U.S. cargo ship carrying 28 Americans sunk at sea

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2497425" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Cargo ship (Credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Coast Guard officials confirmed Monday the U.S.-based cargo ship lost at sea in the Caribbean after hitting stormy Hurricane Joaquin more…

South Carolina chaos: Several die in floods

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2496755" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Flooding in Charleston, South Carolina, hit record levels. (Credit: NWS Charleston via Twitter)[/caption] Massive rainfall and flooding have left nine dead in South Carolina, more…

Google is now Alphabet, owner of Google

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (EndGadget) The paperwork is filed and it's official: Google has restructured itself into Alphabet. As of the close of business today shares of the old Google are now more…

Dow, S&P post biggest reversal in 4 years

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher Friday, recovering from an initial decline of more than 1.5 percent, as investors digested higher oil prices and a more…

Experian hack lifts 15 million T-Mobile files

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2488625" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Roughly 15 million T-Mobile customers were hacked in an Experian data breach.[/caption] A two-year data hack of Experian credit agency has left an estimated more…