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Packs of cigarettes are displayed on a shelf at a CVS store on Feb. 6, 2014, in Greenbrae, California. CVS Caremark has announced it will no longer sell tobacco products. (credit: Getty Images)

28 States Ask Major Pharmacy Chains To End Tobacco Sales

They have written to the chief executives of Wal-Mart, Walgreens, Rite-Aid, Safeway and Kroger, urging them to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products.

03/17/2014

Christmas shopping (credit: Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

‘Tis The Season For Haggling Over Prices

Many shoppers are discovering that stores, desperate for sales and customer loyalty, are willing to negotiate.

12/16/2013

Hundreds of demonstrators rally before marching and blocking traffic in a major intersection outside a Wal-Mart store during rush hour September 5, 2013 in Hyattsville, Maryland.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Activists Rally Outside Secaucus Walmart To Demand Higher Wages

The company’s CEO is defending the retail giant. Bill Simon says his stores offers opportunity.

11/29/2013

The Walmart logo is displayed on a shopping cart. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Bomb Scare Prompts Evacuation Of White Plains Walmart On Black Friday

Police Chief James Bradley said store officials received two threatening phone calls shortly before 1 p.m. and decided to evacuate.

11/29/2013

Walmart (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Man Pepper Sprayed After Argument At NJ Walmart

Authorities said 23-year-old Richard Ramos became “belligerent” while arguing with a Walmart shopper over a television Thursday night, and then attacked a Garfield police officer when the manager called for help.

11/29/2013

A woman hangs clothes at a store. (credit: Thinkstock.com)

Best Cities For Black Friday Shopping

While many other consumers will simply avoid holiday crowds at shopping malls or even wait until Cyber Monday, retail stores across the nation will be buzzing with activity on the day after Thanksgiving. The following are five of the best American cities for Black Friday deals.

11/05/2013

Walmart Sex Abuse Suspect

Parents Horrified After L.I. Walmart Employee Is Accused Of Molesting Boy

Parents were on edge Monday, after a Long Island Walmart employee was accused of luring a 5-year-old boy into a store restroom and sexually assaulting him.

10/21/2013

Walmart Sex Abuse Suspect

Long Island Walmart Employee Accused Of Sexually Abusing Boy, 5, In Restroom

A Walmart employee lured a 5-year-old boy into a store restroom and sexually abused him Saturday night, police said.

10/20/2013

Walmart (file / credit: YURI CORTEZ/AFP/GettyImages)

LI Cops Seek Suspect In Early Morning Walmart Hold-Up

Once inside the man brandished a black handgun and ordered the manager to empty the contents of the store’s safe into a black duffel bag before fleeing the scene.

05/11/2013

(credit: White Plains Police)

Police: Suspect Sexually Assaults Girl, 7, At White Plains Walmart

Police said the suspect approached the child and inappropriately touched her after she wandered away from her mother.

04/23/2013

Sig Gissler, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, announces the 97th annual Pulitzer Prize winners at Columbia University - April 15, 2013 (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

New York Times Wins Four Pulitzer Prizes

The Pulitzers, journalism’s highest honor, are given out each year by Columbia University on the recommendation of a board of journalists and others. Each award carries a $10,000 prize except for the public service award, which is a gold medal.

04/15/2013

Nathalie Saona gave birth to a baby girl she named Kourtney. (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Gives Birth In Pharmacy Department Of Upstate Walmart

It’s not something you see in Walmart every day.

03/15/2013

FILE - Passengers wait on a subway platform in NYC. (credit: CBS 2)

Study: New Yorkers Find Most ‘Missed Connections’ On Subway

A recent study found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the largest number of New Yorkers who place Missed Connections posts on Craigslist find their objects of adoration on the subway.

03/06/2013

Protesters deliver a box with petition signatures to the Walmart in Danbury, Conn. - Jan. 15, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Protesters In Conn. Target Walmart For Selling Assault Weapons

In the wake of the Newtown massacre, gun protesters on Tuesday took their message to a Walmart not far from Sandy Hook Elementary School.

01/15/2013

A BB Rifle (credit: Walmart)

Elderly Woman Arrested For Bringing BB Rifle To Westport Town Meeting

One Connecticut woman’s idea of a political statement has landed her in handcuffs.

01/09/2013

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