Valerie Ribeiro

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How China’s slowing economy could help battle climate change

When economic historians look back on the first 15 years of the 21st century, here’s the headline: China built a lot of stuff and most everyone else bought that stuff.<p>Last summer though, that model looked like it was crashing to a halt. The Shanghai Stock Exchange plunged sharply, pulling down …

Financial Services

Asia stocks lower after Fed affirms on track for rate hike

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve chief indicated the central bank is on track for an interest rate …

Rio Water Pollution Extends Far Offshore, Report Finds

Water pollution in Rio de Janeiro extends farther offshore than previously realized, according to a new report released in advance of the Olympics to …

Pollution

IAEA: Iran worked on developing nuclear weapons

<b>Iran took limited steps towards developing a nuclear bomb in the past, the global nuclear watchdog has said.</b><p>But the report from the IAEA said the efforts did not go beyond planning and testing of basic components.<p>Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said the findings confirmed that Tehran's …

Former Police Commissioner: Firing Chicago Police Chief Puts Us in Danger

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s dismissal Tuesday of Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy following the release of a video showing white police officer …

Law Enforcement

An 8-Year-Old Came Up with an Amazing Way to Locate Missing Airplanes

Delta showed interest in the design after receiving a hand-drawn sketch from the boy.<p>Benjamin Jensen—an eight-year-old from Ogden, Utah—came up with …

Somtum Der: A Spicy Thai Sanctuary

Supanee Kitmahawong stands in the kitchen at her Michelin starred restaurant Somtum Der with a spicy bowl of Gaeng Om Kai (chicken soup with Isan herbs).<p><b>Critic rating:</b> **<p>Supanee Kitmahawong greeted me at the door with a smile and an outstretched hand. She has much to be excited about. Her …

This lingerie brand for young women refuses to airbrush ads — and sales are soaring 21%

Aerie defied norms last year by abandoning photo retouching of its models.<p>The idea to use unretouched photos in ad campaigns dawned on the creative team as a way to appeal to young women.<p>"We definitely had a creative moment where the team got together, and we just said, 'really, what's happening …

Elizabeth Taylor and Nelson Mandela's Grandsons Unite for World AIDS Day

Nelson Mandela and Elizabeth Taylor were both pioneers in the fight against HIV and AIDS during their lifetimes – and now their grandsons are working …

Masters of disguise: Cuttlefish can hide their electric fields

Cuttlefish number among the ocean's ultimate masters of disguise, able to change the color, pattern and even the texture of their skin in an instant to blend into their surroundings. But according to a new study, these chameleons of the sea don't just know how to hide their visible selves — they …

Exclusive: Dean Martin Will Return to Vegas, In Hologram Form

The “King of Cool” will tour the nation in holographic HD.<p>Next year, entertainment audiences will be transported back to the Rat Pack era thanks to an upcoming Dean Martin hologram, which will debut in Las Vegas with a full stage show, VF.com can exclusively report.<p>Immortalized as the “King of …

What Richard Branson, Elon Musk and Other Top Execs Ask During Job Interviews

Savvy CEOs and executives know that interview questions like, “What’s your biggest strength?” and, “What’s your biggest weakness?” aren’t as telling …

Employment