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Editor’s note: U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s election gamble failed badly as her Conservatives lost 12 seats, leaving them with 318, shy of a majority. It was a stunning loss for a party earlier...

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Summertime is “kitten season” – unspayed female cats go into heat and give birth to more adorable kittens than animal shelters can give away. That’s why local humane societies encourage prospective...

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Despite the many distractions of a full news cycle, it’s time to start paying closer attention to Thursday’s elections in the U.K. Much has changed since U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May stunned the...

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Amazon hit a milestone this month after the price of one share hit US$1,000 for the first time, giving it a total value of close to $500 billion. That makes it the fourth-biggest company in the U.S. in...

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Here’s how Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney has tried to justify the Trump administration’s bid to cut or scrap many safety net programs: “We are no longer going to measure...

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Many reacted to President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord with understandable dismay, fearful that the U.S. is shirking its global leadership role, will fall behind...

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Most of us have probably seen the video of Uber founder and CEO Travis Kalanick scolding one of his own drivers, cursing and lamenting that “some people don’t like to take responsibility for their...

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Hillary Clinton recently announced that she was setting up a new group called Onward Together, offering few details other than that it will support an array of progressive causes, such as Swing Left,...

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A college education is increasingly necessary for success in today’s economy. It’s also increasingly expensive. Americans with a college degree earn, on average, US$1 million more over the course...

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Brazil’s massive corruption scandal – which has brought down dozens of politicians and business leaders – has ensnared its latest victim: President Michel Temer, who got the job after his predecessor...