Drone Racing Takes Flight With Olympic-Sized Ambitions
Almost 3,000 miles from home and standing on an island that was once the site of a military installation, Ken Loo stared intently into a set of goggles, his fingers twitching over controls as he reacted to the scratchy drone video beaming directly into his eyes. Hurtling through the air overhead at
Drones descend on Governors Island
Y ou can usually hear a drone race before you can actually see it. Stepping onto Governors Island on the first weekend of August, after a 10-minute ferry ride from Manhattan, you could hear the buzzing of hundreds of drones as if the island had been overtaken by loud, robotic bugs flying around an
Hillary Clinton Once Cited NY Banks as ‘Biggest Winners' in Wall Street Bailout
Speaking at a Democratic Party dinner in Ohio Sunday, Hillary Clinton said she voted in 2009 for the second wave of funds to be used for the bank bailout because President Obama asked Senate Democrats to do so and because the package included money to help the beleaguered U.S. automobile industry.
5 Moments That Mattered at the 7th Undercard Republican Debate
For Rick Santorum , Mike Huckabee , Carly Fiorina and Jim Gilmore -- the four candidates who participated in the Fox News “undercard” debate Thursday night -- it was not only the last time they will meet before the Iowa caucuses but it’s also possible it could be the last time they appear on a
'This Week' Transcript: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' ON JANUARY 17, 2016 and it will be updated. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: So, we have some news. Four American hostages including Jason Rezaian released by Iran. Now, you said that was never going to happen. You blamed Obama. Ready to give him credit? DONALD TRUMP
How Hillary Clinton Thinks She’ll Be Tougher on Wall Street Than Bernie Sanders
Hillary Clinton is trying to turn the tables on Bernie Sanders . The Democratic front-runner – often criticized for her close ties to Wall Street – is now attempting to argue she will be tougher on the financial industry than her challenger, Bernie Sanders – the progressive Vermont senator who is
Excerpt: Ben Bernanke's 'The Courage to Act'
Excerpted from The Courage to Act: A Memoir of A Crisis and Its Aftermath by Ben S. Bernanke. Copyright © 2015 by Ben S. Bernanke. With permission of the publisher, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. Prologue: I Can Still Stop This . . . It was 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, 2008.
Oil-Covered Legos Doom Toy Deal With Shell
Morning Money Memo: Lego will end its decades-long toy marketing partnership with Shell after facing a widely circulated campaign from the environmental group Greenpeace. A YouTube video protesting arctic drilling attracted millions of page views. The Greenpeace posting showed an arctic landscape
Variable Annuities Punish Returns, Taxes and Heirs
In these days of low bond yields, many people are looking for easy, set-it-and-forget-it investments to generate income. Stepping aggressively into this itchy market are insurance companies and their salesmen, extolling the supposed benefits of the variable annuities (VAs) they offer. This type of