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Google Antitrust Investigation Meeting

(CNN) - Multiple levels of U.S. governments are teaming up to investigate Google. Dozens of states are looking into the tech giant; for potential violations of antitrust laws. Now, the attorneys general might be getting help from the U.S.…

Papyrus Store Closing

(CNN) - A mall staple is going out of business. Papyrus, best known for selling stationery and upscale greeting cards is folding. Schurman fine paper, which owns the brand, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday. It's closing all…

U.S. Added 145,000 Jobs In December

(CNN) - The economy added 145,000 new jobs last month. That's 100,000 fewer than in November and about 40,000 less than the average over the past three months. It was enough to keep unemployment at three-point-five percent, though which…

Nestle Selling U.S. Ice Cream Business For $4 Billion

(CNN) - Ice cream lovers, some of your favorite brands could be changing hands. Nestle, a Swiss food company is selling its U.S. ice cream business for a projected $4 billion. The company owns Haagen Dazs, Dreyer's and Drumstick…

Fewer Christmas Trees Growing In The U.S.

(CNN) - More people are buying Christmas trees, but there are fewer to go around. According to the National Christmas Tree Association, two major tree-producing states, North Carolina and Oregon, have fewer trees to offer this year than in…

CDC: U.S. Births Decline For 4Th Year In A Row

(CNN) - Americans are having fewer babies. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of births dropped by two percent last year. That's the fourth consecutive year of decline. The fertility rate in the U.S. also…

Americans Will Use More Solar, Wind Power In 2021

(CNN) - U.S. electricity from renewable sources will soon surpass coal. Coal has been the cornerstone of the power industry for decades but its usage continues to decline due in part to the rise of cheap natural gas. The…

U.S. Added 128,000 Jobs In October

(CNN) - The October jobs report is out and investors are breathing a sigh of relief because it's better than expected. U.S. employers added 128,000 jobs last month. That's according to the Labor Department. The unemployment rate rose slightly…

Trump Admin Suspends U.S. Flights To 9 Cuba Locations

(CNN) - The Trump administration is suspending most flights into Cuba. The Department of Transportation issued a notice Friday suspending U.S. commercial flights from flying into nine destinations on the island nation. The changes go into effect on December…

CBO: U.S. Deficit Just Under $1 Trillion In Fiscal 2019

(CNN) - The U.S. government deficit is nearly $1 trillion. That's 200 billion more than last year. The new numbers were released by the Congressional budget office on Tuesday. The report shows the 2019 fiscal budget deficit has widened…