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General Motors to move Detroit HQ to new downtown building, plans to redevelop Renaissance Center

Apr. 15, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will move its Detroit headquarters to a new downtown office building next year and work to redevelop its iconic home along the Detroit River, company and city officials confirmed Monday. The announcement was made at the site of the old Hudson’s...

Content creation holds appeal for laid-off workers seeking flexibility

Apr. 09, 2024 14:27 PM EDT

With a compact mirror in one hand and an eyelash curler in the other, Grace Xu told her roughly 300,000 TikTok followers she was likely about to be laid off. She was right, she tells them in a subsequent clip. But she was planning to pursue a different career anyway: as a content...

Luxury SUV face-off: Edmunds compares the Genesis GV80 and Lexus RX

Apr. 03, 2024 07:26 AM EDT

Genesis, the spinoff luxury automaker from Hyundai, launched its GV80 midsize SUV in 2021. Noting its high-quality interior, supple ride over bumps, and generous complement of standard tech features, Edmunds immediately ranked it as one of the top models in its class. But how does the Genesis stack...

Millennial Money: Installment plans for rent divide up payments, but drive up costs

Mar. 26, 2024 10:46 AM EDT

In January, I received an email from my apartment complex saying that I could now divide my monthly rent into two payments via a product called Flex. I would make the first payment on the first of the month, but I could choose when to make the second payment. According to the email,...

Strippers' bill of rights bill signed into law in Washington state

Mar. 25, 2024 23:02 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Legislation in Washington state known as the strippers’ bill of rights, which advocates say includes the most comprehensive statewide protections in the nation, was signed into law on Monday. Gov. Jay Inslee signed the measure, which creates safer working...

Boeing CEO to step down in management shake-up as manufacturing issues plague storied plane maker

Mar. 25, 2024 17:26 PM EDT

A leadership shake-up at Boeing, including news Monday that its top executive plans to step down, highlights the difficult path facing the iconic aircraft manufacturer as it tries to navigate through yet another safety crisis. CEO David Calhoun, who has been under unrelenting...

A Nebraska senator who name-checked a colleague while reading about rape is under investigation

Mar. 20, 2024 15:34 PM EDT

A Republican Nebraska lawmaker who stirred a firestorm of controversy by repeatedly name-checking a fellow senator while reading a graphic account of rape from a best-selling memoir on the floor of the Legislature is now under investigation for sexual harassment. The investigation...

Insider Q&A: CEO of fast-growing First Watch keeps the focus on breakfast

Mar. 18, 2024 06:12 AM EDT

First Watch, a restaurant chain that serves breakfast, brunch and lunch, is rising – and shining. The Bradenton, Florida-based chain, known for its fresh, seasonal ingredients and made-to-order menu, is one of the fastest-growing in its category in dollar sales and unit growth,...

Another burst of hiring shows off the resilience of the US job market

Mar. 09, 2024 09:25 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers delivered another healthy month of hiring in February, adding a surprising 275,000 jobs and again showcasing the U.S. economy’s resilience in the face of high interest rates. Last month’s job growth marked an increase from a revised gain...

Getting food delivered in New York is simple. For the workers who do it, getting paid is not

Mar. 08, 2024 16:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers place over 100 million food delivery orders each year via a very simple process: press a few buttons on an app and it’s in their hands in about 30 minutes. For the delivery workers, the process is anything but simple. And it has only become more...