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Turns out there are actually two species of red panda, not just one

Turns out there are actually two species of red panda, not just one

Scientists have discovered for the first time that there are two distinct species of red panda, not just one — and the find could have important ramifications for conservation efforts. The small mammals, which are already endangered, are native to China, Nepal, India, Bhutan and Myanmar. Although red pandas’ physical differences have led many to…MORE

In the face of negative headlines, TurboTax is having a great start to 2020

In the face of negative headlines, TurboTax is having a great start to 2020

A nasty round of negative headlines hasn’t scared off TurboTax’s customers. The company is poised to snap up an even larger number of tax filers who use software to prepare their returns than last year, a recent survey by Guggenheim Securities found. About 39% of respondents who plan to prepare their taxes digitally said they…MORE

JCPenney is closing six more stores

JCPenney is closing six more stores

The tough times continue for JCPenney. The department store chain announced plans Thursday to close six additional stores as sales and profit continue to decline. The company did not share specifics about its store closings, saying it would give more detailed outlook of its real estate plans when it meets with analysts on April 7.…MORE

The FTSE 100 is in correction territory. Others indexes aren’t far behind

The FTSE 100 is in correction territory. Others indexes aren’t far behind

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Global stocks have entered their sixth straight trading day in the red as investors worry that the coronavirus outbreak is fast becoming a pandemic — with Britain’s FTSE 100 flirting with a…MORE

The $20 million Saudi Cup to become world’s richest horse race

The $20 million Saudi Cup to become world’s richest horse race

Eye-watering amounts of money are on offer in Saturday’s Saudi Cup as the brand new horse race takes the crown as the sport’s richest event. The race is offering an incredible $20 million prize purse — with a staggering $10 million going to the team behind the winning horse. It will overtake the Dubai World…MORE

South Carolina is do-or-die for candidates not named Bernie Sanders

South Carolina is do-or-die for candidates not named Bernie Sanders

It’s easy to miss the importance of this year’s South Carolina primary. Vermont’s Sen. Bernie Sanders has already built a wave of momentum. Many more delegates will be allocated in the Super Tuesday contests just three days after the Palmetto State votes. But make no mistake: South Carolina is the last chance for the non-Sanders…MORE

US companies say the coronavirus outbreak could cut China revenues by 50%

US companies say the coronavirus outbreak could cut China revenues by 50%

Some US companies are bracing for the revenue they make in China to be cut in half if the novel coronavirus outbreak extends into the summer. Nearly half of US companies in China expect revenue from the country to fall this year if businesses can’t return to normal before the end of April, according to…MORE