How the Ivies make millions on endowments


Ivy League endowments have advantages in investing that the average working stiff doesn’t.(Photo: Alamy)Every year at this time come reports of the latest annual investment performance by leading university More...

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OPEC decision means 'pain train' for U.S. oil industry


Russell Girsh, a floor hand for Raven Drilling, helps line up a pipe while drilling for oil in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, N.D.(Photo: Andrew Burton, Getty More...

Crude oil's plunge expected to drive gas prices to $2.60 a gallon, or less


A sign advertises the price of gas to drivers on Interstate 80 in Omaha.(Photo: Nati Harnik, AP)Crude oil’s latest plunge hit the energy sector hard again Friday, but consumers More...

Small Business Saturday Still Small Potatoes, Owners Complain -

Small Business Saturday is still very much in the shadow of Black Friday, according to small-business owners. The Saturday after Thanksgiving is meant to boost sales and customers More...


A Little Romance in Paris

I have schlepped my kids everywhere: Provence, London, Northern Italy, Southern Spain, Budapest, Iceland, and, most recently, Marrakech. Sure I love expanding their horizons. But, More...

Is the Twin Peaks Cherry Pie Really That Good?

The answer is yes.Fans of the re-emerging show can indulge in a damn fine cup of coffee and a warm slice of cherry pie at Twede’s Cafe in North Bend, WA (aka the Double R Diner). More...

Bastille Share Haim Collaboration ‘Bite Down’


Bastille perform during day 1 of the 2014 Governors Ball Music Festival More...

Happy Black Friday from Shabazz Palaces | NewsWire


Lots going on with the Shabazz Palaces crew today: first up, Tendai Maraire unveils a beautifully shot new video More...

20141128_5478afc345b4d Best Buy Website Goes Down On One Day Of Year It Shouldn’t

We’re hearing lots of complaints about the website for electronics retailer Best Buy being down, and...

20141128_5478942f15fc0 Growers Grateful for Higher Christmas Tree Prices

Charlie Neibergall/AP By SCOTT McFETRIDGE DES MOINES, Iowa — Christmas tree likely will cost a little...

20141128_5478938c6d7d8 Black Friday Mania Spreads To Animal Shelters, Adoption Events For Black Cats And Dogs

Since we first learned about this idea two years ago, a really great Black Friday promotion...

Oh, Chris Harris, You Brilliant Man


Everybody loves YouTube personality, gentleman racer, and autojourno-of-the-moment Chris Harris, and I mean More...

Chart Of The Day: Gas Prices, Trucks And Automobiles

Courtesy of our own Tim Cain. The fain green line represents gas prices, starting from the peak price of crude oil..

Capsule Review: 2015 Toyota Yaris

2015 promises to be a big year for Toyota. The US market is increasingly important for Japan, Inc., and that market..

Iraqi Kurdish fighters arrive in Turkey after deal to let them cross into Syria | World news |


The convoy of Kurdish peshmerga fighters crosses the border into Turkey from More...

Bangladesh: Islamist party leader gets death sentence for war crimes | World news |

The leader of Bangladesh’s largest Islamist party has been sentenced to death for war crimes, in a long-awaited verdict that has..

Three dead and hundreds feared missing after Sri Lanka mudslides | World news |

About 200 people were reported missing and three confirmed dead after heavy monsoon rains triggered mudslides in central Sri Lanka, officials..

Revisiting Beyoncé: Could ‘Jealous’ Be Its Most Important Song? – Nolan Feeney – NewsWire

It’s been exactly three months since Beyoncé, without any warning, dropped one of the finest albums of the past year—not to..

Jude Law set to join Guy Ritchie’s Knights Of The Roundtable

Guy Ritchie’s Camelot saga Knights Of The Roundtable looks set to add another big name to its growing ensemble, with Jude..

Gaming Deals: Shadow of Mordor for $20 and More

The best new deal of the day is from Amazon, which is offering the PC version of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor..