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Tornado rips through Dallas area and part of Arkansas
October 21, 2019

Tornado rips through Dallas area and part of Arkansas

Crews searched Monday through the rubble of homes and businesses torn apart by a tornado that ripped through the Dallas area the night before, and one person was killed by a falling tree in Arkansas as the storms moved to the northeast. Around 65,000 people in Dallas have been affected by electric problems, and shelter is expecting to be opened soon. Read More...
October 14, 2019

Syrian army returns to northeast, as Turkey widens invasion

Syrian government troops moved into towns and villages in northeastern Syria on Monday, including the flashpoint region of Manbij, setting up a potential clash with Turkish-led forces advancing in the area as long-standing alliances in the region began to shift or crumble following the pullback of U.S. forces. Read More...
Harvard University Professor Michael Kremer and Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics.
October 14, 2019

3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn't in the fight to reduce global poverty. Read More...
October 11, 2019

US suspends plans to hike tariffs Tuesday on Chinese imports

The United States is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China agreed to buy $40 billion to $50 billion in U.S. farm products as the world's two biggest economies reached a cease-fire in their 15-month trade war. Read More...
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