Shop Across from White House to Sell Pro- and Anti-Trump Inauguration Swag

(WASHINGTON) — The owner of a gift store across from the White House has been selling presidential merchandise since the '80s and has his own way of predicting who will win the election every fo... Read More

US Stocks Close Lower After Trump's Dollar Comments

(NEW YORK) -- Investors appear to be uneasy ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump as stocks closed lower after the holiday weekend.

The Dow slid 58.96 (-0.30 percent) to finish at 19,826.77.

The Nasdaq gave u... Read More

Boeing CEO Meets with Donald Trump

(NEW YORK) -- Boeing CEO and chairman Dennis Muilenburg says he had an "excellent conversation" with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York Tuesday.

Speaking to reporters following the meeting, Muilenburg said the two disc... Read More

GM Investing $1B in US Manufacturing, Adding Nearly 7,000 Jobs

(DETROIT) -- General Motors is investing another $1 billion in U.S. manufacturing operations, the automaker announced on Tuesday.

The investment covers "multiple new vehicle, advanced technology and component projects" and includes 1,500 n... Read More

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Expected to Testify in $2B Oculus Lawsuit

(DALLAS) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit against his company Tuesday.

The case relates to Facebook’s 2014 purchase of Oculus, the virtual reality headset maker. Zenimax ... Read More

Walmart to Add 34,000 New Jobs

(WASHINGTON) — Continued expansion is expected to open up about 34,000 more job opportunities for Walmart, the retail giant announced Tuesday.

Fifty-nine new Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities, expansions and relocations will g... Read More

Eyewear Giant Luxottica, Owner of Ray-Ban, and Essilor Agree to Merge

(LONDON) -- Italian eyewear giant Luxottica Group, which owns Ray-Ban, and French lens-maker Essilor have agreed to a Read More

Facebook Launches Tools to Combat Fake News in Germany

(BERLIN) -- Ahead of Germany's parliamentary election, Facebook has launched a filtering tool to tackle fake news stories on the social media site.

Facebook is partnering with Correctiv, a German investigative non-profit, that will serve as an... Read More

Ringling Bros. Says Circus Closing 'Not a Win' for Animal Rights Groups

(NEW YORK) -- The owners of the famed Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus on Monday pushed back against the idea that animal rights protests influenced the company's decision to end its circus performances in May of this year.

Th... Read More

Wireless Carriers Boost Network Capacity in Washington, DC for Trump Inauguration

(WASHINGTON) — Ahead of the presidential inauguration this weekend, wireless carriers are bringing in the reinforcements as they expect to see a flood of smartphone activity in Washington, D.C.

Mobile service providers, including Ver... Read More

Oxfam Report Shows Gap Between Super Rich and Poor

(DAVOS, Switzerland) -- You may have already known that the world's richest people were very, very rich. But did you know just how rich?

A new report from Oxfam released Monday at an annual gathering of the World Economic Forum in Davos, ... Read More