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United Raises Limit on Bumped Passengers to 10K

United Raises Limit on Bumped Passengers to 10K

By David Koenig | Apr 27
United Airlines says it will raise the limit - to $10,000 - on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from a passenger being violently dragged from his seat.

Farmers Fear Losing Immigrant Workers Under Trump Crackdown

Farmers Fear Losing Immigrant Workers Under Trump Crackdown

By Andrew Selsky | Apr 24
The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants.

Play 60: Battling Youth Obesity and Lack of Fitness

Play 60: Battling Youth Obesity and Lack of Fitness

By Barry Wilner | Apr 23
When the NFL launched Play 60 a decade ago as a way to get American youth active, the league had no idea what reach the program would have.

When Small Stores Go Out of Business, Owners Ask: Now What?

When Small Stores Go Out of Business, Owners Ask: Now What?

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Apr 23
When small or independent retailers post "Going Out of Business" signs, many ask themselves, now what? That may mean trying again - or forging ahead on a completely different career path.

Trump Sons Take Helm Of Company, Eye Domestic Expansion

Trump Sons Take Helm Of Company, Eye Domestic Expansion

By Jonathan Lemire | Apr 23
Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father's presidency.

American Tries to Learn from United's Mistakes in Incident

American Tries to Learn from United's Mistakes in Incident

By Mae Anderson | Apr 23
American Airlines said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on a Friday flight from San Francisco to Dallas-Fort Worth.

Activists' Tribunal Alleges Monsanto Hurts Environment

Activists' Tribunal Alleges Monsanto Hurts Environment

Apr 21
A tribunal brought together by a rights group that aims to highlight what it claims are abuses by U.S. seed company Monsanto Co. has delivered an advisory opinion alleging that the company "engaged in practices which have negatively impacted" people's rig

Trump Business Practices Clash with Economic Order

Trump Business Practices Clash with Economic Order

Apr 20
President Trump traveled to Wisconsin to sign an executive order he calls "Buy American, Hire American." It carries a message aimed at his blue-collar supporters, but it also contradicts many decisions the president made.

ACC Extends Deals with North Carolina Sites After LGBT Law Change

ACC Extends Deals with North Carolina Sites After LGBT Law Change

Apr 19
The Atlantic Coast Conference has added a replacement year to contracts for North Carolina venues that lost championships when the league relocated events due to a law limiting protections against LGBT people.

Ivanka's Biz Prospers as Politics Mixes with Business

Ivanka's Biz Prospers as Politics Mixes with Business

By Erika Kinetz and Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 19
On April 6, Ivanka Trump's company won provisional approval from the Chinese government for three new trademarks, giving it monopoly rights to sell Ivanka brand jewelry, bags and spa services in the world's second-largest economy.

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