The photo of the army meal barely resembled one: a heap of white rice, dried seaweed, and some indeterminate processed meat. A spoon and wrapper filled out the tray’s remaining compartments.
As millions "age in place," millions more must figure out how to provide their loved ones with increasingly complex care.
Spending $200 on French fries or €5,000 on a burger seems utterly improbable. But consumers across the world are increasingly willing to shell out for over-the-top dishes.
The sunk cost fallacy describes our tendency to follow through on an endeavor if we have already invested time, effort or money into it, whether or not the current costs outweigh the benefits.
A legal scholar explains background on the ruling, what it means and who’s affected.
Reddit, the sprawling social media site known for its community-guided ethos, rejected a plea from moderators of a pro-vaccine forum to do more to combat Covid-19 misinformation. Instead, Reddit...
The region, which long had the lowest rate of income inequality in the US, is shifting to one of haves and have-nots – and it’s happening fast
We love to celebrate the rich and famous. Our culture cares about winning, and that’s the only thing that matters.
Court documents claim that a confidential informant who helped bring down Atomwaffen Division is also a publisher of white supremacist literature.
The new four-bedroom house in Charlotte, North Carolina, was Crystal Marie and Eskias McDaniels’ personal American dream, the reason they had moved there from pricey Los Angeles. A lush, long...
The move comes as central banks around the world prepare to exit emergency stimulus measures.
Prison medical records detail a grim litany of health issues for the man behind the biggest Ponzi scam in history and a rapid decline before his death on...
The announcement comes after the International Monetary Fund halted aid to Afghanistan last week.
McDonald's has been forced to stop selling milkshakes and bottled drinks at nearly 1,300 restaurants in the United Kingdom as Brexit-related staff shortages and supply chain delays caused by the...
Getting a clearer sense of the Taliban’s finances will help develop a more nuanced and balanced picture of the group.
An ongoing lawsuit claims that North Georgia textile mills are to blame for unsafe water in Summerville.
Maybe because traditional companies still have a good reason to exist.
Getting simple medical care at some hospitals can cost more with insurance than without.
At the Jackson Hole bankers’ summit this week, the talk will be of ending quantitative easing – and this time it will be serious
A couple are heading to court to decide who is entitled to a fortune, started in the earliest days of Google, that includes valuable California real estate and stock holdings.
Patrick Radden Keefe, investigative journalist, joins The News with Shepard Smith to discuss the Sackler family's role in the opioid problem in the U.S. and the ongoing civil litigation...
What you need to know about Afghanistan’s economy and the push to keep its overseas assets out of Taliban hands.
How the transparency collective DDoSecrets eclipsed Julian Assange
For college students, dorm decor can showcase newly discovered identities. For parents, it can be a second nesting phase. It all adds up to a lot of shopping.
Yes, we are going to talk about Ally Love's Wedding
“I have PTSD from the experience. I’ve had to take leave from work several times for therapy and I take five medications.”
Russian mobsters, Chinese hackers and Nigerian scammers have used stolen identities to plunder tens of billions of dollars in pandemic aid, officials say.
Lawsuit filed after Blue Origin offered Nasa $2bn if it would change its mind on lunar lander contract
Unprecedented levels of dam building and water extraction by nations on great rivers are leaving countries further downstream increasingly thirsty, increasing the risk of conflicts.
The ProPublica journalists who obtained the secret tax documents of thousands of America’s richest people share how they conceived of their stories, what readers should understand about the tax...
Statecraft needs stagecraft. We look at the sites of landmark diplomacy -- then and now.
South Asia News: In Afghanistan provinces, burqa shops are reopening and the thick, blue garments that cover a woman’s body from head to toe — the repressive symbol of
For decades, the West's unwanted fashion has made its way to used-clothing markets in Africa. Now it's fuelling an environmental catastrophe.
While Great Jones' affordable, pastel-colored cookware became a must-have for millennials, a war was brewing between the estranged best-friend founders.
I anticipated being called a Nazi and a Communist. But I’ve got thick skin stretched over my metal endoskeleton, so I knew I could take it.
The international telecommunications company Motorola once had its headquarters in Schaumburg, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois.
Thanks to a consolidation of stimulus checks, increased food stamps, enhanced unemployment benefits, and child tax credits, the number of Americans living in poverty will be nearly halved this...
Groups are urging a one-time tax on the $5.5 trillion in wealth billionaires gained during the pandemic to fund unemployment grants and vaccinate the world.
David Johnston wont touch money, except to destroy it
Corporate consolidation is squeezing our economy
From the stench of rotten eggs to sea snot as far as the eye can see, Istanbul’s grand canal project has some serious issues to overcome
An internal document also mentions cases where imposters have stolen Amazon customer data.
As more women went to college, department stores catered to them by setting up pop-up "college shops" every September.
The five-year plan comes soon after a major clampdown on several big technology and education firms.
No sooner has he returned from space than the Virgin king is making noises about putting his airline on the stock market.
How necessity has become polarized by bad marketing and good intentions
After years of partisan gridlock, Republicans join Democrats in support of future investment in highways, transit.
Germany's train drivers union had demanded a wage increase for drivers. Deutsche Bahn said the strike was an "unnecessary escalation" in wage negotiations.
Unlawful telemarketing campaign included millions of calls to those on FTC's Do Not Call Registry, agency says.
The move comes after a woman's allegations of sexual assault went viral on Chinese social media.
This was written for the Vignettes Workshop. The goal is to write out a detailed future history (“trajectory”) that is as realistic (to me) as I can currently manage, i.e. I’m not aware of any...