Demonstrators temporarily shut down a large shopping mall in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest days of the year during Friday during one of several organized rallies to protest a grand jury’s recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in nearby Ferguson.
Business & Economy
Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.
Uber suspended operations in Nevada on Wednesday when a Washoe County District Judge in Nevada issued a preliminary injunction preventing Uber from operating statewide.
Best Buy’s website was down at around 10 a.m. Friday with a message that read, “WE’RE SORRY.” It noted that the site was currently unavailable and to “Check back soon.”
A renewed plunge in oil prices is a worrying sign of weakness in the global economy that could shake governments dependent on oil revenues. Yet it is also a bonus for consumers as prices fall at the pump, giving individuals more spending money and lowering costs for many businesses.