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Study: Only Half of American Households Donate to Charity

Study: Only Half of American Households Donate to Charity

BUSINESS | By Haleluya Hadero | Jul 28, 2021

The findings confirm a trend worrying experts: Donations to charitable causes are reaching record highs, but the giving is done by a smaller and smaller slice of the population.

Designer Who Won't Make Same-Sex Wedding Websites Loses Case

Designer Who Won't Make Same-Sex Wedding Websites Loses Case

BUSINESS | By James Anderson | Jul 28, 2021

A U.S. appeals court has ruled against a web designer who didn't want to create wedding websites for same-sex couples and sued to challenge Colorado's anti-discrimination law.

$15 Wage Becoming a Norm as Employers Struggle to Fill Jobs

$15 Wage Becoming a Norm as Employers Struggle to Fill Jobs

BUSINESS | By Christopher Rugaber | Jul 27, 2021

The signs and banners are dotted along suburban commercial strips and hanging in shop windows and restaurants, evidence of a new desperation among America's service-industry employers: "Now Hiring, $15 an hour."

Biden Administration Revises PrEP Guidelines — Insurers To Pay All Costs

Biden Administration Revises PrEP Guidelines — Insurers To Pay All Costs

BUSINESS | Jul 27, 2021

The Biden administration has announced that almost all health insurers must cover the HIV prevention pill, known as PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, with no cost sharing — including for the drug itself and, crucially, for clinic visits and lab tests.

Senators, White House in Talks to Finish Infrastructure Bill

Senators, White House in Talks to Finish Infrastructure Bill

BUSINESS | By Lisa Mascaro, Alexandra Jaffe, and Kevin Freking | Jul 27, 2021

Senators and the White House are locked in intense negotiations to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure mounting on all sides to wrap up talks and show progress.

Business Travel Stirs, But Many Road Warriors Stay Grounded

Business Travel Stirs, But Many Road Warriors Stay Grounded

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Jul 27, 2021

Of the 2 million people clogging airport security lines and gate areas again each day, one crowd is still largely missing: business travelers.

Bitcoin Jumps on Speculation that Amazon Considering Crypto

Bitcoin Jumps on Speculation that Amazon Considering Crypto

BUSINESS | Jul 27, 2021

Bitcoin's price surged again Monday after speculation that Amazon may be entering the cryptocurrency sector after it posted a job seeking a "digital currency and blockchain product lead."

Airports in US West Dealing With Jet Fuel Shortage

Airports in US West Dealing With Jet Fuel Shortage

BUSINESS | Jul 26, 2021

A shortage of jet fuel, coupled with supply chain issues and an urgent demand from firefighting aircraft, continues to cause problems at airports around the West.

Getting Cannabis Concentrates Right With Roots Los Angeles

Getting Cannabis Concentrates Right With Roots Los Angeles

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 23, 2021

For Roots Los Angeles in Sun Valley, it's all about attention to detail. As one of California's top cannabis corporations, Roots has zeroed in on innovative storage strategies and has a brand-new look to entice emerging consumers in this budding industry.

How to Overcome the 'Sunday Scaries' with CBD

How to Overcome the 'Sunday Scaries' with CBD

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 22, 2021

And one CBD company is boldly owning the agita of Monday's impending doom by using its very name. Sunday Scaries is doing so with a message of honesty, humor, and a hefty dose of community spirit.

How One CBD Company's Legacy Supports Mental Health Awareness

How One CBD Company's Legacy Supports Mental Health Awareness

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 22, 2021

An unexpected tragedy transforms one entrepreneur's vision for a company that de-stigmatizes stress and that internal darkness. Sunday Scaries may look like a fun, fresh take on CBD, but it's roots run much deeper.

US Airlines Say COVID-19 Variants Aren't Hurting Bookings

US Airlines Say COVID-19 Variants Aren't Hurting Bookings

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Jul 22, 2021

Rising concern about the fast-spreading delta variant of COVID-19 is creating turbulence for the stocks of big travel companies, but airline executives say they don't see any slowdown in ticket sales.

Is the Craft Beer Industry Moving Toward Lower Alcohol?

Is the Craft Beer Industry Moving Toward Lower Alcohol?

BUSINESS | Jul 21, 2021

Researchers uncover a growing interest in consuming — and improved technology for producing — beer with less alcohol.

Airlines, Cruise Lines and Hotel Stocks Fall on Virus Fears

Airlines, Cruise Lines and Hotel Stocks Fall on Virus Fears

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Jul 20, 2021

Air travel in the United States hit another pandemic-era record over the weekend as vacationers jammed airports, but shares of airlines, cruise lines, hotels and almost anything else related to travel tumbled.

Victoria's Secret Joins the 'Inclusive Revolution,' Realizing Diversity Sells

Victoria's Secret Joins the 'Inclusive Revolution,' Realizing Diversity Sells

BUSINESS | Jul 19, 2021

Victoria's Secret recently announced a cast of new "angels." They include American athlete Megan Rapinoe, actress and activist Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and the brand's first transgender model, Valentina Sampaio.

Hospital 'Trauma Centers' Charge Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send People Home

Hospital 'Trauma Centers' Charge Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries and Send People Home

BUSINESS | By Jay Hancock | Jul 19, 2021

Tens of thousands of times a year, hospitals charge enormously expensive trauma alert fees for injuries so minor the patient is never admitted.

Caribbean Calling: VACAYA's Record-Breaking Return to LGBTQ Travel

Caribbean Calling: VACAYA's Record-Breaking Return to LGBTQ Travel

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 18, 2021

VACAYA's 2021-22 trip roster is a dream come true for wanderlust-driven consumers ready to head south of the border to a luxurious Mexican resort, Caribbean cruise, or Costa Rican luxury eco lodge.

What Pairs with Beetle? Startups to Make Bugs Tasty

What Pairs with Beetle? Startups to Make Bugs Tasty

BUSINESS | By Kelvin Chan | Jul 16, 2021

Europe's nascent edible insect scene features dozens of bug-based businesses offering cricket chips in the Czech Republic, bug burgers in Germany and Belgian beetle beer.

Norwegian Cruises Sues Florida Over Virus Vaccination Law

Norwegian Cruises Sues Florida Over Virus Vaccination Law

BUSINESS | Jul 15, 2021

Norwegian Cruise Line is challenging a new Florida law that prevents cruise companies from requiring passengers to show proof of vaccination against the COVID-19 virus.

Touting New Trains, Amtrak CEO Foresees Riders Heading Back

Touting New Trains, Amtrak CEO Foresees Riders Heading Back

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 14, 2021

Amtrak is betting big on a return of ridership. The nation's passenger railroad wants to replace its nearly half-century-old fleet with state-of-the-art trains that can operate on electricity or diesel fuel.

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