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Emails reveal Coke ties to group

posted: 11/25/2015 2:12 a.m. Discuss

A nonprofit organization founded to combat obesity says the $1.5 million it received from Coke has no influence on its work.

U.S. rethinks driverless-car policy

posted: 11/25/2015 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands.

Dodging flier woe startup's objective

posted: 11/25/2015 2:09 a.m. Discuss

As holiday travel and winter weather converge, the annual ritual is about to unfold at U.S. airports: Flights are canceled, and disgruntled masses throng ticket counters and flood airline call centers hunting for alternative routes.

U.S. economy grows at 2.1% pace in 3Q, tops initial estimate

posted: 11/25/2015 2:08 a.m. Discuss

The U.S. economy grew at a slightly faster rate in the summer than previously reported, mainly because businesses restocked their goods at a stronger pace than first thought.

Panel proposes registration, rules for high-speed traders

posted: 11/25/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

Regulators are proposing new procedures to monitor high-speed trading more closely in response to wild market swings produced by a series of technical breakdowns.

Market report: Stocks recover after early unease

posted: 11/25/2015 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Stocks overcame an early stumble Tuesday and finished modestly higher as investors shook off concerns about heightened tensions in the Middle East and a drop in consumer confidence.

Business news in brief

posted: 11/25/2015 1:58 a.m. Discuss

Bank of America cuts Angola dollar flow Bank of America Corp., which provides most of the dollar notes dispensed by banks in Angola, is halting the supply of greenbacks to the African country, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

Poultry, Hillshire boost 4Q at Tyson

updated: 11/24/2015 3:04 a.m. Discuss

Tyson Foods reported better-than-expected sales for its latest quarter, with demand increasing for its chicken products and the year-ago purchase of Hillshire Brands paying dividends.

U.S. home sales slip in October as prices outdistance wages

posted: 11/24/2015 3:01 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- Fewer Americans bought homes in October, a sign that rising home values may be pushing more would-be buyers to the real estate market's sidelines.

Airliners slower to runways, gates

posted: 11/24/2015 3 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- On a recent morning, Delta Air Lines Flight 435 pushed back early from the gate at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Passengers watched the safety video and settled in for a six-hour trip.

Appeal in scam dropped by U.S.

posted: 11/24/2015 2:50 a.m. Discuss

U.S. prosecutors on Monday dropped their bid to extend the prison terms for five of Bernard Madoff's ex-employees, who received lighter sentences after being convicted of aiding his $17.5 billion fraud.

For Amazon, delivery goal is now hours

posted: 11/23/2015 2:56 a.m. Discuss Inc. has a new, expensive-to-reach target in its quest to sell everything to everyone: last-minute Christmas shoppers.

Self-driving cars take turn in Texas

posted: 11/23/2015 2:55 a.m. Discuss

AUSTIN, Texas -- With Google's self-driving cars slowed in a gridlock of California regulation, Texas is offering a fast lane.

Prejudice, resource-gap test deaf entrepreneurs

posted: 11/23/2015 2:54 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Soon after customers arrive at Mozzeria for the first time, they notice something's different about the restaurant: Virtually every employee is deaf.

Shoppers choosing services over stuff, pressuring retailers

posted: 11/23/2015 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Alia Barksdale says she’s changing the way she shops, and that’s bad news for department stores and other U.S. retailers.




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