Donald Trump's ascendance to the White House has raised hopes among U.S. businesses for the most significant rollback of regulations since the Reagan administration. Cutting regulations is not only a key component in Trump's goal of doubling economic growth to 4%, but some economists regard it...
CHIBOK, Nigeria/DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nigeria is facing mounting pressure to find some 200 schoolgirls abducted 1,000 days ago in Boko Haram's most infamous attack after the rescue of 24 girls raised hopes that they are alive.
DC fans knew that FOX’s Gotham was unlikely to meet up with the CW heroes of Arrow or The Flash, though the latter’s visit to CBS’ Supergirl at least raised hope that FOX’s upcoming Black Lightning could join the next big crossover. Not so, it seems as DC TV boss Greg Berlanti seems to think FOX’s newest superhero will stand on his own for now. Continue reading…
An appeal by a Catholic priest kidnapped in Yemen by Islamic extremists last March surfaced over the holidays.
As Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari announces defeat of armed group, people in displaced camps hope to return home.
The planned evacuation of Syrian opposition fighters from the eastern districts of Aleppo is set to begin, state media and activists said on Thursday, raising hopes that a deal to end the punishing fight in the northern Syrian city would go through. Syrian state news operator SANA reported on Thursday...
The recent discovery of a planet around the star closest to the sun has raised hopes that life might exist there, but researchers now find that this world might frequently experience extinction-level "superflares" from its star.
I’ve written this piece for Political Wire (behind the paywall—and you really should pay to support Taegan’s great site). It begins: David Waldman has raised hopes for a West Wing/House of Cards-style parliamentary maneuver to get the Senate to approve … Continue reading ?
Surprise discovery of drugs for intestinal disorders suppressing HIV virus in monkeys spawns optimism for treatment.
Since his stunning election victory earlier this month, President-elect Donald Trump has softened his rhetoric on building a wall along the length of the Mexican border and deporting all undocumented immigrants. That’s raised hopes among...Show More Summary
ADP recorded 216,000 jobs added by businesses in November; economists expected 169,000
What if humans could regrow an amputated arm or leg, or completely restore nervous system function after a spinal cord injury?
(University of Washington) A new University of Washington study of one of our closest invertebrate relatives, the acorn worm, reveals that regenerating body parts might one day be possible.
New vaccine trial in South Africa builds on previous RV144 study to bring in more effective prevention of infection The first new trial of a potential vaccine against HIV in seven years has begun in South Africa, raising hopes that it will help bring about the end of the epidemic. Show More Summary
LIMA (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday that a way to concluding a peace treaty with Russia is "coming into sight," raising hopes for tangible progress on a decades-old territorial row at bilateral summit meetings set for mid-December in Japan.
Efforts to save the Florida panther may have broken through a longtime barrier: a female cat appears to have forged the Caloosahatchee River to stake out new territory to the north.
For many of us, yesterday was traumatic. But in the wake of this world-rattling news, we need to give ourselves a break from worry, wondering, and activism to breathe. Because we can't fight for our rights and our fellows if...
"The trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed" is part of Handels' Messiah and raises hopes of the resurrection. The text comes from the first letter of St Paul to the Corinthians. This...Show More Summary
Marvel fans raise hopes for an Agent Carter revival.