Government Shutdown Update

A deal brokered by House leaders might have avoided a government shutdown.

Obama's Clean Energy Policy Could Keep Us Healthy

The International Business Times caught up with Mary Rice, a pulmonary and critical care physician at Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston, to talk about the effects of climate change.

NASA Is Sinking

The space agency has some valuable property in Florida that is pretty vulnerable to climate change.

How To Avoid Getting Hacked

With the massive data breach at Yahoo revealed recently, and the hacking of a mass shooter’s iPhone by the FBI earlier this year, digital privacy concerns are growing.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, October 3, 2013.

Politically Connected Traders Cashed In During Financial Crisis

A study suggests traders with connections to regulators and politicians were able to translate those relationships into cash during the financial crisis.

Millennials Opt For Smartphones For Personal Finance

People ages 18 to 36 prefer to use smartphones for personal finance management and transactions between friends and family, according to market research.

Weather Still Complicating MH370 Search

Only one of the two vessels involved in sweeping the Indian Ocean for wreckage was actually out on the water this week.

Spotify Has A New Feature That's The Opposite Of Discover Weekly

Spotify's new Daily Mix feature is a way to keep casual listeners engaged by automatically creating playlists that are made up of songs they already know and love.


Elon Musk's Plan To Make Humans ‘Multiplanetary Species’

On Tuesday, the SpaceX CEO detailed his highly ambitious and long-awaited plan that seeks to establish a permanent human presence on Mars.
MH17 probe findings

Russia-Backed Rebels Shot Down MH17, Investigators Say

The Dutch-led Joint Investigation Team said it was still unclear if the Ukrainian rebels acted independently or were ordered to shoot the plane down.

Citigroup Predicts Clinton Election Will Preserve Status Quo

The bank, whose donors have funded the Democrat's campaign, says the election will not result in real policy change — but could coincide with a recession.

When Should You Apply To College?

Break down the complicated college application process by accomplishing a few key tasks every month.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Trump Claims Victory In First Debate

Donald Trump said moderator Lester Holt asked him unfair questions in the first presidential debate.