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Thursday, Apr 14, 2016 at 11:04 AM CDT

Why The 2016 Tax Deadline Isn't April 15

Why The 2016 Tax Deadline Isn't April 15

Most people know April 15 as the deadline for submitting personal tax returns, but that's not the case this year. For the 2016 deadline, the Internal Revenue Service has given taxpayers until Monday, April...

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016 at 02:51 PM CDT

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture

Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Chatbot Venture

Facebook announced Tuesday it will let developers build chatbots – interactive, responsive messaging programs – to communicate directly with people, CNBC reports. The announcement came at its annual F8...

Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 04:19 PM CDT

'Pregnancy Penalty' Can Affect Pay of Women Without Kids

'Pregnancy Penalty' Can Affect Pay of Women Without Kids

As women fight what has been an uphill battle for equal pay, they continue to face another exacerbating factor: being penalized for the fact that they could – regardless of whether they will – have children, NBC...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 09:24 PM CDT

IRS Now Accepts Taxes at 7-Eleven

IRS Now Accepts Taxes at 7-Eleven

The Internal Revenue Service announced this week that taxpayers who need to make a payment in cash can now do so at 7-Eleven convenience stores. While it may seem unusual to pay your taxes where you might...

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 06:07 PM CDT

Navy Pier Summer Job Fair Sells Out

Navy Pier Summer Job Fair Sells Out

In honor of the iconic landmark turning 100 this summer, Navy Pier hosted a job fair Thursday. In partnership with Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., the job fair featured opportunities with Navy Pier and its partners along...

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016 at 08:29 AM CDT

Allergan, Pfizer Call Off Proposed $160B Merger

Allergan, Pfizer Call Off Proposed $160B Merger

The biggest U.S.-based drugmaker, Pfizer Inc., will stay put thanks to aggressive new Treasury Department rules that succeeded in blocking Pfizer from acquiring rival Allergan and moving to Ireland — at least on...

Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 02:03 PM CDT

Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes

Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes

A lawsuit filed in a Northern California federal court last week accuses Starbucks of deliberately underfilling its latte cups by 25 percent in order to save money, The Seattle Times reported. The suit...

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 at 09:29 AM CDT

Orders for New, Lower-Priced Tesla Hit 232K

Orders for New, Lower-Priced Tesla Hit 232K

The electric car company that drove its loyal fans into a frenzy of anticipation usually associated with iPhones and Xboxes unveiled its new, lower-priced model Friday at an event in Southern California. Some...

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 at 01:42 PM CDT

Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program

Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program

You can now dash for condoms on Amazon. One year after the company unveiled its Amazon Dash Buttons, which allow customers to order goods with the push of a physical button, the company announced Thursday it is...

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 05:46 PM CDT

Chicago Driver Challenges Rejected Pothole Damage Claim

Chicago Driver Challenges Rejected Pothole Damage Claim

A Chicago driver said the city is at fault for damage to her car caused by a pothole. But she said even with a mountain of evidence, the city won’t take the blame.

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