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Delay Makes it Unlikely San Francisco Will Sell Pot Jan. 1
Retailers Look to Woo Shoppers from Rivals as Amazon Grows
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Retailers Look to Woo Shoppers from Rivals as Amazon Grows

Delay Makes it Unlikely San Francisco Will Sell Pot Jan. 1

By Todd D'Innocenzo |
Toys and TVs at J.C. Penney, Barbies at Best Buy, kitchen appliances like wine refrigerators at B.J.'s. As the holiday shopping season officially kicks off Thursday, shoppers ...

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After Weeks of Deals, Stores Aim to Draw Black Friday Crowds

After Weeks of Deals, Stores Aim to Draw Black Friday Crowds

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 24
Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were hoping to bring customers to their stores and websites for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year.

A Look at What Some Stores Have Planned for Black Friday

A Look at What Some Stores Have Planned for Black Friday

Nov 23
With Black Friday having stretched into a November full of deals, stores will be stepping it up as holiday shopping begins in earnest.

 Indiana Family Creates Winter Donation Fence

Indiana Family Creates Winter Donation Fence

Nov 23
Lynda Salisbury and her family started the Blessing Fence four years ago and it has grown into a community wide operation. Neighbors hang scarves, hats and gloves on the fence around the Salisbury's home for anyone in need to take.

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

By Lisa Marie Pane and Ryan Foley | Nov 23
The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life.

NYC Taxi Drivers Show 'Sexy' Side For Charity

NYC Taxi Drivers Show 'Sexy' Side For Charity

Nov 22
New York City cabbies smirk and smolder their way through 2018 in a tongue-in-cheek pinup calendar.

Police Warn People Not to Eat Spoiled, Trash-Picked Turkeys

Police Warn People Not to Eat Spoiled, Trash-Picked Turkeys

Nov 22
A Maine police department is warning residents to steer clear of black market Butterballs.

Hard to Believe: Some Consumers Find Free Health Insurance

Hard to Believe: Some Consumers Find Free Health Insurance

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 22
Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on sign-ups.

Politics or Policy? Behind the Dispute Over AT&T-Time Warner

Politics or Policy? Behind the Dispute Over AT&T-Time Warner

By Tali Arbel | Nov 22
AT&T is vowing to fight the U.S. government to save its $85 billion bid for Time Warner, after the Justice Department sued to block the deal on grounds it could hike television bills and hamper innovation.

Derided by Critics, Trickle-Down Economics Gets Another Try

Derided by Critics, Trickle-Down Economics Gets Another Try

By Paul Wiseman | Nov 21
Does money roll downhill? In their drive to cut taxes, President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are betting it does.

Are Holiday Credit Card Promotions Right for You?

Are Holiday Credit Card Promotions Right for You?

By Melissa Lambarena | Nov 21
Putting gifts on a credit card can be tempting, but interest charges might sour your spirit and you might be drawn to credit card promotions with enticing offers such as "no interest if paid in full in 12 months" or "0 percent intro APR for 12 months."

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