US president Donald Trump’s signature campaign promise, the complete repeal and replacement of Obamacare, is now dead, at least for the foreseeable future, after it didn’t get enough votes in the US House of Representatives, despite a Republican majority.
It was an uneasy day for health-care stocks—until the very end. Rumors started flying when the US House of Representatives went into recess at 3:30pm on March 24.
On Friday afternoon, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to update the company’s pitch for the forthcoming Model 3… by tamping down expectations.
The US House of Representatives has pulled a bill to repeal and replace “Obamacare”—a key part of Donald Trump’s election campaign—due to lack of support on Friday.
In 2003, the US Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health announced that—13 years and $2.7 billion later—they had finally finished mapping the human genome.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen’s visit to Moscow on March 24 went a whole lot better than her New York trip in January.
The surest way to boost your earnings is to get a college degree. But it is hard to tell whether university makes you smarter—and thus, more valuable—or if it simply signals to employers that you are a smart, motivated person they should hire for well-paying jobs.
High schoolers now have a shot at getting jobs college graduates dream of. Starting this April, Noida-based software giant HCL Technologies is going to prepare 200 high-school students for entry-level software engineering jobs.
US copyright laws are severely outdated, and it looks like lawmakers are finally taking action. Yesterday, a bipartisan bill was introduced in the House of Representatives that proposes to change the country’s head of copyright from someone appointed by the Library of Congress, to someone picked by the president.
US president Donald Trump on Friday approved the Keystone XL pipeline that his predecessor, Barack Obama, had suspended.
London’s deadliest attack in a decade, when a 52-year-old British man used a car to plow into pedestrians and later stab a policeman, was a stark reminder of a disturbing trend: As terror attacks become less sophisticated, they are also becoming more difficult to prevent.
A last-minute tweak to the American Health Care Act, the bill that would repeal Obamacare, will leave it up to state governments to decide whether they want to require “essential health benefits”—a list of bedrock services like prescription drugs and hospitalization insurers must now provide.
A striking fact about the tide of nationalism sweeping through the West is that it is strongest in places with the least diversity.
It’s the end of the Arctic winter and there’s less sea ice than ever before—ice the size of three Californias is missing.
In the run up to the home-video release of Disney’s Rogue One—which lands in the US today, on digital platforms like iTunes and Amazon Video, and DVD and Blu-ray on Apr.
Republicans’ push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in the US has exposed a wide gulf between the GOP’s critiques of the law and the “solutions” they are offering.
If you thought the Republican party’s bumbling efforts to overhaul healthcare in the US seemed familiar, that may be because you saw it play out in uncanny detail on a cult network comedy 14 years ago.
Nearly half the school districts in the US state of Montana are on a four-day week. Children and teachers at these schools spend those days—usually Monday to Thursday—in the classroom, staying for a few extra hours in lieu of coming in on a fifth day.
You’ve been warned before—robots are coming for your job. The speed of technological advancement, particularly in smart automation, has sprung countless economic studies and political warnings about how many people are likely to lose their jobs to this rise of the machines.
Automation is one of the biggest concerns (paywall) of labor economists these days. But US president Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary thinks the threat that robots will replace whole classes of white- and blue-collar jobs is too remote to even think about.