Jake Skeard

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Is India primed for an economic revolution?

It's been a rough start to 2016.<p>China is clearly slowing down; the World Bank is projecting that economies like Brazil and Russia -- much vaunted in the early 2000s -- will shrink this year; oil prices continue to trawl lows. It's no surprise, then, that global markets seem spooked: U.S. stocks …

Feb. 12: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>Some people say that nice guys never win but you know that isn't true and will go out of your way to prove it over the coming 12 months. All you have to do is play by the rules and the cosmic powers that be will reward you handsomely.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 - April 20):</b><p>Forget about …

Austria avalanche sweeps away 17, killing 5

Five Czech skiers were killed in a huge avalanche that swept away their group of 17 in the Austrian skiing region of Tyrol on Saturday, police …

Skiing

Google’s New “Plan A Trip” Feature Is Changing the Way You Search

Google is never one to miss a beat. To keep up with the trend in smartphone usage over traditional desktop searches, the company has unveiled a brand …

Listen to astronaut Sally Ride discuss all the sexist questions she was asked by the press

Women in Science

Family of 6 found dead in Chicago home was targeted, police say | Toronto Star

Chicago police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a “targeted incident,” though they’re …