24 Attorneys General Demand Credit Card Companies Drop Plans to Track Gun Sales
24 Attorneys General Demand Credit Card Companies Drop Plans to Track Gun Sales

Two dozen Republican attorneys general have sent a letter to Visa, Mastercard, and American Express demanding the credit card companies abandon plans to track gun sales in the United States through firearm-specific transaction codes.

Biden Admin Shares State-by-State Analysis of Student Debt Relief Plan
Biden Admin Shares State-by-State Analysis of Student Debt Relief Plan

The Biden administration on Tuesday released a state-by-state estimate of how its student debt relief plan will impact borrowers in the 50 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico.

CVS, Walmart Reach $147.5 Million Opioid Settlement With West Virginia
CVS, Walmart Reach $147.5 Million Opioid Settlement With West Virginia

CVS Health Corp. and Walmart Inc. have agreed to pay $147.5 million to settle West Virginia’s claims over their alleged roles in the state’s opioid crisis, state attorney general Patrick Morrisey said Tuesday.

Google Mistakenly Sent an Engineer Almost $250,000
Google Mistakenly Sent an Engineer Almost $250,000

A man mistakenly received a payment of almost $250,000 from Google—even though he hadn’t done any work for the company.

Billionaire Lululemon Founder Donates $75 Million to Help Protect Wilderness
Billionaire Lululemon Founder Donates $75 Million to Help Protect Wilderness

Chip Wilson, the billionaire founder of multinational athletic apparel retailer Lululemon Inc., is gifting more than $75 million—the biggest private donation in Canadian conservation history—to help protect, enhance, and sustain British Columbia’s natural spaces.

FedEx Warns of a Global Recession, Cutting Sales Forecast by Half a Billion Dollars
FedEx Warns of a Global Recession, Cutting Sales Forecast by Half a Billion Dollars

FedEx warned that a global recession could be coming, as demand for packages around the world tumbles.

Retail Sales, Manufacturing Activity Suggest Slowing US Economy
Retail Sales, Manufacturing Activity Suggest Slowing US Economy

Retail sales unexpectedly rose 0.3 percent in August, topping the market estimate of 0 percent growth, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s advance estimates (pdf). This is up from the downward revised 0.4 percent drop in July, which was the first decline in seven months.