These 30 Countries Have Legalized Medical Marijuana in Some Capacity
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 11:41:00 -0400

These 30 Countries Have Legalized Medical Marijuana in Some CapacityA growing number of nations are waving the green flag on medical cannabis.


Sky Is Comcast's Final Prize as Disney Battle Approaches Endgame
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 03:00:00 -0400

Sky Is Comcast's Final Prize as Disney Battle Approaches EndgameAfter raising the white flag in the battle with Walt Disney Co. for the bulk of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Roberts has one last prize to fight for: the British pay-TV company Sky Plc. Comcast currently has the upper hand in the race for Sky, with an offer of 26 billion pounds ($34 billion) that’s 6 percent higher than a rival, Disney-backed bid by Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox Inc., which already owns 39 percent of the company. Buying Sky would give Comcast international scale, a hedge against the erosion of cable-TV viewing in the U.S. and a larger palette to compete with streaming services like Amazon.com Inc. and Netflix Inc. Sky has 22.5 million customers across five European countries -- a continent where pay-TV trends have been more stable -- and is pushing into Spain and Switzerland.


Better Buy: Ford Motor Co. vs. Tesla
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 08:33:00 -0400

Better Buy: Ford Motor Co. vs. TeslaTesla is the hottest company in the auto industry, but that doesn't make it the best buy for investors.


Nearly 1.7 Million Older Americans Will Never Receive a Social Security Benefit -- Here's Why
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:06:00 -0400

Nearly 1.7 Million Older Americans Will Never Receive a Social Security Benefit -- Here's WhyThere are four categories of aged Americans who miss out on America's most important social program.


A former Soviet Union interpreter explains why Trump’s meeting with Putin was extraordinary
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:54:21 -0400

A former Soviet Union interpreter explains why Trump’s meeting with Putin was extraordinaryOn July 16, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump held bilateral talks in Helsinki. The leaders of the United States and Russia haven’t met quite like this, at a formal summit in a third country, for almost 15 years. To get a sense of the magnitude of such a diplomatic event like this, Riga-based news outlet…



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