Chrysler Parent Stellantis to Stop Operations at Jeep Cherokee Factory

Jeep maker Stellantis STLA -2.70% NV said it would stop operations at a 1,350-employee assembly plant in Illinois, citing the need to control costs in the face of supply-chain disruptions and high expenses associated with moving to electric vehicles. The Netherlands-based global auto maker said Friday that its factory in Belvidere, Ill., which makes the … Read more

World Cup 2022 quarterfinals set to kickoff

Image: Getty Images It’s here that the Qatari rulers and FIFA would expect me to simply write about the quarterfinals of the World Cup that start today. And they are mouthwatering, in a vacuum of just soccer. All eight teams come in with a great story. Whether it’s Brazil not only trying to collect their … Read more

Finance workers’ cocaine use surges amid burnout crisis: ‘It’s just going up and up’

When Jaime Blaustein was interviewed for his first job at Morgan Stanley in 2012, he was hooked on heroin. Blaustein’s drug use had spiralled throughout his university studies as he moved from drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana to using cocaine, crack cocaine and, eventually, heroin. By the time he graduated, despite five attempts at rehab, he was a … Read more

How to protect your finances from natural disasters like Hurricane Ian

Tap emergency resources Reach out to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Disaster Assistance Improvement Program and the American Red Cross, as well as state and local governments, for emergency assistance. You may also find help in your community.   “Disasters bring people together,” McClanahan said. “People are really good at helping people. “If you have the … Read more

127 soccer fans, police, killed at Indonesia’s soccer match

MALANG, Indonesia — Clashes between supporters of two Indonesian soccer teams in East Java province killed 125 fans and 2 police officers, mostly trampled to death, police said Sunday. Several brawls between supporters of the two rival soccer teams were reported inside the stadium after the Indonesian Premier League game ended with Persebaya Surabaya beating … Read more

New law aims to make California haven for transgender youth

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new law aims to stop other states from punishing children who come to California for transgender surgeries and other gender-affirming care, a move that will intensify conflicts between Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom and other Republican governors amid the country’s escalating culture war. Newsom signed the law on Thursday, but it won’t … Read more

Opinion: The Federal Reserve is missing a crucial turning point in its fight against inflation because it believes in flawed data

The Federal Reserve can’t see the probable economic crash that is coming because it’s still looking into the rearview mirror, where it sees nothing but high inflation. The danger arises because the consumer price index and the personal consumption expenditure price index — the two most important inflation gauges — have a fatal flaw in … Read more

Russia to transfer wounded in school shooting to Moscow

MOSCOW — More than a dozen people wounded in a school shooting in central Russia will be taken to Moscow for further treatment, authorities said Tuesday, a day after a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 24 others. Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said a medical evacuation is planned for 15 of the injured, including 13 … Read more

13 dead, 21 wounded in school shooting in Russia

MOSCOW — A gunman opened fire in a school in central Russia Monday, killing 13 people, including seven children, and wounding 21 others. Russia’s Investigative Committee said the shooting took place in School No. 88 in Izhevsk, a city about 960 kilometers (600 miles) east of Moscow in the Udmurtia region. It identified the wounded … Read more