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Donald Trump has been mentioned in corporate SEC filings several hundred times -- suggesting that uncertainty over his policies are driving companies to warn their investors about future stock performance.
While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American companies asked the White House to stay with the treaty -- insisting it can be a net plus for business.
Much of the European Union is cheering the election of Emmanuel Macron as president of France. But problems like automation and unemployment aren't going anywhere. Could a universal basic income help? One survey shows Europeans are warming up to the idea.
Columbia, South Carolina, is the latest U.S. city to promise a future running on 100 percent renewables. The shift is largely symbolic for now, but it shows how cities can drive climate action when the feds fall short.
Despite the perception that refugees create an economic burden, the overwhelming data suggests that they are actually a net positive for the communities where they settle.
Atlanta is the first city in the American South to pursue 100 percent renewable energy with an ambitious 2035 target.
President Trump has invited the Philippines's brutal leader, Rodrigo Duterte, to the White House. Both men are close to a Filipino business partner of Trump's who is also the country's special envoy to the U.S.
The province of Ontario is launching a universal basic income pilot: 4,000 low-income participants in this three-year study will receive as much as $17,000 annually -- and will be able to keep much of it even if they stay employed or find work.
U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for a border wall have hit another snag. Engineers are now claiming that proposed sections of the project could violate a 50-year-old treaty signed between the U.S. and Mexico.
President Obama was an open supporter of protecting the environment. During his term, the Environmental Protection Agency instated a smog rule in an effort to regulate and decrease the amount of pollution in the air. Donald Trump wants to reverse these rules, which are important to protect public health.
A new bill in Congress would all but eliminate the shareholder proposal, a favorite tactic of activist shareholders. The proposals can push companies to change their business practices related to human rights, the environment, executive pay and lobbying.
Tom Brady has cultivated a reputation as a philanthropist; the problem, however, is that his foundation is reportedly writing checks to his favorite causes using other people's money.