(NEW YORK) -- The United States government has agreed to purchase $1.2 billion worth of an experimental COVID-19 treatment from Merck if the drug is approved by regulators, the pharmaceutical company announced Wednesday. This purchase would provide enough medication to fully treat 1.7 million... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Major League Baseball has been hit with a lawsuit for moving the All-Star game out of Atlanta following controversy over Georgia’s recent restrictive voting law. Job Creators Network, a conservative-leaning business group, filed the lawsuit on Monday of the Southern District in... Read More.
The Internet was ready for the Friends reunion, which hit HBO Max today. The social media analysts at the company Drinkwater have revealed that the hype surrounding the special has generated 7.4 billion engagements -- that's mentions, likes and shares -- across social media platforms this week... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Amazon on Wednesday said it has signed an agreement to acquire Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) for $8.45 billion. MGM's vast catalog of more than 4,000 films include Basic Instinct, Creed, James Bond, Legally Blonde and more. It also has some 17,000 TV... Read More.
It was quite the hefty "Buy Now" click: Amazon has purchased MGM Studios -- the home of the James Bond franchise -- for a whopping $8.45 billion bucks. The major acquisition not only gives Amazon access to upcoming films like the latest 007 adventure No Time to... Read More.
Spiral, the latest entry in the Saw horror series, earned an estimated $4.5 million in North America and $2.67 million overseas this weekend, pushing the franchise's total past the $1 billion mark. Thus far, Spiral -- starring Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson -- has earned $15.8 million in the U.S. and $6.7 million... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Apple announced Monday that it plans to invest more than $430 billion in the United States and add 20,000 new jobs nationwide over the next five years, as the country picks up the pieces from the economic fallout of the coronavirus... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans unveiled a $568 billion infrastructure framework Thursday -- their answer to President Joe Biden's far more expansive $2 trillion package. The newly released GOP framework focuses exclusively on "core" infrastructure items like roads and bridges, broadband, airports, waterways, rails, ports and public... Read More.
By ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The Army has awarded Microsoft a contract that could be worth almost $22 billion for its futuristic goggles that give soldiers a new way to see the battlefield.Known as IVAS, the acronym for... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Embattled actor Armie Hammer has been removed from the upcoming Cold War thriller Billion Dollar Spy. The news comes after several women accused Hammer of sexual assault and other disturbing acts. Variety reports that the Amma Asante-helmed movie, also starring Mads Mikkelsen, was the final... Read More.
By OLIVIA RUBIN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Dominion Voting Systems on Friday morning filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News, alleging that the conservative network pushed false accusations that the voting company had rigged the 2020 election, in order to... Read More.