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Super Bowl 2020: How to pick the right TV and get the best deal

(NEW YORK) -- With the Super Bowl just around the corner, it turns out the big game day is one of the best times -- next to Black Friday -- to get a deal on big screen TVs.While Black Friday offers rock-bottom doorbuster prices on all sets, including off-brand models…... Read More

FDA warns makers of Purell to stop advertising that it can prevent Ebola, the flu and more

(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to the makers of Purell hand sanitizer, telling the company to stop marketing the product as effective in preventing Ebola, the flu and more.The advisory comes as the global spread of the new coronavirus outbreak is fueling worldwide…... Read More

Couple retires at 32 using the FIRE method. Here's how they did it

(NEW YORK) -- As early as Jillian Johnsrud could remember, putting her money into a savings was something she knew she had to do to gain financial freedom.Growing up under challenging circumstances, Johnsrud started saving to have options and to do the things she wanted to.“It didn’t feel like we…... Read More

357 Amazon employees take public stand on climate change despite past threats

(SEATTLE) -- Hundreds of Amazon employees are taking a stand against what they say is the e-commerce giant's "insufficient action on the climate crisis," in spite of claims that their jobs were threatened for speaking out in the past about the issue.On Sunday, 357 tech workers at the Seattle-based company…... Read More

Dow Jones sinks more than 400 points amid coronavirus uncertainty

(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 400 points as trading began on Monday, as uncertainty over the spread of the coronavirus has rattled global markets.The S&P 500 and Nasdaq also took a tumble Monday morning, after authorities over the weekend announced a fifth case…... Read More

Uber bringing fleet of self-driving cars to Washington, DC

(WASHINGTON) -- Uber is bringing a fleet of self-driving cars to the nation's capital to begin mapping out prospective routes -- aided by human drivers at first -- starting on Friday.The new self-driving cars that are expected to hit the roads in Washington, D.C., will have the initial goal of…... Read More

Tesla overtakes Volkswagen for No. 2 spot among world's most valuable carmakers

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. electric car company Tesla has topped Germany's Volkswagen to become the second most valuable automaker in the world.The electric car maker's market value surpassed the $100 billion mark this week, overtaking Volkswagen's approximate $99 billion. Both car companies still trail far behind the value of…... Read More

Greta Thunberg joins climate strike on last day in Davos

(DAVOS, Switzerland) -- Greta Thunberg joined fellow activists in a climate strike Friday, capping off her time in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, where she continued her push for climate change action.Earlier that day, Thunberg once again called out world and business leaders for their inaction on the…... Read More

Gas-guzzling Hummer could make its comeback as an all-electric truck

(NEW YORK) -- General Motors' hulking, ostentatious, gas-guzzling Hummer SUV was once the scourge of environmentalists. Now the military-style ute may have its ultimate revenge: a second chance as an all-electric pickup truck. That's right. GM, which discontinued the Hummer brand in 2010 as gasoline prices were skyrocketing and the…... Read More

Steve Mnuchin tells Greta Thunberg to study economics before discussing fossil fuel divestment

(DAVOS, Switzerland) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said teen climate activist Greta Thunberg can talk about divesting from fossil fuels "after she goes and studies economics." Mnuchin made the comments to reporters Thursday in Davos, Switzerland, where world and business leaders are gathering for the annual World Economic Forum…... Read More

Cashless stores and restaurants banned in New York City

(NEW YORK) -- Cash will remain king in Big Apple stores and restaurants.The New York City Council will vote Thursday to prohibit businesses from only accepting credit card, debit or digital payments. There were concerns from elected officials that such stores and eateries discriminated against poorer customers who don't have…... Read More