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The Andes Mountain range, which draws skiers to South America, is facing historically low snowfall this year during a decade-long drought that scientists link to global warming. Scant rain and snowfall are leaving many of the majestic mountains between Ecuador and Argentina with patchy snow cover or no snow at all as dry brown earth lies exposed. As precipitation declines and glaciers retreat across the region, communities that depend on the mountains for water supply are likely to suffer shortages, said Ricardo Villalba, principal investigator for the Argentine Institute of Snow, Glacier and Environment Science Studies (IANIGLA).
Amazon's market share may become threatened in the long-term as manufacturers begin to launch and cultivate their own online commerce platforms.
Yahoo Finance’s Jared Blikre reports details on Yahoo Finance’s Investment idea of the day.
U.S. employers likely added back the most jobs since August 2020 last month, with payroll gains moving up in tandem with improving economic activity and consumer mobility during the recovery.
Most impactful players on the market have agreed to contracts in the opening days of 2021 NBA free agency, some more valuable than others, and we are here to sort out the best 10 signings.
Whether you’re 22 or 62, these stylish and comfy pairs will give your look that extra kick.
Patricia Kennealy-Morrison, a key figure in the early days of rock journalism who also figured heavily in Doors lore as the partner of Jim Morrison, and who later became a prolific novelist, has died at age 75. Her death occurred in late July, although different dates have been given. The cause of death was said […]
Yahoo Finance’s Brian Cheung breaks down Fed's Waller’s skepticism of a Central Bank digital currency improving U.S. payments and outlook on the Fed tapering its bond purchases.
Mark Locke, Genius Sports Co-Founder and CEO, speaks with Yahoo Finance on Genius Sports and DraftKings' multi-year sports data supplier agreement, where DraftKings will gain access to Genius Sports’ full portfolio of global sports data and content, including official NFL data and content.
In the latest figures, four areas have case rates of more than 300 per 100,000 people.
The fact that the Dead Space developers made a game based on Dante Aligheri’s The Divine Comedy is weird enough, even without thinking about the motion capped, unbaptised children that face you in your descent to hell.
Wally, the famous wandering walrus, was spotted making himself at home in a rigid inflatable boat off County Waterford, Ireland, after months of travels that took him from Ireland to the coasts of Britain, France, and even Spain.John Coveney said he captured this footage of Wally climbing into a boat in Ardmore Bay on Ireland’s southern coast on August 4.Coveney told Storyful the walrus was safe and being observed from a long distance, without interference, by Seal Rescue Ireland volunteers.Marine experts previously urged the public not to approach the walrus for the risk of harming or disturbing the mammal. Credit: John Coveney via Storyful
The United Nations is concerned about situations where COVID-19 vaccines have gone unused, a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday, stressing that the world body can only help get doses into arms at the request of governments. The COVAX vaccine sharing program has so far delivered 186.2 million doses to 138 countries, according to data from the U.N. children's agency UNICEF. COVAX aims to secure 2 billion doses for low and middle income countries by the end of 2021.
The Nacelle Company has partnered with North Maple Productions in a deal intended to broaden Nacelle’s content development strategy with a focus on expanding the company’s reach to historically underrepresented audiences. Nacelle, founded by Brian Volk-Weiss, is the studio known for developing programs such as “The Movies That Made Us,” “The Toys That Made Us” […]
A bison was filmed slowing traffic as it plodded along a road at Yellowstone National Park, video shared on August 4 shows.This video was captured by Alyssa Hampton and shared to a local Wyoming Facebook group.According to the National Park Service, Yellowstone’s bison are “so accustomed to cars and asphalt roads that they seem to know the right-of-way” and “usually don’t stop in the middle of the road.” However, if one bison “decides to hold everyone up” the park service urged drivers not to beep their horn.“Be patient for bison to make their way off the road, or just simply go around them, but please save the honking for the city,” the NPS wrote. Credit: Alyssa Hampton via Storyful
Tarang Amin, e.l.f. Beauty CEO, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss e.l.f. Beauty’s Q1 earnings out yesterday, outlook for the beauty industry post-Covid, and the company’s push to attract Gen Z customers via TikTok.
Colin Nabity, Breeze’s CEO & Co-founder, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss workers willingness to take payouts to work from home, with a new survey showing 65% of workers were willing to take a 5% reduction to stay at home.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States on Thursday urged Iran's new President Ebrahim Raisi to return to talks on both nations resuming compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, repeating the U.S. stance that the window for diplomacy would not stay open forever. With the rise of Raisi, who took the oath of office on Thursday, all branches of power within the Islamic Republic will be controlled by anti-Western hardliners loyal to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Iran has been negotiating with six major powers to revive a deal abandoned three years ago by then U.S. President Donald Trump, who said it was too soft on Tehran.
Lily Allen has sold more than five million albums worldwide, won countless awards and her song 'Smile' has been streamed more than 57 million times. But now, the artist is earning critical acclaim of a different kind - on the West End stage in supernatural thriller 'A Ghost Story'. Ahead of her West End debut, the singer says it's the most nervous she's been.
Mexico's poverty rate grew to nearly 44% at the end of last year, government data released on Thursday showed, worsened by an economic slump as the coronavirus pandemic led to steep budget cuts, business closures and layoffs. Some 3.8 million more Mexicans fell below the official poverty line in 2020 to reach a total of nearly 56 million, compared with the end of 2018 when President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office on a pledge to prioritize the needs of the poor. Mexico's population of about 126 million is the largest among Spanish-speaking countries, second only to Brazil in Latin America.