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Reporter recalls pivotal story in Elizabeth Holmes' stardom

Nov. 18, 2021 22:37 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Fortune Magazine reporter whose cover story helped turn Elizabeth Holmes into a Silicon Valley sensation testified Thursday as to how he ended up feeling like a pawn in the entrepreneur's promotion of what she called a revolutionary blood-testing technology. ...

Zahedi, playboy Iran ambassador to US under shah, dies at 93

Nov. 18, 2021 12:18 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ardeshir Zahedi, Iran's flamboyant ambassador to the United States during the rule of the shah who charmed both Hollywood stars and politicians with his lavish parties until the 1979 Islamic Revolution, died on Thursday, Iranian state media reported. He...

Today in History

Nov. 17, 2021 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2021. There are 44 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 17, 1997, 62 people, most of them foreign tourists, were killed when militants...

US-Best-Sellers-Books-PW

Nov. 11, 2021 16:01 PM EST

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Stranger in the Lifeboat” by Mitch Albom (Harper) 2. “The Judge’s List” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 3. "Lore Olympus, Vol. 1' by Rachel Smythe (Del Rey) 4. “Game On”...

Former US defense secretary testifies in Holmes fraud trial

Sep. 22, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis testified Wednesday in the trial of fallen tech star Elizabeth Holmes, saying the entrepreneur misled him into believing she was on the verge of rolling out a blood-testing breakthrough that he hoped would help save lives...

Ex-Algerian president Bouteflika, ousted amid protests, dies

Sep. 17, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who fought for independence from France, reconciled his conflict-ravaged nation and was then ousted amid pro-democracy protests in 2019 after two decades in power, has died at age 84, state television announced Friday....

Elizabeth Holmes drawn as villain, underdog as trial begins

Sep. 09, 2021 12:50 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys sketched dueling portraits of fallen Silicon Valley star Elizabeth Holmes as her trial got underway Wednesday, alternatively describing her as a greedy villain who faked her way to the top and as a passionate underdog whose spent...

Elizabeth Holmes' trial to dissect downfall of a tech star

Sep. 07, 2021 15:03 PM EDT

Just six years ago, Elizabeth Holmes seemed destined to fulfill her dream of becoming Silicon Valley's next superstar. She was the subject of business magazine cover stories describing her as the youngest self-made female billionaire in history, former President Bill Clinton was reverently...