The rise of Bob Swan, who went from leading a notorious dot-com bust to becoming the new CEO of Intel (INTC)

Intel Intel has a new CEO in the form of Bob Swan, ending a search that started in the wake of former chief exec Brian Krzanich’s departure.  Swan had been interim CEO since Krzanich left in June 2018, and Intel’s CFO before that.  Before Intel, Swan had a long career in Silicon Valley and beyond: […]

Curling fashion becoming more than those Norwegian pants

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. — It's hard to forget about those fancy curling pants from Norway. Thomas Ulsrud and his Norwegian squad bolted into the curling fashion limelight at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver by wearing their splashy, patterned pants. For years they garnered a lot of attention at every bonspiel for them. Norway second […]

‘I wouldn’t trade it for the world’: Grandparents increasingly becoming primary caregivers

An apartment building in downtown Washington, D.C., is catering to a new kind of family unit that is becoming more common in the U.S. and Canada in part because of the devastating toll of the opioid crisis: families where the primary caregiver is a grandparent.

Bohemian Rhapsody: Becoming Freddie Mercury – Rami Malek’s movement coach reveals all

Malek’s performance as the late musician has gone down a treat with viewers, and there’s even been a Golden Globe nomination – and speculation that an Oscar nod could follow. Despite the film’s lacklustre reviews, it has broken box office records and is the most successful musical biopic of all time. So how did Malek […]

Michelle Obama’s book ‘Becoming’ sold more than 1.4 million copies in its first week. Here are 4 things we learned.

Amazon Michelle Obama’s book “Becoming” sold more than 1.4 million copies in its first week, her publisher Crown Publishing told the Associated Press. On its first day on sale, the former first lady’s memoir sold more than 725,000 copies. In it, she opens up about personal details from couples therapy, a miscarriage and a delightful anecdote […]

Members of the Saudi royal family are reportedly looking for ways to keep Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king

Nicolas Asfouri – Pool/Getty Images Amid international uproar over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, some members of Saudi Arabia’s ruling family are agitating to prevent Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from becoming king, three sources close to the royal court said. Rather, they are discussing the possibility with other family members that after the […]

Being America’s ally does not mean becoming a vassal state — Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he wasn’t offended by a slew of angry tweets directed at him earlier this week by Donald Trump, saying that he understood the US president was just playing to a domestic audience. Macron, who was speaking to reporters on the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, said that respect was […]

25 cities where a college degree makes all the difference in getting a good job, earning enough money, and becoming a homeowner

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images The cost of a bachelor’s degree is at an all-time high. But college degrees are still advantageous — especially in certain areas. MagnifyMoney recently determined the top cities where a bachelor’s degree is most valuable. Earnings and opportunities are highest in wealthy and highly educated cities like San Jose and Washington, […]

Liberal candidate pulls off upset in Democratic primary in Florida, bringing him closer to becoming the state’s first black governor

Chris Aluka Berry/Reuters Andrew Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, beat moderate Gwen Graham, the daughter of former governor and Senator Bob Graham, in the Democratic primary for Florida governor. Graham had led in opinion polls heading into primary day. Gillum, 39, who would be the state’s first black governor, surged in the final stages of […]