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Friday, May 24, 2019 at 08:22 AM EDT

Soaring Gasoline Prices Peak Just in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

Soaring Gasoline Prices Peak Just in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

The biggest U.S. gasoline price surge in years is running out of steam just in time for the start of the summer driving season. Heading into Memorial Day, the national average gasoline price is coming off the...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:36 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Lawyers to Square Off in Court After Breakup

BBJ Report: Lawyers to Square Off in Court After Breakup

Years after bitter breakup, Boston lawyers to square off in court."">Law and money reporter Greg Ryan joins necn to discuss his story, "Years after bitter breakup, Boston lawyers to square off in court."

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 11:42 PM EDT

FAA Chief Upbeat About Prospects for Boeing 737 Max's Return

FAA Chief Upbeat About Prospects for Boeing 737 Max's Return

After an all-day meeting with global aviation regulators, the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration sounded more upbeat than ever about prospects for clearing the troubled Boeing 737 Max to fly again....

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 04:56 PM EDT

Company Backed by Elon Musk Gets Contract for Self-Driving Transit System

Company Backed by Elon Musk Gets Contract for Self-Driving Transit System

A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been awarded a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 02:51 PM EDT

Castro, Democrat Candidates Show Support for Striking McDonald's Workers

Castro, Democrat Candidates Show Support for Striking McDonald's Workers

Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and secure other protectio...

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 03:11 PM EDT

62,000 Pounds of Raw Beef Recalled Before Memorial Day

62,000 Pounds of Raw Beef Recalled Before Memorial Day

Better check your raw meat before firing up the grill for Memorial Day. Illinois-based Aurora Packing Company is recalling 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that were shipped out for further distribution and...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 07:04 PM EDT

Amazon Rejects Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals

Amazon Rejects Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals

Despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees, Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 07:01 PM EDT

BBJ Report: UMass Seeks Permanent Boston Campus Chancellor

BBJ Report: UMass Seeks Permanent Boston Campus Chancellor

UMass restarts search for permanent Boston campus chancellor."  ">Digital editor Gintautas Dumcius joins necn to discuss his story, "UMass restarts search for permanent Boston campus chancellor."  

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 01:52 PM EDT

Cape Cod Chips, Samuel Adams Beer Team Up for New Flavors

Cape Cod Chips, Samuel Adams Beer Team Up for New Flavors

Two popular New England brands have announced they are teaming up to bring consumers a taste of summer. Cape Cod Potato Chips has created a new Cracked Pepper & Lemon flavor chip to go along with Samuel Adams'...

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:15 AM EDT

Retail Executives Speak Out Against Tariffs Amid Trade War

Retail Executives Speak Out Against Tariffs Amid Trade War

Kohl’s, J.C. Penney and Home Depot executives were united in their messaging against additional taxes on imports from China, as they spoke with analysts during post-earnings conference calls Tuesday. Kohl’s,...

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