Originally published on Tue December 11, 2012 7:34 pm
Every day I walk down Fifth Avenue on my way to work. I pass glittering holiday store windows, the Salvation Army ringing its bells and the sparkling tree at Rockefeller Center.
But for months I've noticed a mystery: Only one store has huge lines outside before it opens: Abercrombie & Fitch.
Perhaps 90 people stand on line every day before opening, rain or shine. It's been going on for years and not just during this season.
Originally published on Fri December 7, 2012 9:17 am
Former Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman says NBC Universal's editorial decisions made him look like a racist when the network covered the shooting and killing of teenager Trayvon Martin.
Originally published on Fri December 7, 2012 9:44 am
The unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent in November, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says. That's a four-year low.
The economy added 146,000 jobs, beating expectations. Surprisingly the BLS said that Hurricane Sandy "did not substantively impact the national employment and unemployment estimates for November."
The BLS adds that employment increased "in retail trade, professional and business services, and health care."
Good Friday morning - here are our early stories:
Strong Earthquake Strikes Japan, Triggering Small Tsunami.
And here are more early headlines:
Skittish Investors Waiting For Latest Unemployment Rate News. (MarketWatch)
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake stuck the Japanese coast that was battered by 2011's 9.0-magnitude earthquake that triggered a devastating tsunami.
According to NHK, the state broadcaster, the tremor was felt from the coast all the way inland to Tokyo and at least 10 people were injured.