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New Report Criticizes FAA And Boeing For 737 Max…

​The report came from the Joint Authorities Technical Review, a panel commissioned by the FAA to review aircraft certification processes.

California power outages highlight economic…

The power blackouts in California are highlighting growing income disparity, with access to electricity increasingly available to those who can afford to pay.

Strike Is Costing GM $1.1 Billion And Denting The…

GM's biggest strike since 2007 has cost its nearly 50,000 workers $624 million in compensation.

Correction: California-New Laws story

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Renault Fires Its CEO In Abrupt Leadership Change

Thierry Bolloré became the French automaker's CEO in January. He replaced Carlos Ghosn, who's facing multiple financial misconduct charges.

Chicago teachers may test unions' 'social justice…

A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would be the latest test of teachers' unions strategy to expand contract talks beyond members' pay or benefits and into broader classroom issues

Talks Between GM, United Auto Workers Stall 3…

The UAW's strike has reportedly already cost GM over $1 billion.

California governor signs bill limiting oil, gas…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law intended to counter Trump administration plans to increase oil and gas production on protected public land

Private Equity Investment Is Soaring In Addiction…

But recovery advocates are skeptical about the intentions investors have.

California power shutdowns raise air pollution…

Power shutdowns intended to prevent more devastating California wildfires are raising concerns about another environmental threat: air pollution

Unilever Promises To Process More Plastic Than It…

​The company wants to reduce its plastic waste, and part of its plan is to collect and process more plastic than it uses in product packaging.

Pregnancy discrimination continues, 41 years…

Women say pregnancy discrimination still a reality 41 years after US ban

GM And Striking Union Workers Fail To Reach…

The two sides failed to reach an agreement on a new four-year contract over the weekend as the strike moves into its fourth week.

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Agency eyes big revamp of Wall Street…

A federal agency is moving quietly to revamp one of the most successful whistleblower programs in the government

Facebook's Libra currency battered by defections…

Facebook faces a rough road ahead with Libra, but defections by high-profile partners are still unlikely to spell the end for the digital currency

Brexit negotiators set to work through the weekend

British and European Union negotiators plan to work through the weekend to see if they can agree a Brexit deal in time for next week's summit of EU leaders

Companies welcome US-China trade truce, warn…

Companies welcome US-China truce, warning technology and other disputes remain to be resolved

The Latest: US suspends tariff hike in limited…

The Latest: US suspends tariff hike in limited China deal

California outages ease after wind, fire danger…

The lights were back on Friday for many of the nearly 2 million Northern California residents who lost electricity when Pacific Gas & Electric switched it off this week to try to prevent wildfires

Boeing, FAA both faulted in certification of the…

Boeing, FAA both at fault for missing flaws in the 737 Max before deadly crashes

Nevada governor vows to root out crime in pot…

Nevada's governor is expressing outrage and vowing to tighten control of marijuana licensing after reports that a foreign national contributed to two top state political candidates last year in a bid to skirt rules to open a legal cannabis store

Boeing names new board chairman in setback to CEO

Boeing takes chairman title away from CEO Dennis Muilenburg as it continues to struggle with fallout from two deadly plane crashes

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Judge will halt lawsuits against Purdue Pharma…

A judge is trying to find a path for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to settle more than 2,500 lawsuits over the opioid crisis by putting a pause to the suits temporarily

Stocks rise on trade progress, S&P 500 notches…

The S&P 500 finished with its first weekly gain in four weeks Friday as investors welcomed a thaw in the punishing trade war between the U.S. and China