In addition to Janet Yellen's confused ramblings at 3:45 pm on Friday, which did all they could to push the S&P to close green for the year, the other catalyst that sent stocks higher on Friday afternoon was the unconfirmed rumor reported...Show More Summary
Scott Olson/Getty Images By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years, the latest sign that economic growth slowed sharplyShow More Summary
3D printers have been available to consumers for a number of years, but your options were severely limited. As the price of the technology comes down and more applications are devised, the selection […]
An employee at Australia's immigration department accidentally sent out the passport numbers of all 31 world leaders attending last year's G20 summit in Brisbane. The information was sent to an organizer of the Asian Cup soccer tournament, held in Australia in January, thanks to an error caused by Microsoft Outlook's... More »
The 2016 Democratic primary race is (sort of) heating up! While potential Republican candidates have been trash-talking each other for years, former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley has been ignoring questions about Hillary Clinton, who's as much as 50 points ahead of him in the polls, according to Politico. But on... More »
U.S. consumer spending barely rose in February as households boosted savings to their highest level in more than two years, the latest sign that economic growth slowed sharply in the first quarter. The Commerce Department said on Monday that consumer spending edged up 0.1 percent after an unrevised 0.2 percent drop in January. Show More Summary
Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian who has been a contributor to Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," will be the program's new host when current host Jon Stewart leaves later this year, the New York Times reported Monday morning.
Paul Best, the Warwickshire slow left-arm spinner, has been forced to retire after an injury-plagued two years. He travelled to the club's pre-season tour to the Caribbean but decided his body was not up to professional sport.
I bought by tickets to Greece for next summer and I need to buy my tickets from Athens to Cyprus this week. After a year away from my work on Cyprus to focus on the Western Argolid Regional Project in Greece, I’m going to return to Polis-Chrysochous for a three-week study season starting May 5.… Read More ?
CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipper, announced on Monday plans to order three giant vessels and said higher volumes and profit last year showed
WASHINGTON — After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's also an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and...Show More Summary
First things first: It’s Easter week, so here is my entire Easter Recipe Archive if you’d like to start planning your weekend cooking. Growing up, my family would go to Sunday brunch a few times a year, and I still remember going through the buffet line and loading up on…well, everything. Show More Summary
Street artist Louis Masai Michel has been using is talent for painting photorealist murals to help bring awareness to dwindling bee populations around the world. Based in London, Michel covered walls in the British capital last year to shine a spotlight on
Another memorable year is almost in the books as the NCAA Tournament has closed in on its Final Four teams. Now it's your chance to commemorate the Final Four teams with regional championship gear. Following some wild Elite Eight games, the Final Four is finally set. Show More Summary
When Jon Stewart leaves the ‘Daily Show’ anchor desk later this year, his replacement will be Trevor Noah, a South African comedian with a short but memorable list of appearances as a contributor to the show. The New York Times first reported the impending announcement, expected from Comedy Central on Monday. Noah learned about the […]
The NFL draft is all about finding players who will be the brick and mortar for the franchise for years to come. But if a team can find players who can be contributors right away, why not? The New England Patriots have more needs than...Show More Summary
Last year, we marched together, celebrating the diversity of America, at Pride in San Francisco -- but today we will no longer be able to break bread together in Indiana if a proprietor turns us away under this new law, SB 101. ThisShow More Summary
If we are in such a "goddamned freefall" in the Middle East, it couldn't have been due to the illegal invasion of two Muslim countries in the first few years of this century, could it? Apparently there is no culpability assigned to the...Show More Summary
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: What happens when you find out a year of college costs $71,000? “The sticker price at NYU gained attention earlier this week when incoming freshmen, Nia Mirza, started a petition to get the school to lower the cost of attendance. Mirza, a 19-year-old from Pakistan, claims the price went up after […]
Over the past few years, there has been a great deal of discussion about why women aren’t achieving as much in their careers as their male counterparts, even though women have been enrolling in and graduating from college in greater numbers than men since the 1980s. Show More Summary