FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler is recommending approval of AT&T's $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV, a deal that would combine the country's second-biggest wireless company with its biggest satellite TV provider, according to sources close to the deal.
Ethiopia holds general elections Sunday, the first since the death of long-time strongman Meles Zenawi. Principal opposition group, the Blue Party, held its final rally Thursday, accusing the government of clamping down on their supporters.
Aug. 24 -- Michael Holland, chairman at Holland & Co., joins Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn and Brendan Greeley to examine viewer responses to the Twitter question of the day. They speak on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
Federal agents have seized ATM machines at more than a half dozen businesses in central Ohio. Authorities say criminals could use them to launder money. Some arrests are reported in the alleged scheme. (March 4)
TheStreet's Jim Cramer is keeping an eye on Boeing (BA) as the global aerospace giant is set to report earnings before the market opens on Wednesday. Cramer says that ‘there is always a lot of hoopla around Boeing’s earnings.’ But Cramer wants to giv
A new CDC study found that many packaged meals and snacks for toddlers contain high levels of salt and sugar, potentially contributing to obesity and other health risks later. The research is based on an analysis of more than 1,000 food labels. (Feb.
Authorities in Gwinnett County, Georgia are investigating a shooting involving Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill. Hill is accused of accidentally shooting a real estate agent in a model home, but he was allowed to leave the scene.
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday afternoon for 11 counts of federal corruption. Following his sentence, he will serve two years of supervised release.
With shares of Gilead Sciences falling in Wednesday trading after reporting better-than-expected earnings, TheStreet senior columnist Adam Feuerstein breaks down what has investors spooked. Though it was a great quarter, Feuerstein says the decline i