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Why Today's Young Adults Are Growing Up More Slowly

Why Today's Young Adults Are Growing Up More Slowly

Apr 30
The shifting economy means Americans are taking longer to reach traditional markers of independence -- in the process changing how they define adulthood.

Startup Reuses Wedding Flowers to Lower Costs

Startup Reuses Wedding Flowers to Lower Costs

Apr 30
Meg Oliver reports on Bloomerent, a start-up company helping people nip rising wedding costs in the bud.

YouTube Ad Boycott Could Spell Trouble for Alphabet's Google

YouTube Ad Boycott Could Spell Trouble for Alphabet's Google

By Michael Liedtke | Apr 30
It's not yet clear whether a recent ad boycott of YouTube will be short-lived or the start of a long-term shift away from the video service - one that could undercut Google's growth and that of its corporate parent, Alphabet Inc.

5 Reasons Amazon is Experimenting with Physical Stores

5 Reasons Amazon is Experimenting with Physical Stores

By Anick Jesdanun | Apr 30
Amazon has been dabbling in physical retail since 2015, during which time it's opened a half-dozen bookstores that double as gadget emporia, a score of campus bookstores that don't sell books and a convenience store without cashiers.

How to Navigate Networking Events and Leave a Lasting Impression

How to Navigate Networking Events and Leave a Lasting Impression

Apr 29
Vanessa Van Edwards is a behavior investigator and uses experiments to help even the most awkward person make a positive impression.

A robot that Picks Apples? Replacing Humans Worries Some

A robot that Picks Apples? Replacing Humans Worries Some

By Nicholas K. Geranios | Apr 29
Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States.

United Moves to Ease Criticism with Settlement, New Policies

United Moves to Ease Criticism with Settlement, New Policies

By David Koenig | Apr 29
United Airlines moved to staunch criticism - and any customer defections - by reaching a settlement Thursday with a passenger dragged off one of its planes two weeks ago and issuing new policies designed to prevent similar customer-service failures.

Trump Tweets Don't Help: 1st Twitter Revenue Drop Since IPO

Trump Tweets Don't Help: 1st Twitter Revenue Drop Since IPO

By Barbara Ortutay | Apr 28
You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline.

Hobby Lobby CEO on New Book and the Values That Govern His Business

Hobby Lobby CEO on New Book and the Values That Govern His Business

Apr 28
David Green, billionaire and CEO of Hobby Lobby, borrowed $600 in 1970 to open a retail chain that boasts 780 stores and more than $4 billion in sales.

AP Explains: What Will a Hollywood Writers' Strike Mean?

AP Explains: What Will a Hollywood Writers' Strike Mean?

By Lynn Elber | Apr 28
Hollywood is facing a cliffhanger after members of the Writers Guild of America voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike that could begin as soon as next week.

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