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3 cases of Legionnaires’ disease follow visits to downtown Atlanta hotel

3 cases of Legionnaires’ disease follow visits to downtown Atlanta hotel

Three guests who stayed at a prominent downtown Atlanta hotel have become sick with Legionnaires’ disease, prompting an investigation of the hotel on Monday, officials said. “Based on epidemiological evidence we have an outbreak among people who stayed at the [Sheraton Atlanta] during the same time period,” said Nancy Nydam, director of communications at Georgia…MORE

Linda Hamilton only took 28 years to return to ‘Terminator’ franchise

Linda Hamilton only took 28 years to return to ‘Terminator’ franchise

Linda Hamilton said “Hasta la vista baby” to the “Terminator” films after 1991’s “Terminator 2: Judgment Day.” Now she’s back in her iconic role as Sarah Connor in the forthcoming “Terminator: Dark Fate.” “There is a real gift in that so much time has passed, and that gives me so much more to explore with…MORE

Stocks mixed after hitting record highs on Monday

Stocks mixed after hitting record highs on Monday

Stocks are mixed and the Dow is inching higher on Tuesday, remaining close to the all-time closing high recorded at the start of the week. The Dow opened little changed in negative territory, down 3 points, but slipped 0.1% in the first few minutes of trading. It then recovered to be up 0.1%, or 21…MORE

Author says Trump’s racist tweets are ‘microcosm’ of his takeover of GOP

Author says Trump’s racist tweets are ‘microcosm’ of his takeover of GOP

Politico journalist Tim Alberta, the author of a new book about President Donald Trump’s rise in the Republican Party, said that Republicans’ silence over the President’s recent use of racist language speaks to Trump’s influence over his party. “I think that these events of the last 72 hours are actually serving as a pretty good…MORE

Ocasio-Cortez fires back at Trump, cites sexual assault allegations

Ocasio-Cortez fires back at Trump, cites sexual assault allegations

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday defiantly responded to President Donald Trump’s continued attacks on her and other minority Democratic congresswomen, calling him out for the various sexual assault allegations made against him and his boasts on the infamous 2005 “Access Hollywood” video. The tweet from Ocasio-Cortez is the latest salvo in an ongoing heated and…MORE

Tiger Woods laughs off Brooks Koepka’s snub ahead of The Open

Tiger Woods laughs off Brooks Koepka’s snub ahead of The Open

Everything’s a bit slower and more methodical with Tiger Woods these days. The walk, the practice range sessions, even the delivery in his press conferences. Where once burned a prickly intensity, he now faces his inquisitors with something akin to rapprochement. Where once he gave nothing away, Woods seems more open to letting us in.…MORE

Goldman Sachs’ sales slump, but it remains the king of Wall Street

Goldman Sachs’ sales slump, but it remains the king of Wall Street

Goldman Sachs is still the king of Wall Street — even though the investment banking powerhouse reported a slight drop in revenue and profit for the second quarter compared to a year ago. The slight declines were not as bad as investors had expected. Goldman Sachs can continue to boast that it’s the top bank…MORE

JPMorgan’s earnings beat forecasts, but rate cuts cut into its outlook

JPMorgan’s earnings beat forecasts, but rate cuts cut into its outlook

JPMorgan’s second-quarter earnings were better than expected, but the company slightly downgraded its outlook on the Federal Reserve’s expected interest rate cuts. JPMorgan highlighted strength in its consumer and community banking business. However, the bank also cut its expected 2019 net interest income — the gap between what banks make on loans and what they…MORE

Intense pizza competition is slowing Domino’s growth

Intense pizza competition is slowing Domino’s growth

Domino’s stock slumped about 6% before the market opened on Tuesday, after it reported quarterly earnings results that disappointed investors — again. The results may be a sign that Domino’s efforts to boost sales by aggressively opening up new locations and using buzzy promotions to showcase its tech aren’t working well enough. Domino’s sales also…MORE

Wells Fargo’s profit climbs despite CEO search, pressure from rates

Wells Fargo’s profit climbs despite CEO search, pressure from rates

Wells Fargo’s bottom line grew steadily in the second quarter as the big bank searches for a new boss and tries to recover from years of scandal. The San Francisco company reported on Tuesday a profit of $6.21 billion, up 20% from the prior year. Per-share profits, boosted by a surge of buybacks, easily topped…MORE