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According to reporting from the Associated Press, Bank of America will pay $10 billion in cash and provide consumer relief valued at $7 billion. Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images. WASHINGTON — Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion...
Social impact investing is taking off, says Pax World CEO Joseph Keefe, not simply because investors care about diversity and sustainability, but because companies focusing on those issues deliver strong long-term results. Photo by Flickr user le...
A picture taken on Aug. 17 near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul shows smoke billowing after an U.S. air strike near the Mosul dam, Iraq’s largest, on the Tigris river. The U.S. continues to carry out airstrikes in this region on Wednesday....
Kevin Convey, chair of the Department of Journalism at Quinnipaic University, spoke to Hari Sreenivasan about how social media adapts to violent terrorist imagery. In a statement today, President Obama said the entire world is “appalled” by the...
The N. plumipes spider was found to grow larger within densely-populated cities. Photo by Wikimedia user Karora It turns out that spiders love city life, especially rich cities. According to a study published Wednesday by journal PLOS ONE, certain...
Demonstrators have been gathering in Ferguson, Missouri, since the Aug. 9 shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown to call for the arrest of the officer, Darren Wilson. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images The clash between protesters and law...