Amazon now has over 100 physical stores.
Eugene has thrown out the challenge to readers (and co-bloggers): What does this recently-adopted provision of the New Hampshire Constitution mean? "An individual's right to live free from governmental intrusion in private or personal information is natural, essential, and inherent" And there's the meta-question: what theory of constitutional interpretation does one use when trying to figure out what it means? As to the "meaning" of the sentence, that, as always, depends on the context in...
This week, Dr. Leana Wen began her tenure as the new president of Planned Parenthood.
Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gave a short speech this week to a group of climate-change protesters — 51 of whom were arrested for unlawfully demonstrating — staging a sit-in in the offices of likely new House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In a video of it, Cortez-Ocasio, who will be representing New York’s 14th District in Congress, can...
Donald Trump’s weekend in a Paris hotel, spent hunched over Twitter and recordings of his favorite Fox shows while the rest of the world tried to carry on the business of preserving civilization, was even worse than it seemed. Because Trump was even worse than he seemed. He did’t just skip out on ceremonies and make claims of voter fraud with no evidence, he was in a foul mood and he took it out on everyone—everyone except Vladmir Putin.
A disruption at a Baltimore performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" made national news today. A man stood up before the act break of the seminal Jewish musical and shouted, "Heil Hitler, Heil Trump," holding his arm out in a Nazi salute.
Authored by Stephan Livera via The Mises Institute,
Tuesday morning more than 600 winter coats, both heavy and light, 150 hats and scarves, and 200 pairs of gloves were gathered. Add to that 50 turkeys and Thanksgiving baskets for 100 families, half of whom are new arrivals in New Haven and the U.S.
Roche Holding AG said on Wednesday its cancer drug, Venclexta, received accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as part of a combination treatment for newly diagnosed patients with a form of leukemia.
For millions of people continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, machines are essential for healthy lives. Also for millions of people, the machines are secretly tracking when people are using them and are reporting back to insurance companies. Of course it's about the money; if the patient isn't using it as directed, insurers might not continue coverage for the machine and supplies.
It will probably not come as a surprise that this weekend's reported blowup of the commodities-based hedge fund over at OptionSellers.com was likely the result of none other than - wait for it - selling naked options on natural gas. Media reports and a YouTube video of the fund's founder sobbing and apologizing for his blow up made the rounds after an unprecedented spike in natural gas futures.
Little Kaavia is rocking a stylish hair bow to greet the media mogul.
Now that the midterm election results are official in Georgia and Florida, the spotlight is on next Tuesday's runoff election for the remaining Senate seat in Mississippi. While the GOP will maintain a majority no matter who wins, the Democrats are eager to mark another gain.
India's announcement of a $500 million purchase of Russian warships on Tuesday again illustrates why the U.S. must build stronger relations with the South Asian nation. Absent our close attention to India's interests and concerns, New Delhi will gravitate closer to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
A Russian was nominated to head Interpol — he ultimately lost out to South Korean Kim Jong Yang, but let's still talk about why it was a bad idea. As Bill Browder says, and he has more than enough personal experience in this area, it’s like “the mafia taking over global law enforcement.” That’s perhaps a little strong, as honesty and respect for the law do exist among Russian nationals. It’s the background of this specific Russian in Putin’s law enforcement agencies that worries me.