Facebook Messenger head says he ‘absolutely’ wants to replace iMessage and Android Messages

Facebook Messenger is aiming to become your default messaging app. CNBC asked Facebook’s VP of messaging, David Marcus, if the company wanted to replace the default messaging apps on iPhone and Android, “By all means, yes,” Marcus said....

Anthem won’t sell new Obamacare plans in most of Maine, current customers to lose subsidies

Big health insurer Anthem said Wednesday that it won’t sell Obamacare plans to new customers in most of Maine in 2018 — and current customers will lose federal aid that reduces coverage costs if they stick with Anthem. The company as it has done in announcing...

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino suspended without pay following FBI investigation

Louisville Cardinals head basketball coach Rick Pitino was placed on unpaid administrative leave for one year, following a spate of arrests and new details about a federal investigation into NCAA bribery of new recruits, the university announced Wednesday. Both Pitino...

Bob Geldof: ‘Vulgar fool’ Trump has ignited a wave of climate-change activism

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate deal has “ignited” widespread environmental activism, Bob Geldof said Wednesday. The Live Aid benefit concerts organizer labeled Trump “a vulgar fool” and said...