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Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 08:10 PM CDT

Johnson & Johnson, Risperdal Maker Hit With $8B Verdict

Johnson & Johnson, Risperdal Maker Hit With $8B Verdict

A Philadelphia jury on Tuesday awarded $8 billion in punitive damages against Johnson & Johnson and one if its subsidiaries over a drug the companies made that the plaintiff's attorneys say is linked to the...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:04 AM CDT

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

Facebook to Settle Advertiser Lawsuit for $40 Million

Facebook has agreed to pay $40 million to advertisers who said it inflated the amount of time its users watched videos. The San Jose Mercury News says the California-based social media giant denied any...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 10:19 AM CDT

American Airlines Closing Reno Reservation Call Center

American Airlines Closing Reno Reservation Call Center

American Airlines plans to close a reservation call center in Reno that employs about 100 workers.

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 10:54 AM CDT

Target Is Going to Power Toys R Us’ New Website

Target Is Going to Power Toys R Us’ New Website

You’ll be able to shop at Toys R Us online again — thanks to a little help from Target. Target announced on Tuesday that it’s partnering with the parent company of the Toys R Us brand, TRU Kids, to help it...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 at 03:47 AM CDT

Company Making Costco Pajamas Flagged for Forced Labor

Company Making Costco Pajamas Flagged for Forced Labor

The Trump Administration is blocking shipments from a Chinese company making baby pajamas sold at Costco warehouses, after the foreign manufacturer was accused of forcing ethnic minorities locked in an...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 07:58 PM CDT

Southwest Pilots' Union Sues Boeing Over Grounding of Plane

Southwest Pilots' Union Sues Boeing Over Grounding of Plane

The union representing Southwest Airlines pilots is suing Boeing, saying its pilots are losing money because the company rushed an unsafe plane into service only to have the 737 Max grounded after two deadly...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 02:03 PM CDT

Goodbye, iTunes: Once-Revolutionary App Gone in Mac Update

Goodbye, iTunes: Once-Revolutionary App Gone in Mac Update

It's time to bid farewell to iTunes, the once-revolutionary program that made online music sales mainstream and effectively blunted the impact of piracy. That assumes, of course, that you still use iTunes — and...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 11:30 AM CDT

First Lady Calls For End of E-Cigarette Marketing To Youth

First Lady Calls For End of E-Cigarette Marketing To Youth

Melania Trump is calling on companies to stop marketing e-cigarettes to children, saying they're addictive and dangerous. The first lady - who has a 13-year-old son, Barron - says teenagers and young adults...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 05:27 PM CDT

'Laughed Out of Interviews': Trans Workers Discuss Job Discrimination

'Laughed Out of Interviews': Trans Workers Discuss Job Discrimination

Aveda Adara, a 41-year-old transgender woman, said the mistreatment she faced due to her gender identity led her to quit her job at a major health care company just outside Houston, Texas. “I was constantly...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 08:09 PM CDT

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

US Researchers on Front Line of Battle Against Chinese Theft

As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern university. In an email to the associate vice...

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