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Touting New Trains, Amtrak CEO Foresees Riders Heading Back

Touting New Trains, Amtrak CEO Foresees Riders Heading Back

BUSINESS | By Tom Krisher | Jul 14, 2021

Amtrak is betting big on a return of ridership. The nation's passenger railroad wants to replace its nearly half-century-old fleet with state-of-the-art trains that can operate on electricity or diesel fuel.

Out Gay Legislators Demand No Chick-fil-A on the New York Thruway

Out Gay Legislators Demand No Chick-fil-A on the New York Thruway

BUSINESS | Jul 13, 2021

Chick-fil-A's history of contributing to anti-LGBTQ causes may cost them a lucrative deal to put the fast food chain on the New York Thruway.

Not Very Nice: Baron Cohen Sues Mass. Cannabis Dispensary

Not Very Nice: Baron Cohen Sues Mass. Cannabis Dispensary

BUSINESS | Jul 13, 2021

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen has sued a Massachusetts cannabis dispensary he says used an image of his character Borat on a billboard without his permission, according to documents filed in U.S. District Court in Boston.

Nordstrom Buys Minority Share in 4 UK Fashion Brands

Nordstrom Buys Minority Share in 4 UK Fashion Brands

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jul 13, 2021

Nordstrom says it's acquiring a minority interest in four fashion brands owned by a British company called Asos as the department store chain aims to attract more customers in their 20s.

OUT in Colombia Wins IGLTA Foundation's Impact Award

OUT in Colombia Wins IGLTA Foundation's Impact Award

BUSINESS | Jul 11, 2021

Boutique LGBTQ+ tour operator OUT in Colombia has won the IGLTA Foundation's inaugural Impact Award for responsible tourism and development.

Celebrating Pride All Year Long with Sunday Scaries and the Trevor Project

Celebrating Pride All Year Long with Sunday Scaries and the Trevor Project

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jul 9, 2021

Sunday Scaries is a CBD company with a mission to de-stigmatize mental health — one rainbow-colored piece of Unicorn Jerky at a time.

Canada's Flair Airlines Plans Flights to US in October

Canada's Flair Airlines Plans Flights to US in October

BUSINESS | Jul 9, 2021

Canadian budget carrier Flair Airlines said Thursday that on Oct. 31 it will begin flying to six U.S. leisure destinations including Las Vegas; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and Palm Springs, California.

AP Source: Trump Plans Lawsuit Against Facebook, Twitter

AP Source: Trump Plans Lawsuit Against Facebook, Twitter

BUSINESS | By Jill Colvin | Jul 7, 2021

Former President Donald Trump is planning to announce a lawsuit Wednesday against three of the country's biggest tech companies: Facebook, Twitter and Google.

Scale, Details of massive Kaseya Ransomware Attack Emerge

Scale, Details of massive Kaseya Ransomware Attack Emerge

BUSINESS | By Frank Bajak | Jul 5, 2021

Cybersecurity teams worked feverishly Sunday to stem the impact of the single biggest global ransomware attack on record, with some details emerging about how the Russia-linked gang responsible breached the company whose software was the conduit.

Las Vegas Is Bouncing Back, but the Virus Is on the Rise Too

Las Vegas Is Bouncing Back, but the Virus Is on the Rise Too

BUSINESS | By Michelle L. Price | Jul 3, 2021

Fifteen months after the pandemic transformed Las Vegas from flamboyant spectacle to ghost town, Sin City is back.

Fewer Working-Age People May Slow Economy. Will It Lift Pay?

Fewer Working-Age People May Slow Economy. Will It Lift Pay?

BUSINESS | By Christopher Rugaber | Jul 3, 2021

As America's job market rebounds this summer and the need for workers intensifies, employers won't likely have a chance to relax anytime soon.

Ransomware Hits Hundreds of US Companies, Security Firm Says

Ransomware Hits Hundreds of US Companies, Security Firm Says

BUSINESS | By Frank Bajak, Eric Tucker and Matt O'Brien | Jul 3, 2021

A ransomware attack paralyzed the networks of at least 200 U.S. companies on Friday, according to a cybersecurity researcher whose company was responding to the incident.

Gap to Close all UK, Ireland Stores; Shifts Business Online

Gap to Close all UK, Ireland Stores; Shifts Business Online

BUSINESS | By Urooba Jamal | Jul 2, 2021

In another blow to Britain's retail sector, American clothing company Gap said that it will close all of its stores in the U.K. by the end of the year as it moves its business exclusively online.

Weed Cellars Pours Pride With New Release and South Florida Arrival

Weed Cellars Pours Pride With New Release and South Florida Arrival

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 30, 2021

Weed Cellars' Pride Edition Chenin Blanc/Viognier blend is only one color in its rainbow of wine, beers and spirits. The brand now arrives in South Florida to spread the love.

Q&A: Ford Foundation's Leader Straddles Contrasting Worlds

Q&A: Ford Foundation's Leader Straddles Contrasting Worlds

BUSINESS | Jun 30, 2021

Darren Walker has experienced two sides of life — one of poverty, one of wealth and has often mentioned that growing up in poverty as a gay Black man in rural Texas has given him a unique perspective on his work as president of the Ford Foundation.

Fox News Fined $1 Million for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

Fox News Fined $1 Million for Sex Harassment and Retaliation

BUSINESS | By David Bauder | Jun 30, 2021

The New York City Commission on Human Rights has fined Fox News $1 million, the largest penalty in its history, for violations of laws protecting against sexual harassment and job retaliation.

TSA Will Resume Defense Training for Airline Employees

TSA Will Resume Defense Training for Airline Employees

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Jun 28, 2021

Federal officials cited the surge of incidents involving disruptive and sometimes violent passengers in resuming self-defense training for airline flight attendants and pilots.

Report: McDonald's, State Farm Present as Allies While Franchisees, Agents Make Anti-LGTBQ Contributions

Report: McDonald's, State Farm Present as Allies While Franchisees, Agents Make Anti-LGTBQ Contributions

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 25, 2021

Though major corporations put on their allyship faces for the LGBTQ community — especially during Pride Month — they might still be contributing, directly or indirectly, to anti-LGBTQ causes.

American Airlines Cutting Flights as Summer Season Starts

American Airlines Cutting Flights as Summer Season Starts

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Jun 23, 2021

American Airlines will cut hundreds of flights over the next three weeks to avoid overloading its operation as demand for summer air travel rises faster than once expected.

Uber Eats Tackles App Profile Issue that Outs Trans Drivers

Uber Eats Tackles App Profile Issue that Outs Trans Drivers

BUSINESS | By Roxana Hegeman | Jun 23, 2021

A civil rights group warned Uber Eats that its app profiles place transgender drivers at risk of harassment and violence, prompting the company to apologize Tuesday.

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