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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 05:25 PM CDT

Target Agrees to Settlement After Massive Data Breach

Target Agrees to Settlement After Massive Data Breach

Years after a massive data breach that cost Target so much in both money and reputation, the company has agreed to a major settlement with 47 states, and Illinois at the lead.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 02:50 AM CDT

21 Uber Drivers Arrested in Latest Crackdown in Hong Kong

21 Uber Drivers Arrested in Latest Crackdown in Hong Kong

Hong Kong police launched a fresh crackdown Tuesday on Uber, arresting 21 drivers suspected of working for the ride-hailing giant in the Asian financial center. It's the latest regulatory headache for Uber,...

Monday, May 22, 2017 at 05:32 PM CDT

Fields Out at Ford; New CEO Hackett Known for Turnarounds

Fields Out at Ford; New CEO Hackett Known for Turnarounds

The job of Ford's new CEO won't be easy: He will have to shore up the 114-year-old company's traditional auto business, but also invest in self-driving cars and other projects that could one day make that...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 03:20 PM CDT

Oil Company Watches Over Pregnant Polar Bear Under Bridge

Oil Company Watches Over Pregnant Polar Bear Under Bridge

A pregnant polar bear seeking to dig her maternity den chose an unlikely spot: a snow drift along a bridge leading to an artificial production island off the north coast of Alaska. As a threatened species,...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 01:51 PM CDT

Butterball to Close 600-Employee Illinois Meatpacking Plant

Butterball to Close 600-Employee Illinois Meatpacking Plant

Turkey processor Butterball has announced it will shut its meatpacking plant west of Chicago, resulting in the loss of about 600 full-time jobs.

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 12:54 PM CDT

Ford to Invest $350 Million in Michigan Plant

Ford to Invest $350 Million in Michigan Plant

Ford is pumping $350 million into a plant outside of Detroit where a new transmission for fuel-efficient vehicles will be built. The Dearborn, Michigan, automaker said Friday that the investment in the Livonia...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 08:48 PM CDT

Tesla Workers Suffer Fainting Spells, Dizziness: Report

Tesla Workers Suffer Fainting Spells, Dizziness: Report

Workers at Tesla's car factory in California have been fainting, experiencing dizziness and even having seizures, often requiring medical attention. The symptoms have led to more than 100 calls for ambulances...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 02:48 PM CDT

US Dollar Surges After Traders Speculate on Trump

US Dollar Surges After Traders Speculate on Trump

The U.S. dollar suddenly surged against the British pound and other currencies Thursday after the reemergence of former FBI Director James Comey saying Trump never asked to end the probe, reported CNBC. The...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 01:26 PM CDT

McDonald's Says It Removed Artificial Flavor From Soft Serve

McDonald's Says It Removed Artificial Flavor From Soft Serve

McDonald's says it removed artificial flavor from its vanilla soft-serve dessert.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 04:08 PM CDT

Roger Ailes, Fox News Founder and Political Strategist, Dies

Roger Ailes, Fox News Founder and Political Strategist, Dies

Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged...

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