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The Milkman Model Is Back

May 24th, 2019


The world’s biggest brands want you to see those everyday household products in a different light. That's where Loop comes in. Alexis Benveniste …

Amazon Device May Be Able to Read Your Emotions

May 23rd, 2019


Amazon is working on a voice-activated device aimed at recognizing your emotions. The wrist-worn gadget is described as a health and wellness …

Trump Impeachment Calls Grow Louder

May 22nd, 2019


Impeachment is having yet another moment on Capitol Hill, as Democrats look for a way to enforce what they consider their constitutional duty to …

Silicon Valley Residents Living in RVs

May 21st, 2019


Hundreds of RVs have appeared outside of Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California. Now, the city wants to ban them. Mountain View, the epicenter of the Silicon Valley tech boom, is undergoing a rise in the cost …

After "Game of Thrones" and Oculus Quest Preview

May 20th, 2019


HBO aired the finale of “Game of Thrones" Sunday night. The series has been its most popular show ever, leaving a massive programming void for the …

Insurers Miss Mark on Mental Health

May 17th, 2019


May is Mental Health Awareness month, but the U.S. is in the midst of a mental health crisis. More than a decade ago, the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act was passed, requiring insurers to provide …

Trump's Immigration Sales Pitch

May 16th, 2019


President Trump made a Rose Garden speech to roll out his new immigration plan, which was crafted by his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. …

Making the Deepest Ocean Dive in History

May 15th, 2019


Victor Vescovo completed the deepest ocean dive in human history when he reached 10,928 meters into the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench of the Pacific Ocean. The entire journey took nearly 12 hours — four hours to …

Disney Is Taking Over Hulu

May 14th, 2019


Disney announced that it will take full control of Hulu in a deal with Comcast. This move puts a $27.5 billion valuation on the streaming service, …

China Strikes Back in Trade War with U.S.

May 13th, 2019


In the newest wrinkle in the U.S.-China trade war, China announced it will raise tariffs from 10% to 25% on $60 billion of U.S. goods beginning on June 1. It's a retaliatory measure after President Trump last week …

Is Nashville the Next Austin? Not Quite

May 10th, 2019


Over the past few years, Nashville has slowly caught up with Austin as a go-to U.S. destination. Like Austin, the city has flourished despite being in a deeply conservative state. A slew of anti-LGBTQ bills from …

Road Ahead for Uber After IPO

May 9th, 2019


It's been a long 10 years as a private company for Uber. Finally though, the ride-hailing giant is preparing to make its long-awaited initial public offering. Analysts expect the listing to be one of the largest for …

Can the Iran Nuclear Deal Be Salvaged?

May 8th, 2019


Iran suspended two parts of the 2015 deal, known formally as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, namely the sale of surplus enriched uranium and heavy water. The announcement came on the one year anniversary of …

Breaking Down Georgia's Heartbeat Bill

May 7th, 2019


Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a “heartbeat bill” on Tuesday. The bill bans abortions in the state once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks. Georgia is one of several states in the …

U.N. Biodiversity Report Puts World 'On Notice'

May 6th, 2019


More than a million species of plants and animals are in danger of extinction, according to a United Nations report released Monday. The study by the …

Journalists Face More Danger Today

May 3rd, 2019


May 3rd marks World Press Freedom Day. A day declared by the United Nations in 1993 to raise awareness about the importance of press freedom. Each year, Reporters Without Borders analyzes the state of journalism in …

Facebook's Far-Right Crackdown

May 2nd, 2019


Facebook is cracking down on controversial far-right figures, banning users like Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer. The company said …

The Breakdown on Barr

May 1st, 2019


Attorney General William Barr appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee today to testify about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. Less than a day before, we learned Mueller sent Barr a letter …

A Turning Point for Venezuela

April 30th, 2019


Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido proclaimed the end of President Nicolas Maduro’s regime and called for a military uprising. He was …

Beto O'Rourke's $5 Trillion Green New Deal

April 29th, 2019


Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke released a $5 trillion plan to combat climate change over the next decade with a goal of achieving …

2020's Climate Change Candidate

April 26th, 2019


The pool of 2020 candidates is crowded, but Jay Inslee is dedicated to breaking through the noise. He has been Washington state's governor since …

Ready for the Endgame?

April 25th, 2019


Marvel's "Avengers: Endgame" is likely to shatter box office records this weekend, both domestically and internationally. Early estimates are predicting a record $285 million opening as fans flock to the theaters to see …

Generation Weed

April 24th, 2019


The American opinion on legalizing weed has shifted in the last decade, and Gen Z isn't afraid to tap into the trend. This is good news for the booming weed industry since Gen Z has three times more eligible consumers …

Student Loans or Sell Yourself to Wall Street?

April 23rd, 2019


The conversation surrounding student loans is more relevant than ever after Elizabeth Warren announced her plan to cancel student loan debt. In a …

Using Your Green to Go Green

April 22nd, 2019


Today is Earth Day. A lot of today's conversations about climate change and the environment are depressing, but it doesn't have to be that way. We chatted with Joe Sanberg, the co-founder of Aspiration, a financial firm …

The Mueller Report is Out

April 18th, 2019


The long-awaited Mueller report is finally out. The 448-page redacted report comes almost 22 months after the special counsel began his investigation. The report also came after a news conference by Attorney General …

Trump's New Cuba Crackdown

April 17th, 2019


The Trump administration will allow U.S. citizens to file lawsuits over property confiscated in Cuba during the 1959 revolution, a move that reverses …

Pulitzer for Parkland Reporters

April 16th, 2019


From Paris to Parkland: We’re bringing you the latest updates on Paris after the Notre Dame Cathedral caught fire on Monday. // Amid yesterday’s …

Hollywood Writers and Agents Torn Apart

April 15th, 2019


The Writers Guild of America, the body representing most major screenwriters, instructed members to sever their ties with Hollywood’s biggest talent …

Is Amazon Alexa Eavesdropping? Sometimes.

April 12th, 2019


Amazon employs thousands of workers around the world to listen to voice recordings captured by Echo owners. What they hear is often mundane, but sometimes upsetting—and possibly even criminal. Andrew Mach speaks to …

May Accepts Halloween Brexit Delay

April 11th, 2019


European leaders agreed to extend the Brexit deadline to October 31st. The next step for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, is convincing the skeptical members of Parliament and a Conservative Party losing patience in her …

The First-Ever Picture of a Black Hole

April 10th, 2019


Scientists revealed the first-ever glimpse of a super-massive black hole Wednesday, as the Event Horizon Telescope released its findings in a …

The Spicy Success of Sriracha

April 9th, 2019


If you like hot sauce, chances are you know about Sriracha. The chili sauce was brought to American consumers by David Tran, a now 73-year-old …

Netflix's Queen Bey

April 8th, 2019


Beychella is coming to Netflix. The streaming service released the first trailer for Beyonce's "Homecoming" special about her 2018 Coachella …

The 'Mysterious Genius' of Kurt Cobain

April 5th, 2019


It's been 25 years since the death of Kurt Cobain, the Nirvana frontman who heralded rock's grunge era of the early 1990s. The iconic musician tapped …

What You're Not Eating Is Killing You

April 4th, 2019


Which risk factor is responsible for more deaths around the world? It’s not smoking. It’s not even high blood pressure. It’s a poor diet. In fact, it’s what we’re not eating that’s killing us faster, according to a new …

Chicago's Gay, Black, Female Mayor

April 3rd, 2019


Lori Lightfoot just made history, becoming Chicago’s first gay, black, female mayor.

Alexis Benveniste chatted with Dick Simpson, a Lightfoot …

Is Equal Pay Centuries Away?

April 2nd, 2019


April 2nd is Equal Pay Day, a day that focuses on the gender pay gap and income inequality. We chatted with Lilly Ledbetter, an equal pay activist who pioneered the Fair Pay Act of 2009 under the Obama Administration.

The Bombshell Bezos Twist

April 1st, 2019


The fight between Jeff Bezos and the National Enquirer just got even uglier. Earlier this year, the tabloid got hold of text messages of the Amazon …

Turning the Tide for Women in Film

March 29th, 2019


Women directors make up a scant fraction of filmmakers in Hollywood. That vivid inequality is central to a heated gender discrimination battle that’s …

Disney Begins Year of Live-Action with "Dumbo"

March 28th, 2019


Disney this weekend kicks off its robust slate of live-action remakes with the release of "Dumbo." The studio is no stranger to remakes, but in a year already jam-packed for the studio, what's the likelihood that this …

Is Cash Still King? It’s Complicated

March 27th, 2019


To many on the forefront of technology, a cashless society sounds like a dream. Retailers and restaurants can’t seem to ditch it fast enough. But for …

Trump's Push to Gut Obamacare

March 26th, 2019


The U.S. Justice Department is ramping up its efforts to topple Obamacare once and for all. In a dramatic reversal, the Trump administration now says …

The Fight Over Mueller's Findings

March 25th, 2019


Even though Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 22-month investigation is over, in many ways, the political battle is just heating up. While we don’t …

Jordan Peele Returns with "Us"

March 22nd, 2019


Universal's highly anticipated Jordan Peele production "Us" is finally out in theaters. The film is already garnering rave reviews and potential awards buzz. Jennifer Zabasajja speaks to entertainment journalist Chris …

Radical Road to 2020

March 21st, 2019


This year on the campaign trail, ideas once only talked about in the shadows of the Democratic Party are now taking the spotlight. Stump speeches are …

An Apple a Day

March 20th, 2019


Less than three months into 2019, Apple has flipped the script on the cadence of its product debuts. This week alone, the company unexpectedly rolled …

Fixing Higher Education

March 19th, 2019


Last week's college admissions scandal involving dozens of rich and famous parents had just about everyone talking. And it proved what many had …

Questions Facing Boeing

March 18th, 2019


Sunday in Ethiopia, a mass memorial service was held to mourn the deaths on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 . Since that crash over a week ago, more questions are being asked about the Boeing flight and another one that …

Facebook’s Endless Damage Control

March 15th, 2019


Over the past year, Mark Zuckerberg has faced his share of bad weeks. This week might rank near the top. His social network faced its largest service outage ever, it faced more questions on its data-sharing practices, …

The Beto Effect

March 14th, 2019


It's official. Beto O'Rourke is running for president. He made the announcement Thursday on his website and then immediately headed to Iowa. He enters an already crowded field with of over a dozen candidates. David …

Understanding "Operation Varsity Blues"

March 13th, 2019


It's been called the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the U.S. Department of Justice. For years, dozens of rich parents used their …

Boeing's Crisis Deepens

March 12th, 2019


The crash of the Ethiopian Airlines flight that killed all 157 people onboard Sunday continues to draw global attention. The reason why? The plane was a Boeing 737 Max 8. The same model as the Lion Air flight that …

SXSW: Keeping Austin Weird

March 11th, 2019


It started as a small music festival over 30 years ago. Today, the South By South West festival is the center of the universe when it comes to …

A Conversation on #IWD2019

March 8th, 2019


International Women's Day is meant to honor the achievements of women around the world and to bridge the gender gap that continues to exist in our society. The day also means different things to different people. And …

Captain Marvel vs. Online Trolls

March 7th, 2019


The long-awaited "Captain Marvel" movie starring Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson hits theaters this weekend. On screen, Larson battles …

Dems Divided on Israel Comments

March 6th, 2019


From the moment House Democrats took control of power, they have had one, unifying objective: to push back against what they saw as the wrongdoings …

HIV Miracle Cure?

March 5th, 2019


At the end of 2017, an estimated 36.9 million people were living with HIV. This week, a shocking medical discovery was announced that's grabbing the world's attention and sparking hope in the battle against the deadly …

Inching Toward Impeachment?

March 4th, 2019


Robert Mueller's investigation might be entering its final phase but House Democrats are just getting started. On Monday, the House committee that …

Musk Can't Help Himself

March 1st, 2019


It has been a roller coaster week for Elon Musk. It began with the latest salvo in his battle with the SEC. Then, the good news-bad news announcement …

Trudeau's Brewing Scandal

February 28th, 2019


A political storm is brewing in Canada that threatens the future of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Allegations of lies, fraud and corruption have …

Cohen: Revenge or Redemption?

February 27th, 2019


President Trump's former personal lawyer testified in front of Congress Wednesday. Michael Cohen, who soon is going to jail for previously lying to Congress, detailed what he claimed to hear and see during his time …

DNA Privacy Dangers

February 26th, 2019


Over the past few years, millions of Americans have signed up for consumer DNA testing. It's an easy process that many hope will help them identity where their ancestors came from. But as Bloomberg's Kristen V. Brown …

Summit Sequel

February 25th, 2019


The stage is set for the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jung Un. It will be the leaders first face-to-face since last June's historic meeting. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's White …

What to expect at the Oscars

February 22nd, 2019


Several unexpected storylines have emerged throughout this awards season. It all comes to a close Sunday with the 91st annual Academy Awards. TicToc's Jennifer Zabasajja and Andrew Mach speak to Bloomberg's Anousha …

The Trump Inaugural Investigation

February 21st, 2019


Practically from the moment Donald Trump was elected, the committee tasked with planning and raising money for his inauguration went to work. In a short amount of time that committee put on a party, as well as raised an …

The Push for Paid Paternity Leave

February 20th, 2019


Alexis Ohanian holds the title of chairman and co-founder of Reddit. But the title he's most proud of is dad. That's why he has become one of the …

Your Taxes: Less Refunds, More Bills

February 19th, 2019


For millions of Americans, tax season might be a pain, but it's one that typically comes with a refund that many families depended on. But this year that pain is coming with a big surprise. Rather than a refund, many …

A National Emergency?

February 15th, 2019


President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on the U.S. border in a bid to unlock money to build his wall. The constitutionality of the move was immediately challenged. Andrew Barden speaks to Anna Edgerton …

America’s Broken Valentine’s Heart

February 14th, 2019


For over a century the New England Confectionery Company, better known as NECCO, had been making those iconic Valentine's Day candies with messages like "BE MINE" and "MISS YOU." But after abruptly closing its doors …

Silicon Valley's Diversity Trade Secrets

February 13th, 2019


All too often we hear the words "diversity" and "inclusion" brought up as pillars to help corporate America improve workplace culture. But for as …

10 Years After Colgan Air Flight 3407

February 12th, 2019


On February 12, 2009 a late-night seemingly routine passenger flight ended in disaster. The Colgan Air Flight 3407 crash left 50 people dead and left …

Shutdown 2.0?

February 11th, 2019


After a record-setting 35 day partial shutdown, the clock is once again ticking on Capitol Hill. Negotiations fell apart over the weekend and now …

Unpacking Bezos's Blackmail

February 8th, 2019


In a stunning blog post by the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos directly accuses the publisher of the notorious grocery store tabloid The National Enquire of attempted blackmail. If that wasn't crazy enough, some of the …

What is the Green New Deal?

February 7th, 2019


The Green New Deal has long been the centerpiece of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's rise to power. But the details behind her proposal to address serious environmental concerns have long been unclear. Until now. David …

The Foxconn Con

February 6th, 2019


Over a year ago, President Donald Trump stood shoulder-to-shoulder in an empty Wisconsin field with one of China's richest men. They were breaking …

Your Guide to the State of the Union

February 5th, 2019


President Trump's State of the Union will be like nothing we've ever seen before. The address to the country comes weeks after a crippling government shutdown and with another one looming. David Meyers speaks to …

The Huawei Sting

February 4th, 2019


A small Chicago-area startup went to the FBI for help dealing with Huawei, the giant Chinese multinational that the U.S. government calls a …

A New Cold War?

February 1st, 2019


President Trump announced Friday he is pulling the United States out of a nuclear arms treaty with Russia that was established during the Cold War. …

Facebook Shrugs Off Scandals

January 31st, 2019


After a blistering 2018, Facebook needed a spark to turn the momentum around in Menlo Park. This week's 4th quarter earnings report might have done just that for Mark Zuckerberg. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's …

The Hidden Costs of Cheap Drugs

January 30th, 2019


An investigation conducted by Bloomberg News has found the great lengths the Trump administration will go to push cheaper generic drugs and the hidden dangers that come with that for many Americans. David Meyers speaks …

The Path of Polar Vortex

January 29th, 2019


Millions are bracing for one of the most dangerous Arctic blasts that's sweeping across the mid-section of the United States. Jennifer Zabasajja …

The Shutdown Is Over, but Dangers Remain

January 28th, 2019


The longest government shutdown in U.S. history might be over but the consequences will be felt for some time to come. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's Chris Flavelle about the lingering dangers from how the …

Roger Stone: the Man, the Charges, the Big Picture

January 25th, 2019


In a pre-dawn raid in Florida, FBI agents stormed the house of former Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and placed him under arrest. It was the …

One Country, Two Presidents

January 24th, 2019


The country of Venezuela finds itself on the brink of a monumental regime change. President Nicolas Maduro is clinging to power the day after …

The State of the State of the Union

January 23rd, 2019


The state of our union is chaotic. With the partial government shutdown now sitting at 33 days, nothing is safe in the arena of politics, including …

Venezuela on the Brink

January 22nd, 2019


On Wednesday in Venezuela, the people of the once-wealthy oil nation will take to the streets and protest the rule of President Nicolas Maduro. David …

Throw a Party, Save the World

January 18th, 2019


Technology is tearing us apart. The more we become individually connected around the world thanks to the internet, the lonelier we get. David Meyers …

The @AOC Phenomenon

January 17th, 2019


Just saying her initials evokes equal amounts of excitement and loathing across the political spectrum. AOC, or Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is the …

Climate Change's Billion-Dollar Question

January 16th, 2019


PG&E is one of the nation's largest utility companies. And it's now on the brink of bankruptcy, facing more than $30 billion in damages for its …

Shutdown's Nightmare Scenarios

January 15th, 2019


As the partial U.S. government shutdown grinds on, officials from Washington to Wall Street are plotting out the worst-case scenarios. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's Christopher Flavelle who details how the …

European Road Trip in a Tesla

January 14th, 2019


Today, we're taking you on a one-of-a-kind road trip across Europe. One that goes through the picturesque Champagne region in France, to the speedy turns of Germany's autobahn. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's …

What About Mitch?

January 11th, 2019


The partial U.S. government shutdown is now reaching record-breaking status. And during that three-week run, the president and Democratic leaders have been speaking almost daily to the American people. But not Senator …

Venezuela's Crises, Maduro's Lifeline

January 10th, 2019


On Thursday in Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro’s second term officially began. Staggering hunger and hyperinflation are just two of the many …

America's Lunchroom War

January 9th, 2019


A surprising war is being fought in the lunchrooms of America's schools. On one side of the battle: the Obama-era regulations to feed children …

How to Invoke a National Emergency

January 8th, 2019


At the center of the fight over the partial government shutdown is President Trump's demand for $5.6 billion in funding for his border wall--a figure Democrats refuse to even consider. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg …

Alexa, 5G and Apple: What to Watch at CES

January 7th, 2019


CES is underway in Las Vegas where there world's tech companies and techies come together to celebrate some of the coolest gadgets imaginable. But as …

Trump Bump to the Trump Slump?

January 4th, 2019


The U.S stock market continues its roller coaster ride. Stocks rallied Friday after seeing a run of loses over the past month. David Meyers speaks …

Getting to the Core of Apple's Problems

January 3rd, 2019


Apple's surprise announcement this week that it was cutting its revenue outlook for the first time in almost two decades sent shock waves around the world and even dragged down global markets. David Meyers speaks with …

New Year, Same Dysfunctional D.C.

January 2nd, 2019


New year, same old Washington as the partial government shutdown has entered its 12th day. At the center of the standoff: President Trump's demand …

Best of 2018: Facebook's Battle Within

January 1st, 2019


Originally aired 11/16/2018

Facebook is once again facing heat for its role in Russia's election meddling. A recent New York Times report scrutinizes …

Best of 2018: Remembering Bush 41 and His Legacy

December 31st, 2018


Originally aired 12/5/2018

In a moving ceremony, the nation said goodbye to former President George H.W. Bush. He was remembered as a public servant, a good friend and a loving husband and father. David Meyers speaks …

Best of 2018: The World is Watching Saudi Arabia

December 28th, 2018


Originally aired 10/12/2018

The fallout from the disappearance of prominent Saudi government critic Jamal Khashoggi continues to be felt around the world. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News Beirut bureau chief Donna …

Best of 2018: How Real Change Can Come to #MeToo

December 27th, 2018


Originally aired 10/5/2018

It has been one year since the New York Times published its first article detailing decades of alleged sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinsten. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg News diversity …

Best of 2018: Life in Venezuela

December 26th, 2018


Originally aired 8/30/2018

Venezuela is in shambles. There's extreme poverty, hunger, disease and thousands are fleeing. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News Caracas reporter Andrew Rosati for a firsthand account of …

Best of 2018: America's Greediest Holiday

December 25th, 2018


Originally aired 11/22/2018

Like turkey, mashed potatoes and football, shopping is now ingrained as part of the American Thanksgiving tradition. And …

Best of 2018: The Colin Kaepernick Effect

December 24th, 2018


Originally aired 9/7/2018

The NFL season is in full swing Sunday, but all eyes are on a certain ad campaign off the field. David Meyers speaks with …

The Dangerous Void Mattis Leaves Behind

December 21st, 2018


Following President Trump's surprise announcement to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, Secretary of Defense James Mattis made an even more surprising …

Funding & Controversy Surround The Wing

December 20th, 2018


One byproduct of the Me Too movement has been the evolution and push for a stronger female community. Enter The Wing. David Meyers speaks with …

Tax Cut Promises Kept & Forgotten

December 19th, 2018


It has been almost one year since President Trump signed his Republican tax bill into law. It was sweeping legislation that re-wrote the tax code and it came with a lot of promises. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg …

Dangers Facing Female Uber, Lyft Drivers

December 18th, 2018


For many women drivers behind the wheel for Uber or Lyft, the flexible hours and the ability to juggle childcare has been a dream come true. But as Bloomberg's Selina Wang tells David Meyers, some drivers are now coming …

Russia Never Stopped Meddling

December 17th, 2018


A brand new report released Monday by the Senate is shedding new light on Russia's interference in the 2016 election. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Ben Brody on how Russia's plot to divide Americans and help …

Shutdown Showdown

December 14th, 2018


The clock is ticking in Washington on another government shutdown. At the center of the battle is funding for President Trump's border wall. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur about the chances of the …

Understanding Trump's Legal Perils

December 13th, 2018


Robert Muller’s Russia investigation has long been thought of as the single biggest threat to President Trump. But is there another case building …

Fentanyl: Killer Opioid & Potential WMD

December 12th, 2018


The U.S. is facing its worst public health crisis in years. At the center of this epidemic is the drug fentanyl. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's …

The Huawei Scandal Explained

December 11th, 2018


A courtroom battle is unfolding in Vancouver that is sending shock waves around the world. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's Natalie Obiko Pearson …

The Search for the Next Chief of Staff?

December 10th, 2018


The hunt is on for the next White House chief of staff. With John Kelly stepping down, President Trump is looking for someone who can steer his White House in what is expected to be a chaotic 2019. David Meyers speaks …

Behind the Unrest Sweeping Paris

December 7th, 2018


Protesters have sparked mass demonstrations, vandalism and violence on the streets of Paris over the past few weekends. David Meyers speaks with …

A Synagogue Grows in Dubai

December 7th, 2018


This week, Jews around the world are celebrating Hanukkah. That includes a congregation in Dubai that has long practiced in secret. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferziger who recently visited the …

Remembering Bush 41 and His Legacy

December 5th, 2018


In a moving ceremony Wednesday, the nation said goodbye to former President George H.W. Bush. He was remembered as a public servant, a good friend and a loving husband and father. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg …

Inside Trump's Trade War

December 4th, 2018


President Trump has long called out China and its trade practices. And now, his trade war with the country has entered a crucial cease-fire period. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's Sarah McGregor on what's on the line …

Wall Street's #MeToo Setback

December 3rd, 2018


The revelations exposed during the #MeToo era have been felt across the country. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's Katia Porzecanski, who reports that despite the movement's progress, a setback is taking place on Wall …

Piecing Together Mueller's Puzzle

November 30th, 2018


It has been another crazy week keeping track of the developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg White House reporter Shannon Pettypiece about the headlines made by …

The Battles Brewing at the G-20

November 29th, 2018


The world's most powerful leaders are gathering in Argentina for the annual G-20 summit. The to-do list for Trump, Putin, Merkel, Xi and others is a …

Pandora's Box of Genetic Engineering

November 28th, 2018


A Chinese scientist has made the astonishing claim that he has created the world’s first gene-edited babies. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News health editor and reporter John Lauerman on the controversy …

Life on the U.S.-Mexico Border

November 27th, 2018


After a long and dangerous journey, thousands of Central American migrants are now living in camps just outside the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana waiting to learn what happens next. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's …

Translating the Success of 2018 to 2020

November 26th, 2018


The 2018 midterms will no doubt go down as a success for Democrats. But what can the party learn from that success going into 2020? David Meyers …

Black Friday: America's Greediest Holiday

November 22nd, 2018


Like turkey, mashed potatoes and football, shopping is now ingrained as part of the American Thanksgiving tradition. And this year, holiday shoppers …

Trump's Deafening Silence

November 21st, 2018


In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi's death, leaders around the world called for justice. They blamed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and demanded he be held accountable. President Donald Trump thinks otherwise. David …

Behind the Cryptocurrency Bubble

November 20th, 2018


The cryptocurrency party is over. Bitcoin tumbled to a 13-month low this week, fueling a sell-off among rival tokens. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal on the backstory of the crypto craze and where it …

The Rise and Fall of a Rock Star CEO

November 19th, 2018


He was the powerful executive in charge of one of the world's biggest automakers. Now, Carlos Ghosn is under arrest in Japan for financial …

Facebook's Battle Within

November 16th, 2018


Facebook is once again facing heat for its role in Russia's election meddling. A recent New York Times report scrutinizes how Mark Zuckerberg and COO …

Navigating Political Power in D.C.

November 15th, 2018


During his first two years in office, President Trump and the GOP had a strangle hold on power in Washington. That now changes. David Meyers speaks …

Understanding Brexit's Breakthrough

November 14th, 2018


U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May emerged Wednesday from a five-hour Cabinet meeting with a key Brexit victory. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Brexit editor Emma Ross-Thomas on how that victory came to be and the …

The Risks and Rewards for Amazon's HQ2

November 13th, 2018


Amazon has made it official. It has awarded its two new headquarters to New York City and Arlington, Virginia. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg …

California's Never-Ending Fire Season

November 12th, 2018


California is battling its most destructive wildfires in state history. The death toll and the scope of the devastation are only expected to climb. …

How History is Repeating 100 Years After WWI

November 9th, 2018


On November 11, 1918, World War I officially came to and end. It was said to be the "war to end to end all wars." David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's Senior Reporter for International Affairs Marc Champion on how 100 …

Behind the Scenes with a White House Reporter

November 8th, 2018


The White House press corps is tasked with covering President Trump's every move. Their goal is to cover the story but never be a part of it. David …

Your Post-Election Guide to Trump, D.C. and 2020

November 7th, 2018


During his first two years in office, President Donald Trump governed with almost total control of Washington. That now changes. David Meyers speaks …

What Happens After Election Day

November 6th, 2018


One of the most closely watched and most expensive midterms in recent history is coming to a close. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Kate Hunter on what to watch this Election Day and what happens next after the …

Dueling Presidents

November 5th, 2018


On the eve of the midterm elections, Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama are making one last pitch to voters. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg White House reporter Justin Sink on the differences between each …

Year of the Woman 2.0

November 2nd, 2018


The 2018 midterms will go down in history for many reasons. Of them will be the record number of women running for office. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's Arit John on the Year of the Woman 2.0 and its impact on the …

The Activism Behind Google's Walkout

November 1st, 2018


Around the world Thursday, employees of Google stood up and walked out of work. They were protesting the company's response to accusations of sexual misconduct by executives. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's …

Facebook's Fragile Future

October 31st, 2018


Facebook has just wrapped up the most controversial quarter in its history. It now faces an even biggest test in next week's midterm elections. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News tech reporter Sarah Frier on the …

How Violence is Shaping the Midterms

October 30th, 2018


With one week to go before the midterms, the U.S. finds itself teetering on a knife's edge. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg News politics reporter …

The Rise and Fall of Angela Merkel

October 29th, 2018


In a surprise announcement Monday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she'll step aside as the head of her own political party and that she won't …

The Epic Bounty for 'Red Dead Redemption II'

October 26th, 2018


The highly anticipated 'Red Dead Redemption 2' was released Friday. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Chris Palmeri about the million-dollar …

The Notorious Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil

October 25th, 2018


Brazil heads to the polls Sunday to elect a new president. The frontrunner is Jair Bolsonaro. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg's Sao Paulo bureau …

Why George Soros Was Targeted

October 24th, 2018


Along with Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and CNN, George Soros was one of those recently targeted with a series of bombs. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Katherine Burton on why the liberal billionaire …

Civil Rights in the Transgender Age

October 23rd, 2018


President Trump recently confirmed a New York Times report that his administration was debating whether to strictly redefine gender. David Meyers …

Midterm's Reality Check

October 22nd, 2018


With two weeks to go before the midterms, Democrats and Republicans are sprinting to the finish line. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News …

The Dangerous Trek to America

October 19th, 2018


Leaving everything they know and love behind, thousands of Honduran migrants are making the dangerous trek to the U.S.-Mexico border. David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg News Central America reporter Michael McDonald on …

Inside Facebook's Election War Room

October 18th, 2018


The world’s largest social network has assembled an elite team. Its mission: to root out malicious activity, fake news and election interference. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg TV anchor Emily Chang about the work …

The Potentate Wildcard in Mueller's Probe

October 17th, 2018


Bloomberg News has learned that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is getting close to issuing findings on core aspects of his Russia probe. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Chris Strohm on what to expect from the …

A New Day for Marijuana

October 16th, 2018


Wednesday across Canada, the legal sale of marijuana will take effect. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News cannabis reporter Kristine Owram on …

Affirmative Action's Future

October 15th, 2018


A court case is underway in Boston that could ultimately determine the future of affirmative action. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Peter …

The World is Watching Saudi Arabia

October 12th, 2018


The fallout from the disappearance of prominent Saudi government critic Jamal Khashoggi continues to be felt around the world. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News Beirut bureau chief Donna Abu-Nasr who not only …

Why Trump vs. the Fed Matters

October 11th, 2018


President Trump continues to call out the Federal Reserve and chairman Jerome Powell, who Trump selected for the role himself. David Meyers speaks …

Hurricane Michael's Fury

October 10th, 2018


Hurricane Michael has made landfall in the Florida Panhandle. Now, all eyes are on the of destruction it leaves behind as it heads inland. David …

The Mysterious Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

October 9th, 2018


It has been one week since Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi was last seen alive. David Meyers speaks to …

The UN's $2.4 Trillion Warning on Climate Change

October 8th, 2018


On Monday, the United Nations put a price tag and a deadline on what it says is needed to avoid the catastrophic damage of climate change. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg sustainability editor Eric Roston on whether …

How Real Change Can Come to #MeToo

October 5th, 2018


It has been one year since the New York Times published its first article detailing decades of alleged sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinsten. …

Vanishing Local News Coverage Is Bad for Voting

October 4th, 2018


A recent Duke University study says the quaintly and quality of local news is dropping. These 'news deserts' across the country are leading to lower voter turnout and unchecked government officials. David Meyers speaks …

The Life or Death Race to Get Aid to Indonesia

October 4th, 2018


(Sorry we're late!)

In a race against time, responders and nonprofit organizations are rushing to the city of Palu, Indonesia following last week's …

The Facebook Hack No One is Talking About

October 2nd, 2018


It's the worst data breach in Facebook history. But it's hardly being talked about. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Sarah Frier about the  security breach to Facebook's system that affected almost 50 million users …

The New and Improved Nafta?

October 1st, 2018


On Monday, President Trump touted a brand new trade deal with Canada and Mexico that will put an end to Nafta. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Josh Wingrove about the winners and losers in the new …

Kavanaugh, Ford and America's Divide: Part 2

September 28th, 2018


Judge Brett Kavanaugh's chance to sit on the Supreme Court remains in doubt. The day after an emotional hearing where Kavanaugh and his accuser …

Kavanaugh, Ford and America's Divide

September 27th, 2018


Millions of American's watched Thursday as Professor Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh defended themselves in front of the world. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News White House …

Why It's Anyone's Guess What Happens After the Kavanaugh Hearing

September 26th, 2018


The day before Brett Kavanaugh is excepted to face off with his original accuser, a third woman has stepped forward with her own claims of sexual misconduct. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Sahil Kapur on how the …

A Year After Hurricane Maria, Tradition Helps an Island Heal

September 25th, 2018


Over a year ago, Puerto Rico bore the brunt of Hurricane Maria's wrath. But the small Caribbean island of Dominica was also hit. David Meyers speaks …

The Fate and Future of Rod Rosenstein

September 24th, 2018


The future of Rod Rosenstein, the man who oversees Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, is in doubt. After conflicting reports Monday that he was out of a job, he'll now meet with President Trump Thursday to discuss …

This Poll Is Striking Fear Into the GOP

September 21st, 2018


An internal GOP poll obtained by Bloomberg Businessweek depicts a grim outlook for Republicans in the midterm elections. David Meyers speaks to …

Why Al Gore is Optimistic About the End of the World

September 20th, 2018


In an on-camera interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, former Vice President Al Gore remains optimistic about about the future of climate change despite mounting opposition from the White House. David Meyers speaks with …

The Curious Case of Elon Musk

September 19th, 2018


Elon Musk's tenure as CEO of Tesla has been a long and winding road. And the latest development, a Bloomberg News report that Musk is under investigation by the Justice Department, is just the latest blow to one of …

A Supreme Court Showdown in the #MeToo Era

September 18th, 2018


Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court was all but a sure thing and expected to change the courts and the country for decades to come. But a movement decades in the making is possibly upending …

Coca-Cola's Move to Take Marijuana Mainstream

September 17th, 2018


Bloomberg News has learned that Coca-Cola is in talks with a Canadian marijuana producer for a drink infused with a chemical derived from marijuana. …

10 Years After the Collapse of Lehman Brothers

September 14th, 2018


It's been 10 years since the collapse of Wall Street's Lehman Brothers, the turning point for a financial crisis that sent shock waves around the …

U.S. East Coast Braces for Hurricane Florence

September 13th, 2018


The outer bands of Hurricane Florence reached the Carolina coast, bringing stinging winds and lashing rain. The storm is expected to make landfall …

The Case For Paying NCAA Athletes

September 12th, 2018


A trial is underway in a California courtroom that might lead to athletes being allowed the right to share in the profits they help generate on and …

The Strategy Behind Apple's New iPhones

September 11th, 2018


Apple is set to unveil three new iPhones Wednesday. But does its strategy behind the models say something about the future of the world's most valuable public company? David Meyers speaks to Bloomberg News Apple …

Why a Democratic House is a Nightmare for Trump

September 10th, 2018


The midterm elections are less than two months away. The chances the Democrats take back the House are high. But what's on the agenda if a Blue Wave …

The Colin Kaepernick Effect

September 7th, 2018


The NFL season is in full swing Sunday, but all eyes are on a certain ad campaign off the field. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News Business of …

The Proposed 'Formula' for a Trump-Mueller Interview

September 6th, 2018


Rudy Giuliani says there's now a proposal that lays out a 'formula' for a possible interview between President Trump and Robert Mueller. But as yet …

The Bombshell Stories in Bob Woodward's "Fear"

September 5th, 2018


Legendary journalist Bob Woodward is out with a new book that pulls back the curtain on President Trump's White House. What are the claims in "Fear," …

Mrs. Sandberg and Mr. Dorsey Go to Washington

September 4th, 2018


Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey head to Capitol Hill Wednesday where they'll face touch questions on their companies roles in …

Texas-sized bet on an eSports stadium

August 31st, 2018


The home of the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers is making a $10 million bet on an eSports stadium. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg's Amanda Albright on why the city of Arlington, Texas wants a piece of the …

Life in Venezuela

August 30th, 2018


Venezuela is in shambles. There's extreme poverty, hunger, disease and thousands are fleeing. David Meyers speaks with Bloomberg News Caracas reporter Andrew Rosati for a firsthand account of life in Venezuela


The Past, Present, and Future of NAFTA

August 29th, 2018


Can Nafta — and the relationship between the U.S. and Canada — be salvaged before a Friday deadline? David Meyers speaks with Josh Wingrove from the Ottawa bureau of Bloomberg News about the fallout between Trump and …

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