Female presidents are held to higher standards than males

Kirsten Gillibrand, Tulsi Gabbard, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar—the list of women who have thrown their hats into the ring for the 2020 U.S. presidential election continues to grow.

Apple's iPhone problem: It just needs lower pricing, analysts say

To hear Apple tell it, the reasons for the slowdown in iPhone sales can be attributed to changing economic conditions in China, the fluctuating change of the dollar in other countries and a shift in how people buy the iconic ...

Satellite images reveal global poverty

How far have nations come in achieving the U.N.'s sustainable development goals? It can be difficult to make a global assessment of poverty and poor economic conditions, but with an eye in the sky, researchers are able to ...

First steps to tackling South Africa's abalone poaching

South Africa faces the possible collapse of several inshore fisheries, particularly certain species of linefish, abalone and West Coast Rock Lobster. If nothing is done, not only will the ecology be poorer and change in many ...

Cars bad for children and the planet

Children today spend more time in cars than previous generations. They also spend less time playing on the streets and in unstructured and unsupervised activity outdoors. The lack of opportunities for physical activity and ...

Q&A: A look at questions about current US wildfires

Wildfires scorching hundreds of square miles of Kansas, Colorado, Texas and Oklahoma have been blamed in at least six deaths as of Wednesday. Thousands of people have been displaced by the wind-whipped flames.

Consumer optimism surges after the presidential election

The initial reaction of consumers to Donald Trump's victory was to express greater optimism about their personal finances as well as improved prospects for the national economy, according to the University of Michigan Surveys ...

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