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Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 03:20 PM EDT

What Have We Learned 10 Years After Lehman Bros.' Collapse?

What Have We Learned 10 Years After Lehman Bros.' Collapse?

The implosion of investment bank Lehman Brothers on Sept. 15, 2008, was the first domino to fall in the subprime mortgage crisis that torched billions of dollars in wealth in the U.S. and around the world. We'...

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 10:10 AM EDT

SpaceX Books the First Tourist to the Moon

SpaceX Books the First Tourist to the Moon

The moon may soon get its first tourist — and first human visitor in more than four decades. SpaceX announced Thursday that it's booked the world's first private passenger to the moon. Elon Musk's space...

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 at 06:57 AM EDT

Reddit Bans Qanon Subreddits After Series of Violent Threats

Reddit Bans Qanon Subreddits After Series of Violent Threats

Reddit banned one of its largest communities dedicated to discussion of the Qanon fringe conspiracy theory on Wednesday, citing the subreddit's repeated violations of the network's content policy. The...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 11:13 AM EDT

Some McDonald's Workers Vote to Strike Over Sex Harassment

Some McDonald's Workers Vote to Strike Over Sex Harassment

Emboldened by the #MeToo movement, McDonald's workers have voted to stage a one-day strike next week at restaurants in 10 cities in hopes of pressuring management to take stronger steps against on-the-job sexual...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 06:44 PM EDT

FDA Puts E-Cig Makers on Notice: Fix 'Epidemic' Teen Use or Products May Be Pulled From Market

FDA Puts E-Cig Makers on Notice: Fix 'Epidemic' Teen Use or Products May Be Pulled From Market

Federal regulators are threatening to pull e-cigarettes from shelves if manufacturers do not control teen use, which officials say has reached epidemic levels. The Food and Drug Administration was prepared to...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 02:44 AM EDT

Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected at Apple Event Wednesday

Bigger, Pricier iPhone Expected at Apple Event Wednesday

Apple is expected to unveil its biggest and most expensive iPhone on Wednesday as part of a lineup of three new models aimed at widening the product's appeal amid slowing sales growth. Most of the buzz is...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 07:50 PM EDT

What's in the Amazon Box? Maybe a Real 7-Foot Christmas Tree

What's in the Amazon Box? Maybe a Real 7-Foot Christmas Tree

Watch out for the 7-foot box on the doorstep. Amazon plans to sell and ship fresh, full-size Christmas trees this year. But a live tree is no paperback book. Amazon says the Christmas trees, including Douglas...

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 at 07:16 PM EDT

To Prep for Hurricane Florence, Investors Sell Off Insurers

To Prep for Hurricane Florence, Investors Sell Off Insurers

Hurricanes almost always set off an orchestrated dance on Wall Street before they make landfall, with shares of property and casualty insurance companies dumped in favor of companies that sell construction...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 10:23 PM EDT

After Moonves, CBS Takeover Possible in New Media Landscape

After Moonves, CBS Takeover Possible in New Media Landscape

The resignation of longtime CBS chief Les Moonves won't likely lead to drastic changes in network programs, but a related deal could make the company ripe for a takeover as traditional media companies compete...

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 08:23 AM EDT

Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma to Step Down in 1 Year

Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma to Step Down in 1 Year

Jack Ma, who founded e-commerce giant Alibaba Group and helped launch China's online retailing boom, announced Monday that he will step down as the company's chairman next September. In a letter released by...

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