Starbucks Sets Greener Goals for its Cups

STARBUCKS SETS GREENER GOALS FOR ITS CUPS

Starbucks is taking another step toward going green. After pledging last year to phase out plastic straws from all of its locations...

GOOGLE INTRODUCES NEW TOOLS TO HELP JOURNALISTS FIGHT FAKE NEWS

A year into a $300 million push to support journalism, Google is introducing new tools to fight fake news. On Wednesday, the company...

 
 
 

KALE MIGHT NOT BE AS HEALTHY AS YOU THINK

Kale might be the trendy vegetable these days, but an annual study by a nonprofit environmental group warns it might be less healthy...

PEOPLE ARE BECOMING INCREASINGLY SKEPTICAL OF SCIENCE, REPORT FINDS

People around the world are becoming increasingly skeptical of science, says a new report analyzing global attitudes on the subject. According...

 
 
 
Apple Debuts New AirPods With Longer Talk Time, Wireless Charging

APPLE DEBUTS NEW AIRPODS WITH LONGER TALK TIME, WIRELESS CHARGING

Apple on Wednesday announced its much anticipated second-generation AirPods, adding hands-free Siri access, 50% longer talk time, and...

TERM SHEET - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

BACKSTAGE SHAKE-UP Backstage Capital founder Arlan Hamilton is stepping down as CEO of Backstage Studio, the firm's venture studio...

 
 
 

KEURIG AND ANHEUSER-BUSCH ARE PREPARING K-CUPS FOR COCKTAILS

You may have heard of the new Drinkworks “drinkmaker,” an automated home bar system that makes cocktails, which will roll out in Missouri,...

AUTOMAKERS ARE PURSUING AN ELECTRIC, AUTONOMOUS FUTURE. BUT FIRST: MASSIVE CUTS

BMW has announced a $13.6 billion savings and efficiency plan that is largely intended to help it invest more in technology. This is...

 
 
 

HOW TRUMP PLANS TO GET MORE AMERICANS WORKING AS BABY BOOMERS RETIRE

Citing a strong labor market and an unemployment rate that remained less than 4 percent for most of 2018, President Donald Trump pushed...

FDA APPROVES FIRST DRUG TREATMENT FOR POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for the first time that aims at treating postpartum depression in mothers. Dubbed...

 
 
 

SERENA WILLIAMS BUMBLE, GRAB HOOI LING TAN, FACEBOOK ADS: BROADSHEET MARCH 20

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! The hottest market in telemedicine is women in menopause, Glossier hits unicorn status, and news...

The U.S. Is the Unhappiest It's Ever Been

THE U.S. IS THE UNHAPPIEST IT'S EVER BEEN

The United States is the unhappiest it's ever been. The 2019 World Happiness Report says that Finland remains the happiest country...

 
 
 

U.S. COMPANIES ARE GOING AFTER EU BOND MARKET INVESTORS

Corporate bonds in the U.S. have seen slow times. Companies have been issuing less debt , with investment-grade bond issuance off by...

BREXIT EXTENSION, ROUNDUP VERDICT, GOOGLE FINE: CEO DAILY FOR MARCH 20, 2019

Good morning. Clay Chandler here, filling in for Alan from Hong Kong. Since the beginning of President Trump's face-off with China...

 
 
 

BAYER SHARES PLUMMET UPON VERDICT THAT ROUNDUP CAUSED MAN'S CANCER

The share price of Bayer bayry plummetted Wednesday, following a U.S. court's decision that its Roundup weedkiller played a substantial...

TRUMP NAMES FORMER DELTA EXECUTIVE STEPHEN DICKSON TO LEAD THE FAA AMID THE BOEING SCANDAL

President Donald Trump named former airline executive Stephen Dickson to run the Federal Aviation Administration as the agency faces...

 
 
 

GATES JOINS JEFF BEZOS IN THE ULTRA-EXCLUSIVE CENTIBILLIONAIRE CLUB

Bloomberg tracks the fortunes of some 2,800 billionaires. Of those, 145 are worth at least $10 billion, making them decabillionaires....

DEUTSCHE BANK LOANED TRUMP BILLIONS AFTER HE EXAGGERATED WEALTH: REPORT

In the midst of the New York attorney general's and two different Congressional committees' simultaneous investigations into President...

 
 
 

MEASLES OUTBREAK CONTINUES IN OREGON AND WASHINGTON, WITH ONE NEW CASE REPORTED DAILY

An outbreak of measles that began in January in southern Washington state has risen to 79 cases throughout Washington and Oregon, according...

MOZILLA FIREFOX 66 IS A GIFT FOR ANYONE WHO HATES AUTOPLAY VIDEOS

Mozilla's new Firefox 66 browser update was released on Tuesday, and includes a gift for office workers everywhere: No more autoplaying...

 
 
 



New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after... Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...