SpaceX to build Mars spaceship in Texas, not Los Angeles

Jan 17, 2019

SpaceX says it will build its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles, dealing another blow to the local economy only days after the company announced massive layoffs

NHL, NHLPA abandon hope of a World Cup in September 2020

Jan 17, 2019

The NHL and NHL Players' Association have given up on the possibility of staging the next World Cup of Hockey in September 2020

In tough speech, new governor sees need to rebuild Kansas

Jan 17, 2019

New Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly sees need to rebuild Kansas, says state faces child welfare emergency, is unprepared for economic downturn

US lawmaker opposes drilling permit work during shutdown

Jan 17, 2019

The chairman of the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee says the Interior Department should not be working on oil and gas development permits and leases in Alaska and elsewhere during the partial government shutdown

Sri Lanka considers big China loan to repay foreign debts

Jan 17, 2019

A finance ministry official says Sri Lanka is considering a $300 million loan offer from the Bank of China as it prepares to repay foreign debts this year

John Bogle dies at 89; fought for lower fees for investors

Jan 17, 2019

John Bogle, who simplified investing and fought for lower fees for investors, dies at age 89

Watchdog: GSA ignored emoluments in OKing Trump hotel lease

Jan 16, 2019

The inspector general for the General Services Administration says the agency improperly ignored the U.S. Constitution's provision outlawing foreign gifts when it OKed President Donald Trump's management of his Washington hotel after his 2016 election

Mexico to ship gas on trains, thieves siphon whole pipelines

Jan 16, 2019

Mexico's president says that the government is acquiring 500 more tanker trucks to carry gasoline and diesel while pipelines are shut down to combat fuel-theft gangs and is also arranging with railroads to transport fuel

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

Jan 16, 2019

A report says limiting meat is optimal for people and the planet, but not everyone agrees

John Bogle, founder of Vanguard, dies at 89

Jan 16, 2019

John Bogle, investing pioneer and founder of Vanguard Group, who brought index funds to millions of investors, dies at age 89, the company says


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