TRUMPISTS DECLARE WAR ON TWITTER

President Donald Trump and some of his followers attacked Twitter and one of its leaders after the company added a fact-check label...

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

THE U.S. CROSSES 100,000 COVID-19 DEATHS AS STATES REOPEN MORE BUSINESSES

The U.S. crossed 100,000 COVID-19 deaths just 127 days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case...

 
 
 

CAN'T PAY RENT? THE CORONAVIRUS STIMULUS PACKAGE MAY BE ABLE TO HELP YOU

Times are tough for Americans; the coronavirus pandemic has devastated the U.S. economy and forced tens of millions of people to file...

STOCKS SURGE FOR A THIRD DAY, S&P 500 CLOSES ABOVE 3,000

U.S. stocks advanced for a third day on rising optimism the pandemic's damage to the economy has peaked. Treasuries rose and oil slipped. The...

 
 
 
On average, top CEOs make over $12.3 million. Can that continue after the coronavirus?

ON AVERAGE, TOP CEOS MAKE OVER $12.3 MILLION. CAN THAT CONTINUE AFTER THE CORONAVIRUS?

The typical pay package for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies topped $12.3 million last year, and the gap between the boss and their...

Walmart's latest move to build more fashion cred: The resale market

WALMART'S LATEST MOVE TO BUILD MORE FASHION CRED: THE RESALE MARKET

Walmart has been trying for years to establish itself as a fashion destination that can offer more than cheap basics-with some success-and...

 
 
 

INSTAGRAM THROWS INFLUENCERS A LIFELINE WITH REVENUE SHARING FOR IGTV ADS

Instagram helped create the $6.5 billion influencer economy-and now the app is taking steps to help it weather the COVID-19 storm. On...

HOW A TRIP TO AN ENGLISH CASTLE UNITED BRITAIN AGAINST THE COUNTRY'S LOCKDOWN ARCHITECT

The story sounds like something out of a lesser Shakespeare work. A deadly disease haunts the land, killing young and old from city...

 
 
 

LARRY KRAMER, PLAYWRIGHT AND AIDS ACTIVIST, DIES AT 84

Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers' consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant...

DISNEY WORLD WILL REOPEN IN JULY-WITH SIGNIFICANT CHANGES

Walt Disney World in Orlando, one of the world's largest tourist destinations with more than 90 million visitors annually, is set to...

 
 
 

POMPEO SAYS HONG KONG NO LONGER AUTONOMOUS FROM THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT

Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo notified Congress on Wednesday that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous...

CRYPTOCURRENCY IS COMING FOR SOCIAL NETWORKS

There is an image I cannot get out of my mind. It is of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg telling a plucky employee in a giant inflatable...

 
 
 

WHY ANDREESSEN HOROWITZ BELIEVES SO DEEPLY IN ‘CRYPTO'

While most venture capital firms are on their heels, focused on keeping their existing startup bets alive during the pandemic, Andreessen...

BUSINESS CRITIC ANAND GIRIDHARADAS HAS A MESSAGE FOR NEWLY GRADUATING MBAS

Author and business critic Anand Giridharadas has a simple message for this year's business school graduates: Forget everything you...

 
 
 

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES MAKE SENSE IN THE CORONAVIRUS. BUT THEY'RE HURTING

Autonomous vehicles, in theory, make more sense than ever in a socially distanced world. Forget the anxious all-caps message urging...

INSIDE HBO MAX, WARNERMEDIA'S MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR BET ON ITS STREAMING FUTURE

Beginning Wednesday, when some HBO Now users try to open the streaming app on their devices, they will no longer see the platform's...

 
 
 

‘ON THE RECORD' IS A REMINDER THAT THE METOO MOVEMENT IS HERE TO STAY

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Hertz paid out millions in executive bonuses after laying off workers, the white woman who called...

COINBASE ACQUIRES CRYPTO TRADING FIRM TAGOMI IN ALL-STOCK DEAL

Cryptocurrency giant Coinbase announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Tagomi, an upstart firm that specializes in crypto trading...

 
 
 

STOCKS AND EURO SOAR AS EU GETS SET TO UNVEIL A €750 BILLION STIMULUS PLAN

The European Union's executive arm will propose a new fiscal stimulus package of as much as 750 billion euros in an unprecedented push...

The plastics problem is getting harder to solve

THE PLASTICS PROBLEM IS GETTING HARDER TO SOLVE

Good morning. “Plastic is my passion.” So says Surendra Patawari, Zooming with me yesterday from Belgium, where his giant global recycling...

 
 
 



Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters looting... Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

The Hampton Police Department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

The International Space Station could become the set of Tom Cruise's next high-flying flick. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Dozens of people protested in Sacramento Wednesday night against the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

Black Lives Matter protestors march through downtown L.A., block 101 Fwy

Black Lives Matter protestors march through downtown L.A., block 101 Fwy

Protestors took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Wednesday in a demonstration in the name of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned beneath a Minneapolis... Read more ...