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School principals are not OK

The overwhelming majority of secondary school principals experienced frequent stress last school year, according to a RAND Corporation report out Wednesday. The big picture: The…

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It’s official: Stock market having worst start to year ever

Data: FactSet; Chart: Axios Visuals It’s been a decidedly ugly start to the year for the stock market, with particular pain in the tech trade….

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Satellite images show the aftermath of Tonga volcano’s eruption

The images show populated areas in the archipelago with heavily damaged or destroyed buildings and homes and at least one island covered with ash. (Image…

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The trade deficit is soaring due to the pandemic

Source: Census Bureau and Bureau of Economic Analysis; Chart: Axios Visuals Inflation and jobs may get all the economic headlines, but meanwhile a big shift…

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Third Way think tank: “Big Lie” could become “Big Coup”

Third Way, the center-left think tank, is urging fellow Democrats to respond to the Capitol riot with “the size, scope, and seriousness of a presidential…

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Advocates say Biden has let Haitian migrants down

Continued turmoil in Haiti is causing a growing number of Haitians to try to make it to American shores — and some advocates say the…

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House unveils $250 billion tech bill

The House has introduced its own version of a sprawling $250 billion tech bill that the Biden administration is counting on to address supply chain…

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The gig economy is trying to solve health care’s burnout crisis

Amid a nationwide nursing shortage and burnout crisis, tech companies say they could be part of the solution by allowing nurses to essentially join the…

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Supply isn’t our only COVID treatment problem

Antiviral COVID treatments are hailed as a pandemic game-changer, but they’re currently in very short supply — and that’s only one of several barriers to access…

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The future of retail: more self-service

Self-checkout, self-service, autonomous stores, DIY: The retail world is prepping for a future with fewer human workers and more technology involved in selling us stuff….

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Advocates say Biden has let Haitian migrants down

Continued turmoil in Haiti is causing a growing number of Haitians to try to make it to American shores — and some advocates say the…

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Supply isn’t our only COVID treatment problem

Antiviral COVID treatments are hailed as a pandemic game-changer, but they’re currently in very short supply — and that’s only one of several barriers to access…

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Four-day workweeks get rave reviews, but they’re not catching on

Data: Indeed.com; Chart: Axios Visuals The four-day work week is nowhere close to becoming the norm, despite a flurry of corporate announcements, media coverage and…

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UK’s Boris Johnson braces for ‘partygate’ investigation report

Senior civil servant Sue Gray could turn in her report to the government as soon as Wednesday. (Image credit: Alastair Grant/AP) Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/01/26/1075723170/uks-boris-johnson-braces-for-partygate-investigation-report Droolin’ Dog…

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Indonesia’s capital is rapidly sinking into the sea

Now the government is leaving, and moving the country’s capital to the island of Borneo. (Image credit: Dita Alangkara/AP) Source: https://www.npr.org/2022/01/26/1075720551/jakarta-indonesia-sinking-into-java-sea-new-capital Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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A town in Mexico survives entirely on money sent back by U.S. migrants

The money has allowed their families to remain in Comachuen, a town in the Michoacan mountains rather than moving to other parts of Mexico for…

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Report: LGBTQ+ Afghans’ lives have “dramatically worsened” since Taliban seized power

LGBTQ+ Afghans have been threatened, attacked and “faced an increasingly desperate situation and grave threats to their safety” since the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan…

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Russia has officially named jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny a terrorist

Navalny and eight of his allies — including top aides Lyubov Sobol and Georgy Alburov — were on Tuesday added to the registry by Russia’s…

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Canadian Indigenous group finds 93 suspected unmarked graves at former residential school site

Indigenous leaders in Canada’s western province of British Columbia said Tuesday they believe they’ve found 93 unmarked graves near a former boarding school. The big…

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Coast Guard searches for 39 people after boat capsizes off Florida coast

U.S. Coast Guard crews were searching Tuesday for 39 people whose boat sank off Florida’s coast over the weekend after traveling from the Bahamas. The…

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David Ortiz is elected to baseball Hall of Fame while Barry Bonds is shut out

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) on Tuesday elected three-time World Series champion David Ortiz to the Baseball Hall of Fame, but declined to…

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Pelosi announces bid for reelection ahead of 2022 midterms

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) announced her bid for reelection Tuesday, amid a deluge of other safe-seat Democrats announcing their retirements. Why it matters: Pelosi’s…

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