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Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 07:51 AM CDT

Uber Starts Rollout of Text-to-911 Safety Feature

Uber Starts Rollout of Text-to-911 Safety Feature

Ride-hailing service Uber debuted a text-to-911 feature on its phone app Thursday in Los Angeles, Minnesota and Indiana, allowing riders and drivers to quickly and discreetly contact law enforcement in the event...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 06:19 PM CDT

GM Workers to Stay on Picket Line Until Vote on New Contract

GM Workers to Stay on Picket Line Until Vote on New Contract

Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract with the company. Factory-level officials from the United Auto Workers union voted...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 03:51 PM CDT

Juul Suspends Sales of All Fruity Flavors Ahead of US Ban

Juul Suspends Sales of All Fruity Flavors Ahead of US Ban

Juul is immediately suspending sales of it popular fruity e-cigarette flavors ahead of a Trump administration policy that is expected to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from the market, the company announced...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 02:43 AM CDT

Workers Celebrate Deal With GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Workers Celebrate Deal With GM, Show Union Power in Industry

Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal,...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 11:30 AM CDT

GM and Union Reach Tentative Deal That Could End Strike

GM and Union Reach Tentative Deal That Could End Strike

Bargainers for General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative contract deal on Wednesday that could end a monthlong strike that brought the company's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal,...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 03:56 PM CDT

Google Reveals New Pixel Buds, Pixel 4 Phone, Gaming System and More

Google Reveals New Pixel Buds, Pixel 4 Phone, Gaming System and More

Google held their annual "Made By Google" event in New York City Tuesday, where they introduced a new phone, computer, home system, earphones and even a game-streaming platform. “Our mission is to bring a...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 02:33 PM CDT

Analysis: Most States Lack Laws Protecting LGBT Workers

Analysis: Most States Lack Laws Protecting LGBT Workers

Rumors started circulating around the fire station in Byron, Georgia, within a year after the medical treatments began. The fire chief's once-crewcut hair was growing longer, and other physical changes were...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:40 AM CDT

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Taco Bell Pulls Seasoned Beef Due to 'Metal Shavings'

Kenosha Beef International is recalling some of its Taco Bell seasoned beef products that may be contaminated with metal shavings, according to the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:49 AM CDT

How to Get Credit Monitoring or Cash From the Yahoo Data Breach Settlement

How to Get Credit Monitoring or Cash From the Yahoo Data Breach Settlement

If you had a Yahoo account at any point from 2012 through the end of 2016, you can now apply for credit monitoring services or cash as part of a proposed $117.5 million data breach settlement.

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 06:43 PM CDT

Costs Pile Up for Airlines as Boeing 737 Max Grounding Enters Eighth Month

Costs Pile Up for Airlines as Boeing 737 Max Grounding Enters Eighth Month

The worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, now in its eighth month, is driving up costs for airlines as they cancel thousands more flights into 2020. American and United this week joined Southwest in...

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