According to Forbes Magazine, the rapper, whose real name is Shawn Carter, has a net worth of at least $1 billion. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
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Forbes: Jay-Z Becomes First Billionaire RapperAccording to Forbes Magazine, the rapper, whose real name is Shawn Carter, has a net worth of at least $1 billion. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Norah O'Donnell On Interview With Boeing CEOCBSN New York's Alex Denis sits down with CBS News' Norah O'Donnell following her interview with the CEO of Boeing who is speaking out after two deadly 737 Max airliner crashes.
Historic Opioid Trial Underway In OklahomaThe nation's first state trial against a drug-making company that critics blame for contributing to the nation's opioid crisis opened Tuesday in Oklahoma. CBS2's Maurice Dubois reports
Manhattan Starbucks Shops Accused Of Using Dangerous Pest StripsA group of New York customers and a former vendor accuse Starbucks of using pest-extermination strips in their Manhattan stores, exposing customers and employees to toxic chemicals. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Westchester To Update Laws On Monitoring Suspicious Activity At Pawn ShopsIn Westchester County there is a proposal to modernize how the county monitors possible suspicious activity at pawn shops. CBS2’s Tony Aiello reports.
Crash Families, Schumer Turn Up Heat On NTSB To Enforce Specific Regulations On Limo IndustryVictims’ families joined U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer on Monday at New Hyde Park High School to call on the National Transportation Safety Board to enforce specific regulations on the limo industry. CBS2’s Lisa Rozner reported.
Sen. Schumer Calls For Probe Of Chinese Rail CompanyThe New York democrat says he asked the Commerce Department to conduct a review after CRRC, one of the world's largest train makers, won a design contest for new subway cars.
'Oscars' Of The Beauty Product Industry Announce 2019 WinnersCosmetic Executive Women Beauty Awards name best products and hotting innovations in make-up, tools and more.
TWA Hotel Opens Today At JFK AirportThe new TWA Hotel at John F. Kennedy International Airport opens its doors to the public today. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Push For NYC Fur Sale Ban Has Business Owners Dander UpThe New York City Council will hold a hearing Wednesday on a proposed ban on fur sales. The council’s Committee on Consumer Affairs and Business licensing will consider the fur ban which would prohibit the sale of fur apparel in the city except for fur that is worn for religious reasons. CBS2's Marcia Kramer reports.
Long Island Cashing In On PGA ChampionshipCBS2's Jennifer McLogan has the latest on how Long Island residents are cashing in on the influx of traffic for the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.
Rutgers Newspaper May Go Out Of BusinessCBS2's Lisa Rozner has the latest on the struggle to keep 'The Daily Targum,' Rutgers University's newspaper, in business.
Stocks Tumble As Trade War With China EscalatesTariffs are paid by importers of goods like retailers and wholesalers. They either absorb the fee, or increase prices to consumers. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Queens Community Outraged After Car Dealership Gets Service Road Through Promised Park ProjectA Queens community is at odds with a local car dealership over the renovation of a nearby park. More than 100 people gathered at Travers Park in Jackson Heights keep their promises, reports CBS2’s Aundrea Cline-Thomas.
Helium Shortage Threatens To Inflate Prices For Party BalloonsThe cost of a canister of helium gas has risen from $120 to $240, and party suppliers are being forced to pass long the price hike to their customers. CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Uber Goes Public, Closes Lower Than Initial Public Offering PriceAfter much hype leading up to the largest initial public offering in five years, Uber hit a few potholes on its first day of trading, closing down 8% and reflecting lingering doubts about its future prospects for profitability. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Party City Closing 45 StoresThere are 870 Party City stores in the U.S. and Canada.
Uber IPO Set To Happen Friday, Expected To Raise Market Value To $82 BillionThe Uber IPO price is $45 per share, which is the lower end of the target range. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Exclusive: Huntington Residents Angry At PSEGResidents of one neighborhood in Huntington, New York, are fuming at utility PSEG, claiming a power surge fried their appliances. CBSN New York's Jennifer McLogan reports
Uber, Lyft Drivers Stage Strike To Draw Attention To Drivers' PlightIt was the same story in Stamford, Philadelphia, Boston and Atlanta as well as in London and Sao Paulo, Brazil, as ride hailing drivers demand better working conditions and more pay. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
NYC Chef Daniela Soto-Innes Honored By 'World's 50 Best'Daniela Soto-Innes, a chef at Mexican eatery Cosme in Manhattan, was recently recognized by The World's 50 Best Restaurants, CBSN New York's Ali Bauman reports
Companies Adding New Perks For Working MomsFrom flexible hours to giving away expensive bassinets to shipping breast milk, many companies are offering a lot more these days to keep talented workers - especially moms. CBS2's Andrea Grymes reports.
Radio Station WPLJ Signs Off The Air For GoodAfter 48 years of broadcasting to the Tri-State Area, it's the end of an era for 95.5 WPLJ. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Uber, Lyft Drivers Hold Protests To Demand Better WagesDozens of the ride-hailing cars made a slow protest drive across the Brooklyn bridge Wednesday morning ahead of Uber's IPO later this week. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Uber, Lyft Drivers To Strike TodayThose who take Uber or Lyft to work might have a more difficult time getting a ride Wednesday morning. Many drivers plan to shut down their apps in a nationwide protest. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Uber And Lyft Drivers Will Go On Strike And Protest Over WagesNew York drivers will join other major cities in the one day strike. They want job security, better wages and regulated of fares. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Trade Talks With China Making U.S. Markets NervousWall Street suffer a volatile drop on Tuesday amid ongoing trade talks between the United States and China. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Uber, Lyft Drivers Planning Strike On WednesdayDrivers in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco won't be available on the Uber and Lyft apps. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Uber, Lyft Drivers Expected To Log Off This WeekDrivers for app-based companies Uber and Lyft are planning strikes and rallies ahead of Uber's IPO this Friday.