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Uber scores legal victory over drivers who want employee benefits

The Uber application is shown on a mobile phone Sept. 14, 2018. Reuters Uber saw a major victory in court Tuesday when a federal appeals court in...

CBS names interim chairman as 2 board members step down

Richard Parsons on June 15, 2009 in New York. AP photo / Mark Lennihan NEW YORK — CBS Corporation has named longtime media and finance executive...

3 key points to watch from the Fed on Wednesday

WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is all but certain Wednesday to raise its key short-term interest rate for the third time this year and...

Nike earnings surge, but investors unimpressed

Nike knocked out double-digit earnings growth in its first fiscal quarter, with the increase due to factors that don't include the retailer's controversial advertising...

Major corporate brands push to boost voter turnout in November

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and Levi Strauss and Snapchat are looking to help improve on the dismal participation rate seen in 2016...

Dunkin Donuts is changing its name

Doughnuts remain on the menu, but Dunkin Donuts is shortening its name to "Dunkin'" to reflect its increasing emphasis on coffee and other drinks. Earlier...

Arby's buying Sonic drive-in hamburger chain

Arby's owner Inspire Brands is buying the Sonic drive-in hamburger chain. Privately owned Inspire is paying $43.50 per share cash, or $2.3 billion, for publicly...

Macadamia nuts recalled over E. coli concerns

Hawaii's Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp. is recalling all items produced at its plant in Keaau earlier this month because of possible E. coli...

Florence crippled electricity and coal — solar and wind were back the next day

Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Florence swamped North and South Carolina, thousands of residents who get power from coal-fired utilities remain without electricity.  Yet solar...

Starbucks plans layoffs as sales growth slows

Starbucks is battling tougher competition to convince consumers to spend $5 on a latte. Now, the company is planning to cut jobs as it...

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