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Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 02:55 PM CDT

6 Minutes: Man Haunted by Family's Final Moments on 737 Max

6 Minutes: Man Haunted by Family's Final Moments on 737 Max

When Paul Njoroge gets on an airplane, he becomes fixated on the first few minutes after takeoff. "I have to look at my watch and see when I reach the 6-minute mark," Njoroge says. That is the length of time...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 07:23 PM CDT

Amazon Prime Day Brings Deals, Calls for Boycott

Amazon Prime Day Brings Deals, Calls for Boycott

Amazon Prime Day brings with it more than a million deals, but some want a boycott and competitors are looking to take a bite of the sales. Patrick Fazio reports. 

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 05:22 PM CDT

Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception in Congress

Facebook's Currency Plan Gets Hostile Reception in Congress

Under sharp criticism from senators, a Facebook executive on Tuesday defended the social network's ambitious plan to create a digital currency and pledged to work with regulators to achieve a system that...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 02:21 PM CDT

On Prime Day, Amazon Workers Brace for 'Two Months of Hell'

On Prime Day, Amazon Workers Brace for 'Two Months of Hell'

As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some. In recent...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 09:08 AM CDT

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Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 02:28 PM CDT

Average US Price of Gas Up By 10 Cents Per Gallon to $2.83

Average US Price of Gas Up By 10 Cents Per Gallon to $2.83

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has risen by 10 cents per gallon over the past three weeks to $2.83. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that crude oil prices...

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 at 12:55 PM CDT

Don’t Make These 6 Common Mistakes on Amazon Prime Day

Don’t Make These 6 Common Mistakes on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon’s Prime Day kicks off at midnight on Monday, July 15. In recent years, Amazon’s Prime Day has become one of the most anticipated sales events of the year for online shoppers looking for deals — and,...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 05:26 AM CDT

Fact Check: Trump and An Eco Legacy Not His Own

Fact Check: Trump and An Eco Legacy Not His Own

President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim. In large measure, the progress they cited pre-dates Trump's presidency. And in some of the...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 12:28 AM CDT

Trump Says He Will Not Impose Quotas on Uranium Imports

Trump Says He Will Not Impose Quotas on Uranium Imports

President Donald Trump says he will not impose quotas on importing uranium, backing away from a possible trade confrontation and breaking with a Commerce Department assessment that America's use of foreign...

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 04:41 PM CDT

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

More to Come: FTC Fine Doesn't Spell Closure for Facebook

Facebook may be close to putting a Federal Trade Commission investigation behind it. But it faces a variety of other probes in Europe and the U.S., some of which could present it with even bigger headaches. Wh...

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