NOBEL PRIZE IN ECONOMICS GOES TO 3 PROFESSORS FOR WORK ON ALLEVIATING GLOBAL POVERTY

Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Michael Kremer of Harvard University were awarded...

SOFTBANK AIMS TO TAKE CONTROL OF WEWORK AFTER FAILED IPO

WeWork is considering a bailout that will hand control of the co-working giant to SoftBank Group Corp., according to a person familiar...

 
 
 

WANT TO LEAD MORE EFFECTIVELY? FIND YOUR COMPANY'S ‘FLOW STATE'

How many times have you watched a musical performance or listened to a song recording and found yourself totally lost in the moment?...

THE NEED FOR NEW ECONOMIC THEORY: CEO DAILY

Good morning. It's been a long time since I studied at the London School of Economics, but there were two curves that loomed large...

 
 
 
Beyond the Rum Swizzle: Where to Find Bermuda's Best Cocktails

BEYOND THE RUM SWIZZLE: WHERE TO FIND BERMUDA'S BEST COCKTAILS

Days after Hurricane Humberto swept through Bermuda in September, locals were still cleaning up the damage. Besides downing branches,...

HOW TO WATCH WEEK 6 NFL GAMES LIVE ONLINE FOR FREE-WITHOUT CABLE

If there's one thing the 2019 NFL season has taught us, it's to take nothing for granted. Upsets are becoming regular occurrences and...

 
 
 

THE ADVERSE EFFECTS OF TWITTER'S ‘INADVERTENT' ADVERTISING-CYBER SATURDAY

Twitter has been misusing the phone numbers and email addresses people provided expressly to secure their accounts for targeted advertising. The...

A Champagne Concierge on Her Job and Your Next Trip to France

A CHAMPAGNE CONCIERGE ON HER JOB AND YOUR NEXT TRIP TO FRANCE

A great hotel concierge will book a driver, make a dinner reservation, and print out your boarding passes. But what if those recommendations...

 
 
 

APPLE RESPONSE TO HONG KONG PROTESTS OVERSHADOWS MACOS CATALINA RELEASE

For Apple , this week was supposed to be about its release of the long-awaited macOS Catalina operating system. Instead, the company...

Chef Curtis Stone's L.A. Restaurant Rotates Its Menu One Wine Region at a Time

CHEF CURTIS STONE'S L.A. RESTAURANT ROTATES ITS MENU ONE WINE REGION AT A TIME

At Los Angeles fine-dining restaurant Maude , owner-chef Curtis Stone serves transformative iterations of one ingredient or theme....

 
 
 
Live Like Famed Novelist Sir Walter Scott's in this 19th Century Mansion

LIVE LIKE FAMED NOVELIST SIR WALTER SCOTT'S IN THIS 19TH CENTURY MANSION

In the Scottish Borders region, famed novelist and poet Sir Walter Scott built Abbotsford, a baronial estate where his life, hobbies,...

Can This Ancient Greek Spirit Known for Its Healing Powers Catch on in the U.S.?

CAN THIS ANCIENT GREEK SPIRIT KNOWN FOR ITS HEALING POWERS CATCH ON IN THE U.S.?

As I admire the scene at Dante, a highly regarded New York City cocktail bar known for its Italian amaros and negroni cocktail menu,...

 
 
 
The Weird and Complicated Past Behind Maraschino Cherries

THE WEIRD AND COMPLICATED PAST BEHIND MARASCHINO CHERRIES

Some 30 miles west of crooning gondoliers navigating the canals of Venice, vast orchards blossom in neat lines each spring, the bittersweet...

LEARNING TO LOVE-OR AT LEAST LIVE WITH-THOSE PAINFUL STOCK MARKET LOSSES

The only thing we can be certain of as stock market investors is the fact that stocks will go down. We don't know when and we don't...

 
 
 

HONG KONG PROTESTS: THE NBA AND ACTIVISION BLIZZARD USED CONTRASTING STRATEGIES-AND WERE BOTH ENGULFED BY THE FIRESTORM

In dealing with similar controversies this week, the NBA and Activision Blizzard have taken different paths. Both of them got caught...

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Looks to Lead the Industry Toward Climate-Minded Travel on Its 100th Birthday

KLM ROYAL DUTCH AIRLINES LOOKS TO LEAD THE INDUSTRY TOWARD CLIMATE-MINDED TRAVEL ON ITS 100TH BIRTHDAY

Upon reaching a centennial milestone, it's only natural that a heritage brand would venture down memory lane to pay homage to its achievements....

 
 
 

BOEING'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS STRIPS CEO MUILENBURG OF HIS CHAIRMANSHIP

As the 737 MAX crisis grinds on, Boeing decisively signaled Friday how seriously it is taking the situation. The aerospace giant's...

WENDY'S, MCDONALD'S, AND BURGER KING GO WHOLE HOG ON BREAKFAST, PORK CRISIS AND ALL

U.S. restaurants are diving head first into breakfast at a time when supplies of the meal's centerpiece-pork-are at risk. They're taking...

 
 
 

COULD CRISPR BE USED AS A TARGETED VIRUS-KILLER?-BRAINSTORM HEALTH

Happy Friday, readers. New research from the Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard carries a tantalizing proposition: CRISPR gene-editing...

U.S.-CHINA TRADE WAR CEASEFIRE CALLED-AT LEAST FOR NOW

The United States is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China has...

 
 
 



Taco Bell seasoned beef recalled amid concerns it could be contaminated with...

Taco Bell seasoned beef recalled amid concerns it could be contaminated with metal shavings

The affected items were shipped to five distribution centers, and from there, shipped to restaurant locations nationwide. Read more ...

Mark Allen, soldier injured in 2009 search for Bowe Bergdahl, dies

Mark Allen, soldier injured in 2009 search for Bowe Bergdahl, dies

Master Sgt. Mark Allen, a soldier shot in the head a decade ago while searching for Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan, died on Saturday. Read more ...

Trump says he'll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion

Trump says he'll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion

President Trump on Monday said he would “soon” be issuing an executive order to impose sanctions on Turkey for invading Syria - which happened days after he announced the US... Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Biden, Warren, Sanders expected to face scrutiny

Democratic Debate: Biden, Warren, Sanders expected to face scrutiny

The debate marks the first time the Democratic candidates will meet since the House moved forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Former police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home was booked for...

Former police officer who fatally shot woman in her own home was booked for murder

A former Texas police officer who shot and killed a woman in her own home over the weekend was booked at the Tarrant County Jail and charged with murder on Monday evening local... Read more ...

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

Fort Worth officer who killed a woman in her own home has resigned

The officer who fatally shot Atatiana Koquice Jefferson in her home Saturday morning has resigned, Fort Worth interim police Chief Ed Kraus said Monday. The officer may face... Read more ...

Man drives 200 miles to police station with body in car, confesses to killing 4

Man drives 200 miles to police station with body in car, confesses to killing 4

A man drove 200 miles to a California police department on Monday and told officers he killed four people - including one whose body he stashed in his car, authorities said... Read more ...

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Bay Area

4.5-magnitude earthquake hits Bay Area

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake hit the Bay Area on Monday night, the U.S. Geological Service said. Read more ...

‘Sickening' officiating clouds Packers' rally win over Lions

‘Sickening' officiating clouds Packers' rally win over Lions

The Packers rallied to beat the Lions on a 23-yard Mason Crosby field goal as time expired, but it didn't come without some questionable officiating. Green Bay, which trailed... Read more ...

LeBron James rips Daryl Morey over NBA's China controversy

LeBron James rips Daryl Morey over NBA's China controversy

LeBron James fanned the NBA's China controversy on Monday, saying Rockets GM Daryl Morey “wasn't educated” when he tweeted his support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong... Read more ...