Tess Torelli

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

Mitt Romney, who is reportedly leaning toward a run for Senate later this year, was treated for prostate cancer over the summer, NBC News and CNN reported, citing sources. “Last year, Governor Mitt Romney was diagnosed with slow-growing prostate cancer. The cancer was removed surgically and found not to have spread beyond the prostate,” a […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

The state of the U.S. economy will be front and center Monday as leading members of the Federal Reserve speak at separate events. In Georgia, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic is set to deliver remarks on the economic outlook and monetary policy, when speaking at the Rotary Club of Atlanta. Both San Francisco Fed President […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

Jeff Swensen | Getty Images An Uber driverless Ford Fusion drives down Smallman Street on September, 22, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Nvidia has partnered with Uber, Volkswagen and China’s Baidu in driverless cars, as the chipmaker looks to expand its presence in the autonomous driving space. Ride-hailing service Uber will use Nvidia’s chips for its […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

Dunkin’ Donuts will offer a slightly smaller menu starting on Monday, aiming for speedier, more accurate service. The scaled-back menus will appear in New England and upstate New York this week, and roll out to the rest of the nation before the end of March, Dunkin’ Donuts said. The doughnut maker will eliminate “slower moving” […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

Virtual reality was identified as a growth area in China’s latest five-year development plan. That’s good news for VR firms such as Jaunt China, the company said Monday. “That’s a very interesting thing to put in their government documentation. You don’t see the United States doing that, or other countries. China has this amazing vision […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past three weeks to $2.54. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the increase is due to higher crude oil costs. The current gas price is 16 cents above where it was a year ago. Gas […]

Tess Torelli January 8, 2018

The campaign is also planning stops in contested red states with Democratic representatives, such as West Virginia, along with vulnerable blue districts like Missouri. The tour, titled “Repeal the Trump tax,” will include town halls and events with local officials and small-business owners. It will culminate in Washington on April 15. According to planning documents […]