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U.S. life expectancy declines for the first time since 1993

For the first time in more than two decades, life expectancy for Americans declined last year — a troubling development linked to a panoply of worsening health problems in the United States. Rising fatalities from heart disease and stroke, diabetes, drug overdoses, accidents and other conditions caused the lower life... Leer más

Walmart reta a Trump; invertirá 1,300 mdd en México

Walmart anunció una inversión de 1,300 millones de dólares (mdd) para expandir y fortalecer su infraestructura logística en México en los próximos tres años, informó Guilherme Loureiro, presidente ejecutivo y director general (CEO) de la minorista en el país. Dicha inversión se suma al monto que la cadena de supermercados... Leer más

Lanzan campaña “el lado oscuro del Made in Perú” por abusos laborales en sector exportador

Es el nombre de la campaña que han lanzado siete sindicatos y la ONG  Perú Equidad para denunciar las precarias condiciones laborales y las prácticas antisindicales en el sector exportador textil y agroindustrial peruano. Plazo ante el TLC vence el 18 de diciembre. Estas organizaciones presentaron una queja ante el... Leer más

GOP still splintered over Obamacare after Pence meeting

After meeting with Vice President-elect Mike Pence on Tuesday to hash out plans to repeal Obamacare, top Senate Republicans are no closer to resolving an issue that’s splintering the GOP heading into the start of Donald Trump’s presidency: how long to give themselves to replace the law. Pence communicated that... Leer más

Trump to name Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma attorney general suing EPA on climate change, to head the EPA

In a move signaling an assault on President Obama’s climate change and environmental legacy, President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Scott Pruitt, the attorney general of the oil and gas intensive state of Oklahoma, to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt has spent much of his energy as attorney... Leer más

Redefining the Art of the Deal

Donald Trump’s dramatic move to save 800 jobs at Carrier has attracted praise from supporters who see the president-elect as a man of his word. It has also drawn criticism from experts who view the one-off deal as a political stunt and a dangerous precedent that doesn’t alter the underlying... Leer más

U.S. State Dept. approves sale of Stryker vehicles to Peru

The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of 178 reconditioned Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicles to the government of Peru. In addition to the vehicles, the pending purchase also includes supporting weapons, Remote Weapon Stations, Global Positioning System navigation capabilities, special tool sets, and testing equipment. The U.S. Defense... Leer más

House G.O.P. Signals Break With Trump Over Tariff Threat

House Republican leaders signaled on Monday that they would not support President-elect Donald J. Trump’s threat to impose a heavy tax on companies that move jobs overseas, the first significant confrontation over the conservative economic orthodoxy that Mr. Trump relishes trampling. “I don’t want to get into some kind of... Leer más

What Were White Evangelicals Thinking?

What were they thinking?  We know white evangelical Protestants voted for Trump in big majorities, somewhere in the neighborhood of eight out of ten.  But why?  One type of institution has done more than any other to shape evangelical thinking, and its history can offer us a vital clue. On... Leer más

Why Did 53 Percent of White Women Voters Go for Donald Trump?

I was swimming in the public pool near my house on Veterans Day, November 11, 2016, a few days after the presidential election. The pool is divided into lanes and swimmers are expected to swim in their lanes. The pool was very crowded because of the holiday. A white man... Leer más

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