Republicans tried to make a clear case Trump did nothing wrong at the first impeachment hearings

Ranking Member Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) (left) speaks with Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) (center) and Republican Counsel Steve Castor (right) during the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence impeachment inquiry into President Trump on November 13, 2019. | Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images Rep. Will Hurd was really the only one to defend Trump successfully. On the first day of public impeachment inquiry hearings, House Republicans stuck closely to a strategy they formulated earlier this week: make…

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It’s never too late to plan your child’s studies

Evaluating the average cost of education in India and abroad will help you set a target for investments.If you are starting late and are unable to save too much, consider taking an education loan if the need arises Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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Climate change will affect “every single stage” of a child’s life, health researchers warn

Children in the Philippines receive treatment for diarrhea, a major health risk that often arises in floodwater after extreme weather. Researchers warn that young people will face more risks like this as the climate changes. | Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images A baby born today stands to face more drastic climate health risks, according to a new report in The Lancet. Climate change is already impacting the health of millions around the world, from expanding the range…

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Trump showed he doesn’t understand Turkey — while standing next to Turkey’s president

Turkish President Erdoğan and President Donald Trump at a press conference on Wednesday, November 13. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images It was a bad time to have Erdogan in the White House. And somehow, Trump made it even worse. Both Republican and Democratic lawmakers were wary about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to the White House on Wednesday, calling the timing of the meeting, just one month after Ankara invaded northeastern Syria, “inappropriate.” President Donald…

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Make compounding an integral part of your investment strategy

There are 2 essential elements that make compounding work. The first is to give investments the time to build and the second is to have the discipline to remain invested..The benefits of compounding are magnified when the return on investment is higher as in the case of long-term equity investing Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial…

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4 takeaways from the first impeachment hearing

Top US diplomat to Ukraine William B. Taylor Jr. (center) and Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George P. Kent (second from right) arrive before the House Intelligence Committee on November 13, 2019. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Bill Taylor revealed new information, and Democrats tried a new format. The first public impeachment hearing is in the books and, overall, it achieved what Democrats were hoping for. Two witnesses, Bill Taylor and George Kent,…

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The Disney+ edit of Star Wars changed the “Han shot first” scene. Again.

Greedo and Han Solo in Star Wars: A New Hope. | Lucasfilm/Disney+ Han still doesn’t shoot first. But now Greedo has something to say about it. Amid the giant catalog of new television shows, the old movies, and live-action remakes of classic films, the most-talked-about thing on Disney+ is perhaps the most controversial scene in all of Star Wars: Han Solo’s confrontation and shootout with Greedo the bounty hunter in the very first film. The…

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