BIDEN SEEKS CLOSER TIES WITH JAPAN AS THE U.S. PREPARES TO CHALLENGE CHINA

U.S. President Joe Biden will hold his first in-person summit with a foreign leader on Friday when Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide...

RICHARD BRANSON SELLS OVER $150 MILLION IN VIRGIN GALACTIC STOCK

Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Galactic who helped take the company public, sold more than $150 million worth of the company's...

 
 
 

FORD CEO TAKES SHOT AT TESLA FOR USING CUSTOMERS TO TEST UNFINISHED TECH

In a tweet about Ford's upcoming hands-free highway driving system, Farley said: "BlueCruise! We tested it in the real world, so our...

HERE'S WHO JUST GOT RICH FROM THE COINBASE DEBUT

New York's Union Square Ventures first invested in Coinbase at 20 cents a share in 2013. Eight years later, the stock debuted on the...

 
 
 

THE ECONOMY IS RUNNING ON A STIMULUS-FUELED CAFFEINE HIGH. WHAT WILL HAPPEN WHEN IT WEARS OFF?

The path beyond this rocket-fueled year looks far less clear.

‘IT IS TIME TO END AMERICA'S LONGEST WAR' - BIDEN ANNOUNCES U.S. TROOPS TO LEAVE AFGHANISTAN BY SEPT. 11

"It is time to end America's longest war," Biden said. "It is time for American troops to come home."

 
 
 

COMPANIES THAT RECEIVED COVID GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS UNDER TRUMP ADMINISTRATION RAMPED UP LOBBYING

Corporations that received millions of dollars in Covid government contracts under the Trump administration also initiated large-scale...

AS COINBASE DEBUTS, POWELL CALLS CRYPTOCURRENCIES 'VEHICLES FOR SPECULATION'

Cryptocurrencies are for making bets on price increases and haven't reached the status of payment mechanisms yet, Powell said Wednesday

 
 
 

OFFICER WHO SHOT AND KILLED CAPITOL RIOTER ASHLI BABBITT WON'T BE CHARGED, DOJ SAYS

Ashli Babbitt was one of five people who died as a result of the invasion of the Capitol by a mob of former President Trump's supporters.

AMERICAN AIRLINES RAMPS UP DOMESTIC SCHEDULE TO NEARLY PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS

American Airlines plans to grow its summer U.S. domestic capacity to more than 90% of 2019 levels.

 
 
 

GARY GENSLER CONFIRMED BY SENATE TO LEAD THE SEC, WALL STREET'S TOP REGULATOR

Gensler was confirmed to lead the SEC on Wednesday. He promised to tackle bitcoin regulation, "gamification" of trading and board diversity.

WHITE HOUSE SAYS U.S. IS WORKING TO ACCELERATE DOSES OF PFIZER, MODERNA COVID VACCINES

Jeff Zients said the FDA's recommended pause on J&J's vaccine would not have a "significant impact" on the administration's vaccination...

 
 
 

THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY TRIES TO BOUNCE BACK FROM COVID-19

To keep costs low Planet Fitness locations don't have perks like pools and basketball courts but the company spends big on advertising....

CAPITOL POLICE IGNORED INTELLIGENCE WARNINGS AHEAD OF JAN. 6 RIOTS, WATCHDOG REPORT FINDS

The agency also lacked necessary policies and procedures leaving them unprepared to deal with the deadly attack, an inspector general...

 
 
 

WATCH JEFF BEZOS' BLUE ORIGIN TEST FLY ROCKET NEW SHEPARD, AS IT PREPARES TO LAUNCH PEOPLE

Jeff Bezos' private space company Blue Origin is set to launch the fifteenth test flight of its New Shepard rocket booster and capsule...

GOP REP. KEVIN BRADY, TOP HOUSE TAX WRITER FOR TRUMP CUTS, WILL RETIRE AT END OF TERM

Kevin Brady served as the chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee, the top tax-writing body in the chamber, for two...

 
 
 

TREASURY CREATES NEW OFFICE TO OVERSEE COVID RELIEF PROGRAMS

The office will distribute about $420 billion in aid from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan approved last month.

SPACEX ADDS TO PREVIOUS EQUITY ROUND, PUSHING ELON MUSK'S LAST RAISE TOTAL TO NEARLY $1.2 BILLION

Elon Musk's SpaceX added more money to its February equity raise, with the amended total reaching nearly $1.2 billion.

 
 
 

SPACE COMPANIES BROUGHT IN $1.9 BILLION IN THE FIRST QUARTER, LED BY SPACEX: REPORT

Investors poured $1.9 billion into space infrastructure companies in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report by New York-based...

HERE'S WHAT COINBASE IS AND HOW TO USE IT TO BUY AND SELL CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Here's how to use Coinbase to buy and sell cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin and others.

 
 
 



Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in 9th to HBP

Carlos Rodon is all the way back after elbow and shoulder issues the past two years. Read more ...

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodón has lost his bid for a perfect game when he hit Cleveland's Roberto Pérez in the foot with a pitch with one out in the... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing the 2020 election, SolarWinds hack

Summary List Placement The US government is set to impose sanctions on around a dozen Russian government and intelligence officials, as well as 20 entities linked to Russian... Read more ...

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hit a solo shot into the right-field stands in the second inning. That ended a 32-inning scoreless streak by Musgrove that dated to last season when he was still with... Read more ...