Western Governors University (WGU) announced today the appointment of Dr. Darrin Q. Rankin as Regional Vice President and as Chancellor of WGU Texas. As Regional Vice President, Rankin will lead university operations across a five-state region—spanning from Louisiana to New Mexico—and as Chancellor he will guide the strategic direction of the online, nonprofit university’s Texas-based affiliate.
Net income in the U.S. life/annuity industry dropped by nearly 57% to $12.7 billion in the first nine months of 2020, compared with the same prior-year period. This financial review is detailed in a new Best’s Special Report, titled, "First Look: 9-Month 2020 Life/Annuity Financial Results," and the data is derived from companies’ nine-month 2020 interim statutory statements that were received as of Nov. 23, 2020, representing an estimated 94% of total industry premiums and annuity considerations.
"Virgin River" toppled "The Crown" and "The Queen's Gambit."
Scotland’s leader said Monday that she hopes to hold an independence referendum as soon as next year, setting up a political showdown with a U.K. government that refuses to countenance another secession vote. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she would campaign in the May 2021 Scottish Parliament election for a mandate to hold a vote on independence “in the early part of the new parliament,” which will run from 2021 to 2025. In a speech to a conference of her Scottish National Party — held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic — Sturgeon said Scotland had a right to choose independence, “if a majority of us want it.”
Brazilian food processor BRF SA said on Monday its Lajeado pork unit in southern Brazil has been authorized to resume exports to China, according to a statement sent to Reuters. The plant, which faced an outbreak of the novel coronavirus among workers in May, employs about 3,000 people. “After an inspection by the Chinese authorities, it was possible to prove the commitment that all of us at BRF have always had with the health and safety of our employees and our products," BRF said.
Simone Biles and the NFL player were beaming at the camera in another photo in front of a colorful wall
Dr. Anthony Fauci warned of a "surge upon a surge" in coronavirus cases due to the uptick in holiday travel.
During the holidays, it can feel like our wallets flap open and stay that way until the New Year’s confetti has settled. There are gifts to buy, meals to prep, and unexpected expenses to cover (overnight shipping will cost how much?). Luckily, you can rein in your spending with these expert hacks.
The real estate sector started 2020 on a rather high note, but that all changed as the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the United States. Since the usage of most types of commercial real estate depends on the ability and willingness of people to leave their homes and physically go places, real estate was one of the worst-performing sectors in the stock market.
The magic of the FA Cup continues, with the prospect of some mouth-watering third-round cup ties ahead. All 20 Premier League teams will be added to the pot as 64 teams will battle it out in the FA Cup third round. Marine - the joint lowest-ranked club left in the competition - are in the hat as Niall Cummins struck at the end of extra time to beat 10-man Havant & Waterlooville 1-0 on Sunday.
Just like Michael Jordan before him, Steph Curry is now getting his very own sportswear brand.
The average interest rate on home mortgage loans fell to another record low last week, hitting the lowest level in close to 50 years of tracking. As mortgage rates have continued to drop, the number of people who could benefit from refinancing has increased. In total, qualified homeowners could save $5.98 billion a month by refinancing, which is the largest amount in recorded history.
Germany’s chancellor said a deal was in everyone’s interest but could not come ‘at any price’.
‘I am setting out a clear path for the complete removal of high-risk vendors from our 5G networks,’ culture secretary says
The researchers say that the unlikeliness of the series of ‘evolutionary transitions’ that led to intelligent life means that it is likely to be ‘exceptionally rare’.
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MetroNet is bringing the power of ultra-fast 100 percent fiber optic to cities in Le Sueur County, Mn., including Le Center, Le Sueur, Montgomery, Cleveland, St Peter, and Waterville. The Evansville, IN.-based company announced that construction of its fiber network in these markets is now underway, with connections to homes and businesses expected to begin soon.
From Shark kitchen appliances to TVs, these are the deals worth snapping up before the event ends
Police Service of Northern Ireland and Police Ombudsman investigations into the solicitor’s 1989 loyalist paramilitary shooting are to go ahead.