WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-07-14 11:45

Insuling costs are rising – and diabetic Americans of color are hit hardest | Mona Chalabi

Black, Hispanic and Asian adults are much more likely to have diabetes than white adults – and they’re less likely to be insuredThe pharmaceutical industry is the single most profitable slic...

Insuling costs are rising – and diabetic Americans of color are hit hardest | Mona Chalabi

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Science could learn a lot from Mona Chalabi’s mischievous chart art Mona Chalabi's work is a compelling mix of illustration with a journalistic work ethic and a rigorous approach to statistics. The science and art worlds could do with more of this "TMI Queen"...
2019-06-04 21:45

Poor Americans likely to be hit hardest by Trump's new tariffs Low-income Americans are more likely to spend on imported items that could soon be taxed more by tariffs.        ...
2019-06-05 05:15

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase by 2.6% for this fiscal year. The forecast takes into consideration the average relative price of goo...
2019-05-28 16:30

Madison Co. Health Director Bracing For Rising Costs MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July 1st, groups could face huge pension cost increases. LEX 18’s Conroy Delouche talked to one Central Kentucky Health Director about what they’re anticipating, whether there is a special session or...
2019-06-06 02:00

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook for collective profits, the industry’s leading trade group said....
2019-06-02 11:30

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
2019-07-16 21:45

Essity to try making pulp from wheat straw to stem rising costs Swedish hygiene products maker Essity said on Thursday it will build a test plant in Germany to produce pulp from wheat straw and other plant-based agricultural by-products to reduce its dependence on wood based pulp....
2019-05-24 12:45

Fannie and Freddie Changes Could Lower Housing Costs for Millions of Americans Starting Monday, the U.S. government is making what’s widely described as the biggest change in a generation to the inner workings of the roughly $4.4 trillion market in mortgage-backed securities issued by the country’s two housing market giants, Fa...
2019-06-03 15:45

On A Diabetic Diet? Here's How You Could Add Cherries To It Fresh cherries may do wonders to keep your blood sugar spikes in control. Sure, you have seen them sitting pretty on desserts, but on their own, cherries are a treasure trove of antioxidants and......
2019-06-20 20:30

Mothers' education can matter for diabetic kids Family background can matter for the health of diabetic children, according to researchers in Denmark who found young patients' blood sugar control was linked with the level of education their mothers had attained....
2019-06-29 07:15

A sweet tale: the son who reinvented sugar to help diabetic dad The natural substitute helps diabetics, combats obesity and tackles climate change Javier Larragoiti was 18 when his father was diagnosed with diabetes. The teenager had just started a degree in chemical engineering in Mexico City. So he dedicated hi...
2019-05-28 07:45

This Diabetic-Friendly Whole Wheat Dosa Is A Perfect Breakfast Meal (Video) Diabetes diet: Try this delicious whole wheat dosa recipe, shared by famous vlogger Manjula Jain, at home that will not only help manage your diabetes but will also tantalise your taste buds....
2019-06-02 05:45

Mona May on Enchanted and how costuming Stuart Little cost $600,000 Mona May has been working in Hollywood as a costume designer since the early 90s, styling movies such as The Wedding Singer, Stuart Little, Enchanted, and of course, Clueless. We sat down with the accomplished designer to talk about the joy of design...
2019-07-11 00:30

Animated Mona Lisa was created by AI, and it's terrifying The enigmatic, painted smile of the "Mona Lisa" is known around the world, but that famous face recently displayed a startling new range of expressions, courtesy of artificial intelligence (AI)....
2019-05-28 21:30

Mona Barthel progresses as rain disrupts Nuremberg Cup Rain disrupted play at the Nuremberg Cup on Monday, with Mona Barthel the only player to progress on the second day        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

HTC Vive creates a Mona Lisa VR experience for the Louvre and Viveport One of the world's most famous pieces of art is about to become dramatically more accessible to the public, thanks to a new VR app created with the Louvre.Read More...
2019-06-17 17:45

"This is an Alaïa": Costume designer Mona May on creating iconic fashions for Clueless Mona May has been working in Hollywood as a costume designer since the early 90s, styling movies such as The Wedding Singer, A Night At The Roxbury, Enchanted, and of course, Clueless. We sat down with May to talk about her process for creating costu...
2019-06-27 22:15

AI brings Mona Lisa to life, loses signature smile in process Mona Lisa’s smile may be hard to read, but artificial intelligence researchers are revealing a new side to her enigmatic expression. A video uploaded to YouTube last week by engineer Egor Zakharov shows the iconic portrait translated into three...
2019-05-28 23:15

Diabetes Diet: How To Add Jamun To Your Diet If You Are A Diabetic (Recipes Inside) What makes this summer fruit so special for diabetics? How else one can add them to their diet other than eating them as is? We have all the answers!...
2019-06-18 16:45

GM would be hit hardest if Trump imposes tariffs on Mexico General Motors stands to lose the more than Ford Motor Co. or Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if President Trump's tweets on tariffs and trade take form.        ...
2019-05-31 21:30

Which States Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s Tariffs on Mexico Tariffs on Mexican imports will ripple across the United States and could cause significant pain for consumers and businesses, even those far from the southwestern border....
2019-06-06 02:15

Here are the states where Trump’s Mexico tariffs would hit hardest A handful of U.S. states — including some that will play big roles in the 2020 election — will feel the brunt of the pain from President Donald Trump‘s new tariffs on imports from Mexico. On Thursday night, the president said the U.S. would put...
2019-05-31 22:45

For the unsinkable Serena Williams, the last step is proving the hardest Coming back from childbirth was always going to be her biggest challenge, but the baggage of trying to become the all-time great is proving a formidable haul even for Serena Eight years ago, the documentary Venus and Serena followed the Williams sist...
2019-05-25 13:30

| Barty admits turning down Murray 'hardest decision ever' Ashleigh Barty says her decision to rebuff Andy Murray's offer to play mixed doubles at Wimbledon was "the hardest decision" she has ever had to make....
2019-06-22 10:30

For the Tweens In These Graphic Novels, Friendship Is The Hardest Test Of All The characters in Ryan Andrews’s “This Was Our Pact” and Kayla Miller’s “Camp” learn to master the mysterious codes of conduct and ever-changing loyalties of middle school....
2019-06-07 11:30

Anthony Volpe chooses Yankees in ‘hardest decision of my life’ It all still seemed like a dream for Anthony Volpe: Finally deciding to go pro after a few sleepless nights, hearing his name called in the MLB draft by the team he grew up rooting for and getting a call from Yankees manager Aaron Boone to congratula...
2019-06-11 17:45

How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? We examine some of the fiercest punchers in heavyweight history and wonder if Deontay Wilder is the biggest of the lot The post How does Deontay Wilder compare with the hardest hitting heavyweights in history? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-05-21 23:30

Fan tries his hardest to snag foul ball during Oakland Athletics game Catching a foul ball is one simple pleasure a fan can have at a baseball game and one man tried his hardest to grab a ball that was hit toward him at an Oakland Athletics game Wednesday....
2019-05-31 01:15

Governor estimates California quake toll at $100 million, says poor have been hit hardest Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
2019-07-07 23:00

U.S. coach Ellis hails mental strength in 'hardest route to final' The United States have had to endure the hardest route to a women's World Cup final ever, coach Jill Ellis said on Tuesday, but added that her players' grit and determination had set them apart from the competition....
2019-07-03 09:45

Santa Clarita Diet's costume designer Mona May on how Drew Barrymore's look evolved from season to season Earlier this year, Netflix cancelled Santa Clarita Diet after just three gruesome but hilarious seasons. We’re still not quite over it, but thankfully Santa Clarita costume designer Mona May is here to ease our pain. We sat down with her to talk abou...
2019-06-17 22:30

World Bank downgrades global growth forecasts, poorest countries hardest hit The World Bank has lowered its expectations of global economic growth for this year in a new report. It says that, although the picture for poorer countries is expected to stabilize in 2020, economic momentum remains weak....
2019-06-05 23:15

Taron Egerton Shares the Hardest Part About Transforming Into Elton John in Rocketman Taron Egerton explains he made a huge, erm, "sacrifice" when he transformed into Elton John. Starring in Rocketman, a musical rendition about the legendary singer's......
2019-05-30 03:30

Legendary Mario Player Is Building Some Of The Hardest Mario Maker 2 Levels You'll Ever See It’s a good thing you have to beat a level before uploading it in Super Mario Maker 2, or else who knows what kind of twisted horrors longtime player PangeaPanga would be coming up with?...
2019-07-11 00:30

'Deaths of despair' from drugs, alcohol and suicide hit young adults hardest When Brittany Rose Hallett of Indiana drank herself to death at 26, her $50,000 student loan debt was "weighing heavy on her mind," says her mother.        ...
2019-06-13 11:45

Red Is a Good Convertible Top Color Each and every one of us is entitled to an opinion on a given topic. Part of what makes us human is the ability to form subjective thoughts based on a lifetime of memories and influences. I can’t speak to the types of experiences that might have caus...
2019-06-30 20:45

DOE job ad sought ‘teachers of color’ for NYC schools The racially targeted post on the Indeed.com job site said Lower Manhattan's Community School District 1 was seeking "teachers of color for the 2019-2020 school year."...
2019-06-04 00:15

Hot new color for the Galaxy S10 leaked! Here's hoping we actually get to buy it... In recent years, phone makers have gotten into the habit of releasing a new color variant for their latest flagship a few months after the phone's announcement. Be it to stir up the news cycle, be it to attract the customers that are looking for some...
2019-05-21 16:45

In Los Angeles, only people of color are sentenced to death The county’s prosecutor has won death sentences for 22 defendants, none of them white, report showsLos Angeles has sentenced more people to death than any other county in the US, and only people of color have received the death penalty under the regi...
2019-06-18 18:15

D-Day comes to life in rare color film, 75 years later It was supposed to be a personal memento — but became a rare piece of D-Day history. George Stevens climbed aboard the HMS Belfast 75 years ago to capture black-and-white recordings of the Allied troops in World War II as they traveled through Norman...
2019-06-05 22:30

Beauty Brands Focus on Women of Color Customers with darker complexions are finding more makeup options, as startups and established brands follow Fenty Beauty by Rihanna in targeting an untapped market with inclusive offerings....
2019-07-15 04:45

The Director of ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ Leers Again Can you die from twerking too long? That’s the kind of thought a viewer has while watching Abdellatif Kechiche’s new film, “Mektoub, My Love: Intermezzo.”...
2019-05-24 03:45

World War II comes to life in preserved color film WARNING: CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIDEO: George Stevens, the American film director, and cinematographer was assigned by General Dwight Eisenhower to head up the combat motion-picture coverage unit during World War II. (May 29)      ...
2019-05-29 14:15

Quick Question: Which is The Better Taillight Color Arrangement? One of the advantages of having to fill in on a Saturday is that I feel like it’s okay to post things that may be, normally, even too niche or narrow or, let’s face it, idiotic, even for me. But it’s Saturday, so all bets are off! Which is why I’m go...
2019-06-09 01:15

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organization. And a recent study shows how students of color are more likely to face high exposure to r...
2019-06-18 06:30

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white resident...
2019-06-27 19:30

Grammarly's color-coded AI suggestions show what needs fixing Grammarly revolves around AI-based writing suggestions, but now it's giving you an at-a-glance way to see what needs improving. The service's browser and desktop app editors have been updated with color-coded AI suggestions that revolve aro...
2019-07-16 19:15

Queer People of Color Led the L.G.B.T.Q. Charge, but Were Denied the Rewards Transgender people, drag queens and minorities played outsized roles at early milestones of the gay rights movement, but they haven’t received the benefits of the revolution they sparked....
2019-06-22 12:30

Maisie Williams Does a 180 From Arya Stark With a New Hair Color Farewell, Arya Stark--Maisie Williams is rocking a new 'do. As fans well know, Game of Thrones is no more after its highly anticipated finale arrived on Sunday night. And while......
2019-05-21 16:30

‘Why Don’t They Go Back’: President Trump Tweets at Congresswomen of Color (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Sunday assailed a group of Democratic congresswomen of color as foreign-born troublemakers who should go back to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came,” ignoring the fact...
2019-07-14 21:30

The new Kindle Oasis adjusts its screen color to the time of day Finding the perfect reading light can be a challenge, no matter the time of day. Amazon's latest Kindle Oasis comes with a new color adjustable front light that can switch from cool to warm hues as the day progresses. Adjustable lighting isn...
2019-06-19 20:00

CHEAP: A Philips Hue starter kit (with white & color bulbs) for $110? SÍ, DA, JA, YES! Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Using your voice to control things was once the preserve of campy science fiction, but now? It’s a goddamn reality. Can you tell I’m hyped? Good, because I am. On...
2019-07-10 14:30

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other Democratic congresswomen said Donald Trump's "blatantly racist" attack against them was a distraction from his failed policies. Trump said "many people" agreed with his views....
2019-07-16 04:30

U.S. Senator Warren proposes executive action on women of color pay gap U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Friday proposed a plan to help women of color get better wages and a path to the leadership positions they have been denied....
2019-07-05 14:45

Outrage after music festival charges half for people of color A Detroit music festival has sparked outrage by offering half-price tickets to “people of color” — with at least one biracial artist pulling out in protest. The AfroFuture Fest has early-bird ticket prices of $10 for POC (“peo...
2019-07-08 04:30

4 Democratic women of color slam Trump for ‘bigoted remarks’ From left, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., respond to remarks by President Donald Trump after his call for the four Democratic congresswomen to go back t...
2019-07-16 22:15

Sen. Kamala Harris defends Pelosi, saying she has been ‘very respectful of women of color’ The Democratic senator from California and presidential contender reacted during a radio interview in response to remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.)....
2019-07-12 18:15

Google may add an extra Pixel 4 color to the black and white stable While the rumored "Mint Green" color for the Pixel 3 never materialized, and the midrange Pixel 3a came with a Purple-ish option, there is now renewed hope that it will be the Pixel 4 edition that will carry the mythical green version.Take it with a ...
2019-06-21 19:00

PRIME CHEAP: The Bose SoundLink Color II Bluetooth speaker is only $89 (not $130!) Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too.  Everyone loves a good Bluetooth speaker. I mean, how else are you meant to impress everyone around you with how incred...
2019-07-15 17:30

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in which reddish color pigment was detected in an an...
2019-05-21 22:45

Rebellion's Eye Searing Liveries Will Bring a Splash of Color to Le Mans It would take a miracle for the Rebellion Racing team cars to win the LMP1 class at Le Mans next weekend. The cars are incredibly fast, and the drivers really know what they are doing, but the regulations prevent this privateer team from competing di...
2019-06-09 19:15

House Tour: How Color Can Make a Routine Condo Special A young novelist wanted to infuse his grimly ‘luxurious’ D.C. condo with color—and found a designer who wholeheartedly agreed. Steal their strategies....
2019-07-03 14:45

Xiaomi’s $25 Mi Band 4 packs a color screen and swim tracking Xiaomi is launching the Mi Band 4, the latest generation of its (almost) world-conquering wearables line. The dirt-cheap tracker comes with a bigger, sharper display, microphone and NFC, as well as a new six-axis gyroscope. Improved movement tracking...
2019-06-11 14:30

Google Arts & Culture made an AR gallery that celebrates color Last year, Google released an augmented reality feature for its Arts & Culture app that turns phones into a pocket-sized museum dedicated to Vermeer paintings. Now, the tech giant has rolled out a new collection for the application's "Pocket...
2019-07-17 19:45

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
2019-05-21 19:15

Learn More About Fast Color's Family of Creative Superheroines in This Exclusive Clip Julia Hart’s Fast Color is unique amongst the vast majority of recent superhero movies because it tells the story of three generations of black women who all share metahuman abilities which allow them to create strange and powerful things. While most...
2019-06-17 22:15

Rare color photos show life in 19th century Japan In a collection of never-before-published photographs from 19th century Japan, two men are seen crafting traditional Edo-period pipes called "kiseru." Another scene shows a group of apprentice geishas performing popular dances, their colorful kimonos...
2019-07-16 06:45

OnePlus 7 Pro now comes in a sleek new limited-edition gold color starting today The OnePlus 7 Pro is one of the fastest and most powerful smartphones currently available in the United States. It also features one of the most exciting, modern designs. Samsung introduced the first all-screen phone available in the US, but the disp...
2019-06-11 22:30

'The Squad' revives feud with Pelosi: Be aware when you 'single us out' that we're 'women of color' The four progressive congresswomen who are currently in a nasty feud with President Trump offered a not-so-subtle warning to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, the next time she "singles them out."...
2019-07-17 13:30

Elizabeth Warren Unveils Plan for Getting Women of Color Paid More Fairly Sen. Elizabeth Warren—who in this muddled primary has definitely distinguished herself as the Candidate with Plans—on Friday unveiled a proposal to close the gender pay gap, with a particular focus on women of color....
2019-07-05 20:30

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for companies that seek federal contracts and diversify...
2019-07-06 01:45

Twitter launches its faster, cleaner design, including new color themes We’ve been hearing rumblings of a redesigned Twitter.com for months, but it’s finally here. The social network today revealed its new look – designed to better line up with its mobile apps – is rolling out to users today. Woah, what’s this? A shiny n...
2019-07-15 23:45

Elizabeth Warren’s New $7 Billion Plan Aims to Support Entrepreneurs of Color People of color only own 18% of businesses with paid employees, despite making up about 40% of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, to nobody’s surprise, has a plan to fix that. If elected President, the M...
2019-06-14 18:15

CNN analyst: 'People of color' will pick Dem nominee, not 'white liberals on Twitter' CNN political commentator Paul Begala declared Monday that "people of color" would ultimately select the Democratic nominee in 2020 and suggested the presidential candidates not to pander to "white liberals on Twitter."...
2019-06-18 03:30

Dax Shepard says his relationship with Kristen Bell is 'the hardest I've ever had' Dax Shepard chats with USA TODAY about his new game show "Spin the Wheel," marriage to Kristen Bell and what his daughters like more than "Frozen."        ...
2019-06-19 18:15

Amazon launches new Kindle Oasis ereader with color adjustable front light Two years after launching the second-generation model, Amazon is refreshing the Kindle Oasis lineup with a third ereader. We're not sure about Amazon's naming convention, but the US retailer has decided to call the device the all-new Kindle Oasis.If ...
2019-06-19 16:30

Amazon launches new Kindle Oasis e-reader with color adjustable front light Two years after launching the second-generation model, Amazon is refreshing the Kindle Oasis lineup with a third e-reader. We're not sure about Amazon's naming convention, but the US retailer has decided to call the device the all-new Kindle Oasis.If...
2019-06-20 21:45

Brand new Pixel 4 leak shows the display design and new mint color option After a series of leaks revealed the Pixel 4’s purported design, suggesting the phone will look a lot like the iPhone 11 when it comes to rear camera’s design and placement, Google posted a teaser image of the unannounced handset (above),...
2019-06-21 14:30

Proving ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ Are in Fashion, Chanel Hires Its 1st Head of D & I—but Not a Person of Color Often, the best way to confront a scandal is to avoid creating one in the first place. After a flurry of major brands—including Gucci, Prada and H&M—quickly scrambled to create diversity-focused positions, boards and initiatives following major g...
2019-07-16 21:30

New Pixel 4 leak shows off Google's next flagship in subtle 'mint green' color After last year’s long lineup of Pixel 3 leaks, Google apparently decided to take matters into its own hands with this year's 4th-iteration of the flagship phone line, officially revealing a teaser image of the Google Pixel 4 on its Twitt...
2019-06-21 05:45

Jailed separatists, women in numbers and far-right bloc color Spain's rainbow chamber Four jailed Catalan separatists, 24 far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years on Tuesday inaugurated a parliament that reflects Spain's divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory....
2019-05-21 17:15

Xiaomi’s budget Mi Band wearable now sports a color screen and voice assistant Xiaomi has refreshed its smart fitness tracker and unveiled a range of other gadgets in China, giving a glimpse at some of its affordable products that it will likely be bringing to other markets in the coming future. The wearable fitness tracker, c...
2019-06-12 21:15

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America a...
2019-06-04 16:30

Ocasio-Cortez calls Pelosi's 'singling out' of Democratic women of color 'disrespectful' Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York suggested that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been "singling out" freshman congresswomen of color — the latest charge in a growing rift between the leader of the party in the chamber and the high-p...
2019-07-11 20:30

The Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition Will Get a $9,000 Price Premium and This Nice Blue Color The Nissan 370Z and GT-R have gotten more special-edition paint jobs lately than your lavish aunt’s nails, perhaps as a distraction from how old they are. One of the latest is a 50th-anniversary GT-R, which, in the UK, will get a paint color plucked ...
2019-07-01 23:45

'The hardest 24 notes to play': Why 'Taps' is played to honor fallen heroes “This is our way of saying, ‘thank you’ to the loved ones.” bugler Bruce McKee said.        ...
2019-05-28 02:45

Tucker Carlson Believes White Privilege Is a Myth Because 7 Children of Color Won the National Spelling Bee Last month, the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee somehow concluded in a historic eight-way tie. Its eight winners dominated five consecutive perfect rounds and spelled 47 consecutive words correctly in order to emerge as co-champions....
2019-06-07 22:45

CNN guest questions why Trump 'picked on' UK's 'two most famous people of color' in Meghan Markle and Sadiq Khan CNN commentator Paul Begala pulled the race card on Tuesday night, suggesting that President Trump's latest remarks on London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle are because they're "people of color."...
2019-06-05 07:45

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raym...
2019-06-04 17:15

Amazon's latest Kindle Oasis lets you adjust the screen color for easier reading at night Amazon announced an all-new Kindle Oasis on Wednesday morning with a feature that lets you adjust the screen to warmer tones for easier reading at night....
2019-06-19 15:45

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
2019-06-04 22:45

It’s Never Been Easier to Be a C.E.O., and the Pay Keeps Rising Compensation for top bosses grew at double the pace of ordinary workers’ wages, according to our annual analysis. Topping the list: Elon Musk, with a $2.3 billion package....
2019-05-24 19:15

The rising ROI of investing in woman entrepreneurs Women founders deliver more than 2 times as much per dollar invested than male-owned companies, on an unequal playing field. What happens once we level it?Read More...
2019-07-17 16:30

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
2019-06-17 00:00

U.S. teen suicides rising, especially among boys For nearly a decade, suicide rates have been climbing among U.S. teens, with an especially pronounced increase in boys recently, a new study suggests....
2019-06-18 21:15

Deal: Unlocked Moto G6 costs just $80 ($170 off) at Best Buy The launch of the Moto G7 series made the previous generation quite cheap. You can grab a Moto G6 at half the price more often than not these days, especially if you know where to look. And so it should since the Moto G7 phones are fairly better and ...
2019-06-23 08:15

This Japanese Burger Costs $1,000 - Here's What It Tastes Like One thousand dollars is the cost of one of the world's most expensive burgers, served at The Oak Door Steakhouse at the Grand Hyatt at Tokyo, Japan. A video explores what makes it worth the price tag....
2019-06-19 17:00

We sell our pizzas for $16.50. Here's how the costs break down. The day my boyfriend put giardiniera on a pizza changed my life forever. That boyfriend, now my husband, is a third-generation pizza maker, and his suburban Chicago family pizzeria has served tavern-style pies and other Chicago-style Italian fare sin...
2019-06-18 06:30

Developers Sue Apple Over App Store Costs Developers have sued Apple over the costs associated with selling apps on the company’s App Store, accusing the tech business of monopolizing iOS app distribution....
2019-06-04 20:30

Tariffs add new costs to home remodeling CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how President Trump's new tariffs on Chinese goods are adding $2.5 billion in added costs to the home remodeling industry....
2019-05-21 19:15

Owning a Home Costs Way More Than Just the Mortgage The hidden costs of homebuying aren’t secrets, per se—they’re expenses that are hard to predict if you’re in the process of shopping for a home....
2019-05-31 05:15

Daimler to cut administration costs by 20%, report says Incoming boss Ola Kaellenius is working on a cost-cutting program, dubbed "Move," to reach profit margin targets threatened by trade talks and product launch issues, a German newspaper reported....
2019-05-21 15:45

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
2019-06-18 07:00

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
2019-06-05 12:30

Rising oil prices add to global economic strife Escalating tension in the Middle East is driving up oil prices, a huge import cost for many economies, putting more strain on global growth already hurt by the trade war being waged by U.S. President Donald Trump and weakening consumer confidence....
2019-06-14 19:30

After years as a pariah, MLS sees its reputation rising Major League Soccer, once shunned by the international football community, is gaining respect thanks to its steady growth in popularity and new stadium projects, commissioner Don Garber said....
2019-06-05 08:30

Ghanaians worried by rising number of kidnappings The release of two kidnapped Canadian women is welcome news in Ghana where people are becoming increasingly anxious at the number of people seized, both locals and foreigners. Almost 70 cases were recorded in 2018....
2019-06-12 21:15

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, which will affect the used-vehicle market....
2019-05-25 13:30

Fed's Bullard: Rate Cut Now Is 'Insurance' Against Rising Risk Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis leader James Bullard, who cast a dissenting vote against the FOMC’s decision this week to hold its target rate range steady, said lowering rates now would help the U.S. economy navigate an increasingly risky environm...
2019-06-21 14:45

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inventories....
2019-05-22 08:45

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitical tensions with CNBC's Rahel Solomon....
2019-05-22 01:45

Faced with rising far right, Soros Foundations look West George Soros's Open Society Foundations, best known for funding civil rights activists across Eastern Europe and the developing world, are increasingly turning their attention to affluent western Europe in response to the rise of the far right there....
2019-06-20 20:30

China blames US, Canada for rising marijuana use The youth of China are going to pot at what the country’s drug cops fear is a dizzying rate — and they blame weed-loving US and Canadian stoners and recreational legalization for the trend. “There has been an obvious spike in marijuana smuggling from...
2019-07-02 21:15

'Hudson Rising' Review: Reflections on a River The New-York Historical Society’s exhibition follows the 200-year story of the river’s ecological transformation, from its despoilment by industrial waste to its ascendance in the wake of the environmental movement....
2019-07-09 10:45

Gerrard hails Liverpool's Henderson for rising above criticism "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been hailed as the \u0027ultimate professional\u0027 by former skipper Steven Gerrard after the midfielder led the Merseyside club to their sixth European Cup."...
2019-06-04 14:15

UPDATE 3-Slack sees FY 2020 revenue rising by as much as 50% Slack Technologies Inc said on Monday it expects fiscal 2020 revenue to grow as much as 50% but the owner of the workplace instant messaging app anticipates a loss for the year, ahead of its listing this month....
2019-06-11 01:30

David Adams is the rising S.I. Yankees manager you’ve heard of before The ferries whisk by every 25 minutes, the seagulls are still shrieking above and the ballpark still overlooks the postcard-perfect Manhattan skyline on a cloudy day. The scene screams déjà vu for the Staten Island Yankees’ first-year manager David A...
2019-06-18 17:45

Cost of buying out flood-prone homes: $5B and rising MOSBY, Mo. (AP) — Over the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of properties that are susceptible to flooding. An analysis of federal data by The Associated Press shows thos...
2019-05-27 21:00

EU elections: Gutted center, high turnout, rising right The European Union prides itself on being a brilliant mosaic of nations, but on Sunday it produced a hodgepodge of sometimes contradictory results that complicates the future...
2019-05-27 19:15

Europe's rising far-right tries to bury differences to wield clout Europe's nationalist forces gained some ground at the European Parliament elections, but face an uphill task to unite behind common goals and lure other parties into disrupting the pro-EU majority's policies....
2019-05-27 17:45

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres has knack for rising to the occasion Aaron Judge snuck up the dugout steps, struggling to contain a smile. He hit the dirt and picked up speed, struggling to contain the Gatorade within its cooler. As Judge approached Gleyber Torres, the slugger lifted the container above his head, and ...
2019-06-27 20:45

The Latest: Analyst says pressure rising on Hong Kong’s Lam HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 3:15 p.m. A noted Hong Kong political analyst says the pressure on the territory’s chief executive to step down or back away from plans to push throug...
2019-06-14 10:15

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
2019-06-29 00:15

Rob Manfred Says Owners Don't Much Enjoy The Rising Tide Of Dingers Commissioner Rob Manfred was prompted Tuesday to respond to comments from American League All-Star starting pitcher Justin Verlander, accusing Major League Baseball of deliberately juicing baseballs in order to goose offensive production. To no one’...
2019-07-10 12:45

‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation here....
2019-07-08 21:30

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear power plants than oppose them, but a clear majority of voters do not want to live near one, according to...
2019-06-17 21:15

Understanding the rising popularity of China’s rural influencers Beginning in 2016, China saw the sudden and meteoric rise of the short video social media platform Kuaishou 快手. The app had been quietly accumulating a following since its launch in 2011, focusing on half-organic, half-algorithm-driven growth and ign...
2019-05-28 15:30

Oil stutters at over four-month low on rising US supply, demand fears Oil prices on Tuesday hovered around their lowest levels since January as markets remain under pressure from rising U.S. supply and stalling demand amid an economic slowdown....
2019-06-06 04:15

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted moments....
2019-06-10 09:30

Rising U.S. Stockpiles Are Latest Trigger for Oil-Price Swings U.S. crude stockpiles are climbing at their quickest pace since 2016, fueling fresh volatility in the oil market as fears of excess supply gather momentum....
2019-05-29 01:30

Politeness costs nothing, but it may stop people understanding you Researchers looking at a Q&A website found well-mannered questions were popular, but didn’t always receive the best answersDoes it always pay to be polite? Dear reader, the answer very much depends. Academics in the US have analysed hundreds of thous...
2019-05-22 08:45

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter....
2019-06-06 15:30

New Apple monitor stand costs as much as an iPhone Apple made waves Monday with a computer monitor stand that costs as much as its latest iPhone. The $999 Pro Stand is designed to hold up Apple’s new $4,999 Pro Display XDR monitor, which works with the $5,999 Mac Pro. That is to say, Apple’s newest c...
2019-06-05 11:15

Beverage Companies Embrace Recycling, Until It Costs Them They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry....
2019-07-04 12:30

20 things cruise passengers should avoid at all costs Handout/Getty Images With all-you-can-eat buffets, late-night dance parties, and beautiful ocean views, cruise vacations can be memorable experiences with something for all ages. There are some things passengers should know, however, in order to mak...
2019-06-13 22:30

One Of the Smallest USB-C PD Battery Packs We've Ever Seen Only Costs $15 [Exclusive] Until very recently, USB-C Power Delivery battery packs were exclusively large. Like 20,000mAh or more, and a few pounds to boot. But if you don’t need that much power for a few hours on a plane, this pack from Xcentz is a svelte 10,000mAh, and only ...
2019-05-29 22:30

World needs to embrace hydrogen challenge, cut costs: IEA The world should take up the challenge to boost the use of hydrogen as a potentially emissions-free source of energy, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday in its first major report on the fuel....
2019-06-14 19:45

Daimler Plans To Cut Administration Costs By 20%: Report Incoming Daimler boss Ola Kaellenius is working on a cost cut program to reach profit margin targets which are threatened by global trade woes and ramp up issues at factories....
2019-05-21 23:30

Oil costs plunge as trade war dents demand Global oil costs have hit their lowest level since January as demand is dented by the effects of the US-China trade war, according to market analysts....
2019-06-04 14:45

Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘one-room-shack’ now costs $4K a month “It was all a dream” is right. The “one-room shack” in Brooklyn that Notorious B.I.G rapped about living in as a child is currently up for rent — with its owner charging a smooth $4,000 a month to reside there. The resid...
2019-06-20 08:15

Telltale's Minecraft Currently Costs $700 On Xbox 360 (But You're Not Supposed To Buy It) If you really think about it, all video games—dazzling feats of technical mastery assembled over the course of countless man hours—are priceless. But if you think about it even harder, you probably still won’t want to pay $100 for a single episode of...
2019-06-19 01:45

Daimler cuts outlook over Dieselgate costs The German automaker says its 2019 operating profit will be the same as last year, due to a huge vehicle recall bill. Authorities have ordered the recall of 770,000 diesel cars installed with emitting-cheating software....
2019-06-24 00:15

How to get hitched within 24 hours in the city — and it only costs 25 bucks Getting married at New York City Hall is like going to the DMV — except everyone is beaming with joy. Family, friends, soon-to-be-spouses, even city employees can’t contain their delight, though they see it every day. There are brides in dresses, bri...
2019-06-19 23:30

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
2019-07-08 21:15

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
2019-07-07 18:45

UPDATE 1-Best Buy sees solid second quarter on rising demand for wearables Best Buy Co Inc forecast second-quarter sales and profit above estimates on Thursday, as the consumer electronics retailer saw strong demand for wearables and tablets and signed up more people to its subscription-based tech support services....
2019-05-23 13:45

Wimbledon Glance: Rising star Gauff placed on Centre Court A quick look at Wimbledon: Coco Gauff is such a big draw at the All England Club these days that she'll be the headline act on Centre Court       ...
2019-07-05 01:00

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of the nation....
2019-07-13 14:00

Meet Gabriel Flores Jr., one of boxing's fast-rising stars Nineteen-year-old Gabriel Flores, Jr. had a highlight-reel KO in May in front of a big hometown crowd in Stockton, California. As he prepares for his next fight on Saturday, here's a look at how far he's come since signing with Top Rank at 16....
2019-06-06 17:15

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington....
2019-05-22 05:15

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
2019-07-14 19:15

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people around the globe in a “catastrophic” disaster, a new study warns. If climate-changing emission...
2019-05-21 22:45

Gaffalione has become horse racing's rising star jockey Tyler Gaffalione has become horse racing's rising star jockey after winning Preakness and can add to resume with War of Will in Belmont        ...
2019-06-05 20:15

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower hearts to suet cakes, is supporting a rising number and greater diversity of species in Britain’s urb...
2019-05-21 21:01

German far-right party shaken by rising sway of hardliner Hoecke Scores of senior members of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party condemned on Wednesday the rising influence of a local leader who is militantly anti-immigrant and wants to highlight German over Jewish suffering in World War Two....
2019-07-10 17:45

Seawalls to protect US against rising oceans could cost $416bn by 2040 Seawalls could cost as much as the initial investment in the interstate highway system, with Florida facing $76bn, report findsDefending against rising seas could cost US communities $416bn in the next 20 years, according to a new report.Spending on ...
2019-06-20 09:15

Pelosi faces rising pressure to launch impeachment inquiry Speaker Nancy Pelosi doesn’t want to impeach President Donald Trump, but a growing number of her members are trying to drag her there.Despite repeated pronouncements from the California Democrat that she doesn’t want to try to remove Trump from offic...
2019-05-21 18:30

Pound hits two-year low over rising fears of no-deal Brexit The pound fell briefly to its lowest rate against the dollar in two years on Tuesday, as the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates appeared to spook the currency by refusing to rule out a no-deal departure from the EU in October....
2019-07-16 23:15

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration official called “a significant announcement” on a “new facet in the military-to-military relationship” bet...
2019-06-11 23:45

Dealing with ammonia is an urgent health problem – yet levels are still rising Government clean air strategy failing to control increasing emissions that add to ‘hidden killer’ of air pollutionRevealed: UK government failing to tackle ammonia pollutionTesting reveals hotspots at UK farmsEarlier this year, the government produce...
2019-06-13 17:30

Europe’s voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations are going to the polls in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by far-right, nationalist and populist parties...
2019-05-26 19:00

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
2019-06-22 14:15

With far-north temperatures rising, Alaska tundra fires proliferate In Alaska, where sea ice has shrunk to record lows in places and far-north temperatures have climbed to record highs, dozens of fires are burning the treeless tundra and releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
2019-06-22 13:30

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Despite a ...
2019-06-18 17:45

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
2019-06-21 18:45

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that Washington will not stand in the way of a system that Europeans are developing to shield companies dealing with Iran from American sanctions, so long as the focus is on providing h...
2019-06-01 09:15

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was comp...
2019-06-19 15:15

India uses yoga diplomacy to assert rising global influence NEW DELHI (AP) — If China has panda diplomacy, India has yoga. Prime Minister Narendra Modi practiced various yoga poses alongside an estimated 40,000 people at an event Friday for International Yoga Day in India’s eastern state of Jharkhand. M...
2019-06-21 11:45

Toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes fuels rising Mexican violence XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco, arrived with a car bomb and butchery. A heavily armed vigilante force took over the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero last month by driv...
2019-06-21 06:45

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studies suggest....
2019-06-21 04:45

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked f|ears of a wider military conflict....
2019-06-20 10:15

Wayfair walkout signals rising expectations for companies to take a stand An employee protest over Wayfair’s business with a detention center that holds migrant children has become an inflection point in how consumers and work interact with major corporations....
2019-06-28 01:45

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Poland’s nationalist government is facing legal action...
2019-06-19 23:15

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hurting," Buttigieg added....
2019-06-29 02:15

Yankees’ rising pitching prospect Deivi Garcia is now an All-Star, too LONDON — Right-hander Deivi Garcia, who has dominated at Single-A and Double-A, is the only Yankee to be selected to the All-Star Futures Game, to be played July 7 at Cleveland. The 20-year-old, who is 5-foot-9 and weighs 163 pounds, is 4-4 with a 2....
2019-06-29 12:15

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, was being lynched by a mob that forced him to chant of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Jai Hanuma...
2019-06-28 18:45

The U.S. World Cup team’s greatest challenge: Rising European powers After major investments, England and France have joined Germany and the United States at the top of the international rankings and brought greater parity among the favorites at the 2019 World Cup....
2019-06-14 21:00

Thailand's opposition alliance to nominate rising star Thanathorn as PM Thailand's anti-military Democratic Front alliance will on Wednesday nominate rising political star Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit for prime minister, facing off against junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha, a spokeswoman said....
2019-06-04 11:15

Residents advised to stay hydrated with temps rising above 100 degrees TUCSON – As the temperatures rising above 100-degrees, Tucson Medical Center said starting this month, they typically see up to three patients a day for heat-related issues. “Clinical research says that (drinking eight of water glasses a ...
2019-06-14 06:30

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 20:15

Softbank's Arm Holdings eases upfront license costs Arm Holdings, the British chip technology firm whose designs underlie mobile phone chips, is changing its licensing model to pursue a bigger customer base as more devices become connected to the internet....
2019-07-16 21:45

U.S. first-quarter unit labor costs revised down sharply U.S. unit labor costs were weaker than initially thought in the first quarter and costs declined in the prior period, suggesting inflation could remain moderate for a while....
2019-06-06 15:30

Cable, streaming or sports bar? How much it costs to watch the NBA finals Even as more and more Canadians are cutting cable, more of us are watching the NBA Finals — whether that’s on streaming services or out at a sports bar....
2019-06-12 13:45

Germany looking into costs after EU ruling against highway toll system Germany is still looking into the financial implications of a ruling of the EU's highest court against a planned highway toll system for cars, the transport ministry said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 14:15

How to cut your car service costs: cheaper servicing, MoTs and repairs Tips & advice 18 Jun, 2019 Look after your car and you'll help reduce your everyday costs, but you can also save money on servicing...
2019-06-18 21:15

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an analysis by the Department of Defense....
2019-06-14 19:30

Lack of breastfeeding costs global economy nearly $1B every day: researchers A new website developed by researchers in Canada and Asia showed that the world could have saved $341 billion each year if mothers breastfeed their children for longer, helping prevent early deaths and various diseases....
2019-07-12 21:30

Jet fuel costs could rise from new rules to improve air quality Prices for jet fuel for later this year and into 2020 are expected to rise due to new marine fuel regulations - as the need for lower-sulfur fuels in ships cuts into the available supply for similar distillates like diesel or jet fuel....
2019-06-11 01:30

Trade war costs overpower tax-cut gains at Cummins. Consumers may be next At enginemaker Cummins Inc., the costs of President Trump's trade war have already topped savings from sweeping corporate tax cuts enacted by a Republican Congress at the end of 2017....
2019-06-16 07:15

What a typical home costs in your state. Can you guess which is the most expensive? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey to determine what a typical home costs in every state.       ...
2019-06-30 17:30

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, a...
2019-06-28 03:00

EPA cuts 40 regulations, saves $3.6B, seeks balance on costs Aiming to erase the “fuzzy math” past administrations used to hide the costs of politically favored policies, the Environmental Protection Agency is pulling back the curtain on costs and benefits, and planning to kill regulations that are out of whac...
2019-06-11 20:30

Indiana fetal remains law could boost costs for abortions INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Planned Parenthood officials expect greater expenses for abortions in Indiana following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding a state law requiring burial or cremation of fetal remains. Abortion opponents cheer the court’s d...
2019-05-30 00:45

‘Catastrophic’ healthcare costs put mothers and newborns at risk Pregnant women are putting their lives and their babies at risk because of “catastrophic” and prohibitive healthcare costs before, during and after childbirth, UNICEF said on Monday....
2019-06-03 18:15

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs....
2019-05-24 20:00

Trump's tariff on Mexico could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the world's bigge...
2019-05-31 18:30

WHO agrees watered-down resolution on transparency in drug costs World Health Organization members agreed on Tuesday to push for clearer drug pricing but stepped back from proposals by activists to force pharmaceutical firms to disclose the cost of making medicines....
2019-05-28 13:15

Review: ‘Rockonomics’ Schools Us in the Costs and Benefits of Creativity The suicide earlier this year of Princeton economics professor, Alan B. Krueger, colors the reading of his final book: a highly personal exploration of the economics of creativity....
2019-06-03 15:15

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year Burnout, characterized by emotional exhaustion as well as feeling cynical, ineffective or unaccomplished at work, is bad for both employees and employers. For doctors and hospitals, though, the ramifications can be especially dire. Doctors in the U.S...
2019-05-29 07:15

America Could Spend $400 Billion on a Wall to Hold Back the Rising Seas—and It Might Not Be Enough At the end of the day, everything about climate change is a choice. And among the most serious choices are the ones we’ll face are along our coasts.Read more......
2019-06-20 21:45

Vape pen explodes, shattering teen’s jaw amid rising concerns over batteries Austin Adams, 17, was trying to quit smoking. So he turned to electronic cigarettes in an attempt to ease his addiction to tobacco. He found the one he wanted — a device from a company called VGOD — and asked his mother, Kailani Burton, to buy it for...
2019-06-20 18:45

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing...
2019-06-20 10:00

‘Wild Rose’ heralds arrival of rising star Jessie Buckley NEW YORK (AP) — The 29-year-old, Killarney-born, bright red-haired Jessie Buckley has quickly found herself among the rising stars in film and television thanks to a string of performances that have culminated in a breakthrough. In “Wild Rose,&...
2019-06-21 01:45

‘Wild Rose’ is the rare rising-star tale that blooms without melodrama “Who’s ever heard of a country singer from Glasgow?” So says Rose-Lynn (Jessie Buckley, “Chernobyl”) of herself, despairingly, in “Wild Rose,” a unique and gritty spin on the rising-star genre. Singer/actor Buckley, a former BBC talent sh...
2019-06-20 09:30

British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in the region during a visit to Tehran, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 18:45

A secretive marsh bird faces existential threat from rising seas Louisiana wetlands are eroding faster than almost anywhere in the world – and endangering the wildlife that call them homeBiologists crouched in the mud squint past their headlamps at the secretive marsh bird.They have tramped through tall cordgrass ...
2019-05-30 09:30

4th & Monday: NFL's top pick draws comparisons to an impressive rising star Kyler Murray will be one of a number of rookies who will be in the spotlight as NFL teams hold OTAs or mandatory minicamps this week.        ...
2019-06-03 15:15

IAEA chief worried about rising tension over Iran nuclear issue The U.N. atomic watchdog's chief said on Monday he was worried about rising tensions over Iran's nuclear program and called for de-escalation through dialogue, departing from his usual guarded language on the country....
2019-06-11 14:30

Trade gloom, rising oil, Boeing 737 MAX woes to cloud aviation summit Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliner - threatening to put a halt to five years of strong profits in the cut-throat air travel industry....
2019-05-30 10:45

Nvidia RTX Super GPU stock shortage rumor hints at rising prices For those of you looking at getting one of Nvidia’s new RTX ‘Super’ graphics cards, there are some worrying rumblings from the graphics grapevine concerning potential stock shortages, and indeed possible price rises that could st...
2019-07-11 23:30

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
2019-06-05 02:45

CNBC's full interview with Sec. Rick Perry on rising tensions with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about oil markets amid brewing turmoil in the Middle East after tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 21:45

Rising young stars hope Jimmy Awards are their big Broadway break It’s “High School: The Musical.” This Monday brings the 11th edition of the Jimmy Awards, the national musical-theater competition hosted this year by “Dear Evan Hansen” alum and Tony winner Ben Platt (tickets are sold out, but there’ll be a li...
2019-06-21 06:15

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U.S. Department of Treasury said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 15:30

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detainees and Border Patrol agents at five facilities in the Rio Grande Valley...
2019-07-04 05:01

Manmade Antarctic snowstorm 'could save coastal cities from rising seas' Blowing trillions of tonnes of snow on to ice sheet could halt its collapse, researchers saySpraying trillions of tons of snow over west Antarctica could halt the ice sheet’s collapse and save coastal cities across the world from sea level rise, acco...
2019-07-17 20:15

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmakers....
2019-05-24 02:15

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Financial Officer Rich Dealy said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 01:30

Agency sues rival for ‘poaching’ rising model Meghan Roche A modeling agency has filed a $500,000 Manhattan lawsuit against a rival company, saying it poached up-and-coming model Meghan Roche in violation of her contract. The 18-year-old model — who has been featured in a Givenchy ad campaign and walke...
2019-06-01 04:01

U.S. stock market futures fall on rising rhetoric between China and U.S. over trade U.S. stock index futures fell Monday, the first trading day of June, after China’s rhetoric on U.S. trade relationship intensified over the weekend.        ...
2019-06-04 13:45

Juan Williams: Warren 'rising' as Sanders 'fades' in 2020 field Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., appears to be losing traction to another progressive running in 2020, according to Juan Williams....
2019-06-29 07:15

Thai PM vote pits junta leader against rising opposition star Thailand's parliamentary vote for prime minister on Wednesday will be a contest between the leader of a 2014 military coup and a rising opposition star facing two criminal charges he says stem from his stand against the junta....
2019-06-04 16:30

Despite Indy 500 loss, Alexander Rossi rising as American racing star "I think they know me now," Rossi said after his runner-up finish at Indy -- a gutsy, fiery ride -- while wearing a helmet covered in Steve McQueen stickers....
2019-05-27 10:15

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escalating tensions with Iran. “We’re going to be sending a relatively small number of troops,...
2019-05-25 09:15

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
2019-05-24 19:30

Walmart Grocery's Amazon Prime Now rival costs $98 per year Walmart knows that it needs to have a stellar delivery service in order to compete with Amazon, which is why it's been rolling out Prime-like offers of its own. For Walmart Grocery, in particular, there's Delivery Unlimited: a subscription ...
2019-06-17 00:15

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares...
2019-05-22 11:30

It won't be hard for Facebook to afford a $5 billion settlement with the FTC, but there may be other costs beyond money (FB) Getty Facebook is facing a record penalty of about $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission — but for the tech giant, that's only about as much as the revenue it generates in a month. What could be more damaging to Facebook than the moneta...
2019-07-13 16:30

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
2019-06-18 05:15

China To 'Fight At All Costs' For 'Reunification' With Taiwan: Defence Minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over......
2019-06-02 09:15

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
2019-06-18 11:15

Sadiq Khan criticised after just 35 out of 75,000 employees take up scheme to help with childcare costs Sadiq Khan's record has been criticised after it emerged that only 35 parents had taken up a childcare deposit scheme out of more than 75,000 employees....
2019-06-16 20:15

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs: report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 11:45

College costs are skyrocketing. Here's how to decide if that high price tag is worth it With the student loan crisis gaining ground as a key issue in the 2020 presidential race, a new CNBC and Acorns survey has found that a majority of Americans believe the value of a college education is tied to whether they have to go into debt to pay...
2019-07-01 19:00

Ford and VW Agree to Share Costs of Self-Driving and Electric Cars A deal announced Friday is an example of how carmakers are joining forces to survive a major shift in technology. But can two longtime rivals cooperate?...
2019-07-12 18:30

High NYC housing costs contribute to poorer quality of life Millions of New Yorkers pay dearly to keep a roof over their heads, which hurts them in many ways. That’s the warning of state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli in a new report released this month. The report, “Housing Affordability in New York State,” sai...
2019-06-24 00:00

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view       ...
2019-07-04 06:00

Changes to pharmacy benefit manager role could help lower drug costs When Ohio switched its government health coverage program from a fee-for-service model to one of managed care in 2011, it began saving $145 million each year, a new study shows...
2019-06-22 01:30

Here's how advisors help clients stay on top of health-care costs in retirement From reviewing medications for cheaper alternatives to trying to pinpoint a client's spending instead of ballparking it, some advisors look closely at how clients spend their medical dollars....
2019-05-29 14:30

Agony for Chile as missed penalty against Thailand costs place in last 16 Francisca Lara blew Chile’s chance to dramatically claim a place in the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup. Needing to beat Thailand by three goals in their final Group F game to set up a showdown with England, Chile were leading 2-0 courtesy of an own...
2019-06-21 02:15

Owner: Fan-related costs factor into Bills’ stadium decision VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula says he’s taking into account how much the small-market team’s fan base can bear in determining whether to build a new stadium downtown or renovate the existing suburban ...
2019-06-29 20:15

Dollar Tree cuts profit forecast as costs rise Dollar Tree cut its full-year profit forecast on Thursday, citing costs related to store closures and freight, sending its shares down 4% in trading before the bell....
2019-05-30 22:45

Companies Without a Tech Plan in M&A Deals Face Higher IT Costs Companies without a playbook for integrating information-technology systems in the wake of an acquisition or merger risk spiraling IT costs—and angry employees—chief information officers, consultants and analysts say....
2019-06-19 11:15

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs -report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 08:30

Daimler warns on profit again, blames diesel and recall costs The German automaker warned investors that it expected a second-quarter loss of $1.8 billion because of increased provisions for diesel-emissions issues and Takata airbag recalls....
2019-07-12 18:30

UPDATE 4-Trump's Mexican tariffs could hit U.S. refiners, add to fuel costs U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to tax Mexican imports could disrupt a long-standing cross-border energy trade, hitting U.S. consumers and refiners that use Mexican oil by boosting prices, and raising concerns about potential retaliation by the...
2019-06-01 05:15

UN Development administrator: 'Economic growth at all costs' doesn't always work When a government is trying to lift its citizens out of poverty, a big part of its plan is usually focused on economic growth. But according to Achim Steiner of the UN Development Programme, addressing global poverty is about more than just growth....
2019-06-01 17:15

BBC pay list: Theresa May says corporation must explain why staff costs are up despite TV licences cut Downing Street has called on the BBC to explain why staffing costs are increasing despite the corporation saying it cannot afford to fund TV licences for the over-75s....
2019-07-02 21:30

New York City Blackout Costs StubHub $500,000 In Ticket Refunds A power outage swept New York City this weekend, leaving streets and metro stations without lights, individuals trapped in elevators, and homes without electricity. Certainly less endangering but still pretty shitty, the blackout also meant that many...
2019-07-15 23:45

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three times higher than individuals without these conditions, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-08 05:30

Controversial Penalty Costs Sebastian Vettel Victory in Canada Lewis Hamilton equaled Michael Schumacher’s famed 7 victories at the Canadian Grand Prix Sunday after FIA stewards awarded Sebastian Vettel a 5-second penalty for an unsafe return to the track after a mistake put him four wheels off. Vettel, who qual...
2019-06-10 06:15

Digitising grids can cut costs as green power grows - TenneT Germany's biggest power network operator TenneT plans to scale up pilot schemes to digitise the grid and cut the cost of billions of euros worth of investment in infrastructure, its chief executive said at an industry conference on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 16:15

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise prices on energy in its efforts to discourage carbon emissions that harm the climate....
2019-06-05 19:30

GameStop cuts costs to deal with plunge in console sales The PS4 and Xbox One are clearly approaching the end of their main lifecycles, and that's doing serious damage to GameStop's bottom line. The video game store's Q1 profits fell to $6.8 million, just a quarter of what they were a year ...
2019-06-05 04:30

ICE program cuts deportation costs to just $80, local cops embrace Sheriffs on the front lines of the surging illegal immigration crisis are pushing back against pro-sanctuary advocates who claim helping Immigration and Customs Enforcement detain criminals is a budget-buster that also hurts community relations with ...
2019-06-03 21:30

Panellists revealed for Great British Women in the Car Industry – Rising Stars 2019 Experts from Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen, Jardine Motors, Vertu and CDK Global confirmed for panel discussion The automotive experts that will present at this year’s Great British Women in the Car Industry - Rising Stars event have been revealed.  Th...
2019-05-30 15:00

British teenagers sent to East Africa to avoid rising UK knife crime: reports Hundreds of British teenagers are being shipped by their parents to parts of East Africa to avoid the rising knife crime in the United Kingdom that has claimed more than 100 lives this year alone....
2019-05-28 18:30

Mets’ Cano trade gets worse: Bruce close to Phillies, Kelenic rising It’s the Mets trade that keeps on giving… pain. And somehow, it’s only getting worse. The winter blockbuster that saw an overly ambitious GM Brodie Van Wagenen cast off a pair of veterans and slew of talented prospects to the Seattl...
2019-06-02 19:00

Panelists revealed for Great British Women in the Car Industry – Rising Stars 2019 Experts from Nissan, Toyota, Volkswagen, Jardine Motors, Vertu and CDK Global confirmed for panel discussion The automotive experts that will present at this year’s Great British Women in the Car Industry - Rising Stars event have been revealed.  Th...
2019-05-28 11:00

Impeachment talk is rising among Democrats. Nancy Pelosi is right to shut it down | Zaid Jilani Opening an impeachment inquiry would start a process many Americans would see as an attempt to circumvent the 2020 election Upon taking control of Congress in 2006, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi declared that impeachment of then-President Geor...
2019-05-27 20:15

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
2019-07-13 04:15

In Sudan and Hong Kong, protest is changing – and hope is rising | Antoine Buyse Often in the face of of brutal crackdowns, street protesters are finding new ways to challenge repressive regimes• Antoine Buyse is a professor of human rights and director of the Netherlands Institute of Human RightsThe massive demonstrations of rec...
2019-06-18 18:15

India Dials Saudi Arabia Over Rising Oil Prices As US-Iran Ties Worsen Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed concerns about rising crude oil prices to his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Khalid al-Falih, on Friday amid worsening US-Iranian tensions, a government......
2019-06-22 05:30

Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers costs Ghana $50m a year, researchers say Destructive industrial fishing practices condemned as ‘corporate, organised crime’ Illegal fishing by foreign trawlers is decimating Ghana’s fish populations and costing the country’s economy tens of millions of dollars a year, according to researche...
2019-06-17 16:45

China state media urges U.S. to drop win-at-all-costs trade stance Instead of waging a trade war with China, the United States should drop its win-at-all-costs mentality and consider the interests of its own people as well as the global community, the official People's Daily said an editorial on Saturday....
2019-06-22 07:45

France's women smash TV viewing records, advertising costs spike France is once again gripped by football fever -- a year after the men's national team triumphed on the world stage, the women's team is cruising through the group stages and smashing TV audience records in their own World Cup....
2019-06-17 20:15

Naval warships, faced with steep maintenance costs, fight to survive The Battleship Texas, the last remaining World War I dreadnought, will be moving from its location on the Houston Ship Channel to another spot along the upper Texas coastline in order to generate more visitors and revenue. Meanwhile, the ship is faci...
2019-07-02 22:45

UPDATE 1-Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
2019-06-17 23:45

Hyundai Kona Electric's Running Costs Lower Than A Creta Petrol Hyundai India launched its first electric SUV in the country. This is the first ever electric SUV for India too and it's priced at Rs. 25.30 lakh. Hyundai India says that the running cost of the Kona......
2019-07-10 11:30

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiralling costs that have already led to some plant closures....
2019-06-14 10:45

NFL to cover Miami Dolphins' Kendrick Norton's medical costs after arm amputation The medical bills of Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton, whose arm was amputated following a car crash, will be covered under the NFL and team’s insurance policy, his agent said Tuesday....
2019-07-10 18:30

US briefing: Iran shoots down US drone, sea wall costs and Biden under fire Thursday’s top story: US-Iranian tensions escalate amid dispute over an American drone. Plus, Joe Biden criticised for working with segregationist senatorsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Mattha Busby with toda...
2019-06-20 14:15

Dicey online diamond deal costs Michigan couple thousands Consumers are out thousands of dollars after trying to buy diamonds online. A New York-based firm called Enchanted Diamonds filed for bankruptcy .       ...
2019-07-04 18:30

Booking Holdings CEO: Data-Privacy Compliance Pushes Costs Higher Global companies are grappling with different data privacy rules in individual markets, said Glenn Fogel, chief executive of online travel company Booking Holdings....
2019-06-14 06:45

Deutsche Bank Funding Costs Subdued Despite Share-Price Slide The lender’s shares fell to a record low Monday, yet debt investors aren’t panicking and a key measure of the German bank’s funding costs has improved in the past week....
2019-06-04 13:30

UPDATE 2-U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electronics and other consumer goods as the Trump administration prepares new tariffs on remaining U.S.-Chi...
2019-06-18 03:15

Brazil's Cielo cutting costs to face fiercely competitive market Brazil's largest credit card processor, Cielo SA, is tightening its belt amid fierce competition with rivals like PagSeguro Digital Ltd and StoneCo Ltd to boost profitability and free up money for new products....
2019-07-15 17:30

Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costs Tobacco giant Philip Morris says Brazil’s courts have consistently ruled that tobacco companies are not liable for smoking-related health damages after the country’s attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking to recover costs to the health care system...
2019-05-24 00:15

Meat supplies scam costs Afghan police budget millions A scandal involving inflated contracts for police meat rations underlines the abuse Afghan authorities are struggling to stop in logistics centers, where corrupt officials and contractors have skimmed fortunes from the government and foreign donors....
2019-06-04 16:30

AIG shares jump as profit beats on strong underwriting and lower costs Insurer AIG reported first-quarter earnings that trounced Wall Street estimates, as its general insurance business posted its first underwriting profit since the financial crisis....
2019-05-21 15:45

EPA rejects auditor’s call to recoup $124,000 in travel costs from ex-boss Pruitt Months after he resigned as administrator of the EPA over concerns about his business and first-class travel, a watchdog has recommended that the agency consider recovering $124,000 in extra costs — likely from Scott Pruitt himself....
2019-05-21 14:38

Crime is rising in Mexico City, and gun rentals as cheap as $25 are making life easier for criminals REUTERS/Carlos Jasso Recent reports indicate that a variety of firearms are available for rent in Mexico City, where crime has been on the rise. The rentals do not appear to be widespread, but it is a method of accessing weapons that circumvents the...
2019-06-14 04:00

The ketogenic diet is rising in popularity, but some health professionals say it’s not a sustainable weight control method (WPTV) Danielle Malone worked hard to get to where she is today, shedding weight and feeling better. She’s on a modified ketogenic diet. “For me, lowering the carb intake, I was able to move around better. My joints felt better,” Ma...
2019-06-02 00:30

For a Fast-Rising Chilean Player, French Open Success Has Been a Long Time Coming Just over a year ago, Cristian Garín, 22, was ranked outside the top 200. He is now 37th and has won 20 matches on clay courts, the second most on tour....
2019-05-28 23:45

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credible' threat from Iran.        ...
2019-05-25 01:30

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tightening U.S. trade practices....
2019-06-13 07:00

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message....
2019-06-21 16:15

Unpaid legal costs add to Haas F1 team sponsor Rich Energy's saga Whyte Bikes, which was involved in a copyright-infringement case with Haas's title Formula 1 sponsor Rich Energy, is considering taking steps to recover legal costs that are now overdue...
2019-07-12 23:30

Costs, delays mount for Boeing's NASA launch system, audit finds NASA's flagship space launch system being built by Boeing is taking years longer than expected with cost overruns of nearly $2 billion, an audit found on Wednesday, raising questions about meeting a goal of returning humans to the moon by 2024....
2019-06-20 01:45

Uber loses $1 billion in Q1 2019 as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spent heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses.Read More...
2019-06-01 12:45

Talk show host Steve Harvey to cover students’ college costs KENT, Ohio (AP) — Talk show host, comedian and game show host Steve Harvey has committed to covering the college costs for eight incoming freshmen at his alma mater in Ohio. Kent State University said in a release that The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Fou...
2019-07-01 15:15

Uber loses $1 billion in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery Uber Technologies Inc reported a $1 billion loss on Thursday as the ride-hailing service spends heavily to build up its food delivery and freight businesses, sending revenues up 20% in its first quarterly report as a public company....
2019-05-31 01:45

Solar, onshore wind costs set to fall below new fossil fuel energy: report Electricity generated by onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) technologies will in the next year be consistently cheaper than from any fossil fuel source, a report showed on Wednesday, boosting the case for energy sources that don't emit carbon....
2019-05-29 16:30

A giant manufacturer just gave a glimpse into this earnings season as it tanks on tariff costs For those who don't see China trade war hurting the U.S., a $17 billion industrial distributor sounds alarms on tariff costs and related inflation....
2019-07-11 15:15

'Excellent' Google Pixel 3 XL with 60-day warranty costs a measly $415 in killer eBay deal While the Pixel 3a and 3a XL are undeniably great phones that provide a lot of bang for your buck (even when they're not deeply discounted with upfront carrier activation), Google's "regular" Pixel 3 and 3 XL have significantly sharper screens, a fas...
2019-07-03 18:45

Hamilton wins sixth British Grand Prix after safety car costs Bottas "Lewis Hamilton won his sixth British Grand Prix, taking the chequered flag at Silverstone after a period behind the safety car cost Valtteri Bottas."...
2019-07-14 19:30

With Rare Comity, Senate Panel Advances Bills to Lower Health Costs The Senate health committee approved a suite of bills to address rising health costs — including surprise medical bills and prescription drug prices — and raise the legal smoking age....
2019-06-27 19:30

Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit' Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue....
2019-07-16 12:45

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs Democrats tied several bills together, trying to hold Republicans to promises to protect coverage of pre-existing conditions and rein in drug costs, but the minority party did not bite....
2019-05-21 15:45

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
2019-06-29 00:45

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base. Its market value has doubled from 2016 to 2018, ...
2019-05-26 02:30

Alexander and Murray release wide-ranging bipartisan plan to lower healthcare costs Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray introduced a draft legislative package Thursday to lower healthcare costs by ending surprise medical billing, enhancing transparency in pricing of health services, and lowering prescrip...
2019-05-23 21:15

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
2019-05-24 06:15

Drug costs should be a 'prominent issue' in Trump trade talks: Mount Sinai Health CEO The rest of the world should pay their fair share when it comes to the cost of drugs, which should lower prices for Americans, says Mount Sinai Health CEO Kenneth Davis....
2019-06-22 01:15

As it plans executive order on health costs, White House runs into industry hostility The most far-reaching element favored by White House aides would require insurers and hospitals to disclose the discounted rates they negotiate for services, according to people familiar with the deliberations....
2019-05-29 23:15

Hatchet-wielding thief backs down when store clerk pulls out gun - but firearm costs employee his job Oregon authorities are seeking a would-be thief who was armed with a hatchet when he tried to rob a convenience store and then fled when the clerk drew a gun and called 911....
2019-05-25 20:30

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in the supply chain. The company makes 70% of its goods domestically, which also lessens the effect....
2019-06-28 10:45

UPDATE 2-Costs, delays mount for Boeing's NASA launch system, audit finds NASA's flagship space launch system being built by Boeing is taking years longer than expected with cost overruns of nearly $2 billion, an audit found on Wednesday, raising questions about meeting a goal of returning humans to the moon by 2024....
2019-06-20 01:45

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
2019-05-22 22:30

Wall Street takes on long-term care payouts as insurers balk at costs Some U.S. insurers are turning to Wall Street's financial wizards for relief from the liabilities of their long-term care (LTC) policies, posing a challenge for regulators worried about how new industry players will tackle the risks involved....
2019-06-19 07:45

London Drugs offers to fund Victoria Remembrance Day costs as council debates asking military The Canadian pharmacy chain said the company plans to cover the costs of the events and other veterans' commemorations "for at least the next few years."...
2019-06-14 21:45

Lowe's cuts full-year profit forecast as higher costs hurt first quarter Lowe's Cos Inc cut its full-year profit forecast and reported disappointing first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, as higher costs and a push to catch up with larger rival Home Depot dented margins, sending its shares down 9%....
2019-05-22 15:45

Lowe's tumbles as earnings fall short and forecast cut as higher costs weigh on results Lowe's shares plummeted 8% before the bell Wednesday after the company posted mixed fiscal first-quarter results and cut its forecast for the year, as higher costs weighed on results....
2019-05-22 13:01

The woman leading Ford's EV revolution: 2019's Great British Women in the Car Industry - Rising Stars winner Emma King is at the coalface of Ford’s electrification drive Emma King, the Model T-owning overall winner of this year’s Great British Women competition, is Ford through and through Not many Ford employees can claim to have in their possession one...
2019-06-19 15:15

UPDATE 2-In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recovering the public health treatment costs of tobacco-related diseases over the last five years....
2019-05-22 21:15

Shutdown of fire-gutted massive Philadelphia refinery pushes gas prices higher, costs 1,000 jobs Plans to shut down the largest oil refinery on the East following a fire at the Philadelphia facility last week will throw more than 1,00 people out of work and could mean a spike in gasoline prices.        ...
2019-06-27 20:30

Trump to issue executive order seeking transparency on healthcare costs: Wall Street Journal U.S. President Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order on Monday asking health insurers and doctors to disclose new details about healthcare costs, in an attempt to improve price transparency, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citi...
2019-06-21 04:45

EPA inspector general recommends recouping $124K from former administrator Scott Pruitt for 'excessive' travel costs The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog recommended Thursday that the agency should consider recovering nearly $124,000 in “excessive” costs from former administrator Scott Pruitt for his first-class travel....
2019-05-21 19:30

UPDATE 2-Lowe's cuts full-year profit forecast as higher costs hurt first quarter Lowe's Cos Inc cut its full-year profit forecast and reported disappointing first-quarter earnings on Wednesday, as higher costs and a push to catch up with larger rival Home Depot dented margins, sending its shares down 9%....
2019-05-22 13:30

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies cover climate change costs The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C. government report that projects the City of Vancouver will have to spend $1 billion this century to mitigate rising sea levels....
2019-06-29 00:15

This is how many times Americans think about sex a day A poll of 2,000 Americans looked at how frequently respondents consciously think and talk about sex typically and aimed to assess their comfort levels on the subject....
2019-07-13 03:00

Here’s how many Americans consider themselves ‘foodies’ More than half of Americans (53%) consider themselves to be foodies, according to new research. A study of 2,000 Americans examined the rise of the foodie phenomenon and found that 62% would go to an event just for the food. The study, conducted by O...
2019-05-29 05:45

Nearly 40% of Americans Think Presidents in Their 70s Are Too Old President Donald Trump is 72. The Democratic frontrunner, former Vice President Joe Biden, is 76, while the runner-up, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, is 77. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren turns 70 next week. Here’s some bad news for all of ...
2019-06-13 00:15

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
2019-05-21 15:30

THE AI IN TRANSPORTATION REPORT: How automakers can use artificial intelligence to cut costs, open new revenue streams, and adapt to the digital age (TM, LYFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. New technology is disrupting legacy automakers' busines...
2019-07-02 11:45

THE AI IN INSURANCE REPORT: How forward-thinking insurers are using AI to slash costs and boost customer satisfaction as disruption looms This is a preview of the AI in Insurance research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Fintech industry research reports. The insurance sector has fallen behind the curve of financial ser...
2019-06-24 00:30

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2019-05-24 01:30

1 in 4 Americans say they never plan to retire. Do you? One-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, suggesting a disconnect between retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce.       ...
2019-07-08 17:30

Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it's more difficult The Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba have made it harder, but far from impossible, for Americans to visit the island nation....
2019-06-06 03:30

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsake for over 20 years....
2019-06-14 16:30

A guide to 4th of July for non-Americans The 4th of Julu marks America's Independence day, and buildup to it can last months; the federal holiday takes over most of the country, and is an all around big deal. Here's a run-down of the most important things to know....
2019-07-04 14:15

Aid in Dying Soon Will be Available to More Americans. Few Will Choose It. By October, more than one in five U.S. adults will be able to obtain lethal prescriptions if terminally ill. But for those who try, obstacles remain....
2019-07-08 18:45

Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick about-face President Trump made recently on the 99-year-old protectionist law known as the Jones Act....
2019-05-22 20:30

Only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing In a new poll from Gallup, only 51% of Americans say socialism would be a bad thing for the United States, with 43% believing it would be a good thing for the nation....
2019-05-21 23:15

Many Americans have had a work spouse A work spouse can be a positive relationship and tends to be a stress reliever. It can become a problem is when the relationship crosses boundaries.       ...
2019-06-09 13:45

The No. 1 reason Americans need a vacation More than one in three Americans (37 percent) have had a ‘life eureka’ moment while on vacation or a trip away, according to new research. Those vacation eureka moments — from taking relationships to the next level to deciding on a ...
2019-06-19 23:30

More elderly Americans dying from falls (Reuters Health) - Death rates from falls are rising among elderly Americans - and climbing fastest among seniors in their 90s, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-04 17:30

Pelosi says Americans have ‘no appetite’ for war with Iran Congressional leaders said they were troubled by Iran’s decision to shoot down an American surveillance drone and worried it could lead to another war in the Middle East. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes President Trump doesn’t want to st...
2019-06-21 04:15

One in Five Americans Get Hurt By Someone Else's Drinking Every Year The negative effects of secondhand smoke are well-documented—the CDC estimates that tens of thousands of nonsmokers die every year in the U.S. due to exposure to someone else’s cigarette habit. But a new study out Monday suggests that the secondhand ...
2019-07-02 00:45

It will be 90 degrees or warmer for nearly 90% of Americans this week At least 290 million people will swelter through the hottest weather of the summer as a record-breaking heat wave bakes the central and eastern U.S.        ...
2019-07-17 20:45

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U.S. effective Wednesday, June 5. The rules target t...
2019-06-06 03:00

Facebook to ban ads dissuading Americans from voting Facebook issued an update on its Civil Rights Audit today and notes that the platform now bans messages that praise, support or represent white nationalism and white separatism. The report adds that Facebook posts should be banned even if those exact...
2019-07-01 05:15

Here's how more Americans can save for retirement, according to the 'father of the 401(k)' More employers, like small businesses, need to start offering retirement savings plans to their workers, says Ted Benna, best known as the 'father of the 401(k).'...
2019-07-09 02:15

What Americans really think the government should do to fix Social Security Social Security is in need of changes before 2035 to continue to pay out benefits as promised. Americans weigh in on what they think the government should do....
2019-07-09 02:15

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 list....
2019-05-21 17:45

Americans aren't having enough kids, and it shows Americans aren’t having babies like they used to. In fact, the U.S. birthrate fell to a 32-year low last year, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
2019-05-24 13:45

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,”...
2019-06-01 18:15

Here's where Americans are vacationing this summer -- and what they're spending Just about half of Americans are hitting the road in the next three months. Where are we headed and how will we get there? For the most part, it's somewhere we can drive to....
2019-06-16 18:45

This is how quickly Americans would spend $10 million It would take the average American seven years to spend $10 million, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans sought to answer the age-old question: What would you do with $10 million? Turns out, Americans would take their time spen...
2019-06-19 23:30

One in five Americans rarely or never wears sunscreen Watching too much TV, not reapplying sunscreen properly, and drinking too many cocktails are some of the most common “summer fails” Americans will experience in the coming months, according to new research. A study examining how frequently people exp...
2019-06-20 05:15

Missing Americans' Jet ski found near Guadeloupe A jet ski believed to have been rented by two missing Americans vacationing in Barbados has been found near the coast of Guadeloupe, authorities said....
2019-07-08 18:30

Here's how much Americans are spending on their kids' allowance A new survey shows that 40% of Americans are paying their kids an allowance. Here's how much they are paying and other ways you can teach your children about money....
2019-06-14 22:00

A Frightening Number of Americans Have Never Gotten Tested for HIV Fewer than 40 percent of Americans have ever gotten HIV testing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These rates are even lower in states with rural areas where the disease is disproportionately more common...
2019-06-29 01:45

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis....
2019-05-22 07:45

Millions of Americans are only $400 away from financial hardship. Here's why A majority of American adults say they are living comfortably, according to an annual Federal Reserve study on financial well-being of households. But nearly a third still lack savings to handle a $400 emergency expense....
2019-05-23 23:15

Americans think 1-in-4 are gay or lesbian, five times reality Americans believe that nearly a quarter of the nation is gay or lesbian, and women and younger people think nearly 3-in-10 are LGBT, according to a new survey....
2019-06-27 18:45

Top 10 tech stresses that frustrate Americans Slow Wi-Fi, login troubles or plagued by a dying battery? A majority of Americans endure five tech frustrations every day, according to new research. A recent poll examining the tech habits of 2,000 Americans found more than 80 percent experience som...
2019-05-23 01:15

Can Americans Hack Their Way Out of an Aversion to Exercise? Slightly more Americans are meeting the federal physical activity guidelines than in years past, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. But overall rates are still low, with disparities across geographic areas...
2019-06-14 16:15

More than half of Americans say they’ve had a ‘taboo’ crush Does knowing you can’t be with someone make them more desirable? One in four Americans are currently crushing on somebody who is completely “off-limits”, according to new research. Additionally, seven in ten of those currently crushing have either ac...
2019-05-31 02:30

Americans trust this public institution more than any other Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.       ...
2019-07-08 21:15

2 Americans among those gored in Spain’s running of the bulls Two Americans were brutally injured after getting gored during the opening of Spain’s wild running of the bulls festival — with seven more days to go. The US citizens were among three people gored Sunday during the opening run in this yea...
2019-07-08 01:45

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took ...
2019-06-28 09:30

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that?       ...
2019-07-17 11:30

Older Americans more likely to cite workplace discrimination CHICAGO (AP) — A poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research says about half of Americans think there’s age discrimination in the workplace. But there’s a split by age. The poll finds 60% of adults age 60 and over...
2019-05-23 17:15

The U.S. government has gone after Huawei. Why do so few Americans know about the smartphone giant? Just a few years ago, Huawei was ascendant in the United States, with executives spinning up plans to be “a leading smartphone brand.” That has largely come true — just not in America....
2019-05-23 00:45

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
2019-07-13 00:30

The Jet Ski ridden by two Americans missing in Barbados has been found A Jet Ski bearing the registration number of one used by two Americans missing in Barbados has been found, according to the press secretary for the Barbadian prime minister....
2019-07-08 02:15

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least s...
2019-06-15 05:30

Lost Your Passport? For Americans in Austria, Any McDonald’s Can Help Under a new partnership announced by the United States Embassy in Vienna, American citizens can go to any of the 194 fast-food restaurants to seek help....
2019-05-21 16:45

This many Americans still sleep with childhood ‘comfort objects’ A third of Americans sleep with a “comfort object” from childhood, according to new research. From a special pillow, a blanket or a stuffed animal held over from when they were little, 34 percent keep something of sentimental value close to them whil...
2019-06-12 01:45

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do than have a bad or unflattering hairstyle, according to new research. The study of 2,000 Americans exa...
2019-06-15 05:30

More Americans care about July 4th than US-China drama The whole country will be anxiously monitoring US trade talks with China this weekend as President Trump meets with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan. Americans will be glued to their TV sets wondering whether Xi will du...
2019-06-27 23:00

Americans hitting the road over Memorial Day Weekend A record number of Americans will kick off the summer with a road trip this Memorial Day Weekend. AAA predicted 43 million Americans will head out of town for the long weekend. The majority are expected to drive to their weekend getaway. Despite risi...
2019-05-21 15:45

The Great Recession was a decade ago, but 23% of Americans are worse off now than before One in four Americans say that their financial situation hasn't changed since the Great Recession, while 23% say they're now worse off financially.       ...
2019-06-17 01:30

Americans eat like refugees in honor of World Refugee Day TUCSON – It’s called The Ration Challenge. Thousands of American honoring World Refugee Day by rationing their food. Participants were sent a box of food to last them a week. The food they get is the same food refugees live off of. The Ra...
2019-06-21 22:15

Trump's Mexico Tariffs Could Hit Americans at Pump President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexico could wreak havoc on the U.S. refining industry, potentially raising prices at the gas pump for American consumers just as the summer driving season begins....
2019-06-01 00:01

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
2019-06-18 07:30

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans most The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the International Monetary Fund said Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:15

More than half of Americans have suffered a ‘workout hangover’ As many as 55 percent of Americans say they have suffered a workout hangover that’s caused them to stay inside all day, with more than a quarter even admitting to skipping work the next day....
2019-05-21 23:15

U.S. may allow more Native Americans religious use of eagle feathers After a years-long battle, the federal government is considering expanding protection from criminal prosecution to all "sincere religious believers" who use eagle feathers in observance of their Native American faith....
2019-07-15 20:15

Revealed: 1.6m Americans live near the most polluting incinerators in the US Lower-income and minority communities are exposed to majority of the pollution coming from waste-burning plants, report findsA total of 1.6 million Americans live next to the most polluting incinerators in the country, with lower-income and minority ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Can you afford to retire? Most Americans fear they can't Many Americans lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs.       ...
2019-07-10 15:45

One-Quarter of Working Americans Have Zero Retirement Savings Many American households remain financially fragile and uncertain about their retirement prospects despite a booming job market that is lifting wages, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Thursday....
2019-05-24 01:00

Irish island asks Americans to move there Down to its last 469 residents, the island of Arranmore, off the west coast of County Donegal, is appealing to Americans to move there, offering high speed internet, beautiful beaches and a sense of community....
2019-06-14 15:15

Analysis: This 4th of July, Americans are fighting over what 'American' should mean When President Donald Trump gives his military-themed "Salute to America" on Thursday, he'll stand in front of the Lincoln Memorial, where the words of President Abraham Lincoln's greatest speech, his second inaugural address, are etched in stone....
2019-07-04 17:45

7 of the 8 Spelling Bee winners are Indian Americans. Here's why that's not surprising This year, 562 spellers competed in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and after a grueling 20 rounds, the eight left at the end were named co-champions....
2019-06-01 11:30

Most Americans say they’ve given private info to a website they don’t trust More than half of Americans (56%) admit to inputting critical personal information into a website they didn’t fully trust, according to new research. A survey of 2,000 Americans aiming to uncover just how easily people trust websites with their perso...
2019-05-21 22:45

Poll: Americans support Roe. v. Wade because they don't understand it Last week, Gallup released its comprehensive 2019 abortion polling data. The poll asked respondents whether they identified as “pro-life” or “pro-choice,” when abortion should be legal, how important abortion was in their voting decisions, and more....
2019-07-04 01:15

Here's one reason why Americans abroad want to surrender their citizenship Americans residing abroad say that tax complexities are making them rethink their U.S. citizenship, according to a survey from Greenback Expat Tax Services....
2019-07-04 05:01

Obama v Doma: how gay Americans marched towards equality From Joe Biden’s unplanned endorsement to a White House lit by the rainbow flag, LGBTQ Americans lived through three extraordinary yearsOn 6 May 2012, Joe Biden went on Meet the Press to endorse marriage equality – and credited an NBC sitcom for his ...
2019-06-02 13:45