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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 11:20 AM EDT

Toys R Us Plans a Small Comeback With 2 Stores This Year

Toys R Us Plans a Small Comeback With 2 Stores This Year

The first two new Toys R Us stores — one in Texas, the other in New Jersey — will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the U.S. Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us...

Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 at 07:45 AM EDT

Louvre Removes Sackler Name After Opioid Protests

Louvre Removes Sackler Name After Opioid Protests

The Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family that is blamed for the deadly opioid crisis in the United States. At...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 05:04 PM EDT

With Big Tech's Dominance Under Scrutiny, EU Probes Amazon

With Big Tech's Dominance Under Scrutiny, EU Probes Amazon

While the U.S. Congress talks about reining in big tech companies, Europe is taking action. The European Union said Wednesday it is investigating whether Amazon uses data from independent retailers to gain...

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 at 12:07 PM EDT

Prime Day Surpasses Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Prime Day Surpasses Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Amazon's 2019 summer blow-out sold more items than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, according to the e-commerce behemoth, despite strikes and protests scheduled to coincide with Prime Day.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 03:55 PM EDT

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...

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 at 06:22 PM EDT

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 03:21 PM EDT

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...

Sunday, Jul 14, 2019 at 03:28 PM EDT

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 01:55 PM EDT

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 06:26 AM EDT

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...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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