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Ronan Farrow, NBC News at Odds Over Sex Abuse Allegations

Ronan Farrow, NBC News at Odds Over Sex Abuse Allegations

On the eve of his Catch and Kill hitting shelves, Ronan Farrow and NBC News are escalating their war of words. The explosive book, out Tuesday, charges that NBC was aware of alleged sexual misconduct by disgraced “Today” cohost Matt Lauer years before his firing, secretly paying settlements to his accusers. Catch and Kill also […]

Could a New ‘Bretton Woods’ Conference’ Prompt Global Climate Change Policy?

Could a New ‘Bretton Woods’ Conference’ Prompt Global Climate Change Policy?

A new report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, which calls for a new Bretton Woods Conference to revamp global climate change policy, has resurrected the debate around the Paris Climate Accord. The proposed conference would mirror what the original Bretton Woods Conference was in 1944 in Bretton Woods, N.H., which set […]

New York’s Rape Laws Are Now Some of the Toughest in the Nation. Here’s Why

New York’s Rape Laws Are Now Some of the Toughest in the Nation. Here’s Why

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Wednesday extending the statute of limitations for survivors of rape. Joined by a number of actresses involved with Time’s Up, such as Julianne Moore, Michelle Hurd, Amber Tamblyn, and Mira Sorvino, Cuomo signed the legislation that makes New York’s rape laws some of the toughest in the […]

Vaping-Related Lung Illness Likely Caused by Chemical Exposure, Says CDC

Vaping-Related Lung Illness Likely Caused by Chemical Exposure, Says CDC

Sudden, serious lung illnesses that have struck people who used vaping devices have been tied in many cases to products that contain THC, the main active ingredient in marijuana, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Health authorities have identified 450 cases of lung disease in people who used vaping products and have […]

The Trade War’s Invisible Damage

The Trade War’s Invisible Damage

Many people are bracing for the impact that the U.S.-China trade war is going to have on the cost of consumer goods. They often aren’t aware that it’s already dealing a blow to an invisible export—America’s hotel industry and the many businesses that support it.  Visitors from China spent nearly $35 billion collectively last year—more […]

Trump Portrays G-7 as a Love Fest

Trump Portrays G-7 as a Love Fest

Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Donald Trump’s takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was “unity.” In fact, “flawless” unity. During this year’s gathering of leaders of the world’s wealthiest democracies, Trump went to great lengths to portray it as something of […]