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Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:13 AM CDT

Weed Killer in Your Cereal? Maybe, But Don't Panic

Weed Killer in Your Cereal? Maybe, But Don't Panic

Social media feeds have been swamped by news that the advocacy organization Environmental Working Group found traces of the pesticide glyphosate, the main ingredient in Roundup, in certain popular breakfast...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 08:13 AM CDT

Trump Asks SEC to Look at Ending Quarterly Earnings Reports

Trump Asks SEC to Look at Ending Quarterly Earnings Reports

President Donald Trump on Friday advocated for a possible end to the long-held quarterly earnings reports for publicly traded companies, saying it would boost business and in turn help create jobs. In a morning...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 05:29 PM CDT

As Musk Admits to Job Stress, Tesla's Board May Have to Act

As Musk Admits to Job Stress, Tesla's Board May Have to Act

Elon Musk's erratic behavior was front and center again this week as the CEO of Tesla conceded that he's overwhelmed by job stress, pushing his electric car company's stock down and bringing pressure on its...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 08:39 PM CDT

Can Twitter Change Its 'Core' and Remain Twitter?

Can Twitter Change Its 'Core' and Remain Twitter?

After long resisting change, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to revamp the "core" of the service to fight rampant abuse and misinformation. But it's not clear if changing that essence — how it rewards interactions...

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 09:08 AM CDT

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Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 10:41 PM CDT

Southwest Limits Emotional Support Animals to Cats and Dogs

Southwest Limits Emotional Support Animals to Cats and Dogs

Southwest Airlines is joining a growing number of U.S. carriers overhauling its pet policy, announcing this week that it will only accept cats and dogs on board as "emotional support animals." Under the new...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 02:16 PM CDT

US Stocks Rally Ahead of China Trade Talks; Walmart Surges

US Stocks Rally Ahead of China Trade Talks; Walmart Surges

Stocks are surging on Wall Street Thursday as China and the U.S. prepare to hold their first trade discussions in months, a potential sign of progress toward ending the trade war between them. Walmart is...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 02:43 PM CDT

Market Testing: Kroger Trying Driverless Grocery Deliveries

Market Testing: Kroger Trying Driverless Grocery Deliveries

At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain is testing the use of driverless cars to deliver groceries in a Phoenix...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 01:35 PM CDT

FDA Approves Teva’s Generic EpiPen After Yearslong Delay

FDA Approves Teva’s Generic EpiPen After Yearslong Delay

U.S. regulators cleared the first generic competitor to Mylan's EpiPen, after a yearslong delay that many said contributed to the emergency allergy drug's rapid rise in price. Teva Pharmaceuticals received...

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 at 07:50 AM CDT

Honda Odyssey Tops Minivan Crash Test List

Honda Odyssey Tops Minivan Crash Test List

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released new crash ratings for minivans.

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