Power plants in the European Union will have to cut the amount of toxic pollutants they emit such as nitrogen oxides under new rules approved by EU member states and widely applauded by environmental groups.
The Canadian province of Ontario plans to give up to 4,000 low-income households a guaranteed basic income for three years. Finland recently began its own basic income experiment, reported Jillian Kestler-D'Amours.
Health insurers seeking regulatory approval for 2018 individual insurance plans can file two sets of premium rates as a way to deal with market uncertainty created by Republicans' promise to repeal and replace Obamacare, a California state insurance regulator said .
Australia’s first rescued-food supermarket has opened in Sydney, providing donated or surplus produce to customers on a pay-what-they-can basis, in an effort to reduce the estimated $8 billion to $10billion of food discarded each year.
The common stereotype has teens glued to their phones 24-7. But nearly 60 percent of teens in the US have actually taken a break from social media, the bulk of them even voluntarily, a new survey found.