As automakers get a break on fuel economy and emissions rules, a study released today says the cost of meeting those standards in 2025 is likely being overstated by as much as 40 percent in current debate. The post Clean Car Standards Not Too Difficult, Too Costly to Meet, Study Says appeared first on Environmental Leader.
Health care is now the issue at the top of Americans’ minds, a new HuffPost/YouGov survey finds. Forty-five percent of those polled name health care as among the two issues most important to them, with 39 percent naming the economy, the survey finds. Show More Summary
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) A new vaccine for rotavirus was found to be 66.7 percent effective in preventing severe gastroenteritis caused by the virus, according to a new study from researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Epicentre, Paris.
The Guardian plans to cut costs in its U.S. operation by 20 percent and is offering staff members buyouts for the second time in six months, with layoffs possibly to follow, according to sources familiar with the decision. The British-based...Show More Summary
Guardian US is hit with a round of cuts-again, as the U.K.-based publication looks to cut operating costs in order to reach a goal of breaking even by 2018/2019. On the United States side, that cost reduction, 20 percent, will bring with it a staff reduction first reported on by BuzzFeed's Steven Perlberg. The number...
Many don’t earn enough to live on their own A new report from rental site Abodo finds that a whopping 41.5 percent of Los Angeles metro area millennials—defined as people 18 to 34 years old—still live with their parents. That placesShow More Summary
The state says Michigan's unemployment rate rose to 5.3 percent in February while the number of people entering the job market continued to grow. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management … Click to Continue »
Bay Area is mecca for people ages 18-34, and a plurality of them live with their parents According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), San Francisco and San Jose are the ninth and tent most popular city for Millennials, here...Show More Summary
In roughly 99.999999999 percent of all civil lawsuits, an effort to dismiss the case is met with a vigorous effort by the plaintiff to keep the case alive. In the wrongful discharge lawsuit filed by Bart Hubbuch against the New York Post, a motion to dismiss filed by Hubbuch’s former employer apparently has prompted Hubbuch…
31 percent of surveyed employees said networking opportunities in the workplace were very important - here's 5 suggestions to do it right.
Michigan's most recent high school graduation and dropout rates didn't change much from the year before. The four-year graduation rate was 79.65 percent in the 2015-16 school year, down slightly … Click to Continue »
The new Army helmets will have a 24 percent lighter build. That means nearly 1 pound less weight on soldiers' heads.
Gov. Scott Walker's approval rating is at 45 percent, little moved from where it sat in October. The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday showed that 45 percent of … Click to Continue »
A lengthy strike at the world's largest copper mine, BHP Billiton's Escondida in Chile, forced the Anglo-Australian mining giant to suspend plans Wednesday for two major investments there. BHP Billiton, which owns a 57.5 percent stake...Show More Summary
A new poll finds Wisconsin residents are divided over how to pay for roads in the state. The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows that 44 percent of … Click to Continue »
More people in Wisconsin disapprove of the job Donald Trump is doing as president than approve. The Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday shows that 41 percent of registered … Click to Continue »
The Trump administration’s “budget blueprint” would devastate worker safety, job training programs and legal services essential to low-income workers. Its cuts include a 21 percent, or $2.5 billion, reduction in the Department of Labor’s budget. Show More Summary
Far more men than women are reporting the news, at least at some of the most prominent news organizations in the United States. At ABC’s World News Tonight, 88 percent of the on-camera and producer credits on stories went to men. At the New York Daily News, 76 percent of bylines were men’s. Those are...
More than half of healthcare providers (64 percent) are “unprepared” or “very unprepared” for managing and executing Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) initiatives, according to the 5th annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted...Show More Summary
Plus, other food news you need to know today • Here’s a sweet something 100 percent of America’s Girl Scouts won’t be able to consume: a Girl Scout cookie-flavored beer. Southern Tier Brewing Company — perhaps best known for its annual...Show More Summary