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Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 03:26 PM EST

United Joins Delta in Tightening Rules for Comfort Animals

United Joins Delta in Tightening Rules for Comfort Animals

United Airlines wants to see more paperwork before passengers fly with emotional-support animals — and don't even try to bring a peacock on board. The airline announced Thursday that it will tighten rules...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 08:48 PM EST

1.4M Twitter Users May Have Seen Election Propaganda

1.4M Twitter Users May Have Seen Election Propaganda

The number of Twitter users who may have interacted with Russian propaganda accounts during the months leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election has "expanded" to at least 1.4 million, the company...

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:30 AM EST

Toyota Recalls 645,000 Cars, Says Air Bags May Not Inflate

Toyota Recalls 645,000 Cars, Says Air Bags May Not Inflate

Toyota is recalling about 645,000 vehicles worldwide to fix an electrical problem that could stop air bags from inflating in a crash. The recall covers certain Toyota Prius and Lexus RX and NX SUVs. Also...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 04:32 PM EST

Apple to Respond to US Probes Into Slowdown of Old iPhones

Apple to Respond to US Probes Into Slowdown of Old iPhones

Apple is cooperating with U.S. government inquiries into its secret slowdown of older iPhones, further complicating its efforts to move past an issue that irked customers whose devices bogged down. The company...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 12:23 PM EST

Health Care Just the Latest Industry Amazon Seeks to Upend

Health Care Just the Latest Industry Amazon Seeks to Upend

When Amazon sets its sights on a new industry, corporate America shudders. The latest example came Tuesday when the online retailing giant said it is working with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to create...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 04:13 PM EST

Dow Closers Higher, Capping Best Month Since March 2016

Dow Closers Higher, Capping Best Month Since March 2016

U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, capping off a strong start to 2018. The Dow Jones industrial average and S&P 500 notched their best monthly performance since March 2016, CNBC reported. The Dow gained 73 points...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 07:45 AM EST

The Big Names Behind a New Push to Transform US Health Care

The Big Names Behind a New Push to Transform US Health Care

Three guys walk into a bar. They're Warren Buffett, Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos and JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon. They decide to transform the American health care system. That's probably not how these three men...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 12:44 PM EST

Volkswagen Suspends Executive Over Monkey Tests

Volkswagen Suspends Executive Over Monkey Tests

Automaker Volkswagen has suspended its head of external relations and sustainability in response to widespread public criticism over experiments in which monkeys were exposed to diesel exhaust. The company said...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 04:04 PM EST

Dow Plunges 337 Points As Stocks Sell-Off Continues

Dow Plunges 337 Points As Stocks Sell-Off Continues

U.S. stocks plunged Tuesday as the first major sell-off of the new year intensified for a second day, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 400 points at one point, though it rebounded...

Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 at 09:43 AM EST

Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

Hurricane María Exposes Problems Within Puerto Rico’s Solar Panel Industry

Although her solar panels successfully sustained Hurricane María’s winds, Madeline Batista couldn’t turn on her lights, her refrigerator or other appliances that needed electricity. The photovoltaic system,...

 

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