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Customers stand in line at a Zara store on Black Friday in Paramus, N.J., on Friday.

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Doorbusters Busted: Shoppers Rethink Black Friday

Twitter announced Wednesday it will allow relatives to archive the accounts of deceased loved ones.

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A process tower flies through air after exploding at the TPC Group Petrochemical Plant, after an earlier massive explosion sparked a blaze at the plant in Port Neches, Texas, on Wednesday.

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The Sahm Rule With The Eponymous Economist

Commercial air travel currently accounts for just about 2.5% of global carbon emissions, but those emissions are rising fast.

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The Red Arrow Tap Room in Naperville, Ill., currently lists 44 craft beers or ciders on tap.

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99 Bottles Of Beer On The Touch Screen: The Spread Of Self-Serve Taps

A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft owned by Ryanair parked at Boeing’s Renton, Washington factory in October. All 737 Max planes remain officially “grounded” worldwide.

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737 Max Scandal Cuts Boeing’s Once Rock-Solid Image

One of the more popular features in the magazine is “Hidden Pictures,” the visual puzzle that challenges kids to find small pictures inside a larger scene.

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‘Highlights’ Magazine Sticks To Winning Formula Of Mixing Fun With Learning

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Niche Products In Our Grocery Stores

John Legere, CEO and president of T-Mobile USA, sports one of his distinctive magenta T-shirts. Its parent, Deutsche Telekom, is telling a small insurance company not to use the color.

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T-Mobile Has A Trademark On Magenta, Demands An Insurance Company Stop Using It

Jeff Anderson worked at the LEDVANCE lightbulb factory in St. Marys for more than 20 years. He is considering a career change to heavy equipment operator.

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Lighting Industry’s Future Dims As Efficient LED Bulbs Take Over

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Brokerage giant Charles Schwab said Monday it will acquire competitor TD Ameritrade in an all-stock transaction valued at $26 billion. A Schwab office in Oakland, Calif., is seen here.

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In a class-action lawsuit, McDonald’s workers in California accused the fast-food chain of failing to pay them overtime and other wages.

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A nonprofit student loan group alleges that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has abandoned its duty to police widespread mismanagement of a loan forgiveness program for public service workers.

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Consumer Protection Agency Is Failing Student Loan Borrowers, Lawsuit Says

Teri Smith is one of over 130,000 workers who shop for and deliver groceries for Instacart. Smith, 46, has worked for Instacart in Arlington, Texas, since August 2018.

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At The Mercy Of An App: Workers Feel The Instacart Squeeze

Transport for London says Uber is not “fit and proper” to run a private ride-hiring service in the U.K. capital. Uber has 21 days to lodge an appeal and can continue to operate during any appeals process.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., are proposing to forgive student debt for most Americans. They greet each other at a Democratic primary debate in July.

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Forgiving Student Debt Would Boost Economy, Economists Say

Keith Meehan is one of an estimated 1 million Americans who get health care coverage through a health care sharing ministry. After Meehan’s back surgery, Aliera and Trinity HealthShare declined to pay approximately $200,000 in medical bills, saying back pain was a preexisting condition.

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Regulators Allege Christian-Based Health Care Provider Broke State, Federal Rules

An employee walks past a power plant’s electricity pylons in Lagos, Nigeria. Power shortages are particularly a problem for Nigeria’s booming tech industry, which accounts for nearly 14% of the country’s GDP.

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