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In this Thursday, March 8, 2018 photo an employee works on a Volkswagen car during a final quality control at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany. Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand’s German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks for cost cuts and adapts to increasing digitalization. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
June 05, 2019 - 3:43 am
BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand's German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapts to increasing digitalization. The company said Wednesday up to 4,000 jobs in non-production areas won't be restaffed over the coming...
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June 04, 2019 - 3:35 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When Apple announced that it would kill iTunes, music aficionados, who have perhaps already been burned by MySpace losing 12 years of music, worried. What about non-Apple music? For now, the answer seems to be relax: your songs are safe. "Users will have access to their entire music...
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June 04, 2019 - 12:22 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration has announced new steps to further restrict Americans' travel to Cuba, including banning group tours and cruise ship stops to the island nation. The changes are meant to tighten the economic pressure on the Cuban government, which Commerce Secretary Wilbur...
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In this Thursday, May 30, 2019 photo, family Nurse Practitioner Serena Lopez exits an exam room at the new HealthHUB inside a CVS store in Spring, Texas. HealthHUB locations offer a broader range of health care services, new product categories, digital tools and on-demand health kiosks, trusted advice and personalized care. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 04, 2019 - 8:00 am
CVS Health is pushing deeper into health services with plans to add dietitians, medical equipment and space for the occasional yoga class to 1,500 stores over the next few years. The drugstore chain that quit selling tobacco several years ago said Tuesday it will expand a store model it recently...
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June 04, 2019 - 6:05 am
(NEW YORK) -- Sephora is one of the most popular beauty havens in the U.S., but after being called out for racial discrimination, many people have been wondering how the brand will respond. In April, singer and songwriter SZA took to social media to call out a disturbing incident she had while...
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June 04, 2019 - 5:42 am
(NEW YORK) -- It's the end of iTunes -- at least as we know it. At its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that its iTunes app, a game-changer when it was introduced in 2001, will be replaced with three new entertainment apps aimed at simplifying and improving...
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June 04, 2019 - 5:29 am
(NEW YORK) -- Last week 600 acres of the Hurst family farm was underwater. Those acres already had been planted with corn, and Blake Hurst said the family now had to decide if there was time to replant soybeans and take the chance the herbicide they used for corn had been washed away enough so it...
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June 04, 2019 - 5:22 am
(NEW YORK) -- It's been almost 25 years since her death, but the legacy of legendary Latina singer Selena lives on. On Sept. 25, 2020, fans will have the opportunity to take a Selena Tribute Cruise, a three-day sea journey from Los Angeles to Ensenada, Mexico, and back again, on the Carnival...
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June 04, 2019 - 4:36 am
(NEW YORK) -- Deborah Chin had the same thought many moms do when she had her first child, a daughter, three years ago and took time off. "I think the way I put it was simply, 'I’m going to take a year off and then be back,'" Chin, of Oakland, California, told ABC News' Good Morning America . "I...
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June 03, 2019 - 4:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- New updates to the Apple Watch will include a menstrual cycle tracking feature , meeting a need users have long called for. The Cycle Tracking feature is not only coming to the Apple Watch -- it will also be available in the Health app on iPhones when the newest operating system, iOS...
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