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US and EU poised to end Airbus-Boeing dispute as they eye threat from China

The United States and the European Union are poised to resolve a long-running trade dispute over subsidies to Airbus and Boeing, a move that could improve transatlantic relations as both sides seek to counter China’s rising economic influence. The United States and the European Union are expected to announce a resolution of the dispute over…MORE

160-year-old corporate giant is getting a serious makeover

A once-in-century pandemic. Political polarization. The fight for social justice. An existential climate crisis. The modern CEO faces a minefield of vexing challenges every day. “We’re only at the tip of the iceberg,” Tim Ryan, US chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers, told CNN Business. That’s why PwC, the 160-year-old accounting and consulting giant, is embarking on a…MORE

With ‘alloparenting,’ moms and dads don’t have to go it alone, experts say

The Mommy Wars — the alleged battle between working moms and stay-at-home moms — rests on a number of fictions. One is the myth that working moms neglect their children. In fact, many of today’s working moms spend more time with their children than moms from previous generations who didn’t work outside their home. Another…MORE

Myanmar releases US journalist Nathan Maung, who was allegedly tortured in prison

American citizen Nathan Maung, who has been detained in Myanmar since March 9, was released and deported to the United States on Tuesday after charges against him were dropped, his lawyer said. Nathan Maung is co-founder and editor​-in-chief of the Myanmar online news site Kamayut Media and had spent more than two months incarcerated in…MORE

Australia and the United Kingdom announce post-Brexit trade deal

Australia and the United Kingdom announced a free trade agreement Tuesday as Britain begins to forge new economic relationships following its departure from the European Union. The main elements of the deal were agreed by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a meeting in Downing Street on Monday night.…MORE