Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts brought down the house at Thursday night's series of CNN town halls on LGBTQ rights with her pithy answer to a question on what she would say to someone who doesn't support same-sex marriage. In all, nine presidential c…
Recently, I was invited to attend the finale of the 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT). The event, which took place on Governors Island on September 28, was the equestrian event's debut in New York. The LGCT is a globe-spanning competition, gathering…
In a media yearbook of 2019, you might find Disney Plus under the label of "most likely to succeed." The forthcoming streaming service — which is launching with a new Star Wars series, "The Mandalorian," and a cadre of classic Marvel, Pixar, and other Disney…
New York City is the wealthiest city in the world. And yet more than half a million people in the city don't have health insurance. A healthcare network whose mission is to "turn no one away" is working to ensure that people without insurance or who are undo…
Nationwide was in the "fourth quarter" of a digital modernization effort when Jim Fowler took the job of chief information officer at the insurer.  The company had already gone through the laborious tasks of modernizing many of its tech platforms and overhau…
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is beginning to unravel. First Bloomberg reported that Mastercard, Visa and Stripe are being urged to reconsider their involvement with the project. Then The Telegraph reported that Facebook Libra group head Simon Morr…
At least two people are dead after a shooting at a synagogue in the German city of Halle on Wednesday, police said. Several shots were fired killing a woman and one other person, also injuring several other people, the Halle police and the Bild newspaper rep…
Walmart is a leader in the push to adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning. Still, the world's largest retailer runs into many of the problems other organizations experience when pursuing the advanced technology.  The company currently employs rou…
The State Department is blocking US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland — an important witness in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump — from appearing for scheduled Tuesday morning testimony before Congress. Sondland's attorne…
Tesla's Autopilot feature — which allows a vehicle to handle steering, acceleration, and braking in some circumstances, but requires driver supervision — has created controversy for the electric-car maker. High-profile crashes involving Autopilot have raised…