On Wednesday the College Board launched blueprints for potential updates to the college admissions test — including sample questions.
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Yahoo Inc, which posted anemic first-quarter revenue growth, said it has nominated three new members to its board. The three members include billionaire Charles Schwab, namesake chairman and chief executive of discount broker Charles Schwab Corp. The other two are David Filo and Lee Scott, the company said in a statement. Lee Scott, Jr. served [...]
In today’s pictures, coast guard crews search for capsized ferry passengers in South Korea, teenagers sit at a flooded restaurant in Burma, a man is injured by an alleged barrel bomb dropped by government forces in Syria, and much more. Photo: Getty
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, in a speech to the Economic Club of New York, sketched out the central bank’s three “big questions” as it considers when the U.S. economy will be healthy enough to shift course on interest-rate policy. Mary-Beth Fisher of Societe General joins the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Mustang, Ford parked a 2015 model on the observation deck of the Empire State Building. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how engineers made it happen.
President Obama announced two grant programs and pledged $600 million to train more Americans for jobs that may otherwise go unfilled.
April 16 (Bloomberg) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sent subpoenas to six high-frequency trading firms asking for information about special arrangements they have with exchanges and dark pools as well as their trading strategies, according to a person familiar with the matter. (Source: Bloomberg)
April 16 (Bloomberg) — Yahoo! proposed three new directors to shore up its dwindling board, as Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer continues to revamp the Web portal. Emily Chang reports on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Gena Gabrielle has been attending Taylor Swift concerts for years, but this time it was the superstar who attended an event for her fan. The Red singer surprised everyone when she showed up to Gena’s bridal shower on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. Taylor looked adorable in a mint green dress as she posed for photos [...]
Page Six reports hip hop’s royal couple, Beyonce and Jay Z, are rumored to be joining forces to launching a summer tour together.
Today on POPSUGAR Live!, we’re following Kate Middleton’s royal tour style through Australia and New Zealand! The Duchess of Cambridge showed off a number of gorgeous wardrobe choices incorporating her signature bright coats and affordable styles. We’ll also be getting you prepped for Scandal’s season finale on The Buzz, breaking down the best way to [...]
U.S. securities regulators have unveiled a road map that lays out how they plan to make sure Wall Street firms are prepared to detect and prevent cyber security attacks. The nine-page document, posted April 15, contains examples of the questions Securities and Exchange Commission examiners might ask brokerages and asset managers during inspections.
If you have any documents (or e-books acquired in a “non-standard” way) stored on your Kindle, now you can access them anywhere via Amazon Cloud Drive. Starting today, documents uploaded to your e-reader via your browser, mobile device or email will automatically be stored in a new “My Send-to-Kindle Docs” folder within Cloud Drive.
Glee, The Good Wife, Pushing Daisies, and The West Wing are just four of the many TV shows Kristin Chenoweth’s worked on over the years. But there’s one show she has yet to star in: Game of Thrones! We chatted with Kristin about her as-yet unfulfilled dream to join the HBO drama during her recent [...]
Porsche’s Trent Warnke talks to the Wall Street Journal’s Lee Hawkins about the Porsche 918 Spyder, a plug-in hybrid supercar that starts at $845,000.
Passengers on a plane from Las Vegas to Duluth, Minn. had to turn around mid-flight Monday for a reason you might not expect.
April 16 (Bloomberg) — On today’s “Movers & Shakers,” Trish Regan reports on a new U.S. tour for Jay Z and Beyonce. (Source: Bloomberg)
A report by The New York Times gives more insight into how Tallahassee police and Florida State might’ve botched investigations of Jameis Winston.
Pro-Russian separatists took over City Hall in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk by simply walking in the front door, as Kiev’s attempts to retake control of its eastern provinces appeared to falter. Via The Foreign Bureau, WSJ’s global news update.
Conjoined twins Emmett and Owen Ezell were separated by doctors in August. Now, nearly nine months later, they’re being released from the hospital.