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Consumer Safety Group Unveils Its 'Worst Toys' List

Consumer Safety Group Unveils Its 'Worst Toys' List

Nov 19
Fidget spinners, a plastic Wonder Woman battle sword and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among the toys topping a consumer safety group's annual list of worst toys for the holidays.

Envoy Says U.S. to Keep Fighting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Envoy Says U.S. to Keep Fighting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By Frank Jordans | Nov 18
The United States is still committed to reducing greenhouse gas even though the Trump administration still plans to pull out of the Paris accord fighting global warming, the top U.S. representative at international climate talks told other delegates.

Target Sees Highly Competitive Holiday on the Way

Target Sees Highly Competitive Holiday on the Way

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 18
A cautious outlook on the crucial holiday season overshadowed progress Target made in bringing more customers to its stores, pulling its shares down sharply.

Businesses Lure Seasonal Help With Chances for Other Jobs

Businesses Lure Seasonal Help With Chances for Other Jobs

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Nov 18
Some small businesses approach recruiting and managing with the goal of turning temporary workers into long-term ones, or helping them find other jobs.

Trump Administration Seeks to Delay Findings on Pesticides

Trump Administration Seeks to Delay Findings on Pesticides

By Michael Biesecker | Nov 18
President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a two-year delay of an upcoming deadline to determine whether a family of widely used pesticides is harmful to endangered species.

 Papa John's Apologizes for Criticizing NFL Anthem Protests

Papa John's Apologizes for Criticizing NFL Anthem Protests

Nov 17
Papa John's Pizza apologized Tuesday night for comments made by CEO John Schnatter blaming sluggish pizza sales on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.

Tourists Trickle Back to California Wine Country

Tourists Trickle Back to California Wine Country

Nov 17
California wine country is working to lure tourists back as it recovers from devastating wildfires that killed more than 40 people, destroyed nearly 9,000 buildings and shut down wine tourism, a key source of jobs and business.

Airlines Bump Fewer Passengers Off Oversold Flights

Airlines Bump Fewer Passengers Off Oversold Flights

Nov 17
Airlines are bumping fewer passengers off oversold planes after taking to heart the public anger over a man being violently dragged from his seat earlier this year.

Hate Groups Hate 'Happy Holidays' But Can't Agree on Which Stores Are Naughty

Hate Groups Hate 'Happy Holidays' But Can't Agree on Which Stores Are Naughty

Nov 16
With boycotts on everything from theme parks to salad dressing in effect due to corporate support of LGBTQ rights, finding a place to buy Christmas gifts has become increasingly difficult for the "love thy neighbor" (but not really) set.

U.S. Oil and Gas 'Resurgence' Expected as Global Demand Grows

U.S. Oil and Gas 'Resurgence' Expected as Global Demand Grows

Nov 16
Oil will continue growing as a source of energy for over two decades, with the U.S. set to become the undisputed leader in crude and gas production, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.

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