Berkeley's robot "picker" hints at a new future for warehouses

Grabbing items is one of the few things humans still do in warehouses. | Continue reading | 49 minutes ago

Microsoft pledges $500 million to build affordable housing in Seattle

A report from December said the Seattle region needs 156,000 more affordable housing units. | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

The world buckles: Our geopolitical forecast for 2019

A key question is how already-furious people will behave when economies go south. | Continue reading | 2 hours ago

Former Fed chairmen and Nobel economists voice support for carbon tax

The profits would be returned to Americans in the form of a recurring dividend check. | Continue reading | 3 hours ago

Competitors are lining up to chip away at Netflix's streaming empire

Everyone wants a piece of the $19 billion U.S. subscription video market that Netflix created. | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Government agency ignored constitutional issues over Trump's D.C. hotel

A watchdog says the agency knew Trump's lease of the government-owned building could violate the emoluments clause. | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

This is why the shutdown won't end

Republican support for the wall is stronger than ever, while Democratic support has dwindled to almost nothing. | Continue reading | 6 hours ago

Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

May is still in the job, but no closer to delivering Brexit. | Continue reading | 8 hours ago

Bundle up: The polar vortex has split, sending frigid air howling into the U.S. and Europe

The weather pattern ahead looks eerily similar to blockbuster ones of the past. | Continue reading | 9 hours ago

ISIS claims credit for attack in Syria that killed U.S. soldiers

The U.S. began withdrawing troops from Syria last week. | Continue reading | 10 hours ago

Read the leaked draft of a Senate bipartisan shutdown letter to Trump

"We respectfully request that you join us in supporting a short-term Continuing Resolution. | Continue reading | 11 hours ago

Andrew Wheeler's EPA confirmation hearing could be a tryout for 2020 Democratic hopefuls

Kirsten Gillibrand, Cory Booker, and Bernie Sanders all sit on the committee. | Continue reading | 12 hours ago

Professional athletes' personal data could become 2019's version of broadcast rights

Privacy and money are increasingly driving the conversation. | Continue reading | 14 hours ago

A growing pile of highly-leveraged debt is causing recession alarms to start ringing

Economic data is pointing downward. | Continue reading | 14 hours ago

Eddie Lampert wins Sears bankruptcy auction with $5.2 billion bid

There's still a chance the deal could fall apart. | Continue reading | 15 hours ago

Chris Christie unplugged: In exclusive book excerpt, the Trump pal torches Jared Kushner

He asserts that Trump has a "revolving door of deeply flawed individuals." | Continue reading | 16 hours ago

"He’s not a guy who likes a plan": How Trump takes his strategic cues from Mike Tyson

"Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth." | Continue reading | 16 hours ago

White House lawyers prep for twin investigative onslaught from Mueller and House Democrats

These threats dwarf anything that any president has faced since Bill Clinton. | Continue reading | 16 hours ago

Cities are giving special help to the long-term unemployed

Companies, desperate for workers, are lowering the qualifications they've previously demanded of new employees. | Continue reading | 17 hours ago

Second Brexit referendum looks more likely than ever

But like everything else with Brexit, it would be more complicated than it seems. | Continue reading | 17 hours ago

Rubio debuts alternative privacy bill

It aims to get Congress to pass rules that would pre-empt state measures. | Continue reading | 17 hours ago

A turnaround in the migrant child crisis

Last month, HHS had a record-breaking population of migrant children. | Continue reading | 17 hours ago

Blue states' ambitious health care plans risk industry backlash

If Democrats try to control costs, industry will fight back. | Continue reading | 17 hours ago

Sherrod Brown inches closer to 2020 run with tour of early voting states

Brown will be visiting Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina on a "Dignity of Work Tour." | Continue reading | 1 day ago

“The president is resolute": Trump digs in on $5.7 billion for border wall

Trump is set on getting Democrats to negotiate and has shown no interest in backing down. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Kirsten Gillibrand announces exploratory committee for 2020

She's the latest candidate to join what is expected to be a large Democratic field. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Snap CFO Tim Stone to depart company

Tim Stone, formerly at Amazon, joined the company less than a year ago. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

NYT's plan to make money from voice

They'll sell for roughly six figures. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Theresa May suffers historic defeat over Brexit

No one's really sure what happens next. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

AG nominee wants to look at tech giants' power

More scrutiny from the Department of Justice lies ahead for Silicon Valley. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Pro Rata Podcast: Startups shun venture capital

A small but growing number of entrepreneurs believe VC is their ticket to self-destruction. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Hostile takeover effort emerges for a popular cryptocurrency

Could Ripple lose control of XRP? | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Bill Barr: "I don't believe Mr. Mueller would be involved in a witch hunt"

Barr is testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Beto's dentist video shows how online myths are born

Instagram Stories disappear, so it's hard to correct the record when they change in the retelling. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Exclusive: John Kasich joins CNN as contributor

The former Ohio governor is one of the most in-demand Republican voices. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Big Tech throws money at the local news problem

The industry's products and business models often feel at odds with fostering a quality news ecosystem. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

MLB players are worried that the league's "luxury tax" has morphed into a salary cap

Free agency is moving at a glacial pace for the second straight offseason. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Mexico's AMLO has a longer leash from the market despite nation's gasoline crisis

The new president has received positive reviews from analysts. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Trump reportedly discussed U.S. withdrawal from NATO throughout 2018

A top Obama-era official called the suggestion "the wildest success that Vladimir Putin could dream of." | Continue reading | 1 day ago

The ongoing government shutdown is affecting the FDA's ability to review new drugs

The agency has enough cash to keep the review process going for roughly another five weeks. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

As harassment claims from 2016 campaign mount, Bernie is feeling pressure to sit out 2020

Some argue other candidates are better suited to carry his progressive mantle. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Facebook is committing hundreds of millions to local news

Facebook says it's investing heavily in local news. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Democratic women are setting the narrative for the 2020 presidential election

Elizabeth Warren kicked off the trend, and Kirsten Gillibrand and Kamala Harris are next. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

New fears of Chinese-made infrastructure spread after telecom equipment ban

U.S. industries are now wondering where to draw the line. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

In a shift, Fed isn't slowing rising wages

It appears prepared to let the wage party continue, since inflation isn't accelerating. | Continue reading | 1 day ago

Canada faces Saudi Arabia and China on its own

Without the U.S. to lean on for support | Continue reading | 2 days ago

Republicans start pushing Steve King out the door

Mitt Romney and Mitch McConnell are leading the pack. | Continue reading | 2 days ago

SUVs and trucks will drive the electric vehicle revolution

SUVs and trucks account for 72% of new vehicles sold in the U.S. | Continue reading | 2 days ago