UK households where women are sole earner significantly poorer than in US and western Europe, research finds

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The Independent—'It could be to do with stronger male breadwinning norms in this country and a greater cultural expectation that women will be at home or part-time and the man goes out to work,' says researcher

Forest fires accelerating snowmelt across western US, study finds. Forest fires are causing snow to melt earlier in the season, a trend occurring across the western U.S. that may affect water supplies and trigger even more fires, according to a new study by a team of researchers at Portland State University (PSU) , the Desert Research Institute (DRI), and the University of Nevada, Reno.