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Juul To Cut 16% Of Its Global Workforce In…

Juul says its $1 billion cost-cutting plan will help it "focus on reducing underage use" and invest in scientific research, among other things.

‘Wall of water’: Lawsuits detail deadly Navy collision

Survivors and descendants of those killed when a container ship collided with a U.S. Navy destroyer off Japan’s coast are suing the ship’s Japanese operator

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

The U.S. stock market inched higher Monday, the latest nudge in its record-setting, six-week run, as markets wait for the next development in trade talks between the United States and China

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The Latest: Utility plans more power outages in…

Northern California is bracing for more power outages after Pacific Gas & Electric started notifying customers that it may turn off electricity Wednesday because of strong winds that could spark wildfires

US again extends limited reprieve on tech sales…

The Trump administration has extended for 90 more days a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to the Chinese technology giant Huawei

New, old drugs may offer fresh ways to fight…

Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure

Auto union opens talks with Fiat Chrysler; strike…

The United Auto Workers union began to focus bargaining on Fiat Chrysler Monday with the possibility of another strike against a Detroit automaker

Warren’s ‘Medicare for All’ plan rei…

Elizabeth Warren wants to move the country to a government-funded health care system in stages over three years rather than immediately push for a full “Medicare for All”

California sues e-cigarette maker Juul over ads…

California is suing e-cigarette maker Juul, alleging its past marketing appealed to teens

Liz Weston: 5 financial tasks you should tackle by year-end

The end of the year is a good time to mark some items off your financial checklist, like these: reviewing beneficiary designations, updating contact information and visiting your safe deposit box

Don’t overlook splashy coffee table books as holiday gifts

Those big splashy books intended to sit on coffee tables as both decor and entertainment still make great gifts for the right recipients

Trump backing off banning vaping flavors popular…

President Donald Trump is backing away from a ban on most flavored e-cigarettes popular with teens

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US asks federal judge to toss out Nevada…

The federal government wants a judge to reject Nevada’s request for a court order to remove weapons-grade plutonium from a site north of Las Vegas

Land affected by Keystone pipeline leak bigger…

An oil spill from the Keystone pipeline in North Dakota has affected almost 10 times the amount of land as first reported

Companies can get govt loans if revenue falls…

Months after a storm, fire or other disaster has struck, small businesses that have lost revenue because of the devastation may be able to get low-cost government loans

Tests on Boeing ‘Greenliner’ part of effort to…

Abu Dhabi’s flagship carrier, Etihad Airways, says it is launching one of the world’s most fuel-efficient long-haul airplanes

Chief justice orders delay in House fight for…

Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records

Trump summons Powell to discuss rates amid WH…

Trump and Powell discuss rates and economy amid presidential attacks on Federal Reserve

The Latest: Daughter ‘heartbroken’ over DNA…

The daughter of a man executed for murder 13 years ago says she is ‘heartbroken’ that a judge dismissed her petition for DNA evidence testing

S&P 500 hangs close to record as stocks churn

U.S. stock indexes hung close to their record levels in afternoon trading on Monday, as markets wait for the next development in trade talks between the United States and China.

Czechs to impose 7% tax on global internet giants

The Czech government has approved a plan to adopt a tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple

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Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to…

Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty brand to Coty, the owner of CoverGirl makeup.

Stocks head lower over mixed signals on trade negotiations

U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading Monday as investors assessed mixed signals from the latest round of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China

Markets Right Now: Stocks end wobbly day slightly higher

Stocks ended a wobbly day with tiny gains on Wall Street, enough to nudge major indexes to more record highs. The market started lower Monday as traders waited for clues about where trade talks between the U.S. and China were headed.