In late September, four hours before the Justice Department planned to hold a news conference to announce civil charges against JPMorgan Chase over its sale of troubled mortgage securities, Jamie Dimon, the bank’s chief executive, personally called one of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s top lieutenants to reopen settlement talks, Ben Protess and Jessica Silver-Greenberg report in DealBook. The call scuttled the news conference and set in motion weeks of negotiations that have led to a tentative $1
Delta Air Lines is reviewing surveillance video from an incident last week in which a 9-year-old boy boarded a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas, apparently alone and without a ticket, a spokeswoman for the airline said Monday.
As scientists had feared, yesterday (Oct. 8) the National Science Foundation announced it was canceling the U.S. Antarctic research program for this year because of the ongoing government shutdown.
Mark Sanchez's 2013 season is officially over and most likely, so is his Jets career. In an expected and long-awaited move, the Jets announced the 26-year-old quarterback had surgery on his throwing shoulder late Tuesday. The news came only a day after rookie Geno Smith led the Jets to a 30-28 upset in Atlanta on Monday Night Football.
Just when you thought you might enjoy a week without any news of Justin Bieber annoying the world, along comes evidence that the most beloved/disliked self-involved teenager on the planet has broken one of the most sacred unspoken rules of travel don't use your bodyguards to carry you up the Great Wall of China.
If you’d seen him chatting with a gaggle of school kids a few hours before his performance at the White House in April, you’d agree. And not because he answered all of the kiddos’ questions like a mensch (although he did that, too).
This may come as a shock, but it isn’t until a good quarter of the way through her new MTV documentary that Miley Cyrus sticks her tongue out. And twerking? Barely a passing mention.
According to Kenya's tourism minister Kenya was a safe place for tourists unless an attack on Nairobi shopping mall over the weekend that killed at least 68 people.
Screaming children are the bane of many a single passenger. Now, amid all the grumbles of childless passengers and harassed parents, airlines are offering the warring factions a chance to sit further apart.
After a successful sound-barrier-smashing test flight, Virgin Galactic has released footage from a camera on its prize spaceship’s tail. The view, though not as extraordinary as the one that future ticketed passengers can expect to see as they float at the craft’s windows, is a white-knuckle-inducing one of a plume of fire and a distant desert below.