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Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphones are smarter and cheaper but don't come with a charger

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 08:44
Samsung's new Galaxy S21 lineup has an updated look and lower price tags, but customers will also notice two items missing from the box: headphones and a charger.

Huge step in the wrong direction: Unemployment claims soar

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 07:49
The American jobs crisis is escalating again. States have ratcheted up their virus-prevention measures to combat rising infection rates, and the job market has taken it on the chin.

Opinion: Prepare for a jobs boom in 2021

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 07:21
The US economy and labor market, still far from fully recovered, are now bracing for a terrible, virus-spreading winter. It is hard to feel optimistic, but help is on the way. A strong recovery in the second half of 2021 may lead the unemployment rate to return to its natural rate of about 4.2 to 4.5% in 2022.

Christopher & Banks is going out of business

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 07:11
Christopher & Banks is joining the long list of retailers filing for bankruptcy and disappearing from America's malls.

Strong winds and snow on tap for central US

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 06:54
A powerful storm that left over 700,000 customers across the Pacific Northwest without power and propelled several cities in the region to their wettest start to any year on record is gaining steam as it pushes eastward. Parts of at least a dozen states and nearly 30 million Americans are under a combination of wind and winter weather alerts.

Costco is shutting down all of its photo centers

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 06:02
Costco is closing its photo centers at all of its roughly 800 stores next month, ending a number of services that have a decidedly retro vibe.

Taco Bell's potatoes are coming back

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 06:00
Taco Bell knows you're upset about losing potatoes. It's sorry it hurt you. And it's bringing them back.

Researchers: 'Less lethal' weapons tied to serious injuries during George Floyd protests

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 05:54
Many people suffered "projectile injuries," "eye trauma" and other serious wounds from weapons police used on crowds during protests over the summer sparked by the death of George Floyd, researchers say.

Impeachment has forced Wall Street onto the sidelines

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 05:54
Stocks rallied to record highs as a mob descended on the US Capitol. But now that President Donald Trump has become the first American president in history to be impeached twice, investors are taking a moment to recalibrate.

States skeptical of Biden's Covid-19 vaccine plan

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 04:09
State officials are skeptical that President-elect Joe Biden can meet his goal of 100 million coronavirus shots in his first 100 days, with a week to go before his start date and a slew of unanswered questions still swirling around his plan.

Former Michigan governor faces charges for the Flint water crisis that killed 12 people

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 02:05
Twelve people died and more than 80 were sickened during the Flint water crisis, and now authorities are holding two Michigan officials responsible.

Feds warn extremists may be emboldened

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 22:46
Federal law enforcement officials are warning that domestic extremists are likely more emboldened to carry out attacks on President-elect Joe Biden's upcoming inauguration and throughout 2021 after seeing the success of last week's siege on the US Capitol.

Lawmakers express fears about Capitol safety

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 20:12
Members of Congress are starting to express fears about the vulnerable position last week's violent breach of the US Capitol put them in, as well as concerns they have about their security going forward and some controversial new security measures.

Andrew Yang announces candidacy for NY mayor

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 19:19
Andrew Yang announced his candidacy for New York City mayor on Wednesday, several weeks after he had filed paperwork to run for the office.

Hope Hicks no longer works at the White House

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 19:11
Hope Hicks' last day in the White House was Tuesday, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell CNN, a final departure planned before the January 6 riot at the US Capitol.

Bryan Monroe, longtime journalist and former editor, dies at 55

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 18:17
Bryan Monroe, a journalism professor and former editor who once headed the National Association of Black Journalists and helped guide the Biloxi Sun Herald to a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of Hurricane Katrina, has died. He was 55.