New Jersey claims No. 1 draft pick after having an 8.5 percent chance of earning the top spot
Pope Francis wrapped up a two-day visit to Egypt by celebrating mass in Cairo. Christians make up only 10 percent of the population in the predominantly Muslim country. Seth Doane has more.
Are the odds of Carl Edwards returning to the Cup Series in 2018 about the same as a coin flip? That’s former teammate Denny Hamlin’s guess. The 2016 Daytona 500 winner was asked about the prospects of Edwards returning to the Cup Series on Friday. Show More Summary
Political strategist Trav Robertson is the new leader of the South Carolina Democratic Party. Media outlets report Robertson was elected chairman at the party's convention Saturday with 66 percent of … Click to Continue »
As President Donald Trump completes his hundredth day in office, Americans are split on whether or not he is likely to live up to his campaign promises, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov survey. Nine percent of Americans say Trump has already lived up to most of his campaign promises, while another 31 percent expect him to do so in the future. Show More Summary
If President Donald Trump's campaign did indeed collude with Russia to defeat Hillary Clinton in the election, he may still have enough supporters to win any primary challenges in 2020. According to a new CNN/ORC poll, 20 percent ofShow More Summary
Hearing loss can be the result of a multitude of factors from common noise-induced hearing loss to the more uncommon otosclerosis hearing loss. It is estimated that 20 percent of Americans, which accounts for nearly 48 million people,...Show More Summary
Forty-four percent of people who held jobs before contracting a condition called acute respiratory distress syndrome were jobless one year after they were discharged from the hospital, costing them an average of about $27,000 in earnings.
Beathard averaged 6.4 YPA and completed 56.5 percent in his final season at Iowa
Gradually raising the minimum wage to $15 by 2024 would directly lift the wages of 22.5 million workers and directly or indirectly lift wages for 41.5 million workers, nearly 30 percent of all U.S. workers. The workers who would receive a pay increase are overwhelmingly adult workers, most of whom work full time in regular jobs, often to support a family.
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is investigating a 2013 deal which gave the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile $5 million U.S. and a one percent stake in Formula One, reports the BBC. The SFO wants to know if F1 and the FIA violated the Bribery Act with the payment. Read more...
(John Hinderaker) Well, to be fair, almost anyone is more trusted than the national political media. Morning Consult reports on a poll of more than 2,000 Americans: Thirty-seven percent of Americans said they trusted Trump’s White House to tell the truth, while 29 percent opted for the media. Show More Summary
As reported by NBC News: Gabriella is allergic to the kind of insulin her insurer covers at a $25 out-of-pocket cost. She can only take Apidra, but her insurance only covers 25 percent of the price, leaving the family to pay hundreds of dollars a month they can't afford. Show More Summary
According to Gallup this week, 57 percent of Americans believe that their federal income taxes are too high. That fact alone should help put the wind at the backs of members of Congress pushing for tax cuts this year. The Trump administration...Show More Summary
The Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index is up about 5 percent since Mr. Trump’s inauguration, the best start to for a president since the elder George Bush.
He made nearly 1,500 times the average WPP employee's salary last year.
Big data pioneer Cloudera Inc. saw its stock pop about 20 percent today as it sold shares to the public for the first time. The nine-year-old company, which sells software for analyzing and storage huge amounts of data, saw shares rise...Show More Summary
Liz Garcia’s One Percent More Humid premiered at Tribeca this week, but it’s been in the making for more than 15 years. Garcia first wrote the coming-of-age indie drama at age 24, in response to, as she puts it, an onslaught of “hideous teen-boy gross-out comedies.” But thanks to an industry that treats female writer-directors... Read more »
Despite a relative slowdown in the global art market, the online art market grew by 15 percent, to $3.75 billion, last year, according to Robert Read, head of art and private clients for Hiscox. The online art market’s share of the total art market also grew last year, from 7.4 percent in 2015 to 8.4 percent. […]
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) knows the bill he introduced on Thursday to transition the United States to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 probably won’t become law anytime soon. But, as one of the Senate’s most hawkish environmentalists,...Show More Summary