ECONOMICS

US President Donald Trump participates in a tax reform kickoff event at the Loren Cook Company in Springfield, MO, on August 30, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

It's Unclear What Trump’s Tax Plan Would Do – Other Than Put Hundreds Of Millions In His Pocket

WASHINGTON ― While middle-class rates, deductions and credits in President Trump's tax proposal remain hazy, there is one piece of the plan that has become clear: the part that could put more than $12...
Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC, prepares to testify before a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on "Developments in the Prescription Drug Market Oversight" on Capitol Hill in Washington February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Found Guilty On Several Counts Of Fraud

After five days of deliberations, jurors have found Martin Shkreli guilty on three charges of fraud and not guilty on five charges. Shkreli faces jail time, though legal experts say he'll likely recei...
WASINGTON, DC - JULY 16: U.S President Donald Trump returns to the White House on July 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. The president was at his Bedminster, New Jerey golf course for the final round of the U.S. Women's Open tournament. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Nearly 6 Months Into Trump's Presidency, His Approval Ratings Are Stuck At Historic Lows

WASHINGTON ― New polls show President Donald Trump's approval ratings are at historic lows, as Trump hits the six-month mark of his presidency this Thursday. Only 36 percent of Americans approve of Tr...
A young male polar bear stands on the cusp of the sea ice overlooking the sea. Not sure as to where the water will take him, he can only stand there and wonder what horizon he should head for. Observing and bringing myself down to eye level with the world's largest land predator was mind-blowing. We hear so much on how the Arctic, their home, is vanishing, and to see it happening, puts it in a much more real perspective. The wildlife that calls the hostile north of the Arctic their home, are all remarkable creatures.

Experts Have A Plan To Beat Climate Change Even If Trump Won't Help

The world has just a few years to scale back global carbon emissions to avoid the worst effects of climate change, a panel of leading experts and scientists warned this week. That goal may seem farfet...
David Bonderman, co-founder and chairman of TPG Holdings LP, speaks at the Milken Institute Asia Summit in Singapore, on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Chief executive officers, senior government officials and leading figures in the global capital markets convened at the global conference summit in Asia. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Uber Board Member Makes Sexist 'Joke' At Company Meeting About Sexism

An Uber board of directors member made a sexist crack about his female colleagues at a Tuesday meeting on the company's plans to address complaints of sexism and other workplace culture problems. The...