It is conventional wisdom that big incumbent businesses love regulation. The more complicated and expensive big-bank regulation is, the harder it will be for a new bank to become big. Or in social media, as Byrne Hobart put it,“Facebook wants to be regulated,…
A new Edelman Trust Barometer Special Report finds 72% of U.S. adults think available COVID vaccines are safe and effective. The survey is also measuring people's views about the impact of the pandemic. Richard Edelman, CEO of the company behind the report, j…
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said Wednesday that he could support passing a Democratic-only spending bill by the end of the year, even as he blasted a multi-trillion-dollar top-line spending bill envisioned by progressives...
The Rev. Al Sharpton and civil rights attorney Ben Crump are shifting their focus to a white teenager who was killed by police in Arkansas, after advocacy efforts that largely focused on Black individuals who have d...
Having just announced her separation from then-husband Tommy Mottola, Carey set about reinventing her image -- a transformation epitomized by the elegant yet risque two-piece she wore to the 1997 VMAs.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) blasted fellow GOP lawmakers who plan to join the "America First Caucus," saying anyone who becomes a member should lose their committee assignments.Kinzinger, a vocal critic of former...
The Biden administration Sunday confronted the implications of a sudden and grave national security challenge as ransom-demanding cyber hackers target the staples of American life -- food, gas, water, hospitals and transport.
The sailors held captive for years, and the man who managed to free them. Somali pirates made millions of dollars hijacking ships and holding their crews hostage, if no ransom was paid though, sailors could spend years languishing in captivity. When retired B…
Senator Cynthia Lummis, a Republican from Wyoming, discusses the impact of President Biden's clean agenda on Wyoming, wind energy and infrastructure. She speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Dean Obeidallah argues that the Republican Party is carrying out a multi-faceted assault on the very bedrock of the Republic. "Today's GOP is now defined by its embrace and defense of Trump--who incited an act that became "domestic terrorism"-- to its war on …
The action-packed movie based on the iconic video game, "Hitman," reaches the big screen next Friday. It's the story of a genetically engineered assassin. He targets a corporation that’s looking to build an army of trained killers. The film's stars Rupert Fri…
Britney Spears's father, Jamie Spears, filed a petition on Tuesday to investigate claims his daughter made in her rare court appearance last week.In his petition, the elder Spears requested that the court "investig...
President Biden hosted Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday for his first in-person bilateral meeting since becoming president, with the two leaders outlining their strategic vision for the Indo-Pacific in the...
Sylvia Fowles had 24 points, nine rebounds and three blocks, Layshia Clarendon had 12 points in their debut with Minnesota and the Lynx rallied to beat the Connecticut Sun 79-74 in overtime Sunday night.
Imagine spending the past year locked down. At the office. With colleagues, 24-7. With intermittent Wifi at best, no holidays. And your job involves catering to the richest countries’ demand for stuff — from Pelotons to patio furniture, computer monitors to C…
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is lashing out at YouTube after the company took down a video of a panel discussion he participated in criticizing lockdowns and other public health measures during the coronavirus pandemic....
The sausage-making on display over the past week in Washington was bad enough for Democrats trying to preserve their wafer-thin majorities in the House and Senate next year. That all of the back and forth didn't produce any actual sausage is even worse.
President Biden this week pledged to double the amount of money spent to help poorer nations battle climate change. The U.S. is now vowing to spend more than $11 billion a year by 2024 on climate aid. Steven Mufson, a reporter covering the business of climate…
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court in a party-line vote, setting up a Democratic filibuster to block a vote by the full Senate. As Jan Crawford reports, the GOP majority is planning to exercise the so-c…
The House is poised to take a step toward setting up a commission to probe the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol as tensions run high more than four months later.House Democratic leadership has scheduled votes on two bi...
Australia's prime minister says he is working urgently with the United States to evacuate the last Afghans who helped Australian troops and diplomats as Taliban insurgents make rapid territorial gains across Afghanistan
Representative Abigail Spanberger, a Democrat from Virginia, discusses President Biden's foreign policy strategy and the infrastructure bill. She speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
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