Warmest Oceans on Record Could Set Off a Year of Extreme Weather

The world’s seas are simmering, with record high temperatures spurring worry among forecasters that the global warming effect may generate a chaotic year of extreme weather ahead. Parts of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans all hit the record books for warmth last month, according to the U.S. National Centers for Environmental Information. The high temperatures could offer clues on […]

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Aid Checks, Cruise Contagion, and Restaurant Woes: Weekend Reads

Want to receive this post in your inbox every day? Sign up for the Balance of Power newsletter, and follow Bloomberg Politics on Twitter and Facebook for more. The money is flowing to shield U.S. companies and workers from the economic fallout of the novel coronavirus, but basically nobody is keeping watch over who it goes to and, for many families, it’s too little to make a dent in […]

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Washington Post Board Points Out ‘Glaring Gap’ In Donald Trump’s Coronavirus Reopening Plan

There is a “glaring gap” in President Donald Trump’s three-phase comeback plan for the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, The Washington Post editorial board pointed out in a new column published Friday. Namely, the question of “who will address the enormous bottleneck of diagnostic testing, which remains far below what is needed to reopen the country?” The newspaper’s board noted […]

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Trump Jabs at Cuomo — Who Responds in Real Time on TV: 'Maybe He Should Get Up and Go to Work'

The governor’s spats with the president had seemingly peaked late last month when Trump publicly questioned whether New York needed the amount of ventilators that Cuomo requested from the federal government. In recent days, Trump has fanned the flame on their disagreement over the ventilators, criticizing Cuomo’s request because New York didn’t use all the medical aid, such as hospital […]

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Airlines withholding $10B in cash from customers, lawmakers say

US airlines are estimated to be sitting on more than $10 billion in travel vouchers that should have been cash refunds from canceled flights, a group of senators released on Friday. Many US airlines are canceling 60 percent to 80 percent of their flights, and under federal law passengers on those flights are entitled to full refunds, Senators Ed Markey, […]

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos lands NYC apartment unit for $16M

Bezos commits $10B to fight climate change: Report FOX Business’ David Asman, Jackie DeAngelis and Kristina Partsinvelos, FOX Business contributor Gary Kaltbaum and Capitalist Pig founder Jonathan Hoenig discuss Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ decision to invest $10-billion of his own money to combat climate change. Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up […]

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