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Why So Many Poor People May Never Recover From Hurricane Michael

Why So Many Poor People May Never Recover From Hurricane Michael

Why So Many Poor People May Never Recover From Hurricane Michael When Luis Barrios climbed out of a canoe and trudged through knee-deep waters into his parents’ modest home in

Starkist Agrees to Plead Guilty in Tuna Price-Fixing Scheme, Faces $100 Million Fine

Starkist Agrees to Plead Guilty in Tuna Price-Fixing Scheme, Faces $100 Million Fine

Starkist Agrees to Plead Guilty in Tuna Price-Fixing Scheme, Faces $100 Million Fine (SAN FRANCISCO) — Authorities say StarKist has agreed to plead guilty to price fixing as part of

StarKist Faces $100 Million Fine For Fixing Tuna Prices

StarKist Faces $100 Million Fine For Fixing Tuna Prices

StarKist Faces $100 Million Fine For Fixing Tuna Prices SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — StarKist Co. agreed to plead guilty to a felony price-fixing charge as part of a broad collusion

Cities Tell Airbnb To Make Room For Affordable Housing

Cities Tell Airbnb To Make Room For Affordable Housing

Cities Tell Airbnb To Make Room For Affordable Housing By Elaine S. Povich WASHINGTON — One of the most crowded and expensive cities in the country, D.C. is cracking down on

America's Housing Crisis Affects Everyone

America's Housing Crisis Affects Everyone

America's Housing Crisis Affects Everyone The American dream is supposed to play out like this: a pleasant house in an appealing color scheme, surrounded by a white picket fence; a

Jamie Dimon Joins Growing List Of Business Leaders Skipping Saudi Conference

Jamie Dimon Joins Growing List Of Business Leaders Skipping Saudi Conference

Jamie Dimon Joins Growing List Of Business Leaders Skipping Saudi Conference Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, and Bill Ford, chairman of the Ford Motor Co., are the latest

Sears Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Sears Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Sears Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy (Reuters) – Sears Holdings Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Monday, throwing into doubt the future of the century-old retailer that once dominated

Stock Market Slumps for Second Day as the Dow Drops Over 500 Points

Stock Market Slumps for Second Day as the Dow Drops Over 500 Points

Stock Market Slumps for Second Day as the Dow Drops Over 500 Points (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks tumbled a second day, with major averages notching wild swings in heavy volume.

Jamie Dimon, Steve Mnuchin And Big Bank CEOs Set To Attend Saudi Conference Despite Journalist’s Disappearance

Jamie Dimon, Steve Mnuchin And Big Bank CEOs Set To Attend Saudi Conference Despite Journalist’s Disappearance

Jamie Dimon, Steve Mnuchin And Big Bank CEOs Set To Attend Saudi Conference Despite Journalist’s Disappearance Even amid reports that agents for Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman brazenly

One Of America's Oldest Coal Companies Just Filed For Bankruptcy

One Of America's Oldest Coal Companies Just Filed For Bankruptcy

One Of America's Oldest Coal Companies Just Filed For Bankruptcy Facing declining demand and saddled with mounting debt, one of the oldest and largest coal companies in the United States

‘If We Can’t Mine Coal, What Are We Going to Do?’

‘If We Can’t Mine Coal, What Are We Going to Do?’

‘If We Can’t Mine Coal, What Are We Going to Do?’ EDITOR’S NOTE: Among the authors who will make presentations at next week’s Southern Festival of Books in Nashville, Tennessee

CVS, Aetna Win U.S. Approval For $69 Billion Merger

CVS, Aetna Win U.S. Approval For $69 Billion Merger

CVS, Aetna Win U.S. Approval For $69 Billion Merger WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Pharmacy chain CVS Health Corp won U.S. antitrust approval for its $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna

The Food Industry Has Been Notoriously Hard To Organize. Could These Tactics Bring It New Life?

The Food Industry Has Been Notoriously Hard To Organize. Could These Tactics Bring It New Life?

The Food Industry Has Been Notoriously Hard To Organize. Could These Tactics Bring It New Life? When Amanda Cestare started working at New York City’s famous Ellen’s Stardust Diner in

UPS Drivers Voted Down Their Union Contract, But The Teamsters Are Ratifying It Anyway

UPS Drivers Voted Down Their Union Contract, But The Teamsters Are Ratifying It Anyway

UPS Drivers Voted Down Their Union Contract, But The Teamsters Are Ratifying It Anyway Last month, before he got his chance to vote on a new collective bargaining agreement, UPS

Google Shutters Google+ After Security Flaw Exposed Data Of At Least 500,000 Users

Google Shutters Google+ After Security Flaw Exposed Data Of At Least 500,000 Users

Google Shutters Google+ After Security Flaw Exposed Data Of At Least 500,000 Users (Reuters) ― Alphabet Inc’s Google will shut down the consumer version of its failed social network Google+

Thousands Of Marriott Workers Strike In 7 Cities

Thousands Of Marriott Workers Strike In 7 Cities

Thousands Of Marriott Workers Strike In 7 Cities Nearly 3,000 Marriott employees went on strike in Hawaii on Monday, adding to a major multi-city work stoppage hitting the world’s largest

Lawsuit Accuses LaCroix Seltzer of Containing Artificial Ingredients Used in Cockroach Insecticide

Lawsuit Accuses LaCroix Seltzer of Containing Artificial Ingredients Used in Cockroach Insecticide

Lawsuit Accuses LaCroix Seltzer of Containing Artificial Ingredients Used in Cockroach Insecticide A new lawsuit is claiming that popular seltzer water brand LaCroix uses synthetic ingredients, despite its "all natural"

America’s Trade Deficit Is Continuing to Grow Despite President Trump’s Tariffs

America’s Trade Deficit Is Continuing to Grow Despite President Trump’s Tariffs

America’s Trade Deficit Is Continuing to Grow Despite President Trump’s Tariffs (WASHINGTON) — Record imports drove the U.S. trade deficit up for the third straight month in August. The deficit

6.5 Million Pounds Of Beef Have Been Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk

6.5 Million Pounds Of Beef Have Been Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk

6.5 Million Pounds Of Beef Have Been Recalled Due To Salmonella Risk CHICAGO/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – A U.S. unit of Brazil’s JBS SA is recalling 6.5 million pounds of beef

How We Chose the 50 Most Genius Companies of 2018

How We Chose the 50 Most Genius Companies of 2018

How We Chose the 50 Most Genius Companies of 2018 At the heart of every great business is a creative solution to a problem—and those solutions sometimes change the world.