ECONOMICS

WASINGTON, DC - JULY 16: U.S President Donald Trump returns to the White House on July 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. The president was at his Bedminster, New Jerey golf course for the final round of the U.S. Women's Open tournament. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Nearly 6 Months Into Trump's Presidency, His Approval Ratings Are Stuck At Historic Lows

WASHINGTON ― New polls show President Donald Trump's approval ratings are at historic lows, as Trump hits the six-month mark of his presidency this Thursday. Only 36 percent of Americans approve of Tr...
JAMALPUR, MYMENSINGH, BANGLADESH - 2016/08/02: A family on a raft approaches a boat at flood affected area in Jamalpur. According to the Bangladesh Disaster Management Bureau around 1.5 million people have been affected by this year flood. Rivers in the north started to rise in early July and by the 20th of July nearly all of them started to flow over the danger level. It caused floods in 6 districts, namely, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Jamalpur, Sirajganj and Sunamganj initially and inundated crop fields and dwelling areas, washed away standing crops, houses and households assets, livestock and displaced the affected people.Bangladesh is one of the most climate change-vulnerable and disaster-prone countries. The rivers of this country are facing tremendous environmental anomalies. They overflow during the rainy season but shrink in other seasons. Floods in our country are directly or indirectly related to sub-Himalayan countries like India, Bhutan, and Nepal. An understanding should be made to protect the eco-system in the regions to minimize the risks of flash floods, and to share the water resources as per international laws. (Photo by Probal Rashid/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Climate Change Could Threaten Up To 2 Billion Refugees By 2100

Charles Geisler, a sociologist at Cornell University, spent much of his career researching where poor people go when rich corporations swoop in and buy the land out from under their feet. But his foc...
David Bonderman, co-founder and chairman of TPG Holdings LP, speaks at the Milken Institute Asia Summit in Singapore, on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Chief executive officers, senior government officials and leading figures in the global capital markets convened at the global conference summit in Asia. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Uber Board Member Resigns After Making Sexist Joke At Company Meeting On Sexism

Uber board of directors member David Bonderman has resigned after making a sexist crack about his female colleagues at a Tuesday meeting on the company's plans to address complaints of sexism and othe...
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick <a href="http://fortune.com/2017/02/22/uber-ceo-company-culture-sexual-harassment/" target="_blank">apologized to staff in February</a> after a former engineer said she was sexually harassed at the company and HR did nothing to help her.

Uber Fires 20 After Harassment Probe

Uber has fired 20 employees as part of a larger inquiry into harassment claims, the company confirmed to HuffPost. The firings came after an independent law firm completed an investigation into 215 hu...