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2h ago

Virgin Atlantic adopts gender-neutral uniform policy

The airline's staffers will be able to wear the uniform of their choosing, “no matter their gender, gender identity, or gender expression,” the company said.
Virgin Atlantic uniforms
Virgin Atlantic uniforms
3h ago

Biden warns oil industry not to raise prices as Ian sweeps into Florida

"Do not, let me repeat, do not use this as an excuse to raise gasoline prices or gouge the American people," Biden said Wednesday.
After waiting in lengthy lines, customers fill their vehicles with gas ahead of the oncoming storm in Kissimmee, Fla., on Sept. 26, 2022.
After waiting in lengthy lines, customers fill their vehicles with gas ahead of the oncoming storm in Kissimmee, Fla., on Sept. 26, 2022.
6h ago

Waffle House closes 21 Florida locations as Hurricane Ian moves in

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has historically used an unofficial "Waffle House Index" in part to help assess damage in disaster areas.
Image: Waffle House
Image: Waffle House
6h ago

Cookies might not be tracking you, but some of your favorite brands are

All those loyalty programs you joined during the pandemic have helped turbocharge retailers’ ad targeting.
A Home Depot store in San Rafael, Calif.
A Home Depot store in San Rafael, Calif.
9h ago

Elon Musk accuses SEC of unlawfully muzzling him

The whole dispute stems from an October 2018 agreement Musk signed with the SEC because of his tweets about having "funding secured" to take Tesla private.
Image: Elon Musk
Image: Elon Musk
20h ago

Europe investigates ‘attacks’ on Russian gas pipelines to Europe

Seismologists in Denmark and Sweden said they registered two powerful blasts Monday in the vicinity of the leaks.
Photos released by the Danish Armed Forces showed a large gas leak on the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in the Baltic Sea on Sept. 27, 2022.
Photos released by the Danish Armed Forces showed a large gas leak on the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in the Baltic Sea on Sept. 27, 2022.
1d ago

Disney World to close Wednesday and Thursday due to Hurricane Ian

Disney Springs will also be closed on Wednesday and likely Thursday.
Crowds walk at the Magic Kingdom Park
Crowds walk at the Magic Kingdom Park
2d ago

$100 million N.J. deli scheme leads to federal charges against a man and his son

Your Hometown Deli in Paulsboro made under $40,000 in annual revenue. It was the sole location for Hometown International, which had an eye-popping market value.
Hometown Deli in Paulsboro, N.J.
Hometown Deli in Paulsboro, N.J.
2d ago

What a falling British pound means for the future and the U.S.

A stronger U.S. dollar may ultimately spell bad news for American companies — and stock investors.
A stallholder counts ten-pound banknotes at a market stall in Croydon, Greater London, on Sept. 26, 2022.
A stallholder counts ten-pound banknotes at a market stall in Croydon, Greater London, on Sept. 26, 2022.
2d ago

Biden administration to propose new rules for airline fees requiring more transparency

A proposed rule would require airlines and online travel agencies to disclose fees like those for advanced seat selection, checked baggage and other add-ons.
Image: Passengers watch planes take off at Los Angeles International Airport on Aug. 10, 2022.
Image: Passengers watch planes take off at Los Angeles International Airport on Aug. 10, 2022.
2d ago

Apple will manufacture iPhone 14 in India

The announcement dovetails with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s push for local manufacturing.
New iPhone 14 models on display at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on Sept. 7, 2022.
New iPhone 14 models on display at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on Sept. 7, 2022.