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Bill Gates just lost his ranking as the world's 2nd-richest person

Bill Gates just lost his ranking as the world's 2nd-richest person

23 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Bernard Arnault has overtaken Bill Gates as the world's second-richest person, Bloomberg reported. Arnault made his fortune running French luxury conglomerate LVMH. Business...
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Postmates CEO Addresses Rumors of a Possible Sale

27 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann on Wednesday reiterated that his goal is to take the company public even as rumors swirl that the company is looking to be bought. “The official...
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The best new gear we saw at Outdoor Retailer's 2019 summer market

The best new gear we saw at Outdoor Retailer's 2019 summer market

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Outdoor Retailer is a gathering of who's who and what's what in the outdoor-gear industry. What transpires is a seemingly endless maze of coolers, backpacks, camper vans, and...
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An Illinois Goodwill will reportedly stop paying employees with disabilities as state sets $15 minimum wage

An Illinois Goodwill will reportedly stop paying employees with disabilities as state sets $15 minimum wage

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

The state-wide minimum wage in Illinois is set to be increased to $15 an hour by 2025. In response to this, Land of Lincoln Goodwill Industries plans to cut paychecks for...
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New study works with historically disenfranchised communities to combat sudden oak death

1 hour ago   |   Science Daily

Science often reflects the priorities of dominant industries and ignores the needs of disenfranchised communities, resulting in the perpetuation of historical injustices. One...
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Heat index tops 101 degrees in Raleigh, 107 in Fayetteville

Heat index tops 101 degrees in Raleigh, 107 in Fayetteville

1 hour ago   |   WRAL

Much of the viewing area, including Wake County, is under a heat advisory Wednesday as high temperatures and humidity make the air feel steamy.
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GOP Senate Candidate Upset Over 'Homosexual Activities,' 'Wife-Swap TV Shows'

GOP Senate Candidate Upset Over 'Homosexual Activities,' 'Wife-Swap TV Shows'

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

Alabama's John Merrill, who's trying to unseat Sen. Doug Jones, thinks America is losing its morality.
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These 8 stocks are the best bets for investors looking to crush the market and save the environment at the same time

These 8 stocks are the best bets for investors looking to crush the market and save the environment at the same time

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Analysts from RBC Capital Markets compiled a list of top environmental, social, and governance-based investment ideas. Companies included in the the firm's Global ESG Best...
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Powerful agent Rich Paul strikes deal to become head of United Talent Agency Sports

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Creative Artists Agency is a powerhouse entertainment agency with an impressive basketball division led by agents Aaron Mintz, Austin Brown, and Leon Rose. They can offer a...
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Report: Deion Jones could get new deal on Wednesday

2 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

After the Falcons signed defensive tackle Grady Jarrett to a four-year extension on Monday, word was that linebacker Deion Jones was the next on the list of players in line for...
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‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

A judge has issued a restraining order and Warner Bros. is looking into the allegations. Read more ...

FBI, Italy arrest 19 mafia suspects with ties to Gambino crime family

FBI, Italy arrest 19 mafia suspects with ties to Gambino crime family

Their investigation revealed strong links between the Sicilian mafia of Palermo and American organized crime families - particularly the Gambino crime family of New York... Read more ...

Man finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago, now searching for author

Man finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago, now searching for author

The man said he was looking for the author of the message who described himself in the note as a 13-year-old English boy traveling in a cruise ship along the southern... Read more ...

A postcard mailed from Hong Kong in 1993 arrived in Illinois last week

A postcard mailed from Hong Kong in 1993 arrived in Illinois last week

An Illinois woman is hoping to solve a 26-year-old mystery after a postcard from Hong Kong arrived in her mailbox last week. Read more ...

'Absolutely unimaginable': 6-year-old girl dies after being struck by...

'Absolutely unimaginable': 6-year-old girl dies after being struck by father's golf ball

Family members described the girl as her dad's "golfing buddy." Read more ...

Florida city hopes 'Baby Shark' song will drive homeless away

Florida city hopes 'Baby Shark' song will drive homeless away

The loop of "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos" is a temporary fix to keep homeless people off the patio. Read more ...

German Ensan, 55, oldest world poker champion in 20 years

German Ensan, 55, oldest world poker champion in 20 years

LAS VEGAS - Germany's Hossein Ensan outlasted Italy's Dario Sammartino and Canada's Alex Livingston to claim the $10 million title at the 50th World Series of Poker Main Event... Read more ...

Ewan posts first Tour stage win, Alaphilippe keeps yellow

Ewan posts first Tour stage win, Alaphilippe keeps yellow

TOULOUSE, France - Tour de France debutant Caleb Ewan sprinted to victory on Stage 11 of the Tour de France on Wednesday, while Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe kept the race... Read more ...

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dead at 99

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens - a strong proponent of abolishing the Second Amendment - has died, ABC News reported. He was 99. Appointed by Republican... Read more ...

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case

Judge rules to unseal redacted materials in Michael Cohen case

Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump's now-imprisoned former attorney Michael Cohen - and a federal... Read more ...