unit Warner Bros. has announced that the world’s first official Harry Potter
flagship store will be coming to New York City this summer. According to the
company’s statement, it will be the biggest store dedicated...
Inc.’s (NASDAQ: TSLA) recent rally has made it the highest-valued U.S.
automaker of all time. The latest surge in Tesla’s stock price pushed its
market value to nearly $85 billion, higher than Ford’s previous record...
operators at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has
announced that they have lost contact with one of their spacecraft. Contact was
lost with ASTERIA, short for Arcsecond Space Telescope Enabling...
research released by Universities Space Research Association (USRA) suggests
that Venus could be volcanically active today. The finding would mark the first
time humans observed an active volcano on another planet. The research...
Food and Drug Administration’s new nutrition labeling rules kicked in on the
first of January, marking big changes for many food manufacturers. The most prominent
change is the new Nutrition Facts label with two side-by-side...
the owner of Sears and Kmart stores, has sold the DieHard brand to Advance Auto
Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP) for $200 million. Under the announced all-cash
transaction, Transformco will still have rights to sell DieHard...
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a vaccine for the
prevention of the deadly Ebola virus disease for the first time. Ervebo, a
single-dose, injectable vaccine manufactured by American pharmaceutical company
Communications has lost a piracy infringement case after a 13-day trial in a
U.S. District Court in Virginia. The jury unanimously found Cox liable for
willful contributory and vicarious infringement of more than 10,000 musical
police have arrested more than 300 people in a major operation against the
southern ‘Ndrangheta organized crime syndicate.
In one of the most extensive law enforcement operations ever, about 3,000
officers made arrests...
Health Corp (NYSE: CVS) and its Omnicare unit have been sued by the federal
government over accusations of fraudulently billing Medicare, Medicaid, and
Tricare, which serves military personnel, for drugs without valid
Department of Justice (DOJ) is reportedly preparing to take legal action
against Live Nation Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: LYV) for violating the terms
of a 2010 merger agreement. The DOJ has accused Live Nation...
competition regulator is saying that Amazon.com Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) purchase
of a stake in online food delivery group Deliveroo requires an in-depth
investigation due to “serious competition concerns.” The...
annual Arctic Report Card, a peer-reviewed assessment produced by the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is painting a disturbing picture of the
state of the region. The report focuses on the effects of...
than a year ago, the world was shocked by Chinese biophysicist He Jiankui’s highly
controversial attempt to create HIV-immune babies using CRISPR technology. Now,
an MIT Technology Review report says he may have created...
Hastings, the chief executive of Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), has announced
plans to spend 30 billion Indian rupees, or $420.5 million, on producing and
licensing content in India by the end of next year. That is part of...
evidence shows illegal, off-brand THC vaping products aren’t the only products
to blame for the current outbreak of lung illnesses. Now, legitimate THC vapes have
also been implicated in the epidemic. There have also been...
Interactive Inc. (NASDAQ: PTON) has come under fire for a controversial new ad
pushing its bike as a great Christmas gift for wives. The commercial, set to
Tal Bachman’s 1999 one-hit wonder “She’s So High,” took...
President Trump has announced on Twitter that he would levy new
tariffs on industrial metals from Brazil and Argentina in yet another move in his
global trade war. The new tariffs come after Trump imposed quotas on steel and
J.W. Mitchell High School in New Port Richey, Florida has
become the first school in the world to use man-made, synthetic frogs for science
class dissections. About 100 of the reusable synthetic frogs were dissected by
The European Space Agency announced that it has been granted
more money than it expected from the 22 member states that fund it. During its
meeting in Seville, Spain, representatives from all the countries that make up
Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough won’t be returning as
judges the 15th season of “America’s Got Talent” according to
emerging reports. The two judges, who replaced judges Mel B and Heidi Klum,
have reportedly not received...
SpaceX’s Starlink mini internet satellites are already disrupting
astronomical research, to the annoyance of astronomers. Researchers at a
Chilean observatory found their work interrupted for about five minutes when a Starlink
Pakistan has begun vaccinating millions of children against
typhoid using a newly developed typhoid vaccine. The vaccine will be used
during a two-week immunization campaign in southern Sindh province, where an
J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) saw its shares rally after
it reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss for its most recent quarter.
The 117-year-old retailer reported an adjusted loss of 30 cents per share, lower
Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) will ban campaign advertising globally
under a new policy being implemented next week. Under the policy, ads of any
type from political figures and groups are not allowed and strict limits will
Dean Foods (NYSE:
DF), the nation’s biggest milk producer, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
protection to reorganize its debt and help fund pensions while it looks to sell
the company. The company said substantially...
A patient with a vaping-related lung injury has
received a double-lung transplant at Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital. The man’s lungs
were reportedly damaged beyond repair by vaping. The hospital system believes
it is the...
Amtrak reported record ridership and revenue for 2019 in its
latest annual report, marking its third straight year of record ridership and
revenues. For the fiscal year ending September 30, Amtrak provided 32.5 million
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has a gift for wireless subscribers
on many of its old Mobile Share Value data plans, but it’s going to cost them. AT&T
has been emailing customers to inform them that they are getting an additional
The Carolina Panthers have announced that quarterback
Cam Newton has been placed on injured reserve due to a nagging foot injury. Newton
suffered a Lisfranc injury to his left foot in the third preseason game that
Air pollution in New Delhi has reached levels that have gone
past “severe-plus” on the air quality index. Levels of tiny particulate matter
in the air, known as PM 2.5, reached above 900, way over the 500-level that
A new study may have found the answer to a puzzling link
between sleep and Alzheimer’s disease. Previous research has shown that people
with Alzheimer’s often have sleep problems. Studies have also shown that people
The United Auto Workers (UAW) and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:
F) have reached an agreement on a proposed tentative labor contract. The
deal was being negotiated at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan
A new policy statement from the American Academy of
Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that some severely obese preteens should be
considered for weight loss surgery. The new guidance is based on a review of
medical evidence showing...
A Russian research project involving migratory eagles was
nearly bankrupted by massive roaming charges after the birds crossed over into
Iran. As data bills for the tracking devices on the birds quickly ate up the study’s
The McKamey Manor haunted house is not for the faint of
heart. A haunted tour experience, which spans two states and lasts up to 10
hours, promises a unique experience based on the attendee’s personal fears. The website
Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) department stores and subsidiaries will
stop selling animal fur products by early 2021. Fur will no longer be sold in
any Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s department stores or its off-price stores,
AT&T TV Now, previously known as DirecTV Now, will cost
as much as 30 percent more starting next month. AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) made
the announcement in an email to customers that will be affected by the price
Northern Californians may be experiencing widespread power
cuts like the one they suffered last week for the next decade, according to PG&E
Corp. CEO Bill Johnson. During an emergency meeting with the California Public
An outbreak of African swine fever has decimated the Chinese
pig population and is spreading across Asia. The World Organization of Animal
Health now believes that the disease has spread to more than 50 countries. Now,
AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has announced it has reached an
agreement to sell its operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to
Liberty Latin America Ltd. (NASDAQ: LILA) for $1.95 billion in cash. According
to the announcement,...
Novartis’s (NYSE: NVS) anti-blindness medicine Beovu has won
U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. The drug is used to treat wet
age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Beovu’s list price is around $11,100
for the first...
Large protests against austerity has prompted President Lenin
Moreno of Ecuador to move the seat of his government from the capital, Quito, to
the coastal city of Guayaquil more than 150 miles away. Mr. Moreno declared a
The scientists of the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory
for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) have selected the piece of ice they
plan to freeze into for the next year. The MOSAiC design involves freezing the
Jordan Peele is one of the hottest filmmakers working today.
His movies have been huge hits at the theaters and his brand can sell movies. His
two directing efforts – Get Out and Us – have made over $500 million worldwide.
A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention appears to show that humans can contract a rare type of
tuberculosis, called bovine tuberculosis, from deer. The report details the
case of a Michigan hunter...
Scientists agree that the Tyrannosaurus rex had the
strongest bite of any land animal in Earth’s history. What has remained a
mystery was how the dinosaur delivered such strong bites without damaging its
own skull. Now, University...
Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) is making big changes to
its app with a huge redesign. The company announced a slew of new features that
will be added to its app at an event in San Francisco. Uber CEO Dara
Despite their aloofness, a new study appears to show that cats
are just as capable of relationships with people as dogs or infants. Previous
studies had reached conflicting findings about whether cats form attachments to
India has announced a sweeping ban of e-cigarettes within
its borders. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated during a news
conference, “Considering the seriousness of the impact of e-cigarettes on the
youth, the cabinet...