Income Inequality

2 Hurricanes Devastated Central America. Will the Ruin Spur a Migration Wave?

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The storms displaced hundreds of thousands of people, creating a new class of refugees with more reason than ever to migrate north and setting up an early test for the incoming...
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German Greens Want to Persuade Voters to Power Economy With Debt

48 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Germany's Greens are betting they can convince crisis-weary voters that now is the time to keep on spending.
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Nick Mosby wants to add a $700,000 team of analysts to his staff. Baltimore's incoming mayor has other ideas

1 hour ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Mosby, a Democrat representing parts of central, West and South Baltimore in the state House of Delegates, said the new jobs would be modeled on staff in the Maryland...
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Pakistan calls for debt relief for poor countries struggling with Covid-19 pandemic

Pakistan calls for debt relief for poor countries struggling with Covid-19 pandemic

1 hour ago   |   RT

The international community should offer substantial help to developing countries struggling to avert economic collapse amid the coronavirus crisis, according to Pakistan's...
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Stimulus Optimism Grows as GOP Lawmakers Warm to Bipartisan Plan

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Prospects for a pandemic relief package before the end of the year grew substantially as senior Republicans warmed to the idea of using a $908 billion proposal from a...
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A Conservative Plan To Help Student Loan Borrowers

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

To fix the student loan crisis, don't forgive everyone's debt. Focus on low-income and defaulted borrowers.
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AI ethics pioneer's exit from Google involved research into risks and inequality in large language models

AI ethics pioneer's exit from Google involved research into risks and inequality in large language models

5 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

AI research at the center of Google AI co-lead Timit Gebru's exit focuses on the bias, risks, and inequality tied to deploying large language models.
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Hardships mount in Kentucky as COVID-19 relief talks drag on

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Paula and Anthony Hunter spun off their catering service into a restaurant serving Italian food with a “touch of soul” right before the coronavirus hit. Soon...
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Biden adjusting agenda to reflect narrow divide in Congress

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden is adjusting the scope of his agenda to meet the challenges of governing with a narrowly divided Congress and the complications of...
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Joe Biden expresses support for raising tax rates to levels not seen since George W. Bush

9 hours ago   |   Washington Examiner

President-elect Joe Biden said he would support returning the top income tax rate to the highs seen before former President George W. Bush slashed rates in 2001 and 2003.
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President-elect Biden: President Trump's inaugural presence important to US

President-elect Biden: President Trump's inaugural presence important to US

President-elect Joe Biden said he hoped that President Donald Trump would attend the inauguration, citing it would help set an example of the democratic process to other nations. Read more ...

Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days as president

Biden will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days as president

"I think we'll see a significant reduction," President-elect Joe Biden said. Read more ...

Coronavirus vaccines will need two doses to be effective. Take a look at the...

Coronavirus vaccines will need two doses to be effective. Take a look at the piece of paper you'll receive to keep track of your vaccination schedule

Summary List Placement The US will give you paper cards to keep track of when to get your COVID-19 vaccine. Vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna, which are both awaiting a... Read more ...

Newsom will apply regional stay-home orders in California based on hospital...

Newsom will apply regional stay-home orders in California based on hospital capacity

OAKLAND, Calif. - California regions will face stay-at-home orders when their hospital capacity shrinks to an alarmingly low level under a new plan Gov. Gavin Newsom's health... Read more ...

Warner Bros. to release all 2021 films on HBO Max, theaters

Warner Bros. to release all 2021 films on HBO Max, theaters

NEW YORK - In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday announced that all of its 2021 film slate - including a... Read more ...

Couple accused of flying home to Hawaii despite knowing they tested positive...

Couple accused of flying home to Hawaii despite knowing they tested positive for COVID-19

Aware of their positive COVID-19 test results, the couple boarded a flight home anyway, endangering other passengers, according to police. Read more ...

Kyle Rittenhouse ordered to stand trial in fatal shooting of 2 men during...

Kyle Rittenhouse ordered to stand trial in fatal shooting of 2 men during Wisconsin protests

A court commissioner has ruled there is sufficient evidence to warrant a trial for an Illinois teenager accused of killing two men during an August protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Read more ...

Lon Adams, developer of modern Slim Jim recipe, dies of COVID-19

Lon Adams, developer of modern Slim Jim recipe, dies of COVID-19

“It feels wrong to say that it's shocking that someone that old passed away, but it really was shocking.” Read more ...

Texas prep football player attacks referee

Texas prep football player attacks referee

EDINBURG, Texas - A Texas high school football player charged onto the field and bowled over a referee Thursday night, angered after being ejected from the game. Senior... Read more ...

‘Massive FIREBALL fills skies over S. Africa's Durban following explosion at...

‘Massive FIREBALL fills skies over S. Africa's Durban following explosion at oil refinery, seven injured

At least seven people were injured in a massive explosion at a crude oil refinery in Durban South Africa, though there have been no reports of fatalities despite the scale of... Read more ...