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Jay and Silent Bob fight reboot in new reboot trailer

Jay and Silent Bob fight reboot in new reboot trailer

Jay and Silent Bob are back together and once again Hollywood is all about it. The trailer for “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” is out and it is just like old times. Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith reprise their stoner characters and are joined by a star-studded cast, including a few like Jason Lee and…MORE

How Jerome Powell stopped a US default — in 2011

How Jerome Powell stopped a US default — in 2011

In May of 2011, then-Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner issued a stark warning letter to Congress: the US government had hit the debt limit and would no longer be able to pay its bills past August 2. That gave Congress exactly 11 weeks before America’s wallet would be empty. Lawmakers, many of them newly elected Tea…MORE

China’s economic slowdown is real, but it’s not just about tariffs

China’s economic slowdown is real, but it’s not just about tariffs

China’s economic growth has slumped to its lowest level in nearly three decades, but the trade war with the United States isn’t solely to blame. Gross domestic product growth dropped to 6.2% in the second quarter, the weakest since the government started publishing quarterly figures in 1992, the national statistics authority said this week. Soon…MORE

How heat waves can kill — and how to stay safe

How heat waves can kill — and how to stay safe

As a potentially record-breaking heat wave grips the nation this weekend, doctors are warning people to find air conditioning and stay cool — or risk a trip to the emergency room and a hospital ice bath. Extreme temperatures are the most deadly weather events in the United States, consistently killing more people than hurricanes and…MORE

Netflix faces a new rival in the UK

Netflix faces a new rival in the UK

UK television network ITV has teamed up with the BBC on a streaming product that gives British audiences a new alternative to Netflix. BritBox will debut in the final three months of this year, the networks announced Friday. For £5.99 ($7.50) per month, users will get access to older shows and new HD programming across…MORE

Rohan Dennis: Tour de France rider mysteriously withdraws from race

Rohan Dennis: Tour de France rider mysteriously withdraws from race

Rohan Dennis’ unexplained withdrawal from the Tour de France midway through the 12th stage has left the cycling world perplexed, with his team director saying he is “confused and disappointed” by the Australian’s decision. The current world time trial champion, Dennis was among the favorites to win Friday’s stage in Pau, but he walked away…MORE

A man escaped a high-rise on fire by climbing down it in true “Spider-Man” style

A man escaped a high-rise on fire by climbing down it in true “Spider-Man” style

Did Philadelphia’s friendly neighborhood “Spider-Man” just escape an apartment fire? The fire department responded to an apartment fire around 9:30 p.m. Thursday in West Philadelphia, according to CNN affiliate WPVI. When they arrived at the 19-story high-rise, they saw a truly shocking sight: a man climbing down the outside of the building to escape the…MORE

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