Business

Panel approves ban on sale of flavored e-cigs in New York

Sep 17, 2019

A state health panel has approved an emergency ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes in New York

Democrats push ahead with short-term bill to avoid shutdown

Sep 17, 2019

Democrats controlling the House are keeping a short-term, government-wide spending measure that's needed to prevent a government shutdown free of controversy

EPA set to end California's ability to regulate fuel economy

Sep 17, 2019

The Trump administration is poised revoke California's authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy

Facebook to name first oversight panel members by year-end

Sep 17, 2019

Facebook says it expects to name the first members of a quasi-independent oversight board by year-end

FedEx profit falls, company cites uncertainty over trade

Sep 17, 2019

FedEx's profit drops 11% as the company is hit by slowing global growth and loss of business with Amazon

Football carries television networks until start of season

Sep 17, 2019

The new television season hasn't begun yet, but the football season has, and that's what is carrying the networks in the interim

Apple awards $250 million to supplier of glass for iPhones

Sep 17, 2019

Apple on Tuesday deepened its ties with a Kentucky manufacturing plant by awarding $250 million to support Corning Inc.'s continued work to develop glass for iPhones and other devices

Lawyer: Chicago archdiocese has paid out $80M to law firm

Sep 17, 2019

An attorney for victims of sexual abuse by clergy says the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago has paid $80 million in settlements to clients represented by his law firm alone since 2000

Talks set to carry on but no deal yet in UAW strike vs GM

Sep 17, 2019

Auto workers and General Motors are set to return to the bargaining table a day after more than 49,000 employees went out on strike over stalled contract negotiations

Protest likely to greet Trump fundraising trip in California

Sep 17, 2019

Trump is making a rare visit to the Democratic stronghold of California where a series of high-dollar fundraisers will likely be met with protest