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5 things Barnes & Noble can do right now to save itself

It seems like Barnes & Noble has been on its final chapter for years.Slumping sales, closing stores, and a big...

Allbirds is shaking up footwear with machine-washable wool shoes

Allbirds co-founder Tim Brown came up with the idea for his shoe company after hanging up his soccer...

Katie Couric returns to NBC to co-host the Olympics

Katie Couric will return to the Olympics next month.The former "Today" show anchor will co-host the opening ce...

Frenemies with benefits: A brief history of the Trump-Murdoch relationship

Donald Trump's presidency has been shaped by the ever-changing relationships inside the White House. But it's Trump's...

Thought 2017 was bad? 2018 could be much worse

Could things be worse? Yes, yes they could.More than 90% of experts surveyed by the World Economic Forum expec...

The economy is doing great. Here's what could derail it

The economy has been quiet for months now. Maybe ... too quiet.Although most economists forecast smooth sailin...

Goldman Sachs is Wall Street's big loser

Goldman Sachs can't catch a break.The vaunted Wall Street firm reported a nearly $2 billion quarterly loss Wed...

Should I buy an annuity if my adviser says it's a bad idea?

I have roughly $1 million in retirement savings and plan to retire in few years. I won't have a company pension, ...

Saudi Arabia gives $2 billion to Yemen as mass famine looms

After years fighting Iran-backed rebels in Yemen, Saudi Arabia is handing over billions of dollars to its war-torn ne...

Ann Curry 'not surprised' by allegations against Matt Lauer

Ann Curry says she's "not surprised" by the sexual misconduct allegations against her former "Today" co-anchor Matt L...

Tiffany had a good holiday season, but it's worried about 2018

Tiffany had a good Christmas, but it's worried the merriment won't continue into the new year.The jeweler said...

'Today' executive producer stepping down

Don Nash, a veteran of NBC's "Today" who has been the morning show's executive producer for the past five years, is s...

Walmart is giving away free opioid disposal kits

Walmart is trying to help curb America's opioid crisis.The retail chain said Wednesday that its pharmacies wil...

Reagan and Bush economic adviser says stocks are due to fall

Martin Feldstein, one of the most influential Republican economists of the last 40 years, is warning that the stock m...

You can't get $1 out of the bank in Venezuela. I tried.

Four hours. Four banks. Six cents.This was a typical day in Caracas, Venezuela, capital of the world's most mi...

The Root's Danielle Belton: 'We were going to fully embrace being black'

The Root has a lot to celebrate when it turns 10 years old this month. Billed as a ...

Bitcoin falls below $10,000

Bitcoin keeps tumbling.The price of the volatile digital currency briefly dipped below $10,000 around 7 a.m. E...

Bank earnings; Carillion contagion fears; Burberry drops

1. Bank earnings: Bank of America and Goldman Sachs will report quarterly results ahead of the open....

Meet the woman bringing lunchtime dating to Asian cities

For career-focused singletons struggling to find love, lunchtime dating could be the answer.That brainwave ins...

YouTube assigning workers to review videos to avoid another Logan Paul-type disaster

In the wake of the Logan Paul controversy, YouTube is trying to reassure advertisers by pledging to "manually review"...

Trump hotels swarmed with 's***hole' reviews on Yelp

Five days ago, the Trump International Hotel in Washington DC had an average Yelp rating of 4 out of 5 stars. As of t...

How New York's governor wants to get around the SALT cap

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the federal government just lobbed an "economic missile" at New York by limiting ...

Fox News shelved story on Trump and porn actress Stormy Daniels before election

Fox News had a story at the height of the presidential election that detailed an alleged sexual relationship between ...

GE could break itself apart as cash crisis deepens

General Electric, once America's most successful conglomerate, could break itself apart.A breakup would repres...

Citigroup takes a $22 billion hit -- and its stock goes up

Short-term pain. Long-term gain.Big banks are taking huge hits to their profits because of the corporate tax c...

Nestle selling U.S. candy brands to Nutella company

Nestle is selling nearly $3 billion worth of its U.S. candy brands, including Butterfinger, BabyRuth and Nerds, to Fe...

This is what the new Dunkin' Donuts stores will look like

Dunkin' Donuts is getting a facelift.The company unveiled a new concept store that includes digital kiosks, an...

Killing NAFTA would cost 300,000 American jobs, analysis says

If President Trump tears up NAFTA, you'll notice the impact.It would cost the United States 300,000 jobs, cut ...

Trump's India partner sees 'overwhelming' interest in apartments

Apartments carrying the Trump brand are selling like hotcakes on the outskirts of India's capital.Buyers snapp...

Bitcoin sinks 20%

Bitcoin tumbled about 20% Tuesday.The price of the volatile digital currency dipped below $11,000 around 5 p.m...

Dow 26,000: The stock market is a runaway freight train

Seven trading days. That's how long it took the Dow to rocket from 25,000 to 26,000.The market's latest milest...

McDonald's is going green

McDonald's has pledged to make its packaging and restaurants more Earth-friendly.By 2025, the fast food chain ...

PBS series to explore charting course for #MeToo movement

PBS will explore issues surrounding sexual harassment and assault -- with an emphasis on a path forward -- in a five-...

GE takes a $6 billion hit from its financial business

General Electric can't escape its troubled past.The company said Tuesday that it would take a $6.2 billion cha...

'Emoji Movie' and popcorn: The cinema experience returns to Saudi Arabia

Hollywood fans in Saudi Arabia are getting a taste of things to come.A film festival in Jeddah is giving movie...

Wall Street titan to CEOs: It's not just about the money

Larry Fink, the chief executive of BlackRock, has a message for major companies: Do more to help society.The i...

A bond sell-off could be 'Armageddon' for the market

The stock market keeps hitting record highs because of a potent cocktail of strong earnings and solid global economic...

America is missing out on a tourism boom

The United States is missing out on a major tourism boom.The number of trips made by global travelers surged 7...

Ann Curry will be on CBS for interview about #MeToo, Matt Lauer

Ann Curry is coming back to television."CBS This Morning" has landed an interview to be broadcast Wednesday wi...

How a refugee created 3,500 jobs in Britain

Sukhpal Singh Ahluwalia knows the power of immigration.Born in Uganda when the British Empire was in its heyda...

Citigroup reports virtually no gap in gender or racial pay

Citigroup says its female employees are paid 99% of what their male coworkers make, but the company says it's working...

Babe editor stands by Aziz Ansari story

Amid all the debate over an anonymous woman's account of a sexual encounter with Aziz Ansari, the editors at Babe.net...

Global stocks boom: Hong Kong hits record closing high

Hong Kong is joining the global stock market party.The city's main market index surged to its...

Dow near 26,000; BP losses; U.S. dollar weakness

1. Dow 26,000: U.S. markets appear to be headed for a strong open on Tuesday....

Millions more Americans were uninsured in 2017

Millions more Americans were uninsured at the end of 2017, the first increase since the Affordable Care Act went into...

Venezuela president offers pregnant women $3.83 a month

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is giving pregnant women a little extra cash.Emphasis on "a little."...

CVS will stop airbrushing photos it uses to sell beauty products

CVS wants women to be able browse for lipstick and moisturizer without worrying whether their lips are full enough or...

Why you'll want to double check your paycheck in February

You've probably heard by now that the new tax reform bill will hit your paycheck as soon as February. But the change ...

'West Wing' stars to hold one night only reading of 'All the President's Men'

Actors from one of the most famous political television shows of all time will read one of the most famous political ...

Will U.S. shale ruin the oil party (again)?

Crude oil is hotter this year than the Dow, the Nasdaq and even bitcoin.It has surged 7% so far in 2018 and hi...

Why the U.S. dollar isn't so mighty anymore

It's been a tough start to 2018 for the greenback.The U.S. dollar has already lost nearly 2% of its value agai...

The Oprah effect: The many careers she helped launch

You get a career! You get a career! You get a career!If you count on Dr. Phil's folksy advice on daytime TV, y...

Ford brings back the Ranger

The Ford Ranger is back.Ford eliminated the Ranger compact truck from its U.S. lineup in 2011 because, it said...

ICE pledges immigration crackdown on businesses. Here's what it looks like

Last summer, roughly 800 undocumented workers at Cloverhill Bakery in Chicago were let go after immigration agents di...

Honda Accord wins Car of the Year

The Honda Accord won Car of the Year on Monday at the Detroit Auto Show.The Accord beat the Toyota Camry and t...

Airbus wins sales race with Boeing for 5th straight year

Score another one for Airbus.The European aerospace group announced Monday that it secured 1,109 aircraft orde...

Construction firm with 43,000 employees collapses

A major British construction company is going into liquidation after failing to secure a financial lifeline.Ca...

SoftBank may split in two to focus on tech bets

Masayoshi Son made a name for himself with blockbuster bets on companies like Alibaba and Uber. But the next big move...

Vogue publisher drops Bruce Weber and Mario Testino over misconduct allegations

Conde Nast is cutting ties with two famous fashion photographers, Bruce Weber and Mario Testino, after The New York T...

Reuters chief says journalists jailed in Myanmar need the public

Reuters Editor-in-Chief Stephen Adler says two journalists facing 14 years in a Myanmar prison need the public's atte...

White House attacks WSJ over Trump interview

Did President Trump say "I have" or "I'd have?"The White House is disputing a quote by Trump in an interview p...

Don't be fooled. Wall Street, not Main Street, is the big tax winner

1. Main Street vs. Wall Street: President Trump has promised that the tax overhaul will be "fantasti...

Bill Murray debuts his Steve Bannon on 'SNL'

Steve Bannon is no longer a grim reaper on "Saturday Night Live."Bill Murray surprised audiences on NBC's vari...

Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey are off Disney's board

Two high profile tech executives are leaving Disney's board of directors over potential conflicts of interest....

H&M closes all its stores in South Africa after protests

H&M stores across South Africa were shuttered Saturday. Local media reported that destructive protesters had swarmed ...

James O'Keefe says Trump asked him to go on birther-linked mission

Donald Trump in 2013 asked James O'Keefe, the controversial conservative filmmaker, if he could "get inside" Columbia...

Airbus built a lot of planes for China last year - but can't deliver them

Airbus needs China's blessing on its newest jetliners. And without it, undelivered planes are piling up at its factor...

Chris Cillizza: Oprah is following the path of 'a very traditional candidate'

Oprah Winfrey is a media mogul who is starting to act like a politician.In a rousing speech at the Golden Glob...

Viacom, CBS up amid merger discussions

Shares in Viacom and CBS jumped Friday after a report that the sibling media companies might be reunited once again....

Chris Matthews apologizes for making joke about 'Bill Cosby pill'

MSNBC host Chris Matthews apologized Friday after video footage surfaced showing him making a racy joke prior to an i...

No political interference in Treasury's tax analysis, report finds

A review has found no improper political interference in a Treasury Department analysis of the Trump administration t...

The new Facebook News Feed is rattling Wall Street

Facebook's changes to your News Feed are rattling Wall Street.Facebook stock sank 4% on Friday, its worst day ...

Wells Fargo plans to close 800 more branches by 2020

Wells Fargo, scrambling to cut costs and offset soaring legal expenses, plans to pull the plug on 800 more bank branc...

Retailers: Best holiday shopping season since '10

A very tough year for retailers ended better than they could have ever expected.Sales were up 5.5% during the ...

Kentucky is first state ever to require Medicaid recipients to work

Kentucky will now require many of its Medicaid recipients to work for their benefits, the first time ever a state has...

Jeff Bezos is helping send 1,000 Dreamers to college

Jeff Bezos is helping 1,000 Dreamers go to college.The Amazon CEO and his wife, MacKenzie, donated $33 million...

The ETF explosion is great news for this Wall Street firm

Buying and selling individual stocks or actively managed mutual funds that charge big fees is so 20th century....

Mnuchin still won't commit to putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is in no rush to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.Mnuchin said Friday that...

Foxconn land dispute: Property owners are furious

A group of Wisconsin property owners are suing in federal court over local government efforts to take their land as p...

Wells Fargo's legal troubles drown out huge tax windfall

Wells Fargo's legal troubles won't go away.The nation's No. 2 bank scored a $3.4 billion windfall during the f...

Planet Fitness is winning by charging $10 a month

Planet Fitness is becoming one of America's favorite gyms.Why? It's the cheapest pick for people looking to ge...

T. Boone Pickens is calling it quits

T. Boone Pickens, the iconic oil and natural gas investor, is getting out of the business he helped shape since the 1...

What America can learn from cities with super-low unemployment

In one sense, Ames, Iowa, has something any other city might envy: An unemployment rate of 1.5%, the lowest in Americ...

JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon gushes about tax cuts

You can count JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon as another big fan of President Trump's corporate tax cut -- even though...

Your next car could be more expensive if Trump gets his way on NAFTA

Car prices could become more expensive if the Trump administration gets its way in the renegotiation of ...

Trump may weaken 'outdated' rules that force banks to lend to the poor

Imagine having a great credit score and being denied for a mortgage just because you live in a low-income neighborhoo...

China's surging exports widen trade surplus with U.S.

China's exporters have had a blockbuster year.Exports to the United States surged 15% in 2017, helping push th...

Colbert, Kimmel and late night tackle Trump's 'shithole countries' remark

Hosts like Jimmy Kimmel have dealt with many bizarre moments from the Trump White House. Yet, late night hosts on Thu...

Bank earnings; Surging stocks; Iran deadline

1. Bank earnings bonanza: JPMorgan and Wells Fargo are set to report fourth quarter earnings on Frid...

Delta flies into China trouble over Tibet and Taiwan

Delta Air Lines is facing political headwinds in China.Chinese authorities are publicly scolding the U.S. airl...

Quest: Mr. Trump and the Davos elites

Quest's Profitable MomentPresident Donald Trump is going to Davos for the World Economic Forum -- and he's tak...

'Fire and Fury' publisher says 1.4 million copies have been ordered

Move over "Harry Potter" -- more copies of "Fire and Fury" are here.Michael Wolff's book about the Trump White...

Fiat Chrysler will move Ram production to Michigan from Mexico

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is feeling good about tax reform. So good that it says it's moving some of its truck produc...

63 Sam's Club stores are closing their doors

Sam's Club is shutting down 63 stores, and some employees and customers say it did so without warning.In a pre...

BJ's to laid-off Sam's Club employees: We're hiring

BJ's Wholesale Club has a message for employees who got laid off from Sam's Club: Come work for us.The warehou...

Tax cuts risk overheating U.S. economy, warns Fed official

New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley is worried new tax cuts could risk overheating the U.S. economy in ...

Sam's Club store closings are a PR mess on Walmart's big day

It started as a good day for Walmart.The company announced that it will raise its minimum wage to $11, hand ou...

Washington Post reporter who spoke at liberal event put on leave

A Washington Post reporter who came under fire late last year for participating in a liberal conference has been put ...

Carrier plant Trump pledged to save lays off another 215 workers

Thursday is the last day of work for 215 employees at a Carrier plant in Indianapolis made famous when then President...

Walmart is raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses

Walmart is raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses because of the new Republican tax law.The ...

Treasury: 90% of wage earners will likely see higher take-home pay

The U.S. Treasury and the IRS on Thursday put out new guidance and withholding tables for employers that incorporate ...

All the companies giving out raises and bonuses because of tax reform

American corporations are chipper about tax reform. That's been great news for some workers.On Thursday, Walma...

Trump administration allows states to make Medicaid recipients work

The Trump administration will allow states for the first time to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients....

MoneyGram is testing a pilot with a hot cryptocurrency

MoneyGram is testing a pilot program with one of the most popular cryptocurrencies.The U.S. money transfer gia...

These companies want to help with your New Year's resolutions

A new year means making resolutions. Including the classics -- eating better and exercising more.For people wh...

Flight problems? Now American Airlines will fork over extra miles on the spot

Is your plane seat broken? Perhaps the meal you ordered isn't available or your entertainment system isn't working....

China blocks Marriott for listing Tibet and Taiwan as countries

Marriott is suffering the consequences after making a major political misstep in China.Chinese authorities say...

Journalist says she started notorious list of allegations against men in the media

A journalist has come forward to say she was the person who started a high-profile list of men in the media industry ...

Stocks that Trump trashed on Twitter are soaring

Want to buy a stock that's a sure winner? One money manager jokingly suggests looking for companies that President Tr...

It's been forever since stocks took a tumble

Even the best marathon runners need to take a breather eventually.Unless the race is on Wall Street. Stocks ha...

India slaps PwC with 2-year audit ban

One of the world's top accounting firms has been banned from auditing listed companies in India for two years....

Trump appointee may give McDonald's a break in landmark labor case

The Trump administration is moving to undo the actions of former President Obama on almost every front, and now it's ...

China is America's biggest foreign creditor. Could it turn off the tap?

Investors are getting worried about what America's biggest foreign creditor might do next.A report that China ...

Xerox deal talk; Bumpy bitcoin; Delta earnings

1. Stock enthusiasm wanes: After a terrific start to the year, enthusiasm in U.S. stock markets seem...

Will enough tax be withheld from your paycheck? Good question

Here's a question you'll be asking yourself in the coming weeks: Is my employer withholding too little or too much in...

YouTube punishes Logan Paul for 'suicide forest' video

YouTube is punishing one of its most popular creators, Logan Paul, after he posted footage of a dead body to his chan...

Business leaders to Congress: DACA's 'valuable talent' at risk

Big business is putting more pressure on Congress to protect America's Dreamers.That's the name for undocument...

Michael Wolff's book 'Fire and Fury' debuts at No. 1 on The New York Times' best sellers list

Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" is debuting at No. 1 on The New York Times' best s...

Breitbart after Steve Bannon

It's difficult to imagine Breitbart without Steve Bannon.Bannon had headed the far-right website since 2012 --...

Trump calls for review of libel laws (again) in his latest salvo against free press

President Trump has complained about the nation's libel laws and tried to stop the publication of a book by threateni...

'All the Money in the World' controversy: Mark Wahlberg reportedly paid way more than Michelle Williams for reshoot

Hollywood was abuzz Wednesday with chatter about a report that said actress Michelle Williams received less than 1% o...

ICE immigration officers swoop in on 7-Elevens nationwide

Immigration enforcement officers are making 7-Eleven stores a target in their crackdown on employers who hire undocum...

Customers sue Ford over alleged emissions cheating

A new customer lawsuit alleges Ford rigged certain Super Duty diesel pickups to cheat on emissions tests.The s...

Millions of Medicaid recipients already work

The Trump administration is about to start letting states require many Medicaid recipients to ...

Diet Coke's new cans and flavors are Millennial-friendly

Good news, Millennials: Diet Coke is introducing four new flavors that are sure to tickle your taste buds.At l...

IRS needs more money to implement the new tax law

A new tax law means millions of people will have questions about their taxes. Problem is, there won't be enough peopl...

Mine closing wipes out many of Trump's coal job gains

Despite many promises from President Trump that he would bring back coal jobs, the industry has only added 500 jobs, ...

Toyota and Mazda to build $1.6 billion joint plant in Alabama

Toyota and Mazda plan to build a $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Huntsville, Alabama that will employ 4,000 worke...

Ford CEO: NAFTA needs "modernization"

Ford CEO James Hackett says the Trump administration has the right intentions as it's renegotiating NAFTA.It m...

Domino's CEO needs a new gig. Chipotle is hiring.

Domino's turnaround wizard is looking for his next gig. Chipotle's desperate for a leader to help it get back on trac...

New York City to Exxon: Pay up for climate change costs

New York City delivered a powerful blow to the fossil fuel industry by launching a climate change lawsuit against the...

3 ways tax reform will hit home values

The recent surge in home values could slow thanks to the freshly passed tax overhaul.Sweeping tax legislation ...

Sears had a miserable, miserable Christmas

Sears is scrambling to raise cash and cut costs after an absolutely miserable holiday season.Sales at Sears an...

Russia claims win in tussle over Stoli vodka trademark

Russia has just scored a victory in its 15-year legal battle to reclaim the Stoli and Stolichnaya vodka brands....

India makes it easier for brands like Apple to open stores

India has just made it much easier for brands such as Apple and Gap to sell to its 1.2 billion people.The Indi...

Berkshire Hathaway prepares for life after Warren Buffett

It's always good to be Warren Buffett. But now is an especially rosy time to be the Oracle of Omaha.His Berksh...

How to live it up in retirement, without burning through savings

My husband and I are planning to retire this year and want to enjoy retirement. We do not want to skimp on simple...

Trump administration slaps tariffs on Canadian paper

President Trump's trade team is getting tougher on Canada.In a decision opposed by some Republicans, the Comme...

Everything's near a record high. Is the market too hot?

Forget about raging bulls. This market is a runaway train.Stocks are finally set to take a breather on Wednesd...

Stocks draw breath; Oil surges; Domino's Pizza cools

1. Taking a breather?: U.S. stock futures are poi...

The global economy is doing great ... for now

Global economic growth is in full swing, but the party could come to an end in a couple of years.The ...

Amid Logan Paul controversy, YouTube explores 'further consequences'

YouTube says it is looking into "further consequences" for Logan Paul, the user who recently posted a video showing a...

Twitter misses Senate deadline on Russian meddling

Twitter missed a Senate Intelligence Committee deadline to answer questions about Russian meddling in the 2016 electi...

Lands' End is making new uniforms for American Airlines employees

American Airlines has picked Land's End to make its new uniforms.The carrier announced Tuesday that 51,000 air...

'Handmaid's Tale' effect? Hulu grows to 17 million subscribers

Hulu could be experiencing "The Handmaid's Tale" effect.The streaming service announced Tuesday that it has gr...

Steve Bannon stepping down from Breitbart

Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to President Trump, has stepped down from Breitbart, the far-right website he r...

National Championship thriller scores big ratings for ESPN

Alabama and ESPN both have a lot to celebrate.The Alabama Crimson Tide's thrilling 26 to 23 overtime victory o...

How Oprah built Oprah Inc.

Oprah built her multibillion-dollar career on her everywoman persona. But the reality is she's one of the savviest bu...

Boeing delivered more jetliners than ever in 2017

Boeing set a new industry record for jetliner deliveries in 2017.The U.S. plane maker, the country's largest e...

Coal CEO slams Trump for picking 'inadequate bureaucrats'

Coal boss Robert Murray criticized the Trump administration for appointing "inadequate bureaucrats" to a regulatory c...

Exxon claims California climate change hypocrisy

ExxonMobil is trying to turn the tables on its climate change opponents.The oil company said it's the victim o...

Dunkin' Donuts wants to double the number of stores

Dunkin' Donuts wants to open 9,000 new stores.It's an ambitious goal for any retailer in this climate. And it ...

Europe's economy is firing on all cylinders

Europe is charging ahead.The economy of the eurozone may have enjoyed faster growth than the United States in ...

New estate tax law gives an enormous gift to rich families

It's always good to inherit money, whatever the tax consequences. But for the lucky few, it will be especially lucrat...

Venezuela is inching closer to collapse

Venezuela has more oil than any other nation in the world, but it keeps pumping less and less.Oil production f...

Not dead yet: Target shows there's still a heartbeat in retail

It may be time to remove a nail from the coffin of traditional stores.Target is the latest to report strong ho...

John Dickerson will replace Charlie Rose on "CBS This Morning"

John Dickerson will replace Charlie Rose on "CBS This Morning," effective Wednesday, CBS News President David Rhodes ...

Maine's voters chose Medicaid expansion, but the governor is resisting

Donna Wall cares for her three adult autistic children at her home in Lewiston, Maine. It's a full-time job. Sons Chr...

Saudi Arabia eases austerity after 'very negative' response

Saudi Arabia is backpedaling on austerity for the second time in less than a year.Analysts say the government ...

Jamie Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

Jamie Dimon is having second thoughts about bitcoin.For months, the JPMorgan Chase CEO was one of bitcoin's mo...

Gayle King: Oprah Winfrey is 'very intrigued' by the idea of running

Oprah Winfrey has 2020 on her mind.Winfrey is listening to the high-powered friends who are urging her to chal...

Samsung slides; CES rolls on; Stocks won't stop

1. Can't stop, won't stop: U.S. stock futures are...

Federal regulator rejects Trump coal rescue plan

Federal regulators have rejected a controversial Trump administration proposal that would have propped up slumping co...

Trump clamps down on El Salvador's 'lifeline'

Millions of people in El Salvador depend on money sent home by their loved ones in the United States. They use it to ...

Oprah's Golden Globes speech sends Weight Watchers stock soaring

Oprah Winfrey's Golden Globes speech gave Weight Watchers investors something to cheer about.The company's sha...

Visa and Aflac boost 401(k) match after tax overhaul

Visa is boosting the 401(k) match it makes for its workers in the wake of the newly enacted Republican tax law....

Pressed Juicery founder wants to make healthy options more affordable

The co-founder of Pressed Juicery swears by the lifestyle benefits of juice, but he didn't always feel that way....

Sources: Oprah Winfrey 'actively thinking' about running for president

Oprah Winfrey is "actively thinking" about running for president, two of her close friends told CNN Monday.The...

H&M apologizes for using black child to sell 'coolest monkey' top

H&M was forced to apologize Monday for using a black child to model a sweatshirt with a "coolest monkey in the jungle...

Senior BBC editor steps down to protest 'illegal' unequal pay

One of the BBC's most senior international journalists has resigned her post as China editor, slamming the news organ...

Dow off to best start since 2003

The stock market is off to a sizzling-hot start to 2018.After enjoying a blockbuster first year under Presiden...

How the federal tax overhaul could reshape state budgets

Congress may have finished its tax overhaul last year, but for state governments, the scramble has just begun....

Overconfident? Wall Street worried by the lack of worry

The stock market is sizzling. Companies are touting the bonuses they are giving thanks to lower taxes. And consumers ...

'Fire and Fury' publisher responds to Trump legal threat

The CEO of the parent company for the publisher of Michael Wolff's "Fire and Fury" shot back on Monday to ...

Samantha Barry named Glamour editor-in-chief

Glamour has hired Samantha Barry as its new editor-in-chief, it announced Monday.Barry had been executive prod...

Ford F-150 getting a diesel engine option

The Ford F-150 pickup truck, the bestselling U.S. vehicle for the last 41 years, is getting something new: a diesel e...

Why 'The Last Jedi' isn't winning in China

The latest "Star Wars" movie failed to make the jump to hyperspace when it opened in China at the weekend."The...

Air travel in China is about to get more expensive

Big Chinese airlines have been cleared to let their prices take off.The country's aviation regulator is liftin...

CES begins; Stocks pointing up; Pfizer changes?

1. Tech talk: The annual Consumer Electronics Show -- better known as CES -- is getting under way in...

Investors to Apple: Fight iPhone addiction among kids

Two heavyweight investors say Apple should do more to combat iPhone addiction among young people.California St...

First a reckoning for harassers, now a reckoning for awards shows

The dresses were black. The pins said #TimesUp. Sunday's Golden Globes were the first awards show since the Harvey We...

Carl Bernstein: 'We're in a real constitutional crisis'

Investigative reporter Carl Bernstein says the task of reporting on President Trump's fitness for office is a challen...

Stephen Colbert extends Trump satire into animated realm

Although Donald Trump's presidency has been deemed a gift to late-night comedians in general and Stephen Colbert in p...

'Fire and Fury' publisher is rushing to print more books

The publisher of Michael Wolff's new book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" can't print copies fast enoug...

Tax law to spark $450 billion buyout bonanza for Wall Street

1: Tax party: Get ready for the new tax law to create a $450 billion boom -- of stock buybacks....

Judge allows lawsuit against CBS by brother of JonBen-t Ramsey to proceed

A Michigan judge declined to throw out a defamation lawsuit brought against CBS by Burke Ramsey, the brother of JonBe...

Jeff Sessions is a buzz kill for pot stocks

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision to roll back protections for marijuana businesses did not sit well with most...

CHIP funding could run out as soon as this month in some states

Some states could run out of funding for their Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as early as this month, des...

ESPN drops Donovan McNabb, Eric Davis after harassment investigation

ESPN has parted ways with former NFL stars Donovan McNabb and Eric Davis after conducting an investigation into alleg...

Here's how Californians may be able to skirt SALT cap

A top lawmaker in California introduced a bill this week to protect state residents who will be hurt by ...

Jobs everywhere! Except at stores

The job market looks like it doing well right now. Unless you head to the mall.Record numbers of store closing...

Blue-collar jobs are booming in America

2017 was a great year to be employed in the construction and manufacturing sectors. And if President Trump and Congre...

Barack Obama will be the first guest on David Letterman's new Netflix show

David Letterman is returning to TV and his first guest will be the former leader of the free world.The former ...

'Drill, baby drill!' comes to oil safety regulator

The Trump administration wants to open virtually all federal waters to offshore drilling even as his administration p...

Black unemployment hits all-time low

Black unemployment is at its lowest point on record, yet it's still well above the jobless rate for white, Hispanic o...

Trump's first-year jobs record was strong. Just not as strong as Obama's last year

Employers added more than 2 million jobs during 2017, making it a very good year for Donald Trump's first in office....

U.S. economy added 2 million jobs in 2017

The job market may be the only thing hotter than ...

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