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  • November retail sales climb on strong buying of autos, electronics

    November retail sales climb on strong buying of autos, electronics
    Retail sales rose more than expected in November as purchases of cars surged and early holiday-season shoppers took advantage of Black Friday deals to load up on electronics and other goods Clothing sales, however, suffered. The Department of...
  • The Kardashian Christmas Spirit

    The Kardashian Christmas Spirit
    Not every family can make news just by sending out a Christmas card, but, then, not every family is the Kardashians. The E! network’s reality show glam-fam has stirred up quite a buzz with the image on their 2013 holiday card. It’s the...
  • Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones

    Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones
    Amazon.com made headlines this week with the announcement of Amazon Prime Air, but it isn't the only company that's testing delivery drones. Reports this week say UPS and Google are two other companies that are also testing delivery drones for their...
  • November retail sales weak despite all-out Black Friday efforts

    November retail sales weak despite all-out Black Friday efforts
    Retailers pulled no punches in November, slashing prices, opening during the Thanksgiving holiday, blitzing online shoppers with deals well before Black Friday and offering perks such as price-matching and free shipping. But all their efforts couldn&...
  • Economic recovery outlook improves after government shutdown

     Economic recovery outlook improves after government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The nation's economic recovery, seemingly stuck in another pothole after the 16-day federal government shutdown, now looks to be back on track again — and accelerating into the new year. Recent data, especially this week, have...
  • 'Jeopardy' wades into 'GIF' pronunciation battle

    'Jeopardy' wades into 'GIF' pronunciation battle
    We've now heard it from Mr. Hooked on Phonics himself. "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek has stoked the flames of the undying Internet debate over how to correctly pronounce "GIF."  According to Trebek, GIF, an acronym for a popular image format (some...
  • Charities reap Giving Tuesday rewards

    Charities reap Giving Tuesday rewards
    Giving Tuesday pulled in significantly more than last year, with some charities saying they raised more in online donations than in any previous 24-hour period. The General Board of Global Ministries for the United Methodist Church, for example, said it...
  • Fed's 'beige book' reports modest to moderate economic growth

    Fed's 'beige book' reports modest to moderate economic growth
    Regional economies throughout the country got a boost from manufacturing and the housing recovery this fall, but overall the nation's economic growth was modest to moderate.  Manufacturing, which expanded in most regions of the country, was led by gains...
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Cyber Monday 2013 was huge

    INFOGRAPHIC: Cyber Monday 2013 was huge
    Cyber Monday 2013 broke records. It was the biggest online spending day ever. Cyber Monday left Black Friday in the dust. Take that, lackluster shopping weekend! Retailers' performance, indeed, was blah overall during the four-day holiday shopping...
  • USDA announces new plan to combat salmonella

    USDA announces new plan to combat salmonella
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled a new plan Wednesday to reduce the number of salmonella outbreaks linked to meat and poultry. The effort comes weeks after Foster Farms chicken was found to have sickened at least 389 people nationwide with...
  • Top CEOs more optimistic on economy, expect to spend and hire more

    Top CEOs more optimistic on economy, expect to spend and hire more
    WASHINGTON -- Chief executives of some of the nation's largest companies are more optimistic about the economy than they were three months ago and expect to increase spending and hiring over the next half-year, according to survey results released...