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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Employee is suing his boss because his job was too boring

A Frenchman is suing his former employer claiming his job was so boring it gave him emotional and health problems.

Published 1:10 PM

4 U.S. governors on jobs: Not enough workers

A panel of U.S. governors collectively said job skills are an increasing issue in their states, a reflection of the job skills gap in America and near-record number of jobs openings.

Published 12:56 PM

Twitter shares hit lowest level ever

Tough times for the little blue bird. Shares of Twitter have hit a new all-time low and are now more than 80% below their peak price. Wall Street seems to be running out of patience with the company. Should Jack Dorsey try and sell Twitter?

Published 12:53 PM

Lowest airfares in 7 years this summer

Travel app Hopper predicts airfares for leisure travelers will be down 12% this summer, bringing the lowest prices seen since 2009.

Published 12:41 PM

Are sensitive U.S. economic reports being leaked?

A new academic study shows there is significant "price drift" in the 30 minutes before the release of various U.S. macroeconomic reports, including the preliminary GDP report.

Published 12:31 PM

Airlines posted record profits last year

U.S. airlines posted a record profit of $25.6 billion last year, more than three times higher than 2014, thanks to low oil prices

Published 12:27 PM

Martin Shkreli faces more charges

Martin Shkreli, "the most hated man in America," will face additional charges in a court appearance on June 6.

Published 11:39 AM

What's wrong with Apple?

The stock is in the midst of an epic losing streak and is one of the worst performers in the Dow this year. Carl Icahn has given up and sold his stake. And iPhone sales fell for the first time ever. But is the worst almost over for Apple?

Published 11:37 AM

Oil town Americans late on car loan payments

Banks surveyed by the Federal Reserve warn that financial stress in the oil industry is starting to infect loans made to businesses and households in energy-dependent regions of the U.S.

Published 11:32 AM

Broadway hailed for its diversity this season

The 2014-15 theater season is one the most diverse years on record, according to a new study.

Published 11:07 AM

Zillow CEO: When you should buy vs. rent

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff says the most important thing between deciding to buy or rent a home is how long you plan to live there and knowing what the breakeven horizon is.

Published 10:56 AM

Why Whole Foods CEO envies Trader Joe's

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey says he envies private companies like Trader Joe's, a major competitor, because they're not subject to all the regulation that public companies are.

Published 10:33 AM

Venezuelans wait on hours-long line for basics

With the economy in crisis due to government rationing, hyperinflation and an oil crisis, frustrated people in Caracas, Venezuela wait for hours just to get basics like flour and soap. The only other option, buy items on the black market.

Published 10:31 AM

Is Europe's jobs crisis over?

Eurozone unemployment is set to fall below 10% next year for the first time since 2009, the European Commission said in its latest economic forecast.

Published 9:55 AM

Johnson & Johnson loses second cancer lawsuit

A jury in St. Louis awarded $55 million in damages to a Missouri woman who used Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder for more than 35 years before being diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Published 9:29 AM

From farm to mom: Meet Bouqs, the startup picking the freshest flowers

Startup Bouqs partners with farmers to cut out the middleman and deliver flowers direct to consumer.

Published 9:06 AM

The storied history of newspapers

Do you know why some newspapers are called "gazettes," or what story the first American paper reported on? Here are some facts about the history of the newspaper.

Published 8:57 AM

Does 'Hamilton' have a shot with overseas audiences?

"Hamilton" is one of the most profitable Broadway shows ever, and it's expected to dominate the Tony Awards. But can a show so steeped in American history satisfy audiences in Europe and Australia?

Published 8:27 AM

StubHub and Ticketmaster asked to crack down on ticket resellers

Schneiderman says ticket reselling sites such as StubHub and Ticketmaster must do more to crack down on high volume sellers who are violating law, driving up prices.

Published 8:27 AM

After 9 years, family reunites at the U.S.-Mexico border

After almost a decade of being separated, Gabi Esparza reunited with her mother and sister at Friendship Park on the U.S./Mexico border. It's the only place along the border fence that the U.S. Border Patrol has opened -- and this is only the third time the agency has done so.

Published 7:50 AM

Student death triggers probe of China's Baidu

Chinese authorities are investigating Baidu over the death of a student whose family claims to have used its Internet search engine to look for medical treatments.

Published 7:49 AM

China spends record amount buying up foreign companies

Chinese companies are on a $108 billion dollar record shopping spree, snapping up foreign firms at an incredible pace.

Published 7:45 AM

Gun sales surge 26% at Sturm Ruger

Sturm, Ruger & Co. says first quarter gun sales jumped 26% and earnings surged 50%.

Published 7:32 AM

This elevator could shape the cities of the future

A new magnetic levitation elevator can go up and down, side to side, and right out the building to connect with the surrounding city.

Published 7:20 AM

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Published 5:28 AM

Johnson & Johnson just lost another talcum powder cancer lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson has suffered a second costly court defeat over claims its talcum powder caused cancer, and that may be only the beginning.

Published 3:59 AM

Chinese firm abandons bid for gigantic Australian ranch

The Kidman beef company is putting a ranch the size of Ireland back on the market in Australia.

Published 3:31 AM

After 9 years, a 3 minute reunion at the border

For the third time in history, the United States Border Patrol opened a fence that divides the U.S. and Mexico. Six families had the opportunity to embrace their loved ones for three minutes at a time.

Published 12:15 AM