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New Starbucks policy: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

Starbucks announced a new policy Saturday that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don't buy anything.

At 40, are Atlantic City casinos healing or courting danger?

Having lost five of its 12 casinos over the past four years, Atlantic City will mark its 40th anniversary of casino gambling by reopening two of those shuttered properties, despite concern in some quarters that it might be repeating the ...

Get ready for the most expensive driving season in years

Get ready for a little bit more pain at the pump this summer.

Wells Fargo fined $1B for mortgage, auto lending abuses

Wells Fargo will pay $1 billion to federal regulators to settle charges tied to misconduct at its mortgage and auto lending business, the latest punishment levied against the banking giant for widespread customer abuses.

Shaquille O'Neal to open luxury high-rise in New Jersey

Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal is opening a high-rise apartment complex in New Jersey's largest city.

China vows to fight US 'at any cost' as trade spat worsens

China vowed on Friday to fight the U.S. "at any cost" after President Donald Trump proposed slapping an additional $100 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.

AP analysis: Blacks largely left out among high-paying jobs

Jonathan Garland's fascination with architecture started early: He spent much of his childhood designing Lego houses and gazing at Boston buildings on rides with his father away from their largely minority neighborhood.

Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Acquires The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel is under new ownership.

Toys R Us demise to have impact from toy makers to landlords

The demise of Toys R Us will have a ripple effect on everything from toy makers to consumers to landlords.

US hiring surge last month pulls in flood of new workers

U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, amid rising business confidence lifted by the Trump administration's tax cuts and a resilient global economy.

Jobs, training, free tickets: Casino woos minority community

In a city where black residents have long felt excluded from the riches that Atlantic City's casinos generate, a new casino is making a massive effort to engage with the largely minority community in which it will operate.

8 lenders that aren't serving people of color for home loans

Across America, a troubling pattern emerges in data analyzed by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting: Nearly two-thirds of mortgage lenders denied home loans for people of color at higher rates than for white people. But among the 6,600 ...

Will and Jaden Smith create eco-friendly water company: Just

Jaden Smith's environmental consciousness was born when he was out surfing at about age 10. He saw plastic water bottles bobbing in the ocean beside him, and he was so upset by it that he told his parents.

Kept out: How banks block people of color from homeownership

Fifty years after the federal Fair Housing Act banned racial discrimination in lending, African Americans and Latinos continue to be routinely denied conventional mortgage loans at rates far higher than their white counterparts.

From the past comes the gift of possibility

Dwelling on the past is considered something you should avoid if you are trying to get on with life.

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