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Nestle delivers sweet taste of nostalgia with new Cinnamon Toast Crunch milk

Nestle delivers sweet taste of nostalgia with new Cinnamon Toast Crunch milk

NestleBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — There was something satisfying about sipping the last sweet, cereal-infused milk at the bottom of the bowl and now Nestle has come up with a new flavor to flood your fridge with that nostalgic taste.Nestle has announced it’s new Cinnamon Toast Crunch-flavored milk as part of its…

PepsiCo announces plan to reduce emissions more than 40% by 2030

PepsiCo announces plan to reduce emissions more than 40% by 2030

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — PepsiCo has announced a new climate plan that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 40% by 2030 – a doubling of the company’s previous climate initiative – while also pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040.    The food and drink giant says…

Disneyland Resort ends annual pass program

Disneyland Resort ends annual pass program

LordRunar/iStockBy ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Nearly a year after closing its doors to the public amid the coronavirus pandemic, Disneyland Resort is discontinuing its annual passholder program for its California theme parks.The announcement was provided in a letter from Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock on the Disneyland Resort website.“In the next several…

Companies target GOP with fundraising pullback. How much will it matter?

Companies target GOP with fundraising pullback. How much will it matter?

subman/iStockBy SOO RIN KIM and KENDALL KARSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The pullback of political giving by some of the country’s most prominent companies — a move triggered by the siege on the United States Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters — unevenly affects Republicans, but is unlikely to hamper the party’s…

Yelp to display user-generated COVID-19 safety reviews for restaurants

Yelp to display user-generated COVID-19 safety reviews for restaurants

Michael Vi/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Yelp has expanded features prompted by COVID-19 to allow users to input their own feedback about the safety measures at restaurants, bars and other local businesses.”Starting today, Yelp will display if users observed, or did not observe, the enforcement of social distancing and staff wearing masks,” Akhil…

Jack Dorsey defends banning Trump but admits it sets ‘dangerous’ precedent

Jack Dorsey defends banning Trump but admits it sets ‘dangerous’ precedent

DKart/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey stood by the decision to ban President Donald Trump from the platform in a wide-ranging thread, but admitted that the action sets a “dangerous” precedent.”I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @realDonaldTrump from Twitter, or how we got…

Sephora to scale back security guards to combat racial bias

Sephora to scale back security guards to combat racial bias

AdrianHancu/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) — “Shopping while black” is a phrase used to refer to biased treatment Black shoppers often face in retail stores like falsely being accused of theft or being shadowed by secuity guards. Now, makeup brand Sephora is using its platform to counter that bias.The beauty haven released…

965,000 workers filed jobless claims last week

965,000 workers filed jobless claims last week

courtneyk/iStockBy ABC News (WASHINGTON) — A total of 965,000 workers filed jobless claims last week, the U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday, an increase of 181,000 from the prior week.The Labor Department also said that more than 18 million people were still receiving some form of unemployment benefits through all government programs for the week ending Dec. 26. For…

Hospitals, businesses are offering incentives to those hesitant about getting COVID-19 vaccines

Hospitals, businesses are offering incentives to those hesitant about getting COVID-19 vaccines

nevodka/iStockBy ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — While millions have eagerly awaited the arrival of coronavirus vaccines, hoping they’ll help restore a sense of normalcy, many others, including some health care workers, still appear concerned with their efficacy.Less than a month after vaccines by Pfizer and the Moderna COVID-19 were granted emergency use authorization,…

Nestle delivers sweet taste of nostalgia with new Cinnamon Toast Crunch milk

Nestle delivers sweet taste of nostalgia with new Cinnamon Toast Crunch milk

NestleBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — There was something satisfying about sipping the last sweet, cereal-infused milk at the bottom of the bowl and now Nestle has come up with a new flavor to flood your fridge with that nostalgic taste.Nestle has announced it’s new Cinnamon Toast Crunch-flavored milk as part of its…

PepsiCo announces plan to reduce emissions more than 40% by 2030

PepsiCo announces plan to reduce emissions more than 40% by 2030

Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesBY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — PepsiCo has announced a new climate plan that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 40% by 2030 – a doubling of the company’s previous climate initiative – while also pledging to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040.    The food and drink giant says…

Disneyland Resort ends annual pass program

Disneyland Resort ends annual pass program

LordRunar/iStockBy ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Nearly a year after closing its doors to the public amid the coronavirus pandemic, Disneyland Resort is discontinuing its annual passholder program for its California theme parks.The announcement was provided in a letter from Disneyland Resort President Ken Potrock on the Disneyland Resort website.“In the next several…

Companies target GOP with fundraising pullback. How much will it matter?

Companies target GOP with fundraising pullback. How much will it matter?

subman/iStockBy SOO RIN KIM and KENDALL KARSON, ABC News(NEW YORK) — The pullback of political giving by some of the country’s most prominent companies — a move triggered by the siege on the United States Capitol by a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters — unevenly affects Republicans, but is unlikely to hamper the party’s…

Yelp to display user-generated COVID-19 safety reviews for restaurants

Yelp to display user-generated COVID-19 safety reviews for restaurants

Michael Vi/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Yelp has expanded features prompted by COVID-19 to allow users to input their own feedback about the safety measures at restaurants, bars and other local businesses.”Starting today, Yelp will display if users observed, or did not observe, the enforcement of social distancing and staff wearing masks,” Akhil…