U.S. National Debt Surpasses Its Economy by $7 Trillion

Since its significant growth following the abandonment of the ‘Bretton Woods system’ in the early 1970s, and the unprecedented acceleration after the ‘Economic Recovery Tax Act’ of 1981, the U.S. national debt has been a hotly debated topic. The debate intensified in recent years due to the effects of the 2008 crisis and the associated rise in debt, and even more so due to the unprecedented public burden during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Recently,…

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Scientists Predict an 85% Chance of an Above-Average Hurricane Season in the Atlantic

Earlier this week, scientists from the National Hurricane Center announced an 85% chance of an above-average hurricane season in the Atlantic. This significant prediction has sparked a heightened awareness and preparedness among coastal communities and weather authorities. Experts attribute this forecast to several contributing factors, primarily the persistent heat enveloping the hurricane belt. This heat is expected to continue through August, creating conditions conducive to more frequent and intense hurricanes. The increased ocean temperatures provide…

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Today’s Weather Forecast for Miami and South Florida

The weather remains extremely warm in Miami and the surrounding areas of South Florida. Temperatures have been consistently above average, and many areas have broken climate records today. The unseasonably high temperatures are making it feel more like the middle of summer rather than late spring. While we didn’t see severe storms today, the threat of such weather conditions will persist as we head into the beginning of the workweek. As we look ahead to…

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From Munich to Manhattan: A BMW Engineer’s American Journey

WirtschaftsWoche: Immanuel, it’s been five years since you moved to the USA with just two suitcases. How did it happen? Immanuel Klaiber: During my studies at the Technical University of Munich, I did an internship at BMW in the USA. When I returned and was about to finish my master’s degree, I was offered a position with my old team there. It was a complete surprise, but I was open to the possibility. Then I…

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Severe Storms Leave Houston in Darkness

Millions of people across Houston are experiencing power outages after severe storms wreaked havoc on the city. Officials have stated that it may take up to 24 hours to restore electricity in some areas. The 911 emergency lines are currently overwhelmed, underscoring the severity of the situation. Widespread Damage Across the City The destructive impact of the storms has been felt throughout Houston, with significant damage reported in both the central and eastern parts of…

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Avian Flu Detected in Dairy Cows Across Multiple U.S. States

The National Veterinary Services Laboratories in North Carolina has confirmed a new case of avian flu in a dairy herd in the state. This latest case is part of a series of detections across several other states, including New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio, and Idaho, with the first cow case reported on March 25. “This is an evolving situation and we are expecting more diagnoses. We will work in collaboration with our federal partners…

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