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Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 02:47 PM EDT

Business Executives Charged in College Admissions Scam

Business Executives Charged in College Admissions Scam

Manuel Henriquez has resigned as CEO of Hercules Capital and TPG executive William McGlashan has been placed on indefinite leave at the private equity firm after they were accused in a scam to help their...

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2019 at 01:11 PM EDT

Disney World Raises Prices Over Summer, Holidays

Disney World Raises Prices Over Summer, Holidays

Walt Disney World is raising its prices again -- in some cases. Historically-busy periods like Christmas, summer and spring break will be more expensive going forward. The date-based pricing was announced...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 04:16 PM EDT

Google Paid Former Exec $35 Million After Harassment Claim

Google Paid Former Exec $35 Million After Harassment Claim

Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal $35 million in an exit package when he was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation, according to court documents released Monday. Detai...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 12:34 PM EDT

Elizabeth Warren: Facebook Proved Her Point by Removing Ads

Elizabeth Warren: Facebook Proved Her Point by Removing Ads

Facebook removed some of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign ads calling for breaking up the social media giant but later reinstated them after Politico reported on the takedown. Warren’s ad was...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 11:56 AM EDT

Starbucks Brings the Next Big Dairy-Free Milk to Some Cafes

 Starbucks Brings the Next Big Dairy-Free Milk to Some Cafes

The oat milk trend doesn’t look like it is dying anytime soon. Coffee giant Starbucks will start offering the dairy-free substitute Tuesday at five locations, another sign that oat milk could be here to...

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 at 10:07 AM EDT

Fox News' Tucker Carlson and Jeanine Pirro Stand by Comments

Fox News' Tucker Carlson and Jeanine Pirro Stand by Comments

Fox News has distanced itself from critical remarks about Islam by one of its commentators and has received calls to fire one of its primetime hosts for comments that were criticized as misogynistic, adding...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 04:36 PM EDT

History Shows Female CEOs Can Produce Huge Returns

History Shows Female CEOs Can Produce Huge Returns

Female CEOs may be few and far between, making up less than 5 percent of CEOs in the S&P 500, but history shows they’ve been able to generate big returns for investors. Of the 24 female CEOs in the S&P 500, 13...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 11:42 AM EDT

Trump Says He Called Apple’s CEO ‘Tim Apple’ to Save Time

Trump Says He Called Apple’s CEO ‘Tim Apple’ to Save Time

President Donald Trump was not amused with the jokes about his slip-up when he called Apple’s CEO Tim Cook “Tim Apple.” “I quickly referred to Tim + Apple as Tim/Apple as an easy way to save time & words,”...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 10:59 AM EDT

Monday Is Last Day to Use Payless Gift Cards, Store Credit

Monday Is Last Day to Use Payless Gift Cards, Store Credit

Monday is the last day customers can use their Payless ShoeSource gift card and merchandise credit. The Topeka, Kansas-based retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Feb. 18, will begin to...

Monday, Mar 11, 2019 at 11:34 AM EDT

Tesla Walks Back Its Plan to Close Most Showrooms

Tesla Walks Back Its Plan to Close Most Showrooms

Tesla is walking back its plan to close most retail stores worldwide in a move the company says will force it to raise prices on most of its electric vehicles. The company still will move to online-only sales...

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