Refugee crisis

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary

1 hour ago   |   ABC News

The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such as the detention of asylum-seekers and the intimidation of...
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How Cannabis Ingredient CBD Could Help Tackle the Opioid Crisis

4 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"This study is incredibly important, as it shows us that there are drugs available to treat the opioid crisis," an expert told Newsweek.
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Sacklers fleeing NYC following family's OxyContin scandal

Sacklers fleeing NYC following family's OxyContin scandal

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

“Imagine if you had three young kids and were being accused of creating an opioid crisis . . . where would you rather live?”
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The Lakers' public drama is a crisis of ownership

9 hours ago   |   ESPN

Magic Johnson aired Los Angeles' issues on Monday - and Lakers ownership continues to be silent.
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Powell says he sees 'moderate' risk from corporate debt

10 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says a sharp rise in corporate debt is being closely monitored but currently the Fed does not see the types of threats that triggered the...
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Here are the 15 best-performing stocks in the S&P 500 this year

Here are the 15 best-performing stocks in the S&P 500 this year

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The beauty-care company Coty Inc. is the top performing S&P 500 stock this year, with a return of over 100%. The S&P 500 has gained 14% in 2019. Visit MarketsInsider.com for...
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Despite upheaval, Venezuela's Maduro touts an anniversary

11 hours ago   |   ABC News

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is celebrating the first anniversary of his disputed re-election amid a growing humanitarian crisis and political upheaval
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8 powerful life lessons a tech exec learned when her charity climb to one of the highest summits in the world tested her physically and mentally

8 powerful life lessons a tech exec learned when her charity climb to one of the highest summits in the world tested her physically and mentally

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

By day, Elena Kvochko is a technology executive, but outside of her career, she's passionate about philanthropy work that supports good causes. That's what led her to climb...
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Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21

13 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation's leading tobacco producers, said Monday he was introducing...
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Algeria's army chief says elections best way out of crisis

14 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Protesters say transitional bodies need to be set up before free and fair elections can take place.
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NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

NBA playoffs 2019: 3 takeaways from Warriors' sweep of Trail Blazers

Golden State completed a Western Conference finals sweep of the Trail Blazers with a 119-117 overtime win in Game 4. Read more ...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was...

Women's clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores: 'Decision was difficult, but necessary'

A business that owns Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant and other clothing stores is closing the decades-old staple Dressbarn. Read more ...

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Andrea, Atlantic season's 1st named subtropical storm, forms

Subtropical storm Andrea has formed 335 miles southwest of Bermuda. Read more ...

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with...

The White House has ordered former counsel Don McGahn not to comply with House Democrats' subpoena demanding he testify

The Trump administration is instructing former White House counsel Don McGahn to not comply with a subpoena demanding he testify on Tuesday, according to the New York... Read more ...

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm, judge rules

A judge has cleared the way for the parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet who died in a skiing accident to use his frozen sperm to produce a child. Read more ...

Suspected Christchurch shooter charged with engaging in terror act

Suspected Christchurch shooter charged with engaging in terror act

New Zealand police have charged the man suspected of killing 51 people during a shooting rampage in Christchurch with engaging in a terror act. The shooter, 19-year-old... Read more ...

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

'Sesame Street' introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

In an effort to support foster children and families, there's a new Muppet family living on Sesame Street. Read more ...

SeaWorld, Busch Gardens offering veterans and family members free admission

SeaWorld, Busch Gardens offering veterans and family members free admission

Active duty and retired military members and their families can spend a day at SeaWorld or Busch Gardens for free this summer. Read more ...

Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

Ford Slashes 10% Of Its Global Salaried Workforce

About 7,000 white-collar jobs are being eliminated as part of Ford's massive organizational restructuring. The automaker says it will save $600 million per year as a result. Read more ...

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

F1 champion and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

BERLIN - Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent... Read more ...