William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It’s looming and threatening, but there’s little he can do.
Kistler, a 63-year-old resident of Golden, Colorado, has been unable to build up a nest egg for himself and his wife with his modest salary at a nonprofit. He has saved little in a 401(k) over the past decade, after spending most of his working life self-employed. That puts him far behind many wealthier Americans approaching retirement.
Local police in Ferguson, Missouri, were stripped yesterday of their authority after days of violent clashes during which police used surplus military weapons against crowds protesting the police slaying of an unarmed black teen.
Wisconsin voters will choose candidates for the U.S. House on Aug. 12 in eight primaries in five congressional districts. Here’s a look at the races:
DISTRICT 1-DEMOCRATIC — Kenosha businessman Rob Zerban, 46, faces independent filmmaker Amar Kaleka, 36, of Franklin.
Uruguay’s plan to create the world’s first national, government-regulated marketplace for legal pot may be going up in smoke.
Delays in implementing the plan are putting it at risk as polls point to opposition gains in October’s election and say most Uruguayans oppose a legal pot marketplace. Opposition politicians have said they will seek to repeal or modify the legislation, which gives the national government power to oversee the production, sales and consumption of marijuana.
When most people think about Yellowstone National Park and animals, the big ones come to mind: bison, wolves or grizzly bears.
They’re the species that draw tourists from around the globe. They’re also the ones that raise controversy and debate. But when it comes to actual impact on the forest, scientists recently discovered a much smaller, much more common creature is causing large, evolutionary changes to the park: the red squirrel.