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Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 02:27 PM PST

Dow Dives About 500 Points to Its Lowest Close Since May

Dow Dives About 500 Points to Its Lowest Close Since May

Stocks fell sharply on Friday after weaker-than-expected data in China and Europe exacerbated concerns of a global economic slowdown. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 496.87 points to 24,100.51, its lowest...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:40 AM PST

Smithsonian Museum of American History Names First Woman Director in Its 54-Year History

Smithsonian Museum of American History Names First Woman Director in Its 54-Year History

The chief executive of the California Historical Society has been named the new director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Anthea M. Hartig becomes the first woman to be permanent...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:09 AM PST

Where to Save (And Splurge) When Going to Disney

Where to Save (And Splurge) When Going to Disney

It's no surprise that Walt Disney World Resort is the most visited theme park in the world. In 2017, nearly 20.5 million people visited the Magic Kingdom. If you add in the three other parks (Epcot, Animal...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 08:36 PM PST

Vitaminwater Offering $100K if You Stay Off Phone for Year

Vitaminwater Offering $100K if You Stay Off Phone for Year

Could you actually ditch your smartphone for a year? Vitaminwater wants to find out, and it's willing to part with $100,000 if someone can rise to the challenge.

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 09:47 AM PST

A Look Inside Starbucks' Newest Reserve Roastery in New York City

A Look Inside Starbucks' Newest Reserve Roastery in New York City

Nestled in the meatpacking district between Chelsea Market and Google's New York offices is Starbucks' latest Roastery. Set to open on Friday, the nearly 23,000-square-foot space is far from the typical...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 01:40 PM PST

Apple Deepens Texas Ties, Expands Operations East and West

Apple Deepens Texas Ties, Expands Operations East and West

Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, break ground on smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and over the next three years expand in Pittsburgh, New York and...

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:37 AM PST

China Suspected in Huge Marriott Data Breach, Official Says

China Suspected in Huge Marriott Data Breach, Official Says

Investigators believe hackers working on behalf of China's main intelligence agency are responsible for a massive data breach involving the theft of personal information from as many as 500 million guests of the...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:29 AM PST

Spice Spat: Old Bay Sues New Bae for Trademark Infringement

Spice Spat: Old Bay Sues New Bae for Trademark Infringement

A clash of seasonings is looming in federal court, as Maryland's Old Bay seeks to protect its trademark in a lawsuit against another spice blend, New Bae.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 08:02 AM PST

Collectibles Shop Owner Basks in the Glow of Toys R Us

Collectibles Shop Owner Basks in the Glow of Toys R Us

George Samayoa is keeping the spirit of Toys R Us alive this holiday season. The Pomona collectibles shop owner spent thousands of dollars on items from the toy store's West Covina location after the company...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 03:06 PM PST

Sting Uses Fake Amazon Boxes, GPS to Catch Would-Be Thieves

Sting Uses Fake Amazon Boxes, GPS to Catch Would-Be Thieves

The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some...

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