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  • The school's Mini Cheetah robot was first unveiled earlier in 2019. It was the first four-legged robot to complete a backflip. The Mini Cheetah weighs about 20 pounds, and it can cover rough terrain faster than the average human MIT's Biomimetic Robotics Lab developed the Mini Cheetah as a smaller version of the Cheetah 3 robot.

  • Ukrainian Ambassador William Taylor testifies during the first public hearings held by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, November 13, 2019.

    President Donald Trump's top envoy to Ukraine, William Taylor, revealed new details Wednesday about a phone call that happened a day after the president spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, which led to House Democrats' impeachment inquiry.

  • Japan's Hayabusa2 craft just left the asteroid Ryugu and is headed back to Earth. The craft has been helping Japan's Space Agency, JAXA, study the solar system's origins. In April 2019, it got close enough to blast explosives into its surface, creating a crater in the asteroid. Hayabusa2 survived the risky mission, and collected rock and dust samples from the first artificial crater ever created.

  • Hong Kong police are arresting more protesters as the city braces for more violence. Protesters set up in the shopping district for a third straight day after police fired tear gas on two university campuses just hours earlier. It was some of the worst violence to rock Hong Kong in recent months. Police have arrested more than 3,500 people since the movement began in June 2019.

  • Big-name investors have been raising concerns that the market could see a big sell-off if Sen. Elizabeth Warren wins in 2020; but they said the same thing about Trump. They warned the market would drop due to uncertainty, but so far, the S&P is up 44 percent since Trump's election in November 2016.

  • Japan's Hayabusa2 craft just left the asteroid Ryugu and is headed back to Earth. The craft has been helping Japan's Space Agency, JAXA, study the solar system's origins. In April 2019, it got close enough to blast explosives into its surface, creating a crater in the asteroid. Hayabusa2 survived the risky mission, and collected rock and dust samples from the first artificial crater ever created.

  • A worker at the photolithography section of a semiconductor plant of the Mikron Group in Zelenograd, Moscow.

    The semiconductor stocks have been soaring. So far this year the ETF that tracks the sector, the SMH, has jumped over 50 percent. In the last month alone, the ETF has gained over nine percent. And according to history, the rally could still have room to run.

  • Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche has 3 tips to help you build the perfect budget.

  • General Motors’ Hummer was an SUV based on the design of the military vehicle known as the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, or “Humvee.” During the early 2000s, the Hummer was a popular vehicle, as well as a frequent target of criticism.People in smaller vehicles that shared the road with the metallic behemoths felt menaced by their enormous size, a fear that was justified when a study from the Quality Planning statistical information firm in San Francisco showed that Hummer drivers g

    The Hummer was an angular, militaristic, go-anywhere truck that became an emblem of 1990s pop culture. General Motors' Hummer was a coveted status symbol sought by celebrities and a sometimes mocked and vilified example of how far America's newfound love for SUVs had gone. But in 2009, GM got rid of several of its brands, including Pontiac, Saab and Hummer. While the Hummer had a brief lifespan of just under two decades, it made a lasting impression on the auto industry.

  • The Disney+ (Plus) logo is seen displayed on a smartphone.

    Starting Tuesday, Disney+ will have hundreds of library titles available, ranging from animated classics and Disney Channel TV shows to superhero blockbusters and intergalactic sagas. This is the Walt Disney Company's entry to the streaming wars. Here's what six experts say investors can anticipate from Disney's new streaming service.

  • In 2010, the SEC launched a whistleblower program complete with a bounty for exposing fraud. Since inception, the program has paid $387 million to 66 people.

  • In 2010, the SEC launched its whistleblower program. It consisted of three key pillars: anti-retaliation protections, employment protections and most importantly, a bounty, in the millions. To date, 66 whistleblowers have received $387M for blowing the whistle on corporate fraud. Meet Ted Siedle, one of the highest paid whistleblowers in program history. In June 2019, Ted got $68M for blowing the whistle on JP Morgan's wrongdoing.

  • An arctic blast has hit several states across the United States. From planes landing on icy runways to deadly car crashes, the storm is wreaking havoc.

  • Google unveils its newest products at launch event on October 15, 2019

    Google's hardware business is really confusing. It considers companies like Samsung both a partner and a competitor. Despite a roughly $900 billion market capitalization, Google parent Alphabet doesn't make much money from hardware. Through acquisitions, partnerships and internal design and developments, Google has stitched together a product line that's extensive but complex. Watch CNBC's in-depth video on Google's hardware business.

  • SpaceX has deployed 60 Starlink satellites into space, making it the largest satellite constellation to date. The launch was part of a project to bring high speed, broadband internet around the world. The areospace company also successfully reused and landed its Flacon 9 rocket booster for the fourth time and reused a recovered fairing.

  • A screen shows Alibaba's sales volume exceeding 100 billion yuan after one hour during 2019 Alibaba 11.11 Global Shopping Festival on November 11, 2019 in Hangzhou, China.

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba set a sales record on Singles Day, the world's largest 24-hour shopping event. Gross merchandise value, a figure that shows sales across Alibaba's shopping platforms, surpassed last year's 213.5 billion yuan record (nearly $30.5 billion), and kept rising through the rest of the day.

  • A protester attempts to pick up a teargas canister fired by police during a demonstration on November 10, 2019 in Hong Kong, China.

    Protests in Hong Kong turned violent as 21-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot by police. Separately, a man was doused with an unknown liquid and set aflame. He also is in critical condition, according to police. The latest mass demonstrations come after three pro-democracy lawmakers were arrested over the weekend. The protests also heightened after the death of a 22-year-old protester died in the hospital following a fall near a clash with police.

  • Oprah Winfrey recently purchased Jeff Bridges' $6.85 million ranch. She now owns 70 acres of land and property in Montecito.

  • Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of Apple, speaks as President Donald Trump listens during an American Technology Council roundtable in the State Dinning Room of the White House, Monday, June 19, 2017, in Washington.

    The U.S. and China trade war has big tech companies fearful of how tariffs will cut into their bottom lines, but Apple CEO Tim Cook has been able to thread the needle between a volatile American president and the world's biggest consumer market. Cook has spent a lot of time charming the Trump administration, and it seems to be paying off. Here's how Cook made that happen.

  • The markets were down after news came out that the U.S. had not agreed to roll back the China tariffs. Three experts on what that means to the markets.