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  • Court upholds snowboard ban at ski resort

    A federal appeals court backs a ban on snowboarders at a ski resort in Utah.

  • Peter Frumhoff of the Union of Concerned Scientists, which has urged action on climate change, and Matt Pawa, who litigated against Exxon in a global warming case, were listed as presenters at a March 29 meeting of more than a dozen state prosecutors, according to emails between the offices of attorneys general in New York and Vermont. Participating in the meeting...

  • April 13- A Donald Trump presidency would be bad for corporate dealmaking, according to a global survey of people who advise companies on mergers and acquisitions, or M&A. The New York real estate developer prides himself on his ability to make good deals, and M&A professionals in the United States were less concerned about his impact on business than their peers...

  • WASHINGTON, April 13- At least two-thirds of all active U.S. corporations paid nothing in federal income taxes during the 2006-12 period, despite an income-dependent statutory tax rate of 15 percent to 35 percent, the Government Accountability Office said in a recent report. Among large, profitable entities, 19.5 percent paid nothing in federal income taxes in...

  • NEW YORK, April 13- Democrat Hillary Clinton on Wednesday will propose the creation of a new national Office of Immigrant Affairs should she win the White House in November, as she seeks to woo minority and immigrant voters in New York less than a week before the state's primary. The New York primary on April 19 could either help former secretary of state Clinton...

  • Cigarette dispensary

    "CalPERS has been reviewing changes to its divestment policy," said a spokesman.

  • NEW YORK, April 1- The dollar rose and stocks on Wall Street edged up on Friday on better-than-expected U.S. jobs and factory data, suggesting stronger corporate earnings ahead, but a gloomy manufacturing report in Japan knocked global equity markets lower. Nonfarm payrolls increased 215,000 and the unemployment rate rose to 5.0 percent from an eight-year low...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday will propose a $10 billion investment in partnerships to encourage the growth of the U.S. manufacturing sector as part of a national push to discourage outsourcing in the industry. Clinton maintains a lead in the state, which she represented in the U.S. Senate, over rival Bernie Sanders, a U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, March 31- The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a proposal to expand a telephone subsidy for low-income Americans to include Internet access, after a deal to cap the cost of the plan collapsed. The commission voted 3-2 to approve a proposal by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, unveiled earlier this month, to expand the $9.25 monthly...

  • The Center for Food Safety, Food and Water Watch, Friends of the Earth and other groups allege in the lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, that the Food and Drug Administration failed to consider all of the environmental risks of the fish when the agency approved it in November. The FDA also cleared the product, made by Massachusetts- based AquaBounty Technologies, without...

  • Matthew Berry, chief of staff to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, a Republican, told reporters that Democratic Commissioner Mignon Clyburn had signed onto a deal with Republicans earlier in the day after intensive negotiations, then changed his decision. Berry said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler had "bullied" his fellow Democrat Clyburn into withdrawing from the "...

  • March 31- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission may approve a $2 billion a year budget cap as part of an expansion of a subsidy for low-income Americans for phone and Internet services though last minute discussions could derail the deal, two sources briefed on the talks said. At least three of the five commissioners had agreed to the deal early on Thursday,...

  • Republicans x Democrats

    Donald Trump is the projected winner of GOP primaries in six states, and the apparent winner of another, according to NBC News.

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is accompanied by his wife Jane as he arrives on stage at his Super Tuesday rally in Burlington, Vermont March 1, 2016.

    Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders showed his campaign still has signs of life on Tuesday, as he notched four wins in his favor.

  • Some of the country's universities are now offering online programs on the business of craft beer.

  • Alcohol has long been the go-to holiday gift. But today there are a number of unique spirit-based options. Here are 10 great suggestions.

  • Angry Orchard

    Big cider brands such as Boston Beer's Angry Orchard and Woodchuck Cider have been affected by more competition and a slowdown in the sector.

  • Customers shop the produce aisle at a Kroger grocery store in Louisville, Kentucky.

    A food fight is under way in Congress that could decide whether genetically engineered food products are labeled using a new national standard.

  • A New York City police officer at the 4th of July fireworks.

    The nation is a patchwork of laws when it comes to regulating fireworks. Still, legality seems to have little to do with people injuring themselves.

  • Top States 2015 Quality of Life

    Locales that have the lowest crime rates, good health systems and an inclusive society ranked highest in CNBC's annual survey.