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November 29, 2020 - 12:34 pm
BY: MARIYA MOSELEY, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — There was a time when Black-owned farms were booming -- before those farmers were stripped of tens of thousands of acres because of racist policies. Now, most rural land in the U.S. owned by white people. But now, finally, a new piece of legislation could...
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Shoppers pass an Indigo Friday 40% Off sign Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, on Chicago's famed Magnificent Mile shopping district. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
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November 28, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Black Friday online sales hit a new record this year as pandemic-wary Americans filled virtual carts instead of real ones. Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the...
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November 28, 2020 - 2:57 pm
BY: ZUNAIRA ZAKI, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Black Friday hit a new record with consumers spending $9.0 billion, an increase of 21.6% year over year (online sales hit $7.4 billion on Black Friday in 2019), according to Adobe Analytics data. It was the second-largest online spending day in U.S. history,...
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November 27, 2020 - 8:01 am
By JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Black Friday 2020 is upon us, and several retailers have already started rolling out huge deals and steals. Big box retailers such as Walmart and Target started releasing deep discounts on products earlier this month, and many other stores are...
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November 26, 2020 - 9:19 am
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- During the holiday season, people typically look to schools, churches, grocery stores and other community events to donate food to those in need. But ahead of Thanksgiving, food banks are swamped with increased demand due to the continued fallout from the...
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November 25, 2020 - 11:52 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, IVAN PEREIRA and MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Some 778,000 workers lost their jobs and filed for unemployment insurance last week, the Department of Labor said Wednesday. This is an uptick of 30,000 compared to the previous week, and the second consecutive week that the...
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November 25, 2020 - 11:15 am
By THE GMA TEAM, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Nearly one million Crock-Pot Multi-Cookers are being recalled due to a potential burn hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) . The voluntary recall of Sunbeam Products' Crock-Pot 6-Quart Express Crock Multi-Cookers comes as...
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A shopper in a face mask looks over cuts of beef piled up in a cold room for purchase at a Costco warehouse store Tuesday, May 5, 2020, in west Denver. The U.S. economy rebounded at an even-stronger pace in the July-September quarter than first reported but a resurgence in the coronavirus is expected to slow growth sharply in the current quarter with some analysts even raising the specter of a double-dip recession. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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November 25, 2020 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The second of three estimates on U.S. growth for the July-September quarter was unchanged at a record pace of 33.1%. But a resurgence in the coronavirus is expected to slow growth sharply in the current quarter with some economists even raising the specter of a double-dip...
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November 25, 2020 - 7:34 am
By DEVIN DWYER and SARAH HERNDON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In the heart of Washington's big-money lobbying and law firm district, restaurateur Kazi Mannan has been serving up kebabs and curries to the rich and the poor for nearly a decade. "These are my mom's recipes that we use because we named it...
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November 25, 2020 - 6:21 am
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- You can have the sweet smell of doughnuts and freshly brewed coffee fill your home without any cooking required. Dunkin' teamed up with home fragrance and lifestyle brand Homesick to bring back its limited-edition candles inspired by two of the coffee chain...
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