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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 5, 2010, file photo, packages of Cracker Barrel cheese are displayed at a supermarket in Bath, Maine. Kraft Heinz said Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, it is selling its natural cheese business, including its Cracker Barrel brand, to French dairy company Lactalis Group as part of a larger restructuring. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)

Struggling Kraft Heinz sells dairy brands to Lactalis

Sep. 15, 2020 7:02 PM EDT

Kraft Heinz said Tuesday that it is selling its natural cheese business — including its Cracker Barrel and Breakstone’s brands — to French dairy company Lactalis Group as part of a larger restructuring. The $3.2 billion sale includes Kraft Heinz production facilities in Tulare, California;...

FILE - In this photo provided by the Audubon Nature Institute, Tumani, a critically endangered western lowland gorilla holds her newborn at an enclosure at the Audubon Zoo, following its birth on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in New Orleans. Less than a week after celebrating the birth of the infant gorilla, the zoo in New Orleans is mourning its death. Audubon Zoo officials say the baby born Friday died on Wednesday, Sept. 9.  (Jonathan Vogel/Audubon Nature Institute via AP, File)

6-day-old endangered gorilla baby dies at New Orleans zoo

Sep. 10, 2020 5:22 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Less than a week after celebrating the birth of a critically endangered gorilla, the zoo in New Orleans is mourning its death. The baby western lowland gorilla born Friday died on Wednesday, Audubon Zoo spokeswoman Katie Smith said Thursday. The cause remains undetermined, but officials...

U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III speaks outside his campaign headquarters in Watertown, Mass., after conceding defeat to incumbent U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in the Massachusetts Democratic Senate primary. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Markey defeats Kennedy III in Massachusetts’ Senate primary

Sep. 2, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts defeated U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III in Tuesday’s hard-fought Democratic primary, harnessing support from progressive leaders to overcome a challenge from a younger rival who is a member of America’s most famous political family. It was the...

FILE - In this pair of June 1, 2020, file photos, Rep. Joe Kennedy III, left, and Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., right, wait for the start of a debate in Springfield, Mass. Kennedy is a candidate and Markey is the incumbent in the Sept. 1 Democratic primary election for Senate. (Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)

Kennedy's legacy hovering over Senate race in Massachusetts

Aug. 27, 2020 11:18 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Perhaps inevitably, the long political shadow of the Kennedy family is hovering over an increasingly acrimonious contest between U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy lll, who's hoping to oust the incumbent in next week’s Democratic primary in Massachusetts. At first,...

Dairy Farmers brand milk is displayed at a supermarket in Sydney, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. Australia's government announced on Tuesday it proposed to block Kirin Holdings Co.'s 45.6 billion yen ($430 million) sale of its Australian beverage unit to a Chinese company in a development likely to increase strain on Chinese-Australian relations. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Australia blocks Kirin's $430M sale of business to Chinese

Aug. 25, 2020 12:39 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's government announced on Tuesday it proposed to block Kirin Holdings Co.'s 45.6 billion yen ($430 million) sale of its Australian beverage unit to a Chinese company in a development likely to increase strain on Chinese-Australian relations. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg...

FILE - Cows on pasture at the University of Vermont dairy farm eat hay in a Thursday, July 23, 2020 file photo, in Burlington, Vt. The dairy industry has a familiar question for you: “Got milk?” Six years after the popular tagline was retired, “Got milk?” ads are back. The dairy industry is reviving the campaign hoping to prolong the U.S. sales boost milk has gotten during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathk, Filee)

As US milk sales rise amid pandemic, "Got milk?" ads return

Aug. 3, 2020 9:09 AM EDT

The dairy industry has a familiar question for you: “Got milk?” Six years after the popular tagline was retired, “Got milk?” ads are back. A dairy industry-funded group is reviving the campaign, hoping to prolong the boost milk has gotten during the pandemic. U.S. milk sales have been...