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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons Take Flight After All

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons Take Flight After All

The beloved balloons were flying, if lower than usual, as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began after an anxious weather watch Thursday morning. Astronaut Snoopy, a new version of a longtime parade favorite, was among the giant inflated characters leading the lineup. Parade officials and the New York Police Department had been keeping an eye on wind […]

Why Acting Renault CEO Isn’t Worried About Autonomous Cars Killing Sales

Why Acting Renault CEO Isn’t Worried About Autonomous Cars Killing Sales

The future shift to autonomous vehicles will reduce the number of cars that people need, Groupe Renault’s acting CEO Clotilde Delbos concedes—but she’s not worried that this will hurt sales too much. That’s because Delbos reckons such cars will not last as long as today’s autos, thanks to increased utilization rates that result from autonomous […]

T-Mobile To Offer Free and Low-Cost Services If Sprint Merger Is Approved

T-Mobile To Offer Free and Low-Cost Services If Sprint Merger Is Approved

T-Mobile announced a series of new low-cost and free mobile services it would offer if regulators allow it to merge with Sprint. The plans include free 5G service for all first responders in the country and a $15 per month wireless plan for any customer. T-Mobile also committed to offer free home Internet service to […]

Politicon: The Unconventional Convention Trying to Marry Political Fandom and Entertainment

Politicon: The Unconventional Convention Trying to Marry Political Fandom and Entertainment

In a world where former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is dancing with the stars on ABC each week, the former Apprentice host is sitting in the Oval Office, Fox News and MSNBC are the number one and two most watched cable networks on all of television, and Rachel Maddow has numerous fan clubs, […]

Ronan Farrow, NBC News at Odds Over Sex Abuse Allegations

Ronan Farrow, NBC News at Odds Over Sex Abuse Allegations

On the eve of his Catch and Kill hitting shelves, Ronan Farrow and NBC News are escalating their war of words. The explosive book, out Tuesday, charges that NBC was aware of alleged sexual misconduct by disgraced “Today” cohost Matt Lauer years before his firing, secretly paying settlements to his accusers. Catch and Kill also […]

Could a New ‘Bretton Woods’ Conference’ Prompt Global Climate Change Policy?

Could a New ‘Bretton Woods’ Conference’ Prompt Global Climate Change Policy?

A new report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, which calls for a new Bretton Woods Conference to revamp global climate change policy, has resurrected the debate around the Paris Climate Accord. The proposed conference would mirror what the original Bretton Woods Conference was in 1944 in Bretton Woods, N.H., which set […]

New York’s Rape Laws Are Now Some of the Toughest in the Nation. Here’s Why

New York’s Rape Laws Are Now Some of the Toughest in the Nation. Here’s Why

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Wednesday extending the statute of limitations for survivors of rape. Joined by a number of actresses involved with Time’s Up, such as Julianne Moore, Michelle Hurd, Amber Tamblyn, and Mira Sorvino, Cuomo signed the legislation that makes New York’s rape laws some of the toughest in the […]

Vaping-Related Lung Illness Likely Caused by Chemical Exposure, Says CDC

Vaping-Related Lung Illness Likely Caused by Chemical Exposure, Says CDC

Sudden, serious lung illnesses that have struck people who used vaping devices have been tied in many cases to products that contain THC, the main active ingredient in marijuana, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Health authorities have identified 450 cases of lung disease in people who used vaping products and have […]

The Trade War’s Invisible Damage

The Trade War’s Invisible Damage

Many people are bracing for the impact that the U.S.-China trade war is going to have on the cost of consumer goods. They often aren’t aware that it’s already dealing a blow to an invisible export—America’s hotel industry and the many businesses that support it.  Visitors from China spent nearly $35 billion collectively last year—more […]

Trump Portrays G-7 as a Love Fest

Trump Portrays G-7 as a Love Fest

Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Donald Trump’s takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was “unity.” In fact, “flawless” unity. During this year’s gathering of leaders of the world’s wealthiest democracies, Trump went to great lengths to portray it as something of […]