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19-year-old sues Juul, Philip Morris alleging illegal marketing to young people

(CHICAGO) -- An Illinois teenager is suing e-cigarette maker Juul and tobacco giant Philip Morris claiming the companies use illegal and deceptive marketing to prey on young people.The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Illinois on Monday, is based on the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly known as…... Read More

Trump White House insists economy is strong but weighing tax cuts amid recession fears

(WASHINGTON) -- Even as President Donald Trump insists the U.S. economy is “the best in the world,” he is also weighing pursuing another round of tax cuts amid concerns about a possible looming recession."He's looking at at tax cuts again, we think that spurs on the economic expansion," White House…... Read More

125-year-old dime sells for $1.32 million

(CHICAGO) -- A dime doesn’t buy much these days, but this rare dime that recently sold at auction cost a pretty penny.The 1894-S Barber dime is considered among the rarest and most coveted coins in the country -- only nine are known to exist -- according to auction house Stack’s…... Read More

How this woman paid off more than $222K in student loan debt

(NEW YORK) -- A 35-year-old who paid off more than $222,000 in debt accumulated through student loans shared how she pulled it off in a celebration video that has since gone viral.Caitlin Boston donned a purple spandex bodysuit and a Korean wedding crown and danced to Lizzo's "Good As Hell"…... Read More

Chicken fight: Popeyes, Chick-fil-A and more face off in latest viral Twitter feud

(NEW YORK) -- It's the fast-food food face-off we've all been waiting for, and people are watching to see which chicken sandwich will reign supreme. In one corner, we have chicken sandwich veteran Chick-fil-A, whose longtime slogan boasts, "We didn't invent the chicken, just the chicken sandwich."In the other corner…... Read More

Target to roll out new food and beverage brand next month

(MINNEAPOLIS) -- In an effort to further make its stores a one-stop shop for customers, Target announced on Monday it is launching a new food and beverage brand next month.The brand, called Good & Gather, is the retailer's largest owned brand launch and is expected to roll out in stores…... Read More

President Trump dismisses fears of US economic recession

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and his top advisers on Monday continued to dismiss talk that the the U.S. economy is showing signs it could be headed for a recession amid his trade war with China.After telling reporters Sunday “We have the strongest economy, by far, in the world,” the…... Read More

One-third of economists predict US recession in 2021

(NEW YORK) -- Among 226 economists surveyed by the National Association for Business Economics, 34% said a recession would hit the U.S. in 2021, an increase from 25% who believed so in February.The new survey, released Monday by the Washington-based organization, also revealed that fewer economists expected a recession to…... Read More

'All the single ladies': Money tips for the unmarried

(NEW YORK) -- Daniele Schreir has a full-time job and a side hustle as a blogger, but still her biggest anxiety is money, which she attributes to being single."As a single woman, especially at my age, I not only think of finances often but I worry about them often as…... Read More

UPS joins race for future of delivery services by investing in self-driving trucks

(NEW YORK) -- The self-driving tractor-trailer of the future is one step closer, with UPS in tow.UPS announced an investment in TuSimple, an autonomous truck startup, on Thursday in an effort to cut costs and time in the ever-increasing race for more-efficient ground deliveries. UPS has already contracted TuSimple to…... Read More

Tyson Foods recalls 39,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties possibly contaminated with 'foreign matter'

(NEW YORK) -- Tyson Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of frozen chicken patties over concerns the products were possibly contaminated with "extraneous materials," according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The impacted products were distributed in Missouri, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas…... Read More