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Retail Sales Decline For 3rd Month

(CNN) - Retail sales in the U.S. sank again last month; marking the third straight month without any growth. The Commerce Department announced the news Friday. Retail sales fell 0.7% in December from the month prior. The bad news…

Online Filing For 2021 Tax Season Is Now Open

(CNN) - If you want to get a jump on your taxes, you now can. The Internal Revenue Service's free file is open. The government agency works with private companies to help Americans prepare and file their taxes. The…

Feds Execute Killer Of 7 People

(CNN) - The federal government has executed a convicted serial killer. Corey Johnson was executed Thursday night. He was convicted of killing seven people in 1992 as a part of the drug trade in Virginia. Johnson argued the court…

Overdose Deaths Jump During Pandemic

(CNN) - The coronavirus pandemic is driving up the number of deaths from opioid overdoses, according to federal health officials Thursday. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates as many as 90,000 Americans died from drug overdoses…

965,000 In U.S. Filed For Jobless Benefits Last Week

(CNN) - The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits is going in the wrong direction. According to the latest Labor Department report out Thursday; another 965,000 people filed for unemployment benefits for the first-time last week, on…

Pope Francis Gets First Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

(CNN) - The Vatican confirmed on Thursday that Pope Francis has received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. However, the statement released by spokesman Matteo Bruni doesn't say when the Pope was inoculated. It adds that Pope Emeritus…

COSTCO Closing In-Store Photo Centers

(CNN) - Starting next month, COSTO customers will no longer be able to get some in-store photo services. The retailer says it will close the photo departments in all of its stores on February 14th. That means, services like…

FAA Cracking Down On Unruly Passengers

(CNN) - Federal authorities are tired of the friendly skies being unfriendly for flight crew members. They are stepping up their effort against unruly passengers. The Federal Aviation Administration plans to launch what it calls a “Special Emphasis Enforcement…

Biden No Longer Taking Amtrak To Inauguration

(CNN) - President-elect Joe Biden will no longer be taking an Amtrak train to next week's inaugural ceremony. Biden had planned on taking the 90-minute train ride from Wilmington, Delaware to Washington. But two officials familiar with the planning…

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