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Here Comes Santa Claus - with Face Masks and Plexiglass

Here Comes Santa Claus - with Face Masks and Plexiglass

BUSINESS | By Joseph Pisani | Nov 16, 2020

Despite the pandemic — and the fact that Santa's age and weight put him at high risk for severe illness from the coronavirus — mall owners are going ahead with plans to bring him back this year.

Biden Advisers to Meet Vaccine Firms as Trump Stalls Handoff

Biden Advisers to Meet Vaccine Firms as Trump Stalls Handoff

BUSINESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Will Weissert | Nov 15, 2020

Joe Biden's scientific advisers will meet with vaccine makers in coming days as the presidential transition remains stalled because of President Donald Trump's refusal to acknowledge that he lost the election.

Andrew Christian Called on Ad Pic of Model of Color Wearing 'Slave Harness'

Andrew Christian Called on Ad Pic of Model of Color Wearing 'Slave Harness'

BUSINESS | Nov 15, 2020

Andrew Christian pulled a promotional photo for its "slave harness" after it was reported it was worn a model of color in a website ad.

Watch: Be Kind... and Buy My Gift Box, Hucks Ellen DeGeneres

Watch: Be Kind... and Buy My Gift Box, Hucks Ellen DeGeneres

BUSINESS | Nov 14, 2020

Be Kind to Ellen DeGeneres... and buy her gift box. DeGeneres introduced the latest iteration of her product on her Ellen Shop Instagram.

Melissa McCarthy, HBO Apologize for Donation to Anti-Gay, Anti-Abortion Group

Melissa McCarthy, HBO Apologize for Donation to Anti-Gay, Anti-Abortion Group

BUSINESS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 14, 2020

Actress Melissa McCarthy and HBO Max have apologized for a $20,000 donation to a group with anti-LGBTQ and anti-abortion stances.

Bloomberg's Big Spending Struggles to Sway Election Outcomes

Bloomberg's Big Spending Struggles to Sway Election Outcomes

BUSINESS | By Brian Slodysko | Nov 14, 2020

After pouring more than $1.2 billion of his personal fortune into presidential politics this election, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has little to show for it.

Top CEOs Met to Plan Response to Trump's Election Denial

Top CEOs Met to Plan Response to Trump's Election Denial

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher and Paul Wiseman | Nov 13, 2020

Only a few of America's CEOs have made public statements about President Trump's refusal to accept his election loss, but in private, many are alarmed and talking about what collective action would be necessary if they see an imminent threat to democracy.

Watch: Ritz Crackers Commercial Features Same-Sex Couple

Watch: Ritz Crackers Commercial Features Same-Sex Couple

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 13, 2020

A commercial for Ritz crackers is celebrating the holiday season with the message that "Where There's Love, There's Family" and it also showcases a same-sex couple.

The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide to Las Vegas

The Ultimate LGBTQ Guide to Las Vegas

BUSINESS | Nov 13, 2020

What better place for a weekend of debauchery than the original city of sin? Las Vegas has a little something for anyone who enjoys a good time, including the LGBTQ+ community.

Global Shares Drop on Worries Over Surging Virus Cases

Global Shares Drop on Worries Over Surging Virus Cases

BUSINESS | By Yuri Kageyama | Nov 13, 2020

Global shares mostly traded lower Friday as rising cases of coronavirus infections in the U.S., Europe and Asia add to worries that economies will once again be hamstrung by pandemic restrictions on travel and businesses.

Airline Alliances Urge Testing Over Quarantines

Airline Alliances Urge Testing Over Quarantines

BUSINESS | Nov 12, 2020

Three global airline alliances are urging governments to put into practice common guidelines for passenger testing and digital health pass technology, to help people start flying again.

Tweedle Farms: Oregon's First 'Farm-to-Table' Hemp Flower Farm

Tweedle Farms: Oregon's First 'Farm-to-Table' Hemp Flower Farm

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 11, 2020

While countless CBD goods have flooded the market, rarely is there a reliable source of hemp flowers. Until now.

Apple Unveils First Macs Built to Run More like iPhones

Apple Unveils First Macs Built to Run More like iPhones

BUSINESS | By Michael Liedtke | Nov 11, 2020

Apple is rolling out new Mac computers powered by the same kind of chips that run iPhones and iPads, a move aimed at making it easier for its most popular products to work together.

Future of Business Travel Unclear as Virus Upends Work Life

Future of Business Travel Unclear as Virus Upends Work Life

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin and David Koenig | Nov 11, 2020

Those who travel for work don't expect to do so until the middle of next year.

CBD Unlimited: A Game-Changer for an Emerging Industry

CBD Unlimited: A Game-Changer for an Emerging Industry

SPONSORED CONTENT | Nov 10, 2020

If you're wondering what industry is booming in 2020 amid the stress of the coronavirus pandemic and the nail-biting national election this November, look no further than CBD.

Updated Menu and Celebrity Collaborations Pump McDonald's Sales

Updated Menu and Celebrity Collaborations Pump McDonald's Sales

BUSINESS | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 10, 2020

McDonald's U.S. sales roared back in the third quarter with new menu items and attention-grabbing celebrity collaborations.

VF Adds to Its Slick Brand Roster, Buys NYC's Supreme

VF Adds to Its Slick Brand Roster, Buys NYC's Supreme

BUSINESS | By Michelle Chapman | Nov 10, 2020

The company that owns niche brands like The North Face and Vans is adding to that portfolio with Supreme, a slick streetwear fashion brand.

Lots of Finger Pointing as Honolulu Rail Runs Out of Money

Lots of Finger Pointing as Honolulu Rail Runs Out of Money

BUSINESS | By Audrey McAvoy | Nov 8, 2020

The latest cost estimate for the 20-mile (32-kilometer) rail line is $9.1 billion — nearly double the $5.5 billion budgeted at the time of the project's 2011 groundbreaking.

UK and EU to 'Redouble Efforts' on Post-Brexit Trade Deal

UK and EU to 'Redouble Efforts' on Post-Brexit Trade Deal

BUSINESS | By Pan Pylas | Nov 8, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the head of the European Union's executive arm agreed Saturday to stay in contact as their negotiating teams step up efforts to conclude a post-Brexit trade deal.

New York AG: Sotheby's Helped Rich Art Lover Skirt Taxes

New York AG: Sotheby's Helped Rich Art Lover Skirt Taxes

BUSINESS | By Jennifer Peltz | Nov 7, 2020

Sotheby's helped an art collector dodge millions of dollars in New York sales taxes, the state attorney general said in a lawsuit filed Friday.

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