Like Sanders, several other Democratic candidates have released proposals to tackle housing ...
23:26 2019-09-16

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of gaining entry into the U.S., and whose numbers have ...
11:00 2019-07-05

Editorial: Court caught in credibility crisis (again) Friends and foes of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner alike immediately interpreted the trial postponement as her virtual acquittal, which it obviously was not – even a punctual trial could not end fast enough to prevent an elected president from potentially pardoning herself at the end of the year so ...
15:52 2019-05-21

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping to defeat President Donald Trump, whose administrat...
09:26 2019-07-17

Migration and the climate crisis: the UN’s search for solutions Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, but in the modern era, the impacts of the man-made climate crisis are likely to extensively change the patterns of human settlement....
01:52 2019-08-01

Hong Kong is not having an existential crisis: Analyst Phillip Zhong of Morningstar Investment Management Asia says the Hong Kong protesters are seeking a higher degree of economic opportunity, and the unrest is not a fundamental crisis. He says the future of Hong Kong lies in a "greater degree of integration with China."...
16:26 2019-08-27

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something unusual. Despite the book’s focus on fossil fuels,...
10:52 2019-07-01

| Sudan: 'Political declaration' after 7 months of crisis The inking of a power-sharing deal between Sudan's protesters and ruling generals Wednesday comes after seven months of major upheaval, including the ouster of long-time president Omar al-Bashir....
15:13 2019-07-17

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
22:00 2019-07-18

Pregnant teens especially vulnerable in border crisis PHOENIX — As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and pregnant girls without parents of their own. Immigrant advocates and lawyers say the young mothers don’t get special medical considera...
03:26 2019-07-05

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
22:01 2019-07-12

Ethiopian PM visits Sudan in bid to mediate crisis Ethiopia’s prime minister has met with Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders in a bid to revive negotiations amid a crackdown on demonstrations that has killed more than 100 people since Monday...
19:39 2019-06-07

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About the Climate Crisis Climate change is real, it’s happening, and everybody knows it. But sometimes it’s hard to bring it up in conversation, because we’re afraid the discussion will have a political aftertaste. Fortunately, chatting with friends and family is a small way you can help the issue, and it doesn’t have to be...
04:13 2019-07-13

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new homes—and a leader willing to let them in....
20:39 2019-06-06

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating pain and OxyContin was pushed as a non-addictive medication. But Purdue didn’t act alone....
16:13 2019-09-14

The real midlife crisis confronting many Americans What was once imagined as a time of exploration and reinvention has become marked by financial and emotional strain.       ...
18:13 2019-07-18

Argentina in grip of spiralling economic crisis The bond markets have meted out another beating to Argentinian government bonds in the latest signs of trouble for Latin America’s third-largest economy....
19:00 2019-08-30

British PM Saying "Sh*t" In Parliament Headlines UK's Crisis Week Britain's tumultuous start to the week dominated by its seemingly never-ending psychodrama over Brexit has produced some unexpected moments. Here are five of the most unusual:...
22:26 2019-09-04

Old technology can solve a modern crisis | Letters Dr Peter Hounsell writes that the electric bin lorries currently being trialled are nothing new, while Richard Ellam says that it used to be common for councils to burn rubbish to generate electricityYour report on electric bin lorries powered by energy from household waste (5 September) that are be...
21:26 2019-09-06

15 things a president can actually do to tackle the climate crisis Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination and most scientists say the climate crisis is the existential threat of our time, while President Donald Trump once claimed it's a hoax cooked up by the Chinese....
03:13 2019-09-05

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political party. Part of the SPD's woes lie with Angela Merkel's government....
00:13 2019-06-04

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection at the heart of overseas aid, with more than £190m to be spent directly on climate-related issues i...
16:26 2019-07-03

The growing anger of climate-crisis voters The voter passionately motivated by climate change was once something of an anomaly. But that is changing as President Donald Trump has systematically unraveled the nation's environmental regulations at the same time that Americans have witnessed a series of climate-related crises: fires in the Amaz...
03:13 2019-09-05

Italy crisis edges closer to resolution Italy's center-left and the 5-Star Movement are running out of time to form a coalition to avert elections. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has said he backs Guiseppe Conte to remain Italy's PM....
05:52 2019-08-28

Solomon Islands: bay hit by oil spill suffers second contamination crisis An estimated 5,000 tonnes of bauxite has spilled into Kangava Bay, where a tanker ran aground in FebruaryA second major spill has hit the pristine Solomon Islands bay where a bulk carrier ran aground on a coral reef and leaked oil earlier this year.On Monday, an estimated 5,000 tonnes of bauxite, th...
12:52 2019-07-05

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous walk-in clinics. For a while, few in authority did...
17:13 2019-07-22

Running dry: the water crisis driving migration to the US – podcast Nina Lakhani explores how drought and famine are fuelling the wave of migration from Central America to the US. Plus: Emma Graham-Harrison on China and the Hong Kong protestsVictor Funez walks to a cemetery in Nejapa, El Salvador, every day and fills a three-gallon plastic pitcher with water before ...
08:26 2019-08-02

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
13:13 2019-07-19

Fed Cuts Interest Rates for First Time Since 2008 Crisis The Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate a quarter point as it tried to insulate the economy from President Trump’s trade war and a global slowdown....
20:26 2019-07-31

German Opponents of ECB's Crisis Strategy Make a Last Stand In a prosperous corner of southern Germany, opponents of Europe’s economic crisis-fighting strategy are making a last stand, attacking the giant bond-buying program launched 4½ years ago by the European Central Bank....
18:13 2019-07-31

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first trip by a pope to Russia....
00:52 2019-07-04

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. It's a major topic at the climate talks in Bonn, Germany....
18:26 2019-06-20

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly targeted elected representatives like Alexandria Oc...
17:39 2019-07-03

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
00:13 2019-07-16

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican president called the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, San ...
01:00 2019-07-03

Overcrowded and More Dangerous, Mont Blanc Faces a Crisis On Western Europe’s highest mountain, the number of inexperienced climbers is growing and climate change is taking a toll. Are new safety measures enough?...
19:39 2019-07-31

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is president and CEO of International Rescue CommitteeIt is almost a year since an Ebola outbreak was formally declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s...
19:52 2019-07-15

"Why So Greedy": Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At BJP Over Karnataka Crisis West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday accused the BJP of indulging in horse-trading in Karnataka and claimed that rebel Congress lawmakers of the southern state were locked up in......
22:52 2019-07-10

Teachers want climate crisis training, poll shows Survey says teachers feel ill-equipped to educate pupils, as school strikes continueA growing number of teachers want their pupils to learn more about the climate crisis and are calling for environmental training so they can prepare children for a rapidly changing world, according to a poll.The find...
11:39 2019-06-21

Zimbabwe’s children suffer from country’s economic crisis HARARE, Zimbabwe — It is only a few hours since Zimbabwe’s schools closed for month-long August holidays and 13-year-old Tanyaradzwa is already milling outside a bar “doing business,” he says. He hawks cigarettes outside a dingy downtown bar in the capital, Harare and for a fee, helps motorists find...
00:00 2019-08-13

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good monsoon rains. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind says the new Ministry of Water Power will tackle wat...
12:52 2019-06-20

Can You Make a Page-Turning Thriller Out of the Ebola Crisis? In “Crisis in the Red Zone,” Richard Preston recounts how Ebola broke out in West Africa in 2014 and what it meant for those desperate to treat the infected....
01:00 2019-08-09

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The question is: what is practically possible? How can w...
23:00 2019-07-09

How a Native American reservation became entangled in the border crisis When President Trump proposed a barrier along the southern border with Mexico, a Tohono O’odham elder famously declared that the tribe did not understand the concept, having no word for “wall” in their native language. Vice chairman Verlon Jose seemed to echo the sentiments of most of the 34,000 mem...
03:52 2019-06-30

Japan's day care crisis is breeding a new kind of activist When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her 7-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers. Instead, she embarked on a battle....
07:39 2019-07-08

Fear a Weak Yuan, but No Repeat of the Last China Crisis It’s rare that anything labeled as a psychologically important level in markets actually matters. But seven yuan to the dollar—breached on Monday—really does....
23:52 2019-08-05

US "Bullying" Behind Escalation Of Iran Nuclear Crisis: China China on Monday said "unilateral bullying" by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it was set to breach its uranium enrichment cap....
14:26 2019-07-08

Italy: Salvini and Di Maio deny government crisis Both of Italy's populist deputy prime ministers have rejected claims that their coalition is on the brink of collapse. Luigi di Maio nevertheless called for immediate talks to address the coalition's obvious differences....
14:39 2019-07-19

The new Italy? Spain's political crisis has no clear end in sight Political infighting in Spain could soon lead to another election, which would be its third in three years, raising questions on whether instability has become the new normal for the southern European nation....
12:52 2019-07-23

Turkey’s Long, Painful Economic Crisis Grinds On Turkey remains stuck in perilous proximity to economic crisis, as households and businesses defer spending and investment in the face of weak growth....
12:13 2019-07-08

Can Kanye West solve America's housing crisis? Maybe … The rapper’s excursion into architecture is taking shape in California with Star Wars-inspired dome-like structuresThe first images of a housing community proposed by Kanye West have emerged as the construction of prototype homes appears to be under way in Calabasas, California, not far from where W...
01:13 2019-08-06

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing countries for the profound impacts, the UN has wa...
14:26 2019-07-07

Kyrgyzstan crisis escalates after raid on ex-president's home A Kyrgyz officer was killed by gunshot when special forces stormed former President Almazbek Atambayev's compound. The raid comes after escalating tension with his successor Sooronbai Jeenbekov....
12:39 2019-08-08

As Venezuela’s crisis deepens, the most vulnerable are joining the exodus After years of largely middle-class migration, aid officials see an uptick in the poor, the elderly and the disabled leaving the South American nation....
06:39 2019-08-08

Britain's Boris Johnson Set For PM Job, Beset By Brexit Crisis Boris Johnson is set to win the race Tuesday to become Britain's next prime minister and use his brand of optimism and bluster to try to break the three-year Brexit impasse....
14:26 2019-07-23

Kashmir crisis is the result of a Hindu nationalist agenda Hindu nationalists in India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have long dreamed of stripping Indian-controlled Kashmir -- named Jammu and Kashmir state -- of its decades-old special status....
15:39 2019-08-06

Jet Airways Crisis Led To Marginal Hike In Airfare, Says Government Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that as per the prevailing regulations, airfares are neither established nor regulated by the government....
14:00 2019-07-11

Fans Are Trying To Remake Dino Crisis In Unreal Engine 4 Debuting 20 years ago this month in Japan, Capcom’s short-lived Dino Crisis series asked, “What if dinosaurs instead of zombies?” Now, some fans have taken it upon themselves to remake Dino Crisis using Unreal Engine 4....
20:39 2019-07-22

Are motorcycle taxis making the Ebola crisis worse? The Congolese trading city of Butembo relies on its ‘taxi-motos’ to keep business running, but the taxi unions are resistant to helping government Ebola efforts – and their bikes could be spreading the diseaseSwarms of motorcycle taxis overloaded with passengers and goods weave their way through tra...
08:13 2019-07-24

Trump lashes out at 'foolish' May as crisis over ambassador grows US commerce secretary pulls out of trade talks as president calls envoy ‘very stupid’Transatlantic tensions over the British ambassador’s leaked criticisms of Donald Trump have grown into a diplomatic crisis after the US president attacked Sir Kim Darroch as “a pompous fool” and his commerce secreta...
23:00 2019-07-09

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong enough to withstand a severe economic downturn. The banks have benefited from an improving economy and have balance sheets strong enough to withstand a de...
23:13 2019-06-21

El Salvador president: US is handling migrant crisis wrong The president of El Salvador says he is ready to work with the US government on creating security and jobs in his country to reduce the number of people making perilous journeys into the US....
07:13 2019-07-01

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the Middle East....
20:52 2019-07-12

Rajnath Singh's Jibe At Congress Over Leadership Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday took a swipe at the Congress over its leadership crisis, saying that the opposition party is still searching for a chief and "it is unclear whether there is......
08:26 2019-07-07

Dietrich quits as club president of crisis-hit Stuttgart Wolfgang Dietrich has quit as president of Stuttgart after saying he longer wants to be made a scapegoat for all that's wrong at the crisis-ridden club       ...
17:26 2019-07-15

Ai Weiwei has ‘no trust’ UK can intervene in Hong Kong crisis Artist fears Britain will take no responsibility and is seen by China as ‘nothing’ Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist and activist, has said he has “no trust” that the UK can or will respond to the recent Chinese crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong, and that Beijing thinks Britain is “nothing”...
06:52 2019-08-10

US sanctions could 'significantly exacerbate' Venezuela's crisis, UN warns Newly imposed US sanctions on Venezuela could "significantly exacerbate" the crisis that ordinary civilians are facing in the country, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, warned in a statement Thursday....
13:13 2019-08-09

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Vacationers Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
00:39 2019-06-24

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn't prepared for Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years – but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive themAt a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a group of lawyers and doctors met a 17-year-old girl...
11:13 2019-06-30

Horrific image illustrates crisis at the US-Mexico border The photo is haunting, a vivid reminder of the danger many face when they try to cross into the United States. It shows the human toll of a crisis at the border that's often debated with abstract statistics and detached policy arguments....
18:39 2019-06-27

How Controversy Over the Census and Immigration Caused a Crisis 100 Years Ago After months of headlines, presidential tweets and a Supreme Court decision, the 2020 Census will not ask people about their citizenship status. President Donald Trump and his advisers tried to add the question, claiming it was necessary to help enforce the Voting Rights Act, while Census Bureau o...
22:39 2019-07-23

Trump administration to continue deporting Venezuelans despite crisis US as yet unwilling to grant temporary protected statusSenators accuse Trump of ‘having it both ways’ over MaduroThe Trump administration has said it is not yet willing to grant temporary protected status to Venezuelans, meaning it will continue to deport people back to a country it says is being de...
02:52 2019-07-17

Fatal overdoses in NYC tick down, but opioid crisis rages on Overdose deaths ticked down more than 2% in New York City last year, marking the first drop in fatalities in nearly a decade even as the opioid crisis has swept across poorer parts of the city, new data shows. Figures released Monday by the Health Department show 1,444 people died in New York City f...
11:39 2019-08-27

No easy options for Germany as SPD crisis shakes coalition The abrupt resignation of the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) after disastrous European and regional elections has thrown the future of the 'grand coalition' with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives into doubt....
15:52 2019-06-04

The hellish future of Las Vegas in the climate crisis: 'A place where we never go outside' Las Vegas is the fastest-warming city in the United States. The city’s poorest residents are most at risk in the heatThe Clark county death investigator Jill Roberts vividly recalls the sunny 115F (46C) afternoon last summer when she entered a Las Vegas home with no functional air conditioning. The ...
19:52 2019-09-03

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro. The Lima Group and the International Contact Group met Monday at U.N. headquarters. Both g...
21:52 2019-06-03

U.S. government gives states nearly $2 billion to combat opioid crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will offer states more than $1.8 billion in new funding to fight the opioid epidemic....
20:00 2019-09-04

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next generation versions of the planes were grounded after two fatal crashes....
11:39 2019-06-03

Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril, having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit and challenged her to be tougher in dealing with China's Huawei....
17:00 2019-06-02

Humans, the environment and the global water crisis - in pictures The American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has won the Leica Oskar Barnack photography award with his eight-year project exploring the global crisis around water, and how different cultures interact with this precious resource Continue reading......
22:26 2019-09-04

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Which Democrat has the best climate crisis plan? Compare their scores Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is narrowing to prevent catastrophe.With the planet ...
23:13 2019-09-04

California Dems in crisis as presidential hopefuls descend SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls are descending on California this week for an annual convention of the state party as it faces a #MeToo firestorm. Home state Sen. Kamala Harris, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren are among the candidates co...
08:52 2019-05-31

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more......
06:52 2019-05-31

Floridians still divided over climate crisis as Dorian rages Despite the hurricane, local residents question scientists’ conclusions. But those in power are showing signs of acceptanceDoreen Auciello, 63, was finishing a continental breakfast in a hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida – home of the famous speedway races.As she sat with her good friend Gene, who rec...
10:00 2019-09-05

Lebanese president says Beirut will overcome economic crisis Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun says his country will emerge from its difficult economic conditions by making decisions that boost production, hours after Fitch Ratings downgraded Lebanon’s long-term foreign currency issuer default rating...
18:13 2019-08-24

Amy Klobuchar outlines plan to combat climate crisis Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday announced what she would do to tackle the climate crisis if elected president in 2020, promising to "take aggressive executive action to confront" the growing issue....
18:26 2019-09-03

Wobbly German coalition tries to show it can work after SPD crisis The head of Germany's conservative Christian Democrats insisted on Tuesday that Angela Merkel's government could function despite a crisis consuming their Social Democrat partners but warned her party would not buckle to SPD demands....
18:13 2019-06-04

Putin builds war chest as Kremlin digs in for the next crisis In the latest display of deepening cracks in the West's formerly unified economic campaign against Russia, France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told reporters Monday that "the time is right" for reconciliation in EU-Moscow relations....
11:13 2019-09-15

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church....
20:13 2019-06-11

Moldova snap election called as crisis deepens A day after a new government was approved after months of wrangling, the country's new, acting president has called a fresh vote in September. The move prompted tens of thousands of people onto the streets....
20:26 2019-06-09

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore....
19:13 2019-06-09

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for September....
16:13 2019-06-09

Moldovan president ousted by court as crisis deepens A Moldovan court relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday, deepening a standoff between rival political parties over the formation of a new government after months of deadlock....
13:39 2019-06-09

‘Worst of wildfires still to come’ despite Brazil claiming crisis is under control Forestry expert warns annual burning season had yet to fully play out and calls for urgent steps to reduce potential damageThe fires raging in the Brazilian Amazon are likely to intensify over the coming weeks, a leading environmental expert has warned, despite government claims the situation had be...
18:26 2019-08-28

Italy agrees new government coalition to avert crisis Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will stay on after all, after Italy's Five Star Movement made a deal with the center-left Democratic Party. The far-right Lega had forced a crisis by pulling out of the last coalition....
12:00 2019-08-29

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
03:00 2019-06-08

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
01:52 2019-06-08

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to be?Read More...
22:52 2019-06-07

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate emergency....
14:39 2019-06-07

How American Gun Laws Are Fueling Jamaica’s Homicide Crisis Hundreds of thousands of guns sold in the United States vanish because of loose American gun laws. Many reappear on the Caribbean island, turning its streets into battlefields....
12:13 2019-08-30

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald Trump.Leaders of several groups, including the Cong...
23:26 2019-06-05

No TV Debates For A Month, Says Congress, In Crisis After Poll Defeat The Congress has announced that it will not participate in television debates for a month, in the middle of a huge internal crisis following Rahul Gandhi's refusal to continue as its chief over the......
06:52 2019-05-30

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
06:26 2019-05-30

Johnson's personality has made the Brexit crisis worse Boris Johnson really is a record breaker. He lost a by-election faster than any other prime minister in modern history and now he has the worst voting record too....
14:00 2019-09-05

In Ohio, cost of opioid crisis isn't just fiscal Public officials in Ohio say no amount of money will restore the cities that have been upended by the opioid crisis. Local police and fire chiefs say it's taken an immeasurable toll on the wellbeing of first responders on the front lines. (Sept. 12)        ...
12:26 2019-09-13

Anywhere but Westminster | ’All this has to stop': our real Brexit crisis – video Away from the drama in London, what's actually going on? In Wigan, Bury, Manchester, Nuneaton and Macclesfield, John Harris and John Domokos find confusion and weariness about Brexit and fury at the so-called coup - as well as homelessness, hunger and the deep roots of the UK's current meltdown in ...
17:39 2019-09-13

'Americans are waking up': two thirds say climate crisis must be addressed Major CBS News poll released as part of Covering Climate Now, a collaboration of more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage of the climate storyTwo-thirds of Americans believe climate change is either a crisis or a serious problem, with a majority wanting immediate action to ...
16:52 2019-09-15

Asian communities become scapegoats in New Zealand’s housing crisis New Zealand's property prices have skyrocketed, and, with citizens languishing under a housing crisis, ethnic Asians are being subject to hateful comments on the streets and on the internet....
17:00 2019-09-16

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on their own and in silence, contemplating a retirement that falls well short of being their "golden yea...
18:52 2019-05-21

'Like a sunburn on your lungs': how does the climate crisis impact health? Children, pregnant women and the elderly are the most at risk from extreme weather and heat – but the impact is already felt across every specialty of medicine‘Americans are waking up’: two thirds say climate crisis must be addressedThe climate crisis is making people sicker – worsening illnesses ra...
21:39 2019-09-16

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
16:26 2019-05-21

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-05-21

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
15:52 2019-05-21

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
15:39 2019-05-21

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
15:26 2019-05-21

| Stones injury exacerbates Man City defensive crisis Manchester City's problems at the heart of their defence are even worse with the news John Stones is set to miss up to six weeks with a muscular injury....
00:52 2019-09-18

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
14:52 2019-05-21

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
20:26 2019-09-12

Adaptation isn’t enough. We’ve got to throw everything at the climate crisis | Fiona Harvey Jonathan Franzen is the latest figure to preach the gospel of adaptation. But without cutting emissions, it won’t workWhen we’re faced with threats of inundation, our reaction has traditionally been to build walls. Sea-level rises, storms and floods have been held back with solid barriers, seawalls ...
20:26 2019-09-12

'Europe is also responsible for the crisis in Mexico': Anabel Hernández Anabel Hernández, recipient of the DW Freedom of Speech Award 2019, on corruption in her native Mexico and the ways in which international players bear partial responsibility for the power of the drug mafia there....
14:26 2019-05-27

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdown, according to a study.Between 3,150 and 8,500 seabirds died over a four-month period from October ...
22:26 2019-05-29

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest payments on its mountain of debt. Its poorly maintained power plants are struggling to meet demand, and...
14:26 2019-05-29

Venezuelans in Argentina get sense of deja vu as crisis builds Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiraling toward the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She did not know what the future would hold, but she was certain it would be brighter....
23:00 2019-09-05

If We Want to Address the Crisis of Veteran Suicide, We Must Acknowledge Its History In 2018, 33-year-old American Marine veteran Justin Miller died by suicide in the parking lot of the very organization he had turned to for help. After four days in the Minneapolis Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospital, Miller had been released and immediately took his own life. Between Octob...
06:52 2019-09-07

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Refugee crisis in Cyprus close to tipping point Cyprus desperately needs the EU's assistance to deal with the influx of migrants. Those already there are facing atrocious conditions while they wait for their applications to be processed....
02:52 2019-09-10

UK fears crisis as 11.5 million get potentially addictive drugs More and more Britons are being prescribed potentially addictive medicines like sleeping pills, opioids and other painkillers, raising the risk of a drug crisis like the one in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday....
06:00 2019-09-10

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent years....
05:39 2019-05-28

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be to despair and allow the worst to happen, the novelist John Lanchester has said. Lanchester’s new book is a d...
00:13 2019-05-28

Britain's Brexit Crisis: Possible Scenarios In Coming Weeks After MPs rejected Prime Minister Boris Johnson's second bid to call an early election to solve the Brexit impasse, he is left in limbo heading towards a crucial EU summit next month, just days before......
12:13 2019-09-10

Glasgow to host key UN summit on tackling climate crisis COP26 meeting in 2020 will be most important round of talks since Paris agreementThe UK will host major UN climate talks in Glasgow in November 2020, the Scottish government has said.The COP26 meeting is the most important round of talks since the global Paris agreement to tackle the climate crisis ...
19:39 2019-09-10

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s newly elected parliament is promoting a bill to dissolve itself as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight...
16:52 2019-05-27

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill passes, Israel would face its second election campaign in a matter of months. Prime Minister Benjam...
15:26 2019-05-27

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
14:39 2019-05-21

Trump threatens EPA action against San Francisco over homeless crisis President Trump said Wednesday night that the EPA will be issuing a “notice” to San Francisco over environmental issues caused by the city’s homeless population. “We can’t have our cities going to hell,” Trump said. “These are great cities. And we can’t lose our g...
08:26 2019-09-19

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
11:00 2019-06-13

Raj Thackeray Appears For Questioning In Probe Linked To IL&FS Crisis Raj Thackeray appeared before theEnforcement Directorate (ED) in Mumbai today, in response to a summons overa case linked to the collapse of shadow bank Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services......
11:52 2019-08-22

Woodford crisis scuppers £1bn investment trust merger The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed finance companies....
20:39 2019-08-16

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 19-year-old Merveille Mwenze that her husband has tested positive for Ebola. She’s seven months pregnant and nine months married, with so few poss...
12:13 2019-06-19

'Damage has been done': Newark water crisis echoes Flint The New Jersey city’s lead contamination crisis has been more than three years in the making – and residents feel officials have been slow to actOn a steaming August afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, a stream of cars parked in front of the Boylan Street recreation center. Typically, they would be dri...
21:26 2019-08-25

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to lead-tainted drinking water. Yet the state has failed to hold anyone accountable for this event, and now the Department of Attorney General is dropping...
23:13 2019-06-14

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
04:26 2019-08-23

Renault Formula 1 team had to manage "communication crisis" Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says one of his biggest 2019 difficulties has been managing a "communication crisis" caused by his optimism not being matched by early results...
09:52 2019-06-17

Ashley shows Goals bosses red card over VAT crisis The Sports Direct International tycoon Mike Ashley has declared war on the board of Goals Soccer Centres over the accounting crisis which has left its shares suspended for months....
03:39 2019-06-19

Maharashtra Leader Raj Thackeray Summoned Over Probe Into IL&FS Crisis Firebrand Maharashtra politician Raj Thackeray has been summoned in connection with a case linked to the collapse of shadow bank Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) late last year by......
00:00 2019-08-19

New Details Emerge Over Mallinckrodt's Role in Opioid Crisis More details and questions about Mallinckrodt’s role in the opioid crisis are emerging, including whether it effectively guarded against products leaving legal distribution channels....
19:52 2019-08-25

Moldova's Democratic Party dissolves government to end crisis Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip's Democratic Party of Moldova said on Friday it would step down and dissolve the government, which had remained in power in a caretaker role since an election in February, to resolve a national crisis....
19:26 2019-06-14

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French counterpart of having a 'colonialist mentality' over the issue....
22:00 2019-08-23

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and help us hit our $150,000 goa...
09:26 2019-06-17

Boeing Ends Order Drought Triggered by 737 MAX Crisis Boeing ended a two-month drought of orders for its airliners in the wake of the grounding of its 737 MAX fleet, by securing a commitment from Korean Air to buy a number of 787 Dreamliners....
14:00 2019-06-18

Airbus launches new A321 jet, Boeing apologizes for MAX crisis Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet....
12:39 2019-06-17

M.I.T. Media Lab in Crisis After 2 Scholars Vow to Leave Over Epstein Ties After last week’s apology from the research center’s director, Joichi Ito, Ethan Zuckerman and J. Nathan Matias said they were protesting the institute’s connection to the financier....
06:39 2019-08-22

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
15:52 2019-06-15

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the most ambitious in the world under a new plan devised by state legislators.The program projects that...
20:26 2019-06-19

SoHo and Brownsville both face empty storefront crisis They couldn’t be more different, but there’s one thing that Manhattan’s chic Soho and Brooklyn’s hardscrabble Brownsville neighborhoods have in common — empty storefronts. The two areas have nearly identical vacancy rates of around 13.5 percent along key retail corridors, a new Department of City Pl...
06:52 2019-08-19

Venezuela crisis pushes women into ‘forced motherhood’ Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital armed with one of the nation’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy...
06:52 2019-08-21

America is facing a pension crisis. Retirees will pay the price if we don't act now Few have seen firsthand the frustration of Washington gridlock and partisanship more than we have. We know all too well when something doesn't get fixed in D.C., it can end up hurting people back home. When it comes to the multiemployer pension plan crisis, the effects are already real....
23:00 2019-08-14

| WATCH: Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. WATCH NOW....
10:26 2019-06-14

G7 to release emergency aid for Amazon forest fire crisis Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations will release more than $20 million of emergency aid to help countries battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
00:00 2019-08-27

Why Are The Amazon Fires Sparking A Crisis For Brazil And The World? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and prompted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to......
01:00 2019-08-26

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - and Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard working paper that the country's official figures......
08:52 2019-06-13