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Marking the end of a billionaire tug of war, the SpaceX commercial rocket venture signed a 20-year agreement on Monday to take over NASA’s historic Launch Pad 39A, the point of origin for Apollo moon missions as well as the first and last space shuttle flights. Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX’s president and chief operating officer, said [...]
After retiring, Lynne and Tim Martin sold their house in 2011 and have since spent their time traveling the globe and living in vacation rentals.
A stock market swoon turned into a comeback Tuesday. Stocks managed a late-afternoon rebound for the second time in two days as investors seemed to brush off a report of lower confidence among homebuilders and simmering tensions in the Ukraine. The late rally even gave a lift to tech stocks like Google and Intel, which [...]
The Senate Banking Committee Proposes Adoption Of An Untried Model To Replace Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, once the twin kingpins of the home loan market, have been languishing in Federal conservatorship since September 6, 2008. While their continued presence is an embarrassment to many on both sides of the political aisle, it is generally understood that the agencies can’t be axed without seriously disrupting the market, [...]
April 15 (Bloomberg) — Detroit reached an agreement on pensions and health benefits with a group representing retired police officers and firefighters, as mediators seek deals with other retirees in the city’s record $18 billion bankruptcy. Michael McKee reports on Bloomberg Television’s “Bottom Line.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Apparently some people still want Google Glass. The white model sold out several hours after Google allowed anyone to purchase the product. Models of the other colors are still available, at least until Google stops selling the product tonight. For Tuesday only, Google made Glass available to anyone. This is the first time since the [...]
Actress Ava Deluca-Verley is a college graduate, but on Growing Up Fisher, the actress is revisiting her high school years as Katie, the TV family’s wise-beyond-her-years teenager. We sat down with Ava to talk about her own awkward adolescent years and to find out what it’s like to work with her costar Peyton, who just [...]
Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton, and Leslie Mann star in The Other Woman, and this stylish posse has made the rounds promoting the film! Cameron has worn a bevy of minidresses, proving that women should flaunt their best feature at any age! On Allison: American Eagle top, G-Star jacket
Not only can Lake Bell act, write and produce, but she also looks darn good naked too! The 35-year-old goes almost completely nude on the May cover of Esquire Magazine wearing nothing, but black pantyhose! And if you think that pic is hot, just wait til you see the inside shot from the photo shoot! [...]
Today on POPSUGAR Live!, we’re dissecting The Other Woman cast’s incredible red carpet style! We’re following Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton, and Leslie Mann across the globe as they color coordinate from Sydney to Los Angeles. Plus, we’ll be breaking down models-turned-movie-stars on The Buzz, showing you how to get Giuliana and Bill Rancic’s home decor [...]
A new study out of Canada says cognitive motor performance begins deteriorating around age 24.
Andy Hales and his friend Richard Foster were on a fishing trip in South Africa’s Cape Agulhas, when Andy felt a nibble on his line. Ok, it was way more than a nibble. It was an 18-foot, 4,000-pound Great White Shark. The monster shark was so strong, it actually dragged the 32-foot boat over two [...]
Boston marks a somber anniversary as citywide memorials get underway to mark the one-year anniversary of the Boston marathon bombings. WSJ’s Jon Kamp reports on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty.
More than 51,500 stockbrokers failed a basic exam needed to sell securities at least once, according to data that Wall Street regulators don’t disclose to investors, and those who repeatedly failed have on average worse disciplinary records. Jean Eaglesham joins MoneyBeat. Photo: Getty Images.
Tom Grilk, executive director of the Boston Athletic Association, spoke at Tuesday’s Boston Marathon memorial on the character and the resiliency of the city after the bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260.
Reverend Liz Walker, a pastor of the Roxbury Presbyterian Church, spoke at Tuesday’s Boston Marathon memorial about the rebirth and rising of a community affected by tragedy. She also paid tribute to those who passed away on April 15, 2013.