World Population News
Cell phones, biometrics fuel jump in bank account ownership
Roughly seven out of every 10 adults worldwide now has some form of a bank account, the World Bank said, fueled by the proliferation of cell phone-based bank accounts
UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely
The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.
‘White Gold’: Discovering Bhutan’s natural energy treasure
Since the time I first visited Asia about 30 years ago, my dream had been to witness the stunning beauty and culture of the country of Bhutan, known as “the kingdom of the thunder dragon." To date, I have visited about 120 countries in my life and Bhutan is honestly the most beautiful one I have
Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma
Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit
A U.S.-based research group says projects built under China's Silk Road initiative aims to increase Chinese political influence and military presence
Gene Simmons on 'Real Biz'
The Kiss frontman talks new book, "On Power," on "Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis."
Inside Scaramucci's short tenure as White House communications director
Ten days after the announcement of his appointment, Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director. Scaramucci, whose role formally began only last Wednesday, July 26, dominated the headlines in the short amount of time he was in the position. Here's what led to his resignation
New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci 'deleting old tweets'
Anthony Scaramucci, the newest member of the Trump administration, took to Twitter Saturday to say he’s deleting some old tweets that “shouldn’t be a distraction.” Full transparency: I'm deleting old tweets. Past views evolved & shouldn't be a distraction. I serve @POTUS agenda & that's all that
Facebook hits 2 billion monthly users
CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook has passed the 2 billion users milestone.
What 'The Leftovers' co-creator, stars want fans to know about the show's finale
HBO ’s “The Leftovers” will air its final episode this Sunday and the show’s co-creator Damon Lindelof and its stars are opening up about the series finale. In “The Leftovers,” 2 percent of the world’s population vanishes. The show, starring Justin Theroux and Carrie Coon, follows those left behind