Experts say blackout in Argentina should have been limited

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — As authorities in Argentina try to figure out why electricity surged on a transmission line and touched off a massive blackout covering three nations, experts say power companies should have spotted the problem and taken action to limit the outage. While government officials say it …

Youth suicide rate reaches 20-year high in U.S. – UPI.com

Suicide rates among teens and young adults have reached their highest point in nearly two decades, a new study reports. Suicides among teens have especially spiked, with an annual percentage change of 10 percent between 2014 and 2017 for 15- to 19-year-olds, researchers said. “It really is an unprecedented surge,” …

We ought to be concerned about preserving the political order of the Supreme Court – The Washington Post

It is illegitimate to consider legitimacy. So say many conservatives who seem terrified that Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. might care about public perception of the U.S. Supreme Court. Haunted by his vote upholding the Affordable Care Act — a vote they view as unprincipled — they insist that only a weak-willed, weak-kneed judge …

Bernard Arnault, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates Worth $100 Billion Each – Bloomberg

French luxury-good titan’s net worth now exceeds $100 billion Arnault’s fortune equals more than 3% of France’s economy Bernard Arnault, Europe’s richest person, just joined Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates in the world’s most exclusive wealth club with a fortune of at least $100 billion. Arnault, chairman of LVMH, entered the ranks of centibillionaires Tuesday as the …