The Challenge of Selecting a New Treasury Secretary

The Trump transition team has yet to announce who will become the next secretary of the treasury, but a few candidates have emerged in the past week, including Representative Jeb Hensarling of Texas, Trump’s campaign finance chair Steven Mnuchin, and the billionaire investor Wilbur Ross. While the potential appointees do have backgrounds in different...

Photos of the Week: 11/12–11/18

Protests worldwide, floating lanterns in Thailand, ‘balloon fishing’ with condoms in Cuba, Black Pete in the Netherlands, ‘acqua-alta’ in Venice, Trump’s name removed from buildings in New York, the supermoon above France, and much more. A golden pheasant photographed in Hangzhou Safari Park...

Sorry, Aetna And Anthem: Trump Won’t Stop Antitrust Scrutiny Of Healthcare

The election of Donald Trump isn’t going to bring an end to scrutiny of healthcare mergers, like the high-profile cases against giant health insurers Aetna and Humana or Anthem and Cigna. A trial begins Monday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., pitting the U.S. Justice Department against Anthem and Cigna, challenging Anthem’s $53...

Seven Questions Brands Should Ask Themselves Before Leveraging A Viral Trend For Their Marketing

Clockwise from left: Lee Salisbury, Leila Lewis, Taryn Langer, Lindsay Mullen, Bernadette Coleman, Ivan Torodov, Ayelet Noff. All photos courtesy of individual members. 1. What Will Your Audience Think? The big question to ask yourself is, “What will my audience think?” If you’re marketing healthcare, Pokemon might be a bit of a stretch...

Damian Lillard Comments on Trail Blazers’ Play After Loss vs. Rockets

Following a 126-109 loss on the road to the Houston Rockets on Thursday, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard was highly critical of the team's performance. According to Jason Quick of, the two-time All-Star didn't mince words in reference to Portland's struggles: "We kind of suck right now. It's that simple." Lillard expanded...

Scientists aim to feed the world by boosting photosynthesis

Scientists have improved how quickly a plant responds to changes in available light, improving photosynthetic efficiency by about 15%, a new study shows. (Julie McMahon) A little extra light goes a long way. By fixing a glitch in plants’ ability to use sunlight to make sugar, scientists have managed to improve the efficiency of...

Forget Team Dean, Team Jess, or even Team Logan. We’re on Team Gilmore

Scott Patterson, Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel in "Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life." (Saeed Adyani/Netflix) After nine years of hospital soaps, zombie dramas, singing high schoolers and ultra serious episodes about mad men making meth, it’s time to return to the simple, quirky charms of a town called Stars Hollow. This Friday,...

Lorelai and Rory together again: ‘Gilmore Girls’ actresses revel in their long-anticipated reunion

Lauren Graham, left, as Lorelei Gilmore and Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore in a scene from "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life." (Saeed Adyani/Netflix) Theirs is a love story of Mallomars and “Billy Jack” viewings; of dance marathons and mandatory family dinners; of coffee and, well, more coffee. Lorelai and Rory Gilmore are...

Kerry Katona shows off the results of her tummy tuck and lipo as she flaunts her flat stomach

Kerry Katona unveils her new body Kerry Katona showed off the results of her tummy tuck and lipo after splashing out £12,000. Instead of waiting until the New Year and attempting a fitness DVD or hitting the gym, she opted for a "mini tummy tuck" at the Belvedere Clinic in Kent so she looks...

Mum takes picture of daughter’s ‘GUARDIAN ANGEL’ in final selfie with teen dying of cancer

Does this picture show Amy Beckingham's 'guardian angel'? A grieving mum claims to have taken a selfie with her dying daughter's GUARDIAN ANGEL. Sarah Danbury believes she caught a heavenly apparition on camera as she snapped a poignant final photo with 19-year-old Amy Beckingham, who was battling ultra-rare liver cancer. The pair were taking...


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