Author name: Cathy Owens

As a journalist, Cathy Owens has always been interested in writing about the business world. She aims to keep her readers up-to-date on current events and trends in the business world, without sacrificing the journalistic integrity that made her want to be a writer in the first place.

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Yellen sees no 'showstoppers' on G7 Ukraine loan backed by Russian asset earnings

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen attends an interview with Reuters Editor in Chief Alessandra Galloni in Washington, U.S., April 25, 2024.  Evelyn Hockstein | Reuters U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Friday that she does not see “any showstoppers” in her discussions with fellow G7 finance ministers about a larger loan to Ukraine backed […]

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Meet the 102-year-old healthy-living pioneer who was espousing ‘wellness’ long before it was a trend

Oprah Winfrey, Madonna, Kate Winslet, Jane Fonda, and Bill Moyers have all stayed at the famous Rancho la Puerta wellness resort and spa, an exquisite collection of mountain-edged casitas, pavilions, pools, and gardens on 4,000 acres in Baja California, Mexico.  But the property’s biggest star is Deborah Szkeley, who co-founded the ranch with her husband

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The Number of Independent Bookstores in the U.S. Has Doubled in the Last 8 Years

This originally appeared in our Today in Books daily newsletter, where each day we round up the most interesting stories, news, essays, and other goings on in the world of books and reading. Sign up here if you want to get it. ____________________________________________ Independent booksellers continued to expand in 2023 even amid slow industry sales

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Giant stellar nursery revealed in new images from ESA's space telescope

A massive cradle of baby stars has been observed in new detail by a European space telescope, adding to its celestial collection of images. The European Space Agency released the photos from the Euclid observatory on Thursday. They were taken following the telescope’s Florida launch last year as a warm-up act to its main job

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UN's top court orders Israel to halt military offensive in Rafah

The International Court of Justice displayed on a smartphone, with the flag of Israel visible in the background in Brussels, Belgium, on May 20, 2024.  Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images The U.N.’s top court, the International Court of Justice, on Friday ordered Israel to cease its military offensive in Rafah in the south of

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The CEO of the Best Company to Work For sets the record straight on how Gen Z really isn't that different from any other generation—including bringing your whole self to work

Earlier this month, Fortune, in partnership with Great Place to Work, named Hilton the No. 1 best workplace, owing to its superior company culture, commitment to inclusivity, and opportunities for advancement. Those have long been the goals of its CEO, Christopher Nassetta.  “I’m an authentic guy; I am who I am,” Nassetta, president, CEO and

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Singapore Airlines tweaks its in-flight seatbelt sign policies after fatal incident

Singapore Airlines altered its in-flight seatbelt rules and changed at least one flight route following Tuesday’s turbulence incident that led to an emergency landing in Bangkok. The airline will no longer provide hot drink and meal services when the seatbelt sign is on as part of its new, “more cautious approach” to turbulence, it said

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