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A CVS pharmacist who refused to provide a transgender woman her hormone prescription is no longer employed by the pharmacy chain, the company said Friday.As NBC News reported, Hilde Hall said in a statement to...

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<![CDATA[Chicago Servers, Bartenders Swindled Out of $30M in Tips: Suit]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:53:14 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TIPS+LAWSUIT+-+00005112_32931176.jpg
The Four Corners group is well-known for owning some of Chicago's most popular spots — and now as the target in a multimillion-dollar class-action lawsuit.Attorney Tom Zimmerman is representing several...]]>
<![CDATA[Starbucks to Open DC Store Where Baristas Know Sign Language]]> Fri, 20 Jul 2018 11:35:47 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Apron_Sign_Language.jpg
This fall, Starbucks will open a store in Northeast Washington, D.C., where all employees will know American Sign Language. The store will be staffed by 20 to 25 deaf, hard of hearing and hearing employees...

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<![CDATA[Ex-Delta Employees Claim They Were Fired for Speaking Korean]]> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 13:16:54 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-997250706.jpg
Four former Delta employees who were allegedly told by a manager not to speak Korean because it made other workers feel uncomfortable are accusing the airline in a lawsuit of discrimination after they were fired...

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<![CDATA[FB CEO Uses Holocaust Example to Defend Takedown Policies]]> Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:22:39 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/zuck-blue.jpg
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a podcast interview released Wednesday that his social network does not remove posts that deny the Holocaust because the company wants to allow its users to make...

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<![CDATA[Delta Airlines Gets Backlash For Pit Bull Service Dog Ban]]> Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:10:48 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/delta_pitbulls_0717_3525789.JPG
Dog owners and animal advocates say Delta Airlines’ new ban on pit bulls as service and support animals is unfair, and they are calling for the ban to be lifted.Thousands of people around the world signed...

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<![CDATA[Amazon Prime Day Brings Deals, But Also an Outage]]> Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:50:55 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/amazonGettyImages-938685102.jpg
Amazon Prime Day 2018 started on July 16 at 3 p.m. ET, although an outage brought error messages to some shoppers.Today.com has done a round-up of good deals and will keep updating this page as new top...

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<![CDATA[Find the Sweetest Deals on National Ice Cream Day]]> Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:16:34 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-143450561+%281%29.jpg
Sunday is National Ice Cream Day. To make sure you get your fill of the tasty treat, these are the best discounts at ice cream chains (and Whole Foods!) around the country.Baskin Robbins is offering a...

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<![CDATA['It's Heartbreaking': Build-a-Bear CEO Sorry for Sale Chaos]]> Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:03:42 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-997231380.jpg
The head of Build-a-Bear Workshop is apologizing after a special "pay your age" sale drew "extreme crowds" to malls and shopping centers, forcing the company to close lines during the promotion and turn...

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<![CDATA[Justice Department Appeals AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approval]]> Thu, 12 Jul 2018 17:07:33 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TWbldg.jpg
The Justice Department will appeal the AT&T-Time Warner merger approval, according to a court document filed Thursday.Shares of AT&T slipped 1 percent in after-hours trading Thursday.In June, a federal judge...

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<![CDATA['Extreme Crowds' Force Build-a-Bear to Close Lines on 'Pay Your Age Day']]> Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:08:42 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/buildabearchaos2.jpg
After Build-a-Bear Workshop offered customers the chance to pay their age for any stuffable animal, the company was forced to close its lines at all U.S. and Canadian workshops as "extreme crowds" filled...

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<![CDATA[Comcast Raises Bid for Sky to $34 Billion, Tops Fox's Offer]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:38:43 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/ComcastBidFoxSky.jpg
Comcast Corp. on Wednesday raised its offer for Britain's Sky in a deal valuing the pay-TV group at $34 billion, topping a raised bid of $32.5 billion from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox.

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<![CDATA[Pfizer to Lower Drug Prices Following Talk With Trump]]> Wed, 11 Jul 2018 02:22:16 -0400 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pfizerGettyImages-655297240.jpg
Following a discussion with President Donald Trump, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced Tuesday that it would roll back planned drug price increases for July, NBC News reported.

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