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Hobby Lobby Temporarily Closes All Stores

(CNN) - Arts and crafts giant Hobby Lobby has temporarily closed all of its stores nationwide until further notice amid the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, the company is furloughing nearly all of its store employees as well as…

Waffle House Closes 350+ Locations

Atlanta, GA (WSB) - Waffle House is closing more than 350 of its locations due to coronavirus. The 24-hour Georgia-based chain of diners is famous for disaster preparedness. So much so that emergency officials have incorporated Waffle House's ability…

Vatican Closes St. Peters Square To Tourists

(CNN) - The Vatican has closed Saint Peter's Square and Basilica over concerns about the coronavirus. The Vatican press office press said in a statement that the Vatican is coordinating with Italian authorities to combat the spread of the…

Overcrowded Border Patrol Facility Set To Close

(CNN) - A Border Patrol facility synonymous with overcrowding is getting facelift. The central processing center in McAllen, Texas is slated to close this spring for a construction project expected to last at least 14 months. Officials promise renovations…

GameStop To Close Up To 200 Stores

(CNN) - GameStop says it's game over. The retailer announced in a conference call Tuesday that it plans on closing 180 to 200 stores here in the U.S. and abroad. GameStop operates more than 5,700 stores in 14-countries. Executives…

Government Shutdown: Joshua Tree Campgrounds Close

(CNN) - The government shutdown has forced the closure of the campgrounds at Joshua Tree National Park in southern California due to health and safety concerns. The specific reason is pretty gross. Officials say vault toilets on the site…

Toys R Us to Close More than 180 Stores

(CNN) -There will soon be less Toys R Us stores in the U.S. The retailer, which declared bankruptcy in September, plans to shutter about 20% of its outlets. Lawyers for the company say shutting down stores is due to increased…

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…

Secretary of State Considers Closing U.S. Embassy in Havana

(CNN) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. is considering closing its embassy in Havana. He says mysterious acoustic attacks that have injured State Department employees in Cuba are prompting the review. President Trump has already imposed…