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United Auto Workers Members Ratify New 4-Year…

Ford employees didn't strike like General Motors employees, but they still won a contract similar to the one UAW-GM workers did.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false claim about Apple…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely claims he opened an Apple plant and Pelosi shut Congress

Free to a good home: 1 newspaper in Alaska

The publisher of The Skagway News is willing to give the paper away to the right person, if they are willing to move to the southeast Alaska community and be a part of the community

Juul To Cut 16% Of Its Global Workforce In…

Juul says its $1 billion cost-cutting plan will help it "focus on reducing underage use" and invest in scientific research, among other things.

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Whistleblower raises safety alarm about air traffic control

A whistleblower says managers at an air traffic control center in Florida increased risk of a mid-air collision by changing procedures for handing off planes

California agency predicts $7 billion state…

California is expected to have a $7 billion budget surplus next year, but lawmakers were urged not to spend all of it because a sizable chunk depends on an upcoming decision by the Trump administration

Juul Is No Longer Selling Its Popular Mint…

The company said it made the decision "in light of" two recent studies that tied Juul to the rising spike in underage vapers.

Officials: Multistate hepatitis A cases traced to…

A hepatitis A outbreak in Nebraska, Indiana and Wisconsin has been traced to blackberries sold in Fresh Thyme grocery stores and federal authorities are warning consumers in 11 states against eating some berries bought from the chain

Bloomberg spending $15M-$20M to register half…

Bloomberg spending $15 million to $20 million to register a half million swing-state voters

Boeing Whistleblower Says 787 Dreamliner Has…

A former employee says Boeing stonewalled his efforts to investigate potentially faulty oxygen systems installed in its 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

PayPal buying shopping and rewards company Honey for $4B

Payments platform PayPal says it is buying Honey Science Corp., a shopping and rewards company, for $4 billion

Fed minutes: Officials felt 3 cuts this year…

Fed officials suggest 3 rate cuts this year should be enough unless economy slows significantly

Apple Pledges $2.5 Billion To Fight California's…

The financial package includes money to address homelessness, help first-time homebuyers get mortgages and build new housing.

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Foreign ski-area investors sue US over residency…

Foreigners who invested in Vermont ski area developments that are now linked to a fraud case say the federal government is declining to act on their petitions for U.S. residency

McDonald's CEO Is Out Over Relationship With…

The fast food giant said in a statement Steve Easterbrook had "separated" from the company.

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Wednesday as investors worry that the U.S. and China may not reach a trade deal this year

Hedge fund Alden becomes Tribune’s largest…

The largest shareholder of the company that owns the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and New York Daily News is now Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund known for layoffs and slashing costs at newspapers

Union Sets Ratification Vote On Tentative…

​Local unions will now begin the process of having informational meetings about the proposed 4-year contract with Ford.

Feds release data on wages, debt for specific college majors

The U.S. Education Department has released information for the first time that allows students to compare earnings and debt averages from specific college programs, rather than at the school as a whole

Boeing Fires Executive Who Oversaw 737 Max Planes

Boeing is shaking up its leadership, as the company continues to struggle with the aftermath of two deadly 737 max plane crashes.

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US authorities arrest Brazilian ex-CEO in bribery case

Authorities say the former CEO of Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem SA has been arrested on U.S. corruption charges

Disney Plus blames past hacks for user accounts…

Disney Plus says it doesn’t have a security breach, but some users of the new streaming service have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts

Drug Companies Reach $260M Settlement To Avoid…

Lawyers involved in the trial announced the tentative settlement Monday.