Wikipedia founder aims to 'fix the news'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (REUTERS) The founder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has announced plans for a crowd-funded news website offering stories by journalists and volunteers working together, an initiative he hopes will more…

Dow rises 250 points on strong earnings

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. equities rose shaprly on Tuesday as solid quarterly reports from several large-cap companies rolled through. The Nasdaq composite jumped about 0.6 percent, sending the index above more…

Google tweaks search to root out 'fake news'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) SAN FRANCISCO — Google is making changes to its search algorithm to promote more authoritative content and demote "low quality" content such as Holocaust denials. The more…

Trump slaps 1st tariffs on Canadian lumber

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) The Trump administration is hitting Canada with stiff tariffs of up to 24% on lumber shipped into the United States. These are the first tariffs imposed by more…

Ivanka booed at women's summit in Germany

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA TODAY) A fashion-label-boss-turned-presidential envoy met a physicist-turned-chancellor on Tuesday as Ivanka Trump traveled to Berlin for a forum for female leaders hosted by Angela Merkel — a more…

Trump budges on border-wall funding

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) President Trump began to edge away Monday evening from demanding that funding for his promised border wall be included in a must-pass spending bill, reducing the more…