'Black Panther' blows away box office with $192M weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed “Black Panther” to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters,…

Q&A: Ken Chenault, former CEO of American Express

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Chenault was chief executive officer and chairman of American Express until January 31. He had a 37-year career at the credit card company, including 17…

Even as markets shook, many investors held steady

NEW YORK (AP) — This month’s sell-off for stocks marked the first big test of investors’ mettle in years. And many ended up doing exactly what the experts were recommending:…

Markets Q&A: Is the worst of stock market turmoil over?

NEW YORK (AP) — Is it safe to come out now? Source: Business – The Eagle

Amerisource shares jump on Walgreens buyout report

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of AmerisourceBergen soared before the opening bell Tuesday on reports that Walgreens is pursuing a complete takeover of the huge drug distributor. Source: Business –…

Rosenthal Meat Science Center market makes special cuts for Valentine’s Day

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Ray Riley, 979-845-5651, r-riley@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Nothing says “I love you” quite like a heart-shaped ribeye steak for two, said Ray Riley, Texas…

Attorney general suit: Weinstein Co. failed to protect women

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general is accusing Hollywood movie producer Harvey Weinstein of “repeatedly and persistently” sexually harassing female employees at his film company, according to a…

OxyContin maker will stop promoting opioids to doctors

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors, bowing to a key demand of lawsuits that blame the…

Texas A&M hires new leader of agriculture college, agencies

Contact: Laylan Copelin, 979-458-6425, lcopelin@tamus.edu  COLLEGE STATION — The Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System unanimously voted Thursday to hire a nationally recognized leader in nutritional science…

Markets Right Now: Stocks open mixed on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

Knock knock…Who's there? Taco Bell and the Colonel

NEW YORK (AP) — As the big fast food restaurants increasingly see vast potential in pushing convenience beyond the drive-thru, Taco Bell and KFC are expanding delivery nationwide in partnership…

Twitter turns first profit ever, but problems remain

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter beat Wall Street’s cautious expectations with its first quarterly profit in history, but that isn’t going to solve the company’s broader problems any time soon. …

Even a stopped clock is right twice a day. By Marc L. Flaster NEW YORK, New York (Texas Insider Report) — Predictions are the common thread of any new year.  They fill…

Markets Right Now: Asian markets recouping losses early

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

BSides NYC, a volunteer organized event put on by and for the community

Another edition of BSides NYC has passed, and as first time attendee and presenter, I was genuinely impressed with the impeccable organization, the content shared, and the interesting conversations that…

Markets waited a while for a pullback. Then, pow!

NEW YORK (AP) — The long, smooth, record-setting ride on Wall Street is over. The stock market pullback that experts had been saying was long overdue has finally come. Source:…

Arby’s & Buffalo Wild Wings Merge While B/CS Kroger Fuel Locations Are Not Part of Sale To A British Company

WTAW News note that the Kroger convenience store in College Station and the Kroger gas station in Bryan are NOT part of a sale announced Monday. NEW YORK (AP) —…

Markets Right Now: Banks lead stocks lower on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

The Latest: Tide wants to be all  Super Bowl commercials

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the ads of the 2018 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time): Source: Business – The Eagle

Trump era throws wrench into grad students' hopes for unions

NEW YORK (AP) — Graduate teaching assistants at private universities had high hopes 18 months ago when a federal labor board ruled that they had a right to collective bargaining,…