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Trump Admin Asks SCOTUS to Hear DACA

(CNN) - The Department of Justice says it is appealing the recent federal court decision blocking president Trump's end to DACA. That's the Obama-era program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. In addition to filing the appeal…

Olympian Simone Biles Alleges Sexual Abuse

(CNN) - Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar also abused her. She joins 140 women accusing Nassar of abusing them while he worked for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University. Biles came forward on…

Bernice King Denounces Trump in M.L.K. Day Speech

President Trump and his reported comments about African nations were denounced at the annual Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior Commemorative Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta today. Doctor King's daughter Bernice King told congregates that their voices were needed…

New Year Debt Management Solutions

If you've made a resolution to pay down credit card debt this year, there's a fairly new and effective way to do it and it comes from, not surprisingly, the credit card industry.   A just-released Federal Reserve report shows…

CVS Bans Photo Manipulation in Store Beauty Brands

(CNN) - CVS is taking photoshopping out of the picture in its beauty products ads. The pharmacy chain says it wants to eliminate any images that have been materially altered with touch-ups. That includes changing the models' size, skin, wrinkles…

Hawaii False Alert: Worker Who Pushed Button Reassigned

(CNN) - The officer responsible for Hawaii's false ballistic missile warning has been reassigned to a different post. The alert sent Hawaii residents and tourists in a panic Saturday. It was followed by a clarification more than a half-hour later…

Wells Fargo Plans to Close 800 Branches By 2020

(CNN) - A Wells Fargo bank near you may be closing soon. The company announced plans Friday to shutter 800 of its branches by 2020. It says because Americans are relying more on mobile and online banking. Some analysts believe…

Minnie Mouse to Get Walk of Fame Star

(CNN) - Minnie Mouse is finally getting her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Mickey got his in 1978. Disney CEO Bob Iger and pop star Katy Perry will be there for the star unveiling on Monday, January 22nd.…

Google to Do Away With Chrome's Parental Controls

(CNN) - Google Chrome's parental control program is being phased out starting Friday. Google says new internet supervision features are in the works to be released later this year. But in the meantime, the company is offering a replacement option.…

Fiat Chrysler to Move Ram Production to Michigan

(CNN) - Fiat Chrysler is moving some of its production to the U.S. It's the company's way of celebrating tax reform. Fiat Chrysler automobiles announced Wednesday that its ram heavy-duty truck will be made in Michigan starting in 2020. The…

GM Debuts Self-Driving Car Without Steering Wheel

(CNN) - General Motors is launching a self-driving car without any manual controls. The car doesn't have a steering wheel or gas and brake pedals. GM's self-driving division, cruise automation, unveiled it on Friday. The company said passengers can get…

New Guidelines on Medicaid Work Requirements

(CNN) - Some states could soon require medicaid recipients to work or risk losing their coverage. Medicaid officials released guidance Thursday outlining how states can mandate employment for certain enrollees. Ten states so far have submitted waivers that would allow…

Walmart Raising Wages, Giving Bonus,Expanding Leave

(CNN) - Walmart is upping its game! It says the new Republican tax law is the reason why. The retail giant says the new minimum wage, which rolls out next month, is $11.00 an hour. In addition, workers will get…

Diet Coke Launches New Look and 4 New Flavors

(CNN) - Diet Coke is getting quite the makeover. Coca-Cola says its diet brand is getting new packaging, which includes slimmer cans. And as you can see, four new flavors are joining the Diet Coke family. They are ginger lime,…

YouTube Punishes Logan Paul for 'Suicide Forest' Video

(CNN) - YouTube is revealing the punishment popular creator Logan Paul is facing he posted footage of a dead body hanging from a tree in Japan. On Wednesday, YouTube said Paul's content will be removed from a premium Google ad…

Consumer Watch: Start Filing Taxes

(CNN) - It's hard to believe it's almost the IRS' favorite time of the year. Tax time. It's time to start preparing those W-2's. The IRS will start accepting 2017 federal income tax returns on Monday, January 29th. But if…

ICE Raids Nearly 100 7-Eleven Stores

(CNN) -Immigration enforcement officers are targeting 7-Eleven stores. Agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement descended on nearly 100 7-Eleven franchise stores across the country on Wednesday cracking down on employers who hire undocumented immigrants. "ICE" says they began audits…

EPA Inspector Gen Investigating Hiring Practices

(CNN) - The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general's office is launching an investigation into its hiring practices. The office sent a memo Tuesday saying investigators will look into dozens of "administratively determined" positions filled through the safe drinking water act.…

Hulu Grows to 17 Million Subscribers

(CNN) - Hulu's number of subscribers is skyrocketing. The streaming service announced Tuesday it has grown to more than 17-million subscribers. That's a 40% increase in less than two years. Hulu also said 54-million people use the service. Golden Globe…

Ford Launches Self-driving Delivery Cars for Dominos

The future of pizza delivery is here. Ford and Domino's pizza unveiled a specially-equipped Ford Fusion at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It comes with self-driving technology and an oven. Basically, the car has become a pizza ATM…

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Richest Person of All Time

(CNN) - It's well-known that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is working on a venture to take tourists into space, but his wealth is already out of this world. He's now the richest person in history; dethroning former record-holder Bill Gates.…

Target Reports Positive Holiday Season

(CNN) - Holiday sales for retail giant Target were well, right on target. The company reports that overall sales were up 3.4% in November and December. The holiday boom prompted Target to increase its earnings forecast, not just for the…

Google Sued for Alleged White Men Bias

(CNN) - Two former Google software engineers are suing the tech giant, alleging it discriminates against white people, conservatives and men. One of those suing Google is James Damore. He's the senior software engineer fired by Google last summer after…

Bannon to exit Breitbart News Network after break with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump. Breitbart announced Tuesday that Bannon would step down as executive chairman of the…

Study: Child Mortality Rates Worse in U.S.

(CNN) - The United States has the worst child mortality rate overall, when compared to 19-other wealthy nations. That's according to a study published in the Journal Health Affairs on Monday. The study examined child mortality rates between 1961 and…

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