From Elvis to Lady Gaga

Jul 26, 2019
How Elvis Presley helped create artist residencies in Las Vegas.
At a midnight press conference after his opening, Elvis basked in the acclaim.
Terry Todd, Las Vegas News Bureau; Elvis Presley™ © 2019 ABG EPE IP

Elvis impersonators become seaside town's salvation

Oct 8, 2018
An annual festival for Elvis impersonators is a moneymaker for Porthcawl, Wales.
Ordained minister and Elvis Tribute Artist Reverend Wyn Roberts  officiating and performing on the roof of the Porthcawl Grand Pavilion.
Courtesy of Mimisse Beard
The new visitors’ center at Graceland, called Elvis Presley’s Memphis, includes museums, restaurants and gift shops. It opens on Thursday and represents the largest expansion of the Memphis tourist attraction since it opened in 1982. 
Courtesy of Elvis Presley Enterprises

Who gets the money made by dead celebrities?

Nov 24, 2014
Even celebrities in financial trouble can make tens of millions after death.

Let's give a hand to the X-ray

Mar 26, 2014
Marketplace Datebook for Thursday, March 27, 2014

Heartbreak Hotel: Lil Wayne passes Elvis for Billboard record

Sep 27, 2012
Rapper Lil Wayne has surpassed Elvis Presley's record of appearances on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.

FCC considering plan to launch floating cell towers

Jun 8, 2012
In the event of natural disaster, drone planes and weather balloons could restore communications.

You’ve got questions. We help you answer them.

Support nonprofit, independent journalism that makes you smarter.