Trump says first phase of trade deal reached with China
The White House made the announcement days before tariffs would have gone into effect on December 15
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What we know about accused Capital One hacker Paige Thompson
Ex-Amazon worker implicated in cyberattack had eight different employers and alluded to emotional problems
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Wall Street awaits details of Trump's China trade deal
Even though Trump tweeted that a report about a trade deal is "completely wrong," stocks edge toward new highs
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Liability of cruise lines in question after deadly volcanic eruption
Royal Caribbean told CBS News it is now "suspending tours of active volcanoes."
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Home Depot CEO blames opioids for warehouse thefts
Retailer is working with law enforcement to stop what it calls a recent surge in stolen products.
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Boeing cleared for Starliner test flight to space station
The unpiloted test flight will help clear the way for astronaut launches from U.S. soil in 2020.
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Stocks hit record high as U.S. and China near a trade deal
Investors cheered by reports that the world's two biggest economies are ready to sign a "phase one" agreement.
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World must hit "peak meat" by 2030 to avoid climate crash
Livestock production accounts for nearly 15% of global carbon emissions — five times as much as air travel.
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Hotel guests are stealing luxury mattresses
Guests also steal tablet computers, hair dryers, TVs and coffee makers from top hotels in Europe.
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FTC issues warning for internet-connected smart toys
A new government warning highlights the risks of internet-connected smart toys including speakers, robots and educational toys. The Federal Trade Commission says these devices can expose your children’s personal information. Wired editor-in-chief Nicholas Thompson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what to look for when buying tech gifts for kids.
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Office jobs for women are disappearing faster than any other profession
Automation and outsourcing are taking a toll on traditional middle-class office jobs for women.
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Smartwatches for kids on Amazon can be hacked
Three devices researchers chose at random from the online market had poor security features, like passwords that read "123456."
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Kids smartwatches sold on Amazon can be hacked
Cybersecurity experts purchased and reviewed poorly secured devices that come with default passwords like "123456."
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Forbes names the most powerful women of the year
"These trailblazers are not to be messed with," Forbes says.
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Celadon biggest of nearly 800 truck company failures this year
Truck company bankruptcies and abandoned drivers: It's "been happening a lot in 2019," said one industry attorney.
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Celadon biggest of nearly 800 trucking failures this year
The trucking industry is having a dismal year, thanks to tariffs and lower shipping prices.
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Warren wealth tax to raise a trillion less than touted, study finds
New analysis concludes Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax is overly optimistic. Why? Because the rich will dodge it
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Oakland to consider housing 1,000 homeless on a cruise ship
The proposal from an Oakland city councilwoman comes amid a shortage of affordable housing and a rise in homelessness
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Kim Kardashian West sues doctor over "Vampire Facial" ads
West claims a doctor misused her image in promotional materials for a facial that uses a patient's own blood
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The decimation of "pink-collar" office jobs
A decline in office work is hitting middle-class women, with 500,000 administrative jobs expected to vanish by 2026.
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Fed signals no interest rate cuts in 2020
The majority of Fed's rate-setting body expects interest rates to hold steady next year as economy continues growing.
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Britt McHenry sues Fox News, alleging sexual harassment
Fox Nation TV host accuses her former co-host, an ex-pro wrestler, of sending her sexually explicit text messages.
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FAA analysis warned of 737 Max risks after Lion Air crash
Barely a month after the Lion Air 737 Max crashed in Indonesia, an internal FAA memo warned the Max would crash again. But regulators didn't ground the plane. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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MLB players will sport Nike swoosh on front of jerseys
The famed swoosh logo will be on the front of Major League Baseball jerseys starting in the 2020 season.
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TikTok criticized after canceling meets with U.S. lawmakers
Chinese-owned social media company criticized for postponing meetings on Capitol Hill a second time.
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Wedding sites downplay venues that were slave plantations
Sites like Pinterest and the Knot change policies on wedding-venue content that glorifies former slave plantations.
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Health care costs crimp Americans' holiday spending
Rising medical costs are having a sobering effect on the holidays.
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E. coli outbreak linked to Fresh Express salads sickens 8 people
A dangerous new E. coli outbreak is linked to Salinas, California, a city known as the Salad Bowl of the World. At least eight people in three states have become ill. It's not clear if these cases are linked to a recent, more widespread outbreak from contaminated romaine lettuce that sickened 102 people in 23 states. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
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Maryland real estate company gives $10 million in holiday bonuses
A Maryland real estate company had an extraordinary surprise for its employees at its holiday party this year. Small envelopes revealed that St. John Properties gave its workers $10 million, divided among them. Everyone got a bonus, from maintenance workers to receptionists to vice presidents. The average award was $50,000, and the highest was $270,000, based on how long they'd all been working there. The bonus was for meeting a massive expansion goal.
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What does it cost to flush a toilet?
Despite President Trump's concerns, the right toilet conserves water and can save people hundreds of dollars per year.
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FAA cited 737 Max risks before second crash
Boeing jet grounded since deadly crashes. "I'm not going to sign off on this airplane until I fly it myself," FAA chief swears.
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Apple's Mac Pro costs $52,599, or 55% above median U.S. income
The computing giant began selling its most expensive computer this week, a massive unit geared toward professionals.
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Peloton shares fall as critic flags "something worse than the commercial"
Noted short-seller Andrew Left Investor predicts an $8 billion drop in the value of Peloton's shares by the end of 2020.
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In NYC, a 20-foot Christmas tree fetches $6,500
The tree itself only makes up one-third of the price. Its shipping, installation and decoration costs are other factors.
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YouTube bars racist, sexist and similarly insulting videos
The video streaming site said it will "demonitize," or turn off ad revenue, on channels that are repeat offenders
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Saudi Aramco surpasses Apple as most valuable company in IPO
Saudi Arabia's oil company reached a value of $1.88 trillion after it started trading on the Saudi Tadawul exchange
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E. coli outbreak linked to chopped salad kits
It's unclear if these new cases are linked to a more widespread outbreak from romaine
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Facebook tumbles in ranking of best places to work
Social media company's role in a series of data privacy scandals is taking a toll on employee morale, report finds
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What's in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada deal, the new NAFTA
The trade pact between the three countries isn't perfect, but experts still call it a "big win."
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U.S. uses surveillance cameras just as much as China, report says
In China, there's one camera for every 4.1 people, a report finds. In the U.S., it's one camera for every 4.6.
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Actor takes on real-life role of entrepreneur
Dundas, who appeared in "The Post" and "The First Wives Club," now makes organic ice cream in Brooklyn.
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Want a factory job? You may need a college degree
40% of manufacturing workers now have college degrees — almost double the share from three decades ago.
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Exxon didn't dupe investors on climate change costs, judge rules
New York failed to prove that Exxon's practice of keeping two sets of numbers on the cost of regulations was misleading.
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White Castle recalls frozen burgers over listeria fears
Fast-food chain says bacteria that can cause serious infection linked to one of its manufacturing plants.
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University of Phoenix fined $191 million for deceptive ads
Under an FTC settlement, Apollo Education Group will pay $50 million in cash and cancel $141 million in student debt.
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5 mistakes that doomed RadioShack
The electronics retailer's decline stems from a series of missteps made over decades
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Most U.S. tech jobs clustered in just 5 major cities
Although the technology industry has boomed, most smaller cities around the country aren't benefiting much
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Trump's food-stamp cuts could increase "deaths of despair"
Experts say USDA proposals to curb access to food aid would likely boost hunger and increase "deaths of despair"
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7 facts about the food stamp program
The Trump administration wants to tighten food stamp eligibility, but anti-hunger advocates say millions could suffer.
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Half of U.S. employers make workers promise to never "compete"
Accepting a job, even flipping burgers, often means renouncing doing similar work in the future
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