She started her multimillion dollar company at 18

“I couldn’t buy expensive jewelry and I also couldn’t find cheaper good quality jewelry that would last,” she says. So she decided she’d try her hand at making her own. At the time, she was a freshman at Brooklyn College and she only had classes two days a week. “I wanted to do something more. […]

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TSA goes for guns and money

Passengers’ bags are scanned at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. (Joe Penney/Reuters) October 18 at 6:30 AM The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) levied civil penalties of approximately $1.45 million against travelers who violated firearms regulations at airports around the country last year, records show. The TSA filed more than 4,000 actions against […]

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‘Swastikas in gift wrap’: NBC accused of helping white-nationalist group sanitize racism

Workers break down the set of NBC’s “Today” show last year. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Eli Rosenberg General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news October 18 at 5:37 AM NBC’s “Today” show ran a segment about a white nationalist group on Wednesday that seemed designed to raise concerns. “We are telling this story to pull […]

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China's currency falls to 2-year low

The decision by the United States comes in spite of the yuan’s recent depreciation and the escalating trade war between the world’s two biggest economies. President Donald Trump promised to designate China currency manipulator during the 2016 campaign. In the past six months, the yuan has dropped more than 9% against the dollar. And there […]

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Boy gets special surprise from Iron Man

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (WOWT) – Being a Hawkeye fan in Husker country isn’t easy, but unfamiliar territory is nothing new for the Tijerena family. The Tijerena house is covered in Hawkeye items. Young son Jackson loves the team too, but looks can be deceiving. “The scans don’t match his personality. He doesn’t look like he […]

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