America’s Got Talent Reveals the 10 Acts Going to the Season 14 Finale

With the Season 14 finale less than one week away, America’s Got Talent locked in the last five finalists on Wednesday, sending six others packing in the process. The 11 acts that performed on Tuesday — acrobatic group V.Unbeatable, magician Dom Chambers, singer Luke Islam, dog act Lukas & Falco, singer/guitarist Chris Klafford, the Detroit […]

Electrify America’s high-powered EV charging stations are back online

Electrify America has restored its full network of electric vehicle charging stations after a partial outage. It took most of its high-powered (150 kW and 350 kW) chargers offline Friday after supplier Huber+Suhner identified a “safety issue” linked to liquid-cooled charging cables. “The recommendation from Huber+Suhner came following an isolated event experienced at a private […]

A bipartisan group of former senators put together an open letter urging current lawmakers to become ‘zealous guardians’ of America’s democracy

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A bipartisan group of 44 former US senators put together a letter to the current US Senate, saying the nation is “at an inflection point in which the foundational principles of our democracy and our national security interests are at stake.” The senators addressed the letter to their colleagues and warned of […]

Non-bank firms are now big players in America’s mortgage market

Not so bankable TWICE IN THE past 30 years, housing finance has taken down America’s economy. As interest rates rise and the housing market stutters (see article), regulators are again pondering the risks from the mortgage market—this time from a shift towards non-bank originators. These firms, which create mortgages and often sell them on to […]

The US and Mexico are reportedly close to a deal that would turn Mexico into a ‘waiting room for America’s asylum system’

Mario Tama/Getty Images The US is reportedly close to reaching a deal with Mexico that would allow for asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims are processed. The plan appears to be an attempt to end the practice of “catch and release.”  If successfully reached, it will reportedly be implemented in a matter of […]