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Smithfield Foods Ordered To Pay Millions In Damages To Neighbors Of Hog Farms

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal jury decided Friday that the world’s largest pork producer should pay $ 473.5 million to neighbors of three North Carolina industrial-scale hog farms for unreasonable nuisances they suffered from odors, flies and rumbling trucks The jury found that Smithfield Foods owes compensation to six neighbors who complained in their […]

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Most Young People Have No Idea When Fertility Begins To Decline

The number of children born in the U.S. continues to drop, confounding researchers and alarming those who worry about political and economic stability. Growing data points to economic and social forces ― from financial instability and precarious work-life balance to the lack of affordable childcare and other forms of material support for parents in the U.S. ― as a major […]