Industries

Trump Fed nominee Shelton promises 'intellectual diversity'

Feb 13, 2020

President Donald Trump's nominee to the Federal Reserve touted her credentials in written testimony Thursday and said she would “work collegially” if approved

Pennsylvania sues Juul over marketing e-cigarettes to teens

Feb 10, 2020

The Pennsylvania attorney general's office is suing electronic cigarette manufacturer Juul over how its products are marketed and sold to teenagers

Atari plans to open video game-themed resorts in 8 US cities

Jan 31, 2020

Atari, the arcade game company that ushered in the gaming revolution in the 1980s, is opening eight video game-themed hotels across the U.S. The company said this week it will break ground on its first hotel later this year in Phoenix

No contest plea in crash that killed workers after hurricane

Jan 24, 2020

A man prosecutors say was high on drugs when his pickup truck fatally struck three utility workers fixing power lines in the Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael faces the possibility of life in prison

US strikes hit Iraq militia blamed in contractor's death

Dec 29, 2019

The U.S. says it has carried out military strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting a militia blamed for an attack that killed an American contractor

Innovative fashion designers lead the way on sustainability

Dec 27, 2019

A buy-and-toss mentality persists in fashion, but more consumers and people in the industry are scrutinizing how the production of goods impacts the environment

Average MLB salary drops for 2nd straight year

Dec 20, 2019

The average salary in Major League Baseball has dropped in consecutive years for the first time since the players' association started keeping records in 1967

France fines Google $166 million for abusing ad dominance

Dec 20, 2019

France’s competition authority has fined Google 150 million euros ($166 million) for “abusing its dominant position” in the online ad market

Virginia to boost passenger rail service to DC

Dec 19, 2019

Virginia is planning a $3.7 billion effort to boost passenger rail service between the state and Washington, D

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