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Judge reinstates federal protections for grizzly bears, blocks planned fall hunting season


A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration from permitting Wyoming and Idaho to launch a grizzly bear trophy hunt


Tennessee funeral homes were not responsible for mishandled bodies at Galilee Memorial Gardens


Jurors took less than a day to decided that area funeral directors were not responsible for the mishandling of bodies at Galilee Memorial Gardens.


Rosenstein: Departure statement had been prepared as he huddled at White House

Deputy AG Rosenstein's tenure appeared over--until it wasn't; statement drafted in anticipation of departure

Starbucks planning layoffs, 'significant changes' to company structure


The Seattle-based coffee giant is hoping an organizational shake-up will boost slumping sales.

White Dallas police officer fired after killing neighbor

USA TODAY / Sports

The Dallas police officer who shot and killed a neighbor, saying she mistakenly entered the wrong apartment, has been fired.

Monday, Sep 24


The best air fryers of 2018


Can frying without the fat live up to the hype?


MacOS Mojave is here: 8 ways it can update your Mac


From Dark Mode to easier tools for adding pictures to your documents, MacOS Mojave can add a fresh coat to your aging Mac.


Procter & Gamble says new China tariffs may raise prices, hurt sales and endanger jobs


Procter & Gamble outlined the potential dangers in a letter before President Donald Trump slapped a new 10 percent tariff on Chinese imports.

Photo shows baby crawling across New Jersey street; child unharmed

USA TODAY / Travel

A man said he stopped traffic on Saturday when he saw something almost unbelievable — a baby crawling across the street in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Hertz drives ahead with plans to paint hockey arena 'sunny' yellow


Hertz's plans to paint the hockey arena in Estero a bright yellow have drawn some criticism. But the company hopes to move ahead with its plans by winning over the town's Design Review Board.

Sears 'must act immediately' to extend life, Lampert's fund says


Sears CEO and largest shareholder Eddie Lampert proposed his hedge fund acquire more of the retailer's assets and help the ailing company reduce debt.


You'll be using a fingerprint to start your car soon


With many key fobs vulnerable to hacking, automotive security experts say car companies will soon require fingerprinting to start new vehicles.


Here are some of the highest paying college degrees


How many Americans collectively hold almost 1.5 trillion dollars worth of student debt? Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story.

Reports: Michael Kors to buy Versace in $2 billion deal


The Italian fashion house would help Michael Kors compete in a European-dominated industry. The Versace family would remain on board.

California, other states, to blast Trump proposal to weaken fuel economy rules

USA TODAY / Technology

Several states including California say they will actively oppose the Trump Administration's proposal to weaken tougher fuel economy rules. Hearings around the country start Monday.

Priced out of the market? Cities where the middle class can no longer afford a home

USA TODAY / Finance

Families that pay more than 30% of their incomes on housing are considered cost burdened and may have difficulty affording rent and other necessities.


These are the 5 best Amazon deals right now


Kick off the week with a great deal on an awesome product.

Kohl's increases seasonal workers to 90,000, touts holiday perks


Amid a tight labor market and brightening retail prospects, Kohl’s is boosting its seasonal hiring and touting its perks to attract holiday workers.


Oprah is on Fortune’s 218 Most Powerful Women list


Here are the top reasons why.

Women claim seat at the investors' table, challenging the status quo


They are launching funds, leading private equity groups or joining the investment teams of existing firms, meanwhile helping to bring other women up the ranks with them.

We dropped a thirsty iPhone XS into coffee, wine, beer and soda: Here's how it did


The iPhone XS and XS Max are water resistant like other phones. But these new devices are also supposed to withstand beer and soda spills. Did they?

Nashville women rally around female entrepreneurs through SheEO funding model


Through SheEO, 500 women contribute $1,100 to help other female entrepreneurs. So far, 32 women-led companies in 4 countries have received funding.


SiriusXM to buy Pandora in $3.5 billion deal


SiriusXM is buying music streaming service Pandora for around $3.5 billion dollars. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.

September route roundup: Where airlines are adding (or cutting) service


There are dozens of changes to airline routes each month. New options to Hawaii, Caribbean and Italy are among the most interesting for September.

Congress might help future plane rides be a little more comfortable


Congress is considering a bill that would order the FAA to establish minimum airline seat sizes.

T-Mobile's MetroPCS changes name and adds unlimited lure: Amazon Prime and Google One


MetroPCS is ditching the PCS tag to become Metro by T-Mobile. It is adding new tiered unlimited plans with Amazon Prime and Google One cloud storage.


Weight Watchers rebrands as WW, eliminates artificial ingredients in focus on wellness

Weight Watchers International is seeking to ride the wellness wave by changing its brand name to WW in a move supported by advocate-investor Oprah.

SiriusXM to buy Pandora streaming radio service for $3.5 billion

USA TODAY / Sports

On-demand audio continues to shake up the radio business as SiriusXM said it reached a deal to acquire online streaming service Pandora Media.

Looking to buy a home with poor credit? Best and worst cities to apply for a mortgage

USA TODAY / Technology

As with all real estate transactions, whether or not you can get a mortgage with a low credit score also depends on location, location, location.