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Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 08:04 PM EDT

More Retailers Hope to Take a Bite Out of Amazon Prime Day

More Retailers Hope to Take a Bite Out of Amazon Prime Day

Stores like Toys“R”Us, Target, Sur La Table and more are jumping on the bandwagon, hoping to take a swing at Amazon’s Prime Day by staging their own versions of this summer twist on Black Friday, which runs from...

Monday, Jul 10, 2017 at 08:08 AM EDT

Companies Target Sleep With High-Tech Slumber Products

Companies Target Sleep With High-Tech Slumber Products

Pillows that track your snoozing patterns? A bed that adjusts based on how much you twist and turn? Companies are adding more technology into their products, hoping to lure customers craving a better night's...

Friday, Jul 7, 2017 at 07:23 PM EDT

G-20 Day 1 Recap

G-20 Day 1 Recap

There were fireworks Friday on the first day of the G-20 summit. The gathering of the world's 19 wealthiest nations and the European Union included widespread protests in the streets and a much-anticipated...

Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 02:40 PM EDT

Target Dropping 2 of Its Famous Brands, Adding 12 Others

Target lovers soon will have to say goodbye to two of the chain's famous brands....View gallery

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Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 08:27 PM EDT

How the Gov't Spends $38 to Collect $1 of Student Loan Debt

How the Gov't Spends $38 to Collect $1 of Student Loan Debt

It's estimated that about 44 million Americans are living with student loan debt, adding up to more than $1 trillion owed. Around 8 million borrowers have given up on paying back more than $137 million,...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 05:10 PM EDT

Qualcomm Seeks to Ban iPhone Imports, Sales

Qualcomm Seeks to Ban iPhone Imports, Sales

Chipmaker Qualcomm is asking U.S. trade regulators to ban iPhone imports, according to a new lawsuit. Apple has allegedly infringed on six of Qualcomm's patents that improve iPhone battery life, according to...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 05:04 PM EDT

Renewable Energy Surges Past Nuclear for 1st Time in Decades

Renewable Energy Surges Past Nuclear for 1st Time in Decades

For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity...

Thursday, Jul 6, 2017 at 03:20 PM EDT

Tesla Loses Spot as Most Valuable Carmaker in US, for Now

Tesla Loses Spot as Most Valuable Carmaker in US, for Now

After three months as the nation's most valuable automaker, a bad week in an otherwise stellar year has knocked Tesla from the top perch as the nation's most valuable automaker. Tesla's growth remains stellar...

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 at 08:47 PM EDT

Hobby Lobby Fined $3M for Smuggled Iraqi Artifacts

Hobby Lobby Fined $3M for Smuggled Iraqi Artifacts

Arts-and-crafts chain Hobby Lobby has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a federal case over smuggled Iraqi antiquities it bought to demonstrate its "passion for the Bible." NBC News reports that prosecutors...

Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017 at 12:28 AM EDT

'I'm a Creep': Silicon Valley Investor Resigns After Misconduct

'I'm a Creep': Silicon Valley Investor Resigns After Misconduct

The co-founder of Silicon Valley's 500 Startups is stepping down from the company after admitting he made inappropriate advances toward women in the workplace. Dave McClure announced his resignation and an...

 

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