(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of stolen antiquities, including "The Kouros," a sculpture valued at $14 million, were repatriated to Greece in a ceremony at the New York District Attorney's office in Manhattan on Wednesday. "After many years of wandering, they now return to their homeland... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A proposal to levy a new tax code on America's ultra-wealthy has sent shockwaves through the nation's capital and beyond on Wednesday, as lawmakers struggle to reach an agreement over how to pay for President Joe Biden's trillion-dollar Build Back Better initiative. Senate... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Democrats on Wednesday scrambled to close the deal on President Joe Biden's landmark social spending legislation, focusing on new ways to pay for the package, including a billionaires' tax the White House said the president supports. At the same time, they were hoping to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Sir Richard Branson is set to briefly leave earth's atmosphere on Sunday, risking it all to usher in a new era of space tourism that has been propelled by a billionaire-backed commercial space industry. "We've spent 17 years trying to get to... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The Supreme Court of Belize has denied bail for the longtime partner of a British billionaire's son who's been charged in the fatal shooting of a top police officer in the Central American country. A judge decided Wednesday to reject a bail application... Read More.
(SAN PEDRO, Belize) -- The longtime partner of a British billionaire’s son has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a top police officer in Belize. Jasmine Hartin, 38, has been charged with manslaughter by negligence, her lawyer Godfrey Smith told reporters outside... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite a global pandemic and economic downturn, the total wealth of the world's richest has increased by more than $5 trillion over the past year, according to data compiled by Forbes for its annual billionaires list. Forbes' 35th annual billionaires list, released... Read More.
By Catherine Thorbecke, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Despite a global pandemic and economic downturn, the total wealth of the world's richest has increased by more than $5 trillion over the past year, according to data compiled by Forbes for its... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The wealth of the world's billionaires soared to a record new high of $10.2 trillion at the end of July as the coronavirus pandemic raged, according to a new report published Wednesday from... Read More.