Economy

Ahead of the Bell: US new-home sales

This volume is 12.4 percent above the revised June rate of 582,000 and is 31.3 percent above the July 2015 estimate of 498,000-and...

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After Assam, Bihar and Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh passes GST bill

Their right to impose taxes would be restricted and it would also not be possible for them to grant tax exemptions on local people...

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Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed meeting

The S&P 500 was down 0.2%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.23%, and the Nasdaq slid 0.16%. LONDON , Aug 22 World st...

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Culture

The Upcoming Blade Runner Sequel Adds Jared Leto

The 44-year old musical artist and actor, who's fresh from his role in the highly publicized and highly criticized " Suicide Squ...

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Sarah Paulson joins Ryan Murphy's Feud

Sarah Paulson has joined the star-studded cast of Ryan Murphy's upcoming anthology series "Feud". It hails from Fox 21 TV Studio...

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Seth Rollins Rips Brooklyn Barclays Center Crowd After WWE SummerSlam

The Universal title match will be a Fatal Four-Way with the four winners of tonight's matches being the participants. Not stacked ...

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IT

Apple buys Gliimpse, health startup founded by Indian-origin duo

That's in line with Gliimpse's mission of uniting disparate streams of health information. New York August 23Apple has reportedl...

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Malian pleads guilty at ICC to 2012 Timbuktu attacks

He described how he had been swept up in an "evil wave" by Al Qaeda and the Ansar Dine Islamist groups which briefly seized cont...

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Frank Ocean Debuts New Album 'Blonde'

Blonde - the album Ocean has reportedly teased for more than a year as Boys Don't Cry - is something else entirely. Apple ...

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Science

NASA Re-Establishes Contact With Sun-Watching Spacecraft

STEREO-B is a probe that observes the sun along with sister craft STEREO-A, which were both launched in 2006. The spacecraft ent...

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Demaryius Thomas Shuts Trash-Talking Josh Norman Up With Perfect Tweet

There's the obvious tension between Norman and receiver Odell Beckham Jr ., but that's not what this is about. And despite the ba...

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Samsung 'to sell refurbished phones'

That is, by refurbishing returned handhelds and placing them back into the market. The ability to sell refurbished phones in Ind...

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Sport

US romps to men's basketball gold medal, beats Serbia 96-66

Averaged 6.1 rebounds (10th) playing 17 minutes per game, blocked four shots in semifinal win over Spain, (grabbing U.S. Olympic-r...

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Rio Olympics 2016: Laura Trott extends omnium lead

The 24-year-old then watched on from the sidelines as Kenny drew level with Sir Chris Hoy by winning his sixth Olympic gold in a...

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US romps to men's basketball gold, beats Serbia 96-66

Duke and United States National Team head coach Mike Krzyzewski became the first head coach to lead the U.S. Men's Olympic Team to...

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World News

American service member killed in Afghanistan

USA forces in Afghanistan said an investigation is being conducted. The name of the USA soldier killed has not yet been releas...

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Over a million could be displaced by Mosul offensive

Gluck said more than 1 million people were still believed to be living in Mosul and warned there was the potential for a "full-blo...

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Turkey says to fully support operation to retake Syria's Jarablus

Earlier in the month, Turkey summoned Austria's chargé d'affaires in Ankara over an Austrian newspaper's criticism of a move by ...

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Health

Florida: 5 new Zika cases including 1 in the Tampa Bay area

One of those cases is in Pinellas County and the other four are in the Wynwood area of Miami (pictured below). Florida health ...

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CDC: Spraying not possible in South Beach

Five new cases of Zika have been found in the tourist hotspot of Miami Beach , signaling the spread of local transmission of a vi...

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Tottenham Crystal Palace match report: Victor Wanyama nets late winner

Despite controlling large chunks of the first half, it just wasn't happening for Spurs in the final third. New Sunderland boss Dav...

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USA

Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize

While certain state laws allow teaching and research assistants at many public universities to organize, a 2004 National Labor ...

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Firefighters prevent Lake County arson blaze from spreading

The suspect, 40-year-old Damin Pashilk of neighboring Clearlake, faces 17 charges of arson and is suspected in other fires in th...

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3 children, 1 man die in Chicago apartment fire

She identified the children as Mellanie Watson, 3 months, Madison Watson, 4, and Shaniya Staples, 7. He says the department has it...

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