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CVS To Hire 15,000 Workers Ahead Of Flu Season

(CNN) - Tuesday is pharmacy technician day and if you're a licensed pharmacy tech looking for work; CVS health is hiring 10,000 ahead of flu season. The company needs help administering COVID-19 tests and flu shots. An expanded scope…

Twitter Removes Tweet From Trump Coronavirus Adviser

(CNN) - Twitter removed a tweet from president Trump's coronavirus adviser that undermined the importance of masks. Dr. Scott Atlas, of the White House coronavirus task force, wrote in a tweet Saturday "Masks work? No." Dr. Atlas then followed…

American Airlines To Return 737 Max To Service

(CNN) - American Airlines plans to return the 737 Max to service in December. On Sunday, American said it expects Boeing 737 planes will fly passengers by the end of the year;that is if the Federal Aviation Administration re-certifies…

Chicago U.S. Rattiest City For 6th Year

(CNN) - The second city is now a six-time holder of a title no city wants. Chicago has officially taken the title as America's "rattiest" city for the sixth year in a row. Pest control company Orkin ranks the…

6 Million Americans Missed Rent Or Mortgage Payments

(CNN0 - The COVID-19 pandemic has left many Americans struggling financially. And that means some won't be able to make their mortgage or rent payments. In fact in September more than 6 million Americans failed to make payments on…

AMC Offering Theater Rentals For $99

(CNN) - Here's a trend that might entice you back into movie theaters; rent your own personal screening room for $99.00. AMC theatres is letting customers rent out auditoriums for private screenings, a growing trend because of coronavirus. You're…

COVID: Positive Cases On Uss Theodore Roosevelt

(CNN) - The USS Theodore Roosevelt is again dealing with onboard coronavirus cases. A Naval Air Forces spokesman said a small number of sailors tested positive for COVID-19 during routine training at sea Thursday. Those sailors felt symptoms and…

Zoom Launches Pay Stream Option

(CNN) - Our next favorite Zoom call may be one you paid for! This week Zoom announced a new option for people who want to hold virtual events and charge for them. It's called OnZoom. The video chat platform…

Amazon Reports Record Prime Day Event

(CNN) - Amazon has a record-setting event. The Seattle-based technology company announced this week's Prime Day was its "two biggest days ever" for small and mid-sized businesses. The annual extravaganza usually was scheduled for July but it was pushed…

'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer' Figures Auction

(CNN) - Just in time for the holidays, film buffs have the chance to own the stars of one of the most iconic seasonal TV specials of all time. Two of the figures used for the animated 1964 stop…

898K File Unemployment Claims Last Week

(CNN) - Jobless claims have gone up yet again. According to the Department of Labor, Americans filed another 898,000 first-time jobless claims last week on a seasonally-adjusted basis. That's 53,000 more than the prior week. Weekly jobless claims peaked…

Starbucks To Link Executive Pay To Diversity Targets

(CNN) - Next year Starbucks will begin linking executive pay within its ranks to diversity targets. The coffee giant hopes that tying pay to inclusion initiatives will increase diversity within its ranks. Starbucks didn't give specifics on exactly how…

Fisher-Price Opens Virtual Toy Museum

(CNN) - Fisher-Price celebrates its 90-year legacy with a special surprise. The toy manufacturer is opening a digital experience that allows visitors to see classic products over the past nine-decades. Those include iconic items like Little People figures, Doctor…

United Airlines Reports Massive Losses

(CNN) - United Airlines reported it lost $2.4 billion in the third quarter. That's slightly better than what the carrier posted in the second quarter. United says it is ready to turn the page and prepare for a recovery.…

Self-Driving Car Subway Planned For Las Vegas Strip

(CNN0 - The work on a subway for self-driving cars in Las Vegas could expand; courtesy of businessman Elon Musk. Musk's company; the Boring Company is already building a underground tunnel loop in the city. Self-driving cars will use…

Survey: Snacking Has Increased During Pandemic

(CNN) - If you find yourself snacking more during this pandemic; you are apparently not the only one. On Wednesday CVS Pharmacy released the results of a survey the Harris Poll conducted for them back in July. It found…

Wells Fargo Fires Employees For Seeking Relief Funds

(CNN) - Wells Fargo bank has fired more than 100 employees who reportedly tried to swindle coronavirus relief money. The bank announced the move in an internal memo on Wednesday, which was obtained by CNN. It says the employees…

U.S. Tripled Deportation Of Unaccompanied Minors

(CNN) - Guatemala says the United States has in recent months tripled the number of unaccompanied minors who have been deported to the country in comparison to previous years. A source from Guatemala's migration agency told CNN the pandemic…

'Hamilton' Original Cast To Fundraise For Biden

(CNN) - The original cast of Hamilton is a big fan of another well-known politician; democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Which is why they're reuniting to put together a virtual fundraiser for the presidential hopeful. As part of the…

Small Gatherings Help Driving COVID Cases

(CNN) - The U.S. is seeing a resurgence of COVID-19 cases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says small household gatherings are helping to drive it. Health officials have warned the spike in cases probably will worsen…

Disney To Focus On Streaming Platforms

(CNN) - Disney makes a major overhaul. The entertainment conglomerate announces it plans to put more focus on Disney+. Disney investor Trip Miller says these changes will produce "higher quality content." Miller adds this move will allow Disney to…

U.S. Signs Accord For Peaceful Space Exploration

(CNN) - As the U.S. continues its exploration of deep space; it is committed to avoiding conflict up there. Seven nations including the U.S. signed the Artemis Accords on Tuesday. It's a set of principles to guide space exploration…

More Americans To Apply For Store Credit Cards

(CNN) - It looks like more Americans plan to do their holiday shopping with new store credit cards this year. CompareCards by LendingTree just released a study showing 44% of American consumers are somewhat likely to apply for store…

Study To Examine Using SpaceX To Ship Cargo

(CNN) - Companies like Amazon want to deliver your packages by drone, but one U.S. agency is aiming a lot higher. Space! U.S. Transportation Command wants to use private spaceships to move cargo around the world. The agency's commander…

Microsoft Allowing Some To Work From Home Permanently

(CNN) - Microsoft is planning to allow some employees to work from home permanently. The company announced new flexible guidelines; including work hours and work location. Once the pandemic is over, Microsoft says the standard will be working from…

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