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Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:55 AM EDT

Weak Pay Growth Puzzles Fed Chief, Just Like Everyone Else

Weak Pay Growth Puzzles Fed Chief, Just Like Everyone Else

Halfway through a news conference Wednesday, the head of the world's most powerful central bank was asked a question weighing on the minds — and the checking accounts — of Americans everywhere: When will people...

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 at 09:46 PM EDT

Comcast Challenges Disney With $65B Bid for Fox

Comcast Challenges Disney With $65B Bid for Fox

Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox's entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company. The bid comes just a day after a federal judge cleared AT&T's...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 11:47 AM EDT

Charitable Giving in US Tops $400 billion For First Time

Charitable Giving in US Tops $400 billion For First Time

Fueled by a surging stock market and huge gifts from billionaires, charitable giving in the United States in 2017 topped the $400 billion mark for the first time, according to the latest comprehensive report on...

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 11:16 AM EDT

Mayors of 7 US Cities Where Marijuana Is Legal Form Group

Mayors of 7 US Cities Where Marijuana Is Legal Form Group

Mayors from seven U.S. cities with legal marijuana have formed a coalition.

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 10:40 PM EDT

Federal Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Federal Judge Approves AT&T-Time Warner Merger

A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, potentially ushering in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies....

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 10:41 PM EDT

New Disclosure Shows Growing Kushner Wealth, Debt

New Disclosure Shows Growing Kushner Wealth, Debt

Financial disclosure forms released late Monday show that White House special adviser — and President Donald Trump's son-in-law — Jared Kushner's wealth and debt both appear to have risen over the year, an...

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 05:46 PM EDT

Rival Restaurants, Analysts React to IHOP Name Change

Rival Restaurants, Analysts React to IHOP Name Change

The International House of Pancakes, commonly referred to as IHOP, created a social media frenzy last week, when it announced intentions to change its name to “IHOb.” But customers had to wait until Monday to...

Monday, Jun 11, 2018 at 06:30 AM EDT

Behind the Misleading Claims Fueling America's Bourbon Boom

Behind the Misleading Claims Fueling America's Bourbon Boom

Bourbon has become increasingly popular across the United States, but many recognizable and artisan American whiskey brands are sourcing their product from massive wholesale distilleries or taking creative...

Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 at 01:31 PM EDT

Why One Judge's Decision Could Change the Fate of US Media

Why One Judge's Decision Could Change the Fate of US Media

A senior judge at the U.S. District court for the District of Columbia, Richard Leon will decide on Tuesday whether to approve AT&T's $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, NBC News reported. AT&T's argument...

Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 at 11:33 PM EDT

Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or Surveillance

Google Pledges Not to Use AI for Weapons or Surveillance

Google pledged Thursday that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons, surveillance that violates international norms, or that works in ways that go against human rights. It...

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