Bayer AG has reached verbal agreements to resolve a substantial portion of an estimated 125,000 U.S. cancer lawsuits over use of its Roundup weedkiller, according to people familiar with the negotiations.
The deals, which...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- The love affair between California and Elon Musk has started to sour.
Musk's electric-car company, Tesla Inc., is California's dream of a greener economy made real, growing from scrappy Silicon Valley ...Read more
MIAMI -- Tony Argiz, CEO of a big accounting and advisory firm with offices stretching from Coral Gables to New York and India, was a bit of a telecommuting skeptic. Until the coronavirus pandemic hit.
Literally overnight...Read more
The European Union's budget hard-liners outlined elements of a deal for collectively financing the bloc's response to the coronavirus recession, signaling they may be open to concessions.
In a joint paper, the leaders of ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- The coronavirus shutdown scrubbed Tom St. John's blowout birthday party -- and the surprise visit from his son, flying in from Korea -- weeks before April 8, when St. John turned 80. So daughter Gina Woodard, ...Read more
Hertz Global Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy in Delaware after sweeping travel restrictions and the global economic collapse destroyed demand for its rental cars.
The Chapter 11 filing allows Hertz to keep operating ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- A drug company may have violated the privacy of thousands of people who are taking a medicine to prevent them from coming down with HIV.
Gilead Sciences, the biopharmaceutical giant, sent out a mass ...Read more
SEATTLE -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) will cut hundreds of jobs in Washington state as it "consolidates all activities back to Japan" and close its U.S. operations for the troubled SpaceJet project, the company said...Read more
No more open calls for casting, clear barriers between actors and an end to self-service fruit platters.
Those are among the recommendations to film crews that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp released Friday in the first ...Read more
I am suspicious of hot takes on the pandemic. They're usually headlined, "COVID-19 will change (fill in the blank) forever."
Most of these predicted apocalypses involve things I like: downtowns, transit, sit-down dining ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- As states begin to reopen from coronavirus-related shutdowns, a wave of unpaid utility bills coming due will not only saddle Americans still out of work with new debt, it could also drive up rates for ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- There's no social distancing for Venda Ripke at work. The 41-year-old teacher often gets face-to-face with the young students in her special-education classes at Newcastle Elementary School.
Students with ...Read more
House Democrats proposed a roughly $3 trillion bill recently to battle the health and economic effects of COVID-19.
Some Republican lawmakers, and a top White House economic adviser, have cautioned against another round ...Read more
The idea of a universal basic income -- a regular stipend paid to every American adult to meet minimum life needs -- has been bubbling around the edges of American politics for decades.
With the coming of the coronavirus ...Read more
U.S. retailers have laid bare the consequences of being deemed "essential" in the COVID-19 pandemic, as sales surged at those allowed to stay open but collapsed at department stores, clothing chains and other outlets ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Corn farmers are throwing another government-backed Hail Mary this year, planting more of the crop than in 2019 even though prices are near the bottom of a six-year slump.
"They call it plant and pray," ...Read more
Hollywood couldn't have scripted a better potential comeback story for the movie theater industry.
Warner Bros. is poised to release the latest feature from acclaimed director Christopher Nolan, one of the biggest ...Read more
ROSEVILLE, Calif. -- Jim Edmonds can't say what led him to join an unauthorized protest against the coronavirus lockdowns at the California state Capitol in May, except fear and boredom and a need to do something as his ...Read more
Pairing Tony Soprano with Elmo and Chandler Bing was always going to be tricky.
Would the murderous mob boss befriend a red Muppet? Forget about it. Nor would Tony Soprano have much patience for the wiseguy antics of ...Read more
If you have found yourself furloughed or are facing a reduced paycheck, and need some new wheels, you'll want a new ride at the lowest possible cost. Enter the frugal finds, the 10 least expensive new vehicles you can buy,...Read more
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