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US vows again to ban menthol flavor in cigarettes, cigars

Apr. 29, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators pledged again Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes, this time under pressure from African American groups to remove the mint flavor popular among Black smokers. The Food and Drug Administration has attempted several times to...

United Airlines, Altria Group fall; IBM, ManpowerGroup rise

Apr. 20, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: Canadian National Railway Co., down $7.98 to $110.15. The railroad operator made a rival buyout offer for Kansas City Southern to top Canadian Pacific Railway. ...

Corporations gave over $50M to voting restriction backers

Apr. 05, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When executives from Coca-Cola and Delta Air Lines spoke out against Georgia's new voting law as unduly restrictive last week, it seemed to signal a new activism springing from corporate America. But if leaders of the nation's most prominent companies...

Former leader of Dominion Energy dies day after retiring

Apr. 02, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tom Farrell, who led Dominion Energy for more than a decade and was a powerful force in Virginia business and politics, died Friday, one day after stepping down from his post as the company's executive chairman. He was 66. A news release from the...