Earnings Calls Gone Wild

EARNINGS CALLS GONE WILD

The earnings call is a peculiar Wall Street ritual, one that's almost designed to be boring. So when something interesting does happen...

WHAT'S NEXT FOR U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS

President Trump has suggested China played a role in the unraveling of North Korea's rapprochement with the U.S.

 
 
 

HOW THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION RESOLVES TRADE DISPUTES

Twenty-three years ago, a lot of countries agreed to follow certain trade rules. If a country broke one of those rules, they agreed...

WEEK IN POLITICS: U.S. TALKS WITH NORTH KOREA AND TRUMP'S FBI NARRATIVE

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Kimberly Atkins of the Boston Herald and Reihan Salam of the National Review to discuss the stalled talks...

 
 
 

A LOOK AT THE LIMITS OF U.S. SANCTIONS ON IRAN

As signatories to the Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna to discuss next steps after the U.S. exit from the deal, NPR's Audie Cornish...

HARVEY WEINSTEIN ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH RAPE, POSTS $1M BAIL

Harvey Weinstein turned himself into the New York Police Department Friday after spending months attempting to deflect multiple investigations...

 
 
 

DIPLOMATS GATHER IN EUROPE IN LAST-DITCH EFFORT TO SAVE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

Signatories to the Iran nuclear deal will meet with their Iranian counterpart in the first such gathering since the United States pulled...

Amazon Echo Recorded And Sent Couple's Conversation - All Without Their Knowledge

AMAZON ECHO RECORDED AND SENT COUPLE'S CONVERSATION - ALL WITHOUT THEIR KNOWLEDGE

In what it called an "unlikely" string of events, Amazon says Alexa heard background conversation and misconstrued it as very specific...

 
 
 
Amazon Echo Recorded And Sent Couple's Conversation - All Without Their Knowledge

AMAZON ECHO RECORDED AND SENT COUPLE'S CONVERSATION - ALL WITHOUT THEIR KNOWLEDGE

In what it called an "unlikely" string of events, Amazon says Alexa heard background conversation and misconstrued it as very specific...

FRIDAY NEWS ROUNDUP - DOMESTIC

Commemorative coins are available.

 
 
 
Gunman Who Fired Into An Oklahoma City Restaurant Was Shot Dead By 2 Bystanders

GUNMAN WHO FIRED INTO AN OKLAHOMA CITY RESTAURANT WAS SHOT DEAD BY 2 BYSTANDERS

Police say a man fired a handgun into Louie's Grill & Bar in Oklahoma City and turned to flee. But he was confronted by two men who...

President Trump Says North Korea Summit Still Possible

PRESIDENT TRUMP SAYS NORTH KOREA SUMMIT STILL POSSIBLE

The president spoke briefly to reporters before he helicoptered to Annapolis, Md., where he touted the U.S. military build up in a...

 
 
 
In Russia, France's Macron Tries His Next Charm Offensive On 'Cher Vladimir'

IN RUSSIA, FRANCE'S MACRON TRIES HIS NEXT CHARM OFFENSIVE ON 'CHER VLADIMIR'

Will French President Emmanuel Macron turn out to be the West's Putin whisperer? (Image credit: Dmitry Lovetsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Irish Voters Cast Ballots In 'Once-In-A-Generation' Vote On Abortion Rights

IRISH VOTERS CAST BALLOTS IN 'ONCE-IN-A-GENERATION' VOTE ON ABORTION RIGHTS

At issue is a 1983 constitutional amendment that guarantees the "right to life of the unborn" and bans abortion in most cases. Friday's...

 
 
 
NTSB: Uber Self-Driving Car Had Disabled Emergency Brake System Before Fatal Crash

NTSB: UBER SELF-DRIVING CAR HAD DISABLED EMERGENCY BRAKE SYSTEM BEFORE FATAL CRASH

The National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report said that sensors saw the victim. But Uber says it's the driver, not...

Roman Catholics And Evangelicals Move Apart In Their Political Priorities

ROMAN CATHOLICS AND EVANGELICALS MOVE APART IN THEIR POLITICAL PRIORITIES

Having been adversaries and then allies, Catholics and evangelicals once again have differing political agendas.

 
 
 
Nebraska Police Seize Record Amount Of Fentanyl

NEBRASKA POLICE SEIZE RECORD AMOUNT OF FENTANYL

Nebraska law enforcement recently seized 118 pounds of drugs, which they now say was entirely fentanyl. It's one of the biggest fentanyl...

CLASSIFIED BRIEFINGS INFORM LAWMAKERS ON RUSSIA INFLUENCE PROBE

Top lawmakers got a briefing on classified information related to the Russia investigation. David Greene talks to Democratic Rep. Joaquin...

 
 
 

WHY A EUROPE-WIDE DATA PROTECTION LAW MATTERS TO OTHERS

David Greene talks to Helen Dixon, Ireland's Data Protection commissioner, about a Europe-wide law that takes effect Friday, which...

TRAVELING FOR THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY? YOU'RE NOT ALONE

Millions of Americans are hitting the road, rails or jetting off for the weekend. Gas prices are about 60 cents a gallon higher than...

 
 
 



Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

Report: Businessman gets 90 days of house arrest in rape of 5-year-old girl

The 79-year-old will also not have to register as a sex offender. Read more ...

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 5 million vehicles that could get stuck in...

Fiat Chrysler recalls nearly 5 million vehicles that could get stuck in cruise control

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles over an issue that could prevent drivers from turning off cruise control. Read more ...

Meghan Markle now has her very own coat of arms

Meghan Markle now has her very own coat of arms

There's lots of California imagery honoring her American heritage. Read more ...

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why

Gas prices are up 31% from last Memorial Day. Here's why

Gone are the days of $2-a-gallon gasoline. Read more ...

Multiple injuries reported after shots fired at central Indiana middle...

Multiple injuries reported after shots fired at central Indiana middle school; suspect in custody

The incident happened at Noblesville West Middle School, which is 30 miles north of downtown Indianapolis. Read more ...

Officials: Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill 26...

Officials: Record fentanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill 26 million people

Nebraska's governor says it was one of the largest ever drug busts in the United States. Read more ...

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in debt

George Zimmerman tells court he's $2.5 million in debt

The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin in 2012 says he's $2.5 million in debt and has no income. Read more ...

Oreo announces six new delicious flavors

Oreo announces six new delicious flavors

Chocoalte peanut butter pie, anyone? Read more ...

Red Sox part ways with Hanley Ramirez

Red Sox part ways with Hanley Ramirez

Ramirez designated for assignment Read more ...

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

A once prominent black civil rights leader in Washington state who was later exposed as white is facing charges of welfare fraud. Read more ...