U.S. News & World Report–8 hours ago
In 1991, Mount Pinatubo in the northern Philippines exploded in one of the biggest volcanic eruptions of the 20th century, killing about 800 people, covering entire towns and cities in ash and partly prompting the U.S. government to abandon its vast air and naval bases on the main northern Luzon island.
Bloomberg–13 hours ago
The U.S. fell to 11th place from ninth mainly because of an eight-spot slump in the post-secondary, or tertiary, education-efficiency category, which includes the share of new science and engineering graduates in the labor force. Value-added manufacturing also declined. Improvement in the productivity …
U.S. News & World Report–21 hours ago
FILE PHOTO: Former nurse Niels H. (L) masks his face with a folder with the help of his lawyer Ulrike Baumann on his arrival in the courtroom at the regional court in Oldenburg, December 9, 2014. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer Reuters. BERLIN (Reuters) – German public prosecutors on Monday said they had …
Bloomberg–3 hours ago
The administration already decided to pull the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, sought to roll back Obama-era regulations on power plant-emissions and signed sweeping tax reforms that constrained financing for solar and wind. The import taxes are the most targeted strike on the …
U.S. News & World Report–15 hours ago
A Michigan doctor who came to the U.S. from Poland as a young child is in jail nearly a week after immigration agents arrested him at his home. Jan. 22, 2018, at 7:24 p.m.. Doctor Who Came to US as Child Jailed by Immigration Agents. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post to Reddit. Email. Share in LinkedIn.
Minneapolis Star Tribune
U.S. News & World Report–7 hours ago
Convicted killer Maurice Mason says the U.S. Constitution requires juries to impose death sentences. Mason argues a 2016 U.S. Supreme Court ruling declaring Florida’s death penalty law unconstitutional should apply in Ohio. If Ohio juries recommend capital punishment, judges impose the sentence.
U.S. News & World Report–Jan. 19, 2018
Trump listed some anti-abortion measures his administration had taken, including an announcement earlier in the day by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The agency said it was revoking Obama administration legal guidance that had sought to discourage states from trying to defund …
Bloomberg–3 hours ago
In a top 10 heavy with European countries, Switzerland maintained its No. 1 position from last year in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index, which looks at the ways nations and cities lure, develop and retain talented people. Singapore came in second again, while the U.S. moved up in the ranks, rising …
U.S. News & World Report–12 hours ago
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Of the 30 U.S. children who have died from the flu so far this season, some 85 percent had not been vaccinated, said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who urged Americans to get flu shots amid one of the most severe flu seasons in years.
Wall Street Journal–12 hours ago
WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing machines, kicking off his second year in office by showing he is ready to start implementing his long-promised “America First” trade policy. The moves were announced Monday in response to U.S. …