Cycles of drought and flood have always been a factor in the lives of people along the river, but climate change could drive wider swings and is generally expected to amplify those cycles.
According to a report from the Memphis Commercial Appeal, part of USA TODAY Network, the roughly 360-mile stretch between the Ohio River confluence to the north and the Arkansas River confluence to the south has been experiencing record water-level lows at several points, with more lows to come.
As uncertainty about weather and water grows, photos show the impact of drought on the Mississippi so far this year.
Lech Walesa, Poland's 80-year-old former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has been hospitalized with a bad case of COVID-19, an aide said Tuesday. A post on Walesa’s Facebook shows him on a hospital bed with an oxygen mask on, with a caption that says “I have been hit by Covid.” The aide, Marek Kaczmar, told Polish media that Walesa is seriously ill, but under good care in a hospital in Gdansk, the Baltic port city where he lives.
The crew of the Galaxy Leader commercial ship seized by Yemen's Iran-backed Houthis last month have been allowed "modest contact" with their families while various countries push for their release, the vessel's owner said this week. The Bahamas flagged car carrier was taken to the port of Hodeidah in the Houthi controlled north of Yemen after being boarded at sea on Nov. 19 by commandos with the group. The vessel's crew is made up of nationals from Bulgaria, Ukraine, the Philippines, Mexico and Romania, Galaxy Maritime said.
Lawyers and family members of three Black people who were fatally shot during a racially motivated attack at a north Florida Dollar General on Tuesday blamed the national chain for not providing security to protect customers and employees. On Tuesday morning, a team of lawyers — including civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, as well as Michael Haggard and Adam Finkel — stood alongside family members of the three people killed that day, pleading for the gun violence to stop.
Immigration to Britain is stunningly high, with more than one million people arriving in 2022. If this migration was driven by the world’s best and brightest coming to enrich our economy, that might be just about tolerable. Instead, too many migrants are benefiting from the largesse of the British government.
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The latest JOLTS report showed job openings in October fell more than expected. The 8.7 million openings is the lowest level since March 2021. Meanwhile, AT&T (T) announced a $14 billion deal with Ericsson (ERIC) to roll out a new network in the US, sending shares of rival Nokia (NOK) lower. Other trending tickers on Yahoo Finance include Apple (AAPL), Tesla (TSLA), and Nio (NIO).Top guests on Yahoo Finance Live today include:3:00 p.m. ET - Shehzad Qazi, China Beige Book International Managing Director3:30 p.m. ET - Devin Ryan, Citizens JMP Securities Director of Financial Technology Research\3:40 p.m. ET - Daryl Fairweather, Redfin Chief Economist3:50 p.m. ET - Martin Yang, Oppenheimer Senior Analyst of Emerging Technologies and Services4:20 p.m. ET - Silvio Tavares, VantageScore CEO4:30 p.m. ET - Dario Gil, IBM Research Head
Citigroup and Bank of America were left holding some shares in Barclays after they could not identify enough demand for a 510 million pound ($642 million) stake sold by Qatar Holding, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The two bookrunners on the block trade set out on Monday to sell a 2.3% stake in the bank in a move by Qatar to cut back on its crisis-era investment in Britain's Barclays, which is struggling to reinvigorate its share price. Barclays, BofA and Citigroup declined to comment.
Two of three people charged with arson in the burning of the Wendy's restaurant in Atlanta where a police officer fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in June 2020 have pleaded guilty after reaching deals with prosecutors. Chisom Kingston, Natalie White and John Wade were arrested on arson charges within weeks of the fire, which came in the midst of weeks of upheaval and protest across the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death under the knee of a Minneapolis police office. Kingston and White on Thursday pleaded guilty to the charges and each received a sentence of five years of probation, a $500 fine and 150 hours of community service to be completed with a nonprofit organization within the first year of probation, according to online court records.