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Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 16:38
Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business.

'Riverdale' creator explains how season finale dealt with Luke Perry's character

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:36
Viewers of the "Riverdale" Season 3 finale had some surprises, but not one some were expecting.

Jeff Koons' Rabbit sculpture sells for record $91M

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:33
A playful rabbit sculpture by Jeff Koons has become the most expensive work by a living artist ever to sell at auction.

Money from Nipsey Hussle and DJ Khaled's new song, "Higher," will go to slain rapper's kids

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:19
The marathon continues, DJ Khaled says, announcing on Instagram that his upcoming album will include a track with Nipsey Hussle and that all the money from the song will go to the slain rapper's children.

Bedbugs survived the dinosaur extinction event

Science & Nature - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 15:04
The much-maligned bedbug has been around for 115 million years - since dinosaurs ruled the Earth.

Sarah Jessica Parker slams tabloid over speculating her marriage is in trouble

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:53
Sarah Jessica Parker is defending her marriage.

Finding the beauty in America's mundanity

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:48
Stephen Shore's remarkable career started early. Born in New York in 1947, he was given his first photography set at six. When he was 14, the trailblazing fashion photographer Edward Steichen -- then a curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York -- purchased three of his photos. By 17, he was a regular at Andy Warhol's infamous Factory, photographing the artist and the eccentric personalities who surrounded him.

This startup is building flying taxis

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:22
A flying taxi that you can order through an app? This German company plans to make that a reality in the next six years.

Michael Jackson's sons launch YouTube movie review show

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 14:07
Fresh off of graduating from college, Prince Jackson has joined his brother in launching a YouTube show.

Intimate photos of Royal Ballet dancers

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:51
In 2004, London-born photographer Mary McCartney enjoyed six months of unrestricted access to the Royal Ballet, capturing young dancers from the corps as they prepared backstage at the Royal Opera House, relaxed at home and enjoyed the city's nightlife. These intimate portraits of an all-consuming art form comprise McCartney's celebrated ballet-behind-the-scenes photo series "Off Pointe."

Six things 'Game of Thrones' can learn from past series finales

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:28
"Game of Thrones" comes to an end this Sunday, amid a level of hoopla reserved for TV's elite few. Still, it's hardly the first show to evoke a passionate response, or have the opportunity to craft an ending that's sure to be analyzed, dissected and debated for years to come.

Artificial life form given 'synthetic DNA'

Science & Nature - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:23
UK scientists have created an artificial version of the stomach bug E. coli that is based on an entirely synthetic form of DNA.

More than 300,000 people want 'Game of Thrones' final season remade

Entertainment - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:20
There are more than a few people out there who want winter to come again, but differently.

Plastic pollution: Flip-flop tide engulfs 'paradise' island

Science & Nature - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 13:07
Up to a million shoes are among the tide of plastic debris washed up on an Australian island say scientists.

Warren Buffett reveals a $900 million stake in Amazon

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:56
Warren Buffett revealed how much his stake in Amazon is worth: more than $900 million.

Carmakers are taking keyless entry to the next level

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 12:11
Smartphones have largely replaced cameras, newspapers, books, and personal stereos. Next up: Car keys.

Ex-ETA leader arrested after 16 years on run

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:09
The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, Spanish officials said Thursday.

Top fashion houses ban models under 18

World - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:59
Gucci, Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen are among leading fashion brands who have pledged to work only with models aged over 18.

Antarctic instability 'is spreading'

Science & Nature - Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:35
Almost a quarter of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is now unstable, according to a new study.
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