Jon Stewart receives Mark Twain Prize for American humor

Jon Stewart receives Mark Twain Prize for American humor

A host of celebrities and comedy royalty gathered Sunday night at the Kennedy Center as comedian, talk show host and political influencer Jon Stewart receives the Mark Twain Prize for lifetime achievement in humor. Stewart, the 23rd recipient of the prize, will be honored by testimonials and skits from fellow comedians and previous Mark Twain … Read more

Dragon Endeavour Departs Space Station – Axiom Astronauts Finally Returning to Earth

Private Ax-1 Astronauts Extend Stay on Space Station: Dragon Endeavour Departure Postponed

The SpaceX Dragon Endeavour crew ship carrying four Axiom Mission 1 astronauts approaches the International Space Station less than a day after launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Both spacecraft were orbiting 257 miles above the Atlantic Ocean northwest of the island country of The Republic of Cabo Verde, which is off the … Read more

Japan’s Hataoka wins LA Open for sixth LPGA title

Japan's Hataoka wins LA Open for sixth LPGA title

Nasa Hataoka fired an eagle and four birdies in a four-under par 67 on Sunday to notch her sixth career LPGA title at the LA Open. Japan’s Hataoka, who led by four entering the final round, finished with a 15-under total of 269. That was one shot off the tournament record set by Canadian Brooke … Read more

Ganymede Casts a Massive Shadow Across Jupiter in Spectacular New Image From NASA’s Juno Spacecraft

Ganymede Casts a Massive Shadow Across Jupiter in Spectacular New Image From NASA’s Juno Spacecraft

Figure 1. Citizen scientist Thomas Thomopoulos created this enhanced-color image using raw data from the JunoCam instrument. At the time the raw image was taken, the Juno spacecraft was about 44,000 miles (71,000 kilometers) above Jupiter’s cloud tops, at a latitude of about 55 degrees south, and 15 times closer than Ganymede, which orbits about … Read more

Yes, You Can Get Dividend Yields Around 5%. Here’s How.

Due diligence Can Lead Investors to Some Solid Companies With Yields of about 5%.

If a stock’s yield is around 5%, it could foreshadow a dividend cut or worse. A yield that high, however, doesn’t have to spell doom. Several investors Barron’s spoke to say they can find good opportunities among those stocks, though plenty of due diligence is required, and it’s crucial to avoid falling knives, as bad … Read more

Loss is victory for far-right in France’s election

Loss is victory for far-right in France's election

PARIS (AP) — The far-right has gone mainstream in France. That’s the headline from the landmark showing by Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election. The fierce nationalist didn’t win Sunday. But she edged another step closer — snatching a victory of sorts from her defeat to reelected President Emmanuel Macron. With 41.5% of … Read more