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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 president...

The income inequality crisis that wasn’t

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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....
21:17, 06/13/2019

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....
07:34, 07/05/2019

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....
03:51, 06/11/2019

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...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Dems expand housing assistance to middle-income earners to solve housing crisis Across the U.S., Democratic officials are putting forth proposals to expanding subsidies to middle-class families – some with six-figure incomes – in a bid to make housing more affordable....
11:34, 04/30/2019

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...
22:00, 06/28/2019

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....
23:01, 09/17/2019

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....
02:51, 09/17/2019

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......
16:00, 09/09/2019

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....
14:00, 06/14/2019

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....
16:17, 07/04/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls vow to tackle inequality Lithuanians started voting in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European Union's most outspoken critics of Russia....
09:17, 05/12/2019

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...
11:00, 09/17/2019

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....
20:34, 05/24/2019

Here's What Every Member Of The USMNT Has To Say About U.S. Soccer's Wage Inequality When the United States Women’s National Team takes the field for their World Cup knockout-round game against Spain today, they will try to forget everything else: their personal drama, their fears, their ambitions. Oh, and the gender discrimination lawsuit they filed against U.S. Soccer, the sport’s...
21:51, 06/24/2019

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....
18:34, 06/19/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Says About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some cases billions—of dollars. They include Travis Kalanick, the company’s co-founder and ex-CEO, who owns 117 million shares of Uber, the ventu...
19:51, 05/07/2019

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....
12:51, 08/28/2019

In post-apartheid South Africa, inequality still on display Perhaps nowhere in today's South Africa is the country's inequality on more dramatic display than in the neighboring Johannesburg suburbs of Sandton and Alexandra....
15:00, 05/07/2019

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."...
01:17, 07/11/2019

Tackling hair-raising inequality in salons | Brief letters Haircut equality | Danny Baker | Crematorium tunes | Pelvic floor exercisesSam Wollaston reports (Haircut equality is finally here, G2, 8 May) that his local salon is raising the price of a man’s haircut to the same level as a woman’s “for moral reasons. It’s about equality, it’s the right thing to ...
18:00, 05/10/2019

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, ...
06:34, 06/18/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls promise to tackle inequality Lithuanians came out in large numbers to vote in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European Union's most outspoken critics of Russia....
17:17, 05/12/2019

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...
14:00, 08/27/2019

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...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Azarenka criticizes gender 'inequality' in tournament schedules Former world number one Victoria Azarenka said there is "big inequality" in the scheduling of men's and women's matches at tournaments, describing this year's French Open as unacceptable....
01:51, 07/06/2019

The Story Behind TIME’s Cover on Inequality in South Africa The May 13, 2019, International cover of TIME examines South Africa as “the world’s most unequal country.” Depicting a topic as expansive as inequality in a single frame is a challenge, especially since unequal experiences are often lived adjacently, but separately. Photographer Jo...
16:00, 05/02/2019

‘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 ...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Robots To Take Over 20 Million Jobs, Worsening Inequality: Study Robots are expected to take over some 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, extending a trend of worsening social inequality while boosting overall economic output, a new study shows....
09:34, 06/26/2019

Climate Change Has Already Increased Global Inequality. It Will Only Get Worse Scientists have long predicted that warmer temperatures caused by climate change will have the biggest impact on the world’s poorest, most vulnerable people. New research now indicates that’s already happened over the last several decades. A study published Monday in the Proceedings of t...
20:00, 04/28/2019

What the Strike Ahead of Uber’s IPO Exposes About American Inequality The instant Uber shares start trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, lots of people and groups are going to make millions—and in some cases billions—of dollars. They include Travis Kalanick, the company’s co-founder and ex-CEO, who owns 117 million shares of Uber, the ventu...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Kudlow argues good jobs numbers reduce inequality The White House is welcoming new jobs numbers Friday. Larry Kudlow, the White House National Economic Adviser, told reporters that the strength in jobs and wages was coming from the middle and the lower middle economic ranges. (May 3)        ...
21:34, 05/03/2019

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 ...
23:00, 06/26/2019

American unions have been decimated. No wonder inequality is booming | Steven Greenhouse Something urgent needs to be done to give America’s workers more say in our politics so that their voices are not dwarfed by billionaires, writes Steve GreenhouseCongress hasn’t raised the minimum wage in a decade, the longest stretch without such an increase since the federal minimum wage was first...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Britain risks heading to US levels of inequality, warns top economist Sir Angus Deaton says UK is at risk of extreme inequality in pay, wealth and healthRising inequality in Britain risks putting the country on the same path as the US to become one of the most unequal nations on earth, according to a Nobel-prize winning economist. Sir Angus Deaton is leading a landmar...
04:17, 05/14/2019

Panama votes for president; candidates vow to fight graft and inequality Panamanians vote on Sunday in a presidential election following a campaign led by a former farm minister whose promises to fight corruption and inequality resonated in the wake of scandals about bribery and the canal nation's role in hiding the wealth of global elites....
08:00, 05/05/2019

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....
06:00, 09/19/2019

U.S. Soccer Releases Dubious Numbers To Refute Claims Of Pay Inequality U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro released a letter and accompanying fact sheet Monday evening intended to demonstrate that his federation invests more heavily in women’s soccer than it does in men’s. The purpose here is to refute the notion that men’s national team members are paid more than th...
15:51, 07/30/2019

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...
18:34, 09/16/2019

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...
23:17, 04/28/2019

'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 ...
09:18, 09/14/2019

Larry Kudlow argues good jobs numbers reduce inequality The White House is welcoming new jobs numbers Friday. Larry Kudlow, the White House National Economic Adviser, told reporters that the strength in jobs and wages was coming from the middle and the lower middle economic ranges. (May 3)        ...
00:17, 05/04/2019

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...
12:17, 09/13/2019

'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...
10:00, 07/16/2019

Jay Inslee Has a Plan to Spend $1.2 Trillion to Fight Climate Change and Inequality In the 1970s, environmentalism rose the forefront of the American consciousness, culminating in the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency and a slew of laws to curb pollution. But despite the push to clean up air and water, low income communities and communities of colors have still had to...
22:17, 07/29/2019

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....
19:00, 06/12/2019

With job intact, Nissan's CEO pins Renault alliance on mutual respect, flags inequality risk Nissan Motor Co Ltd on Tuesday threw cold water on hopes for a quick fix to strained relations with France's Renault SA, saying inequality between the partners could unravel their two-decade-old automaking alliance....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Knocking inequality at Disney, Bernie Sanders suggests ‘Avengers’ profits should fund workers’ raises The presidential candidate said $1.2 billion that came in for the film's opening could help guarantee a "middle class wage" to everyone at Disney, where workers have said they are struggling to make ends meet....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Besieged Rohingya Face ‘Crisis Within the Crisis’: Deadly Floods More than 100,000 refugees live in Bangladeshi camps prone to high water and landslides. “Their lives are greatly at risk,” a top U.N. official said....
18:00, 05/20/2019

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....
20:51, 06/07/2019

What It's Like to Pay 50% of Your Income in Taxes The average Dane pays nearly half of their income in taxes—the third highest in the world. That seems incredible to most Americans, who pay, on average, 25.6% of their income to taxes. Even more incredible: Danes don’t seem to mind—at least, that’s what you hear in the media. After all, their colleg...
23:51, 05/02/2019

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...
20:51, 07/31/2019

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......
14:17, 07/31/2019

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....
02:51, 08/01/2019

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....
16:34, 08/08/2019

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....
16:34, 08/18/2019

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 -......
17:17, 08/10/2019

How to make the switch from a two-income household to just one Whatever the reason a couple considers going from two incomes to one, the decision can be overwhelming and even frightening. However, anyone can sail through this transition with proper planning and be glad they made the change....
20:17, 05/08/2019

All 62 flats at new hotel to be for low income families Developers behind plans to demolish the "eyesore" Kensington Forum hotel and replace it with an even bigger building have offered to make all the housing in the scheme affordable....
17:51, 05/03/2019

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....
18:34, 05/15/2019

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......
15:34, 07/05/2019

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.        ...
14:00, 06/05/2019

All You Need To Know About Income Tax Return Form 1 Sahaj ITR-1 or Sahaj form cannot not be used by an individual who is a director in a company or has held any unlisted equity shares at any time during the previous year....
22:17, 07/27/2019

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......
16:34, 07/17/2019

Learn How Your Income Compares to Your Peers How does your income compare to other people in your age group? Are you earning more or less than your peers—and does your gender affect the answer?...
22:51, 07/25/2019

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...
06:00, 06/08/2019

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....
19:00, 07/11/2019

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...
04:34, 09/06/2019

Penske Automotive's Q2 net income falls 12% Penske Automotive's revenue and gross profit dropped in both the new- and used-vehicle businesses but rose in service and parts and finance and insurance....
18:51, 07/30/2019

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......
19:00, 09/07/2019

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...
23:17, 06/03/2019

How to Choose Which Passive Income Stream to Pursue If you want to earn more money, passive income is one of the best ways to do it. Earning money through a job or side hustle is great, but if you can set up a passive income stream that generates money even when you’re not actively working—well, that’s kind of the dream, isn’t it?...
21:51, 05/07/2019

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......
15:34, 08/24/2019

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......
09:51, 07/23/2019

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......
13:34, 07/23/2019

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....
19:17, 07/19/2019

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.        ...
00:17, 06/01/2019

Brazilian retailer GPA Q2 net income tops estimates Brazilian supermarket chain Grupo Pão de Açúcar SA reported on Wednesday a 124% surge in its second-quarter net income year-on-year, beating expectations, underpinned by solid revenue in its wholesale unit Assaí....
05:34, 07/25/2019

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."...
10:00, 09/18/2019

GM doubles Q1 net income; operating profit falls General Motors' first-quarter net income doubled from a year earlier, though operating profit fell 11 percent primarily due to downtime at the company's full-size SUV plant in Texas. GM reported net income of $2.15 billion, up from $1.04 billion in the first quarter of 2018....
16:34, 04/30/2019

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....
22:17, 08/03/2019

How To Prepare And Submit Income Tax Return Online Now, those originally required to file their income tax returns by July 31 will have to do so by August 31. Earlier this month, the Income Tax Department extended the original due date for assessees......
01:51, 07/31/2019

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......
23:00, 08/15/2019

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....
18:34, 05/24/2019

10 Things You Should Know Before Filing Income Tax Return (ITR)This Year The last day to file income tax return (ITR) for assessment year 2019-20 (financial year 2018-19) is August 31, 2019. Individuals who earn a specified amount of annual income are required to file......
11:51, 07/26/2019

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....
18:51, 09/10/2019

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......
13:01, 07/06/2019

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....
01:52, 09/10/2019

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....
10:17, 07/18/2019

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%.        ...
13:17, 06/03/2019

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....
18:00, 09/04/2019

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.        ...
18:17, 06/01/2019

Missing Income Tax Due Date Attracts Rs 10,000 Fine: Key Things To Know Income tax return last date: Income tax assessees originally required to file their income tax returns by July 31 will now be required to file their return of income by August 31, according to the......
13:17, 07/29/2019

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....
23:51, 06/20/2019

For Musicians, Screen Time Is a Growing Source of Income Licensing music for ads, TV, movies and other visual media—placements known as “sync”—is a growth engine for the recording business and increasingly the way many artists make a living....
21:00, 04/28/2019

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....
00:17, 07/07/2019

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...
07:00, 06/11/2019

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...
11:00, 06/13/2019

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......
10:34, 08/22/2019

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 3% in extended trading....
06:34, 08/08/2019

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....
21:00, 08/27/2019

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....
04:51, 09/13/2019

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....
03:34, 09/09/2019

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......
21:34, 09/03/2019

Powell says policies needed for income growth slowdown WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the United States needs to find ways to address a decades-long slowdown in income growth and upward economic mobility. In a speech at a Fed research conference, Powell says that incomes have grown more slowly for middle-class families sin...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Low-income moms in four cities are getting $4,000 a year with no strings attached Mothers in four US cities are being paid $4,000 a year as part of a national study on how regular infusions of cash affect the well-being of children, including how well their brains work and their behavior. Some 1,000 low-income mothers in New York City, New Orleans, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Omaha,...
09:51, 05/08/2019

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....
16:34, 06/11/2019

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......
13:01, 07/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras Distribuidora boosts Q1 net income by 93 pct Brazilian fuel distribution company Petrobras Distribuidora SA posted a hefty rise in net income in the first quarter, reflecting a reduction of financial expenses in the period and one-off gains stemming from certain debt renegotiation agreements....
14:17, 05/07/2019

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....
17:51, 08/19/2019

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...
20:51, 08/28/2019

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...
04:00, 06/15/2019

Deadline For Income Tax Return Filing Extended: 5 Things To Know The government has extended the deadlinefor filing income tax return (ITR) by individuals for financial year 2018-19 by a month till August 31. The extension of due date is applicable to all taxpayers......
05:51, 07/24/2019

Income Tax Department Files 11 Chargesheet Against Deepak Talwar The Income Tax Department has filed as many as 11 charge sheets against corporate aviation lobbyist Deepak Talwar for alleged tax evasion by him and his companies, official sources said on Tuesday....
22:34, 05/14/2019

Delphi Q1 net income drops; outlook remains unchanged Net profit at the powertrain supplier fell 84 percent to $16 million from a year earlier on lower revenue, unfavorable product mix and lower production volume....
03:51, 05/03/2019

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....
18:51, 09/10/2019

Millions of retirees are returning to work looking for extra income Millions of retirees, fearful of Social Security cutbacks, are returning to the workforce or finding new income sources. They are going after something many other American workers also seek: better income. Indeed, more than half of elderly employees recently surveyed said the main reason they work i...
12:34, 05/12/2019

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......
12:17, 07/24/2019

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......
14:17, 08/29/2019

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....
18:34, 07/17/2019

How To Avail Income Tax Benefits Under National Pension System (NPS) 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 contribute towards......
08:34, 07/11/2019

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,......
15:34, 07/05/2019

Joe Biden’s Tax Returns Show at Least $15 Million in Income After 2016 The former vice president and his wife made millions through speeches and books after he left office, according to tax returns his campaign released Tuesday....
00:51, 07/10/2019

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.        ...
16:00, 05/26/2019

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....
12:51, 07/10/2019

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...
14:09, 05/01/2019

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......
19:51, 07/23/2019

Top Lebanese banker warns against raising interest income tax A top Lebanese banker warned on Thursday that a proposed hike in the tax on interest income would affect capital flows to Lebanon, weaken banks' ability to play their financing role in the economy, and obstruct growth....
14:51, 05/02/2019

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....
04:34, 05/28/2019

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......
17:34, 08/17/2019

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......
06:00, 07/08/2019

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....
10:18, 08/14/2019

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....
21:00, 06/25/2019

Taxman Says No Change In Income Tax Forms, Only Utility Software Updated Income tax forms news: The Income Tax Department said that over 1.38 crore entities have already filed their income tax returns (ITRs) till now. The Central Board of Direct Taxes, the apex......
10:17, 07/17/2019

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.       ...
02:51, 08/20/2019

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...
16:51, 09/10/2019

UPDATE 4-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....
01:00, 07/18/2019

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....
01:17, 07/18/2019

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....
23:34, 05/21/2019

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......
14:34, 07/09/2019

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....
17:17, 07/19/2019

TurboTax says report about duping low-income taxpayers is ‘fake news’ It’s one of the most charged phrases in American culture at the moment and now a tax prep giant is using it to fend off accusations that it cheated customers. Customer service representatives for Intuit’s TurboTax have been telling angry customers that an investigation by the nonprofit news website ...
01:51, 05/03/2019

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....
20:17, 06/10/2019

American Axle Q1 net income falls 53% amid program changeovers The supplier said its financial results reflected customer downtime for two of its largest programs and lower light-vehicle production in North America, Europe and China....
01:51, 05/07/2019

Visteon Q2 net income plummets 80% amid slowing customer volumes Visteon blamed the lower second-quarter profits on less production by automakers along with unfavorable customer pricing, currency exchange rates and "timing of engineering expenses."...
20:17, 07/25/2019

Budget: Industry Body For Hike In 80C Income Tax Deduction To Rs 3 Lakh 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 Rs......
11:17, 06/14/2019

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....
10:34, 09/17/2019

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....
18:17, 06/09/2019

Study: For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050 The following announcement was released jointly by MIT and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Successful global efforts to substantially limit greenhouse gas emissions would likely boost GDP growth of poorer countries over the next 30 years, according to new research published in Cli...
21:34, 05/01/2019

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......
20:51, 08/31/2019

Income Tax Searches At Sugar Mill, Home Of NCP Lawmaker In Maharashtra The Income Tax (I-T) department on Thursday carried out searches at the sugar mill and residence of Nationalist Congress Party MLA Hasan Mushrif in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra....
16:51, 07/25/2019

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....
16:34, 05/20/2019

DBS posts record quarterly profit, powered by lending income DBS Group Holdings Ltd, Southeast Asia's biggest lender, beat market estimates on Monday to post a record quarterly profit, as strong net interest income offset weakness in wealth management, brokerage and investment banking fees....
06:51, 04/29/2019

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......
14:17, 07/31/2019

Brazil steelmaker CSN reports significant net income drop to $22 million in Q1 Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderurgica Nacional on Wednesday reported a net profit of 87 million reais ($22.2 million) in the first quarter, sharply down from its profit of 1.5 billion reais in the same period a year earlier....
02:17, 05/09/2019

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)....
19:00, 07/20/2019

Income Tax Return (ITR) Filing Deadline Ends In 3 Days: 10 Things To Know Only three days are left to file income tax returns (ITR) for assessment year 2019-20(financial year 2018-19). It is compulsory for individuals who earn a specified amount of annual income to file ITR......
08:34, 08/28/2019

PM Received Income Tax Refunds 5 Times In 18 Years. Rahul Gandhi Got 6 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has got income tax refunds at least five times in the last 18 years, while Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has received six refunds during the same period....
18:34, 04/28/2019

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......
23:51, 06/12/2019

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......
09:18, 09/15/2019

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....
23:34, 09/04/2019

Post Office Monthly Income Scheme Pays 7.6% Interest. Other Details Here The minimum amount required to set up a Monthly Income Scheme (MIS) account at a designated post office branch is Rs. 1,500. The maximum investment limit is Rs. 4.5 lakh in a single account and Rs. 9......
13:17, 07/29/2019

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......
03:34, 09/02/2019

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......
22:00, 06/17/2019

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...
18:17, 05/01/2019

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...
20:00, 05/01/2019

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...
00:00, 07/12/2019

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....
17:00, 06/28/2019

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....
05:51, 08/11/2019

Joseph Stiglitz weighs in on Universal Basic Income and the future of work Joseph Stiglitz talks about Universal Basic Income, inequality, and the future of work. Stiglitz says he is "not a big UBI person". But he still "understands there are some advantages" to the idea....
22:00, 05/06/2019

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....
02:17, 09/11/2019

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.”...
15:51, 06/05/2019

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...
13:34, 08/23/2019

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....
14:34, 08/07/2019

City teachers flood sugar-daddy site for extra income It’s reading, writing and writhing. Hundreds of city teachers are boosting their incomes through lucrative liaisons with sugar daddies, according to the dating Web site SeekingArrangement.com, which pairs attractive young people with rich, typically older romantic partners. “Sugar babies who want to...
06:17, 07/29/2019

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 ....
02:17, 09/11/2019

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 ...
09:17, 09/13/2019

Older Americans are relying too much on Social Security as a main source of income Older Americans are relying too heavily on Social Security as their main income source. Many are claiming benefits at age 62, lowering monthly payouts        ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

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...
18:00, 07/16/2019

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...
21:17, 05/21/2019

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.       ...
04:00, 09/04/2019

Check Interest Rates Offered By Banks On Income Tax-Saving Fixed Deposit According to the current Income Tax (I-T) law, a taxpayer can claim maximum tax deductions of up to Rs 1.5 lakh under Section 80C in a financial year....
15:17, 07/26/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since the state income tax was enacted 50 years ago....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Cancer Overtakes Heart Disease As Biggest Killer In High-Income Countries Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world's biggest killer within just a few decades if current trends persist, researchers said......
15:34, 09/03/2019

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....
03:17, 06/07/2019

Trump’s early financial losses were so steep that he did not pay income taxes for eight years, according to new report The New York Times reported Tuesday that Trump reported $1.17 billion in financial losses to the IRS between 1985 and 1994, according to official IRS tax transcripts....
11:51, 05/08/2019

"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......
16:51, 07/05/2019

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....
15:51, 08/09/2019

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....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Los Angeles sues H&R Block and maker of TurboTax for allegedly misleading low-income taxpayers LOS ANGELES — The City of Los Angeles filed suit Monday against tax preparers H&R Block and Intuit, maker of the popular software TurboTax, alleging that the companies defrauded low-income taxpayers and charged them for a service that the companies are required by law to provide for free. The twin s...
01:17, 05/07/2019

Post Office Monthly Income Scheme: Interest Rate, Amount Details Here Post office monthly income scheme account can be opened by individuals through cheque or cash. In case of cheque, the date of realisation of cheque in government account shall be the date of opening......
16:51, 07/28/2019

‘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...
01:00, 09/04/2019

Spain's Bankia second-quarter profit plunges on lower income from trading, lending Spain's state-owned lender Bankia on Monday posted a 31.6% fall in its second-quarter net profit from a year earlier due to lower trading income and ongoing pressure on lending income....
10:51, 07/29/2019

Massive data breach exposes ages, addresses, income on 80 million U.S. families Researchers discovered an unprotected cloud-based database with names, ages, income brackets and marital status on 80 million U.S. households        ...
18:17, 04/29/2019

Dem 2020 candidate Andrew Yang: Universal basic income will make Americans healthier Longshot Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Tuesday that the benefit of his $1,000-a-month “Freedom Dividend” will be healthier Americans--physically and mentally....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Andrew Yang explains his universal basic income plan, why he is the anti-Trump for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang told Fox News Thursday that he's "laser-focused on the problems that got Donald Trump elected in 2016," and thinks that his plan for a universal basic income will resonate with voters....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Harris, Ocasio-Cortez float plan to lift low-income communities in climate plans U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris and U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Monday introduced a bill that would ensure any climate change legislation considered by Congress prioritizes low-income and vulnerable communities....
03:51, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Wells Fargo sees bigger-than-expected drop in 2019 net interest income Wells Fargo, the fourth-largest U.S. bank by assets, lowered its 2019 lending revenue forecast for the second time on Monday, largely due to lower interest rates....
17:51, 09/09/2019

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....
14:00, 08/16/2019

Trump's Doral Resort Suffering Under the Dictator's Presidency; Net Income Drops 69 Percent in Two Years This very well could be one of those Trump tax schemes in which he grossly undervalues the property and the income on his resort in order to avoid paying taxes, but one of the crown jewels in Trump’s property portfolio is grossly underperforming....
01:34, 05/16/2019

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...
00:51, 08/20/2019

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 ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Trump's tax records show his businesses lost so much money over a decade, he didn't have to pay income taxes for 8 of those ten years AP Photo/Alex Brandon President Donald Trump's tax information covering the years 1985 to 1994 show a business empire nearly in ruin, according to financial information obtained by The New York Times. Trump's negative adjusted gross income allowed him not to pay any income tax for eight of those ye...
08:51, 05/08/2019

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....
10:51, 06/10/2019

Once the poorest senator, ‘Middle Class Joe’ Biden has reaped millions in income since leaving the vice presidency Biden bought one multimillion-dollar home and rented another. A book deal and dozens of highly paid speeches placed him in a more rarefied world than he once inhabited....
20:34, 06/25/2019

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....
07:51, 07/24/2019

Exclusive: Martin Luther King Jr. Talks Reparations, White Economic Anxiety and Guaranteed Income in Previously Unheard Speech A newly uncovered speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered in 1967 sounds curiously like the civil rights icon is speaking about current-day conditions as he preaches about underfunded schools, the wage gap, white backlash against black progress and the country’s need to address poverty....
07:01, 09/06/2019

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.       ...
02:00, 07/24/2019

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.       ...
07:51, 08/30/2019

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...
08:51, 05/03/2019

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....
22:00, 09/02/2019

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...
08:51, 05/03/2019

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....
18:00, 05/01/2019

NHL’s officiating crisis has only one fix — and it’s being ignored So you want every scoring play in the playoffs subject to video review, or is that only overtime scoring plays? But it can’t only be on overtime scoring plays, right, because what about a game-tying or game-winning scoring play in final minute of regulation? So, OK, final minute of regulation plus o...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Venezuela in crisis: What you need to know Venezuela is in crisis after an attempt overthrow corrupt dictator Nicolas Maduro. But is this just another proxy war between the U.S. and Russia?        ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Crisis talk Part of the damage appears to be self-inflicted. Trying to save the ruling Cambiemos (Let’s Change) coalition before the election, Macri budged to his more “political” advisors....
18:51, 04/28/2019

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...
18:51, 06/25/2019

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....
01:00, 06/22/2019

What you need to know about Boeing's 737 Max crisis Boeing's fast-selling 737 Max planes have been grounded worldwide since mid-March following two fatal crashes of the aircraft within five months of one another. Boeing and the FAA are now facing numerous investigations....
12:17, 05/17/2019

New York has a poison ivy crisis A rash of poison ivy is choking the Big Apple, according to city data and plant experts. Complaints about the itch-inducing creeper logged to the city’s 311 complaint line have nearly doubled in the past two years. Through July 15 of this year, there have been 130 poison ivy sightings reported to 31...
00:17, 07/18/2019

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....
15:51, 09/15/2019

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...
20:51, 06/21/2019

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....
06:17, 08/13/2019

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 ...
14:34, 08/18/2019

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....
04:34, 07/09/2019

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....
17:00, 08/20/2019

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....
01:34, 08/23/2019

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......
15:51, 05/01/2019

| 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....
19:17, 09/10/2019

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...
09:00, 07/12/2019

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 and airlines in the wake of the 737 Max jet crisis that grounded the entire fleet.Speaking on the eve of the Par...
02:00, 06/17/2019

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....
22:34, 09/05/2019

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 ...
00:00, 05/27/2019

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....
18:51, 08/28/2019

Four million Venezuelans have fled crisis: U.N. Four million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled an economic and political crisis in their homeland, all but 700,000 of them since the end of 2015, U.N. aid agencies said on Friday....
15:34, 06/07/2019

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....
11:51, 07/02/2019

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran BAGHDAD (AP) — 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. Iraq’s foreign minister says Baghdad wants to mediate between the United States and will work to try and find a res...
12:51, 05/26/2019

Q&A: what you need to know about America's student debt crisis Bernie Sanders has a radical plan to wipe out undergraduate and graduate debt for all Americans. Here is what’s at stakeGoing to university in the US is expensive – costing an average of over $34,000 a year in tuition and fees at private universities – which means for most Americans, the only way of...
18:34, 06/25/2019

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....
05:34, 05/30/2019

| 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....
21:34, 09/05/2019

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....
23:34, 09/08/2019

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....
03:34, 08/27/2019

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...
02:00, 08/16/2019

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....
03:51, 08/19/2019

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...
00:00, 06/20/2019

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...
10:00, 09/03/2019

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 ...
01:17, 05/23/2019

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...
12:51, 09/01/2019

Getting to grips with the climate crisis | Letters Readers share their views on how to move global heating higher up the political agendaOur political system has been hijacked by a cabal of ideologically driven free marketeers with no democratic mandate. Air pollution and climate change, the two most urgent issues confronting society, are nowhere me...
18:51, 07/26/2019

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....
11:00, 06/15/2019

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....
16:51, 06/15/2019

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....
17:34, 09/08/2019

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...
12:17, 05/24/2019

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)        ...
11:17, 09/05/2019

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.        ...
15:51, 05/31/2019

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.        ...
19:51, 08/02/2019

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...
22:17, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

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....
18:17, 07/22/2019

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....
23:51, 05/15/2019

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...
02:51, 08/05/2019

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....
04:34, 08/07/2019

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....
20:34, 08/12/2019

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....
14:51, 05/01/2019

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....
19:34, 07/22/2019

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....
00:51, 08/13/2019

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...
14:51, 07/11/2019

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.       ...
00:51, 07/22/2019

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....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Is Argentina on the road to a governability crisis? The main poles of Argentina’s political establishment are oceans apart, incapable of reconciling or even compromising on the pettiest item on the agenda....
18:17, 05/04/2019

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?...
17:17, 05/16/2019

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 ...
20:17, 05/18/2019

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...
22:00, 07/16/2019

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...
00:51, 08/02/2019

The climate crisis explained in 10 charts From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutionsGlobal climate strike: Greta Thunberg and students march to protest climate change – live updatesThe level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and is now at its highest for about 4 million years. The r...
10:17, 09/20/2019

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....
20:34, 07/14/2019

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...
08:51, 07/14/2019

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....
22:34, 08/05/2019

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....
01:51, 08/14/2019

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....
23:00, 07/09/2019

The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis Civil suits filed by three states accuse pharmaceutical distributors of flooding the country with opioids while devising systems to evade regulators....
18:51, 04/28/2019

European-led group seeks to help end Venezuelan crisis A mostly European group of nations says it will send a high-level delegation to Venezuela in the coming days to propose solutions to that country’s protracted crisis...
00:17, 05/08/2019

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...
21:17, 07/22/2019

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...
15:34, 06/20/2019

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 ...
03:17, 09/17/2019

The U.S.-Mexico migrant crisis: What is really happening at the border? The situation at the U.S.-Mexico border has been called an "invasion," a "national emergency" and a "humanitarian crisis." But what's really happening? ...
16:34, 08/22/2019

What is the role of business in tackling the climate crisis? We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking the lead, but big polluters still fall way behind. This is a major topic at the climate talks in Bonn, Germany....
17:34, 06/20/2019

'Where is our money?': Sudan's currency crisis deepens Banks dispense smaller amounts from ATMs as economic turmoil in the country growsMohammed Mahdi Ahmed, a pensioner, is sitting in the queue outside the Bank of Khartoum waiting to withdraw money from an ATM. It is a familiar sight across a city in the midst of a currency crisis, as well as the turmo...
11:34, 05/09/2019

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....
21:00, 07/18/2019

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....
23:34, 08/08/2019

Pelosi Declares Nation Is in a ‘Constitutional Crisis’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the nation is in a constitutional crisis, with the executive branch of government broadly refusing to cooperate with the legislative branch....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Judge Napolitano: There is no constitutional crisis, 'right now it's just a clash' Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said on “Fox & Friends” Thursday that there is no constitutional crisis, adding “right now it’s just a clash.”...
18:34, 05/09/2019

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.       ...
17:51, 07/18/2019

Pelosi says Trump has created a ‘constitutional crisis’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she agrees with Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s assessment that the US is facing a “constitutional crisis” after the White House defied subpoenas for administration officials to appear before Congress. “Yes, I do agree with Chairman Nadler because the ad...
18:17, 05/09/2019

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....
23:34, 08/08/2019

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....
06:34, 09/14/2019

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....
17:34, 09/14/2019

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?        ...
14:51, 05/30/2019

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....
19:51, 05/26/2019

Timeline: Key dates for Britain's Brexit crisis Britain is due to appoint a new prime minister and attempt to renegotiate the terms of its Brexit deal, all before Oct. 31, when it is scheduled to leave the European Union....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Upset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hard We make good-faith efforts to help the planet by recycling, but what we really need to do is even simplerAll the plastic ever made: the fate of 8.3bn tonsDid you ever decide to get off a jammed freeway and take the backroads even though deep down you knew that it wouldn’t be any faster? Are you cons...
14:17, 06/24/2019

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......
16:51, 06/23/2019

Iran nuclear-deal crisis: Is war with the US ahead? Iran has canceled parts of the nuclear deal and threatened to blockade access to oil in the Persian Gulf. The US has sent a fleet into the area. Is a third Gulf War in the making? Udo Bauer answers some big questions....
20:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. government gives states nearly $2 bln 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....
18:34, 09/04/2019

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....
22:00, 06/03/2019

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....
23:34, 06/19/2019

Venezuela Crisis: Opposition Seeks Traction on Day Two Venezuelans prepared for a second day of demonstrations as opposition leader Juan Guaidó looked to ramp up pressure and spur more members of the military to help drive President Nicolás Maduro’s embattled regime from power....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Financial Crisis Yields a Generation of Renters For generations, the wealth of U.S. households was built on the foundation of homeownership. That is changing, and the effects are reverberating through the economy....
18:51, 07/27/2019

How to Choose a Bank That's Not Profiting From the Climate Crisis If you’re trying to live in a way that helps mitigate the effects of climate change, you might resolve to fly less often or eat less meat. But what about switching banks?...
20:35, 09/19/2019

Alien abduction: an unlikely solution to the climate crisis An Oxford lecturer claims that a secret breeding programme to create alien-human hybrids will save humanity from environmental disasterName: Alien abductions.Appearance: Vague. Continue reading......
14:17, 05/01/2019

Aviation's flight towards low emissions only fuels the crisis As aviation hurtles towards electric planes, a zero-emission plane looks far offAs a report claims that airlines are struggling to control their contribution to the climate crisis, the question grows more urgent for aviation: does it have a greener future, and will a zero-emission plane ever fly?Exe...
00:34, 09/20/2019

"We Are Not In Any Crisis": Prakash Javadekar On Economic Slowdown There is no financial crisis in India, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, adding that the central government was taking all necessary steps to strengthen the economy....
02:00, 09/20/2019

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."...
12:01, 08/27/2019

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)....
14:17, 06/11/2019

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)        ...
07:00, 06/14/2019

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....
11:17, 08/01/2019

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....
07:34, 06/12/2019

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....
05:00, 08/28/2019

Oman may mediate between Iran and UK over tanker crisis Oman wants to mediate between Iran and the UK to end their row over the seizure of each other’s tankers, Iranian state media said. India has been dragged into the fray with over 50 of its nationals detained on board....
22:17, 07/26/2019

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....
09:17, 08/04/2019

The Latest: More clashes in Venezuela’s political crisis Venezuelans have heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets but security forces are showing no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising...
09:17, 05/02/2019

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...
16:00, 06/04/2019

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......
17:00, 07/08/2019

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......
21:00, 06/18/2019

'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 ...
05:35, 09/17/2019

When Is Change a ‘Crisis’? Why Climate Terms Matter The discussion around changing weather is changing. Anodyne references to “climate change” and “global warming” are being scorned by those who think it’s time for more drastic talk, and action, on the......
12:51, 09/17/2019

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.Read more......
17:00, 06/06/2019

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....
09:17, 08/31/2019

Mexico has its own border crisis — guns coming from the US CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Jorge Nava Lopez’s personal border crisis has little to do with migrants or drug trafficking. For this crusading top cop, it has everything to do with the US-made guns that are killing his compatriots. Every day, dozens of semiautomatic rifles, pistols and grenades are smuggl...
07:00, 05/03/2019

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...
17:00, 09/18/2019

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...
17:34, 06/07/2019

Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister sought to mediate Sudan's political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in resolving their standoff since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
20:17, 06/07/2019

Ilhan Omar blames US for Venezuela crisis Rep. Ilhan Omar blamed the US for the political turmoil in Venezuela, saying we “helped lead the devastation” through the use of sanctions. “A lot of the policies that we have put in place has kind of helped lead the devastation in Venezuela and we have sort of set the stage for where we are.....
16:00, 05/02/2019

IMF says ready to aid Congo in Ebola crisis if needed The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday it had ample scope to provide financial support to Congo if it needs help dealing with an Ebola outbreak that has been declared an international health emergency....
19:51, 07/25/2019

| 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....
14:34, 07/17/2019

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...
02:34, 09/06/2019

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...
16:34, 09/11/2019

'Rick Scott had us on lockdown': how Florida said no to $70m for HIV crisis Guardian investigation shows state rejected 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....
17:34, 09/11/2019

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....
23:34, 09/11/2019

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."...
11:34, 07/10/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction crisis....
08:51, 05/17/2019

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....
23:34, 07/09/2019

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,...
07:34, 07/01/2019

| Coenie's exit sums up SA's S15 continuity crisis SA franchises are surrendering key players at too great a rate of knots these days to be able to build properly title-challenging teams, says Rob Houwing....
15:34, 05/13/2019

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...
18:34, 07/17/2019

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...
18:51, 05/26/2019

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....
05:17, 08/14/2019

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...
01:34, 07/13/2019

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...
16:51, 07/03/2019

Former Obama Homeland secretary: Border 'very definitely a crisis' Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served under President Obama, said Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico border is "very definitely a crisis" and that everyone should be focusing on a solution to address the issue.  He also worried the nation's political climate could deter a helpful solutio...
01:51, 05/16/2019

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...
23:51, 07/04/2019

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...
00:00, 09/07/2019

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 ...
01:52, 08/13/2019

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 ...
10:51, 07/05/2019

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...
20:51, 05/24/2019

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....
15:00, 05/24/2019

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...
00:51, 07/13/2019

Workers 'scarred' by financial crisis a decade later Graduates who started work in the middle of the financial crisis face higher unemployment, lower pay and worse job prospects compared to others, a study has found....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial in nationwide litigation over the drug crisis comes to an end....
12:51, 07/15/2019

Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is the climate crisis to blame? As the Atlantic season nears, we look at whether destructive weather events are getting worse – and how they get their namesA hurricane is a large rotating storm that forms over tropical or subtropical waters in the Atlantic. These low pressure weather systems draw upon warm water and atmospheric mo...
11:51, 05/20/2019

How hedgehogs became the latest victim of the obesity crisis Keen to lure the endangered creatures into gardens, some people are overfeeding them with competitive menus – and doing more harm than goodName: The obesity crisis.Age: Very modern. Continue reading......
20:17, 05/08/2019

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...
22:17, 08/10/2019

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the government doing to tackle the problem? Charlotte Potts reports from London....
08:51, 05/19/2019

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....
01:00, 09/05/2019

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...
10:34, 05/28/2019

‘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...
08:34, 05/28/2019

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...
01:00, 09/05/2019

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)....
19:34, 06/27/2019

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....
02:00, 09/05/2019

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...
16:34, 07/07/2019

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....
11:17, 07/08/2019

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...
04:17, 06/27/2019

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....
05:34, 05/28/2019

Newark's Lead-Tainted Water Crisis Is Getting Worse When Al Moussab had his water tested for lead, he got comparatively good news. Tests on the taps in his Newark, New Jersey home revealed lead in concentrations of around 6 parts per billion (ppb). Read more......
12:00, 08/15/2019

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...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — 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. Thousands of migrants are sleeping rough on the streets and the parks after trying to cross the borde...
10:17, 06/13/2019

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...
09:51, 06/17/2019

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....
16:17, 07/23/2019

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....
11:34, 06/15/2019

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...
08:00, 06/17/2019

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....
05:34, 07/04/2019

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....
05:00, 07/08/2019

Puerto Rico tries to pick new governor amid crisis Puerto Rico’s governing party is in full-blown crisis as the nominee to succeed departing Gov. Ricardo Rosselló heads to an uncertain confirmation vote in the U.S. territory’s legislature...
16:17, 08/01/2019

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......
06:34, 08/26/2019

Brazil challenges Russia, China on Venezuela crisis Brazil’s foreign minister plunged immediately into the divisive question of Venezuela on Friday, urging his counterparts from BRICS nations Russia, China, India and South Africa to hear Venezuelans’ ”cry for freedom.”...
03:34, 07/27/2019

UN: International failure in face of escalating Syria crisis The UN human rights chief says the Syrian government and its allies have continued a relentless campaign against civilians in northwestern Syria amid a ‘collective shrug’ by the international community to the escalating violence...
13:17, 07/26/2019

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....
12:00, 06/17/2019

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....
23:34, 08/26/2019

G7 offers emergency aid for Amazon forest fire crisis Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy nations on Monday offered $20 million of emergency aid to help battle wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, a gesture Brazil slammed as colonialist....
01:00, 08/27/2019

"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......
22:17, 07/10/2019

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...
13:17, 07/07/2019

Zimbabwe crisis deepens under President Emmerson Mnangagwa Zimbabwe has struggled since longtime ruler Robert Mugabe's reign came to an end in 2017. Analysts describe President Emmerson Mnangagwa's first year in office as a period of indecisive and experimental policies....
18:51, 07/29/2019

'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...
16:51, 07/09/2019

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....
21:17, 07/31/2019

Russia, other key powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attempts to find a peaceful solution to the country’s deepening crisis...
03:00, 06/14/2019

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....
14:51, 07/08/2019

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....
11:34, 07/08/2019

| 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....
09:34, 06/14/2019

'People are dying': how the climate crisis has sparked an exodus to the US As part of the Running Dry series, the Guardian looks at how drought and famine are forcing Guatemalan families to choose between starvation and migrationAt sunrise, the misty fields around the village of Guior are already dotted with men, women and children sowing maize after an overnight rainstorm...
10:51, 07/29/2019

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....
22:17, 07/31/2019

The Roots of Boeing’s 737 Max Crisis: A Regulator Relaxes Its Oversight A Times investigation found that the F.A.A. regulatory process, which gave Boeing significant oversight authority, compromised the safety of the plane....
20:51, 07/27/2019

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...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Oklahoma judge finds J&J fueled opioid crisis An Oklahoma judge has found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid drug crisis and ordered the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to help address the problem. (Aug. 26)        ...
01:34, 08/27/2019

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 ...
07:51, 08/02/2019

Don't let my case distract from humanitarian crisis, Sea-Watch captain says A ship's captain being investigated for bringing migrants ashore in defiance of Italian coastguard orders has warned against her case becoming a distraction from the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean Sea....
20:00, 07/10/2019

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...
08:17, 08/19/2019

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......
14:00, 06/13/2019

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...
10:34, 08/27/2019

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......
21:17, 07/06/2019

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....
03:00, 08/09/2019

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.”...
01:00, 06/24/2019

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...
01:34, 06/22/2019

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...
22:00, 06/29/2019

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....
00:34, 08/08/2019

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...
09:17, 06/30/2019

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....
18:51, 07/22/2019

El Salvador president: US handling of migrant crisis is 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 people making perilous journeys into the US....
10:51, 07/01/2019

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....
12:34, 08/17/2019

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....
01:00, 06/21/2019

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...
22:17, 07/22/2019

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       ...
15:51, 07/15/2019

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...
22:00, 07/15/2019

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...
01:51, 07/17/2019

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......
05:17, 08/19/2019

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....
12:34, 07/19/2019

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...
15:17, 07/19/2019

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...
07:34, 08/21/2019

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....
03:17, 07/16/2019

With Honduras in crisis, calls grow for president to resign Thousands of Hondurans are taking to the streets, calling for President Juan Orlando Hernandez to step down. They are tired of his authoritarian tendencies and austerity measures, and widespread corruption....
02:34, 06/25/2019

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....
12:34, 08/08/2019

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....
02:00, 08/22/2019

Swiss government mediating in Cameroon’s separatist crisis Switzerland’s ambassador to Cameroon says his government is helping to negotiate a peaceful end to the separatist crisis in which an estimated 2,000 have died...
19:00, 07/21/2019

NYPD rolling out initiatives amid cop suicide crisis Amid a rash of cop suicides that had the mayor making a personal appeal to every cop in the city, the police commissioner announced a new game plan to address the crisis. The department announced three new initiatives to combat the scourge. The first is set to roll out in a matter of days. A......
15:00, 08/16/2019

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....
17:00, 08/23/2019

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....
19:51, 07/12/2019

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...
18:00, 08/24/2019

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....
22:34, 08/08/2019

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...
08:34, 07/24/2019

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, 06/18/2019

Nissan to cut 12,500 jobs as crisis deepens after profit wipe out Nissan Motor Co unveiled its biggest restructuring plan in a decade, axing nearly a tenth of its workforce and flagging possible plant closures to rein in costs that ballooned when Carlos Ghosn was CEO....
13:51, 07/25/2019

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....
16:01, 08/25/2019

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...
17:34, 07/03/2019

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....
14:51, 07/11/2019

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?...
12:17, 07/26/2019

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...
00:17, 07/24/2019

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....
21:00, 08/05/2019

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged by complaints about homeless encampments that have gotten so widespread he’s facing a potentia...
10:34, 06/20/2019

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....
05:34, 08/15/2019

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....
12:34, 07/23/2019

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...
00:00, 06/20/2019