Latest GDP figures show rate of economic contraction doubled to 4.6pc as oil price collapse threaten Putin's finances Russia's economic woes deepened on Monday as a collapse in oil prices and western sent
Sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in the negatives when it comes to pro athletes. It seems like every day that another is getting arrested or suspended, but sometimes it’s important to recognize the
A toxic leak of wastewater that has turned a Colorado river mustard yellow is three times larger than US officials had originally estimated. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) now says that three
What would happen if the sun disappeared this very second? The sun is about 333,000 times the mass of Earth and produces the same amount of energy as 100 billion hydrogen bombs every second! Its giant
We have finally arrived at a point in history that economists have been dreading for years: the moment when the number of Chinese workers goes into decline for the first time in decades. Since way before
Exeter, New Hampshire (CNN) — Hillary Clinton rolled out her college affordability plan Monday, pledging to voters in New Hampshire that "costs won't be a barrier" to secondary education in a Clinton Both
St. Louis County’s chief executive declared a state of emergency Monday after a night of violence and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. A day of otherwise peaceful protesting in Ferguson and neighboring communities
In Europe, the average country carries debt worth about 95% of GDP. That national debt must be paid off over time, whereas GDP is just one year's worth of economic activity. So a 95% debt ratio isn't onerous.
Thousands of Californians remained out of their homes Monday as fires fueled by withering grass, brush and timber roared across vast swaths of the drought-stricken state. A massive, fast-moving wildfire
“For the first time we are seeing early galaxies not merely as tiny blobs, but as objects with internal structure!” We are entering a golden age of astronomical observation, ushered in by massive ground
On July 17, the European Space Agency — Europe's version of NASA — announced that they were issuing a contract to award the U.S.-equivalent of $384 million to the European-based company Airbus Defense
Arby's just reported same-store sales growth of 7.6% compared with last year's second quarter. Burger King's sales are up 7.9%. Both restaurants' sales growth far exceeded the industry average of 2.3%,
Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have “the
It’s been a slow death, but the mourning may now commence. Google put the final nail in the coffin of its ambition to make Google+ a real competitor to Facebook, Twitter and other leading social networks.
When the film Eddie came out in 1996, the idea that a female limo driver and fanatical hoops fan (played by Whoopi Goldberg) would become head coach of the New York Knicks seemed far fetched. Not so anymore.