TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Friday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official said the central bank might not deliver any of the interest rate cuts that Wall Street has been banking on this year, citing concerns about inflation. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 dove 2.4% to 38,812.24. Sydney’s S&P/ASX 200 slipped 0.8% to 7,756.20. […]

Some ski resorts in the western U.S. are fighting to stay open with poor snowfall and warmer weather threatening the snowpack. This month, a locally owned ski resort west of Choteau, Montana closed halfway through the 2023-2024 season, citing lack of snowfall, warming temperatures and financial issues. In Big Sky, Montana, snowfall levels hit a […]

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Premature births, after years of steady decline, rose sharply in the U.S. between 2014 and 2022, according to recently published data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts said the shift might be partly the result of a growing prevalence of health complications among mothers. “I’m not too surprised that these are the […]

In the chaotic early months of the Covid pandemic, when the U.S. was also going through the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, violent crime rose across the country. Murders in 2020 increased at the fastest rate since national statistics began in 1960. Other crimes, like shootings and car thefts, also increased. The surge in violence […]

Detroit is on track to record the fewest murders since the 1960s. In Philadelphia, where there were more murders in 2021 than in any year on record, the number of homicides this year has fallen more than 20 percent from last year. And in Los Angeles, the number of shooting victims this year is down […]

The team’s research draws on insights from nine studies published over the two-year project, culminating in the final report, “Growth Through Inclusion in South Africa.” The Growth Lab is part of Harvard’s Center for International Development, housed at Harvard’s Kennedy School . . .

An anonymous reader quotes a report from NBC News: A prolonged decline in male fertility in the form of sperm concentrations appears to be connected to the use of pesticides, according to a study published Wednesday. Researchers compiled, rated and reviewed the results of 25 studies of certain pesticides and male fertility and found that […]

America’s population gains won’t continue forever. The U.S. population is projected to reach a high of nearly 370 million in 2080 before falling back to 366 million in 2100, according to the latest projections from the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday. By 2100, the total U.S. resident population is projected to increase 9.7% from 2022. […]

Listen to this article here For centuries, there have been countless stereotypes plaguing the Black community — from the way African Americans dress and speak. Nearly everything about Black people draws an inaccurate conclusion from society. One consistent theory about African Americans is that the racial group is aggressive. However, if Blacks are such a […]

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