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Washington, D.C. -- Earlier this week, the National Safety Council (NSC) along with over 50 partner organizations sent a request to Vice President Mike Pence urging the federal government to provide COVID-19 testing to workers who are at risk and providing essential business services.

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As people have been driving less due to stay at home orders due to COVID-19, their vehicles have been spending much more time parked in the driveway. In recognition of this trend, auto insurers are offering credits and refunds for April and May.

Starting Saturday, April 4, Walmart stores will begin limiting the number of customers who will be allowed into the store at once, according to a press statement on the retailer’s website. This is to help encourage the social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Altoona, Pa. —Sheetz says they will pay employees an additional $3 per hour in an effort to support frontline employees who are working tirelessly through the COVID-19 crisis. Since Sheetz sells gasoline and food, it's considered an essential business and was not part of the shutdown ordered…

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HERSHEY, Pa. -- It's America's turn to vote…and it's going to be hard to pick! Cadbury has announced the top 10 finalists of this year's "Bunny Tryouts." These finalists now vie for the opportunity to be in this year's iconic Cadbury Clucking Bunny Easter commercial.

Struggling home furnishings retailer Pier 1 Imports, Inc. said it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it is initiating a sale process. The company is in discussions with multiple potential buyers. In a statement, the company said it has also entered into a Plan Support Agreement or…

A U.S. District judge ruled in favor of Sprint corp.'s (S) $26 billion merger deal with T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS), dismissing a lawsuit brought by a group of State Attorneys General. The ruling has cleared one of the final hurdles for the deal. But the deal still needs the California Public Ut…

Amazon.com Inc.'s founder and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos is continuing his stock selling spree. According to regulatory filings, the world's richest man has sold more than 2 million shares of Amazon In the past week, for more than $4 billion. The latest transaction was disclosed on F…

What’s Valentine’s Day without the iconic candy conversation hearts? Last year the conversations went silent as Necco, the candy company that produced SweetHearts, went bankrupt. The Spangler Candy Company purchased the brand that same year, but not quickly enough to restock shelves with the…

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Approximately 2,000 pounds of raw ground beef products have been recalled due to possible contamination, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service.

With a view to promoting a healthy workforce, U-Haul announced its plans to decline job applicants who use nicotine, starting February 1 in 21 states. The Phoenix, Arizona-based moving equipment and storage rental company noted that Arizona is among the 21 states where it is lawful to declin…

Boeing Co. (BA) said Monday its chief executive officer Dennis Muilenburg has resigned from the company, effective immediately. The troubled aerospace giant's chief financial officer Greg Smith will serve as interim chief executive officer during a brief transition period. Boeing, which has …

General Motors Co. has issued two recalls for more than 900,000 cars and trucks worldwide for faulty brake software and battery-related fire risks. The recalls cover around 814,000 vehicles in the United States, and some vehicles are included in both recalls, according to the National Highwa…

For the eighth consecutive year, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has been selected as the Best Place to Work in the U.S. Federal Government. "NASA's selection as the Best Place to Work in Government for the eighth year in a row is a testament to the excellence of our…

Ford Motor Co. plans to invest more than $1.45 billion and add 3,000 new jobs at two southeast Michigan plants to build new trucks and SUVs, as well as to further expand into electric and autonomous vehicles. Ford will invest about $750 million and add 2,700 new direct jobs at its manufactur…