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US stocks hit new record highs

US stocks climbed past their all-time highs on Tuesday, as stocks continued to rally from their December lows. The S&P 500 reached 2933.68 points, breaking through the historical closing high of 2,930.75 points that it set in September. The Nasdaq nearly hit 8121 points, beating the 8,110 point all-time best close it hit in August.…MORE

Ronda Rousey isn’t sure about a WWE future after her baby plans

Ronda Rousey know she wants to be a mom. Where that leaves her WWE career is the question. Rousey opened up about her plans for the future in a YouTube video posted Monday. The 32-year-old star explained that she had a surgery to mend a pinky injury from WrestleMania 35 and is still recovering. She…MORE

NASA’s InSight mission ‘hears’ first quake on Mars

For the first time since landing on Mars in November, NASA’s InSight mission has recorded and measured what scientists believe to be a “marsquake.” Martian winds have been recorded on the surface and can be heard on the recording released by the agency. But then, a deeper sound emerges, recorded by the lander’s seismometer that…MORE

Stocks are at an all-time high. Here’s what stopped the last 12 bull runs

US stocks are back at all-time highs as the longest bull market in American history continues its record-setting run. How much longer can the good times roll? It’s anyone’s guess, but bull markets and economic expansions don’t die of old age. Credit crunches, political uncertainty, wars and rampant speculation have ended previous bull markets. Overall,…MORE

Staffers resign from news startup The Markup after ouster of editor-in-chief

The Markup, a forthcoming non-profit news website, started to crumble in plain view on Tuesday, as multiple staffers announced their resignations following the ouster of the organization’s editor-in-chief. Julia Angwin, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist who co-founded The Markup and served as its editor-in-chief, tweeted on Tuesday morning that she had been “forced out” of…MORE

Henry Bloch, co-founder of H&R Block, dies at 96

Henry Bloch, who helped build tax preparation company H&R Block into a leading force in business innovation in 20th century America, died Tuesday. He was 96. Bloch was a philanthropist and a decorated World War II veteran. H&R Block announced his death in a news release. The company did not disclose the cause, but said…MORE