Maryland Passes Bill Aimed at Stopping Drug “Price Gouging”

A new piece of legislation aimed at stopping the "unconscionable" spikes in drug pricing has been passed with enthusiastic bipartisan support in Maryland. The bill, which was passed 38-7 in the Senate and 137-2 in the House of Representatives, would allow the state's attorney general to seek legal action against pharmaceutical companies for price gouging life-saving…

Kids’ clothing retailer Gymboree reportedly filing for bankruptcy

Children's clothing retailer Gymboree Corp. is filing for bankruptcy, Bloomberg is reporting. The company has a looming June 1 interest payment on its debt -- which amounts to more than $1 billion. Gymboree has about two dozen retail and outlet locations across New Jersey. Retail collapse: The 23 biggest chains closing stores this year According to…

Artist Says ‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Breaches His Rights

The creator of the “charging bull” statue in Wall Street believes New York City has infringed his rights by installing a second statue next to the model without his permission. Italian-born sculptor Arturo Di Modica said the “fearless girl” statue of a young girl facing down the bull, put in place on March 7, changed the…

‘Captain Marvel’ Star Brie Larson Expects Some Backlash

Brie Larson knows that she can’t please every comic book fan. The actress will star in 2019’s “Captain Marvel,” but she understands that the movie can’t possibly cover every bit of Carol Danvers’ nearly 50-year history from the Marvel Comics. “To be fair, there are a lot of iterations of her, so there’s going to be…

Tesla Unveils New Solar Roof Tiles

Tesla announced its new solar roof tiles Sunday, without much fanfare. Unlike the solar roof tiles it unveiled in October, the new solar roof tiles will fit on your existing roof. “Our solar panels blend into your roof with integrated front skirts and no visible mounting hardware. The result is a clean, streamlined look,” the company…

Secondhand vehicle sales up

Customers browse used cars at a market in Xi'an, Shaanxi province. YUAN JINGZHI / FOR CHINA DAILY New regulations for cross-provincial sales, internet companies drive growing market Used car sales in China are gaining momentum as local authorities are removing trade barriers and people in the industry continue pushing for reforms. Statistics from the China Automobile…