Feed Posts

The real-life planets you may have first seen in a ‘Star Wars’ film

The real-life planets you may have first seen in a ‘Star Wars’ film

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was a breathtaking diversity of planets. From the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon, rebel ships and Imperial cruisers, we’ve seen a colorful variety of them come into view. Harsh deserts baked by twin suns, craggy caverns, lush forests, water worlds, mineral-coated surfaces, inhospitable ice,…MORE

Why top investors think it’s time to dump US stocks

Why top investors think it’s time to dump US stocks

Happy Tuesday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. First things first: Wall Street expects the longest bull market in American history to extend into next year. For all the concerns about slowing US economic growth, there’s consensus that…MORE

How uneven economic growth feeds political turmoil

How uneven economic growth feeds political turmoil

When it comes to economic innovation, the rich are getting richer — and that’s generating increasing social frustration and political turmoil for the winners and losers alike as the digital revolution rolls through the American economy. Over the past 15 years, employment in the computer- and science-based industries at the forward edge of economic change…MORE

A new Nike swimwear line includes a swim hijab

A new Nike swimwear line includes a swim hijab

Nike’s Victory Swim Collection will include a full-coverage swimsuit and a swim hijab. The line, announced Tuesday, will be available globally at select retailers and online February 1. “The design of the Nike Victory Swim Collection serves a variety of needs from modesty preferences to sun protection and represents Nike’s commitment to inclusive design, providing…MORE

Ted Baker CEO Lindsay Page resigns as profits slump

Ted Baker CEO Lindsay Page resigns as profits slump

Ted Baker’s nightmare year just got much worse. Shares in the fashion retailer plunged as much as 35% on Tuesday after the company slashed its profit outlook, suspended its dividend and announced the resignations of its CEO and executive chairman. “The last 12 months has undoubtedly been the most challenging in our history,” the high-end…MORE

Premier League: Racist and homophobic incidents tarnish ‘best league in the world’

Premier League: Racist and homophobic incidents tarnish ‘best league in the world’

It’s been dubbed the “best league in the world” for its exciting games and competitiveness, but it wasn’t the greatest weekend for the Premier League — the most watched football division globally — as several ugly incidents unfolded. Manchester United players were allegedly racially abused in Saturday evening’s Manchester derby, while a 13-year-old Burnley supporter…MORE

Girls in Nepal sleep in ‘menstruation huts’ despite ban, study finds

Girls in Nepal sleep in ‘menstruation huts’ despite ban, study finds

Nearly eight out of 10 girls in a region of mid-Western Nepal sleep in dangerous outdoor “menstruation huts” during their period, despite the practice being outlawed, a study has found. The illegal custom, known as “Chhaupadi,” stems from a centuries-old Hindu taboo that considers women and girls as unclean during menstruation. When women are on…MORE

Playlist

Concert Calendar