Economy, pandemic overshadow climate for young U.S. voters

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – The two dozen students who signed up for air pollution expert James Goldstene’s advanced environmental studies class all say they are deeply passionate about fighting climate change.FILE PHOTO: Ashley Nealy waits in line to cast her

Why is the unemployment rate close to a 40-year low?

Jobs are being cut around the UK because of the impact of coronavirus. However, the unemployment rate has remained unchanged. So, what’s going on? How many people are unemployed? The number of people claiming unemployment benefits surged to 2.7 million

Lloyd’s says virus insurance claims to hit £5bn

Insurance market Lloyd’s of London has said it expects to pay out up to £5bn for coronavirus-related claims. Its chief executive John Neal said the first half of the year had been “exceptionally challenging”. Insurers around the world have paid

Opinion | How to Save Restaurants

Rebuilding the restaurant business requires a new model for its labor. Glenn Vaulx III preparing a take-out order at The Four Way in Memphis last week.Credit…Whitten Sabbatini for The New York Times Supported by By Priya Krishna Ms. Krishna is

German lawmakers demand answers over Wirecard collapse

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German lawmakers launched a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of payments firm Wirecard on Tuesday in an effort to force the government to reveal more about a failure to avert the country’s biggest post-war corporate fraud. The