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Boy, 8, collects more than 1,000 toys for children of Puerto Rico

(NEW YORK) -- This Christmas has been the season of giving, not getting, for an 8-year-old boy in New Jersey whose home has become a bit like Santa's workshop.

On Dec. 3, Jayden Perez, a third-grader in Woodland Park, New Jersey, held a toy dr... Read More

Lego wins copyright case against two Chinese companies

(NEW YORK) -- Lego has won its first copyright case in China, according to the company.

The Danish toymaker said the case was against two Chinese companies that manufactured products imitating Legos. This is the first time the Lego Group has f... Read More

Snow day cancels Six Flags' 'World Record' breaking snow fight

(JACKSON, N.J.) -- A Saturday showdown in New Jersey touted as the world’s largest snowball fight was abandoned after a Nor’easter dumped around 6-inches... Read More

Spotify, Tencent to buy minority stakes in each other

(NEW YORK) -- The world's largest music streaming service and one of the most popular social platforms in China are investing in each other.

Spotify and China's Tencent Music Entertainment (TME) are expected to buy minority stakes in one a... Read More

Financial tips for upgrading a family vehicle as more families drive this holiday season

(NEW YORK) -- A recent study found that Americans spend more time in their vehicles once school starts for their children and will continue to do so in the midst of the holiday season.

A 2017 Read More

Facial recognition to become more accurate, companies will leverage machine learning to improve their products according to one expert

(NEW YORK) -- Companies are improving facial recognition technology and using machine learning to increase efficiency and make their products more user-friendly for consumers, according to Ca... Read More

Famed Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine calls sex abuse allegations 'unfounded'

(NEW YORK) -- Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine responded Thursday for the first time since it was announced Sunday the New York City institution had suspended Levine as it investigates what it says are "multiple allegations of sexual miscond... Read More

Starbucks unveils 'Christmas Tree Frappuccino'

(NEW YORK) -- For a limited time, Starbucks is offering a holiday-themed Christmas Tree Frappuccino.

The coffee chain describes the drink as being "mocha and peppermint...blended with milk and ice, topped with a festive tree made of matcha... Read More

Wall Street rebounds with positive day

(NEW YORK) -- After a few days of losses, Wall Street bounced back on Thursday as all three major indices finished in positive territory.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 70.57, closing at 23,211.48.

The Nasdaq climbed ha... Read More

GE Power announces plan to cut approximately 12,000 jobs

(BOSTON) -- General Electric Power announced plans to cut approximately 12,000 jobs on Thursday, citing lower demands for coal and fossil fuel.

In a press release, GE said the layoffs would affect both professional and production employees... Read More

Writers for Hallmark share inspirations behind some of their Christmas cards

(LEAVENWORTH, Kansas) -- Christmas is just a few weeks away, but for two tiny towns in Kansas, workers have been preparing for the holiday like busy Santa elves all year.

At the two Hallmark plants in Leavenworth and Lawrence, 1,100 worke... Read More

Mixed day on Wall Street despite encouraging news ahead of November jobs report

(NEW YORK) -- Stocks lost steam following a mid-session rally as Wall Street got encouraging news ahead of the government jobs report this Friday.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell again, dropping 39.73 to a close of 23,140.91.
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Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to change legal name to Walmart to reflect growth of online shopping

(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- As part of a change designed to reflect its growing status as an multi-channel retailer, Walmart announced plans to change the company's legal name from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to Walmart Inc. as of February 2018.

"Our... Read More

Survey says some employees still 'Scrooge-y' when it comes to holiday vacation

(NEW YORK) -- Looking forward to taking some time off for the holidays?  

Yeah, neither are a lot of people.  

A new survey from the staffing firm Robert Half reports that American workers aren't taking it too easy, even as th... Read More