MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images; Joe Skipper/Reuters 42 million people are "knocking on famine's door," the director of the World Food Programme said. David Beasly is calling on billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos to donate $6 billion to help. "Billionaires need to step up," Beasly said in anContinue Reading

MODESTO, Calif. — Britta Foster and Minerva Tiznado are in different leagues as far as health care is concerned. Foster, who married into the family that owns the $2.5 billion Foster Farms chicken company, has Blue Shield coverage as well as a high-octane primary care plan that gives her 24/7Continue Reading

Facebook will be focusing on the metaverse. Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto/Getty Images Facebook expects investment in Facebook Reality Labs to cut overall operating profits by some $10 billion this year. The unit will focus on Facebook's metaverse ambitions. "The metaverse is going to be the successor to the mobile internet," CEO MarkContinue Reading

Oklahoma State Sen. David Rader called Asian Americans "yellow" after a presentation on the racial wealth gap. Oklahoma State Legislature A GOP lawmaker in Oklahoma referred to Asian Americans as "yellow" during a presentation on the racial wealth gap. "Well into your presentation did you go to yellow families?" stateContinue Reading

Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg in October 2021. Thierry Monasse/Getty Images Austria's chancellor on Friday warned of possible restrictions for people not vaccinated against COVID-19. Restrictions for unvaccinated people would begin if ICU capacity reaches 25%, he said, according to the Associated Press. If more than 600 people require treatment inContinue Reading

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann. Michael Kovac/Getty Images for WeWork Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway discusses the recent WeWorkContinue Reading

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider A lack of workers is keeping McDonald's sales down, one analyst says. The restaurant industry is in crisis as some businesses close dining rooms without enough workers. Workers didn't return after expanded benefits ended. McDonald's sales are up over pre-pandemic levels, but a lack of workers isContinue Reading