Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. Follow Rachel on Twitter @Rachel_Lynn_A.

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Black Friday kicks off holiday shopping

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/29/19, 10:26 am

With the calendar working against them this year, retailers are scrambling to make the most of the shortest Christmas shopping season since 2013. Adobe Analytics predicts online retailers could lose as much as $1 billion due to Thanksgiving coming six days later than last year.

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Thieves nab priceless jewels from German museum

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/26/19, 10:12 am

Thieves broke into one of the world’s oldest museums on Monday, making off with three sets of ornate 18th-century jewelry. Museum officials said they couldn’t place a dollar value on the stolen items because they would be “impossible to sell.” But a German newspaper estimated their value at just over $1 billion.

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Winter weather threatens Thanksgiving travels

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/26/19, 10:09 am

The National Weather Service issued blizzard and winter weather warnings from the Rocky Mountains to the Great Lakes on Tuesday. A foot of snow fell in parts of Colorado and Wyoming, canceling about a quarter of the flights scheduled at Denver International Airport.

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