Americans do not have to compromise on their quality of life in order to help prevent catastrophic climate change, special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry told Yahoo News.
A strike Thursday by a suspected Iranian-made drone killed a U.S. contractor and wounded six other Americans in northeast Syria, and U.S. forces retaliated with airstrikes on sites in Syria used by groups affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, the Pentagon said. Activists said the U.S. bombing killed at least four people. While it’s not the first time the U.S. and Iran have traded strikes in Syria, the attack and the U.S. response threaten to upend recent efforts to deescalate tensions across the wider Middle East, whose rival powers have made steps toward détente in recent days after years of turmoil.
A man has sued multiple companies over their product advertising. But some attorneys think the lawsuits are more of a distraction than a campaign for greater consumer protections.
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck used that shared bank account to take trips to their auditions and to pay bills when they were just starting out.
The news this week was dominated by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic visit to Russia, signaling a deepening alliance between the two superpowers. Xi and Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to show a united front after the two-day summit. But what were some of the stories that flew under the radar?
Creators, both with and without traditional journalism backgrounds, are turning to the platform to tell more in-depth and progressive stories.
A psychedelic expert told Insider that there is no science to back up taking LSD for marathons.
Former lawyer Volodymyr Zolkin interviews hundreds of Russian prisoners of war about their experiences on the front line in Ukraine.
A father of five in Panama is encouraging other parents to talk to their kids about bullying after a Twitter post about his own eight-year-old son’s experience went viral this week.
Are China and Russia allies? Here are the key takeaways from the Xi-Putin summit.
Earlier in March, the month that honors women's history, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and other congressional leaders reintroduced a House resolution acknowledging the violence that women in politics face, and demanded a more inclusive political landscape for women.
Orgasm is often presented as the peak experience of a sexual encounter in movies and porn, but experts say it’s not the only pleasurable part of sex.
A video of U.S. President sharing a pointed remark while meeting Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre at the House of Commons has gone viral.
Three years ago, San Francisco created a committee to study how to compensate Black residents for “systemic, City-sanctioned discrimination.” That committee recently issued a report with 111 recommendations for reparations — a plan of greater scope than has been tried in American history.
Property owners were already under pressure from rising rates and empty office space. The last thing they needed was a banking crisis.
World Animal Protection is thankful no one was injured, but is calling on the Ontario government to finally take action against Jungle Cat World.
The employees were apparently warned about taking too many smoke breaks during business hours, but they did not heed their supervisor’s warning. Find out how they got caught.
A meeting between the Bidens and Trudeaus in Rideau Cottage has given Twitter users quite a laugh.
It's been nearly six months since Blue Origin's 23rd suborbital launch experienced an anomaly, and the company has finally released the results of its investigation. The September flight, NS-23, was carrying a number of science payloads and no space tourists (let alone billionaires), so fortunately there was never anyone in danger. The fatigue location on the flight nozzle is aligned with a persistent hot streak identified during the investigation.
Non professional investors made new bets on many banking names that are under intense scrutiny, including First Republic.
A 1998 Toyota Camry CE with the base five-speed manual transmission, found in a Colorado wrecking yard.
Uncomfortable with your online presence? Here, an expert explains exactly what to do about it.
News that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife stayed in a $6,000 a night hotel during the Queen's funeral is not sitting well with many Canadians.
Rocket Lab has proven that it's much more than a launch company. One glance at the company’s most recent earnings presentation shows as much: its space systems business, which designs, manufactures and sells satellite components and spacecraft, brought in over 70% of company revenue compared to launch in 2022, at $150.3 million versus $60.7 million, respectively. The space systems business -- whose products include star trackers, reaction wheels, solar power systems, separation systems and more -- also saw a massive growth in revenue, increasing by 239% year-over-year.
I’d like to suggest an approach for our political leaders to take on the role that Goldman Sachs played in the collapse of SVB: figure out how much money Goldman made by buying $24 billion of securities from SVB at a below-market price. And then to demand that Goldman turn over that profit to the federal government.
"When I first started doing this and I saw so many people coming through the door, I thought, this is so great because fitness should be for everybody," she says.
This week's best tech deals include Apple's AirPods Pro for $200, Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite for $100, several discounts on Samsung storage devices and more.
Arizona Coyotes co-owner Andrew Barroway has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL after he was arrested in Aspen, Colorado on Thursday.
On Friday, the U.S. Justice Department announced that the now-arrested alleged administrator of the infamous hacking forum BreachForums facilitated the sale and purchase of private information that belonged to “millions of U.S. citizens and hundreds of U.S. and foreign companies, organizations, and government agencies.” In a statement, prosecutors confirmed the arrest of Conor Fitzpatrick, 20, aka Pompompurin, of Peekskill, New York. Fitzpatrick is charged with one count of conspiracy to commit access device fraud, subject to a maximum of five years in prison if convicted.
Ford on Friday unveiled its gearing up for next step in its EV truck business - the Project T3. Fresh off its ‘teach-in’ describing the new segments of the business, Ford said it’s preparing to build its next-gen electric truck, code-named Project T3, at its upcoming BlueOval City EV vehicle and battery manufacturing complex. The Project T3 will begin production at the West Tennessee plant in 2025.
Dramatic pictures show violence erupting in parts of France during nationwide protests against pension reforms being pushed through by President Emmanuel Macron.
In case you have yet to play God of War: Ragnarok, which just happens to be one of our best PlayStation 5 games for 2023, then this is your chance to get a copy at a discount with Sony's console.
It appears another Hollywood A-lister is attached to a bid to purchase the Ottawa Senators.
When it comes to student-athletes controlling their name, image and likeness, even the new NCAA regime doesn't get it.
A new survey reveals a more cautious C-suite.
Some relatively simple calculations could save a homeowner thousands in taxes when the principal residence exemption is allocated properly.
UK regulators say Microsoft's purchase of Activision Blizzard won't harm competition in consoles, but cloud gaming is still an issue.
Jeremy Hunt to delay a decision on when to increase the state pension age to 68.
Many of the show’s main attractions have moved from center stage to the physical margins of the show floor, while competitors like 6 River Systems and Locus grab the spotlight — my interviews with both happened in conference areas located on the second floor of their massive booths. Fetch was acquired [in 2021].
It’s not just TikTok as a company that has a lot at stake right now. The people who are on TikTok the most, the influencers — also called creators — are also in the crosshairs.
The Florida governor addressed whether he'd be Trump's 2024 vice-presidential running mate.
Annetta Able, now 99, said she and her identical twin sister, Stephanie Heller, were subjected to horrific experiments by Josef Mengele at Auschwitz.
The new warning from the DEA over “the deadliest drug threat our country has ever faced” follows escalating concerns in Massachusetts over the dangerous animal tranquilizer.
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“American workers are desperate for a break.”
“Workers will have more leisure but at the cost of less efficiency and a lower standard of living.”
“We have more important things to do now than spend our lives making a tiny group of very rich people even richer.”
“Some industries and deeply entrenched work cultures mean the four-day workweek may not be realistic for all employees.”
“While workers have spent the last 50 years steadily producing more and more, real wages have not risen at the same rate.”