In the wake of Hurricane Ida, the pummeling rain that hit cities up and down the East Coast at the start of September overwhelmed storm drains, poured into subway stations and filled basements like bathtubs. The devastating human toll is well known. Less clear is what happened to the denizens of those cities’ subterranean depths: the rats.
When the House of Representatives comes back into session this week, averting a government shutdown and addressing the debt limit will be front and center as Democrats contend with divisions within their own ranks over President Joe Biden’s sweeping economic agenda.
A police officer caught a 1-month-old baby dropped from a second-floor balcony in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Saturday morning, according to authorities.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing a major dilemma: September 27 — the day she promised a vote on a trillion-dollar infrastructure deal that passed the Senate last month — is fast approaching.
Eric Trump [shakes head].
• Forget inflation. This billionaire investor worries about democracy
Cheng Wei built a world-class ride-hailing app that not even Uber could keep up with in China.
Global investors have been paying more and more attention to Evergrande, the sprawling Chinese real estate business on the brink. They’re increasingly worried about what they see.
It’s a good thing that consumers are in a mood to spend heading into the holiday season. They may have to dish out more for a new artificial Christmas tree this year, depending on where they buy it from.
The KNP Complex Fire in California has reached a “small area” of the Giant Forest in Sequoia National Park, home to some of the world’s largest trees, according to fire officials.
Sears will shut the doors on its last department store in Illinois come fall; the state in which its first retail store opened in 1925.
As the Supreme Court finds itself in an unwelcome political spotlight at the start of a new term, Justice Stephen Breyer defended the institution Sunday in an interview on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” insisting that the court is driven not by political considerations, but by judicial philosophy.