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Where's my Amazon package? It may be late

It’s just a week into the holiday shopping season, and Amazon is already having trouble getting packages to shoppers’ doorsteps on time

NATO researchers: Social media failing to stop…

NATO-affiliated researchers say social media companies are failing to stop manipulated activity

Markets Right Now: Hiring gains send stock indexes higher

Stocks are opening with solid gains on Wall Street after the government reported that hiring in the U.S. jumped last month to the highest level since January.

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Ford recalls big pickups; tailgates can open unexpectedly

Ford is recalling nearly 262,000 heavy-duty pickup trucks in the U

Italy's Salvini drops Nutella due to Turkish ingredients

Italy's right-wing opposition leader, Matteo Salvini, says he is no longer a fan of Nutella after discovering that the chocolate-and-hazelnut spread contains Turkish, rather than Italian, nuts

US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment…

US employers add robust 266,000 jobs in November; unemployment falls to 50-year low of 3.5%

France’s Macron faces decisive test over econom…

Massive strikes in France against a planned overhaul of the pension system are sending a powerful warning to President Emmanuel Macron

Business partner acquitted in $85M Mississippi Ponzi scheme

A federal jury has acquitted the former business partner of a Mississippi man convicted of running a Ponzi scheme in which investors lost more than $85 million

Massive Polish coal mine sparks international…

Poland's massive Turow coal mine is causing trouble including pollution and water shortages for nearby communities

China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork

China's finance ministry says Beijing is waiving tariff hikes on U

OPEC nations, Russia agree to cut oil output to…

The OPEC oil-producing countries and ally Russia have agreed to cut crude production by an extra 500,000 barrels a day

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German factory production drops in Oct as economy struggles

Germany's Federal Statistical Office says the country's factory production dropped in October in another sign Europe's largest economy is struggling

Uber reports more than 3,000 sexual assaults on…

In a long anticipated safety report, ride-sharing giant Uber says more than 3,000 sexual assaults were reported during its U

Veteran producer of 'WarGames,' 'Blue Bloods…

A veteran television producer and entertainment executive whose credits included “Starsky and Hutch" and current drama series “Blue Bloods" has died

Energy company leaves debris in Michigan, delays report

A Canadian-based energy transportation company's preparation of a proposed tunnel that would house a petroleum pipeline caused a borehole to collapse in Michigan, which left debris in the waterway

Watchdog faults rushed EPA rulemaking on glider…

A federal watchdog says the Trump administration moved to exempt a type of super-polluting cargo truck from clean air rules without conducting a federally mandated study on how it would impact public health

DHS retreats on possible facial screening of US…

The Homeland Security Department says it has no plans to force U

Wedding planning sites change policies on slave…

Four major companies used for wedding planning are revising content that promotes former slave plantations as venues

Officials investigating aggregate spill in Detroit River

Michigan officials are investigating a spill of an unknown volume of construction aggregate material into the Detroit River from an industrial site with a history of environmental contamination

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Correction: Climate Talks-Goodbye US? story

In a story Dec

Tennessee high court rules against paper in defamation case

The Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled that a newspaper cannot use the state's fair report privilege law as a shield against a defamation lawsuit for a story based on a one-on-one interview