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Wendy's store.

Wendy's has BOGO for $1 chicken sandwiches every day in January

The BOGO deal lets you get classic or spicy chicken sandwiches, or one of each.

 | Kaitlin Gates

Rendering of a planned Universal Parks & Resortstheme park.

Universal Parks & Resorts unveils plan for new Texas theme park

The "one-of-a-kind theme park, unlike any other in the world," will be in Frisco, and specifically designed for families with young children.

 | Frank Cardenas

Sale sign displayed at clothing store.

US consumer inflation eased again to 6.5% in December

The Federal Reserve doesn’t expect inflation to slow enough to get close to its 2% target until well into 2024.

 | AP and Bianca Facchinei

Nurses strike outside Mount Sinai Hospital.

Striking New York City nurses reach deal with hospitals

The agreement with two major hospitals includes enforceable staffing ratios, community health improvements and partnerships to recruit local nurses.

 | AP

A man types on a computer.

Foreign tech workers on visas face uncertain futures amid layoffs

As some American industries turn to layoffs to counter costs, workers on visas face having to leave the U.S. unless they get re-hired within 60 days.

 | Ben Schamisso

A Bitcoin logo is displayed on an ATM in Hong Kong

What’s next for crypto?

Crypto keeps evolving since Bitcoin’s inception in 2009. Estimates show there are roughly 20,000 different digital tokens, coins and currencies today.

 | Scripps News Staff

A Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleeper

Recall of Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play sleeper reissued after more deaths

The sleeper was taken off shelves in 2019 after 30 infant deaths, but 70 more deaths have been reported since then.

 | Scripps News Staff

Electric vehicle chargers.

US desperately needs more electric vehicle charging stations

The number of charging stations in the U.S. is not up to demand, especially as more automakers and customers move toward electric vehicles.

 | Scripps News Staff

A functional prototype of the ASKA A5 VTOL flying car is on display during the CES tech show

The history of our pursuit of a flying car

What if you never had to worry about sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic? Flying cars present that opportunity — but they’re not a reality yet.

 | Simon Kaufman

A nurse signs a board demanding safe staffing at a rally.

Nurses go on strike at 2 New York City hospitals

The walkout involves as many as 3,500 nurses at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and about 3,600 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.

 | AP

Ascutney Mountain in Vermont

Resurgence of a Vermont ski area brings hope to rural communities

Ascutney Mountain first started welcoming skiers in the winter of 1935. Seventy-five years later it went into foreclosure.

 | Chris Conte

A woman walks through unclaimed bags at Southwest Airlines baggage claim

Holiday Travel Disruptions Could Cost Southwest Up To $825 Million

Southwest said it canceled 16,700 flights from December 21, 2022, through December 31, 2022.

 | Scripps News Staff

A Delta Air Lines plane takes off

Delta Will Soon Offer Free Wi-Fi On Many Of Its U.S. Flights

Delta announced that over 700 planes will have high-speed internet capability for passengers.

 | Douglas Jones

Prototype of the ASKA A5 vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) vehicle

Are Flying Cars Closer To Reality? This Prototype May Help

Flying cars — a long-envisioned but elusive concept — are closer to taking flight. But the launch of a prototype at CES was unexpectedly delayed.

 | Matt Simon

Person inserts a debit card into an ATM.

Ways To Decrease Economic Anxiety

While you might be concerned about the economy in the short term, experts say not to lose sight of long-term goals.

 | Justin Boggs

Taylor Swift sings on stage.

What's Ahead For Ticketmaster, Live Music After Taylor Swift Tour Mess

Ticketmaster's handling of Taylor Swift's "Eras" tour could affect major tours going forward as lawsuits and fans push misconduct allegations.

 | Casey Mendoza

Outside of the Consumer Technology Association headquarters

The Pandemic Has Changed The Tech Industry

CES attendance took a huge dip last year — and so did innovation. The tech industry overall has weathered a storm in the past year.

 | Maritsa Georgiou

A sign for a Starbucks Coffee shop.

Starbucks Will Require More Stars For Free Items In February

Changes are coming to the coffee giant's rewards program.

 | Kaitlin Gates

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried.

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud

Bankman-Fried is accused of stealing customers' money to buy lavish real estate, donate to politicians and make risky trades through his hedge fund.

 | AP

3DPX Printing Sign

How Is 3D Printing Changing Manufacturing?

3DPX is a 3D printing company making thousands of different parts each year out of plastic and metal. It's called additive manufacturing.

 | Eli Kintisch

Travelers use a kiosk to check bags at the airport.

Airlines Are Pulling Back On Pandemic-Era Perks

Airlines from Delta to American are making it more difficult to get into lounges or reach higher levels in reward programs.

 | Scripps News Staff

Traffic on the Brent Spence Bridge passes in front of the Cincinnati skyline while crossing the Ohio River

President Biden's New Year Pitch Focuses On Benefits Of Bipartisanship

President Biden and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell will make a rare joint appearance in McConnell's home state of Kentucky on Wednesday.

 | AP

A screen displays financial news on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York

S&P 500 Closes Out Year With Worst Loss Since 2008

The benchmark index fell 0.3% Friday, the last trading day of the year, leaving it down 19.4% for the year.

 | AP

A Southwest Airlines ground operations crew member waits to guide an arriving jet

Southwest Airlines Schedule Returns To Relative Normalcy

Southwest, which had canceled thousands of flights every day this week after a winter storm last weekend, reported fewer than 40 cancellations Friday.

 | AP

A hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant

Applications For U.S. Unemployment Aid Rose Slightly Last Week

Applications for unemployment aid for the week ending Dec. 24 climbed 9,000 to 225,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday.

 | AP

Southwest airplanes sit on a runway

Here's Why Southwest Is Canceling More Flights Than Other Airlines

Southwest is having issues the other airlines aren't because of a lack of investment in modern technology.

 | Bianca Facchinei

Taylor Swift poses in the press room

Why Did Concert Tickets Get So Expensive?

According to Billboard, concert goers’ money doesn’t go straight to the artist. The base ticket price goes toward marketing, production and the venue.

 | Lauren Magarino

Southwest Airlines travelers wait to retrieve their bags after canceled flights.

DOT To Probe Southwest Cancellations That Stranded Flyers

Southwest Airlines canceled 2,900 flights Monday, according to FlightAware. Nearly 2,500 more flights had already been canceled as of Tuesday morning.

 | AP

A shopper carries bags down Fifth Avenue.

Holiday Sales Up 7.6% Despite The Squeeze Of Inflation

U.S. sales between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, a period that is critical for retailers, were fueled by spending at restaurants and on clothing.

 | AP

People walk into a Best Buy store.

An Inflation Measure Watched By The Fed Eases To 5.5%

Inflation still remains well above the 2% year-over-year growth the Fed wants to see.

 | AP