New Zealand's Hottest Destination Is One You've Likely Never Heard Of

NEW ZEALAND'S HOTTEST DESTINATION IS ONE YOU'VE LIKELY NEVER HEARD OF

Even in a country renowned across the globe for its ineffable natural beauty, New Zealand's Nelson Tasman region particularly astounds....

What Eating and Drinking at the World's Biggest Motorcycle Rally Reveals About the State of Festival Food

WHAT EATING AND DRINKING AT THE WORLD'S BIGGEST MOTORCYCLE RALLY REVEALS ABOUT THE STATE OF FESTIVAL FOOD

As I exit my camper to the sound of motorcycles, ATVs, and camouflage-covered golf carts rumbling down dirt roads, I realize it's taken...

 
 
 
Vancouver Is a Haven for Cheap but Delicious Tasting Menus

VANCOUVER IS A HAVEN FOR CHEAP BUT DELICIOUS TASTING MENUS

Basking in the shimmering shadows of snowcapped mountains and sparkling waterways, Vancouver, Canada, beckons to visitors-and their...

FEARS OF A MILITARY CRACKDOWN IN HONG KONG ARE OVERBLOWN

I happened to be in the Hong Kong airport on Tuesday, the night anti-government demonstrations erupted into a violent clash with police....

 
 
 

THE MOST FASCINATING STANDOFF IN CORPORATE AMERICA: THE ACCOUNTANT WHO EXPOSED MADOFF VS. GE

Who's right, the sleuth who exposed Bernie Madoff's gigantic Ponzi scheme, or GE's prestigious board and highly-regarded CEO, a team...

How Fruit Wines Are Becoming Serious Business

HOW FRUIT WINES ARE BECOMING SERIOUS BUSINESS

Fruit wines. Every summer they pop up at local farm stands, or in the hands of an eccentric uncle or a neighbor with an overambitious...

 
 
 

THE FDA WENT ON AN EPIC DRUG APPROVAL BINGE THIS WEEK: BRAINSTORM HEALTH

Happy Friday, readers! The Food and Drug Administration isn't resting on its laurels in the dog days of summer. In the past week, the...

New Era of Fashion Logos is Driving Creativity and Sales

NEW ERA OF FASHION LOGOS IS DRIVING CREATIVITY AND SALES

Logos are having a fashion moment, but it's not the same logo mania as the 1990s. From designer labels Gucci and Louis Vuitton to mass-market...

 
 
 

THE LATINX COMMUNITY NEEDS ALLIES: RACEAHEAD

Here's your week in review, in haiku. 1. Not sure we need to make Greenland America Again. Trump's folly? 2. This week we welcomed...

TYSON RECALLS 19.5 TONS OF FROZEN CHICKEN PATTIES

Tyson Foods has recalled more than 39,000 pounds of its Weaver brand chicken patties after learning the product could be contaminated...

 
 
 

REVLON TURNS TO GOLDMAN SACHS FOR A MAKEOVER

Revlon Inc. retained financial advisers from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to explore strategic alternatives for the cosmetics company,...

Plunge in 30-Year Treasury Bonds Spells the End of America's Golden Age, to Some

PLUNGE IN 30-YEAR TREASURY BONDS SPELLS THE END OF AMERICA'S GOLDEN AGE, TO SOME

On Friday, the yield on a 30-year Treasury bond briefly dropped below 2% for the second time in history. The first was on Thursday. No...

 
 
 

EUROPE'S CYBER WATCHDOG FOR BANKS HAS A LITTLE PROBLEM-IT KEEPS GETTING HACKED

Hackers attacked the European Central Bank, one of the chief cyber watchdogs for the European banking sector, with malicious code that...

ISRAEL WILL ALLOW ENTRY TO REP. RASHIDA TLAIB-BUT SHE'S NOT GOING

Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib still won't be permitted to join a U.S. delegation to Israel this week, but Tlaib will be able to...

 
 
 

TRUMP'S OIL SANCTIONS LEAVE RUSSIAN EXPORTERS $1 BILLION RICHER

U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions against Iran and Venezuela have inadvertently increased demand for a Russian brand of crude...

BAIDU LOSES, THEN REGAINS, ITS SPOT IN CHINA'S 5 MOST VALUABLE INTERNET COMPANIES

The dominance of China's three tech giants is captured, rather succinctly, in the acronym BAT. The shorthand for search giant Baidu...

 
 
 

WHEN DOES CONGRESS RECONVENE? AUGUST RECESS, EXPLAINED

Every August, the two chambers of Congress adjourn until after Labor Day. But why does Congress get such a long recess, and what actually...

Trump Reportedly Wants To Buy Greenland. Greenland Says: No, Thank You

TRUMP REPORTEDLY WANTS TO BUY GREENLAND. GREENLAND SAYS: NO, THANK YOU

Not satisfied with a mere 50 states, President Donald Trump reportedly has his eyes set on another piece of land: Greenland, the vast...

 
 
 

WEB SECURITY COMPANY CLOUDFLARE FILES TO GO PUBLIC, LISTING SOME INTERESTING RISK FACTORS: TERM SHEET

Another day, another unicorn files to go public. This time, it's CloudFlare , the San Francisco-based web performance and security...

DOES TRUMP REALLY WANT TO BUY GREENLAND?

President Donald Trump reportedly wants to buy Greenland, the world's biggest island. Denmark, unsure whether the former real estate...

 
 
 



Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state. Read more ...

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

The 20-year-old was arrested after reportedly posting a video of a man shooting a gun on an Instagram account with a disturbing caption, police said. Read more ...

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

AUSTIN - Former Bears running back Cedric Benson has passed away at the age of 36, according to multiple reports. BREAKING: Former UT and NFL football player Cedric Benson... Read more ...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63 people killed

At least 63 people were killed and 182 injured after a suicide bomb blast at a wedding in the Afghan capital. Read more ...

Thomas wins at Medinah, takes No. 1 seed to FedEx Cup finale

Thomas wins at Medinah, takes No. 1 seed to FedEx Cup finale

MEDINAH, Ill. - Justin Thomas had more stress than he wanted and answered with the shots he needed Sunday at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim the No. 1 seed going... Read more ...

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

The feat came exactly one year and one day after Justin Verlander joined the 200 club. Read more ...

Jets won't play Le'Veon Bell the rest of preseason

Jets won't play Le'Veon Bell the rest of preseason

Jets fans will have to wait until the regular season to see new running back Le'Veon Bell in action. Coach Adam Gase said Sunday night that Bell will not play in the preseason... Read more ...

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

Alonso breaks NL rookie HR record, Mets crown Royals 11-5

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Pete Alonso hit his 40th home run to break the National League rookie record, capping a late outburst by the New York Mets in their 11-5 victory over the... Read more ...