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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 11:28 PM EDT

Mass. General Hospital Reveals Data Breach Impacting Nearly 10K Patients

Mass. General Hospital Reveals Data Breach Impacting Nearly 10K Patients

Thousands of records have been hacked at Massachusetts General Hospital. About 9,900 patients who took part in research studies have had personal information stolen, according to a statement released Thursday...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 06:42 PM EDT

Trump, G-7 Leaders to Open Summit Focused on World Economy

Trump, G-7 Leaders to Open Summit Focused on World Economy

President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the weekend by discussing the global economy. White House officials said Thursday that...

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 08:47 AM EDT

How to Opt Out of Arbitration for the New Apple Card

How to Opt Out of Arbitration for the New Apple Card

Buried in the fine print for the new Apple credit card is what’s called an “arbitration provision.” What that means is that in the event of a dispute with Apple or Goldman Sachs, the bank that actually manages...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 08:54 PM EDT

Pence Steps Up Pressure for Trade Deal With Mexico, Canada

Pence Steps Up Pressure for Trade Deal With Mexico, Canada

Vice President Mike Pence stepped up pressure on Congress to support the Trump administration's new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, taking his pitch Wednesday to a congressional swing district in New...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 02:14 PM EDT

US Has 501,000 Fewer Jobs Than First Reported

US Has 501,000 Fewer Jobs Than First Reported

The U.S. job market isn't quite as strong as originally believed — with revised figures showing that the economy had 501,000 fewer total jobs this March than initially reported. The Labor Department said...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 12:01 PM EDT

CBO Expects Deficit to Grow More Than Projected, Warns That Tariff Hikes Could Harm Growth

CBO Expects Deficit to Grow More Than Projected, Warns That Tariff Hikes Could Harm Growth

Federal deficits are expected to swell to higher levels over the next decade than previously expected, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a new report Wednesday. The CBO also said that...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 08:11 PM EDT

Walmart Sues Tesla for Solar Panels That Went Up in Flames

Walmart Sues Tesla for Solar Panels That Went Up in Flames

Walmart sued Tesla for "gross negligence" on Tuesday, saying that the electric car company's energy division installed solar panels that went up in flames on its store rooftops. The retailer said fires broke...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 06:16 PM EDT

Amazon Accuses Littleton Startup of Copyright Infringement

Amazon Accuses Littleton Startup of Copyright Infringement

A Massachusetts-based startup could end up having to change the name of its product after it caught the attention of Amazon. The online retail giant is challenging the family business in Littleton, arguing...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 01:59 PM EDT

Actually, Laws Do Apply to White Claw Drinkers, Police Say

Actually, Laws Do Apply to White Claw Drinkers, Police Say

In response to the hard seltzer craze that has taken the nation by storm, police in Portland, Maine, "cleared the air" and issued a warning to drinkers of one particular brand. The department took to Twitter...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 06:09 PM EDT

Wayfair's First Permanent Store Is Set to Open at Natick Mall

Wayfair's First Permanent Store Is Set to Open at Natick Mall

Massive online retailer Wayfair is about to make its first foray into permanent physical stores, opening its first lasting brick-and-mortar location Wednesday at the Natick Mall in Massachusetts. Wayfair...

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