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Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 08:06 AM PDT

Volkswagen to Pay $2.8 Billion in US Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay $2.8 Billion in US Diesel Emissions Scandal

A federal judge has approved a $2.8 billion criminal penalty against Volkswagen for cheating on diesel emissions tests. District Judge Sean Cox approved deal and fine — the largest ever levied by the U.S....

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:35 AM PDT

Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores

Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores

Bebe expects to close all of its brick-and-mortar locations by the end of May, the clothing retailer said in a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The chain had previously said it was...

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:01 AM PDT

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:07 AM PDT

MasterCard Rolls Out Cards With Fingerprint Sensor

MasterCard Rolls Out Cards With Fingerprint Sensor

MasterCard is testing payment cards with fingerprint sensors in South Africa and hopes to roll it out to the rest of the world by the end of the year, the company said Thursday. The technology works in the same...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 06:00 PM PDT

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:02 AM PDT

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars<br /><br />

A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 01:00 PM PDT

Emirates Cut US Flights After Trump Travel Ban Effects

Emirates Cut US Flights After Trump Travel Ban Effects

Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, said on Wednesday that it is cutting flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by heightened U.S. security measures and Trump administration...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 05:08 PM PDT

Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Closing

Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Closing

Some major retailers, struggling to compete with online companies, have been forced to close brick-and-mortar locations. Here are some of the biggest names affected by the change in consumer habits.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 03:46 AM PDT

SNL Time Zone Shift Pays Dividends With Big Boost

SNL Time Zone Shift Pays Dividends With Big Boost

NBC's decision to air a live version of "Saturday Night Live" in every time zone has paid immediate dividends. The network's telecast last weekend, with host Jimmy Fallon, musician Harry Styles and with Alec...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 01:51 PM PDT

United CEO Says No One Will be Fired for Dragging Incident

United CEO Says No One Will be Fired for Dragging Incident

The CEO of United Airlines says no one will be fired over the dragging of a man off a plane — including himself. CEO Oscar Munoz said Tuesday that he takes full responsibility "for making this right," and he...

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