Author: Nami Dockery

Walmart Prepares For Online Shopping Season

(CNN) - Walmart is getting ready to go online its Black Friday plan. The retailer says it is hiring more than 20,000 seasonal workers. But these workers will not have positions in their stores. Walmart says they will be…

7-Eleven Working To Hire 20K Additional Workers

(CNN) - 7-Eleven is looking to hire 20,000 more employees this year. The world's largest convenience retail chain already hired more than 50,000. 7-Eleven has seen a demand in products and services since the pandemic started. It was classified…

FDA Considering Rules On Vaccine Timeline

(CNN) - President Trump has repeatedly said the COVID-19 vaccine could be ready by Election Day. But new authorizations by the U.S. Food and Drug administration could delay that. Sources familiar with the situation say the FDA is assessing…

Elon Musk Promises $25K Tesla Car

(CNN) - Elon Musk is promising a $25,000 Tesla electric car in about three years. The Tesla CEO says the company is reviewing improvements in battery designs and manufacturing capabilities that could result in huge price reductions. Musk also…

Pre-Orders Begin For Microsoft's Xbox Series X

(CNN) - Fans of Microsoft's Xbox have started pre-ordering the gaming console's next generation and they are already selling out. Xbox Series X and Series S will be released on November 10th. Shortly after retailers opened up pre-orders on…

COSTCO Bringing Back Wine Advent Calendars

(CNN) - It's nearly wine-o'clock. The wine advent calendar is returning to COSTCO this year. Each box comes with 24-half-bottles of wine, for a unique taste from December 1st, until Christmas. Flying Blue, which created the calendar says they…

CDC Sets New Guidance Discouraging Halloween Activities

(CNN) - This next bit of news is definitely no treat for anyone! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging people to stay away from most of the fun activities Connected to Halloween. They recommend: Mo trick-or-treating!…

Arctic Sea Ice Shrinks To 2nd Lowest Ever Recorded

(CNN) - "Another nail in the coffin!" That how a scientist reacted to learning that the Arctic Ocean is losing more of its ice cover. Researchers say the Arctic Sea ice has reached its minimum extent for the year.…

General Electric Phasing Out Use Of Coal Power

(CNN)  - One of the world's largest makers of coal-fired plants is getting out of the coal business. Struggling General Electric announced that it won't be building any new coal-fueled power plants. This move could potentially lead to asset…

Survey: 40% Would Give Up Their Dog Over Phone

(CNN) - A new survey shows 40% of pet owners would give up their dog for a month, rather than ditch their phone. An online SMS marketing platform called "Simple Texting" polled more than 1,000 smartphone users in the…