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Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 03:51 PM CDT

Horse Racing Bets Court Ruling Boosts the Sport

Horse Racing Bets Court Ruling Boosts the Sport

Horse racing has been struggling for years to regain a strong footing on the national sports landscape, and owners hope to use betting on other sports to bring fans back to the tracks. The gamble is not a sure...

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 02:41 AM CDT

Racial Slur Written on Starbucks Cup for Hispanic Customer

Racial Slur Written on Starbucks Cup for Hispanic Customer

Just two weeks before Starbucks was set to close thousands of locations for "racial-bias education," for its employees, it is once again facing scrutiny after a barista at its La Cañada location targeted a...

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 09:23 AM CDT

Dish Network Could Owe You $1,200 for Telemarketing Calls

Dish Network Could Owe You $1,200 for Telemarketing Calls

Telemarketing calls can seem endless and annoying, but what if we told you that receiving one of those calls could make you $1,200 richer? A lawsuit against Dish Network could mean more money in your wallet....

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 03:11 PM CDT

1M Chainsaws Recalled For Operating After Being Turned Off

1M Chainsaws Recalled For Operating After Being Turned Off

Harbor Freight Tools this week issued a recall for about a million electric chainsaws after three people were injured when their chainsaw continued to operate after being turned off.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:52 PM CDT

Trump Discloses Cohen Payment, Raising New Legal Questions

Trump Discloses Cohen Payment, Raising New Legal Questions

President Donald Trump revealed in his financial disclosure Wednesday that he reimbursed personal attorney Michael Cohen as much as $250,000 for unspecified "expenses," with no mention of a $130,000 payment...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 12:47 PM CDT

Amazon Done Visiting the 20 Contenders for New HQ: Sources

Amazon Done Visiting the 20 Contenders for New HQ: Sources

Amazon is done visiting the 20 cities that are finalists in its search for a second headquarters, sources close to the process told NBC News Wednesday. Amazon's "HQ2" will bring a $5 billion investment and...

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 05:46 AM CDT

Amazon Prime Members Getting Extra Discounts at Whole Foods

Amazon Prime Members Getting Extra Discounts at Whole Foods

It's Prime time at Whole Foods: Amazon is rolling out discounts for Prime members at the organic grocer. The benefits start Wednesday at stores in Florida and will expand nationwide this summer. Prime...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 09:04 PM CDT

Who Will Referee Billion-Dollar Sports Betting Industry?

Who Will Referee Billion-Dollar Sports Betting Industry?

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multibillion-dollar business of gambling on pro and college games. The NFL...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:31 AM CDT

Amazon to Open Cashier-Less Stores in Chicago

Amazon to Open Cashier-Less Stores in Chicago

Amazon, which opened a cashier-less store in Seattle this year, plans more locations in Chicago and San Francisco.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11:40 PM CDT

AA Tightens Leash on Emotional Support Animal Policy

AA Tightens Leash on Emotional Support Animal Policy

American Airlines announced Monday new restrictions for emotional support animals on flights, joining other major carriers that are tightening the leash on onboard comfort pets. According to the new guidelines...

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