Lowe's Laying Off Workers, Turning To 3rd Parties To Fill JobsLayoffs include thousands of workers who assemble items like grills and patio furniture and perform maintenance and facility-service jobs, such as janitors.
Farewell To Scabby? Days May Be Numbered For New York's Giant Inflatable Shame RatFor years giant inflatable rats have been familiar to New Yorkers walking past countless union protests, but now their reign of shame may be over.
Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates For First Time Since 2008What it means for borrowers is that those with credit cards tied to prime interest rates may see a small drop in their interest charges
Capital One Data Breach: Company Offering Credit Monitoring, Feds Raid Hacker's HomeIf you're among the 106 million individuals who hold a Capital One credit card or who applied for one, your personal data — including self-reported income and birth date — could be in the hands of scammers.
Hacker Gained Access To More Than 100 Million Capital One Accounts, ApplicationsAmong other information, the compromised data included some Social Security numbers.
Nordstrom Opening NYC Stores That Don't Sell AnythingWalmart and Nordstrom are building physical stores that don't actually sell anything.
T-Mobile And Sprint Merger Approved, Set To Become No. 3 Wireless CarrierThe combined T-Mobile and Sprint would become the No. 3 competitor in the mobile phone business, with a roughly 30% market share
Southwest Airlines Pulling Out Of Newark Airport Due To Boeing 737 GroundingsSouthwest Airlines is pulling out of New Jersey's Newark airport because of the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max.
FTC Fines Facebook $5 Billion, Zuckerberg To Be Held Personally Responsible For Privacy ComplianceFederal regulators have fined Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations and holding CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally responsible in a limited fashion.
Equifax $700 Million Settlement: FTC To Help People File Claims To Get Back MoneyConsumers in the Tri-State Area may be receiving money from claims about credit monitoring or identity theft protection as part of the data breach deal with the FTC announced today.
Demanding Answers: CBS2 Grills Con Edison Over This Past Weekend's Crippling Power OutagesState officials have vowed to subject the utility to a strenuous investigation of why it intentionally threw the switch that left tens of thousands without power in the middle of a heat wave.
NYC Heat Wave: Con Edison Under Pressure To Keep Lights On, Preparing For Record Power Demand This WeekendThe utility monopoly has been coping with a wave of sporadic problems since Saturday night's blackout on Manhattan's west side.
Former Meadowlands Site Looking To Hire Workers Ahead Of 'American Dream' OpeningA job fair hiring event for up to 1,200 positions will be held in Lyndhurst on July 24-25, 2019.
Support Grows For Bill Proposing Allergy-Friendly Restaurants In Nassau CountyA new bill is proposing food establishments better train employees on how to handle food safely.
Retailers Rolling Out Their Own Deals To Counter Amazon Prime Day SalesAmazon's annual "Prime Day" is underway Monday, offering two days of ongoing sales from the online retail giant. Other retailers are also offering deep discounts to entice shoppers.