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McDonald's CEO Stephen Easterbrook unveils the company's new corporate headquarters during a grand opening ceremony on June 4, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook was fired over a relationship with an employee

The company said he "violated company policy and demonstrated poor judgment involving a recent consensual relationship with an employee."

Gunmen in attacks on El Paso Walmart and New Zealand mosques were tied to racist manifestos on the same website. The founder says the online community...

The founder of fringe message board site 8chan previously predicted the site would play a role in a future hate-based mass attack.
Kim Kardashian West didn't see the backlash coming.

Kim Kardashian responds to criticism of her controversial ‘Kimono’ shapewear line: ‘I can’t believe we didn’t think of t...

Kim Kardashian West says she had "innocent intentions" when naming her brand, and has said the brand's name will change after facing the criticism.

A Boeing executive reportedly shut down a theory during a meeting with American Airlines pilots about what might have led to the fatal Ethiopian 737 M...

US aviation authorities consider bird strikes to be the most likely reason why an AOA sensor on the Ethiopian Airlines jet failed.

Most Americans are actually fed up with social media, according to national poll

According to a recent poll, the majority of Americans believe social media, like Facebook and Twitter, does more to divide the country than unite it.
Rupert Murdoch, the Australian-born American newspaper publisher and entrepreneur who owns many newspapers and communications throughout the world.

Rupert Murdoch is worth $19 billion and has been married 4 times — here’s how he went from operating a small Australian paper to helming o...

Rupert Murdoch inherited a string of Australian newspapers from his father at 22. He's since grown his assets into a multibillion-dollar empire.
President Donald Trump speaks during CPAC 2019 on March 02, 2019 in National Harbor, Maryland.

New poll shows Trump’s job-approval ratings climbing, but several challenges remain ahead of 2020

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll found that Trump's job-approval ratings are climbing, though a majority of voters still disapprove of his policies.

Swiss drug giant Roche reportedly readies to buy the biotech behind the first FDA-approved gene therapy and the priciest medicine in the US

Roche could pay $5 billion for biotech company Spark Therapeutics. The pharma giant likely wants to expand its presence in hemophilia, a lucrative market.
The US Capitol on Sunday, day 30 of the record partial government shutdown.

Poll shows Americans think the country is on the ‘wrong track’ after shutdown

A majority of Americans are discouraged about the state of the country, according to a recent NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in 2018.

Mark Zuckerberg wrote 1,000 words defending Facebook, but the most interesting thing about it was where he published it

The Wall Street Journal has a fraction of Facebook's reach — but it has some very important readers.