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A Patriots Super Bowl win could lead to a tough year for stocks — at least according to one superstition

As superstition tells it, when an AFC team wins the Super Bowl, it's bad news for the stock market that year.<p>So if Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are victorious over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, investors can expect a worse stock market performance than if their opponents win, …

How Planned Parenthood became the poster child for the abortion debate in the US

While Planned Parenthood has become the go-to poster child for the abortion debate in the US over the past year, the organization has weathered political turmoil for the last 101 years.<p>In 1916, three women in New York were arrested for handing out birth control information and, after going to …

Markets are entering the 'frothy territory' reached before the last 2 financial crises

That all could change as the stock market swells to a size rarely seen outside of 2000 and 2008, just before the two most recent stock market crashes, says Deutsche Bank.<p>Rather than assessing the stock market using more traditional methods such as price-to-earnings ratio, Deutsche is instead …

Trump's voting commission has a secret agenda — and states are playing right into it

Almost immediately, states began to refuse Kobach's request; at least 14 states will not comply at all, while 44 states will provide only some of the data. Kobach, a Republican who serves as Kansas' secretary of state, even conceded that his own state could not turn over all the requested …

How Republicans can win the health care fight in the end

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the chief architect of the BCRA, has been hinting that if he can't unite the GOP caucus, he'll have no choice but to work with Senate Democrats to shore up topsy-turvy insurance markets, which have been destabilized by all the uncertainty around whether …

Trump's campaign team met with a Russian lawyer believed to work 'at the behest' of the Kremlin

President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law, and campaign chairman met with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya last year, just weeks after Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination, The New York Times reported Saturday.<p>Veselnitskaya is known for waging a harsh campaign against the 2012 …

Tesla's very first Model 3 could roll off the line today — here's what you need to know

Tesla is expecting to have a very big day.<p>The very first Model 3 is expected to roll off the assembly line. It will mark the start of production for Tesla's first mass-market car.<p>There will be handover party for the very first 30 Model 3 customers on July 28. Tesla will then ramp up production to …

The huge gap between America's rich and superrich exposes a deep misunderstanding about inequality

Donald Trump seized on the issue during the presidential campaign, vowing to become a voice for forgotten Americans left behind by decades of widening wealth disparities.<p>While America's enormous gap between rich and poor and the sorry state of its middle class are well-documented, a less prominent …

Emma Stone says male costars have taken pay cuts so she could get equal pay

In a revealing interview for Out Magazine— with her costar in her upcoming movie "Battle of the Sexes," Andrea Riseborough, and the tennis icon Stone is playing in the movie, Billie Jean King— the Oscar winner opened up about how some of her male costars have helped her in regards to the pay …

Putin appears to joke with Trump about reporters in front of them

The two leaders were chatting with each other ahead of their two-hour meeting when the press was asked to leave the room.<p>As the reporters made their exit, Putin gestured to them and reportedly asked Trump, "These are the ones who insulted you?" according to a translation from CNN's Jim …

Theresa May wants Trump 'to find a way to come back' to Paris deal

"I hope they will be able to find a way to come back into the Paris agreement," May told the BBC. "I believe it is possible. We are not renegotiating the Paris agreement, that stays, but I want to see the US looking for ways to rejoin it."<p>Trump raised the prospect of renegotiating the deal when he …

America is closing in on a record number of weather disasters, and it's not even peak hurricane season

An average year between 1980 and 2016 had just 5.5 major events, after adjusting for inflation.<p>That means we've already racked up more than a year's worth of weather disasters in 2017 — the second-fastest pace in history.<p>Weather-wise, pretty much the whole country is a hot mess right now. In 20 …

BANK OF AMERICA: We may have just witnessed the 'first step' toward the end of the bull market

You'd be hard-pressed to find an equity strategist at a major Wall Street firm who has called the end of the 8-year-old bull market.<p>But they may have just done that as a collective, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.<p>The bank has a sell-side indicator of stocks, based on its survey of Wall …

Americans are suddenly defaulting on their credit cards

The American economy has looked pretty robust of late — unemployment just hit a 16-year low, and stocks recently reached an all-time high.<p>This makes it all the more curious that Americans have suddenly stopped paying off their credit-card bills at a rapid rate.<p>In the past two fiscal quarters, banks …

The Navy showed Arnold Schwarzenegger how bad climate change will be for its bases

Arnold Schwarzenegger and the US military have at least one thing in common: they're both worried about climate change.<p>The actor and former Republican governor of California recently visited Naval Station Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world, to see how it's under threat from climate change.<p>…

Trump is now doing many of the things he criticized Hillary Clinton for

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump spent the past two years attacking rival Hillary Clinton as crooked, corrupt, and weak.<p>But some of those attacks seem to have already slipped into the history books.<p>From installing Wall Street executives in his Cabinet to avoiding news conferences, the president-elect …

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This New York museum has a pool of sprinkles that's three feet deep

The Museum of Ice Cream, a pop-up museum dedicated solely to the history and making of ice cream, opens its doors June 29 in New York City. Maryellis Bunn, the museum's founder, says the idea came about as a fun dream she had as a child. So she rented out a display space in New York's Meatpacking …