Category Archives: CNN – Business

Media offices destroyed by Israeli airstrike in Gaza

The Associated Press, Al Jazeera, and media advocacy groups are demanding answers after an Israeli airstrike destroyed a building with offices belonging to news outlets in Gaza on Saturday. The Israeli Defense Forces said the building contained “Hamas military intelligence assets.” The IDF accused Hamas of treating the journalists as “human shields.” But the blowback…MORE

CNN viewers panic after Don Lemon’s announcement about his show

CNN viewers panic after Don Lemon’s announcement about his show

It’s true: “CNN Tonight with Don Lemon” is ending after a seven year run. But he’s not going far — the show is just changing its name. Beginning Monday at 10 pm ET, the two-hour program will be called “Don Lemon Tonight.” The anchorman triggered a frenzy late Friday after he said something cryptic about…MORE

Coca-Cola just axed another soda

Coca-Cola just axed another soda

Coke Energy, we hardly knew you. The Coke-energy-drink hybrid is being discontinued in North America, just over a year after it launched. Coke Energy hit shelves in January 2020, a few months before coronavirus began spreading across the region. However, the pandemic altered the beverage giant’s business strategy and in a statement Coke said that…MORE

Starbucks, Publix and other places loosen mask restrictions for fully vaccinated

Starbucks, Publix and other places loosen mask restrictions for fully vaccinated

Starbucks, Publix and Walt Disney World are the latest companies to change their masking policies Saturday following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They join Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Costco, which all announced changes to their policies in recent days changes. Thursday’s sudden announcement from the CDC, which said…MORE

Here’s what’s getting more expensive

Here’s what’s getting more expensive

Used cars, homes, lumber, gas and chicken: What do they all have in common? They’re all getting more expensive. The stimulus-fueled economy is rebounding and Americans are again spending on shopping, traveling and eating out. But the pandemic is far from over, and supply-chain woes mean supply isn’t meeting demand — sending prices even higher.…MORE

Disney World changes mask requirements for guests

Disney World changes mask requirements for guests

In a major moment for Disney parks, and the theme park industry overall, Walt Disney World changed its mask rules for guests following new guidance from the CDC. The resort located in Orlando, Florida announced Friday that masks and face coverings for guests will be “optional in outdoor common areas” at Disney World starting on…MORE

New CDC mask guidance could be a big boost for Disney parks

New CDC mask guidance could be a big boost for Disney parks

Disney’s parks division, one of the company’s foundations since the opening of Disneyland in 1955, is trying to rebound after a challenging year that brought extended closures and significant layoffs. However, the unit received news Thursday that could give Disney’s parks a much-needed boost. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that people…MORE