Last month, Adam Scott won The Masters with some of the most dramatic putting in golf history. And after Jan. 1, 2016, he won't be able to duplicate the feat. The USGA and the R&A, golf's two governing bodies, have ruled that anchoring a club, as Scott and many others do in putting, will be illegal as of Jan. Show More Summary
Martha L. Olney and Aaron Pacitti: >More services means longer recoveries: The four longest recoveries in recent history, as measured by the number of months it took until the economy recovered all of the jobs lost during the recession, also have been the four most recent recoveries—those that followed the recessions of 1981, 1990, 2001, and 2007…. Show More Summary
Each season, the men and women of Ice Road Truckers battle the elements to bring supplies across frozen lakes and sometimes hard, snow-covered ground. The team finished out Season 6 last fall, but The History Channel announced on Monday that the truckers will be returning for a brand new season, and the series will begin airing new episodes sooner than you might think
ByDwi Fatmawati: As anyone who has invaded Russia during the wintertime can relate, history has a way of repeating itself. Tesla (TSLA) has had an amazing couple of months. Buying on a dip could have resulted in a purchase price of $35. Show More Summary
(ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla.) — It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million. The lucky ticket was bought sometimeShow More Summary
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw opened last month to great fanfare but no exhibitions for visitors to see. That all changed yesterday with the launch of its first temporary exhibition.
Last year, Facebook marked a new milestone in its nine-year history. It lost users. While the network did pass the 1 billion monthly active user threshold globally in 2012, Facebook also lost 1.4 million U.S. monthly active users late last year, a small but symbolic decline. Show More Summary
On this day in economic and business history … Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) went public on May 18, 2012. It was the largest IPO, by first-day market cap, of all time. It was also the largest IPO, in terms of value created per month, of all time. From its creation in 2004 to its public debut [...]
On this day in economic and business history... Facebook went public on May 18, 2012. It was the largest IPO, by first-day market cap, of all time. It was also the largest IPO, in terms of value created per month, of all time. From its creation in 2004 to its public debut in 2012, Facebook amassed a value of just over $1 billion per month. Show More Summary
After the all-electric Nissan LEAF’s best sales month ever in March and a 423.5 percent year-over-year sales increase in April, Nissan LEAF continues to make history by crossing the 25,000 sales threshold, reinforcing LEAF’s position as the world’s best-selling electric vehicle. via Nissan LEAF Electric Car Achieves 25,000 U.S. Sales Milestone – EVWORLD.COM.
May is a significant month in Charlotte's history, and over the next two weeks there's a coordinated effort to recognize a brave step the city and its residents took 50 years ago. "From Sit-ins to Eat-ins" celebrates the desegregation of Charlotte that occurred in May 1963. Show More Summary
Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) made history last month with the biggest corporate bond issue ever: $17 billion in six different maturities. That's more than the GDP of the 29 smallest countries combined -- and Apple did it by promising to payShow More Summary
By becoming a female Governor, Ella Grasso made history. Though Nellie Ross Taylor had been the first female elected Governor in Wyoming in 1924. She was succeeded two weeks later by Miriam “Ma” Ferguson in Texas two months later, they followed their husband’s. So did Lurleen Wallace, the spouse of George who succeeded him in [...]
(Paul Mirengoff) 50 years ago, the nation witnessed seven dramatic days in May, as helmeted policemen used dogs and fire hoses against black children chanting freedom songs and hymns in Birmingham, Alabama. More than 3,000 peaceful demonstrators were arrested. Show More Summary
Kansas Board of Education member Steve Roberts (R) defended using the "N-word" during a discussion of African-American history last month, the Topeka Capital Journal reports. Roberts stood by his "clinical" choice of words "100 percent" saying that he wanted to "create some sort of impression that I'm willing to go against political correctness."
Google's stock topped $900 a share in early trading Wednesday for the first time in the company's history, less than three months after it hit $800 for the first time. The latest surge in the stock price comes as Google is expected to...Show More Summary
By Doug Short: The second estimate for Q1 GDP is over two weeks away, and there will be a third estimate one month later. However, for The Wall Street Journal's survey of economists, Q1 GDP is ancient history. The latest survey, conducted May 3-7 asks for four quarterly estimates beginning with Q2 and annual estimates through 2015. Show More Summary
There was, of course, plenty of talk about the DOJ getting two months of phone records concerning calls involving some reporters. Since the original story came out, reporters have quickly deduced what the government was after: they were...Show More Summary
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is having itself quite a little, merry, merry month of May. The little startup that could – with some U.S. government help – has been making some progress of later on its 10-year history of making electric vehicles. And while the company is getting some assistance from the U.S. government to [...]
Thousands of mourners gathered Tuesday at the wreckage of a Bangladeshi garment factory building to offer prayers for the souls of the 1,127 people who died in the structure's collapse last month, the worst tragedy in the history of the global garment industry. The Islamic p …