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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 12:06 PM PDT

Nike Cancels Puerto Rico-Homage Sneaker With Panama Design

Nike Cancels Puerto Rico-Homage Sneaker With Panama Design

Nike won't release a version of its Air Force 1 shoe meant to celebrate Puerto Rico, after an indigenous group in Panama objected to one of its traditional designs being used on the sneaker. The company said in...

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 05:22 AM PDT

Soaring Gasoline Prices Peak Just in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

Soaring Gasoline Prices Peak Just in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

The biggest U.S. gasoline price surge in years is running out of steam just in time for the start of the summer driving season. Heading into Memorial Day, the national average gasoline price is coming off the...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 08:42 PM PDT

FAA Chief Upbeat About Prospects for Boeing 737 Max's Return

FAA Chief Upbeat About Prospects for Boeing 737 Max's Return

After an all-day meeting with global aviation regulators, the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration sounded more upbeat than ever about prospects for clearing the troubled Boeing 737 Max to fly again....

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 01:56 PM PDT

Company Backed by Elon Musk Gets Contract for Self-Driving Transit System

Company Backed by Elon Musk Gets Contract for Self-Driving Transit System

A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been awarded a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:51 AM PDT

Castro, Democrat Candidates Show Support for Striking McDonald's Workers

Castro, Democrat Candidates Show Support for Striking McDonald's Workers

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and secure other protectio...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 03:56 PM PDT

Facebook: Fake Account Removal Doubles in 6 Months to 3B

Facebook: Fake Account Removal Doubles in 6 Months to 3B

Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What Facebook's new report Thursday doesn't say, though, is how many it also missed.

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:11 PM PDT

62,000 Pounds of Raw Beef Recalled Before Memorial Day

62,000 Pounds of Raw Beef Recalled Before Memorial Day

Better check your raw meat before firing up the grill for Memorial Day. Illinois-based Aurora Packing Company is recalling 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that were shipped out for further distribution and...

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 01:05 AM PDT

Tesla Shares Bounce on Leaked Memo About Rising Sales

Tesla Shares Bounce on Leaked Memo About Rising Sales

Shares of Tesla, suffering one of the worst stretches in company history, rebounded Thursday after CEO Elon Musk told employees that orders are up. The gyrations Thursday were indicators of a volatile day...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 04:04 PM PDT

Amazon Rejects Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals

Amazon Rejects Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals

Despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees, Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 07:15 AM PDT

Retail Executives Speak Out Against Tariffs Amid Trade War

Retail Executives Speak Out Against Tariffs Amid Trade War

Kohl’s, J.C. Penney and Home Depot executives were united in their messaging against additional taxes on imports from China, as they spoke with analysts during post-earnings conference calls Tuesday. Kohl’s,...

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