It’s not just a question of money. Unions fight for better hours, safety and working conditions

New York CNN Business — It’s not just a question of money. There has been an increase in labor activism — including strikes and organizing efforts — over the past year, which is driven by factors far beyond pay rates and benefits. If salary were the only issue, the nation probably wouldn’t face the risk … Read more

America is already feeling the consequences of an impending national rail strike

New York CNN Business — US freight railroads have already stopped accepting shipments of hazardous materials and other safety-sensitive materials due to the looming threat of a strike Friday. A statement from the railroad’s trade group said they had to take this action in order to follow federal rules to “ensure that no such cargo … Read more

Columbia University Admits Submitting Inaccurate Data for Consideration in College Rankings

CNN Business — Columbia University said it relied on “outdated and/or incorrect methodologies” to submit data to US News & World Report for consideration in the publication’s 2021 college rankings , according to a statement released by the university on Friday. “Columbia’s undergraduate experience is and always has been centered on small classes taught by … Read more

Yellen says inflation and rising gas prices remain a ‘risk’

CNN — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday there is a ‘risk’ that US gas prices could rise again later this year as fears grow that Americans’ wallets could be put to the test. hardship by a price spike similar to the one seen this summer. “Well, it’s a risk. And that’s a risk … Read more

Walk this number of steps every day to reduce your risk of dementia

Sign up for CNN’s Fitness, But Better newsletter series. Our seven-part guide will help you adopt a healthy routine, backed by experts. CNN — Want to reduce your risk of dementia? Tap on a step counter and start counting your steps – you’ll need 3,800 to 9,800 steps a day to lower your risk of … Read more

iPhone 14: What to expect at Apple’s ‘far out’ event

CNN Business — Apple is expected to showcase its iPhone 14 lineup at the company’s annual keynote in September on Wednesday. The product event, which was teased with a “distant” tagline, will take place at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., and will be streamed live on Apple’s website and social media channels. This year’s invite … Read more

Cruise recalls his robotaxis after a passenger is injured in an accident

washington d.c. CNN Business — This week Cruise, which counts General Motors as its largest shareholder, became the first robotaxi operator to recall its vehicles, following an accident in June involving “Major” minor damage and injury to passengers. The accident happened after the robotaxi Cruise making a left turn stopped at the intersection, thinking an … Read more

Artemis I embarks on a trip around the moon postponed to Saturday

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The uncrewed Artemis I mission will get another launch attempt for a trip around the moon on Saturday. The two-hour launch window opens at 2:17 p.m. ET on September 3. After the launch … Read more

Ukraine claims early success in counteroffensive as Zelensky vows to ‘chase’ Russians to border

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — As Ukraine intensifies its offensive to retake Russian-occupied territory in the south of the country, its forces recaptured four villages and broke through Russian defenses at several points of the front line in the Kherson regionaccording to Ukrainian officials. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also issued a warning to Russian forces during … Read more

Jackson, Mississippi, Water: Governor Tate Reeves will declare an emergency due to the failure of the city’s main water facility

CNN — Already dealing flooded streetsRain-battered Jackson, Mississippi residents now struggle with little to no water pressure in their homes after the city’s main water treatment facility failed on Monday, leaving them without enough water to flush toilets or fight fires, Governor Tate Reeves said. The governor said he would declare a state of emergency … Read more