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Bloomberg Budget: Pensions a 'Ticking Time Bomb'

At his presentation of the his budget proposals for the remaining fiscal year and for Fiscal Year 2013, Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned of the increasing cost of the pension system that, as he said, is in dire need of reform. Right now, our pension system is fairly described as a ticking time bomb, he said during the presentation.

Childbirth Makes Men More Loving and Caring: Study

According to the study done by the researchers of Northwestern University, men’s testosterone level falls at the time when their partners gives birth to their child, and a more caring and loving side of a man’s personality comes into view as level of hormones lowers down.

Depression Rates Highest in Wealthy Countries

A new study incorporating interviews with more than 89,000 people in 18 nations revealed that 15 percent of people in high-income countries reported having been depressed, compared with 11 percent of those in low- or middle-income countries.

Richest Nations are Also Most Depressed: Study

A new study incorporating interviews with more than 89,000 people in 18 nations revealed that 15 percent of people in high-income countries reported having been depressed, compared with 11 percent of those in low- or middle-income countries.

Wealthiest Nations Are Unhappiest: Study

Depression rates are consistently higher in more affluent countries than in low income countries, according to researchers who correlated socioeconomic data with depression levels.

American women gain in school, lag at work

U.S. women have made big economic and educational gains in recent years, but they still trail men in terms of pay and participation in the workforce, according to a White House report released on Tuesday. More women than men have a high school education, more have university degrees, and more have graduate degrees

Kids for Cash trial: Former Pa. judge Ciavarella claims money was 'finder's fee'

The trial of Mark A. Ciavarella Jr., a former Pennsylvania judge who has been charged with honest services fraud, wire fraud and tax evasion in connection with receiving $2.6 million in kickbacks from a private juvenile jail facility, resumes today and is grabbing national attention as the case highlights the dangerous gap in the juvenile justice systems of many states - children appearing in court without lawyers.

Seoul mayor Oh Se-hoon sets sight high on city's future

On the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Seoul, city mayor Oh Se-hoon, in an interview with IB Times speaks about his agenda for the city’s future, the recognition received by the Seoul Metropolitan Government for carrying out public participation in governance successfully and more.
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