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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...

Donations for Asian American groups surge after killings

Mar. 30, 2021 12:11 PM EDT

Donations and contribution pledges to Asian American and Pacific Islander groups have spiked since the March 16 shooting in Atlanta that killed eight people, including six women of Asian descent, and brought renewed attention to violence against Asian Americans. About...

EXPLAINER: California's net neutrality law springs to life

Mar. 25, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

More than three years ago, Trump-era regulators killed federal net neutrality regulations designed to prevent AT&T, Comcast, Verizon and other major internet providers from exploiting their dominance to favor certain services or apps over others. In response, seven states and Puerto Rico...

Buffett's firm reveals new investments in Verizon, Chevron

Feb. 16, 2021 18:36 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company made major new investments in Verizon and Chevron and again trimmed its huge stake in Apple while making several other adjustments to its stock portfolio last year. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said in regulatory filings Tuesday...

Judge tosses Page defamation suit against Verizon company

Feb. 14, 2021 17:13 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by former Donald Trump campaign operative Carter Page against the media company that includes Yahoo! and AOL and that formerly owned HuffPost. The judge ruled last week that Page had failed to...