Business

Some seven million people have been displaced due to extreme weatherin just the first six months of 2019. It marks a new record, writes the New York Times Somini Sengupta, that indicates this

President Donald Trump sought to boost the spirits of Republican lawmakers Thursday, mocking Democrats and promising a new tax cut package, as he returned to the city he recently disparaged as a "rat

London Stock Exchange Group Plc has formally rejected a takeover proposal from Asian rival Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd., saying the bid has fundamental flaws. The board of the 300-ye

Once again, the top 10 Democratic presidential candidates took to the debate stage Thursday night, this time in Houston, Texas. It was the first time, however, that the top three vying for the jobV

Going into todays European Central Bank rate decision, outgoing chief Mario Draghi was asked to pull off the impossibleto fight off recession, to keep Europes biggest commercial banks happy a

Google employees have announced they are joining their big tech counterparts at Amazon and Microsoft in walking off the job on Sept. 20 to participate in the global climate strike. The climate change

Snap has shared a detailed log of Facebooks competitive tactics with investigators in the Federal Trade Commissions antitrust probe of its larger rival, according to a new report. Snap reported

President Donald Trump said Thursday that hes planning a tax cut directed at the middle class that will be announced in the next year. It will be a very substantial tax cut, Trump told congr

The U.K. Parliament is not suspended and must return to work immediately, the country's highest court ruled Tuesday morning. In an unprecedented ruling, the Supreme Court ruled not only that it was ad

Lawmakers have been passing spending bills with unusual speed and little fanfare lately, most recently the $854 billion package covering the Departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Labor an

Technologies

Disrupt SF will light up San Francisco on October 2-4, and as usual weve designed the show to be unmissable for founders, investors and just about anyone in the global startup scene. In a post

Credit cards have become all but ubiquitous for consumer transactions, and it isnt hard to see why. By intermediating payments, networks like Visa allow buyers and sellers to exchange money fo

Were announcing a big addition to the Disrupt SF Agenda: Will Smith and director Ang Lee will be joining us to discuss their upcoming film Gemini Man. Theyve both had long careers in

Fans of sci-fi and fringe tech may already be familiar with the idea of the space elevator, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like and totally impossible with todays techno

Google'sfirst foray into Chinese markets was a short-lived experiment. Google Chinas search engine was launched in 2006 and abruptly pulled from mainland China in 2010 amid a major hack of the co

Got an early stage fund? Then grab an Investor pass, pack your bags and head to Disrupt Berlin 2019on 11-12 December. Well host hundreds of exhibiting startups, which makes this tech confere

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Google doesnt have to de-reference results related to the so-called right to be forgotten at a global scale. Europes top court also

Fieldwire, which makes task management software for construction teams that helps organize everyone involved in a project so things dont fall through the figurative (or literal) cracks, has ra

Ryan Floyd Contributor Share on Twitter Ryan Floyd is a founding managing director of Storm Ventures, investing in early-stage enterprise SaaS c

Felicis Ventures has, in its roughly 13 years of existence, established a reputation in venture circles as a smart early-stage investment firm thats willing to make bets almost anywhere in th


Health

Scarcely five weeks before a landmark federal civil trial in the opioid epidemic, the giant retail pharmacy chains and drug distributors that are defendants in the bellwether Ohio case are seeking to

ANABAH, Afghanistan He was a few minutes old; a fussy, wriggling baby in a heated bassinet. He let out a squawk when a neonatal nurse plunged a vitamin K injection into his thigh.The six-pound boy

David A. Jones, who with a partner built Humana from a single nursing home into a health insurance behemoth, died on Wednesday at a rehabilitation facility in Louisville, Ky. He was 88.A company spoke

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LONDON A court in the Netherlands on Wednesday acquitted a doctor who had been accused of unlawful euthanasia for administering a lethal injection to a patient with dementia, a case that raised qu

ImagePharmacies that sell the abortion drug misoprostol can be found just past the Texas border in places like Nuevo Progreso, Mexico. The pills can also be ordered by mail.CreditMichael Stravato for

So, in case the title didnt give it away, todays post is on an interesting topic, but hear me out before judging!I get a lot of questions from people who try my homemade deodorant and have issue

When trying to make diet changes in order to improve health, nitrates are one of the additives most of us try to avoid. In general, additives and preservatives arent ideal, and we want to avoid the

Garlic is one of my favorite ingredients for flavoring food. I use it fresh in all kinds of dishes. I also use garlic powder so frequently that Imake it myself. So when I found out that roasted garl

Recently, Netflix announced that it would not include depictions of smoking in any new programming aimed at younger viewers. In a similar vein, on the advice of medical experts, it has removed the sui

Entertainment

No one is getting off easy in Grey's Anatomy season 16.After everybody had a good time falling in love and committing the occasional crime in season 15, they're now facing the music in a way they ne

EXCLUSIVE! Kanye West is not ready to see daughter North West wearing makeup just yet, Kim Kardashian has revealed.While at a dinner party for the launch of her and supermodel Winnie Harlow's KKW x WI

The majority of the wealthy parents arrested in the Operation Varsity Blues college admissions scandal filed guilty pleas in order to receive lighter sentences. That included actress Felicity Huffman

BTSmember,Jungkook, sparked rumored that hes dating a female tattoo artist after leaked CCTV footage showed the pair hanging out earlier this week. However, Big Hit Entertainment has issued a

Listen, evenKim Kardashian Googles some prettyquestionable stuff sometimes.TheKeeping Up With the Kardashians star appeared onThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday night and the

Lindsay Lohan, 33, may or may not have known who was behind the octopus mask when it was revealed during her time as a panelist on The Masked Singer Australia on Sept. 23 but Twitter users couldnt

CouldKhloe Kardashianbe joiningKim KardashianandKanye West in the great state of Wyoming?Well, if Kim had her wayand the room in her scheduleshe would bring her sis Khloe with her so that

Felicity Huffman, 56, is just one day away from learning her punishment for her role in the college admissions scandal. TheDesperate Housewives star will be sentenced in a Massachusetts court on Se

This is insane. Christie Brinkley is 65-years-old and her legs are absolutely flawless. She showed them off on Sept, 13 while heading into rehearsals for Dancing with the Stars where shes one of 12

Felicity Huffman is facing the consequences of her actions.On Friday, the mother-of-two was sentenced to 14 days in prison, plus supervised release for one year, 250 hours of community service and a $

Sports

Week 3 of the NFL season is here, and there are plenty of notable performances. What do they mean? Tristan H. Cockcroft and Matt Bowen are here with instant analysis on the biggest fantasy performers,

Bengaluru, September 13: Ahead of the San Marino Grand Prix, it was time to talk shop in the pre-event press conference, with reigning champion and FIM MotoGP World Championship leader Marc Marquez (R

ONE WEEK IN early March, on a blustery, windswept day, Fabiano Caruana decides to get away. He drives three hours west from his St. Louis apartment over winding gravel roads to reach his destination,

West Virginia, September 14: Joaquin Niemann carded an eight-under 62 to move into a three-way tie for the Greenbrier Classic lead, but the second round belonged to Kevin Chappell. Niemann, 20,

Milan, September 13: Massimiliano Allegri lauded the mentality of Cristiano Ronaldo, while the former Juventus head coach believes Inter can win the Scudetto. Ronaldo should be in the twilight

Pune, Sept. 16: Naveen Kumar secured another Super 10 as Dabang Delhi K.C. beat Telugu Titans 37-29 in a VIVO Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) match at a fully packed Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Ma

Bengaluru, September 13: This weekend, the Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Vancouver, Canada to host UFC Fight Night 158: Cowboy vs. Gaethje at the Rogers Arena. The promotion's fifth visit

As the Toronto Raptors hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy in June, they put a punctuation mark at the end of a wild NBA decade.The 2010s will go down as one of the league's most successful periods, and

After his third at-bat Thursday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso decided to change his appearance, shaving his mustache during the game.He struck out twice and reache

London, September 17: Valencia coach Albert Celades backed his squad ahead of their Champions League clash against Chelsea, although he admitted their situation was far from ideal. The LaLiga c