EU blacklists 17 nations as tax avoidance havens
The European Union has put 17 nations on a blacklist of countries it deems guilty of unfairly offering tax avoidance schemes
8 top destinations in Italy where Italians go
You’re at a restaurant and want wine, but you’re not sure what to order. A Tuscan Chianti or Piedmontese Barolo is always a solid choice. Or, you’re ready to splurge on new boots, a winter coat or a handbag. Italian-manufactured clothing and footwear are coveted around the world for their quality
It's hard not to be in awe of the U.S. women's basketball team
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Competing against the United States women's basketball team at the Olympics is like trying to outswim Michael Phelps while wearing work boots and a tool belt and towing a keg of beer. "At the beginning, it's scary Spain's Laia Palau said. "You know you will have to have a really
Exploring Palau's Mysterious Jellyfish Lake
ABC meteorologist Ginger Zee swam in a habitat for millions of non-stinging jellyfish.
Ginger Zee Travels to Palau's Jellyfish Lake
"GMA" takes you to the magical and majestic island southeast of the Philippines.
Ginger Zee’s Swim in Jellyfish Lake in Palau
Welcome to Palau ! The string of over three hundred tiny green islands, 3 degrees north of the equator in the North Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines , is both a majestic and magical place. Time stopped when these gorgeous islands took shape at the end of the last ice age, forming one of
US Is Only Industrialized Nation Without Paid Maternity Leave
In time for Mother's Day, advocates for paid family leave are reminding people that the U.S. is only one of three countries in the world that don't offer paid maternity leave and may faces negative consequences without statutory paid family leave. The other two countries are Papa New Guinea and
Koch Brothers Plan to Spend $889 Million On 2016: Here’s What Else They Could Buy With the Cash
The Koch brothers ’ announcement that they will spend $889 million supporting conservative campaigns in 2016 has been described as “whopping,” “staggering” and “historic.” It may be all those things, but adjectives aside, the money their vast fundraising network is ponying up this cycle puts them
1-Minute Video Shows Why GoPro's IPO May Be Hot
GoPro filed for a $100 million initial public offering this week, and it just takes a visit to YouTube to see how the company has sold more than 8.5 million mini high-definition cameras since launching in July 2009. The company began when founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman wanted to create surf
The Note's Must-Reads for Monday, April 21, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Jordan Mazza BOSTON MARATHON ABC News’ Benjamin Bell: ...