U.S. News & Politics

U.K. leader survives no-confidence vote over Brexit plan
U.K. leader survives no-confidence vote over Brexit plan

Last Updated Dec 12, 2018 5:09 PM EST LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a challenge to her leadership from European Union skeptics in her own party over her handling of th...

Trump's Regulatory Dredging
Trump's Regulatory Dredging

One reason business confidence remains high despite President Trump’s tariffs is because his Administration continues to prune regulation. Behold the Environmental Protection Agency’s prop...

Macron's Salvage Operation
Macron's Salvage Operation

Emmanuel Macron tried to save his presidency Monday night with a contrite national address. After weeks of “Yellow Vest” protests across France, the leader made policy concessions with a g...

'Anti-Zionism' Threatens Europe's Jews
'Anti-Zionism' Threatens Europe's Jews

‘Anti-Zionism isn’t the same as anti-Semitism,” we keep hearing. A new study suggests that for Jewish Europeans, the distinction is without a difference. The European Union Agency fo...

Trump Defends the International Order
Trump Defends the International Order

Does the European Union place the interests of its people above those of its bureaucrats? One audience member reflexively shouted “Yes!” when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asked the quest...

“These are tears of joy”: Three missing from West Virginia mine found alive
“These are tears of joy”: Three missing from West Virginia mine found alive

Last Updated Dec 12, 2018 8:23 PM EST WHITESVILLE, W.Va. — Three people who went missing in a West Virginia mine have been located, the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety ...

Three missing West Virginia miners found alive
Three missing West Virginia miners found alive

Last Updated Dec 12, 2018 7:12 PM EST WHITESVILLE, W.Va. — Three people who went missing in a West Virginia mine have been located, the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety ...

Nancy Pelosi secures votes to be speaker again with term-limit deal
Nancy Pelosi secures votes to be speaker again with term-limit deal

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced Wednesday evening that she struck a deal with a group of seven rebel Democrats to limit the terms of senior Democratic leaders, paving the way for her election...

Economy & Finance

Walmart Testing Flippy The Job-Stealing Robot Cook
Walmart Testing Flippy The Job-Stealing Robot Cook

Walmart is testing out a new kitchen robot assistant named “Flippy” at its Bentonville, Arkansas headquarters in order to see if it might make for a valuable team member in its in-store de...

Multipolar World Order In The Making: Qatar Dumps OPEC
Multipolar World Order In The Making: Qatar Dumps OPEC

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The decision by Qatar to abandon OPEC threatens to redefine the global energy market, especially in light of Saudi Arabia’s ...

Modi Could Turn India Into The Land Of Free Money In 2019
Modi Could Turn India Into The Land Of Free Money In 2019

ASSOCIATED PRESS To win the 2019 elections, Modi needs to turn India into the land of free money. So, he’s reining in the independence of The Reserve Bank of India (RBI). “The government i...

Startups Aren't Cool Anymore – And That's Okay
Startups Aren't Cool Anymore – And That's Okay

This week, The Atlantic ran an article by an MBA student who was noticing how startups aren’t ‘cool’ anymore. Between the threat of an economic downturn and looming student-loan paym...

Will the Fed Pull Yield Curves Out of This Power Dive?
Will the Fed Pull Yield Curves Out of This Power Dive?

In the last 35 years, I cannot remember more attention being paid to the shape of the yield curve by normally sane people. Historically, yield curve arcana is reserved for bond geeks. Most recently, t...

The Most-Bought Tech Stocks Of Investment Gurus
The Most-Bought Tech Stocks Of Investment Gurus

Fund managers in the third quarter continued buying tech stocks, a sector that outperformed all others over the past five years. The S&P 500 Technology SPDR returned 89.84% over the past half deca...

12 Aggressive Funds to Buy for a Still-Bullish 2019
12 Aggressive Funds to Buy for a Still-Bullish 2019

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15 Best Jobs With the Biggest Paychecks
15 Best Jobs With the Biggest Paychecks

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Technology

Changing consumer behavior is the key to unlocking billion-dollar businesses
Changing consumer behavior is the key to unlocking billion-dollar businesses

Jonathan Golden Contributor Share on Twitter Jonathan Golden is a partner at NEA and a former director of product at Airbnb. In the summer of 2012, I had just learned of a new service where a driver w...

Woman who endured stillbirth pleads with tech companies to cease baby ads
Woman who endured stillbirth pleads with tech companies to cease baby ads

A woman who recently suffered a stillbirth penned an emotional letter to technology companies this week about how she still receives baby-related advertisements even after she shared on social me...

California mulls “text tax” on mobile messages
California mulls “text tax” on mobile messages

Californians may or may not type OMG at the news, but texting may soon come with an extra fee on their mobile phone bills. State regulators are weighing a tax on the popular communications tool to hel...

“Scary” warming in the Arctic at unusual times and places
“Scary” warming in the Arctic at unusual times and places

WASHINGTON — Scientists are seeing surprising melting in Earth’s polar regions at times they don’t expect, like winter, and in places they don’t expect, like eastern Antarctica...

Google CEO on Capitol Hill: Here are some of the weirdest exchanges
Google CEO on Capitol Hill: Here are some of the weirdest exchanges

Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s Tuesday appearance on Capitol Hill featured a mix of strange theater and baffling moments as the engineer-turned-chief executive parried questions from lawmakers. Alth...

Super League Gaming aims to be “Little League for esports”
Super League Gaming aims to be “Little League for esports”

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Christian Pineda plays a lot of video games, but he’s best at “Minecraft.” Hunched over a laptop in the front row of a half-full movie theater last month, ...

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