Move over Sober October.
With lagging economic growth, and the massive tax cuts, revenues are falling below projection. From The Topeka Capital Journal today: Tax collections by Kansas state government in September fell a sobering $21 million below projections to mark the fourth time in the past six months revenue failed to match targets, officials said Tuesday. The state’s […]
Sobering economic reports from Europe and at home, plus anxiety over Ebola landing in the U.S., sparked a sell-off
Paris Hilton‘s aunt and reality star, Kim Richards, has been sober for almost two years after a lifelong battle with drugs and alcohol. But now, RadarOnline.com has learned,… READ ON
Mega-popular EDM group Krewella has no place for people who don't party... because a former member claims he was kicked out for being too clean.Kristopher Trindl says he formed Krewella back in 2010 with former girlfriend Jahan Yousaf and her…
A sobering new book argues that wild chimps are being assaulted from all sides: hunted for meat, killed for raiding farmers’ fields, trafficked as exotic pets and threatened by diseases like Ebola.
Lindsay Lohan has been keeping a relatively quiet profile as of late, or at least quiet for her. Only a handful of incidents where was fall down “sober” is a pretty impressive feat, you gotta admit. She’s been in London for a few months preparing for her theater debut that no one honestly figured she’d pull [...]Show More Summary
People are worried. The news is pretty unnerving. Our family's seeing more anxiety through social media recently. People who seldom watch the news are watching it now. Each day seems to bring more sobering terrorism warnings. Porous borders killers could cross.
I've just signed up to GO SOBER FOR OCTOBER, the charity initiative raising funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. My mother, father and sister all died of cancer within six years and during this traumatic time the support provided by Macmillan's specialist nurses was simply incredible. Show More Summary
John Gray finds a sobering message in Francis Fukuyama’s latest book, Political Order and Political Decay, about what it takes to make democracy work: One of the merits of this ambitious and wide-ranging book is that it recognises the daunting difficulties of creating an effective state – democracy’s most essential precondition. ‘Before a state can […]
Comments sought on new Reimbursement Form and related instructions to be used by TV/MVPD’s for post-Incentive Auction claims The Media Bureau has given the television industry a sobering glimpse of what life will be like immediately after the close of the Incentive Auction. Show More Summary
A homeless man in San Francisco. Photo via Flickr user Evan Blaser The statistics on poverty in America make for sobering reading. The US Census Bureau’s annual report on income shows that one in five American children live in poverty,...Show More Summary
If Barack Obama is concerned about the legacy of his presidency, he might want to take a look at Sunday's episode of "Last Week Tonight." Early in his sobering segment on the U.S. drone program, John Oliver noted that "Drone strikesShow More Summary
By Sober Look: One of the factors contributing to the treasury market's strong performance this year has been the Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR), a Basel III-based requirement for banks. These rules go into effect in 2015 and are phased in gradually through 2017 in the United States (the implementation period is longer in some countries). Show More Summary
Breathalyzers were placed in the doorway of a nightclub in Stockholm this weekend, with an unusual purpose: to ensure no guests had been drinking any booze.
Lung cancer clinical trials exclude a substantial proportion of patients due to a history of prior cancer, research shows. "The resulting impact on study accrual is sobering," said one author who projected that the effects of these exclusions...Show More Summary
Teen Mom star Amber Portwood at two years sober—growing up and moving forward.
If President Obama is the U.S. military's Commander-in-Chief, the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, is the finance sector's "Money-Power-in-Chief." Building on Ben Bernanke's legacy-like resurrection of a wounded economy, Yellen now hopes to burnish the image of central banking. Show More Summary
President Obama and other leaders delivered a sobering message at the United Nations on Thursday, saying the world was not doing enough to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and avert a “humanitarian catastrophe.”