Category: National

Mom, daughter die in fire after little girl tries to save puppies

Image License Photo: Pixabay 17 NOV 17 10:33 ET By KPTV Digital Team Click here for updates on this story Amity, Oregon (KPTV) — An Oregon mother chased after her daughter when the young girl ran back inside their burning motor home to save a litter of puppies from a fire. Honey Cosgrove, 37, and Nevaeh Applegate, 8, never made it back to safety. Cosgrove had put her five children to sleep on Tuesday when a fire broke out a short time later, according to Yamhill County authorities. She and her husband reportedly tried to put out the blaze...

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How to stop Amazon from killing your store

17 NOV 17 11:58 ET Laura Sanicola (CNN Money) — Not all is doom and gloom in retail land. A record number of stores have closed this year, and Wikipedia added an entry for “retail apocalypse.” But some retailers have staved off pressure from Amazon and competitors. The Children’s Place, Best Buy, Walmart, Dollar General, Home Depot and Costco are humming right along as others struggle to lure customers. Shares of each of of those retailers are up double digits this year — Walmart’s shares are at an all-time high. Meanwhile, the retail sector as a whole is down 6%...

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Want to live longer? Get a dog

Image License Photo: Pedro Ribeiro Simões / CC BY 2.0 License Link 17 NOV 17 16:51 ET By Victoria Larned, CNN (CNN) — The benefits that come with owning a dog are clear– physical activity, support, companionship — but owning a dog could literally be saving your life Dog ownership is associated with a reduced risk for cardiovascular disease and death, finds a new Swedish study published Friday in the journal Scientific Reports. For people living alone, owning a dog can decrease their risk of death by 33% and their risk of cardiovascular related death by 36%, when compared to single...

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Apple’s HomePod speaker delayed until next year

Image License Photo: Apple Inc. 17 NOV 17 13:13 ET Heather Kelly (CNN Money) — If you were hoping to buy a HomePod for your honey this holiday season, you’ll have to come up with plan b. Apple confirmed on Friday its expensive Siri-powered smart speaker has been delayed. Instead of being available in December, it will ship early next year, the company told CNN Tech. Apple HomePod will be its first big new hardware product since the Apple Watch. The tech giant announced the speaker in June at its annual developer conference. Although Siri was early to the...

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Victoria’s Secret is struggling because women want to be comfortable

17 NOV 17 13:32 ET Nathaniel Meyersohn (CNN Money) — When you think about Victoria’s Secret, you think push-ups, Miracle Bras and sexy lingerie. The problem for Victoria’s Secret is that women don’t want those anymore. In early 2016, Victoria’s Secret doubled down on sexy underwear. It pulled its swimsuit and apparel collections off the shelves, slashed promotional deals and stopped printing the Victoria’s Secret catalog. “The company walked away from $400 million at the same time they changed their promotional appeal,” said Instinet analyst Simeon Siegel. While Victoria’s Secret was in the middle of its reboot, a consumer...

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