WHITE HOUSE LAYS OUT A FAST FOOD SPREAD FOR CLEMSON TIGERS

Championship sports team visits to the White House are an old tradition. No surprise that Donald Trump invited the Clemson Tigers to...

HOW MICROSOFT CEO SATYA NADELLA FUELED A HUMBLE COMEBACK

This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box,...

 
 
 

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES ITS BIGGEST STREAMING PRICE INCREASE EVER

Netflix prices are going up. The wildly popular streaming service is increasing the price on it plans as content costs continue to...

MOST AMERICANS SAY U.S. HEALTH CARE IS IN A ‘STATE OF CRISIS'

Ask Americans about the U.S. health care system and you'll find a lot of agreement, as 70% say it has “ major problems ” or is “in...

 
 
 

TERM SHEET - TUESDAY, JANUARY 15

BAKKT UP Good morning, Term Sheet readers. While we're all obsessing over Bitcoin's price fluctuations, blockchain technology keeps...

GOOGLE'S BALLOON INTERNET SERVICE GETS HIGH-POWERED ADVISORS

Google's Loon unit, which uses high-altitude balloons to provide wireless connectivity to remote or storm-ravaged areas, is getting...

 
 
 

DELTA WARNS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN WILL AFFECT TRAVEL DEMAND AND AIRFARES

Delta Air Lines warned that its ability to raise fares is likely to slow this quarter as the U.S. government shutdown weakens travel...

CHINESE DIRECT INVESTMENT IN THE U.S. IS PLUMMETING-AND LIKELY TO FALL FURTHER

Chinese foreign direct investment in the U.S. totalled a paltry $4.8 billion last year, according to analysts at Rhodium Group. As...

 
 
 

FACEBOOK COMMITS $300 MILLION TO SUPPORT LOCAL NEWS

Facebook announced Tuesday plans to invest $300 million in news programs, partnerships, and content over the next three years. The...

REP. STEVE KING: REMOVAL FROM COMMITTEES AN ‘UNPRECEDENTED ASSAULT' ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH

Following Rep. Steve King's controversial comments to The New York Times on white supremacy and white nationalism , House GOP leaders...

 
 
 

DRONE DELIVERIES MAY ARRIVE SOONER THAN EXPECTED THANKS TO NEW FAA PLAN

The Trump administration proposed a series of new rules Monday that would loosen regulations on drone use. Transportation Secretary...

VOLKSWAGEN AND FORD ARE ABOUT TO REVEAL THE TERMS OF THEIR BIG PARTNERSHIP

Volkswagen and Ford are set to formalize their alliance on Tuesday, in a move that could help both automakers speed up and save money...

 
 
 

CHINA IS GROWING COTTON AND POTATOES ON THE FAR SIDE OF THE MOON

China has a new farm-on the far side of the Moon. Cotton and potato seeds taken to the moon on the Chang'e-4 mission have begun to...

HUAWEI DOESN'T SPY FOR THE CHINESE, SAYS FOUNDER REN ZHENGFEI

Ren Zhengfei, the founder of Huawei, says that his company's technology is not used for Chinese state spying. In a rare media appearance...

 
 
 

GEISHA WILLIAMS, GRETCHEN CARLSON, NEOMI RAO: BROADSHEET JANUARY 15

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Gretchen Carlson's documentary on sexual harassment debuts, D.C. Circuit pick Neomi Rao wrote some...

2018 WAS THE YEAR OF THE ‘STABLECOIN.' HERE'S WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2019

Tether. USD Coin. Gemini Dollar. Basis . If 2018 was the year of the so-called stablecoin, or price-pegged cryptocurrency, then what...

 
 
 
The Ledger: 2019 Cryptocurrency Predictions, Winklevoss Twins Talk Bitcoin, McKinsey on Blockchain

THE LEDGER: 2019 CRYPTOCURRENCY PREDICTIONS, WINKLEVOSS TWINS TALK BITCOIN, MCKINSEY ON BLOCKCHAIN

CASH IS BACK: MONEY MARKET FUNDS REACH THEIR HIGHEST LEVELS IN NINE YEARS

The turmoil in the stock market has prompted institutional and retail investors alike to shift more of their investments into good-old...

 
 
 

TEMPUR SEALY PROVIDES MATTRESS RETAILER WITH NIGHTMARE-SOOTHING BANKRUPTCY RELIEF

Innovative Mattress Solutions, a Kentucky-based mattress retailer, is the latest mattress company to declare bankruptcy. On Friday,...

BRAINSTORM HEALTH: NATURE VS NURTURE, OUTCOME HEALTH REBRAND, DRUG PRICING INVESTIGATION

Happy Monday, readers! The “nature vs nurture” debate is one that's dominated the field of genetics and population health for decades....

 
 
 



Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump. Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

The Warriors connected on 10 of their 14 3-pointers in the period, which was also a franchise record for a single quarter. Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

A violent, interactive Netflix movie did not have permission to use the children's book publisher trademarked phrase "choose your own Adventure." Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...