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Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 07:22 PM EDT

Weakened But Unbowed, NRA Head Digs in Against Gun Control

Weakened But Unbowed, NRA Head Digs in Against Gun Control

In the aftermath of the back-to-back massacres in Texas and Ohio, the debate over gun control has returned to the National Rifle Association and its immense power to stymie any significant legislation on the...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 04:27 PM EDT

Vegans Wary of BK's Impossible Whopper Cooking Process

Vegans Wary of BK's Impossible Whopper Cooking Process

Vegans and vegetarians have cheered as more and more restaurants, from Subway to White Castle, add plant-based protein options from Beyond Meat and its rival Impossible Foods. But as Burger King launches its...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 11:16 AM EDT

Pizza Hut Is Closing Hundreds of Its Dine-in Restaurants

Pizza Hut Is Closing Hundreds of Its Dine-in Restaurants

Birthday parties at Pizza Hut may soon be a thing of the past. One of America's biggest pizza chains is planning to close hundreds of its dine-in restaurants across the country as it shifts its focus to growing...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 09:57 PM EDT

Equinox, SoulCycle Face Backlash Over Chairman's Trump Event

Equinox, SoulCycle Face Backlash Over Chairman's Trump Event

Equinox and SoulCycle, two luxury fitness brands owned by private parent company The Related Cos., are seeking to distance themselves from a Trump fundraiser scheduled for this week at the home of their...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 06:37 PM EDT

Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu Bundle to Cost $12.99 Per Month

Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu Bundle to Cost $12.99 Per Month

Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger said that U.S. customers would be able to get Disney+, ESPN+ and...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 06:11 PM EDT

Why a US-China Deal That Once Looked Close Now Seems Far Off

Why a US-China Deal That Once Looked Close Now Seems Far Off

A deal seemed so close. As recently as May, the Trump administration and China seemed on the verge of resolving their dispute over Beijing's combative trade policies. Then it all collapsed. A cease-fire,...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 01:50 PM EDT

Subway Partners With Beyond Meat as Part of Its Comeback Bid

Subway Partners With Beyond Meat as Part of Its Comeback Bid

Subway is betting that a partnership with Beyond Meat can revive its struggling business. The sandwich chain is partnering with the maker of plant-based meat products, starting with a test of a Beyond Meatball...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 10:48 AM EDT

FedEx Is Ending Ground-Delivery Contract With Amazon

FedEx Is Ending Ground-Delivery Contract With Amazon

FedEx said Wednesday it will end its ground-delivery contract with Amazon and won’t renew it at the end of the month. “This change is consistent with our strategy to focus on the broader e-commerce market,...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 09:04 AM EDT

Walgreens to Shut 200 US Stores as Part of Cost-Cutting Plan

Walgreens to Shut 200 US Stores as Part of Cost-Cutting Plan

Pharmacy chain Walgreens plans to close 200 stores in the United States as it seeks to cut costs. The company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday the closings are part of its previously announced plan to...

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019 at 12:59 PM EDT

Walmart Faces Pressure to Stop Selling Guns After Shootings

Walmart Faces Pressure to Stop Selling Guns After Shootings

Despite mounting pressure calling on Walmart to stop selling firearms in the wake of recent mass shootings, two of which happened at their stores, the retail giant said it had no plans to change its gun sale...

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