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Obama1-072114.jpg With his second term becoming increasingly dominated by turmoil overseas, President Barack Obama addressed both the conflict in Gaza and the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine in remarks on Monday.
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UScapitol-072314.jpg While final passage of the bill is far less certain, the Senate voted overwhelming in favor of formally debating legislation to end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
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UKRetailSales-072414.jpg U.K. retail sales increased only marginally in June on weak clothing sales as stores delayed summer clearances due to good weather, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Thursday. However, retail sales during the second quarter hit a 10-year high, signaling strong support from consumer demand to overall economic growth.
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Health care workers holding an associate's degree currently make up the majority in the U.S. and that number is expected to climb, according to research conducted at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. The study notes that associate holding health care workers make up more than half of the health care workforce, a number that has risen 46 percent since 2000.
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Sentiment on Wall Street has turned cautious on Friday after the averages showed resilience yesterday. The markets' resolve is likely to be put to test once again, as traders get to digest another spate of earnings flow and economic data on durable goods orders. Tech earnings released yesterday after...
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French dairy giant Danone SA Friday said its first-half profit declined from last year, hurt by decreased sales in dairy and early-life nutrition businesses. The company, confirmed its annual outlook. According to Danone, results for the period reflected high bases for year-on-year comparisons linked to Fonterra's false safety alert, inflation in milk prices, and weak currency trends...
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Hair loss does not make one physically ill but is said to have emotional and psychological consequences. One of the most common causes of hair loss is alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease, which results in well-defined circular bald patches on the scalp. A more extreme variant of alopecia areata is known as alopecia universalis wherein there is a total loss of all body hair.
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With multiple mainstream movies aiming at action audiences this weekend, newcomers "Lucy" and "Hercules" will have somewhat limited upside heading into their openings, though both are also in position to potentially top the box office charts as they receive releases of more than 3,000 theaters.
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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that family held businesses can object to the provision of insurance coverage for contraception under the Affordable Care Act, on religious grounds. The ruling is seen as a sort of setback for a contentious part of President Barack Obama's health care reform law. The...
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