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United Auto Workers strikes spread to Ford plant in Chicago, GM factory near Lansing, Michigan

Sep. 29, 2023 10:51 AM EDT
DETROIT (AP) — United Auto Workers strikes spread to Ford plant in Chicago, GM factory near Lansing, Michigan.

Once rivals, now partners: Peloton and Lululemon to collaborate on connected fitness and apparel

Sep. 28, 2023 11:49 AM EDT

Peloton and athletic wear maker Lululemon have announced a five-year partnership, effectively closing the curtain on Lululemon's recently acquired connected fitness device, Mirror. The interactive fitness company steps in to become the exclusive digital fitness content provider for...

Photo giant Getty took a leading AI image-maker to court. Now it's also embracing the technology

Sep. 27, 2023 10:41 AM EDT

Anyone looking for a beautiful photograph of a desert landscape can find many choices from Getty Images, the stock photography collection. But say you're instead looking for a wide angle shot of a “hot pink plastic saguaro cactus with large arms that stick out, surrounded by sand,...

Auto workers still have room to expand their strike against car makers. But they also face risks

Sep. 23, 2023 20:30 PM EDT

Even after escalating its strike against Detroit automakers on Friday, the United Auto Workers union still has plenty of leverage in its effort to force the companies to agree to significant increases in pay and benefits. Only about 12% of the union’s membership is so far taking...

Meet Lachlan Murdoch, soon to be the new power behind Fox News and the Murdoch empire

Sep. 23, 2023 12:44 PM EDT

For Lachlan Murdoch, this moment has been a long time coming. Assuming, of course, that his moment has actually arrived. On Thursday, his father Rupert Murdoch announced that in November he'll step down as the head of his two media companies: News Corp. and Fox Corp. Lachlan will...

Who are Rupert Murdoch's children? What to know about the media magnate's successor and family

Sep. 21, 2023 19:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Media magnate Rupert Murdoch on Monday announced that he would be stepping down as the leader of both Fox News' parent company and his News Corp media holdings — with his son, Lachlan, set to take his place. Through his decades-long career, Murdoch, 92, built an...

Rupert Murdoch's surprise exit from Fox leaves son Lachlan in line of succession at media empire

Sep. 21, 2023 18:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Magnate Rupert Murdoch's surprise announcement Thursday that he's stepping down as leader of his two companies leaves his son Lachlan firmly in line of succession at Fox and the rest of the media empire. The 92-year-old Australian billionaire's creation of Fox News...

Governments and individuals debate: Are mandates needed to reach climate change targets?

Sep. 21, 2023 15:48 PM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — Governments, organizations and businesses have set ambitious goals to combat climate change. But it is far from clear that those goals can be met without forcing people to do -- or not do -- certain things. And that is causing some consternation, even among...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Sep. 21, 2023 07:26 AM EDT

Charleston Gazette-Mail. September 14, 2023. Editorial: PSC hits WV consumers yet again in rate hike Ignoring mountains of public input against the idea, the West Virginia Public Service Commission has approved yet another rate increase for American Electric Power...

MGM Resorts computers back up after 10 days as analysts eye effects of casino cyberattacks

Sep. 21, 2023 06:28 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts brought to an end a 10-day computer shutdown prompted by efforts to shield from a cyberattack data including hotel reservations and credit card processing, the casino giant said Wednesday, as analysts and academics measured the effects of the event. ...