Dow falls 550 points, dragged down by Target and concerns over retail

(NEW YORK) -- The Dow Jones plunged more than 551 points on Tuesday, dragged down by disappointing Target news and concerns about the retail sector in general ahead of the pivotal holiday season.
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Ford seeks to bake away 'new car smell' to please Chinese customers

(NEW YORK) -- Most Americans can't get enough of that "new car smell" -- as proof, see the countless air fresheners that purport to restore it to your car as it ages.

But the coveted scent -- really a potpourri of new leather, plastic bond... Read More

Chipotle rehires Minnesota manager fired over racial discrimination claims after alleged victim's dine-and-dash tweets surface

(NEW YORK) -- Fast-food giant Chipotle rehired a manager of one of its Minnesota franchises it had fired after she was recorded in a series of viral cellphone videos refusing to serve a group of young black men unless they paid first.

The ... Read More

French bank Societe Generale agrees to pay $1.3 billion for sanctions violations

(NEW YORK) -- Federal prosecutors in New York charged French investment bank Societe Generale with conspiring to violate the Trading with the Enemy Act for processing billions of dollars in transactions for Cuban banks.

Societe Generale a... Read More

Girlboss panelists discuss the top career mistakes women make and how to avoid them

(NEW YORK) -- Over a 1,000 women from 31 countries gathered in New York City this weekend for the GirlBoss Rally, a two-day women's career and networking conference organized by Sophia Amoruso's Girlboss platform.

The GirlBoss Rally featur... Read More

Amazon to start delivering fresh, full-sized Christmas trees

(NEW YORK) -- Starting Monday you can not only order all your holiday presents on Amazon, but also get a full-sized, fresh Christmas tree delivered to your doorstep as well.

The tech site CNET and Good Morning America got a first ... Read More

Nissan chairman, representative director arrested on fraud charges

(TOKYO) -- Nissan Motor's chairman and another top executive have been arrested in Japan on fraud charges.

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Target, Macy's and Old Navy among stores open on Thanksgiving, Black Friday

(NEW YORK) -- If you're more committed to stuffing your shopping bag than your face, then check out all the stores open on Thanksgiving and Black Friday below.

Turkey day hours can get confusing with special doorbuster deals bleeding into ... Read More

Generation Y can't even with "Monopoly for Millenials"

(NEW YORK) -- Monopoly is targeting millennials and actual millennials are sounding off.

On the box, Mr. Monopoly appears to be snapping a selfie while wearing a participation award and ear buds. The mascot is also holding some so... Read More

Michael Bloomberg donates $1.8 billion donation to Johns Hopkins University

(NEW YORK) -- Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg is donating $1.8 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, in an effort to help lower and middle income students gain access to college.

The donation, the la... Read More

New definition of kilogram ditches old metal object for natural constants

(PARIS) -- Scientists from 60 countries voted in a historic event in Versailles, France on Friday to change the definition of the kilogram, basing it on electric currents rather than a single solid object.

The decision, made at the General Con... Read More