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Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 12:18 PM EDT

UN Environment Chief: US Likely to Live Up to Paris Accord

UN Environment Chief: US Likely to Live Up to Paris Accord

The head of the U.N. environment program said Tuesday the United States is likely to live up to the Paris climate deal despite President Donald Trump's planned pullout, because "all the big American companies"...

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 07:57 PM EDT

Senators Blast Facebook, Twitter, Google in Russia Probe

Senators Blast Facebook, Twitter, Google in Russia Probe

Exasperated U.S. senators harshly criticized representatives of Facebook, Twitter and Google at a hearing Tuesday for not doing more to prevent Russian agents interfering with the American political process...

Monday, Oct 30, 2017 at 05:12 PM EDT

Fancy Suits at Center of Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Charges

Fancy Suits at Center of Ex-Trump Campaign Chief Charges

At $7,500 apiece, the handmade custom suits former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort wore were meant to dazzle and impress. An indictment unsealed Monday detailing conspiracy and money laundering...

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 06:08 PM EDT

Facebook Announces New Ad Transparency Before Russia Hearing

Facebook Announces New Ad Transparency Before Russia Hearing

Under pressure in advance of hearings on Russian election interference, Facebook is moving to increase transparency for everyone who sees and buys political advertising on its site. Executives for the social...

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 05:13 PM EDT

Barbie's World Shaken by Toys R Us Bankruptcy

Barbie's World Shaken by Toys R Us Bankruptcy

There's some trouble in toyland, and companies are blaming Toys R Us. Mattel, the maker of Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars, reported disappointing third-quarter results late Thursday and said it was hurt by...

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 03:08 PM EDT

Jeff Bezos Is Now the Richest Man in the World With $90 Billion

Jeff Bezos Is Now the Richest Man in the World With $90 Billion

Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world Friday morning, after adding nearly $7 billion to his wealth overnight. With Amazon's share price surging Friday morning after its earnings report, Bezos's wealth...

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 at 07:07 PM EDT

Premiums Rising 34 Pct. for Most Popular Health Plan: Study

Premiums Rising 34 Pct. for Most Popular Health Plan: Study

Premiums for the most popular "Obamacare" plans are going up an average of 34 percent, according to a study out Wednesday that confirms dire predictions about the impact of political turmoil on consumers. Wind...

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 03:49 PM EDT

Walgreens to Stock Stores Nationwide With Narcan Nasal Spray

Walgreens to Stock Stores Nationwide With Narcan Nasal Spray

Walgreens announced this week that it plans to stock all of its stores across the U.S. with Narcan as the nation's opioid epidemic reaches new levels. The medication, which is administered via nasal spray...

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 at 10:23 AM EDT

White House Welcomes Senate Vote Killing Consumer Rule

White House Welcomes Senate Vote Killing Consumer Rule

The White House is welcoming a congressional measure killing the ability of millions of Americans to band together to sue bank or credit card companies to resolve financial disputes in a major win for Wall...

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 at 07:21 PM EDT

Calls for Probe After Zinke Neighbor Gets PR Power Contract

Calls for Probe After Zinke Neighbor Gets PR Power Contract

Members of Congress from both parties on Tuesday called for an investigation into a $300 million contract awarded to a small company based in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown of Whitefish, Montana. The...

 

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