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College Towns Feel Pinch from Rental Sites like Airbnb
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Businessman Put on Notice After Rant Against Kathy Griffin

Businessman Put on Notice After Rant Against Kathy Griffin

One of the nation's biggest homebuilders is putting its top executive on notice after a vulgar rant against comedian Kathy Griffin was caught on tape and went viral.

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Businessman Put on Notice After Rant Against Kathy Griffin

Businessman Put on Notice After Rant Against Kathy Griffin

Sep 21
One of the nation's biggest homebuilders is putting its top executive on notice after a vulgar rant against comedian Kathy Griffin was caught on tape and went viral.

Las Vegas Officials Waiting for Denver to Act on Pot Lounges

Las Vegas Officials Waiting for Denver to Act on Pot Lounges

By Regina Garcia Cano | Sep 21
Officials with authority over the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday decided to wait until the city of Denver approves the nation's first marijuana club before they further discuss licensing and regulating pot lounges in Sin City.

Retail Chains Filing for Bankruptcy Protection in 2017

Retail Chains Filing for Bankruptcy Protection in 2017

Sep 21
Toys R Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, joining a growing list of companies struggling to navigate a retail landscape altered by technology and changing consumer tastes.

Adidas Overtakes Brand Jordan For #2 in U.S. Sneaker Sales

Adidas Overtakes Brand Jordan For #2 in U.S. Sneaker Sales

Sep 20
Industry analysts say Adidas has surpassed Brand Jordan as the second most popular sneaker line in the U.S.

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

By Ken Sweet | Sep 20
Equifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year. That may mean even more scrutiny as the company deals with the aftermath of a security failure that exposed the information of 143 million Americans.

College Towns Feel Pinch from Rental Sites like Airbnb

College Towns Feel Pinch from Rental Sites like Airbnb

By Steve LeBlanc | Sep 20
Property owners can make more money renting out apartments or homes by the night instead of a yearlong lease. The impact can be especially severe in college towns and tourist destinations.

Shadows of Secrecy Begin to Spread Across Federal Government

Shadows of Secrecy Begin to Spread Across Federal Government

By Laurie Kellman | Sep 19
There are cracks in the curtains President Donald Trump tried to draw around the government early in his presidency, but the slivers of light aren't making it easier to hold federal officials accountable for their actions.

To Fight Wildlife Crime, Experts Say 'Follow the Money'

To Fight Wildlife Crime, Experts Say 'Follow the Money'

By Kelvin Chan and Katie Daigle | Sep 19
In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose as trophy hunters would have marked the end of the story.

Toys 'R' Us Files for Bankruptcy, but Keeps Stores Open

Toys 'R' Us Files for Bankruptcy, but Keeps Stores Open

By Anne D'Innocenzio and Bill Cormier | Sep 19
Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season - and says its stores will remain open for business as usual.

U.S. Coastal Growth Continues Despite Lessons of Past Storms

U.S. Coastal Growth Continues Despite Lessons of Past Storms

By Jeff Donn | Sep 18
Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows.

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