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Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Still Vital — To The…

"We do fifty events around the world to connect with our fans. I think that's what makes us very unique from different companies that do our space."

Stock market gyrates as the economic picture gets…

Stocks gyrate in August as investors try to figure out if a recession is in the cards

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls major…

Travelers entering the U.S. at major airports were slowed by a computer outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations

Google employees call for pledge not to work with…

Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won't work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or ICE _ the latest in a year full of political and social pushback from the tech giant's workforce

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California's 113-month job growth ties record set…

California's unemployment rate has again fallen to an historic low of 4.1% as the world's fifth-largest economy continues to add jobs following the Great Recession

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Eataly severs ties with Mario Batali amid…

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid sexual misconduct allegations, no longer owns a stake in Eataly

Colorado OKs electric car requirement to fight…

Colorado is tightening its air quality regulations, requiring 5% of vehicles sold in the state by 2023 emit zero pollution

Amazon: Facial recognition program for cops detects emotion

Amazon has announced that its facial recognition program used by one Washington state police agency can now detect emotion, generating concerns from privacy advocates

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks marched broadly higher Friday as Wall Street capped a turbulent week on an upbeat note, though the market still posted its third straight weekly loss

Trump appoints student loan industry exec to…

The Trump administration appoints longtime student loan industry executive to be the government's top watchdog for the $1.5 trillion student loan market

AP sources: Alibaba exec to buy Nets, arena for…

People with knowledge of deal to AP: Alibaba exec to buy rest of Nets, Barclays for $3.4 billion

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Markets Right Now: Stocks end turbulent week broadly higher

Stocks ended a wild week with solid gains, but not enough to prevent major indexes from logging their third weekly losses in a row.

US tells Congress of plans to sell F-16 fighters…

The Trump administration has informed Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan in a move that will inflame already high tensions with China

US home building fell 4% in July, slowing housing…

US housing starts fell 4% in July, driven by decline in apartment building construction

Merkel to meet UK prime minister soon to discuss…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel could meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson soon to discuss Brexit, her spokesman said Friday

Putin gives pilot who landed in cornfield…

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded the nation's highest medal, the Hero of Russia, to the pilot who managed to smoothly land his disabled passenger plane in a cornfield after a flock of birds hit both engines and knocked them out

Flooding, a trade war and Deere cuts outlook again

Deere & Co. pulls back on profit forecasts for the year as flooding and a trade fight with China hammers farmers

Critics blast Oregon repeal of tsunami-zone…

Earthquake geologists and others are blasting Oregon's recent repeal of a ban on new police stations, fire stations, schools and other "critical facilities" in tsunami inundation zones

AP sources: Trump has talked about buying…

Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland, but the island's government says it's 'not for sale'

Migrant kids separated at border faced abuse in…

Close to $200 million in legal claims from dozens of families separated at the border may be just the start of litigation

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Global stocks recover some ground at end of…

Global stock markets looked set to end a turbulent week on a positive note though worries about the U.S. economy and the trade conflict between the U.S. and China have the potential to derail Friday's recovery.

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns following pressure by Beijing on Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests