Second-hand apparel retailer ThredUp's bigger loss shreds shares

(Reuters) -Online second-hand apparel retailer ThredUp Inc on Wednesday posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss in its first report as a public company and warned of clothing budgets remaining constrained even as the U.S. economy reopens. The company’s shares tumbled 10% in extended trading as investors shrugged off a revenue beat…

Climate Change Is Making Big Problems Bigger

WASHINGTON — Wildfires are bigger, and starting earlier in the year. Heat waves are more frequent. Seas are warmer, and flooding is more common. The air is getting hotter. Even ragweed pollen season is beginning sooner. Climate change is already happening around the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said…

Opinion | Palestinian Refugees Deserve to Return Home. Jews Should Understand.

Why has the impending eviction of six Palestinian families in East Jerusalem drawn Israelis and Palestinians into a conflict that appears to be spiraling toward yet another war? Because of a word that in the American Jewish community remains largely taboo: the Nakba. The Nakba, or “catastrophe” in Arabic, need…

Israeli kills several senior Hamas leaders in reprisals for rocket attack

Israel killed a string of senior Hamas military figures Wednesday and pounded three multistory towers as it hammered the Gaza Strip with airstrikes and militants in the territory fired rocket barrages. Dozens have died in the worst violence since a 2014 war, with no resolution in sight. The fighting has…

Family of Jordan Banks who died after being struck by lightning speak out

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox The grieving family of a nine-year-old who died after being struck by lightning on a football field have paid tribute to their "brightest star". Jordan Banks was seriously injured in Blackpool, Lancashire…