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Kim Kardashian West got a special birthday gift from Kanye

Kim Kardashian West got a special birthday gift from Kanye

What do you get for the reality star and entrepreneur who has everything? If you are Kanye West you donate $1 million to your wife’s favorite charities. Kim Kardashian West turned 39 on Monday and her husband’s gift touched her heart. “I got amazing gifts from my whole family and Kanye for me the most…MORE

Drugmaker reverses course, plans to seek FDA approval for Alzheimer’s treatment

Drugmaker reverses course, plans to seek FDA approval for Alzheimer’s treatment

In an unexpected reversal, pharmaceutical giant Biogen said it will pursue US Food and Drug Administration approval for aducanumab, an experimental treatment for early Alzheimer’s disease, Biogen and its Japanese partner Eisai announced on Tuesday. Phase 3 clinical studies of aducanumab were discontinued in March. The trials were halted because results of a futility analysis…MORE

Will the housing market continue to prop up the US economy?

Will the housing market continue to prop up the US economy?

Despite a recent drop in retail sales, softer business spending and a slowdown in job growth, the housing market keeps humming along. That’s good news for a US economy that may need housing to keep the current recovery alive. The National Association of Home Builders reported last week that builder sentiment in October reached its…MORE

Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s will stop selling fur in 2021

Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s will stop selling fur in 2021

Fur is on its way out at Macy’s Inc. The retail giant announced Tuesday that it would stop selling mink, fox, sable and other real fur products by February 2021 at its Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s stores, as well as its off-price outlets. It will also close its Macy’s Fur Vaults and Bloomingdale’s Maximilian Fur Salons…MORE

Hasbro hit hard by tariffs just before the holidays

Hasbro hit hard by tariffs just before the holidays

The Force and Frozen couldn’t save toy maker Hasbro from the US-China trade war. Hasbro shares plunged 15% Tuesday after the company posted sales and earnings that missed forecasts, due in large part to tariffs on its products — despite strong sales of toys tied to top Disney movie franchises. “The threat and enactment of…MORE

How to understand Trump’s perverted version of history

How to understand Trump’s perverted version of history

President Donald Trump’s taste for history is moving in new and awkwardly divergent directions as he faces the twin challenges of an impeachment inquiry and a 2020 re-election campaign. He’s placing himself alongside the titans of US history one day and comparing himself to the victims of the country’s collective sins the next. Trump has…MORE

John Clarke, ‘Days of Our Lives’ star, dead at 88

John Clarke, ‘Days of Our Lives’ star, dead at 88

Veteran “Days of Our Lives” star John “Jack” Clarke has died, a representative for his daughter told CNN. He was 88. Clarke died last Wednesday in California from complications of pneumonia, according to family representative Cheryl McLean. “John had previously suffered a stroke in 2007 and has had declining health in the last few years,”…MORE

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