As news hits that President-elect Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to be his U.N. ambassador, one question on the table is whether his administration and congressional Republicans will try to slash how much money the United States gives the United Nations.
Amazon's bet on live sports is anything but a slam dunk. The rights to major sports are mostly locked up by traditional media – the broadcast networks, ESPN and smaller regional sports networks and DirecTV. But there's an opportunity for Amazon in smaller leagues like soccer and lacrosse.
As President-elect Donald Trump his pick for secretary of defense, military spending to historic highs with $596 billion budgeted in 2016. The United States spends more on defense than the next seven countries combined, including China, Saudi Arabia and Russia.
When President-elect Donald Trump sits down with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe this evening, their agenda will almost certainly include the Japanese economy.
President-elect Donald Trump would like to push $1 trillion in infrastructure spending through Congress, as a way to boost productivity and create jobs. But will there be enough skilled workers to take on those projects?
If you buy the party line, a Republican Congress and White House may be the best chance the country has had in years to reform Social Security after decades of inaction and Washington infighting.
Global stock markets experienced a bit of shock (without the awe) after Republican Donald Trump upset the establishment to win the White House. Renewable energy stocks, including solar and wind power companies, took a beating on Wednesday morning as investors presumably expect a Trump presidency will be bad for those businesses.
There is more than $250 billion in transportation infrastructure spending on the state ballots in Tuesday's election. State spending on infrastructure is at a 30-year low, despite desperate need for repairs. There are more than 58,000 structurally deficient bridges in the United States, not to mention roads, tunnels, and pipes that also need upgrades.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are neck-and-neck down the stretch. But as far who voters actually like, it could be a race to the bottom.
A flyby of China’s J-20 stealth jet is did more than make a deafening noise at Airshow China. It reverberated throughout the world as yet another demonstration of the country’s desire to establish dominance as an aviation and military superpower. Reuters reported earlier this month that the Chengdhu J-20 could be on par with an F-22 Raptor, manufactured by Lockheed Martin.