Cheating allegations rocked the daily fantasy sports industry this week and as scrutiny mounts, a largely self-aimed spotlight has grown blindingly bright on DraftKings and FanDuel, which have flooded televisions, phones and computers with advertisements promising million-dollar payouts to a lucky few.
The New York subway system was a gleaming symbol of American ingenuity when it opened in 1904. Now it rattles along past aging stops, controlled by cloth-insulated electrical wiring and signal devices almost as old as the tunnels themselves.
A Brazilian judge has issued a temporary restraining order against recently approved legislation that banned the use of smartphone-based ride-hailing-apps like Uber in Rio de Janeiro, the country's second largest city.
The world's top development banks pledged Friday to boost their funding to lessen climate change's impact, aiming for the goal of $100 billion a year that rich countries have pledged to transfer to developing countries by 2020.
When Christopher Audretsch, a senior from Bloomington High School South, saw a light bulb powered by a bicycle and map of solar-powered homes in the region, he wanted to know more about green technology.
If you turn the corner on East 18th Street and walk south on Vine, past Danny's Big Easy, past Knockout Chicken and Fish, past the languishing false store fronts built for Robert Altman's 1996 movie, "Kansas City," past the two-story building that once housed the original Gates barbecue restaurant, you come to a bridge over 20th Street.
A Kentucky nonprofit that emerged as one of the largest insurance providers on the state's health exchange has given notice that it won't offer plans for 2016, a decision affecting tens of thousands of customers ahead of the next enrollment period starting in a few weeks.
A prosecutor said Friday that he has decided against charging any employees of a Minnesota hog farm who were recorded on a graphic undercover video treating animals in a way that their own employer called "disturbing."
Connecticut will redistribute $14.1 million to help smaller, financially strapped hospitals in the state, but not the larger hospitals, which already have healthy margins, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget office said Friday.
A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the fiery 2013 oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec, clearing the way for payments to victims by year's end.
Over a prosecutor's objection, bail was set at $2 million Friday for a Dominican Republic diplomat arrested in a bribe-related criminal case that also landed a former president of the United Nations General Assembly behind bars.