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Trade War's Wounded: Companies Improvise to Dodge Cost Hikes

How's the U.S. Economy Doing? Shutdown Makes It Harder to Say

By Paul Wiseman |
Back in December 2017, Trump gave companies a gift when he signed a measure that slashed the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. The next month, though, he started sl...

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Rihanna Sues Father Over Use of their Last Name for Business

Rihanna Sues Father Over Use of their Last Name for Business

Jan 15
Rihanna is suing her father over his use of their last name for a business.

Hospital Replaces Leadership After Blood Transfusion Mistake

Hospital Replaces Leadership After Blood Transfusion Mistake

Jan 15
A Houston hospital has removed its president and several other leaders following an unusually high number of patient deaths, including a recent case in which a patient died after receiving a transfusion of the wrong blood type.

100 Years Ago in Boston: The Day Molasses Was Deadly Fast

100 Years Ago in Boston: The Day Molasses Was Deadly Fast

By William J. Kole | Jan 15
Slow as molasses? This treacle didn't trickle. It was a sticky, deadly tsunami that flattened an entire Boston neighborhood within seconds.

Trump's Cuba Policy Hurts Private Sector, New Figures Say

Trump's Cuba Policy Hurts Private Sector, New Figures Say

By Andrea Rodríguez | Jan 15
President Donald Trump's Cuba policy is driving hundreds of millions of dollars from the island's private entrepreneurs to its military-controlled tourism sector, the opposite of its supposed goal, new statistics say.

Cold, Hard Safety Blanket: Cash Rules As Stocks, Bonds Waver

Cold, Hard Safety Blanket: Cash Rules As Stocks, Bonds Waver

By Stan Choe | Jan 15
For years, cash languished at the bottom of the investment rankings - but suddenly cash is king again.

World Shares Rally Ahead of Vote on Brexit Deal

World Shares Rally Ahead of Vote on Brexit Deal

By Annabelle Liang | Jan 15
Global shares were mostly higher Tuesday as British lawmakers prepared to vote on a Brexit deal that has drawn strong opposition at home.

Netflix Raising Prices for 58M US Subscribers as Costs Rise

Netflix Raising Prices for 58M US Subscribers as Costs Rise

By Michael Liedtke | Jan 15
Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its streaming service 12 years ago.

FDA Resuming Some Food Inspections Halted By Shutdown

FDA Resuming Some Food Inspections Halted By Shutdown

By Candice Choi | Jan 15
The Food and Drug Administration said it will resume inspections of some of the riskiest foods such as cheeses, produce and infant formula as early as Tuesday.

Desperate Parents and Discount Marijuana: DC in A Shutdown

Desperate Parents and Discount Marijuana: DC in A Shutdown

By Ashraf Khalil | Jan 15
Besides the economic impact, a shutdown warps the nation's capital on a cultural, recreational and logistical level -- touching everybody from garbage collectors to young parents, prospective newlyweds to aspiring Eagle Scouts.

Trump Declares He'll 'Never Back Down' in Shutdown Fight

Trump Declares He'll 'Never Back Down' in Shutdown Fight

By Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin | Jan 15
With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat Monday, declaring he would "never ever back down."

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