Gunman arrested after deadly Los Angeles store hostage standoff

Gunman arrested after deadly Los Angeles store hostage standoff

A woman was shot and killed when a gunman ran into a busy Los Angeles supermarket where he held dozens of people hostage for about three hours Saturday before handcuffing himself and surrendering to police. About two hours before taking the hostages, police say the man shot his grandmother seven times and wounded another woman,…
Michael Cohen’s secret tape was originally deemed ‘privileged’ – but Trump’s team blabbed about it anyway: Source

Michael Cohen’s secret tape was originally deemed ‘privileged’ – but Trump’s team blabbed about...

The debate over the tape began Friday, when The New York Times reported that Cohen had recorded a conversation with Trump relating to model Karen McDougal, two months before the 2016 presidential election. McDougal had sold her story – in which she alleged that she had an affair with Trump years earlier – to The…
A big overlooked flaw with health tech: Patients hate going to the doctor

A big overlooked flaw with health tech: Patients hate going to the doctor

Digital health is one of the hottest spaces for investment, with companies raising $1.6 billion in venture capital in the first quarter of 2018 alone. Apple, Alphabet and Amazon are also making moves in the space with their own health-tracking apps and devices. These companies are getting really good at screening populations of people for…
Fiat Chrysler replaces Sergio Marchionne at the helm amid health struggles

Fiat Chrysler replaces Sergio Marchionne at the helm amid health struggles

Sergio Marchionne, the maverick auto executive who created and oversaw nearly a decade of post-bailout growth at Fiat Chrysler, has been replaced as CEO amid ongoing health struggles. The Fiat Chrysler board of directors made the move following Marchionne’s shoulder surgery three weeks ago, but did not give specifics about his condition. The Italian-born Marchionne…
Students who say they lost thousands on an Art Institute education look to the US for help

Students who say they lost thousands on an Art Institute education look to the...

The Department of Justice found that Education Management Corp. falsely obtained the $11 billion in federal funding it had received between 2003 and 2011. In 2015, the company agreed to pay $95 million in a settlement with the government to resolve allegations of illegal recruiting, consumer fraud and other violations. That same year, dozens of…
Trump suggests recordings made by ex-lawyer Michael Cohen may be illegal, but insists he did nothing wrong

Trump suggests recordings made by ex-lawyer Michael Cohen may be illegal, but insists he...

Kevin Lamarque | Reuters President Donald Trump speaks as he and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold a press conference after their meeting at Chequers in Buckinghamshire, Britain July 13, 2018. President Donald Trump is asserting that his former personal lawyer's taping of their private phone conversations is "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal." Trump…
How straws go from your cup to becoming a ‘really big’ environmental problem

How straws go from your cup to becoming a ‘really big’ environmental problem

Do you feel slightly guilty when you add a straw to a cold drink? Single use plastic straws are a small thing that’s stirred up a big controversy, mainly because of its impact on the environment. It’s prompted a growing number of major companies to abandon something that’s almost iconic in American dining culture. On…
3 books that will change your mindset about money

3 books that will change your mindset about money

This 1992 classic, which was recently revised and updated, is a favorite among early retirees and super savers. One New York City-based millennial, who goes by the pen name J.P. Livingston on her blog "The Money Habit," retired with $2.25 million before age 30. And it was "Your Money or Your Life" that "opened my…
Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump’s tariff plans

Amazon, Toyota, Alcoa and others working to counter Trump’s tariff plans

Big companies in the United States from Amazon, Toyota Motor and Alcoa are working to counter the effect of the Trump administration's trade policies and to head off new tariffs. Companies are attempting to avoid any confrontation with U.S. President Donald Trump but want to exert as much influence as they can to dissuade him…
China is waging a ‘quiet kind of cold war’ against US, top CIA expert says

China is waging a ‘quiet kind of cold war’ against US, top CIA expert...

China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia said Friday. Beijing doesn't want to go to war, he said, but the current communist government, under President Xi Jinping,…

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