A crisis of burnout among U.S. workers is threatening economic growth

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios Postponed vacations, holidays in isolation and back-to-back virtual meetings are taking a toll on millions of American workers. Why it matters: As we head into the fall, workers are feeling the burnout. Such a collective fraying of mental health at work could dampen productivity and hinder economic growth across the country. "If your team enters 2021 exhausted […]

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Biden and Trump Will Debate Six Main Issues. Here’s Where They Stand.

The long-anticipated first debate will cover issues like the coronavirus, social unrest and the Supreme Court, offering each candidate the chance to defend his record and attack his opponent’s. By Thomas Kaplan and Michael D. Shear WASHINGTON — President Trump is promising to keep America great. Joseph R. Biden Jr. wants to restore the soul of America. But there is […]

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Schiff Sees Rise in Russian Disinformation as Trump Attacks Mail-In Voting

Foreign adversaries want to undermine confidence in the American election and the House Intelligence Committee chairman says they are amplifying President Trump’s false assertions. By Julian E. Barnes WASHINGTON — American intelligence officials have seen an uptick in Russian disinformation about mail-in ballots as President Trump has escalated his attacks on voting by mail, Representative Adam B. Schiff, the Democratic […]

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U.S. Will Base Mammoth Ship in Greece, Near Disputed Territory

CRETE, Greece — In a move that could be construed as a symbolic show of support for Greece in its tense standoff with Turkey, America’s top diplomat said on Tuesday that the United States will base a mammoth Navy ship at a military base it shares with Greece, just 600 miles from the Turkish coast. The Hershel “Woody” Williams, a […]

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Amy Coney Barrett tied to faith group called People of Praise

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court has close ties to a charismatic Christian religious group that holds men are divinely ordained as the “head” of the family and faith. Former members of the group, called People of Praise, say it teaches that wives must submit to the will of their husbands. Federal appeals judge Amy […]

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SNP candidate branded ‘deluded’ for plan to ‘create money’ in independent Scotland

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Osama Bhutta, who is running as an SNP candidate in next year’s parliamentary elections, claimed an independent Scotland could “literally create money” and said it “isn’t correct” that the state required tax revenue to spend. The Glasgow-born […]

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