NBC hot mic mars first Democratic debate

NBC hot mic mars first Democratic debate

A hot mic issue forced NBC’s moderators to take a commercial break during the first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night. After Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie and Telemundo’s José Diaz-Balart handed off co-moderating duties to…

Trump arrives in Japan for G20. What to expect from meetings with Chinas Xi Jinping, Russias Putin

Trump arrives in Japan for G20. What to…

President Donald Trump heads to the G-20 summit in Japan this week, weighed down by escalating tensions with Iran, stalled negotiations over North Korea's nuclear capabilities and a stalemated trade dispute with China. (June 26)…

Trump in Japan for talks on trade, Iran, North Korea

Trump in Japan for talks on trade, Iran,…

  1 of 6 U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he arrives at the Osaka International Airport to attend the G-20 Summit in Osaka, western Japan. (Kyodo News via AP) OSAKA, Japan (AP) — President…

The U.S. Can Afford to Stay Calm with Iran

The U.S. Can Afford to Stay Calm with…

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters) The Trump administration can sit back and monitor Iran’s international ostracism and economic isolation while remaining unpredictable and enigmatic. President Trump recently ordered and then called off a retaliatory…

Please Raise My Taxes?

Please Raise My Taxes?

Eli Broad at a media preview of The Broad Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., in 2015. (Kevork Djansezian/Reuters) Rather than calling for the federal government to do more income redistribution, it might be useful to…

The Libra Gambit

The Libra Gambit

(Dado Ruvic/Reuters) Facebook is not the first to develop a private currency with the hopes of superseding the cartel that is consumer banking. They had to call it “Libra” of course — like something off…

How Much Is a Little Girl Worth?: The Painful Financial Fallout of the Larry Nassar Case

How Much Is a Little Girl Worth?: The…

Jan. 24, 2018, Rachael Denhollander walked into a Michigan courtroom to speak about the sexual abuse she suffered as a child from Larry Nassar. She was the last in an extraordinary procession of nearly 150…

Recall of 32 lots of the popular blood pressure drug Losartan after discovering trace amounts of a probable carcinogen. 

Recall of 32 lots of the popular blood…

The Food and Drug Administration posted information on its website listing the blood pressure medications recalled for containing carcinogens. Here’s what to watch out for. USA TODAY Macleods Pharmaceuticals Limited is recalling 32 lots of…

Sources: Rockets shop Capela, Gordon for space

Sources: Rockets shop Capela, Gordon for space

The Houston Rockets are canvassing NBA teams with significant salary-cap space to individually offer center Clint Capela, guard Eric Gordon and forward P.J. Tucker as a prelude to their pursuit of a sign-and-trade deal for…