Review: The BMW X4 can’t decide what it wants to be

Enlarge / The 2019 BMW X4 xDrive 30i. (credit: BradleyWarren Photography) BMW’s display at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show was bewildering. Among the massive lineup of vehicles, the company had at least four obviously different models that were all connected by a common thread. From biggest to smallest, the BMW had a bunch of fastbacks—the […]

Republicans grant Christine Blasey Ford’s request for more time to decide whether she’ll testify on sexual assault claim against Brett Kavanaugh

Research Gate/Getty Images Christine Blasey Ford’s attorneys asked for more time to decide whether Ford will speak to the Senate Judiciary Committee about her claim that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980s. Committee chairman Chuck Grassley granted the request Friday night. He initially gave them until 10 p.m. ET Friday to respond, otherwise […]

VW Board Prepares to Decide Jailed Audi CEO’s Fate

Volkswagen’s supervisory board will meet on Monday to map out the future of Rupert Stadler, the suspended chief executive of its Audi brand. German outlet Der Spiegel reported on Friday that VW intends to decide whether or not Stadler, who has been in police custody since mid-June as part of a broader probe into the company’s […]

Tri-party talks in Tehran may decide outcome of Syrian war

The leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey will hold talks in Tehran to discuss how to move forward in Syria. Damascus is gearing up for a major military operation as the US threatens it with intervention. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will host his Russian and Turkish counterparts Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday. […]

7 things you should know about your partner before you decide to settle down with them

Pavel Melnyk / Shutterstock We’ve all been guilty of getting swept up in the whirlwind of romance. But there are several things you should know about your partner before you take the plunge and fully commit. Clare Stott, a relationship psychologist from dating app Badoo, told us the seven most important ones. Once you’ve ticked […]

Trump to decide whether or not to hit China with about $50 billion in tariffs

Pool/Thomas Peter via Associated Press President Donald Trump will meet with his top trade advisers on Thursday to decide whether to activate threatened tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese goods, a senior Trump administration official said. An official said that a draft document showed that the list would be close to $ 50 billion, […]

A new type of counseling gives struggling couples 8 hours to decide whether to stay married

Universal Pictures A marriage on the brink of divorce can potentially benefit from discernment counseling. In one to five sessions, a discernment counselor helps the couple decide whether to stay married as they are, start the divorce process, or seek couples therapy. The process is focused on understanding how the marriage got to this point, […]

Arsene Wenger replacement: Arsenal decide on new manager but face fresh setback

Arsenal have been on the hunt for a new manager to take over from Wenger since his departure was announced last month. Allegri and Enrique have been heavily linked with the Emirates job to provide top-level experience in a time of change at the club. But former players Mikel Arteta, Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira […]

You can insure TVs, trips, phones, and more — here’s how to decide if it’s worth paying for insurance

  Studio/Shutterstock Insurance is offered by companies for practically anything these days — you can expect an offer to buy insurance for your car, a new tv, and even your airline ticket to London.  Companies seem to be increasingly offering insurance on all manner of things in part because of loss aversion — but more importantly […]