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Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 at 07:58 AM EST

Motorola Brings Back the Razr With a Touch-Screen That Folds

Motorola Brings Back the Razr With a Touch-Screen That Folds

Lenovo’s Motorola on Wednesday announced a new version of the iconic Razr flip phone. It has a full touch screen display inside — no keypad — but still folds in half like the clamshell design of phones from the...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 05:27 PM EST

See Inside Chicago's Caffeine Kingdom: The World's Largest Starbucks

See Inside Chicago's Caffeine Kingdom: The World's Largest Starbucks

The 35,000-square-foot Starbucks Reserve Roastery opening Friday in Chicago had been under wraps since construction started years ago. Even construction workers weren’t allowed to take pictures inside. No...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 05:17 PM EST

Fed’s Powell Sees Steady Growth, Signals Pause in Rate Cuts

Fed’s Powell Sees Steady Growth, Signals Pause in Rate Cuts

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months, unless the economy shows signs of worsening. But...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 06:34 AM EST

No. 1 Milk Company Declares Bankruptcy Amid Drop in Demand

No. 1 Milk Company Declares Bankruptcy Amid Drop in Demand

Got milk? Increasingly, Americans don't, and that led the nation's biggest milk producer to file for bankruptcy Tuesday. Dean Foods blamed a decadeslong drop in milk consumption that has seen people turn to...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 10:47 AM EST

Why Starbucks Picked Chicago to House its Largest Roastery

Why Starbucks Picked Chicago to House its Largest Roastery

The world’s largest Starbucks is coming to Chicago - in November. The Starbucks Reserve Roastery is scheduled to open Nov. 15 on the Magnificent Mile, the Chicago Tribune reported. The coffee chain announced...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 11:55 AM EST

Election Vendors Are 'Prime Targets,' Need Oversight: Report

Election Vendors Are 'Prime Targets,' Need Oversight: Report

The private companies that make voting equipment and build and maintain voter registration databases lack any meaningful federal oversight despite the crucial role they play in U.S. elections, leaving the...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 12:35 PM EST

McDonald's Workers Say Anti-Harassment Efforts Fall Short

McDonald's Workers Say Anti-Harassment Efforts Fall Short

A former McDonald's employee is suing the company and one of its Michigan franchisees over sexual harassment. On Tuesday, Jenna Ries filed a class-action lawsuit against the fast-food chain. She's one of at...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 03:06 PM EST

Boeing Details Steps Needed to Get Grounded Max Jet Flying

Boeing Details Steps Needed to Get Grounded Max Jet Flying

Boeing hopes to resume deliveries of its 737 Max jet to airlines in December and win regulatory approval to restart commercial service with the plane in January. Boeing shares rose in midday trading Monday. T...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 at 12:38 PM EST

A Whole New World: Disney Plus Streaming Debuts With Hit Brands

A Whole New World: Disney Plus Streaming Debuts With Hit Brands

Disney will sprinkle its pixie dust on the streaming arena Tuesday, as its Disney Plus service debuts with an arsenal of marquee franchises including Marvel and Star Wars, original series with a built-in fan...

Monday, Nov 11, 2019 at 01:46 PM EST

Alibaba Breaks Singles Day Record With Over $38B in Sales

Alibaba Breaks Singles Day Record With Over $38B in Sales

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba set a sales record on Singles Day, the world’s largest 24-hour shopping event. Gross merchandise value (GMV), a figure that shows sales across Alibaba's various shopping...

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2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walks
2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walks
NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to join forces with the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. This 5k walk raises funds for breast cancer research and... Read more
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