General Electric is freezing the pensions of 20,000 U.S. salaried workers to reduce billions in future pension obligations and trim debt. About 700 employees in its supplemental pension program, geared toward executives, will also have their …
Ben & Jerry's maker to slash new plastic use by nearly 400,000 tons per year - CNN
Christine Romans: The drip, drip, drip of bad news for the US economy continues - CNN
U.S. health officials are confronting a sprawling black market for vaping products as they seek to combat two health crises, a mysterious lung illness and a surge in teen vaping.While the market-leading startup Juul Labs Inc. has become synonymous with vaping…
Forbes recently released its 2019 ranking of the wealthiest Americans. The annual list tracks the 400 richest people in the country by net worth. While their collective wealth hit a record-breaking $2.96 trillion (a 2.2% increase from 2018), 27 billionaires d…
And we thought mustard ice cream was a stretch. An ice cream vendor in Ecuador is reportedly seeing demand for her new — and arguably strangest — offering. It's made using the flesh of guinea pigs. REVIEW: LONGHORN'S STEAK AND BOURBON-FLAVORED ICE CREAM G…
Key point: Saudi Arabia might not strike back without full U.S. support, but Tehran is thinking about it. Two weeks after a devastating attack on Saudi oil facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais, one major question remains up in the air: What are the United States…
Bitcoin has soared this year as rumors swirl that some of the world's biggest technology companies, including Apple, Samsung, Facebook, and Twitter, are taking an interest in cryptocurrencies.The bitcoin price leaped around 200% over the first six months of t…
A malware scheme that targeted credit card readers at Hy-Vee stores affected at least four locations in Dubuque, according to the grocery store chain. The company in August reported that suspicious activity had been detected on payment processing systems rel…
In a public Q&A with employees, the CEO speaks up for the value of public debate This story is part of a group of stories called The Interface is a daily column about the intersection of social media and democracy. Subscribe to the newsletter here. Wh…