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...
Wendy’s Co. (NASDAQ: WEN) has been a holdout in the
breakfast area among major national chains but is now ready to tackle its
competitors head-on. The burger chain has announced that it will be launching
its breakfast menu nationwide...
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has added a new layer to its music
streaming service to attract those interested in high quality audio. In a press
release, the company announced the launch of Amazon Music HD which it says has millions
Reports have emerged of a successful Russian hack of the
Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) communication systems that allowed Russian
operatives access to sensitive information. According to the reports, the aim
The International Energy Agency (IEA), which monitors energy
supplies for the world’s richest nations, revealed in its latest report that the
United States briefly held the title of top oil exporter over Saudi Arabia and
Rachel Maddow, host of “The Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC, is
being sued for more than $10 million for saying that an American conservative
television network is “paid Russian propaganda.” The federal defamation lawsuit,
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has admitted to violating a
Chinese labor rule following a report on the matter by non-profit advocacy
group China Labor Watch (CLW). The group was founded in 2000 as a 501(c)(3)
organization to investigate...
India has located its missing Vikram lander from its
Chandrayaan-2 mission on the surface of the moon. Indian Space and Research
Organisation (ISRO) spokesperson Vivek Singh said that a thermal image of the lander
had been taken...
The New York Department of Health is looking at Vitamin E
acetate as being connected to the nearly three dozen reports of vaping-related pulmonary
illnesses reported in the state. According to the health officials high levels
Energy-efficiency standards for lightbulbs that were set to
take effect next year have been reversed by the Department of Energy (DOE). The
new standards, set to go into effect in January 2020, aimed to gradually phase
Plant-based diets have been associated with a number of
benefits, including decreased inflammation, improved cardiovascular and
digestive health, and a reduced risk of developing heart disease and cancer
later in life. Now, a...
A lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New
York seeking to recover money paid to talent agencies, the performers they
represent, and some vendors for promoting the infamous Fyre Festival. The
lawsuit was filed...
Political unrest in Hong Kong is hurting sales at luxury
jeweler Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF). CEO Alessandro Bogliolo said during a
post-earnings conference call that Tiffany lost six selling days in Hong Kong during
The federal government has opened the door for medical and
scientific researchers to have better access to legal marijuana for study
purposes. The Drug Enforcement Administration has filed a notice in the Federal
Major League Baseball has issued a memo to its players
warning of the “very real risk” of over-the-counter sexual enhancement pills
leading to a positive test for banned substances. MLB sent the memo to major
More than 4,000 products declared unsafe by federal agencies
have been found for sale on Amazon.com Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) digital storefront.
Nearly half the problematic items were listed as shipping from an Amazon
A new study published recently in JAMA Pediatrics appears to
show that drinking fluoridated tap water while pregnant could lower the IQ of
the child. Study author Christine Till, a neuropsychologist at Toronto’s York