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Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:20 pm
How did the cranberry go from a seasonal, Thanksgiving favorite to an all-year round, ubiquitous supermarket staple?
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Thursday, November 21, 2019 1:34 pm
The story of the first worker in the U.S. to suffer lung damage after cutting a new kind of countertop material shows the way a workplace hazard emerged in this country.
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Thursday, November 21, 2019 6:59 am
A lawsuit by 17 McDonald's workers recounts threats, harassment and assaults, accusing the fast-food chain of "undermining safety" with late-night work, store design changes and inadequate training.
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Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:02 am
GM filed suit against Fiat Chrysler saying it bribed UAW officials in order to get favorable labor contracts. And, UAW President Gary Jones resigned following an unfolding corruption scandal.
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Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:02 am
Her credits include Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph and Zootopia. Now, Jennifer Lee is the first female chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios -- oh, and she co-directed the Frozen sequel.
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Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:00 am
ACA plans for 2020 are cheaper than last year -- premiums lower, on average. And in some areas, people who qualify for federal subsidies could end up with no monthly payment. But read the fine print.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 7:40 pm
Jones has been the target of a federal probe of alleged corruption in the UAW. The union is also linked to an alleged bribery scheme, according to a lawsuit filed by GM against rival Fiat Chrysler.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:51 pm
President Trump wants the Federal Reserve to keep cutting interest rates. But the central bank has signaled it's done cutting rates for now, unless the economy takes a turn for the worse.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:28 am
Diana Chong was going to Pennsylvania for pre-Thanksgiving with her family. She left her keys in the bagel shop. Manager Vinny Proscia drove 185 miles to give them back in person.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:01 am
Now that the expression "OK, Boomer" has gone viral, companies are trying to cash in on the meme's moment. Some hope to make a business line of it by trademarking the phrase.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:01 am
The boom that helped make the U.S. the world's largest oil producer could be ending. Oil prices are down amid weak demand, and investors no longer seem willing to write the industry a blank check.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:08 pm
Gavin Newsom's initiatives follow a massive oil release from a Chevron facility in Kern County suspected of being caused by a high-pressure steam process for releasing oil from underground rock.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 3:11 pm
The Portland hotel owner and ambassador, who is scheduled to testify before Congress on Wednesday, is a pivotal witness in the impeachment inquiry. His relationship with Trump is a complicated one.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 1:19 pm
A slew of federal agencies and media outlets have relied on professor Bruce Bagley's expertise on organized crime. This week he was arrested for his alleged role in an elaborate corruption scheme.
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019 9:22 am
When passing the ACA, Democrats touted the fact that they had included many measures to pay for the bill's expanded coverage. But nearly 10 years later, Congress has eliminated many of those taxes.
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