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Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America

Support for refugees appears to be growing in the United States with 57 percent of Americans approving of allowing refugees from Central America into the country, a new Gallup surv...

Gallup: More Americans favor allowing refugees from Central America

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Gallup: Most Americans favor popular vote over Electoral College Most Americans would like to see the Constitution amended to change the way presidents are elected every four years -- doing away with the Electoral ...
19:14, 05/15/2019

Gallup: Americans are among the world's 'most stressed' people Americans are among the most overstressed people in the world -- with 55 percent experiencing a "lot" of strain during an average day, new research s...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Gallup poll: Most Americans oppose statehood for Washington, D.C. A new survey this week shows most citizens of the United States are opposed to granting statehood to Washington, D.C. -- a result that seems to go ag...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Gallup: Hope for education differs among poor Americans Americans who live in impoverished neighborhoods nationwide don't agree on whether their children have access to high-quality public schools, new res...
06:42, 06/05/2019

Gallup: 2 in 3 Americans support statehood for Puerto Rico While most Americans have consistently opposed making Washington, D.C., an official state, a new survey Thursday showed a good majority do favor givi...
18:42, 07/18/2019

Fewer Americans believe children can prosper, learn in U.S., Gallup poll shows A new study on International Youth Day Monday showed that Americans are becoming starkly less confident about opportunities for children to grow and ...
03:14, 08/13/2019

Gallup: Record high concern on immigration, America’s biggest ‘problem’ Growing concerns about nonstop illegal immigration has surged to a record high, becoming America’s biggest “problem” by a mile, according to a new po...
21:14, 07/23/2019

Hugo Boss Suits Are Out of Favor With Americans The German clothes specialist is having a tough time in the U.S. This doesn’t bode well for the luxury industry, which is already worried about Asia....
15:56, 08/01/2019

Central America to Central Europe: Hondurans in Germany Annually, thousands of people leave Central America to search for more-sustainable conditions elsewhere. Most head to the United States. But some Cen...
21:57, 07/26/2019

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were se...
07:14, 06/21/2019

Poll: A third of Americans favor nuclear strike in North Korea scenario A new survey has shown about a third of Americans would support a preemptive nuclear strike on North Korea, if it resumes long-range missile testing....
02:42, 06/26/2019

Judge affirms U.S. rule change to limit Central American refugees A federal judge ruled Wednesday in favor of a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants seeking asylum...
06:00, 07/25/2019

For Central Americans, Fleeing to Europe May Beat Trying to Reach U.S. A growing number of asylum seekers have found that the journey to the Continent is safer and cheaper than paying smugglers to get them through Mexico...
23:14, 06/09/2019

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Cent...
23:28, 06/18/2019

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans p...
17:56, 06/18/2019

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thurs...
16:28, 07/15/2019

Dozens of Central Americans returned from US are sent home by Mexico Dozens of Central Americans who had been returned to the border city of Juarez to await the outcome of their U.S. asylum claims were being bused back...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Central Americans yearning for U.S. turn to smugglers amid Trump asylum crackdown Frustrated by a long wait in Mexico for his U.S. asylum application and fearful of being returned to El Salvador, 30-year-old Omar Gonzalez said he w...
02:14, 06/27/2019

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central Ameri...
17:42, 05/20/2019

Antigua: Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year make Antigua, Guatemala, a superb travel spot. Could it...
19:42, 05/20/2019

U.S. cuts $185M in aid to Central America over immigration While Mexico avoided President Donald Trump's call for tariffs, other Central American countries will have their foreign aid cut because they haven't...
19:42, 06/18/2019

Central America’s long silence on migration might not last The governments of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were conspicuously silent during the nearly two weeks that Mexico twisted in the wind under th...
07:28, 07/03/2019

5.7 magnitude earthquake shakes Central America SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake has shaken Nicaragua and El Salvador, where buildings swayed and were evacuated in...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Pelosi leads delegation to Central America Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a dozen Democrats are traveling this week to Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, where living conditions are prompting hun...
19:56, 08/08/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softeni...
00:14, 05/17/2019

House Democrats propose reinstating aid to Central America U.S. Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Ho...
23:28, 06/21/2019

Trump administration may take out billboard ads in Central America about migrating to US Trump administration officials are thinking about launching a Public Service Announcement-type campaign in some Central American countries in an atte...
21:28, 06/05/2019

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump...
21:42, 06/17/2019

US to redirect Central America aid to Venezuela's Juan Guaido In a USAID memo, Donald Trump's administration said that funds would go to paying salaries of Juan Guaido's interim government, local NGO's and the p...
12:56, 07/18/2019

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...
02:28, 06/15/2019

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely...
07:28, 06/18/2019

Mexico wants U.S. backing for Central America development plan to stem migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he had ordered his foreign minister to seek a pact with the United States, Canada and ot...
19:14, 05/20/2019

United Nations urges Canada to take more Mexican migrants from Central America The United Nations is urging Canada to help ease Mexico's refugee burden by helping resettle some of the most vulnerable of its new arrivals, includi...
17:28, 05/26/2019

Mexico to launch El Salvador jobs program under Central America development plan Mexico will launch a job creation program for El Salvador on Thursday as part of its Central America development plan geared at slowing illegal migra...
18:42, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: U.S. must cultivate Central America or lose out to China: Panama president-elect Panama's president-elect, Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo, said the United States should pay more attention to Central America or risk losing ground to Chi...
10:56, 05/06/2019

House Speaker Pelosi in Central America as Trump seeks asylum deals U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation to Central America on Thursday as the Trump administration presses ...
03:00, 08/09/2019

Nancy Pelosi, 12 other lawmakers to visit Central America, Texas border town House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will lead a U.S. congressional delegation to Central America in the near future, before visiting south T...
01:28, 08/09/2019

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to bloc...
06:42, 07/12/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central Amer...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Gallup: Most Iranians see local economy getting worse A Gallup World Poll showed Tuesday that most Iranians see their economy as worse off since the U.S. decision a year ago to leave the Iran nuclear dea...
03:00, 06/12/2019

Gallup: Support for slavery reparations still low, but rising The issue of paying reparations to black Americans -- to atone for the United States' history of exploiting slaves -- has gained support in recent mo...
12:42, 07/30/2019

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from ...
22:00, 07/08/2019

U.S. voters had mixed view of Ross Perot, Gallup review shows The U.S. electorate held a mixed view of Texas billionaire and former presidential contender Ross Perot, who died Tuesday after a years-long fight wi...
17:56, 07/10/2019

Donald Trump's Approval Hits Highest Rating Ever In Gallup Poll US President Donald Trump is enjoying the strongest polling of his presidency following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report and po...
05:42, 05/07/2019

The misery is real: A third of the world is stressed, worried and in pain, Gallup report finds Gallup's 2019 Global Emotions Report shows the world's often-gloomy emotional state. And Americans are really stressed out.   &#...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Gallup: Small majority say Donald Trump 'strong and decisive'; two-thirds say dishonest A small majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump is a strong and decisive leader, but more than two-thirds find him to be dishonest, a Ga...
22:56, 07/10/2019

Gallup: Trump leadership rating jumps, beats Obama on issues, ideology More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities to be president than two years ago, and he topped former Pre...
20:56, 05/28/2019

Gallup: 2020 a Biden-Sanders race, half 'never heard of' Buttigieg, Gillbrand, Klobuchar There’s still time for the other 20 Democratic presidential candidates to catch fire, but the 2020 primary is fast becoming a duel between former Vic...
22:56, 05/15/2019

Proud to be an American? Gallup poll hits historic low of 45% ahead of Fourth of July holiday The highest readings on record, of 69% and 79%, occurred between 2002 and 2004, according to Gallup.        ...
10:28, 07/03/2019

"Not My America Or Your America. Our America": Michelle Obama to Trump Former first lady Michelle Obama added her voice Friday to the Democratic outcry following President Donald Trump's attack on four ethnic minority co...
06:56, 07/20/2019

What's the Biggest Favor Someone Can Do in Your City? In some cities, the nicest thing you can do is shovel someone’s driveway. In some, it’s to lend them shade. In some, it’s to let them pass on the fre...
15:28, 06/24/2019

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, w...
22:14, 07/15/2019

Filmmaker Michael Moore Wants America’s Favorite Black Woman to Save America From Trump Filmmaker Michael Moore knows exactly who could save America from the racist president leaving his Florsheim prints all over the Oval Office desk, an...
06:14, 08/02/2019

Biden rips off Avenatti with ‘let's make America America again’ slogan Former Vice President Joe Biden was applauded Tuesday by Democrats in Iowa when he slammed President Trump with his own twist on the president’s famo...
22:28, 06/11/2019

Zack Thompson Named Third-Team All-America by Baseball America Zack Thompson – Photo by UK Athletics LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior left-hander Zack Thompson has added All-American to his resume after bei...
01:42, 06/11/2019

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation LONDON (AP) — A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet. ...
13:28, 06/24/2019

Ady Barkan, activist with ALS, testifies in favor of Medicare-for-all Delivering his remarks with the aid of a computer because his diaphragm no longer allows him to speak, Barkan called the Democratic proposal “the onl...
22:42, 04/30/2019

Court Rules In Favor Of Former Conn Clients PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18)– Attorneys for the former clients of Eric C. Conn have received more good news in court. According to attorney Ned P...
19:00, 05/16/2019

9th Circuit rules in favor of aid to non-sanctuary cities The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the Department of Justice giving preference in awarding policing grants to non-sanctuary ...
20:14, 07/13/2019

Why a Tax the U.S. Hasn’t Embraced Has Found Favor in Much of the World Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax e...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws Swiss voters overwhelmingly voted to bring the country's gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No' vote coul...
23:42, 05/19/2019

In U.S.-China fight, fortune may favor bold President Trump's escalating trade war with China could end up being a competitive advantage for some Chinese automakers racing to launch their retai...
08:28, 05/26/2019

Why Yankees may favor these pitchers over Madison Bumgarner Cole Hamels pitched well for the also-ran Rangers against the Yankees in late May 2018, initiating an expectant wave that the outing was akin to an a...
22:28, 06/18/2019

Court filing seems to show that the DOJ is impartial in favor of Qualcomm Earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) opposed Qualcomm in a 10-day nonjury trial that was heard by Judge Lucy Koh. You might recall t...
21:42, 05/03/2019

Apple ending iTunes in favor of three separate apps At the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple said iTunes would become three apps instead of one: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV....
22:42, 06/03/2019

Google is phasing out the old Voice Search in favor of Assistant The familiar microphone icon in Google's search bar might soon be a thing of the past, according to some recent changes spotted by 9 to 5 Google...
09:56, 07/29/2019

Directors guild changes eligibility rule to favor theaters LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Directors Guild of America is changing the eligibility rule for its top award in favor of theatrical releases over streaming. ...
21:14, 06/26/2019

Apple is facing a 'low bar of expectations' but it might work in the company's favor Analysts say that low expectations Apple a lot of room to overachieve, even as the company is coming off of of two straight quarters of year-over-yea...
14:42, 07/30/2019

Did Dana White actually do Dos Anjos a favor by having him face Edwards? Rafael Dos Anjos is a former lightweight champion looking to find glory at welterweight. Leon Edwards, with seven straight wins, is streaking a title...
19:28, 07/19/2019

Vegas shifts odds in Clippers' favor to win title After moves to acquire Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, the Clippers' odds to win the NBA title improved from 10-1 to 11-4 at the Caesars Sportsbook. T...
18:29, 07/06/2019

Trump says China trade deal needs to be tilted in U.S. favor President Trump told reporters on Monday that U.S. and Chinese negotiators were "speaking very much on phone but they are also meeting. It essentiall...
13:28, 07/02/2019

BlackRock to vote in favor of Persimmon pay report: Sky News Persimmon looks set to avoid another backlash over executive pay after its largest shareholder BlackRock voted in support of the housebuilder's remun...
11:42, 05/01/2019

U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its ma...
23:28, 05/25/2019

Nikon may be axing some of its DSLRs in favor of mirrorless versions For those looking to buy a new DSLR, there's quite a few models from Nikon to choose from, although only eight of them are currently active. But...
03:28, 07/03/2019

Trump says any China trade deal would need to be somewhat tilted in U.S. favor President Donald Trump said on Monday that trade talks with China were under way and any deal would need to be somewhat tilted in favor of the United...
01:28, 07/02/2019

Google ditches Nest.com in favor of its online store Google hasn't been shy about phasing out what's left of Nest as an independent entity, and that now includes Nest's website. Droid-Li...
18:28, 06/19/2019

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still ...
22:56, 06/08/2019

9th Circuit rules in DOJ's favor in sanctuary cities case The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration, saying the Department of Justice could give preference in a...
14:28, 07/13/2019

America's Least American-Style Car Was Also One of America's Most Influential Happy Fourth of July, fellow Americans! And, everyone else, have a beer and a hot dog on me! By me, I mean the United States government, who I’m sure...
20:28, 07/04/2019

Nebraska beats UConn 8-5 after allowing 19 hits OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Angelo Altavilla homered, Robbie Palkert pitched 3 1/3 innings of shutout relief and Nebraska defeated Connecticut 8-5 even thou...
23:28, 05/31/2019

China parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage Limiting marriage to between a man and a woman will remain China's legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following nei...
07:28, 08/21/2019

Is NFL on the verge of allowing marijuana for pain management? An agreement between NFL and the NFLPA to further study pain management could signal the league has an open mind on allowing marijuana as pain remedy...
18:42, 05/22/2019

TSA allowing illegal migrants to fly without proper documents EL PASO, Texas — The federal agency tasked with overseeing security at transportation hubs has been violating its own policy by allowing migrants who...
10:56, 06/07/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to cash in on their names The NCAA on Tuesday announced it formed a group to determine whether its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to profit from their names, ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Economic View: Why a Tax the U.S. Hasn’t Embraced Has Found Favor in Much of the World Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax e...
02:14, 05/18/2019

'Fear' and 'favor' chill newsroom at storied Japanese paper (This January 25 story corrects to specify the three goals cited by Japan Times management for the style change in the December meeting and to revise...
08:56, 07/19/2019

Majority of House Democrats favor starting impeachment proceedings A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, a...
21:28, 08/02/2019

US court rules partially in favor of Molson in its fight over a Bud Light ad A U.S. court barred Anheuser Busch InBev from using parts of its marketing that said rival Molson Coors Brewing's MillerCoors used corn syrup in...
14:14, 05/28/2019

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give...
17:00, 05/24/2019

RPT-Real estate stocks have room to gain, residential in favor The once-sleepy U.S. real estate sector could be poised to continue its revival into the second half of 2019 but investors are selective in their bet...
14:42, 07/01/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. court rules partially in favor of Molson in ad row with Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the world's largest beer maker and brewer of Budweiser brand beers, from using parts of its ma...
20:56, 05/25/2019

Real estate stocks have room to gain, residential in favor The once-sleepy U.S. real estate sector could be poised to continue its revival into the second half of 2019 but investors are selective in their bet...
14:42, 06/30/2019

Swiss voters favor tightening gun laws: Exit poll Switzerland has been voting in a referendum on whether to bring its gun laws into line with EU legislation. The country's government had warned a 'No...
13:56, 05/19/2019

US to extend deadline allowing Huawei to buy from American suppliers The US is expected to give Chinese smartphone maker Huawei Technologies permission to keep buying supplies from American companies, Reuters reported ...
04:42, 08/18/2019

China signals won't follow Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan's example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were...
09:14, 05/29/2019

States sue over rule allowing clinicians to refuse abortions Nearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abo...
21:14, 05/21/2019

NCAA to consider allowing student-athletes to profit from names The NCAA is looking at how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses.   ...
01:14, 05/15/2019

PG&E Wins Ruling Allowing it to Pull Out of Power Contracts PG&E scored a victory in a clash with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over who has the right to rule on whether it can rip up $42 billion in...
15:42, 06/08/2019

Bill allowing self-induced abortions advances in Nevada Called the Trust Nevada Women Act, the bill would repeal existing prohibitions on self-induced abortions and drugs causing a miscarriage.  ...
19:14, 05/22/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occup...
23:00, 06/13/2019

More states allowing gender-neutral birth certificates, IDs For intersex people, born with both male and female chromosomal or sexual traits, new rules in several states allow an "X" on birth certificates and ...
17:14, 08/15/2019

China signals it won’t follow Taiwan in allowing gay marriage BEIJING – The Chinese government signaled on Wednesday that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal uni...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessin...
14:42, 05/15/2019

UN: More aid for Venezuela refugees needed The UN has warned that hostility towards Venezuelan refugees in neighboring countries will grow if aid is not increased. Of the more than $700 in aid...
09:00, 08/19/2019

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II – among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey...
19:42, 06/03/2019

Seth Meyers on Trump's trade war: hopefully truckers 'return the favor in 2020' Late-night hosts discussed truckers paying more under Trump’s tax bill and Tucker Carlson’s suspiciously timed vacationOn Late Night, Seth Meyers che...
20:42, 08/14/2019

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival,...
21:56, 08/06/2019

Court rules in favor of woman seeking opioid meds in jail PORTLAND, Maine — A federal appeals court has affirmed a judge’s order requiring a jail to provide medication to a woman to keep her opioid addiction...
23:14, 05/02/2019

Russia's Novak says all producers favor nine-month oil output deal extension Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that all OPEC and non-OPEC countries favored extending their global oil output deal by nine mo...
16:42, 07/01/2019

LG is ditching the notch in favor of a hole-punch camera, patent reveals LG, whose handset business has been struggling for a while now, notably hopped on board the trend of including the much-maligned front notch for the ...
12:42, 08/07/2019

Democrat confident majority of caucus will be in favor of impeachment after Mueller testimony Robert Mueller's much-anticipated testimony may have been delayed for a week, but at least one Democrat has already made up his mind on what should h...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Man Tried for Same Murders 6 Times by Racist Prosecutors The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of Curtis Flowers, a Mississippi man who has been tried six times for the murders of four people...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Cash-rich Canadian oil firms favor buybacks as other options narrow Canadian oil producers are raking in the highest revenues in five years thanks to strong global oil prices and Alberta's production cuts, but governm...
18:14, 05/14/2019

Scots favor independence from United Kingdom, Ashcroft poll shows Scottish voters would back independence and they want another referendum in the next two years, a poll published on Monday showed, indicating that th...
16:14, 08/05/2019

Official Thai election results favor anti-military party Thailand's Election Commission has officially endorsed the results from the country's March 24 general election, declaring that the Pheu Thai Party a...
16:28, 05/07/2019

Anadarko spurns Chevron purchase in favor of ‘superior’ offer from Occidental Anadarko’s board said it has informed the Chevron of its intent to terminate their $33 billion deal. Chevron has four days to make a counter-offer, o...
20:14, 05/07/2019

At $14,750, Could This 1993 40th Anniversary Year Chevy Corvette be Your Party Favor? The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 40th anniversary year ‘Vette says that pictures just don’t do it justice. Let’s see if that missing ju...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Virginia judge rules in favor of ex-student in transgender bathroom case A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday in favor of a transgender former student, concluding that a school board's transgender bathroom ban was disc...
05:42, 08/10/2019

Virginia judge rules in favor of ex-student in transgender restroom case A federal judge in Virginia ruled Friday in favor of a transgender former student, concluding that a school board's transgender restroom ban was disc...
08:56, 08/10/2019

CBOE Statement on Today's Court Ruling in Favor of S&P Dow Jones Indices Against ISE CHICAGO, IL - December 18, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE ) announced today that a New York federal judge ruled in f...
11:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co...
13:14, 05/25/2019

Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers More than 200 major U.S. and international corporations signed an amicus brief submitted to the Supreme Court on Tuesday arguing that excluding sexua...
02:56, 07/03/2019

U.S. court rules in favor of Dutch ASML in IP theft case against Xtal Dutch chip equipment maker ASML Holding NV said on Saturday a U.S. court had issued its final judgment in favor of ASML in an intellectual property t...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Top Court Stays Order Allowing AgustaWestland Middleman To Go Abroad The Supreme Court has stayed a Delhi High Court order permitting Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money-laundering case related to the AgustaWestland ...
09:42, 06/26/2019

Macron gambles on cultural shift with bill allowing IVF for lesbians The French government on Wednesday sent to parliament draft legislation that would allow in-vitro fertilization (IVF) for lesbian couples and single ...
17:14, 07/24/2019

Pink seesaws appear at border, allowing children in US and Mexico to play together A set of bright pink seesaws were installed between the United States and Mexico with children bopping up and down along the divide.   ...
15:56, 07/30/2019

Cambodian leader denies allowing China naval base Cambodia’s prime minister has denied allowing China to set up a military outpost in the Southeast Asian nation, after a news report alleged that the ...
14:28, 07/22/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeki...
16:28, 05/21/2019

Trump administration to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it will create a way for Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs fr...
23:00, 07/31/2019

Florida governor signs law allowing felons to vote but there's a price Florida's Republican governor on Friday signed a bill to restore the voting rights for felons who have served their time but he wants them to pay all...
04:56, 06/29/2019

Oculus clarifies VR app return policy, allowing 5 refunds over 30 days There's an important but ambiguous caveat to Oculus' return policy, which seemingly allowed any app to be returned if used for less than two hours.Re...
00:56, 07/20/2019

Britain Broke Law In Allowing Arms Exports To Saudis, Says UK Court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday af...
01:56, 06/21/2019

This airline is allowing an extra free checked bag for those traveling with infants Virgin Australia will be providing a free extra checked bag for infants. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.     ...
12:28, 08/17/2019

Why Michigan State no longer allowing mascot Sparty in parades Due to safety concerns, Michigan State University officials have ruled beloved mascot Sparty the Spartan will no longer be permitted to participate i...
02:42, 06/08/2019

Google adds Tiles to Wear OS allowing you to swipe for useful information From a totally redesigned UI and battery life improvements to faster Google Pay and bug fixes, no matter how big or small the update there’s no denyi...
14:56, 05/02/2019

Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to get Trump tax returns New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that could allow lawmakers on Capitol Hill to obtain President Trump’s state tax returns, in what has...
18:28, 07/08/2019

Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing More Armed Teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest resp...
13:56, 05/02/2019

Tennessee spikes bill allowing LGBT adoption refusals Tennessee lawmakers have spiked a proposal that would have allowed faith-based adoption agencies to refuse to place children with gay parents and oth...
04:56, 05/01/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names, image and likeness The NCAA is going to start talking about the idea of updating its rules to compensate college athletes. However, the organization maintains it will n...
20:14, 05/15/2019

The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights The Transportation Security Administration is now allowing some forms of marijuana on flights. New regulation allows for FDA-approved medical marijua...
08:14, 05/29/2019

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bil...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Brazil's Congress Votes in Favor of Pension Overhaul Bill in First-Round Vote Brazilian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, the first and most important hurdle in the bill’s pa...
06:00, 07/11/2019

In India, a Dispute Over Women’s Access to a Hindu Temple Plays in Modi’s Favor Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win a...
13:56, 05/21/2019

Judge rules in favor of Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Friday upheld the legality of the Trump administration's short-term healthcare plans, which fall outside the ...
22:42, 07/19/2019

Facebook tweaks News Feed to favor close friends and ‘worthwhile’ content Facebook’s biggest money-spinner is its News Feed, and the company has announced yet another key change to the algorithm. In a fresh announcement, th...
23:42, 05/17/2019

Nxivm benefactor funneled illegal donations to win Clinton’s favor: ex-cult member Seagram’s heiress and accused Nxivm benefactor Clare Bronfman tried to buy influence for the alleged sex cult by illegally raising money for Hi...
19:56, 05/13/2019

Trump announces sweeping immigration plan to favor educated, skilled workers President Trump on Thursday unveiled a sweeping immigration reform plan that would favor people with top educations and skills and sharply limit thos...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Facebook AI study: Major object recognition systems favor people with more money Facebook AI researchers found object recognition systems for major companies like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM work better for people with more...
03:42, 06/08/2019

Major companies call on U.S. Supreme Court to rule in favor of LGBT workers More than 200 U.S. companies, including Amazon, Alphabet Inc's Google, and Bank of America, on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that fede...
19:00, 07/02/2019

REFILE-U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co...
13:28, 05/25/2019

New Poll Shows That Black Voters Favor Former Vice President Joe Biden in 2020 A new poll has shown what we all feared—fine, maybe it’s just me—but black folks, at least the ones polled, have declared that Vice President Joe Bid...
07:00, 06/12/2019

Court Rules in Favor of CBOE, McGraw Hill and CME Against ISE in Index Options Litigation CHICAGO AND NEW YORK, May 25, 2012 --The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (McGraw-Hill) today announced that...
12:42, 05/02/2019

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing...
00:14, 07/02/2019

My Europe: The cynical handling of refugees Brussels and Berlin frequently point out that refugees have human rights, but the reality in neighboring Balkan states looks different. That is cynic...
12:56, 06/24/2019

Not enough resettlement solutions for refugees worldwide, says UN Despite record numbers of people forcibly displaced across borders, with 1.2 million in need of a new permanent place to call home last year, the UN ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detent...
18:00, 07/04/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and...
06:42, 05/18/2019

Canada took in more refugees than any other country in 2018, UN says Canada resettled 28,100 refugees last year, overtaking the US for the first time since the 1980 Refugee Act, UN report foundCanada took in more refug...
02:14, 06/20/2019

Canada resettled more refugees than US in 2018, UN says Canada overtook the United States as the world's leading host of formally resettled refugees in 2018, according to statistics compiled by the United ...
05:00, 06/20/2019

Prominent refugees and their contribution to the UK – in pictures Ahead of Refugee Week, Jillian Edelstein portraits celebrate the contribution of people from diverse refugee backgrounds. You, Me and Those That Came...
15:14, 05/21/2019

Florida law allowing armed teachers largely impotent as schools rebel The Guardian finds that none of the state’s largest school districts plan to allow teachers to carry weaponsFlorida’s new law allowing teachers to ca...
08:28, 05/10/2019

| IAAF takes action to halt order allowing Caster Semenya to run The IAAF has submitted a request to overturn an order allowing Caster Semenya to temporarily compete without taking testosterone-reducing medication....
14:42, 06/26/2019

Centre Depriving West Bengal By Not Allowing Name Change: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused a "section of BJP leaders" of not allowing to them change the name of the state to ''Ban...
13:56, 07/05/2019

Trump Administration Weighs Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions The proposal was announced between two Democratic debates, seemingly timed to show that President Trump was also trying to tackle the highly populist...
22:14, 07/31/2019

New York passes bill allowing Congress access to Trump’s tax returns ALBANY– The tax filings of President Trump and all public elected officials in New York will be fair game for congressional Democrats under a n...
21:14, 05/22/2019

U.S. verdict allowing seizure of Iran-linked Manhattan skyscraper is overturned A jury verdict allowing the U.S. government to seize a midtown Manhattan office tower that it said was effectively controlled by Iran was thrown out ...
21:42, 08/09/2019

UPDATE 5-Britain broke law in allowing arms exports to Saudis -court Britain broke the law by allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia that might have been deployed in the war in Yemen, an English court ruled on Thursday af...
19:42, 06/20/2019

N.Y. Lawmakers Move Closer to Allowing Release of Trump’s State Tax Returns As a standoff builds in Washington over the president’s federal tax returns, New York’s Legislature is moving quickly to allow the release of Mr. Tru...
00:28, 05/08/2019

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same cr...
17:28, 06/17/2019

Democratic presidential contender Warren seeks law allowing presidents to be indicted Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can crimina...
19:14, 05/31/2019

Federal judge rules allowing Democrats’ lawsuit against Trump to proceed The case brought by nearly 200 congressional Democrats argues that Trump has been accepting gifts from foreign governments without congressional appr...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Cuomo signs bill allowing state to release Trump’s tax returns Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed into law Monday the bill that gives congressional Democrats access to President Trump’s New York tax filings. The legislatio...
22:14, 07/08/2019

Elizabeth Warren vows to pass law if elected allowing for presidents to be indicted Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she would, if elected in 2020, pressure Congress to pass new legislation effectively reversing current Justice Depa...
22:42, 05/31/2019

Court rules against Apple, allowing lawsuit targeting App Store to proceed The 5-4 decision could spell serious repercussions for one of Apple’s most lucrative lines of business, and open the door for similar legal action ta...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns in classrooms Governor Ron DeSantis expected to sign controversial bill into law despite widespread opposition from campaigners and teachersA hugely unpopular meas...
01:56, 05/03/2019

Canadian city votes against allowing group to fly straight pride flag A small Canadian city that only held its first LGBTQ pride celebration last month has unanimously voted this week against allowing a group called “It...
21:42, 07/03/2019

Trump Administration Proposes Allowing Drug Imports for Cheaper Prescriptions Consumers and some Democrats have long complained that the United States should be allowed to buy drugs from Canada, where high-priced products like ...
16:42, 07/31/2019

America the Beautiful, America the Cruel The Fourth of July, or the Fourth of You Lie as we black folks like to call it, is here again. And we’ll be inundated with bold-faced lies about Amer...
19:28, 07/04/2019

Amazon exec tells lawmakers the company doesn't favor own brands over those from third-party sellers At a hearing with the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, an Amazon representative disputed a key argument about how it users sellers' da...
23:56, 07/16/2019

Opinion: How Zion Williamson's Nike shoe blowout worked in his favor five months later Zion Williamson’s negotiating position with Nike was only strengthened by what happened Feb. 21 when the sole separated from the rest of the sh...
23:28, 07/23/2019

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and e...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Donors pledge $113 million to help Palestinian refugees The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says donors have pledged $113 million to help over 5 million Palestinians this year, calling it ...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Palestinian refugees say Trump cannot bury right of return A U.S. Middle East peace plan is stirring anger and apprehension in Palestinian refugee camps around the region by raising the prospect that a long-c...
18:56, 06/25/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is "appalled" at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, inclu...
14:42, 07/08/2019

Austrian state plans 'Ten Commandments' for refugees Refugees in Lower Austria are to be issued with "Ten Commandments of Immigration" by regional authorities. Included in the edicts is a requirement fo...
10:14, 05/13/2019

U.S. deports 37 Cambodian refugees after criminal convictions Thirty-seven Cambodian deported by the United States arrived in Phnom Penh on Thursday, 32 of them refugees who fled during the rule of the genocidal...
13:28, 07/04/2019

‘I almost got killed’: the Hmong refugees who call the US home As Trump attempts to dismantle the resettlement program, the city of Wausau is a microcosm of the challenges and opportunities that come from welcomi...
15:14, 06/28/2019

Opinion: EU chooses self-interest over compassion for refugees In the EU's game of "refugee bingo," far-right Italian Interior Minister Minister Matteo Salvini can only win. He has little reason to give in to sta...
00:56, 07/19/2019

ECJ: Refugees cannot automatically be deported after committing crimes The European Court of Justice has ruled that countries cannot deport people who would be in serious danger in their countries of origin, even if they...
16:42, 05/14/2019

US to send hospital ship to help with Venezuelan refugees The Pentagon says a U.S. Navy hospital ship is preparing to deploy to Latin America to provide medical services in countries where several million Ve...
02:28, 05/08/2019

Fortress Europe: what happens to the refugees sent back to Libya? The EU’s efforts to stem the flow migration from Africa across the Mediterranean has meant assisting the Libyan coastguard to intercept boats. But wh...
05:14, 05/08/2019

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revea...
09:56, 05/24/2019

Refugees in Germany: Legal entry — without asylum Germany is increasingly making use of humanitarian admissions programs as part of its refugee policy, meaning orderly entry for migrants rather than ...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Ben Stiller implores Congress to help Syrian refugees There’s something about Syria. Ben Stiller came to Washington D.C. Wednesday and testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the human...
14:28, 05/02/2019

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a se...
12:56, 08/16/2019

NY Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns By Adam Edelman and Allan Smith New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow certain members of Congress to access to Presiden...
18:56, 07/08/2019

Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete BI IntelligenceTech-driven disruption in the insurance industry continues at pace, and we're now entering a new phase — the adaptation of under...
06:28, 05/08/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the local government scrap a plan that would allow extraditions to mainl...
09:14, 04/29/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital ...
19:28, 05/24/2019

City Council passes law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs A law allowing cyclists to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights coasted through the City Council Tuesday. The legislation ...
04:28, 07/24/2019

Medal of Honor recipient: Trump allowing team to be part of ceremony 'meant so much' An Iraq war veteran who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Trump on Tuesday said the experience was "awkward and uncomfortable," but he prai...
01:42, 06/29/2019

Vatican considers allowing married men to become priests in clergy-scarce Amazon region The Vatican is considering allowing married men to become priests to help counter a shortage of them in a part of the world where some estimates say ...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Support wavers in Hong Kong for bill allowing extraditions to China after protests Cracks appeared to emerge on Friday in the support base for a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to China as opponents of the bill ...
11:56, 06/14/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being pres...
01:14, 05/26/2019

YouTube is failing the LGBTQ community by allowing Steven Crowder’s homophobic slurs Besides changing its logo to feature a rainbow of colors, YouTube is hardly celebrating Pride Month the right way this June, as it’s failed to addres...
17:00, 06/05/2019

For now, Hong Kong leader backs off bill allowing extraditions to mainland China After days of sustained protests, Hong Kong’s government said it would indefinitely delay plans for a bill that would allow fugitives to be transferr...
11:00, 06/15/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow...
13:42, 06/15/2019

Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest ...
23:42, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court rules against Apple, allowing lawsuit targeting App Store to proceed The 5-4 decision could spell serious repercussions for one of Apple’s most lucrative lines of business, and open the door for similar legal action ta...
17:14, 05/13/2019

Maine governor signs abortion bill allowing non-doctors to perform procedure Maine’s Democratic governor signed an abortion bill into law on Monday that allows medical professionals who are not doctors to perform the procedure...
12:56, 06/11/2019

Justin Langer defends decision allowing Steve Smith to resume batting • Australia coach says ‘he passed all of the tests’ to continue• Smith struck on the neck by a fierce Jofra Archer deliveryJustin Langer defended Aus...
00:42, 08/18/2019

Alabama Governor signs bill into law allowing child sex offenders to be chemically castrated The Governor of Alabama in the US has signed bill into law that will allow paedophiles to undergo chemical castration a month before being released f...
09:42, 06/11/2019

Justice Neil Gorsuch emerges as decisive vote in favor of Native American treaty rights Twice this term, including in a decision handed down on Monday, Gorsuch has signed onto 5-4 rulings that entrenched the rights of Native American tri...
23:14, 05/20/2019

Anadarko turns back Chevron purchase in favor of ‘superior,’ cash-rich offer from Occidental Anadarko Petroleum says Occidental Petroleum’s cash-rich purchase offer is “a superior proposal” to the one it had with Chevron, raising the possibil...
20:14, 05/07/2019

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival,...
01:28, 08/07/2019

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Secur...
21:56, 06/24/2019

In Lebanon, Syrian refugees face new pressure to go home ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) — Lebanese authorities have undertaken their most aggressive campaign yet for Syrian refugees to return home, taking action to en...
08:56, 06/20/2019

Iranians criticize deputy FM over remarks on Afghan refugees Iranians have harshly criticized the country’s deputy foreign minister after he threatened to expel Afghan refugees from Iran in retaliation for U.S....
21:14, 05/09/2019

Germany's Seehofer warns refugees who take Syria vacations Refugees who return to Syria for holidays might lose their refugee status in Germany, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told the Bild newspaper...
03:03, 08/19/2019

Germany spends record 23 bln euros on refugees: document Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year on helping to integrate more than one million refugees and fighting the root cause...
19:14, 05/20/2019

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for supp...
19:00, 07/30/2019

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has fo...
13:00, 06/27/2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to...
10:56, 06/14/2019

Education remains an impossible dream for many refugees and migrants The older refugee and migrant children get, the less likely it is that they will get a quality education: less than a quarter of the world’s refugees...
19:28, 04/28/2019

UN moves 149 refugees, asylum seekers from Tripoli to Rome UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says 149 refugees and asylum seekers have been safely evacuated from the Libyan capital to Rome. U.N. deputy...
21:28, 05/30/2019

Colombia Offers Citizenship to 24,000 Children of Venezuelan Refugees More than 1.4 million Venezuelans have sought refuge in Colombia. Children born there were undocumented. This decision lets them access education and...
02:14, 08/06/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges ma...
00:14, 06/20/2019

German bureaucracy keeps refugees out of job market, report finds A new study has found that although many refugees find work, most are in temporary positions. Researchers say that bureaucratic hurdles are just as m...
23:14, 06/18/2019

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Poor nations hosting most refugees worldwide, need more Western help: U.N. Developing countries, not rich Western nations, are bearing the brunt of the world's refugee crisis and are hosting most of the record 70.8 million d...
08:00, 06/19/2019

Refugees sent to Libya under EU deal face 'catastrophic' conditions Facing the risk of exploitation, violence and torture, aid groups warn Libya is not a safe country for refugees. They argue that is reason enough for...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Treat fleeing Venezuelans as refugees, U.N. urges world Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not...
15:28, 05/21/2019

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli aft...
21:14, 05/30/2019

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on M...
17:56, 07/01/2019

Pope in Bulgaria says refugees deserve love, not disdain Pope Francis told refugees Monday in Bulgaria’s showcase refugee center that they are bearing the “cross of humanity,” as he pressed his call for the...
16:42, 05/06/2019

Luring Refugees: N.Y. Cities Desperate for People Try a New Strategy The Trump administration has cut the small but steady influx of refugees into the United States, leading some cities to woo the ones who are already ...
12:28, 05/13/2019

In Bosnia, refugees stuck in a country its own people leave SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A covered-up landfill in a mine-infested part of a dysfunctional Balkan state whose own people are emigrating in ...
19:56, 06/20/2019

Child soldiers recruited from Venezuelan refugees: Report As Venezuelans flee their country in search of safety and economic security, new dangers lurk across the border. In Colombia's northeast, where many ...
09:28, 08/08/2019

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? For Syrian refugees in Egypt, crackdowns from the state and racism in society are a part of everyday life. A migration expert spoke to DW about condi...
21:42, 06/17/2019

‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees As sea levels rise, Fairbourne, sandwiched between mountains and the beach, is being returned to the waves. But where will its residents go?It is an ...
13:42, 05/18/2019

Held back from EU by Croatia, refugees stuck in Bosnia Officials near Bosnia's border with Croatia feel abandoned by the federal government and the international community. With shelters bursting at the s...
18:56, 06/22/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up ...
11:28, 07/29/2019

Thousands of Syrian refugees could be sent back, says Lebanese minister Gebran Bassil claims many refugees are not living in political fear, but stay for economic reasonsAs many as three quarters of Syrian refugees in Leb...
07:28, 06/15/2019

Judge: U.S. rule change for refugees undermines federal law A federal judge in California has blocked a new rule by the Trump administration to restrict the number of Central American migrants arriving at the ...
20:28, 07/25/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill allowing Congress to access Trump’s state tax returns New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Tr...
23:14, 05/22/2019

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill allowing Congress to access Trump's state tax returns AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Monday that cleared the way for Democrats in Congress to obtain Preside...
12:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital ...
21:14, 05/24/2019

Senate Fails to Override President Trump’s Vetoes, Allowing Saudi Arms Sales (WASHINGTON) — The Senate failed Monday in a bid to override a trio of vetoes issued by President Donald Trump, allowing the administration to ...
17:00, 07/30/2019

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after th...
11:14, 06/10/2019

California Democrats push bill allowing noncitizens to hold party leadership roles California lawmakers proposed a bill last week that, if passed, would give noncitizens the chance to serve in state and local Democratic Party leader...
20:42, 07/02/2019

Alabama governor quietly signs law allowing mega-church a private police force The law, which was approved quietly two weeks ago, allows Briarwood Presbyterian Church in Birmingham to set-up a private law enforcement department....
10:56, 06/22/2019

Report: Bill allowing Texans to carry guns after natural disasters Texas senate The Texas senate has passed open or concealed carry for seven days after the state declares a natural disaster. The house and governor need to approv...
02:56, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest ...
04:14, 06/18/2019

Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure ST. LOUIS (AP) — Judge issues order allowing Missouri’s only abortion clinic to continue performing procedure....
21:28, 05/31/2019

U.K. Labour Party Members Take Out Newspaper Advert Accusing Leader of ‘Allowing Antisemitism to Grow’ More than 60 members of the UK Labour party have taken out a newspaper advert accusing their leader Jeremy Corbyn of failing to tackle anti-Semitism....
16:00, 07/17/2019

California fair organizers, citing animal welfare concerns, do away with 'pig scramble' in favor of watermelon event, report says Organizers of California's Sonoma County Fair say one of the event's decades-old traditions -- a contest in which children try to catch 40 to 60-poun...
22:42, 07/22/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions...
23:14, 06/24/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Tie...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Refugees Got Talent: UN-backed show aims to change perceptions Poet, dancer and a reggae singer were among those displaying their skills in SicilyA teenage poet from Nigeria, a reggae singer from Sierra Leona and...
19:00, 06/23/2019

Angela Merkel welcomed refugees to Germany. They’re starting to help the economy. In a tight labor market, asylum seekers are needed to fill jobs. And after spending billions of euros to accommodate the newcomers, Germany is beginn...
02:56, 05/06/2019

Trump Administration Reportedly Thinking of Admitting Zero Refugees Next Year Officials within the Trump administration have proposed cutting the number of refugees it admits into the U.S. next year to almost zero, according to...
20:28, 07/19/2019

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to car...
13:00, 07/31/2019

A blockchain payment system can empower refugees – if they participate in its design In Lebanon, around 350,000 Syrian refugees don’t have access to enough safe and nutritious food. To stem the crisis, the World Food Programme (WFP) o...
14:14, 07/01/2019

Pope in Bulgaria tells refugees they bear cross of humanity Pope Francis has met with refugees in Bulgaria's showcase refugee center and told them they are bearing the "cross of humanity," after he urged the m...
09:42, 05/06/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Nilüfer Yanya On Her New Music Video And Volunteer Work With Refugees "Anyone can be a refugee at any point. Once you see the reality of the situation, that’s when you know there is no difference between you and a refug...
11:14, 06/20/2019

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Staniši...
13:42, 08/20/2019

Nano-robots and VR for refugees: EPSRC 2019 winners – in pictures An image of a Syrian refugee using virtual reality to help researchers design a shelter has been chosen as the winner of the 2019 national science ph...
14:28, 06/03/2019

Libya’s migrants and refugees with tuberculosis ‘left to die’ in detention centres Migrants and refugees suffering from tuberculosis are being left “effectively to die” in a Libyan detention centre south of Tripoli, the UN human rig...
19:14, 06/07/2019

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary The Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seek...
12:14, 05/21/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germa...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Pope Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catho...
15:14, 05/05/2019

'Bees, not refugees': the environmentalist roots of anti-immigrant bigotry Recent mass shootings have been linked to ‘eco-xenophobia’ – part of a tradition that dates to America’s first conservationistsThe environmentalist, ...
08:56, 08/16/2019

German politicians' support for refugees prompts death threats Email warns recent murder of Walter Lübcke was first in a line of ‘upcoming purges’Several German politicians who have publicly stood up for refugees...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Trump doubles Obama level of Christian refugees welcomed in US, now 80% The Trump administration has ended the surge of Muslim refugees into the United States during the Obama era, significantly boosting the percentage of...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Steady Flow of Refugees Fuels Nationalist Gains in Europe Europe’s refugee crisis peaked in 2016, but it never fully went away. Now, nationalists from Spain to Finland are successfully exploiting anti-immigr...
15:28, 04/30/2019

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo T...
04:42, 07/09/2019

Trump’s war on refugees is tearing down US's life-changing resettlement program Donald Trump has for two consecutive years overseen the lowest refugee admission rates since the modern resettlement system was created in 1980Tecle ...
09:28, 06/26/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect...
09:42, 04/29/2019

Germany spends record 23 billion euros on refugees: document Germany spent a record 23 billion euros ($25.65 billion) last year on helping to integrate more than one million refugees and fighting the root cause...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Germany: Refugees integrated into labor market 'quicker than expected' The Institute for Employment Research has revealed that approximately 400,000 refugees will be in work before the end of the year. The agency is "qui...
17:56, 08/06/2019

Rescued refugees land in Sicily as another ship defies Salvini Charity vessel carrying 41 docks in Lampedusa after two days stranded at seaForty-one refugees and migrants disembarked overnight at the port of Lamp...
17:42, 07/07/2019

Turkey Aims to End a Backlash by Sending Syrian Refugees Home Turkey is taking steps to stem a backlash against the nearly four million displaced people from war-ravaged Syria, whose presence and a badly falteri...
15:00, 08/09/2019

UN and partners appeal for $920 million to meet ‘dire needs’ of Rohingya refugees With more than 745,000 Rohingya having fled violence in Myanmar to settle in Bangladesh, joining roughly 200,000 others already sheltering there, Uni...
00:42, 04/29/2019

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino r...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Alabama Quietly Passes Law Allowing Church With History of Racism and Homophobia to Form Its Own Police Force In 2017, when Briarwood Presbyterian Church asked the overwhelmingly Republican legislature of Alabama to grant it the authority to form its own poli...
00:42, 06/21/2019

Texas House passes bill allowing unlicensed handgun owners to carry in public during disaster The Texas House approved a measure that lets gun owners to carry their weapons in the open or concealed for a week after a government declaration of ...
23:56, 05/02/2019

Rep. Lee Zeldin says Pelosi showed 'bad judgment' allowing anti-Israel imam to deliver House prayer Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., told "Fox & Friends" on Sunday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., had made "a bad call" by allowing a Texas imam wit...
06:56, 05/13/2019

Fact-checking claims Nadler is breaking precedent by allowing staff members to interview Barr House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler is poised to hold a committee vote Wednesday to allow staff members to question Attorney General Bill Barr duri...
06:42, 05/01/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Activists move abortion debate to the margins as voters favor the middle Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
23:56, 06/03/2019

An Activist Says Refugees on Manus Island Attempted Suicide After Australia’s Election At least nine refugees attempted suicide after Australia’s ruling conservative party won a surprise victory in the country’s election ove...
11:42, 05/22/2019

| Two Somali refugees charged with plans to join Islamic State group The US Justice Department announced the arrest of two refugees from Somalia who were allegedly planning to travel to Egypt to join the Islamic State ...
10:14, 07/31/2019

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejec...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Hospital ship USNS Comfort sails Friday to help refugees from Venezuela The hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy next week on a medical mission to South America and the Caribbean, the U.S. Southern Command announced on ...
22:56, 06/10/2019

Suspected Rohingya Refugees, Including Women, Boys, Sent To Shelter Homes Twelve suspected Rohingya refugees, who were rescued in Mizoram's Aizawl three days ago allegedly from a human trafficking gang, have been shifted to...
13:56, 05/08/2019

Jewish descendants of refugees from Nazi period denied German citizenship Descendants of Jewish escapees from the Nazis have been denied German citizenship, despite constitutional guarantees of their right to it. Individual...
22:28, 07/10/2019

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded t...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the regio...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Assad urged Syrian refugees to come home. Many are being welcomed with arrest and interrogation. Returnees have been subjected to harassment or extortion by security agencies, as well as detention and torture, say returnees and human rights monit...
20:14, 06/02/2019

Snapshot of hope: child refugees share their dreams through Polaroids – in pictures To mark World Refugee Day, Save the Children invited children living in settlements in Jordan, Bangladesh and Uganda to draw their hopes and memories...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee ...
21:28, 08/14/2019

Texas Senate approves bill allowing Texans to carry guns for week after natural disasters: report The Texas Senate on Sunday approved a bill that would allow any Texan who can legally own a firearm to be able to carry it either open or concealed f...
14:56, 05/27/2019

A new lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user's privacy by allegedly allowing Siri to record without consent (AAPL) Florence Fu/Tech Insider A recently filed class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of violating user privacy by allegedly recording consumers and minors w...
17:28, 08/08/2019

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military acad...
21:28, 06/27/2019

NCAA President Threatens California Schools Over State Bill Allowing College Athletes To Make Money Earlier this year, two California state senators introduced SB 206, much to the chagrin of NCAA bureaucrats. The bill, which is also known as the Fai...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Venezuela's female refugees trafficked at higher rate amid political crisis As the political system of Venezuela continues to collapse, the country’s women and girls seeking asylum are being trafficked at increased rates acco...
19:28, 08/07/2019

War criminals among us: Inside the quiet effort to prosecute and deport violators disguised as refugees They could be your Uber driver or the security guard at a local airport. The elderly neighbor living next door or the operator of the neighborhood ic...
23:14, 07/08/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by...
01:00, 06/26/2019

How 'Bay Area refugees' shook up the city long considered California's 'middle child' As thousands of tech workers move in, Sacramento is enjoying its moment in the sun – but the clouds are gatheringPhotographs by Salgu WissmathJoan Di...
10:14, 07/02/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are mo...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Rising Risks to Real Estate: Louisiana's plan to deal with 'climate refugees' CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how some states and residential communities are dealing with extreme rainfall and chronic flooding. Louisiana is c...
22:42, 04/28/2019

Reality Check: Statue of Liberty poem was written to welcome Jewish refugees, experts say While experts say there are a number of interpretations of the poem inscribed on the foot of the Statue of Liberty, they agree that Ken Cuccinelli's ...
02:14, 08/15/2019

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the...
07:28, 08/21/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian group...
05:14, 05/02/2019

LGBT Refugees Allege Harassment in Kenya, A Rare Haven for the Gay Community in East Africa (NAIROBI, Kenya) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identi...
15:14, 06/19/2019

Youth, indigenous peoples, migrants and refugees boost hope for human rights: Guterres People’s rights are under fire “in many parts of the globe,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Human Rights Council on Monday, before in...
20:56, 04/28/2019

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection gua...
19:14, 07/12/2019

I fled Nazi Germany. I hope the US doesn't turn its back on refugees | Aryeh Neier Trump has made hostility to migrants and asylum seekers the running theme of his presidency. But asylum saved my family from certain deathWhen Krista...
19:42, 07/01/2019

CBOE Statement On Today's Court Ruling In Favor Of CBOE In ISE Patent Litigation CHICAGO, IL - April 7, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today the United States Court of Appeals for the F...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Is the wagon dead? Volkswagen kills two more wagon vehicles in favor of SUVs Volkswagen confirmed that the VW Golf SportWagen and the VW Golf Alltrack will be discontinued after the 2019 model year.     &#...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan childre...
19:28, 04/29/2019

2 Somali refugees arrested in Arizona allegedly trying to board flight to Egypt to join ISIS: report The U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday that two Somalians who had lived in the United States as refugees were arrested in Arizona last week ...
14:14, 07/30/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host c...
19:00, 04/28/2019

President Trump says he's in favor of athletes at service academies postponing active-duty service for pro sports During a ceremony at the White House to honor Army football team, Trump said he favors letting military-school athletes defer service for pro sports....
21:56, 05/06/2019

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
21:42, 05/22/2019

Maximum Security owner: Churchill Downs 'greedy' for allowing 20 horses in Kentucky Derby Maximum Security owner Gary West believes Churchill Downs allows too many horses to run in the Kentucky Derby, saying "it’s like a rodeo out th...
18:42, 05/06/2019

Trump administration announces plan to help consumers cut prescription costs by allowing the import of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada (NBC News) The Trump administration announced Wednesday a proposal to help Americans pay less for prescription drugs by allowing imports of the same ...
09:56, 08/01/2019

'A point of desperation': Iraqi refugees removing GPS trackers to avoid deportation One man removed his GPS tracker on the day he was to be deported, but was later arrested and is held in jail.        ...
04:14, 08/09/2019

Ben Stiller advocates for Syria crisis relief efforts at committee hearing: ‘Refugees are real people with real stories’ The actor, who is the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations’ refugee agency, appeared in front of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wedn...
01:28, 05/02/2019

New on Hulu in August 2019: 'A Simple Favor' to 'Star Trek' Hulu is offering up original documentaries, 'Star Trek' movies and 'A Simple Favor' in its list of titles coming to the streaming...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Hulu in August: What's available to stream, from 'A Simple Favor' to 'Star Trek' Hulu is offering up original documentaries, 'Star Trek' movies and 'A Simple Favor' in its list of titles coming to the streaming...
02:00, 07/20/2019

Why two in five Americans want to quit their job Two in five Americans dream about the day they can tell their boss they quit, according to new research. But it’s not necessarily because they hate t...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Nearly 40% of Americans Think Presidents in Their 70s Are Too Old President Donald Trump is 72. The Democratic frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden, is 76, while the runner-up, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, i...
19:00, 06/12/2019

This is how many times Americans think about sex a day A poll of 2,000 Americans looked at how frequently respondents consciously think and talk about sex typically and aimed to assess their comfort level...
00:00, 07/13/2019

Here’s how many Americans consider themselves ‘foodies’ More than half of Americans (53 percent) consider themselves to be foodies, according to new research. A study of 2,000 Americans examined the rise o...
01:28, 05/29/2019

Americans love adventure According to a new study by Onepoll on behalf of Rias Biaxas, Americans love adventure! Buzz60’s Keri Lumm reports.   ...
21:56, 08/05/2019

40% of Americans believe the US is not democratic enough: survey People surveyed in the United States, where the 2020 presidential elections are ramping up, were split as to whether their country was democratic -- ...
18:28, 06/25/2019

A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans The 4th of Julu marks America's Independence day, and buildup to it can last months; the federal holiday takes over most of the country, and is an al...
11:56, 07/04/2019

Where Americans are putting their money In 2018, stocks were the most popular investment, at least, according to Fox Business. Buzz 60’s Chandra Lanier has the story.   ...
00:42, 07/24/2019

Americans consider this a vacation disaster What do Americans consider vacation disasters? A new study from Roku finds that internet is pretty important. Keri Lumm reports.    &...
17:28, 08/14/2019

The No. 1 reason Americans need a vacation More than one in three Americans (37 percent) have had a ‘life eureka’ moment while on vacation or a trip away, according to new research...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick ...
21:56, 05/22/2019

Many Americans have had a work spouse A work spouse can be a positive relationship and tends to be a stress reliever. It can become a problem is when the relationship crosses boundaries. ...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Aid in Dying Soon Will be Available to More Americans. Few Will Choose It. By October, more than one in five U.S. adults will be able to obtain lethal prescriptions if terminally ill. But for those who try, obstacles remain....
17:14, 07/08/2019

1 in 4 Americans say they never plan to retire. Do you? One-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, suggesting a disconnect between retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce....
16:14, 07/08/2019

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thin...
00:00, 05/22/2019

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsa...
15:42, 06/14/2019

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
02:28, 06/06/2019

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. Bu...
20:28, 05/23/2019

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a n...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white natio...
04:28, 07/01/2019

One in Five Americans Get Hurt By Someone Else's Drinking Every Year The negative effects of secondhand smoke are well-documented—the CDC estimates that tens of thousands of nonsmokers die every year in the U.S. due to...
23:14, 07/01/2019

Beto pushes 'war tax' that would charge Americans for each new war Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, said Monday that as president, he would impose a "modest" tax for each new war as part of his plan to get the Uni...
00:28, 06/26/2019

Americans aren't having enough kids, and it shows Americans aren’t having babies like they used to. In fact, the U.S. birthrate fell to a 32-year low last year, according to a new report from the Cen...
17:00, 05/23/2019

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include trave...
22:42, 06/05/2019

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. ...
02:14, 05/22/2019

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research....
00:00, 05/23/2019

A Frightening Number of Americans Have Never Gotten Tested for HIV Fewer than 40 percent of Americans have ever gotten HIV testing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These...
04:42, 06/29/2019

The top reasons Americans are freaking out about money Nearly one in five respondents said they worry they can't pay for everyday expenses, according to a new CNBC and Acorns Invest In You Savings Su...
15:56, 04/30/2019

More elderly Americans dying from falls (Reuters Health) - Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans - and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a U.S. study suggests...
18:42, 06/04/2019

Americans can’t afford vacation anymore Real-world fun is out of their price range. An online survey of 2,504 adults has found that 68 percent of Americans skipped a recreational activity i...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Are Americans overly confident about retirement? Americans may say they're more confident than ever about financing their retirements, but the question remains: Will they actually have enough m...
01:56, 04/29/2019

Americans can’t quit processed meat Spam calls to Americans — even as public-health experts warn of the risks posed by processed meats. US adults still eat just as much processed meat a...
00:56, 06/25/2019

It will be 90 degrees or warmer for nearly 90% of Americans this week At least 290 million people will swelter through the hottest weather of the summer as a record-breaking heat wave bakes the central and eastern U.S. ...
20:56, 07/17/2019

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your c...
22:28, 06/14/2019

Americans Are Not Getting the Message About Exercising More and Sitting Less Doctors and public health officials have been urging Americans to get more active and try to exercise at least 150 minutes per week at a moderate lev...
20:28, 07/26/2019

Can Americans Hack Their Way Out of an Aversion to Exercise? Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers for Disease C...
19:00, 06/14/2019

More than half of Americans believe their salary is ‘unfairly low’ A new survey found that while 87 percent of Americans like their jobs, 41 percent would leave them to do something they hate. The average desired sal...
21:56, 05/16/2019

Here's how more Americans can save for retirement, according to the 'father of the 401(k)' More employers, like small businesses, need to start offering retirement savings plans to their workers, says Ted Benna, best known as the 'fath...
15:28, 07/08/2019

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is no...
07:14, 06/02/2019

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of changes before 2035 to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they think the government s...
23:14, 07/08/2019

Biggest problem Americans have with their boss A study examining the performance and productivity of American workplaces found the inefficiencies and daily frustrations add up quickly -- two in fi...
00:14, 05/11/2019

50 British words Americans just don’t get Traveling to the U.K.? These are some of the British words and phrases that probably wouldn’t make sense to Americans if we heard them.  ...
15:56, 08/01/2019

Study reveals how Americans like to masturbate A whopping 84 percent of Americans are feeling themselves. That’s according to a new global study of masturbation and “self-care” t...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Amy Klobuchar just revealed what Americans actually care about The average American doesn’t care about Russian collusion, presidential obstruction, or many of the other issues that Washingtonians find all-consumi...
19:14, 05/06/2019

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?  ...
14:00, 07/24/2019

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it'...
16:42, 06/16/2019

Americans trust this public institution more than any other Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallu...
20:00, 07/08/2019

Who Pays the Trump Tariffs? We Do, These Americans Say Escalating tariffs between the U.S. and China have fueled a debate over who is actually paying—but the answer isn’t straightforward because the perso...
20:42, 05/15/2019

The economy isn't getting better for most Americans. But there is a fix | Heather Boushey US economic data leaves us in the dark. If we don’t change the way we measure such progress, we’re unlikely to have much of it• Read our entire Broke...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Missing Americans' Jet ski found near Guadeloupe A jet ski believed to have been rented by two missing Americans vacationing in Barbados has been found near the coast of Guadeloupe, authorities said...
18:42, 07/08/2019

More than half of Americans say they’ve had a ‘taboo’ crush Does knowing you can’t be with someone make them more desirable? One in four Americans are currently crushing on somebody who is completely “off-limi...
00:42, 05/31/2019

50 Australian words Americans just don’t get If you're traveling to Australia, you may hear some of these words and phrases that are unfamiliar to Americans.      ...
19:28, 08/05/2019

One in five Americans rarely or never wears sunscreen Watching too much TV, not reapplying sunscreen properly, and drinking too many cocktails are some of the most common “summer fails” Americans will ex...
00:00, 06/20/2019

This is how quickly Americans would spend $10 million It would take the average American seven years to spend $10 million, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans sought to answer the ...
00:00, 06/20/2019

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the ...
17:02, 05/15/2019

7 of the 8 Spelling Bee winners are Indian Americans. Here's why that's not surprising This year, 562 spellers competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and after a grueling 20 rounds, the eight left at the end were named co-champi...
14:28, 06/01/2019

Two Americans among team of climbers missing in Himalayas Two Americans are among eight mountain climbers who went missing as they were attempting to scale one of the highest peaks in the Indian Himalayas. T...
12:42, 06/02/2019

Americans don't tell the truth when they talk about manufacturing jobs Many Americans think manufacturing jobs are "something other people's kids do." Only 30% of Americans want to work in manufacturing, a problem t...
16:56, 07/17/2019

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high...
14:42, 06/14/2019

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012...
08:28, 06/02/2019

Trump Tells D-Day Veterans They’re ‘Among Very Greatest Americans’ (COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France) — President Donald Trump on Thursday lauded the heroism of American and Allied service members who participated in...
13:56, 06/06/2019

| WATCH: 60% of Americans disapprove of President Trump A poll by the Associated Press - NORC Center for Public Affairs Research breaks down registered voters feelings toward the US president and the large...
14:28, 06/24/2019

More than half of Americans have suffered a ‘workout hangover’ As many as 55% of Americans say they have suffered a workout hangover that’s caused them to stay inside all day, with more than a quarter even admitt...
03:42, 05/22/2019

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a ...
08:28, 06/28/2019

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do t...
12:56, 06/15/2019

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" ...
06:28, 07/16/2019

Asian Americans keep winning in the Trump economy May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which honors the remarkable accomplishments of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander her...
07:56, 05/11/2019

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that? ...
10:56, 07/17/2019

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.      &...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Americans will now be able to import prescription drugs from Canada The Trump administration will allow Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time.   ...
18:42, 07/31/2019

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Could Hit Americans at Pump President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico could wreak havoc on the U.S. refining industry, potentially raising prices at the gas pump for American...
03:28, 06/01/2019

Italy detains 2 Americans, 19, in slaying of policeman Italian police say two young American tourists have confessed to fatally stabbing an Italian paramilitary policeman who was investigating the theft o...
12:00, 07/27/2019

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off fina...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Trump tells Americans: Go get your measles vaccination U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Americans to protect themselves with the measles vaccination as the number of cases of the once-eradicate...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Ultrarich Americans Ask 2020 Presidential Hopefuls To Tax Them More A group of ultrarich Americans wants to pay more in taxes, saying the nation has a "moral, ethical and economic responsibility" to ensure that they d...
12:56, 06/25/2019

4 Americans lead Senior British Open Americans Wes Short Jr., Scott Dunlap, Scott Parel and Ken Duke topped the Senior British Open leaderboard together with England's Paul Broadhur...
01:00, 07/26/2019

Poll: Two in Five Americans Still Believe God Created Humans 10,000 Years Ago A new Gallup poll shows that 40 percent of American adults comply to a strict view of creationism, in which God brought humans into existence within ...
00:28, 07/27/2019

Americans Dressel, Smith set world records Americans Caeleb Dressel and Regan Smith set world records in the semi-finals of the men's 100 metres butterfly and women's 200 backstroke at the wor...
17:28, 07/26/2019

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new r...
12:56, 06/15/2019

One-Quarter of Working Americans Have Zero Retirement Savings Many American households remain financially fragile and uncertain about their retirement prospects despite a booming job market that is lifting wages...
21:28, 05/23/2019

One in ten Americans would prefer a week in jail over moving Between navigating the moving truck, fitting furniture through small doorways and arguing over room layouts — it’s no secret that moving stresses Ame...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Americans Like Diversity, Survey Finds. (At Least in the Abstract.) Most say that the diverse population is good for the country, according to a Pew Research Center survey, though respondents diverged when it came to ...
04:56, 05/09/2019

One-fifth of Americans have no idea if they have credit card debt Americans need a credit check. A survey of more than 1,000 adults released this month from US News and World Report reveals that Americans are extrem...
18:42, 06/27/2019

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the I...
18:14, 05/24/2019

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation center...
20:56, 05/22/2019

50 British words and phrases Americans just don’t get Traveling to the U.K.? These are some of the British words and phrases that probably wouldn’t make sense to Americans if we heard them.  ...
16:14, 07/31/2019

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. i...
08:56, 06/18/2019

Americans Stephens and Gauff crash out in Washington Top seed and former champion Sloane Stephens crashed out of the Citi Open in Washington as she suffered a stunning 6-2 7-5 first-round loss to Swede ...
09:28, 07/31/2019

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has large...
00:14, 05/23/2019

One extravagant wedding simply isn’t enough for rich Americans When Diane Schutz and Arie Moller started planning their wedding two years ago, they couldn’t imagine their elderly aunts and uncles sharing the danc...
05:28, 06/27/2019

More Americans care about July 4th than US-China drama The whole country will be anxiously monitoring US trade talks with China this weekend as President Trump meets with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinpi...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Dollar stores are everywhere. That's a problem for poor Americans As dollar stores sweep across America, they are facing growing scrutiny from opponents who argue that discount chains stifle local competition and li...
01:42, 07/22/2019

Americans consume an alarming amount of microplastics Americans consume tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year -- and that's just from the food we eat. Microplastics are also found i...
02:14, 06/06/2019

50 Australian words and phrases Americans just don’t get If you're traveling to Australia, you may hear some of these words and phrases that are unfamiliar to Americans.      ...
22:14, 08/03/2019

The Jet Ski ridden by two Americans missing in Barbados has been found A Jet Ski bearing the registration number of one used by two Americans missing in Barbados has been found, according to the press secretary for the B...
20:42, 07/07/2019

Americans love to eat breakfast for dinner: poll Between trendy new foods and a focus on health, the majority of Americans think breakfast is continuing to evolve as a meal — and skipping it c...
19:56, 08/14/2019

Can you afford to retire? Most Americans fear they can't Many Americans lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs.     ...
14:56, 07/10/2019

This many Americans still sleep with childhood ‘comfort objects’ A third of Americans sleep with a “comfort object” from childhood, according to new research. From a special pillow, a blanket or a stuffed animal he...
23:42, 06/11/2019

Half of young Americans say college is no longer necessary In the spring of her senior year of high school, Malavika Vivek had four choices: Caltech, UC Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon or solutions architect at sof...
11:00, 08/07/2019

New Tax Laws Drive More Americans Into Muni Bonds Investors in high-tax states like New York and California are piling into municipal bonds this year, fueled in part by the 2017 tax overhaul that rai...
16:42, 08/07/2019

Digital assistants! More than half of Americans now own one, according to study Digital assistants are taking over, and now a study is proving just that! Buzz 60's Lenneia Batiste has more.     ...
18:42, 08/07/2019

Americans overestimate their understanding of internet security The number of consumers creating a website to have their own online presence is on the rise but a new survey from Google has revealed that many peopl...
22:56, 05/16/2019

Why have Americans given so much money to restore Notre-Dame? When the iconic cathedral was nearly lost to flames, the wave of grief was felt across the Atlantic as donations came rolling inAs news broke on 15 A...
08:42, 08/08/2019

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56 percent) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new re...
22:28, 05/16/2019

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new stu...
14:56, 08/13/2019

Here's one reason why Americans abroad want to surrender their citizenship Americans residing abroad say that tax complexities are making them rethink their U.S. citizenship, according to a survey from Greenback Expat Tax Se...
17:56, 07/03/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember...
04:14, 05/16/2019

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek he...
22:14, 05/16/2019