Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg responded to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's suggestion that she go to college and get an economics degree before criticizing U.S. energy policy.
A warehouse exploded, damaging homes as far as a mile away around 4:30am in northwest Houston, Texas. The impact of the blast knocked down a home's security camera that captured the moment. At least one person was injured, and another is missing. It's not immediately clear what caused the early morning explosion in northwest Houston.
China is building a new hospital in Wuhan to deal with potential new cases of coronavirus. The virus has now claimed 26 lives.
There's a large amount of academic research that suggest weight discrimination permeates the American workplace, yet only one state in the country has a law explicitly outlawing it.
This week, snack brand Planters released a video showing the apparent death of its fictional mascot, Mr. Peanut. The brand says Mr. Peanut's funeral will be the subject of its Super Bowl spot. It turns out killing off the iconic 104-year-old nut had to do with the phenomenon of how people mourn the deaths of fictional characters, such as Iron Man, according to a creative leader behind the campaign.
Democrats in the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump yesterday focused on the Constitution and why it doesn't require a crime for the president to be removed from office.
Speaking at a press briefing at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Mnuchin was asked whether the world's largest economy needed to completely and immediately divest from fossil fuels. "Is she the chief economist or who is she? I'm confused," Mnuchin said, before adding his comments were "a joke."
China just closed off Wuhan, a city of over eleven million people, to contain the coronavirus. The deadly new virus has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities amid the Lunar New Year travel rush.
Vice President Mike Pence was caught on a hot mic while talking with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu, appearing to discuss President Trump's impeachment trial. CNBC has not confirmed that his comments are referring to Trump and the ongoing trial in the Senate. Moments after, Prince Charles appears to snub Pence, not giving him a handshake as he greets other world leaders in attendance of the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem, Israel.
CNBC's Ylan Mui breaks down the latest headlines from the second day of the Senate impeachment trial against President Donald Trump.
A deadly outbreak of a new coronavirus, which is similar to SARS, has caused concern among health experts and investors. China's economy could be hurt by the disease if consumers skip travel and leisure activities to avoid getting sick. Here's what we know so far.
Los Angeles Laker and NBA legend LeBron James and Lyft co-founder John Zimmer talk about their partnership to create a bikeshare program.
CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on President Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate.
Netflix reported a beat on revenues and subscriber numbers for the fourth quarter, but guidance for first quarter subscribers was light and that hit the stock. Four experts discuss what's next for the company.
Republicans and Democrats spent the weekend holed up in meetings to prepare for the impeachment trial of President Trump. And today the Senate trial gets underway. CNBC's Ylan Mui reports.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg told policymakers that time is running out to effectively tackle the climate crisis. Her comments come as policymakers and business leaders arrive in Davos, Switzerland for the start of the World Economis Forum. It follows the hottest year on record for the world's oceans, the second-hottest year for global average temperatures, and wildfires from the U.S. to the Amazon to Australia.
In October 2019, Google made a big announcement. It announced its 53-qubit quantum computer named Sycamore had achieved 'quantum supremacy.' That's when quantum computers can complete tasks exponentially more quickly than their classical counterparts. In this case, Google said its quantum machine completed a task in 200 seconds that would have taken the world's most powerful computer 10,000 years to complete. IBM, another major player in quantum computing, took issue with the findings. Either way, it was a big milestone of quantum computing, and it's leading to a lot of hype in the field. Here's how quantum computing works, and how it could change everything from Wall Street to Big Pharma and beyond.
Streaming services like Google's Stadia and Microsoft's Project xCloud are promising to end the era of console games and discs. But with a limited selection of games and slow adoption, these services have challenges to overcome before they can successfully take on gaming giants.
President Trump made the comments while hosting the LSU football time at the White House, as the Senate is set to begin the impeachment trial.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called President Donald Trump a "clown" who merely pretends to support Iranian citizens but would push a "poisonous dagger" into their backs. His comments came as he led Friday prayers for the first time in eight years. The comments come as Iran grapples with the fallout from the killing of its top general, Qasem Soleimani. In retaliation, Iran fired missiles at an Iraqi base where U.S. and coalition troops are housed. Eleven troops were treated for concussions.