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The wealth of the top 1% of Americans has grown dramatically in the past four decades, squeezing both the middle class and the poor. But in Europe and Asia, the wealth of the 1% has grown at a more constrained pace.
PG&E has announced a $13.5 billion settlement to resolve claims associated with several Northern California wildfires that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of businesses and homes.
After decades of progress, last year saw nearly 10 million cases of measles worldwide, the World Health Organization and the CDC say in a new report. And so far, 2019 has been even worse.
The Supreme Court has ruled that immigrants, even those with permanent legal status and asylees, do not have the right to bond hearings — effectively meaning they can be held indefinitely.
Three Indiana judges have been suspended for "behaving in an injudicious manner" after a failed attempt to visit a strip club led to a drunken brawl outside an Indianapolis White Castle that ended with two of the judges being shot.