Comcast just got one step closer to buying British broadcaster Sky

Comcast just got one step closer to buying British broadcaster Sky

Comcast just got one step closer to buying British broadcaster Sky

Posted: 21 May 2018 08:03 AM PDT

Comcast is on the cusp of getting approval from the UK government to buy British broadcaster Sky.

Bernie Sanders announces he will seek re-election

Posted: 21 May 2018 08:03 AM PDT

Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Monday he will seek re-election this year, with a formal kickoff in June as he angles for a third term

How much should you pay for college?

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:59 AM PDT

Six experts weigh in on the value of a college degree, taking a stab at an (almost) unanswerable question.

World's tallest geyser keeps erupting, and scientists aren't sure why

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:58 AM PDT

Yellowstone National Park's Steamboat Geyser just erupted for the sixth time this year, and scientists aren't sure why.

No, no one is stealing from Social Security

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:57 AM PDT

Max Richtman writes that both parties need to bury the myths about the financial insolvency of Social Security, otherwise they threaten to undermine the program's impressive record.

Royal wedding: 29 million people in US tuned in to watch Meghan Markle marry Prince Harry

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:57 AM PDT

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle -- now the duke and duchess of Sussex -- was a huge ratings draw.

Supreme Court sides with employers in class action arbitration cases

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:55 AM PDT

Neil Gorsuch wrote the opinion -- a demonstration of how the move to keep Merrick Garland from being confirmed has helped cement a conservative court

Royal wedding: Duke and Duchess of Sussex release official photos

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:55 AM PDT

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have released several official photographs taken on their wedding day by renowned fashion and portrait photographer Alexi Lubomirski.

Pope Francis tells gay man: 'God made you like that and loves you like that'

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:54 AM PDT

A victim of clerical sexual abuse has said that Pope Francis told him that God made him gay and that his sexuality "does not matter."

World's 20 most popular museums

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:50 AM PDT

After being toppled from its No. 1 position in 2016, the Louvre in Paris regained its spot in 2017 as the world's most popular museum.

Grenfell fire inquiry opens with emotional tribute to baby

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:50 AM PDT

The official inquiry into last year's catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower in London that killed 72 people opened Monday with heart-rending tributes by bereaved families who lost their loved ones.

'Bad Blood' explores the culture inside disgraced startup Theranos

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:34 AM PDT

In a new book out Monday, Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou sheds light on what went on behind the scenes of disgraced company Theranos.

Rafael Nadal: Who can stop the 'King of Clay' at the French Open?

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:29 AM PDT

Rafael Nadal heads into Roland Garros as the heavy favorite. But who can possibly stop the Spaniard? There are a few candidates, including Novak Djokovic.

5 income strategies to supplement Social Security in retirement

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:22 AM PDT

If you want income, annuities aren't the only way to go.

After CNN report, lawmakers want answers from Uber, Lyft on sexual assaults

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:14 AM PDT

Congress is demanding answers from ridesharing companies about sexual violence on their platforms.

Dow soars 300 points as US-China trade tensions cool

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:10 AM PDT

The Dow surged due to hopes that a trade war between the US and China can be avoided. Investors were betting on multinationals like Apple, Boeing and Caterpillar, as well as chip stocks that sell to ZTE and other big Chinese firms.

China tests bombers on South China Sea island

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:08 AM PDT

China says it has landed long-range bombers for the first time on an island in the South China Sea, the latest in a series of maneuvers putting Beijing at odds with its neighbors and Washington over China's growing military presence around disputed islands.

Still fighting McConnell, Don Blankenship launches third-party Senate bid in West Virginia

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:08 AM PDT

Ex-convict and coal baron Don Blankenship says he's running for the Senate in West Virginia as a third-party candidate after he lost in the Republican primary race two weeks ago.

15 biggest cruise ships in the world

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:56 AM PDT

Symphony of the Seas smashed yet another cruise industry size record when it launched in 2018. It joins a global fleet of increasingly huge ships that are floating cities. Here are the 15 biggest cruise ships in the world.

GE's latest sale: Its 111-year-old rail business

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:52 AM PDT

General Electric is giving up full control of its century-old rail division as the conglomerate's empire continues to shrink.

German broadcaster referred to Markle as 'exotic,' and had some fairly odd comments about black hair

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:47 AM PDT

The broadcaster was pummeled for comments on Meghan Markle, black guests at the wedding and a black choir that sang at the event among other things.

Excuse us Taylor Swift, you were blocking the BMAs

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:39 AM PDT

Taylor Swift is so officially back. The singer who was off the radar for a minute while she worked on her new album had quite the busy weekend.

Pompeo threatens US will 'crush' Iran through sanctions and pressure campaign

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:37 AM PDT

The US will aim to "crush" Iran with economic and military pressure unless it changes its behavior in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.

This shoe retailer has stellar luggage to shop right now

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:23 AM PDT

Zappos is more than just shoes. The retailer also offers stellar deals and markdowns on travel essentials, such as luggage sets and packing cubes.

Why ESPN is going big on basketball

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:18 AM PDT

ESPN recently unveiled several upcoming programs that focus on basketball, from a 10-hour docu series on Michael Jordan to conversations with some of today's top talent.

The perfect Father's Day gift: The 5-star beard oil rated by over 2,000 users

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:14 AM PDT

Smooth Viking makes fan-favorite beard grooming products. Try the top-rated beard oil in conjunction with Smooth Viking beard balm for optimal results.

Clapper: Trump tweets are 'disturbing assault' on Justice Department's independence

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:10 AM PDT

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Monday accused President Donald Trump of leading "a very disturbing assault on the independence of the Department of Justice."

This object isn't supposed to be in our solar system

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:05 AM PDT

For billions of years, it lived in our solar system without us even knowing it was there. But this object couldn't remain hidden around Jupiter forever.

Biden and Washington: LGBTQ youth at risk

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:04 AM PDT

Joe Biden and Kevin Washington write that our nation cannot reach its full potential when a segment of the population -- the LGBTQ community -- is marginalized.