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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 ...

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis

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Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner ad...
19:34, 05/20/2019

Fortnite 9.10 early patch notes: Vehicle fixes, Audio fixes, new LTM, skins and MORE? Epic will be adding a big new update to Fortnite tomorrow, and ahead of 9.10 being added to the game, we've scoured the internet to get a feel for what we may be saying....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style gui...
22:51, 05/21/2019

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?...
21:51, 05/16/2019

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 in...
23:17, 06/19/2019

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....
09:51, 05/24/2019

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

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 B...
16:17, 06/20/2019

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......
15:00, 05/01/2019

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

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 cri...
19:51, 05/24/2019

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

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

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 subtropica...
08:17, 05/20/2019

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections, will use their newfound leverage in a fractured p...
05:34, 05/28/2019

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

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be to despai...
19:17, 05/27/2019

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

Amazon workers demand Bezos act on climate crisis At a shareholder meeting Wednesday, the CEO refused to address workers urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees deman...
06:51, 05/23/2019

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate emergency....
15:34, 06/07/2019

Teachers want climate crisis training, poll shows Survey says teachers feel ill-equipped to educate pupils, as school strikes continueA growing number of teachers want their pupils to learn more about the climate crisis and are calling for environmen...
09:00, 06/21/2019

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, Ger...
19:17, 06/20/2019

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...
22:51, 06/19/2019

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdow...
20:51, 05/29/2019

How the world's leading designers are thinking about the climate crisis Transgenic silk garments that emit a neon glow, sartorial burial suits embedded with flesh-eating microbes, and a bouquet of perfume notes derived from the DNA of extinct flora are just a few of the m...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump administration rolled back Barack Obama’s Clean Power...
23:00, 06/23/2019

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this fam...
16:51, 05/23/2019

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republ...
08:34, 06/29/2019

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over th...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepar...
04:17, 05/09/2019

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
21:17, 05/14/2019

Rewild a quarter of UK to fight climate crisis, campaigners urge Subsidies to restore woodlands and meadows would also boost wildlife, says Rewilding BritainA quarter of the UK’s land could be restored to nature, making a significant contribution towards cutting th...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 19...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Charles Young, Dr Joseph Hanlon and Neil BlackshawScot...
20:51, 06/26/2019

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based ch...
13:17, 06/04/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio spotlights urgency of climate crisis in new film As you may have heard, celebrities have been using their clout to get out the message on climate change -- inviting the question, frequently, as to whether they're a hindrance or a help to that cause....
00:51, 06/12/2019

Climate crisis: extremely hot days could double in US, study shows Amid widespread US heat wave, experts predict dangerous extremes in summer temperatures will only get worseAs the climate crisis progresses, the number of extremely hot days around the US could more t...
16:51, 07/18/2019

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling luggage for airlines before bereavements and a back inju...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Young protesters at DNC headquarters demand debate on climate crisis DNC has declined to hold a climate-specific debate even as Democratic voters rank rising temperatures as a top priorityDozens of young climate protesters crowded outside the Democratic National Commit...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Indus...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chie...
16:17, 05/28/2019

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost a huge stretch of riverbank to erosion that may t...
11:17, 06/14/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already caus...
22:34, 06/03/2019

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of World War II? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wayToday marks the official launch of Covering Climat...
12:17, 05/22/2019

Climate crisis made Europe's heat wave 'at least' five times more likely Last week's record-shattering heat wave across Europe was at made at least five times more likely because of climate change, a group of European scientists said Tuesday....
03:34, 07/03/2019

G20 nations triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new an...
08:00, 07/04/2019

BlackRock: $6.5tn investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis BlackRock, which controls $6.5tn in assets, urged to use its influence on planet’s biggest pollutersWhen a letter from BlackRock’s founder and chief executive, Larry Fink, landed in inboxes in January...
07:51, 05/21/2019

Theresa May: Swiss holidays brought home impact of climate crisis Seeing retreating ice in mountains inspired PM to push for net zero emissions by 2050Theresa May has said she was won over to the cause of tackling the climate emergency on her Swiss walking holidays....
11:17, 06/27/2019

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your pro...
23:51, 06/22/2019

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climate crisis, aerospace companies gathering for the Pa...
11:51, 06/15/2019

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced.” Thunberg told political an...
13:51, 05/28/2019

Democratic debate: candidates fail to grasp centrality of climate crisis The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political issuesThe second night of the first Democratic 2020 ...
11:51, 06/28/2019

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the clim...
14:34, 05/31/2019

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring stude...
00:34, 06/08/2019

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast | Al Gore Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterThe former US vice-president Al Gore has warned that the global economy will require a fundamental u...
15:34, 06/25/2019

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has d...
07:51, 05/22/2019

The town fighting the climate crisis to stay afloat, one hurricane at at time Fair Bluff has already been hit by two hurricanes – but if another arrives this year, it could become one of the US’s first climate crisis ghost townsThe water slithered up while the people went to sl...
06:34, 07/21/2019

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year. May also spoke about Britain's efforts to tackle ...
23:51, 06/29/2019

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is ...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feeding farmed fish with wild stocks risks “sinking” t...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday i...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis...
23:51, 07/04/2019

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of the young people who have been staging school stri...
11:51, 05/24/2019

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federal climate research, the Trump administration will ...
14:17, 05/29/2019

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed...
04:51, 06/21/2019

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive to the Guardian’s recent changes to the way it will...
20:34, 06/16/2019

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climate disruption. Germany is currently in the middle of...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez move to declare climate crisis official emergency Exclusive: Democrats to introduce resolution in House on Tuesday in recognition of extreme threat from global heatingA group of US lawmakers including 2020 Democratic presidential contender Bernie San...
22:51, 07/08/2019

Scotch on the rocks: distilleries fear climate crisis will endanger whisky production Scotland’s whisky-makers reveal they had to halt production in 2018 heatwave because they ran out of waterScotland’s nature conservation agency last week painted an apocalyptic vision of a country dev...
10:51, 06/02/2019

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions and could be contributing as much as ...
21:00, 07/07/2019

Agriculture Secretary Perdue on climate crisis: 'It rained yesterday, it's a nice pretty day today' Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue cited weather patterns and said "it rained yesterday, it's a nice pretty day today" when asked about the cause of the global climate crisis in an interview with CNN....
14:51, 06/25/2019

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
18:51, 06/07/2019

A Deadly Heat Wave After the Hottest June on Record: How the Climate Crisis Is Creating ‘a New Normal’ As millions of people prepare for sweltering heatwaves in the U.S. Midwest and East Coast, scientists say July will likely be the hottest July on record, following the hottest June on record. These ty...
21:17, 07/19/2019

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surpri...
20:51, 06/06/2019

Democratic candidates fail to challenge opponents or convey scope of climate crisis in debate Presidential hopefuls mostly reiterated campaign talking points and policy proposals during seven minutes on climate discussionThe first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night spent around ...
17:51, 06/27/2019

“This Is An Actual Crisis.” John Oliver and Bill Nye Talk Climate Change on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver joined the growing chorus of voices pointing out that we aren’t doing enough to save our planet. Oliver sounded the alarm in lig...
17:17, 05/13/2019

This Louisiana town is moving to higher ground as taxpayers foot the bill for growing climate crisis Residents of Pecan Acres are some of America's first climate refugees. The plan to move them could become a blueprint for other endangered towns....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency whi...
22:51, 05/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climat...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Is ADHD genetic? Everything you need to know In this article, learn about the latest research on genetics and ADHD, which includes studies looking at whether the children of parents with ADHD are more likely to develop the same condition....
01:51, 06/29/2019

iOS 12.3.2 fixes a camera bug but doesn’t do much else Enlarge / The iPhone 8 Plus has a dual-camera setup. (credit: Samuel Axon) Today, Apple is pushing out a new update to iOS, its software for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch—but this update is targe...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Nobody wants to fly on the disastrous 737 Max, even if Boeing fixes it Earlier this year, a Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed in Ethiopia, claiming the lives of all 157 people on board. The crash was the second tragic loss of a 737 Max 8 full of passengers within several months, ...
02:51, 06/06/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 with several key bug fixes On the heels of releasing iOS 12.3 earlier this month that brought some major changes like a refreshed TV app, Apple has just released version 12.3.1 of its mobile OS that mostly features some fixes t...
21:34, 05/24/2019

No one can be truly anonymous ever again thanks to genetic sequencing From the health of celebrities and presidential candidates to family secrets and hidden identities, consumer genetic tests are laying everyone’s DNA bare...
19:51, 05/28/2019

5 Fashion Fixes You Never Knew You Needed We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:17, 05/29/2019

A Firefox update fixes yet another zero-day vulnerability Mozilla recently rolled out a fix for a critical bug that hackers were actively exploiting to take control of vulnerable systems. Now, it has released a patch for yet another zero-day bug. According t...
14:17, 06/22/2019

Mass. towns hit by gas blasts get $80M for fixes The utility blamed for a series of natural gas explosions in Massachusetts in September has agreed to pay $80 million to three communities to cover the costs of repairing roads and other infrastructur...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Your genetic data can be exploited without you ever knowing about it Your genome literally identifies you, but researchers and genetic firms keep saying that DNA data is anonymous. It's a privacy scandal waiting to happen...
00:00, 04/29/2019

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity....
22:51, 05/01/2019

iOS 13: Bug fixes, performance boosts, and poaching ideas It's a fact of life that as operating systems mature, the excitement of revolutionary new features gives way to small, evolutionary changes and poaching ideas from others....
00:00, 05/09/2019

Mozilla Fixes Two Major Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Firefox Mozilla has released Firefox 67.0.3 and Firefox ESR 60.7.1 as well as Firefox 67.0.4 and Firefox ESR 60.7.2 to patch the two recent zero-day vulnerabilities....
18:00, 06/21/2019

Slack fixes bug that could have let hackers intercept downloads Slack has fixed a bug that could have allowed hackers to intercept and redirect downloads in the Windows desktop version of the messaging app. However, it seems no Slack users were affected before the...
18:34, 05/17/2019

New iOS 13 concept fixes one of the worst things about the iPhone In just a few weeks, Apple will finally introduce the next major iPhone software upgrade, iOS 13, revealing its vision for the next year of mobile computing. iOS 13 is already a hotly anticipated upda...
20:51, 05/28/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro Receiving OxygenOS 9.5.8 Update With Several Fixes OnePlus 7 Pro has started receiving OxygenOS 9.5.8 update. OnePlus team has also shared its feedback on several user submitted feature requests and revealed what users can expect to see in the future....
17:00, 06/19/2019

Man on trial in killings arrested through genetic genealogy A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to...
03:17, 06/13/2019

In Nigeria, your genetic makeup can decide if you get a second date First date questions in many parts of the world usually revolve around hobbies or favorite TV shows. But in Nigeria, the first date conversation is more likely to be about your DNA than if you watch '...
13:34, 07/15/2019

It May Be Possible to Counter Some of the Genetic Risk of Alzheimer’s With These Lifestyle Changes There hasn’t been much good news about Alzheimer’s lately, between the March announcement by Biogen and Esai that a promising trial of a potential drug treatment failed, and the July decis...
19:17, 07/14/2019

We could soon make animals with cells that contain two genetic codes Molecular machinery to make synthetic proteins has been added to human cells in the lab. Next: animals and plants with artificial factories in every cell...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Plans to provide genetic testing on the NHS could harm well-being The UK’s health service is set to offer genetic testing to determine people’s risk of common diseases, but there are concerns that this could have negative effects...
19:17, 07/16/2019

Genetic risk scores could help the NHS but they aren't ready yet Analysing huge genetic databases is allowing us to score people on their risk of common diseases, but the technique isn't ready to roll out across the NHS...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Mozilla fixes second Firefox zero-day bug used in Coinbase hack attempts Mozilla has patched its Firefox browser for a second time in response to a spearphishing campaign targeting employees of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, ZDNet reports. According to ZDNet, hackers ha...
17:34, 06/21/2019

We love… Fashion fixes for the week ahead – in pictures For our London fashion week men’s special, here’s our pick of brands for you, including sportswear-meets-tailoring at Paria Farzaneh, Martine Rose collaborates with Napapijri, and Oliver Spencer gets ...
03:51, 06/09/2019

Artist Fixes Live-Action Sonic The Hedgehog Edward Pun is a talented artist at Sucker Punch, makers of Ghost of Tsushima, Infamous and more. His quick fix for the live-action Sonic is excellent....
16:17, 05/02/2019

Naomi Wolf and publisher discussing fixes for new book NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Naomi Wolf says it is discussing possible corrections in her new book after an interviewer challenged some of her conclusions. Wolf’s “Outrages: Sex, Censo...
21:51, 05/24/2019

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

Genetic self-experimenting “biohacker” under investigation by health officials Enlarge / Zayner is best known for injecting himself with CRISPR. (credit: Andrew Matthews / Getty Images) Prominent genetic "biohacker" Josiah Zayner is under investigation by California state offi...
06:34, 05/17/2019

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their...
14:51, 06/10/2019

Genetic study takes research on sex differences to new heights Throughout the animal kingdom, males and females frequently exhibit sexual dimorphism: differences in characteristic traits that often make it easy to tell them apart. In mammals, one of the most comm...
21:00, 07/18/2019

This cold case will be the first to test genetic genealogy in court The arrest in the Golden State Killer case last April, made with the help of a new forensic field known as genetic genealogy, gave investigators in Snohomish County, Washington, an idea....
04:34, 06/13/2019

A crucial population of lions has lost much of its genetic diversity Lions in the important Kavango-Zambezi conservation area may be less able to adapt to climate change due to a loss of genetic variation over the past century...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Trump Calls To Congratulate PM Modi, Fixes Meet At G-20 Summit US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday agreed to meet at the G-20 Summit in Japan next month as both the leaders pledged to further strengthen the US-India strategic......
21:34, 05/24/2019

Incredible new iOS 13 FaceTime feature fixes your eye contact with augmented reality A new feature found in the third beta version of iOS 13 has begun attracting attention because it promises to bring some augmented reality magic to your FaceTime calls — specifically, to the way...
17:51, 07/03/2019

Manchester Airport fixes power issue that led to flight delays Britain's Manchester Airport said on Monday it had fixed a fuel supply problem at the airport caused by a power issue, which led to flight delays on Sunday....
09:34, 05/20/2019

28 years later, hacker fixes rampant slowdown on SNES‘ Gradius III Behold, slowdown destroyed! Many gamers of a certain age (this author included) remember the early '90s disappointment of buying the SNES version of hit arcade shmup Gradius III. In magazine screens...
12:51, 05/10/2019

Windows 10 gets a lot of little fixes – and Microsoft reminds us it’ll start to force updates Windows 10 has received a second set of (optional) cumulative updates for June, comprising of a raft of minor tweaks and fixes for both the April 2018 Update and October 2018 Update, while Microsoft a...
12:51, 06/19/2019

Huawei’s Mate X 2 concept fixes everything that the Galaxy Fold got wrong The Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone isn’t just delayed, it’s also terribly ugly, but that’s the compromise early adopters will have to accept. The phone itself is a compromise becaus...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Samsung finally fixes design flaws on $2K foldable phone Samsung has finally fixed its $2,000 foldable phone — and the solution is jaw-droppingly low-tech. The gadget-maker’s fix: to extend a thin protective layer that covers the screen enough that it can b...
13:51, 05/17/2019

"No Quick Fixes For Reviving Demand": What Economists Expect From Budget Union Budget 2019-20: Economists have laid out a host of challenges facing the economy: spurring investment, weak consumption and unemployment. The challenges facing the economy cannot be addressed in...
12:17, 06/24/2019

Netflix fixes potentially devastating Linux SACK vulnerability Eagle-eyed researchers from streaming titan Netflix have uncovered several troubling security vulnerabilities within the TCP implementations on Linux and FreeBSD kernels. The most severe specimen, cal...
03:17, 06/18/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S. border, but Tr...
15:34, 06/08/2019

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death People with one copy of a sickle cell gene are thought to have no health issues, but other gene variants may place carriers at a higher risk of sudden collapse...
14:17, 05/03/2019

Thousands of people in Finland to receive genetic health predictions A large genetic trial in Finland will soon tell 3,400 volunteers their personal risk of developing heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and a type of blood clot...
16:34, 05/08/2019

Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research....
20:17, 07/14/2019

Scammer sentenced for using ice cream to lure seniors into genetic testing TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey man who defrauded Medicare by using the promise of ice cream to lure senior citizens into genetic testing was sentenced Friday to more than four years in prison. Seth Rehf...
18:51, 05/11/2019

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Genetic risk scores on their own aren't that good at predicting health A new way of measuring your genetic risk for health conditions could help identify high-risk people. But it isn’t clear how medically useful these tests are yet...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Siblings with rare genetic disorder receive new kidneys on same day from same donor A pair of Texas siblings born with a rare genetic disorder got the call they needed recently when they found out a deceased donor could provide them both with life-changing kidneys....
00:51, 05/08/2019

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -- much higher than previously thought....
02:00, 06/19/2019

Fallout 76's New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Researchers make their own E. coli genome, compress its genetic code Enlarge / Like any other E. coli, but different. (credit: CDC) The genetic code is the basis for all life, allowing the information present in DNA to be translated into the proteins that perform mos...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Apple redesigns keyboard in new MacBook Pro and fixes troubled keys for free Apple today announced new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro models. The iPhone maker will also fix some broken keyboards for free.        ...
09:00, 05/23/2019

Jets’ Maccagnan fallout: How Adam Gase fixes first mess on his hands Here are some thoughts and observations after digesting the news of the Jets firing general manager Mike Maccagnan and looking ahead to what’s next: 1. One area of fallout from Wednesday’s news that t...
01:34, 05/17/2019

Here's how Google fixes your discombobulated face in wide-angle Pixel shots While LG was using wide-angle lenses on its flagship phones before it was cool, there is barely a popular brand now that hasn't jumped in on that very bandwagon, and not only for the selfie shots but ...
19:00, 06/17/2019

New Patch Finally Fixes Assassin’s Creed III Remastered’s Creepy Teeth On Thursday, Ubisoft released patch 1.03 for Assassin’s Creed III Remastered on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC that primarily “adjusted lighting in cutscenes to improve how character faces, skin and ...
04:17, 05/18/2019

FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' rare genetic disorder treatment Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture, sendi...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique g...
00:17, 05/10/2019

Genetic liability for depression increases suicide attempt risk, study says People who have attempted suicide hold a higher genetic liability for depression regardless of the psychiatric disorder they have, according to a study....
05:51, 06/12/2019

California infant diagnosed with incredibly rare, incurable genetic disorder The parents of a nearly 8-month-old California boy are searching high and low for answers after he became one of an estimated 50 people to ever be diagnosed with a genetic disorder that currently has ...
19:17, 05/06/2019

| China tightens rules on genetic research after designer-baby scandal China has announced regulations to curb the smuggling of human organs and tighten oversight on the use of human genetic materials in research months after a Chinese scientist caused a global outcry by...
08:00, 06/13/2019

FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' treatment for rare genetic disorder Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture was declined approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
15:34, 06/25/2019

The Division 2 May 2 update patch notes: Downtime, server status and fixes detailed Ubisoft is due to deliver another update in The Division 2 tomorrow, and ahead of the update going live, you can expect some downtime. Here's what you need to know....
20:17, 05/01/2019

Diet, exercise and other lifestyle factors may offset genetic risk for Alzheimer’s: study People with high genetic risk and poor health habits were about three times more likely to develop dementia versus those with low genetic risk and good habits, researchers reported Sunday....
00:51, 07/15/2019

Manhattan sperm bank didn’t properly screen for genetic diseases: suit Thousands of children conceived with the help of a Manhattan sperm bank could be vulnerable to horrible genetic diseases thanks to a botched screening process, a new federal lawsuit charges. Manhattan...
03:00, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Acer Therapeutics' treatment for rare genetic disorder Acer Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its treatment for a severe, rare genetic disorder that can cause blood vessels to fatally rupture was declined approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
16:17, 06/25/2019

State Department cuts new funds to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, pending immigration fixes The State Department announced Monday it will cut new foreign aid to the "Northern Triangle" countries -- Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador -- unless their governments take "concrete action" to ste...
03:51, 06/18/2019

I grew up eating turkey dinosaurs and tinned spaghetti. Have my kids paid a genetic price? Some families hand down money to the next generation; others bequeath fat. Guess which mine didMy nana once said: “You can never be too rich or too thin.” I don’t think she’ll mind me saying that she’...
08:51, 05/06/2019

DNA, genetic genealogy help solve Indiana State University student's cold case murder DNA and genetic genealogy have solved the cold case murder a 19-year-old woman on the campus Indiana State University nearly 47 years ago, police said Monday....
23:00, 05/06/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sen...
04:00, 06/03/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle t...
14:34, 06/25/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can ...
01:51, 05/04/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society...
07:34, 06/14/2019

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is out, and it fixes the worst thing about Windows updates Microsoft last month announced a new Windows 10 policy that seems to fix the worst thing about Windows updates in general. The company decided to finally let you choose when or even if you want to ins...
04:34, 05/23/2019

WATCH: Veteran climbs flag pole, fixes American flag at Navy SEAL monument A veteran has captured the hearts of social media users after he climbed a flag pole at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront’s Navy SEAL monument to fix a loose American flag....
05:17, 07/20/2019

Your Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Help Offset Genetic Risk Of Dementia: Tips For Healthy Eating Adopting a healthy lifestyle comes with numerous benefits and one among them is that it offsets a person's genetic risk of dementia, suggests a new study....
11:17, 07/16/2019

DNA testing: How genetic testing could make prescription drugs safer Pharmacogentics uses a person's DNA as a guide to understanding how their body reacts to certain drugs and what dosages are best. Is this the future of prescribing medicine?...
17:51, 05/02/2019

'It's a great slogan, but it's not workable:' Health insurers pan Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders health fixes America's Health Insurance Plans and other health-industry groups step up criticism of Biden's public option, Sanders' Medicare for All health fixes       ...
04:51, 07/17/2019

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....
19:17, 04/28/2019

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?        ...
20:51, 05/09/2019

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 ...
14:34, 05/17/2019

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 o...
00:00, 05/19/2019

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....
04:51, 07/09/2019

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

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 p...
00:34, 07/18/2019

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......
17:51, 05/01/2019

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, airlines an...
20:34, 06/16/2019

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 ...
03:34, 07/12/2019

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 mus...
22:51, 05/26/2019

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.        ...
13:51, 05/31/2019

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....
22:00, 05/04/2019

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 ...
08:34, 06/25/2019

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....
00:51, 06/16/2019

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....
17:51, 05/01/2019

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 deve...
02:00, 07/17/2019

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....
23:34, 05/15/2019

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...
18:51, 05/15/2019

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....
15:17, 07/02/2019

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

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

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 t...
13:34, 07/11/2019

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

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 ...
12:34, 05/26/2019

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 co...
18:17, 07/14/2019

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

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

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 ...
21:17, 05/18/2019

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....
16:34, 07/09/2019

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....
08:34, 05/30/2019

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)....
17:51, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Nadler says ‘constitutional crisis’ over report WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report (all times local): 8:50 a.m. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s a “const...
15:00, 05/08/2019

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...
20:34, 06/18/2019

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....
08:00, 06/12/2019

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

The Latest: EU-led group seeks to help end Venezuela crisis CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A mostly European group of nations is looking to send a high-level delegation to Caracas in the c...
22:00, 05/07/2019

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 ...
20:34, 06/07/2019

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....
14:17, 05/13/2019

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...
20:00, 06/07/2019

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 e...
04:51, 06/27/2019

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 administra...
23:17, 05/09/2019

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?        ...
22:00, 05/30/2019

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...
15:00, 06/23/2019

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 o...
01:17, 06/21/2019

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....
19:34, 05/09/2019

'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 ...
16:51, 05/09/2019

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

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......
21:17, 07/08/2019

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....
16:17, 06/24/2019

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 j...
14:51, 05/24/2019

European-led group seeks to help end Venezuelan crisis A mostly European group of nations said Tuesday it will send a high-level delegation to Venezuela to propose solutions to that country's protracted crisis....
05:00, 05/08/2019

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...
14:51, 05/26/2019

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

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....
06:17, 07/08/2019

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....
21:34, 07/09/2019

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 so...
22:00, 05/08/2019

| 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....
15:51, 07/17/2019

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

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...
01:51, 05/16/2019

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 ...
21:34, 07/05/2019

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 embat...
17:00, 05/01/2019

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” a...
23:17, 07/12/2019

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 esca...
17:34, 06/27/2019

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....
21:00, 05/16/2019

‘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 pow...
20:00, 05/28/2019

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...
09:34, 05/02/2019

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....
04:51, 06/20/2019

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

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 k...
14:34, 05/02/2019

Algeria's army chief says elections are best way out of crisis Algeria's armed forces chief said on Monday that elections were the best way to overcome the country's political crisis and avoid a constitutional vacuum....
15:51, 05/20/2019

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 re...
09:51, 05/19/2019

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...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Mexico has it’s 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...
05:34, 05/03/2019

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,...
17:51, 06/04/2019

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

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 ...
02:17, 07/05/2019

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 freewa...
01:00, 06/25/2019

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.       ...
22:34, 07/18/2019

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections 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....
11:17, 05/28/2019

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 tria...
14:34, 07/15/2019

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Cuba launches rationing in face of economic crisis HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis. Commerce Minister Betsy Díaz Velázquez...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point BEIRUT (AP) — Dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for an immediate end to the fighting. The aid groups ...
14:17, 05/17/2019

Cubans grapple with food shortage due to Venezuela crisis In Cuba putting putting food on the table has become increasingly difficult, as Venezuela cuts back on oil shipments. Now that Cubans have access to the internet, they are raising their voices on soci...
18:51, 05/19/2019

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
15:51, 05/21/2019

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there has been some improvement under Mr. Trump....
18:51, 04/28/2019

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 ...
08:34, 06/20/2019

Horrific image illustrates crisis at the US-Mexico border The photo is haunting, a vivid reminder of the danger many face when they try to cross into the United States. It shows the human toll of a crisis at the border that's often debated with abstract stat...
04:34, 06/26/2019

'We're in constant crisis': cyclone-hit reservation forced to recover on its own Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota are struggling after a winter hurricane, with no disaster relief from TrumpThe canyons and hills of South Dakota’s Badlands National Park...
10:51, 05/10/2019

Maldives Crisis Could Stir Trouble Between China and India Opposition leaders want India to intervene against the nation’s president, who declared a state of emergency this month, and who is seen as an ally of China....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists 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.”...
02:17, 06/24/2019

‘Safety was just a given’: Inside Boeing’s boardroom amid the 737 Max crisis The decision-making of Boeing’s board — an elite club of corporate titans and government dignitaries — is under scrutiny after two crashes of the 737 Max killed 346 people in the span of five months....
13:17, 05/06/2019

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 and Air Lease Corp. to buy 787 Dreamliners....
16:51, 06/18/2019

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good ...
11:51, 06/20/2019

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....
16:34, 07/08/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on th...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Negotiations in Norway Aim to Resolve Venezuela’s Political Crisis (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela’s crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two side...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Ashley shows Goals bosses red card over VAT crisis The Sports Direct International tycoon Mike Ashley has declared war on the board of Goals Soccer Centres over the accounting crisis which has left its shares suspended for months....
23:17, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril, having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit and challenged her to b...
16:17, 06/02/2019

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

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also mean...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to be?Read More...
00:00, 06/08/2019

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 corru...
02:51, 06/25/2019

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 19-year-old Merveille Mwenze that her husband has te...
13:34, 06/19/2019

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 ...
11:34, 07/19/2019

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 ...
08:17, 07/05/2019

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN ...
22:17, 04/28/2019

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...
04:00, 07/04/2019

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 thei...
05:51, 06/30/2019

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education wit...
14:51, 05/17/2019

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 op...
20:17, 07/03/2019

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another...
06:51, 06/06/2019

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....
11:00, 07/01/2019

Opioids crisis has spread beyond United States: OECD Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the OECD club o...
00:17, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American co...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the over...
04:51, 06/08/2019

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....
12:51, 07/08/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claimsFive more US states sued the painkiller maker Purdue Pharma on Thursday, allegi...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
02:00, 06/08/2019

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....
12:17, 07/08/2019

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a rad...
01:00, 07/03/2019

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 pro...
05:17, 07/01/2019

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next generation versions of the planes were grounded after t...
10:51, 06/03/2019

On Washington: When It Comes to Republican Defectors, Current Crisis Is No Watergate As history has shown with the Watergate and Iran-contra scandals, such investigations can gain legitimacy only when members of the president’s own party support them....
17:34, 05/11/2019

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....
20:34, 07/06/2019

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......
10:17, 06/13/2019

Moldova's Democratic Party dissolves government to end crisis Moldovan Prime Minister Pavel Filip's Democratic Party of Moldova said on Friday it would step down and dissolve the government, which had remained in power in a caretaker role since an election in Fe...
18:51, 06/14/2019

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
07:51, 05/30/2019

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

Trump says 'a lot of progress' made with Iran to defuse crisis U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday "a lot of progress" had been made toward ending a volatile stand-off with Iran, with his top diplomat saying Tehran had signaled willingness to negotiate ov...
20:51, 07/16/2019

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. T...
11:17, 06/13/2019

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 Mediter...
23:00, 07/10/2019

The White House Is Deliberately Creating a Constitutional Crisis The White House on Tuesday directed former White House Counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to the various potentially criminal shenanigans described by...
21:17, 05/07/2019

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 fail...
23:34, 06/14/2019

EU names special adviser to help resolve Venezuela crisis The European Union on Tuesday named Spanish-Uruguayan former banker and diplomat Enrique Iglesias as its point man to help end the crisis in Venezuela, part of an intensification of diplomatic efforts...
14:00, 05/28/2019

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 st...
02:34, 07/17/2019

Venezuela's political crisis exposes policy divisions in EU European countries urged restraint in Venezuela on Tuesday and called for new elections as a way to settle the political crisis in the South American country, but there wasn't a unified voice immediat...
22:00, 04/30/2019

"If They Vote Against...": DK Shivakumar On Karnataka Crisis, Floor Test Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar, who last week went to Mumbai to convince rebel lawmakers to return to the fold, expressed confidence today that his party colleagues would return to "save the......
11:17, 07/14/2019

| 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 sys...
16:17, 06/14/2019

'Europe is also responsible for the crisis in Mexico': Anabel Hernández Anabel Hernández, recipient of the DW Freedom of Speech Award 2019, on corruption in her native Mexico and the ways in which international players bear partial responsibility for the power of the drug...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Biodiversity crisis is about to put humanity at risk, UN scientists to warn ‘We are in trouble if we don’t act,’ say experts, with up to 1m species at risk of annihilationThe world’s leading scientists will warn the planet’s life-support systems are approaching a danger zone ...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a dispute over a detained Hua...
22:17, 05/05/2019

"Safety Was Just A Given": Inside Boeing's Boardroom Amid 737 Max Crisis Before approving plans for a new jetliner called the 737 Max, Boeing's board of directors discussed how quickly and cheaply it could be built to compete with a rival - but the members didn't ask......
08:51, 05/06/2019

RPT-Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a dispute over a detained Huawei executive....
13:51, 05/06/2019

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....
13:51, 07/11/2019

Legal expert: subpoena battle could lead to crisis A legal scholar says that the the battle between the Democrat-led House and President Donald Trump over special counsel Robert Mueller's report could lead to a constitutional crisis. (May 6) ...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill...
17:00, 05/27/2019

Guatemalan migrants have Mexico facing a border crisis of its own When the migrant caravans cross the Suchiate River and international bridge from Guatemala, Adan Lopez springs into action in this steamy tropical city: He shuts down his shop and takes cover....
06:34, 05/07/2019

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s newly elected parliament is promoting a bill to dissolve itself as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight...
16:51, 05/27/2019

No TV Debates For A Month, Says Congress, In Crisis After Poll Defeat The Congress has announced that it will not participate in television debates for a month, in the middle of a huge internal crisis following Rahul Gandhi's refusal to continue as its chief over the......
09:51, 05/30/2019

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent y...
02:34, 05/28/2019

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on t...
03:00, 05/06/2019

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

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more......
19:51, 05/30/2019

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church. Cardinal Daniel DiN...
17:34, 06/11/2019

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
15:00, 04/30/2019

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore. The pressure comes not only fr...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Moldova snap election called as crisis deepens A day after a new government was approved after months of wrangling, the country's new, acting president has called a fresh vote in September. The move prompted tens of thousands of people onto the st...
23:00, 06/09/2019

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

Uber, Like Other 'Unicorns,' Began Its IPO Path After the Financial Crisis Despite the tough economy, startups such as Uber, Pinterest and Airbnb benefited from scrappy entrepreneurs as well as the rise of the smartphone and cloud computing....
19:00, 05/09/2019

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for September....
17:17, 06/09/2019

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
13:17, 05/09/2019

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest pay...
15:51, 05/29/2019

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
13:51, 05/31/2019

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummeting....
17:51, 05/28/2019

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....
12:51, 07/16/2019

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....
15:17, 06/15/2019

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 a...
17:00, 07/15/2019

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...
14:51, 06/17/2019

Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after two ...
20:17, 05/01/2019

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
09:34, 05/18/2019

Contra Rogue Corps is a Wacky Shooter With An Identity Crisis We caught up with Contra Rogue Corps at E3 2019, a game announced during the Nintendo Direct that is a fairly strange departure from the Contra you know....
15:34, 06/20/2019

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people. Interruptions to...
23:17, 07/02/2019

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be t...
23:17, 07/02/2019

House inches toward 11th hour deal on aid for border crisis House Democratic leaders are close to completing a long-awaited deal with Republicans to deliver billions in emergency aid to the southern border, with plans to approve the package as early as next we...
20:17, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after two ...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Coping with crisis: how scientists are making an invasive crab a delicacy The little green invader gobbling shellfish and destroying habitats in the Gulf of Maine could finally have a predator – humansIn the salt marshes and estuaries of New England, the most dominant and f...
09:00, 06/21/2019

UK must not 'export its political crisis' to Europe: French politician Loiseau Britain must not "export its political crisis" over to Europe, said French politician Nathalie Loiseau, who is spearheading President Emmanuel Macron's European election campaign....
08:51, 05/22/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director Dr. Richard Sackler for their role in the opioid ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Flint Water Crisis: Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges Prosecutors abruptly dismissed cases against state and local officials in the drinking water crisis that began five years ago and has plagued Flint ever since....
23:00, 06/13/2019

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country’s protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on proteste...
12:17, 06/13/2019

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced on Wednesday that it wi...
23:51, 05/15/2019

Key role of Venezuelan military in crisis takes center stage CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition...
17:17, 05/04/2019

Community leaders call for action aid in border humanitarian crisis TUCSON – With more than 7,000 migrants processed at the Benedictine Monastery since Jan. 1, Catholic Community Service and several community leaders have teamed up together to achieve one goal &...
06:51, 05/04/2019

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance in crisis, reports suggest Multiple employees claim departments are being axed and staff dismissed in the wake of Carlos Ghosn’s arrest The partnership between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi is falling apart in the wake of for...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Mamata Banerjee Discusses Karnataka Crisis With HD Kumaraswamy: Report West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy to hold his ground and not give in to the efforts of the BJP, sources said today....
20:00, 07/11/2019

'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome DRC’s deadly outbreakMoise Kitsakihu-Mbira has lost his brother, h...
08:34, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (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): 9:40 a.m. Th...
08:34, 05/16/2019

Georgia and Russia trade blame over unrest as crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker with the Kremlin announcing it would suspend passenger flights between the two...
03:17, 06/22/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption...
05:51, 06/20/2019

‘Flint is Everywhere’: California Farmworkers Confront a Tainted Water Crisis The soil in California’s farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley....
12:34, 05/21/2019

'Hidden health crisis' of snakebites gets $100 million funding injection A global health trust is to inject 80 million pounds ($102 million) into finding more modern and effective treatments for snakebites - a "hidden health crisis" that kills 120,000 people a year and mai...
15:34, 05/16/2019

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon's political crisis. A new report places Cameroon's at the top of the list of negl...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Pence seeks 'tangible measures' from Mexico on migrant crisis Ahead of high-stakes White House talks with Mexico on Wednesday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was looking for a comprehensive suite of proposals from visiting officials about stopping the surge of m...
21:00, 06/05/2019

North Korea faces food crisis after poor harvest, U.N. says Four in ten North Koreans are chronically short of food and further cuts to already minimal rations are expected after the worst harvest in a decade, the United Nations said on Friday....
01:51, 05/04/2019

Vladimir Putin Bans Russian Flights To Crisis-Hit Georgia President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Friday banning Russian airlines from flying to Georgia, starting in July, after violent clashes in the neighbouring country over a Moscow lawmaker speaking in....
06:17, 06/22/2019

Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis: report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine re...
14:34, 05/01/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its next move....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Deputy CBP commissioner says 'targeted changes' needed to address border crisis The crisis along the U.S.-Mexico border is finally being accepted as such but Congress must allow for specific policy changes that will alleviate the turmoil, according to a Customs and Border Protect...
00:34, 07/13/2019

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said....
02:34, 05/18/2019

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's second-largest city, pushing more people into pover...
09:17, 06/05/2019

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation The U.S. military's use of firefighting foam that contains a potentially dangerous chemical compound could have serious health consequences for workers....
15:17, 07/13/2019

Texas officer in fatal Taser struggle had crisis training BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — State records show a Texas police officer who fatally shot a woman who authorities say shocked him with his Taser had completed dozens of hours of crisis intervention training be...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
07:00, 05/18/2019

Argentina’s beloved book industry hopes to weather crisis As the hugely popular Buenos Aires Book Fair opens its doors to the public once again, the chills of the economic downturn are being felt across the publishing sector....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Bury financial crisis deepens amid pressure over £4.2m loan • Loan is from former owner Stewart Day’s property company• Club face winding-up petition and owner says debt is £8mBury football club, already in the grip of a financial crisis, are facing further pr...
20:17, 05/29/2019

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
16:34, 05/01/2019

Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test The Trump administration faces a critical test of its Venezuela policy as opposition leader Juan Guaido, bolstered by vocal U.S. support, pressures the country's military to abandon socialist Presiden...
09:34, 05/02/2019

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’s sergeant who died after being found in his car su...
00:51, 06/16/2019

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member nations to take note of the high numbers of migran...
01:34, 06/15/2019

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Democrats need to act in order to ...
19:17, 05/22/2019

Tunisian president hospitalized 'in severe health crisis' - presidency Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, a major player in the country's transition to democracy since 2011, was taken to a military hospital on Thursday after suffering a "severe health cr...
17:17, 06/27/2019

Boris Johnson warned: focus on Iran crisis or risk war Tory leadership rivals kept informed about spiralling crisis in the Gulf as ex-naval chief blasts governmentAdmiral Lord West: ‘Our political establishment have been focused on the election of a new p...
23:00, 07/20/2019

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
19:34, 06/25/2019