WALL STREET'S WILD WEEK

Mixed economic signals have economists concerned about a recession, something President Trump is trying to factor into his reelection...

CHICAGO'S UNDERGROUND SNOW CONE ECONOMY

On Chicago's West Side, from the first hot day of spring until the end of summer, snow cone and candy stands sprout up to form a sweet,...

 
 
 

WEEK IN POLITICS

American politics are echoing in the streets of Jerusalem and Hong Kong while fears of a recession are taking hold here at home.

Netflix Curbs Tobacco Use Onscreen, But Not Pot. What's Up With That?

NETFLIX CURBS TOBACCO USE ONSCREEN, BUT NOT POT. WHAT'S UP WITH THAT?

TV networks have standards that minimize tobacco use on shows, and Netflix now does, too. But streaming companies lack public policies...

 
 
 
How Does 1 Man Have So Much Power Without Being President?

HOW DOES 1 MAN HAVE SO MUCH POWER WITHOUT BEING PRESIDENT?

Mitch McConnell's status stems from his post as the Senate majority leader. But few who have held this office before have been able...

PHOTOS: 'African Spirits,' From A Guy On A Bike To Cardi B

PHOTOS: 'AFRICAN SPIRITS,' FROM A GUY ON A BIKE TO CARDI B

The images at an exhibit at the Yossi Milo Gallery in New York are infused with the spirit of African identity. (Image credit: Hassan...

 
 
 
Peter Fonda, Hollywood's 'Easy Rider,' Dies At 79

PETER FONDA, HOLLYWOOD'S 'EASY RIDER,' DIES AT 79

Fonda was born into Hollywood royalty as the son of Henry Fonda and brother of Jane Fonda. His 1969 classic, Easy Rider, earned him...

FRIDAY NEWS ROUNDUP - DOMESTIC

We cover the week's top domestic stories, from immigration regulations to inverted yield curves.

 
 
 

FRIDAY NEWS ROUNDUP - INTERNATIONAL

Conflict in Kashmir, protests in Hong Kong and treatments for Ebola dominated the global news this week. (Image credit: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty...

COMPANIES LOOK FOR WORKAROUNDS TO AVOID TRUMP'S TARIFFS AS TRADE WAR GRINDS ON

As the trade war drags on, companies are beginning to make long-term adjustments. For some, that means hiring workers to redesign or...

 
 
 

CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION COMPUTER SYSTEM SHUT DOWN

International travel is being manually processed. There is no indication yet how long the outage might last.

FRIDAY NEWS ROUNDUP - INTERNATIONAL

Conflict in Kashmir, protests in Hong Kong and treatments for Ebola dominated the global news this week. (Image credit: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty...

 
 
 

WHAT THIS WEEK'S ECONOMIC JITTERS MEAN FOR TRUMP'S RE-ELECTION BID

The strength of the economy is a major factor in President Trump's reelection bid. Jitters on Wall Street and overseas this week were...

Maryland Court Rules Marijuana Odor Not Enough To Search A Person

MARYLAND COURT RULES MARIJUANA ODOR NOT ENOUGH TO SEARCH A PERSON

 
 
 

MICHIGAN CONGRESSWOMAN RASHIDA TLAIB CANCELS HER TRIP TO ISRAEL

After she was barred by Israel and then allowed under restrictions, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib said Israel was trying to humiliate...

WEEK IN POLITICS: BIPARTISAN EFFORTS ON GUN POLICY AND GREENLAND

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Matthew Yglesias of Vox , and Eliana Johnson of Politico , about Rep. Rashida Tlaib's cancelled...

 
 
 
Greenland Says It's 'Not For Sale,' After Reports That Trump Wants To Buy It

GREENLAND SAYS IT'S 'NOT FOR SALE,' AFTER REPORTS THAT TRUMP WANTS TO BUY IT

The president was reportedly considering purchasing the island, which a Greenlandic politician says has strategic value. But "it sounds...

Family Wants Independent Probe In Fatal Police Shooting Of Teen In Colorado

FAMILY WANTS INDEPENDENT PROBE IN FATAL POLICE SHOOTING OF TEEN IN COLORADO

Colorado Springs police say De'Von Bailey reached for a firearm prior to him running from officers. Bailey's family says newly released...

 
 
 
A Lost Album From John Coltrane Is Found, Thanks To A French-Canadian Director

A LOST ALBUM FROM JOHN COLTRANE IS FOUND, THANKS TO A FRENCH-CANADIAN DIRECTOR

Coltrane recorded the album in New Jersey, at the admiring behest of a Québécois filmmaker named Gilles Groulx, who used it to score...

CEO Of Cathay Pacific Airways Resigns, Amid Hong Kong Protests

CEO OF CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS RESIGNS, AMID HONG KONG PROTESTS

Cathay's chairman says new leaders can "reset confidence." The resignation comes after anti-government protesters filled Hong Kong...

 
 
 



'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has died

'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has died

The Oscar-winning artist was 86 years old. Read more ...

Yankees' umpire battle flares up again in tight win over Indians

Yankees' umpire battle flares up again in tight win over Indians

Another day, another Yankees win - and another dustup with the umpires. Aaron Boone, CC Sabathia and Brett Gardner were all tossed with two outs in the bottom of the sixth... Read more ...

FIBA World Cup 2019: De'Aaron Fox leaves Team USA to focus on making NBA...

FIBA World Cup 2019: De'Aaron Fox leaves Team USA to focus on making NBA playoffs

Fox, 21, is one of the NBA's rising stars and had an impressive sophomore campaign last year. Read more ...

Antifa may be branded ‘organization of terror,' Trump warns, ahead of...

Antifa may be branded ‘organization of terror,' Trump warns, ahead of Portland right-left showdown

Portland, Oregon, is bracing itself for a major right-wing rally - an event previously marred by clashes with anti-fascists. Warning any would-be violent counter-protesters... Read more ...

Government wants new 911-like number just for suicide hotline

Government wants new 911-like number just for suicide hotline

The current National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Read more ...

Man busted for stabbing victim in eye with stolen knife in Brooklyn

Man busted for stabbing victim in eye with stolen knife in Brooklyn

A Queens man was arrested after he stabbed another man the eye with a stolen knife outside a Brooklyn bodega early Saturday morning, officials said. Terrell Herring, 28, went... Read more ...

MLB would 'benefit' from mercy rule, Yankees manager Aaron Boone says

MLB would 'benefit' from mercy rule, Yankees manager Aaron Boone says

The Yankees manager shared his thoughts on the idea Friday when addressing the 19-5 loss his team suffered at the hands of the Indians. Read more ...

Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent...

Shell workers in Pennsylvania say they were told to either attend a recent Trump event, or not get paid

Workers at a new Shell plant in Pennsylvania say were told they had to attend a speech by President Donald Trump in order to get paid, according to a report from the Pittsburg... Read more ...

Cape Cod beach closed after confirmed shark sighting, attack on seal

Cape Cod beach closed after confirmed shark sighting, attack on seal

This is the fourth time a great white shark has been spotted at the beach in as many days. Read more ...

What channel is Chiefs vs. Steelers on today? Time, TV schedule for 2019 NFL...

What channel is Chiefs vs. Steelers on today? Time, TV schedule for 2019 NFL preseason

Chiefs vs. Steelers on Saturday night can be watched on TV both locally and nationally. Here are the TV channels, the kickoff time and everything else you need to know to watch... Read more ...