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All Aboard Amtrak, Including Some Pets

Amtrak says it will now allow passengers on some Northeast routes to bring along their pets. »

PBJ's 2015 Best Places to Work

Benefits go beyond ping pong tables and happy hours. While the diversions are are fun and, at times, necessary, what really makes a company a best place to work is the basics. »

Fiat Chrysler Avoids Strike With New Tentative Contract

Fiat Chrysler has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers union, tThe Associated Press reported. The new agreement means the automaker has avoided a strike at its U.S. »

VW Recall of Affected Cars to Begin in January: CEO

Volkswagen plans to launch in January a recall of vehicles with software at the center of the emissions-rigging scandal and aims to fix them all by the end of next year, the company's new chief executive... »

Urban Outfitters in New York Ends On-Call Shifts

Urban Outfitters agreed to end on-call shifts following an inquiry into 13 retailers by New York state's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. On-call shifts require workers to be available for shifts that could... »


[PBJ] Fewer Hotel Occupants Papal Weekend, but Revenue Up

The results are in: Philadelphia hotels were nearly occupied during the papal weekend, and overall revenue was high despite lower-than-expected occupancy. »

VW Exec Denies Top Officials Knew of Cheat

Volkswagen's top U.S. executive apologized Thursday as the emissions-rigging scandal engulfing the world's largest automaker deepened and members of Congress said the company violated the public's trust. Calling »


Chuck E. Cheese Targets Millennial Moms

The popular children's restaurant is making several menu changes including expanding its beer and wine selection. »


Not Enough Pumpkins for Thanksgiving?

There should be enough pumpkins for Halloween this year, but that might not be the case for the canned pumpkin used in pies come Thanksgiving, according to crop experts in Illinois, the country's top... »

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Twitter Suspends Deadspin, SBNation Accounts Over Copyright

Twitter Suspends Deadspin, SBNation Accounts Over Copyright

Several sports organizations have accused two popular sports publications of violating copyright protections on their Twitter accounts, NBC News reported. The social media site provided NBC News and CNBC almost...

Social Networks Encouraging Fitness

Social Networks Encouraging Fitness

Having trouble making exercise a habit? Maybe try joining an online social network. New research from the University of Pennsylvania suggests simple reminders that other people are working out are more powerful...

Apple Pulls 'A Few' Apps Over Security Concerns

Apple Pulls 'A Few' Apps Over Security Concerns

Apple said on Thursday that it had removed "a few" applications from its App Store, expressing its concern that the security of some users' personal data could be compromised in certain circumstances.

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