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Having kids makes you happier — once they’ve moved out

Having kids makes you happier — once they’ve moved out

Having children will make you happier than staying childless, according to a new study, but not until later in life, when they have flown the nest. A team of researchers led by Christoph Becker at Heidelberg University in Germany found that parents tend to be happier than non-parents in old age, but this only holds…MORE

Nike further expands protections for pregnant athletes after fierce backlash

Nike further expands protections for pregnant athletes after fierce backlash

Nike is making further changes to its maternity policy for sponsored athletes after its previous rules sparked a backlash from high-profile stars. The policy adjustment ensures that female athletes won’t be “adversely impacted financially for pregnancy” for 18 months, which is six months more than under the previous policy. The company confirmed the changes to…MORE

Neil Young announces new album ‘COLORADO’

Neil Young announces new album ‘COLORADO’

Neil Young has announced that he’s releasing a new Crazy Horse album this October, called “COLORADO.” According to the Neil Young Archives website, the singer will release the first single next month, “Rainbow Of Colors.” Songs on the ten-track album will range in length from around three minutes to more than 13 minutes, Young said…MORE

Steve Smith’s concussion raises troubling memories for Australian cricket

Steve Smith’s concussion raises troubling memories for Australian cricket

The ball crunched against the Australian cricketer’s forearm. Soon after, another rocketed into Steve Smith’s neck — just below his left ear — poleaxing the Aussie batsman. Unflappable, unwavering and unflustered — as he had been throughout this Ashes series — Smith had looked on course for tis third straight century on Saturday before, under…MORE

Dow futures rise 300 points on hopeful signals about trade

Dow futures rise 300 points on hopeful signals about trade

Dow futures soared Monday as investors grew increasingly optimistic about a potential resolution to the the trade war and a limit to its economic fallout. Although President Donald Trump has repeatedly fanned the trade war flames, he tweeted Sunday that the United States and China were “talking.” He also tried to tamp down recession fears,…MORE

Germany’s central bank issues recession warning

Germany’s central bank issues recession warning

Germany’s central bank is warning that the country could be slipping into recession. The Bundesbank said Monday that Europe’s largest economy “is probably set to remain lackluster in the third quarter of 2019.” It predicts that GDP “could continue to fall slightly.” GDP for the three months ended June contracted 0.1% compared to the first…MORE

UK steps up fight after losing ‘measles-free’ status

UK steps up fight after losing ‘measles-free’ status

The United Kingdom says it will take steps to halt the spread of misinformation about vaccines as a result of losing its “measles-free” status after the highly infectious disease was declared eliminated in the country three years ago. Measles, which is almost entirely preventable with two doses of vaccine, is making a comeback globally. In…MORE

China’s central bank is cutting interest rates by stealth

China’s central bank is cutting interest rates by stealth

Central banks around in the world are cutting interest rates to head off recession. China is now joining them, but in a roundabout way. On Saturday, the People’s Bank of China launched a long-awaited reform to the way it manages money in the world’s second biggest economy to support growth and employment. Its aim is…MORE

Europe’s next generation of football stars shine across the continent

Europe’s next generation of football stars shine across the continent

With Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the twilight of their careers, football fans are fretting about the gaping hole the pair will leave in the game once they retire. But despite their inevitable departure appearing on the horizon, the sport looks to be in safe hands as several of the world’s most promising stars…MORE

Scaramucci says he’s putting together coalition to stop Trump in 2020

Scaramucci says he’s putting together coalition to stop Trump in 2020

Anthony Scaramucci, a former White House communications director who has recently withdrawn his support for President Donald Trump, said Monday that he is putting together a coalition of former Trump Cabinet officials to denounce the President ahead of the 2020 election. “I’m in the process of putting together a team of people that feel the…MORE

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