Americans sour on economy amid inflation woes, according to poll

SAN FRANCISCO — Americans’ opinions on the U.S. economy have soured noticeably in the past month, a new poll finds, with nearly half expecting economic conditions to worsen in the next year. Just 35% of Americans now call the national economy good, while 65% call it poor, according to a

Summer heat set to roll on amid another northern dry

Summer-like conditions are predicted to persist well past the end of the season in already-parched parts of New Zealand – with some pockets now baking in severe drought. Niwa’s latest outlook for the next three months picked more long, hot dry spells around the country – and potentially less rainfall

Amid pandemic-induced budget cuts, Colorado law enforcement begin to implement sweeping police reforms

Protesters demanded changes to policing. State lawmakers ordered it. Now Colorado law enforcement must implement the sweeping changes amid a global pandemic that has crippled budgets while also quelling fears amid rank-and-file officers about their new liability. And there are deadlines for getting it done. Colorado law enforcement spent the