Moore’s candidacy expands questions about the power of American institutions


Former Alabama chief justice Roy Moore, a Senate candidate in Alabama, speaks at the Vestavia Hills Public library on Nov. 11 in Birmingham, Ala. (Brynn Anderson/Associated Press) Donald Trump was elected president of the United States despite the opposition of a number of American institutions. He won his party’s nomination …

American Airlines expands travel waiver to include more than 50 airports

Police officers walk through Miami International Airport, which was closed due to Hurricane Irma, on Sept. 9. (Giorgio Viera/EPA-EFE). This post has been updated to note that American Airlines has announced it will not resume limited service at Miami …White House social media director tweets inaccurate hurricane video

Uber expands board to 17 members, reduces Kalanick’s power

Enlarge / Dara Khosrowshahi, seen here in 2013, has been Uber’s CEO since September 2017.Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg via Getty Images In the wake of a possible lawsuit, Uber’s board of directors agreed to various changes that will set a new course for the beleaguered company. Amongst the most notable plans are a …

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (AEP) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.06 EPS

American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The utilities provider reported $1.10 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.16 by ($0.06), Bloomberg Earnings reports. American Electric Power had a return on equity of 9.67% and a net margin of …

Tom Cruise has star power in ‘American Made’ (review)

CLEVELAND, Ohio — “American Made” is essentially the Iran-Contra scandal story as seen through the eyes of former TWA pilot-turned-CIA operative Barry Seal, played by Tom Cruise. The movie has the comedic tone of the 2013 David O. Russell film …’American Made’ Is A Twisted ‘Top Gun’ Sequel Of Sorts

Major science prize goes to institutions fighting blindness

prize goes to institutions fighting blindnessLISBON, Portugal — Two international institutions with long records of fighting blindness are sharing a €1 million ($1.2 million) eyesight prize from a Portuguese foundation. The Lisbon, Portugal-based Champalimaud Foundation’s annual Vision Award is …

With celeb-journalist’s candidacy, stage is set for Putin’s 2018 reelection

October 24, 2017 Moscow—Vladimir Putin has been Russia’s undisputed leader for so long that people sometimes forget that, according to the country’s constitution, he needs to be periodically re-elected.That moment is fast approaching.As usual, Mr. Putin himself is being coy about whether he will even stand in the presidential polls …

RBC CEO Dave McKay says battleground for financial institutions is data

TORONTO — Royal Bank of Canada’s chief executive says data is the battleground for banks that will determine the future success of financial institutions. Dave McKay said during a speech in Toronto on Monday that in the past banks needed economies of scale to succeed, but due to technological advances, …