HERE'S WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN FOR CONGRESS TO RAISE THE DEBT CEILING AND AVOID DEFAULT

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants her chamber to vote on a debt ceiling and budget deal by July 26.

PHILIPS ACQUIRES BOSTON START-UP MEDUMO TO HELP HOSPITALS COMMUNICATE WITH PATIENTS

Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to...

 
 
 

CURALEAF EXPANDS TO MIDWEST WITH GRASSROOTS ACQUISITION AS MORE STATES LEGALIZE RECREATIONAL POT

Curaleaf Executive Chairman Boris Jordan said the deal fills out Curaleaf's U.S. footprint, adding the next frontier is Europe.

FEDS END PROBE OF HUSH MONEY THAT MICHAEL COHEN DIRECTED TO TRUMP'S ALLEGED SEX PARTNERS

Federal Judge William Pauley wrote in a court filing made public Wednesday that materials related to Cohen's campaign-finance probe...

 
 
 

AMAZON IS TURNING ADVERTISING INTO ITS NEXT HUGE BUSINESS - HERE'S HOW

Here's how Amazon sells ads, and why it has a natural edge over Google and Facebook in some areas.

THE ECONOMIC SIGNS ARE MOVING AGAINST THE FED'S EXPECTED RATE CUT: 'IT JUST DOESN'T SMELL RIGHT'

The central bank is not normally in the business of easing into an economy that is showing few signs of a recession.

 
 
 

FACEBOOK CURRENCY CHIEF FACES WITHERING QUESTIONING FROM DEMOCRATS IN CONGRESS

Facebook's head of Calibra David Marcus faced skepticism from lawmakers at a House Financial Services hearing on its digital currency...

FOREIGN PURCHASES OF AMERICAN HOMES PLUNGE 36% AS CHINESE BUYERS FLEE THE MARKET

Challenging conditions in the U.S. housing market and tighter currency controls by China cause a stunning drop in foreign demand for...

 
 
 

DRUG KINGPIN EL CHAPO SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON, MUST FORFEIT $12.6 BILLION

The Mexican crime lord known as "El Chapo," was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday during a hearing in Brooklyn.

FEDERAL DATA SHOWS OPIOID SHIPMENTS BALLOONED AS CRISIS GREW

Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT WINS MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR CLOUD DEAL FROM AT&T

Microsoft's effort to catch Amazon Web Services in cloud got a major boost from a new deal with AT&T and an agreement to build out...

HEDGE FUND MANAGER WHO CALLED THE HOUSING CRISIS BETS THE FED WILL CUT RATES TO NEARLY ZERO

Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass reportedly thinks that U.S. interest rates will plummet toward zero in 2020 as the economy heads for recession.

 
 
 

STOCKS MAKING THE BIGGEST MOVES PREMARKET: BANK OF AMERICA, UNITED AIRLINES, AMAZON, CSX & MORE

Names on the move ahead of the open.

BANK OF AMERICA IS SET TO REPORT SECOND-QUARTER EARNINGS - HERE'S WHAT THE STREET EXPECTS

Analysts and investors are keen to find out how looming interest rate cuts will impact the second biggest U.S. lender by assets.

 
 
 

US TREASURY YIELDS TICK LOWER AMID RENEWED TRADE CONCERNS

U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way...

ELON MUSK'S LATEST PROJECT SHOWS FIRST STEP TOWARD MIND-READING BRAIN IMPLANT

After years of speculation, Neuralink, the brain-machine interface start-up co-founded by Elon Musk, started talking directly to the...

 
 
 

BAD SIGN FOR COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE: THE ARCHITECTURE BUSINESS IS SLOWING DOWN

A key read on the industry, the Architecture Billings Index, fell into negative territory in June, according to the American Institute...

THE NEWS ON SEMICONDUCTORS IS BAD, AND IT WILL LIKELY GET WORSE

First the global slowdown clobbered them at the end of last year, then the China trade war intensifying clobbered them again in May,...

 
 
 

TED CRUZ CONFRONTS GOOGLE WITH INTERNAL PRESENTATION SHOWING BIG TECH LEANING TOWARD CENSORSHIP

Google VP of policy Karan Bhatia started sweating early as hearing chair Ted Cruz brings out an internal presentation created within...

EVERYBODY'S SUDDENLY POSTING PICTURES OF WHAT THEY'LL LOOK LIKE WHEN THEY'RE OLD - HERE'S HOW

FaceApp lets you apply a filter to your selfies to see what you might look like when you're old. Here's how to use it.

 
 
 



‘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 ...