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Wisconsin Republican state lawmakers on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss a redistricting lawsuit brought by Democrats that asks a federal court to draw political boundary lines in the battleground state. The filing by attorneys representing the Republican-controlled Legislature comes two days after the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court said it would hear a similar case backed by the GOP. Republicans feel they will have a better shot in the state Supreme Court, controlled 4-3 by conservatives, than they will in federal court.
Through a new initiative from the New York’s Office of Nightlife, restaurant workers, performers, and hospitality business operators can receive mental health support as the COVID-19 pandemic takes a toll not only on the economy, but the physical and mental health of workers around the state. Workers in the nightlife community can access free weekly […]
Bitcoin's price fell by several thousand dollars after China banned cryptocurrencies. Yet one investor believes this decision may actually be good for Bitcoin in the long run.
UNC Assistant Professor and ‘Hustle and Gig’ Author Alexandrea J. Ravenelle joins Yahoo Finance to discuss how working conditions for those in the delivery space could be improving.
If you’re looking for room after room of exuberant interior design, the Kips Bay Decorator Show House is for you. The famed design extravaganza, in which A-List decorator talent transforms houses in New York and Palm Beach to benefit the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, unveiled a Dallas edition last year. Now through October 24, the Dallas show house, located in a neo Georgian estate in the Old Preston Hollow neighborhood, is back virtually and—for the first time—in person.
SJP and the late Willie Garson were friends for more than 30 years.
Ben Kaplam, CEO of Top Data, breaks down the latest data on how the Delta variant is impacting retailers.
"Extended Cut" is a bit of a misnomer for a new version that replaces huge plot points with completely different ones
Beth Hurvitz, VISA's SVP Global Head of Social Impact, Michael Schlein, President & CEO of Accion, James Scriven, CEO of IDB Invest, and Yahoo Finance anchor Julie Hyman discuss the importance of digitization in various aspects from he 2021 Concordia Annural Summit.
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan as she left school in 2012, pleaded with the world on Friday not to compromise on the protection of Afghan women's rights following the Taliban takeover. As countries and organizations take the first steps to engage with the hardline Islamist group, the 24-year-old Yousafzai said she worried the Taliban would act as they did when they were in power 20 years ago despite a sharp increase in work and education opportunities for Afghan women since then. "We cannot make compromises on the protection of women's rights and the protection of human dignity," Yousafzai told a panel on girls' education in Afghanistan on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.
Katharine George, Wealthstream Advisors Financial Advisor, joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss interest rates and what they mean for retirement planning.
The widespread national media attention over the killing of 22-year-old Gabby Petito has led to renewed interest in other missing person cases that have received far less coverage.
Earlier she said at a rally infront of the German parliament that voting alone was not be enough to ensure governments take urgent action against climate change. She told the crowd that they needed to "go out on the streets" to demand climate action from governments.Thunberg said that the protest againt climate change does not stop after the election. "This is only the beginning," she told Reuters TV. "This is an opportunity to mobilize more people because voting alone will not be enough."Young people around the world took to the streets on Friday to demand urgent action to avert disastrous climate change, in their largest protest since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.The strike takes place five weeks before the U.N. COP26 summit, which aims to secure more ambitious climate action from world leaders to drastically cut the greenhouse gas emissions heating the planet.Friday's strike marked the in-person return of the youth climate protests that in 2019 drew more than six million people onto the streets, before the COVID-19 pandemic largely halted the mass gatherings and pushed much of the action online.
Stocks ended a choppy session higher to extend gains after their best day since July. Jay Hatfield, InfraCap Founder, CEO and Portfolio Manager, and Josh Wein, Hennessy Funds Portfolio Manager joined Yahoo Finance Live to discuss.
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President Jair Bolsonaro's lawmaker son said Friday he had contracted the coronavirus -- the third member of Brazil's delegation to the UN General Assembly in New York to test positive.
Emotional vigils were held on Friday for a teacher who was found murdered in a London park last week, highlighting again public anger over violence against women, while police said a suspect had been released under investigation. Sabina Nessa, 28, left her home in south London on the evening of Sept. 17 to make the short walk through a local park to a bar where she was due to meet a friend. There were vigils held in the local area and across Britain to remember Nessa and to highlight violence against women.
"My Little Pony" star Vanessa Hudgens shares everyone’s crush on Harry Styles — but will she buy these kids reporters a pony?
Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas gave Israel one year to withdraw from occupied territory Friday or he said he would no long recognize the Jewish state based on pre-1967 borders.
Sarah Jessica Parker paid tribute to her “Sex and the City” co-star Willie Garson, whose death on Sept. 21 at the age of 57 shocked Hollywood, in a touching Instagram post. Garson played Stanford, the stylish, gay best friend of Parker’s main character Carrie Bradshaw, in the “Sex and the City” TV show, films and […]