Frontier Airlines no longer has a customer service phone line

Frontier Airlines no longer has a customer service phone line

New York CNN — Customers who need flight information or want to change their travel plans can no longer call Frontier Airlines and speak to an agent, the company confirmed to CNN on Saturday. As of last week, the ultra low-cost airline said it had switched to fully digital communications. Customers seeking assistance or information … Read more

US grants Chevron limited permission to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian deal

US grants Chevron limited permission to pump oil in Venezuela after reaching humanitarian deal

Washington CNN — The United States has granted Chevron limited permission to resume pumping oil from Venezuela following an announcement on Saturday that the Venezuelan government and opposition group have reached an agreement on humanitarian aid and will continue to negotiate a solution to the country’s chronic economic and political crisis, including a focus on … Read more

Popular personal finance advice contradicts economic theory

Popular personal finance advice contradicts economic theory

Avoid credit card debt. Start an emergency fund. Start saving for retirement when you’re young. And never underestimate the importance of compound interest. Personal Finance Experts tend to agree on this kind of basic principles. But a new working paper highlights the surprising disconnect between popular personal finance books and economic theory. The author of … Read more

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on liberated city

Civilians escape Kherson after Russian strikes on liberated city

KHERSON, Ukraine (AP) — Fleeing bombardment, hundreds of civilians fled the southern Ukrainian city on Saturday that they had celebrated taking over a few weeks earlier. The escape of hundreds from Kherson came as the country paid tribute to the millions of Ukrainians who died in a Stalin-era famine – and sought to ensure that … Read more

Netflix nights are always wrapped in red and white envelopes

Netflix nights are always wrapped in red and white envelopes

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Netflix’s DVD-by-mail rental service has been relegated as a relic in the age of video streaming, but there’s still a steady — albeit dwindling — audience of diehards like Amanda Konkle who are happily paying to receive these discs in the iconic red and white envelopes. “When you open your … Read more

Employers are rethinking the need for college degrees in a tight job market

Employers are rethinking the need for college degrees in a tight job market

Companies like Alphabet Inc. Google, Delta Airlines Inc. and International Business Machines Corp. reduced training requirements for some positions and refocused hiring to focus more on skills and experience. This year, Maryland reduced college degree requirements for many jobs in the state, leading to increased hiring, and Pennsylvania’s new governor, Josh Shapiro, campaigned on a … Read more

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

hong kong CNN Business — A violent uprising by workers at the world’s largest iPhone factory in central China this week further clouds Apple’s strained supply chain and highlights how the country’s tough zero Covid policy is harming to global technology companies. The unrest began last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, … Read more

Indonesia needs earthquake-resistant houses. Building them is a huge challenge

Indonesia needs earthquake-resistant houses.  Building them is a huge challenge

CNN — A deadly earthquake that reduced buildings to rubble in West Java, Indonesia has once again exposed the dangers of living in poorly constructed homes in one of the most earthquake-prone areas on earth. Since Monday’s quake, survivors have been sleeping rough or in shelters away from collapsing homes as aftershocks rock buildings already … Read more

Walmart shooter left ‘death note’ and bought gun on day of murder

Walmart shooter left ‘death note’ and bought gun on day of murder

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Walmart supervisor who fatally shot six co-workers at a store in Virginia bought the gun hours before the killings and left a note on his phone accusing co-workers of making fun of him, authorities announced on Friday. “Sorry everyone, but I didn’t plan for this, I promise things fell into … Read more

The mall where Black Friday refuses to die

The mall where Black Friday refuses to die

Bloomington, Minnesota CNN Business — The rise of e-commerce in recent years has taken a toll on in-person shopping, knocking down once-popular brick-and-mortar stores and malls in the process. As a result, Black Friday, the traditional first day of the Christmas shopping season and a day once known for door-to-door deals and hordes of holiday … Read more