White House seeks to tackle food insecurity at first hunger conference since 1969

CNN  —  Groceries cost 13.5% more than they did a year ago. Nearly 25 million adults live in households where there isn’t always enough to eat. Some 40% of food banks saw increased demand this summer. At a time when the affordability of food is in the spotlight, the Biden administration is hosting a White … Read more

IMF criticizes huge UK tax cuts and urges a rethink

London CNN Business  —  One of the world’s leading multilateral financial institutions has joined a chorus of criticism of huge tax cuts announced by the UK government last week that sent the pound plunging to a record low. In a rare and stinging rebuke for such a large developed economy, the International Monetary Fund warned … Read more

Dinosaurs were in decline when asteroid hit, egg study says

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN  —  It’s a hard-fought paleontological debate. Did the massive asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago wipe out a thriving and diverse population of dinosaurs, or were they already struggling to survive when … Read more