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Be Mine: Maker of Candy Hearts, Necco Wafers Sold at Auction

Gay Couple 'Stunned' After Lyft Driver Kicks Them Out of Car for Kissing

By William J. Kole |
The bankrupt 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine's Day got a sweet message from a riv...

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Trump Signs Bill Easing Post-2008 Crisis Restraints on Banks

Trump Signs Bill Easing Post-2008 Crisis Restraints on Banks

By Marcy Gordon | May 25
President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that loosens key restraints for banks imposed after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession.

Corporate LGBT Advocacy Set to Advance Despite Potential Headwinds, New EIU Study Finds

Corporate LGBT Advocacy Set to Advance Despite Potential Headwinds, New EIU Study Finds

May 25
Increasingly positive social attitudes toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people will compel businesses to join the fight for LGBT rights in ever-greater numbers, according to new research.

Lawsuits Seek Removal of Arkansas Ten Commandments Display

Lawsuits Seek Removal of Arkansas Ten Commandments Display

By Andrew DeMillo | May 25
Opponents of a Ten Commandments display at the Arkansas state Capitol filed federal lawsuits Wednesday to have the monument removed, arguing it's an unconstitutional endorsement of religion by government.

FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

By Matthew Perrone | May 25
Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.

Ethics Complaint Made Over 2017 Reporter Attack

Ethics Complaint Made Over 2017 Reporter Attack

By Matt Volz | May 24
The head of the Montana Democratic Party on Thursday asked for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied to the police and the public when he assaulted a reporter last year.

Trump Predicts Auto Workers Will Be 'Very Happy' on NAFTA

Trump Predicts Auto Workers Will Be 'Very Happy' on NAFTA

By Ken Thomas | May 24
President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that U.S. automakers and auto workers would be "very happy" with the outcome of talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Comcast v. Disney: A Fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

Comcast v. Disney: A Fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

By Mae Anderson | May 24
The potential battle for Twenty-First Century Fox comes as traditional entertainment companies try to amass more properties to compete better with technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix for viewers' attention - and dollars.

Women Cite 'Grass Ceiling' in Male-Dominated Weed Industry

Women Cite 'Grass Ceiling' in Male-Dominated Weed Industry

By Becky Bohrer | May 24
Cannabis remains a male-dominated industry, but since just nine states have broad legalization there isn't much data on the so-called grass ceiling for women or minorities in leadership roles.

Be Mine: Maker of Candy Hearts, Necco Wafers Sold at Auction

Be Mine: Maker of Candy Hearts, Necco Wafers Sold at Auction

By William J. Kole | May 24
The bankrupt 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine's Day got a sweet message from a rival Wednesday: BE MINE.

Families of Sandy Hook Victims Sue Infowars' Alex Jones

Families of Sandy Hook Victims Sue Infowars' Alex Jones

By Dave Collins | May 23
Six more families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sued right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for alleged defamation Wednesday for claiming the shooting was a hoax and the relatives are paid actors.

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