2023 layoffs will continue to affect workers in 2024, report says

2023 was a year of layoffs. Over 305,000 U.S. workers were laid off over the year in a series of mass layoffs that started most notably with tech companies, but then spread across industries. “Many businesses had to make tough decisions to reduce their headcounts, especially with the economic uncertainty of early 2023,” Aaron Terrazas, … Read more

Will the eruption of the volcano in Iceland affect flights and how serious is it?

LONDON — Scientists anticipated the eruption of a volcano in southwestern Iceland for weeks, so when it happened on Monday night, it was no surprise. The region had been active for more than two years and thousands of small earthquakes rattled the area in recent weeks. Here is a look at what happened and what … Read more

How did CM Punk affect the show amid Roman Reigns’ continued absence?

WWE SmackDown ratings are finally in. The show featured CM Punk as the biggest attraction amid Roman Reigns’ continued absence. The Tribal Chief hasn’t appeared on the blue brand since the lead-up to Crown Jewel 2023. According to Wrestlenomics, WWE SmackDown ratings received a significant boost, with a total of 2,384,000 viewers tuning into the … Read more

How El Nino will affect weather this winter

Vehicles drive on the flooded Freeway 5 after an El Niño-strengthened storm brought rain to Los Angeles on Jan. 6, 2016. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters The El Niño weather pattern is still active heading into the winter this year and it will mean the northern and far west portions of the U.S. will have a … Read more

Hamas war could affect Israel economy

Israeli armuy soldiers deploy at a position near the border with Gaza in southern Israel on October 11, 2023. Menahem Kahana | AFP | Getty Images As Israel prepares for what could be a long war with massive humanitarian implications, there are also concerns about how a protracted fight could weigh on the country’s dynamic … Read more

Meghan Markle Admits She’s ‘Frightened’ By Social Media & How It May Affect Her Kids Growing Up | Meghan Markle, Prince Harry | Just Jared: Celebrity News and Gossip

Meghan Markle is speaking out about how social media is affecting the youth of today and how she’s “frightened” by the idea of her children becoming part of that. The 42-year-old Duchess of Sussex and her husband Prince Harry, 39, spoke during a panel at The Archewell Foundation’s Parents Summit: Mental Wellness in the Digital … Read more

Brazil’s Amazon rainforest faces a severe drought that may affect around 500,000 people

Officials say the Amazon rainforest in Brazil is facing a severe drought that may affect around 500,000 people by the end of the year ByThe Associated Press September 26, 2023, 2:55 PM View of the much-diminished Negro river shore amid an ongoing drought in Manaus, Brazil, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023. The Brazilian Amazon rainforest is … Read more

NFL Climate Week 2: Rain, wind in forecast unlikely to have an effect on fantasy begin ’em, sit ’em selections

Final week noticed just a little extra rain than initially anticipated, and whereas it is unclear simply how a lot the moist circumstances affected gamers, it wasn’t as if any video games have been full washouts. The Week 2 NFL climate forecast seems even milder, with just a few video games at risk of seeing … Read more