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‘The Lion King’ sinks its teeth into critic-audience divide

‘The Lion King’ sinks its teeth into critic-audience divide

As “The Lion King” counts up receipts from a big opening weekend while still licking its wounds from negative reviews, you can almost hear the familiar murmurs — that critics are “out of step” with the audiences they profess to serve. It’s a notion that contains a few crumbs of truth, but also a host…MORE

How to avoid a recession: End the trade war

How to avoid a recession: End the trade war

The US economy is slowing, but the country might avoid a recession if it doesn’t escalate its trade battles with China, Europe and other nations. The trade truce between the Trump administration and China is one reason why the stock market recently reached record highs. Now investors are hoping that a full-blown trade war can…MORE

Lights — and AC — are still off for thousands in NYC and Detroit

Lights — and AC — are still off for thousands in NYC and Detroit

Thousands waking up in New York City and Michigan this morning are still without power. In the Big Apple, 21,500 Con Edison customers have no electricity, though lights and air conditioning are expected to go live by this afternoon, the utility company said in a press release Monday morning. Of these customers, 14,000 reside in…MORE

A top CEO calls out Trump’s racism

A top CEO calls out Trump’s racism

The CEO of German industrial giant Siemens says that President Donald Trump is becoming a symbol of intolerance following his attacks on four female members of Congress. “I find it depressing that the most important political office in the world is turning into the face of racism and exclusion,” Joe Kaeser said Saturday on Twitter.…MORE

The final details of a budget deal are emerging, but nothing is on paper yet

The final details of a budget deal are emerging, but nothing is on paper yet

The key outstanding elements of a sweeping two-year, $1.37 trillion budget agreement — which would include a two-year suspension of the debt ceiling — moved toward a resolution late Sunday evening, according to two sources familiar with the talks. But this isn’t a done deal, and all the key players still need to sign off.…MORE

Lenny Kravitz loves Jason Momoa too

Lenny Kravitz loves Jason Momoa too

Lenny Kravitz has decided to “Let Love Rule” with his ex-wife’s husband. In a recent interview with the UK publication The Times reportedly talked about his relationship with ex-wife Lisa Bonet and her husband, Jason Momoa. Kravitz and Bonet were married from 1987 to 1993 and are the parents of actress Zoë Kravitz. Bonet married…MORE

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