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Feb. 17, 2020 10:00 AM EST

Omaha World Herald. February 13, 2020 The Nebraska Legislature has important oversight responsibilities The Legislature’s oversight of state agencies has proven valuable in the past, and a proposal for a special legislative committee to monitor conditions at the state’s juvenile offender facilities...

Shoplifting arrest ends search for teen accused of killings

Feb. 16, 2020 3:40 PM EST

MIDLAND, Va. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy charged with fatally shooting his mother and 6-year-old brother in their Virginia home was apprehended after he tried to shoplift hair dye, clothes and a backpack from a North Carolina department store, police said Sunday. Levi Norwood was arrested Saturday after...

FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2020, file photo a person walks by a retail clothing store in Valley West Mall in West Des Moines, Iowa. On Friday, Feb. 14, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for January. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

US retail sales up a modest 0.3% in January

Feb. 14, 2020 10:14 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose a modest 0.3% in January, a slight improvement over December, as unseasonably warm weather boosted sales at hardware stores and furniture stores. The Commerce Department said Friday that the January advance followed a 0.2% rise in sales in December. The slight...

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Feb. 13, 2020 1:52 PM EST

1. “Golden in Death” by J.D. Robb (St. Martin's Press) 2. “Open Book” by Jessica Simpson (Dey Street) 3. “Crooked River” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (Grand Central Publishing) 4. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 5. “The...

In this Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020 photo, Indian laborers sit near burnt remains after a fire broke out at Nandan Denim, one of the largest denim suppliers in the world, in Ahmedabad, India. At least seven people died in the blaze that swept the factory that has ties to major U.S. retailers, according to its website. Some of the U.S. and multinational companies listed on the website said they were not actually customers, and many issued statements that strongly condemned dangerous work sites. (AP Photo)

Burned India denim factory had single door reached by ladder

Feb. 12, 2020 9:27 AM EST

NEW DELHI (AP) — Shouting and crying, workers in an Indian denim factory struggled to claw their way up a ladder to a door, their only exit as a fire blazed through fabric and machinery, officials said. Seven people died in the weekend blaze, and families were still waiting Wednesday to recover their...

In this October 2018 photo provided by Tyson Foods, Karen Diefendorf, second right, director of Chaplain Services at Tyson Foods, talks with employees at the company's Berry St. poultry plant in Springdale, Ark. The company deploys a team of more than 90 chaplains to comfort and counsel employees at its plants and offices. The program began in 2000. (Logan Webster/Tyson Foods via AP)

More US firms are boosting faith-based support for employees

Feb. 11, 2020 10:57 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It has become standard practice for U.S. corporations to assure employees of support regardless of their race, gender or sexual orientation. There’s now an intensifying push to ensure that companies are similarly supportive and inclusive when it comes to employees’ religious...

FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, the Winston razor and Harry's face lotion are on display at the headquarters of Harry's Inc., in New York. Federal antitrust regulators say a proposed merger that would combine old-school shaving company Schick with upstart Harry's would end up costing consumers some skin. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

Schick owner retreats from $1.37B buyout of Harry's

Feb. 10, 2020 10:35 AM EST

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — The company that owns Schick has terminated its attempt to buy the upstart shaving company Harry’s for $1.37 billion, just days after the U.S. sued to block the acquisition. Edgewell Personal Care Co. said Monday that it will move forward as a standalone company. It also said...

Specialist Jay Woods works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. U.S. stocks rose in midday trading Thursday as investors continued focusing on the latest round of corporate earnings and China cut tariffs on key imports as part of a trade war truce. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Asian stock markets retreat after surge on China tariff cut

Feb. 6, 2020 11:38 PM EST

Asian stock markets retreated Friday following a surge after China announced a tariff cut on U.S. imports. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney all declined. Tokyo was flat. Major Asian markets jumped more than 2% on Thursday after Beijing said it will cut duties on $75 billion of U.S. goods...

USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

Feb. 6, 2020 4:44 PM EST

1. “American Dirt” by Jeanine Cummins (Flatiron Books) 2. “Vendetta Road” by Christine Feehan (Berkely) 3. “Profiles in Corruption” by Peter Schweizer (Harper) 4. “A Very Stable Genius” by Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig (Penguin) 5. “When You See...

FILE - This Aug. 8, 2018, file photo shows the Casper logo on the company's website, on a computer screen in New York.  Online mattress pioneer Casper Sleep Inc. is slashing the price of its initial public offering. The New York-based company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 that it now anticipates offering approximately 8.4 million shares at $12 to $13 per share. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

Casper Sleep cutting price of IPO

Feb. 5, 2020 9:14 AM EST

Online mattress pioneer Casper Sleep Inc. is slashing the price of its initial public offering. The New York-based company said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday that it now anticipates offering approximately 8.4 million shares at $12 to $13 per share. Last month Casper said it...