Even before the Great Recession, workers worldwide faced a looming global retirement crisis. As retirement benefits are slashed and traditional pension plans eliminated, the post-WWII generation will face lower standards of living.
Maria Sibylla Merian, today's Google Doodle, was a naturalist, entomologist, botanical illustrator, and importantly, a mother of two. Ms. Merian took her daughters into nature with her and their collective work was featured in an art show.
Stocks rose Tuesday after reports on auto sales and factory orders provided the latest evidence that the US economy is strengthening. Health insurer stocks rose after the government released revised reimbursement rates for Medicare Advantage plans.
The deaths of three Kurdish activists in Paris has spotlighted the complicated relationship between France, Turkey, and the Kurdistan Workers' Party. On Saturday, thousands of Kurds from across Europe arrived in Paris for a march to demand justice.
Three women 'executed': No clear suspects after three Kurdish female political figures were assassinated in Paris early Thursday. Kurdish leaders say the attack on three women is an effort to block moves toward peace.