(NEW YORK) -- With the traditional start of Christmas tree shopping about one week away, growers and retailers are telling customers to ready themselves for higher prices this year. Tim O'Connor, the executive director of the National Christmas Tree Association, which supplies the Christmas tree... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Energy giant Shell announced on Tuesday plans to withdraw from its involvement in all Russian hydrocarbons, including crude oil and natural gas, amid Russia's unprovoked invasion of neighboring Ukraine. "As an immediate first step, the company will stop all spot purchases of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Raising membership fees can generally be chalked up as "the price of doing business." But as inflation, demand and supply chain issues continue to dictate an increase in prices, consumers are left to consider the value of using services like grocery... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Imagine buying a new car, at your home computer, in 19 minutes. That's what MINI, the funky British marque, says is now possible. The brand recently introduced MINI Anywhere, a pilot program in California where MINI enthusiasts can choose their vehicle, apply for... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Gas stations are running out of fuel in Southeastern cities and long lines are forming across the country as panic buying ensues following the crippling cyberattack on the nation's top fuel pipeline network. Ashish Desai, an employee at BP station in Charlotte, North... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A bipartisan group of Congressional lawmakers proposed a new bill Wednesday that would ban federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies from buying user data collected from smartphones, social media and other digital sources from third-party data brokers. The “The Fourth Amendment Is Not... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden kicked off the brokering process on his more than $2 trillion infrastructure bill Monday, meeting with bipartisan members of the House and Senate at the White House. But after Biden's failure to secure any bipartisan support on his COVID-19 relief... Read More.