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Crowds Anxiously Await Election Night Results in Times Square
ABC News' TJ Holmes joins Michael Strahan and LZ Granderson.
Tech Titan Peter Thiel Explains Support for Donald Trump Amid Controversy
Controversial tech investor Peter Thiel doubled down on and explained his support for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign today at an event in Washington, D.C., saying that the Republican nominee’s ideas and support will not dissipate even if he loses the election. Thiel, a billionaire
$99,999 Payout to Homeless Woman Highlights Social Security's Struggles
Wanda Witter, 80, who up until last week was homeless and living on D.C.'s streets, has received $99,999 in Social Security retirement benefits, but she could be just one of many people owed cash due to a "tangled mess" at the Social Security Administration, according to the social worker who
Why the Federal Reserve Is Reluctant to Raise Interest Rates
When the Federal Reserve announced this afternoon that it was going to take the cautious step and leave interest rates unchanged for the time being, it also said that “near-term risks to the economic outlook have diminished.” So what concerns might the Fed have? And why are they being so cautious?
Millennials Don’t Drive? Luxury Automakers Beg to Differ
Pundits and auto analysts once pointed their fingers at millennials for the impending death of the automobile. Young adults, according to several studies, were choosing urban life over suburbia and shunning cars for mass transit, bikes and ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. They even had
America's Fascination With Junk and How It Affects Us
Former "World News Now" anchor Alison Stewart discusses her new book "JUNK: Digging Through America's Love Affair With Stuff."
The ties that bind: One man's memories of Muhammad Ali
As my plane flew south toward Louisville, Kentucky, and Muhammad Ali's funeral, memories of The Greatest came and went like windows into the past -- a series of flashbacks that reminded me how much he was a part of me. It's probably that way with a lot of Baby Boomers . I wasn't an Ali fanatic. He
'Greatest of All Time' Muhammad Ali Dies at Age 74
The former three-time heavyweight champion died after a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease.
Investing in the Habits of Old and Young
For decades, investors have been focused on companies that market intensively to the baby boom generation – people born in the nearly two decades after World War II. This kind of demographic investing, as it’s called, has become ingrained in the DNA of American markets. Just Google “baby boomer
There won't ever be another Bud Collins
In 1968, the first year professional players were allowed to compete at Grand Slam tournaments, pro tennis was in need of an effective advocate. It found one in Arthur W. "Bud" Collins, a gregarious young newspaperman and tennis enthusiast. Collins, who died Friday at age 86, will likely be