United Parcel Service Inc. is responding to the growth in online shopping and pressures for speedy delivery by seeking to expand its drone deliveries and adding thousands of new spots where customers can pick up packages. The Atlanta-based package delivery giant said Tuesday it is adding 12,000 new package pickup locations inside CVS, The Michaels Co. and Advance Auto Parts stores.
After three months of near total blackout of cinemas nationwide, movie theaters are preparing to reopen — even if it means only a few titles on the marquee and showings limited to as little as 25% capacity. AMC Theaters, the world's largest theater operator, said Tuesday that it expects to have 97-98% of its theaters worldwide reopened by mid-July.
Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia, killing everyone on board. The equipment, which had been offered as an option, alerts pilots of faulty information from key sensors. It will now be included on every 737 Max as part of changes that Boeing is rushing to complete on the jets by early next week, according to two people familiar with the changes.
Businesses in beach communities and mountain getaways up and down the East Coast are fretting about a shortage of workers as the summer season picks up steam. The concern comes after the Trump administration announced in June that it was extending a ban on green cards and adding many temporary visas to the freeze, including J-1 cultural exchange visas and H-2B visas.
Massachusetts has brought a lawsuit accusing members of the Sackler family, owners of the pharmaceutical company that produces OxyContin, of deceiving patients and doctors about the risks of the addictive drug — complicating the family's established philanthropic legacy.
Amid a fresh torrent of criticism for inconsistent enforcement of its rules prohibiting hate speech and harassment, YouTube announced plans Wednesday to take down some hateful content, including videos endorsing white supremacy and Holocaust denial. The new rules, which YouTube outlined in a blog post, prohibit videos “alleging that a group is superior in order to justify discrimination, segregation, or exclusion” based on race, gender, caste, religion, sexual orientation and other protected categories.