The US territory’s government, cities and publicly-owned companies owe $72 billion. The governor of Puerto Rico says it cannot pay the debt. Puerto Rico is the third-largest issuer of state and local debt in the United States; only California and New York have more debt.
Fish are vertebrates – animals that have a backbone and a spine. They have gills that enable them to take oxygen from the water. But have you ever wonder how vertebrates eat food? Now researchers at Brown University have x-ray video that shows the action.
The government has tried a number of measures to help support stock prices, which have fallen sharply on Chinese exchanges in the past three weeks. China’s Securities Regulatory Commission blames the losses partly on a “panic sentiment” and “irrational selling.”
More and more women are asking doctors to perform a C-Section when they are ready to give birth. Until recently, the operations were performed only in emergencies. Now, some doctors look to surgical childbirth as an easy way to do business.