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EU Chief: The Risk of A No-Deal Brexit "Remains Very Real"
AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs
Big Money Urges Governments to Tackle Climate Change

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AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

EU Chief: The Risk of A No-Deal Brexit "Remains Very Real"

By Tom Krisher |
A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union w...

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Trump Closes Doors to Immigrants, Some U.S. Citizens Open Them

Trump Closes Doors to Immigrants, Some U.S. Citizens Open Them

By Claudia Torrens | Sep 22
A small but growing number of U.S. citizens have picked up immigrants from detention centers, driven them to bus stations and doctor appointments, shared meals with them or hosted them at their homes.

Travel Firm Thomas Cook Teeters on Edge as Talks Continue

Travel Firm Thomas Cook Teeters on Edge as Talks Continue

By Pan Pylas | Sep 22
More than 600,000 travelers with Thomas Cook were on edge Sunday wondering if they will be able to get home as one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies teetered on the edge of collapse.

Liz Weston: The 6 Biggest Retirement Mistakes, and 1 Defense

Liz Weston: The 6 Biggest Retirement Mistakes, and 1 Defense

By Liz Westonston, Nerdwallet | Sep 21
I regularly hear from people in or near retirement who misunderstand how Social Security works, dramatically underestimate life expectancies or fail to plan for big expenses, such as long-term care or taxes.

Who Are the Sacklers, the Family Behind Maker of OxyContin?

Who Are the Sacklers, the Family Behind Maker of OxyContin?

By Geoff Mulvihill | Sep 21
For a family with its name on a wing of one of the world's most famous museums and a school at a prestigious university, members of the Sackler clan have done a remarkable job of vanishing from public life.

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

By Joseph Pisani and Bani Sapra | Sep 21
Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels.

Tour Operator Thomas Cook in Race to Avoid Bankruptcy

Tour Operator Thomas Cook in Race to Avoid Bankruptcy

Sep 20
Thomas Cook, one of the world's oldest and largest travel companies, is facing a race against time to stay afloat.

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

AP Source: GM's Offer to UAW Would Add Lower-Paying Jobs

By Tom Krisher | Sep 20
A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union wage, a person briefed on the matter said.

AP Fact Check: Trump Team Distortions on Fuel Economy Rules

AP Fact Check: Trump Team Distortions on Fuel Economy Rules

By Michael Biesecker Tom Krisher | Sep 20
President Donald Trump and his team are distorting the facts in explaining the administration's decision to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks.

Can Green Investment Help Relaunch Germany's Economy?

Can Green Investment Help Relaunch Germany's Economy?

By David McHugh | Sep 20
A debate over Germany's devotion to budget austerity is intensifying as the outlook for the economy dims and public pressure grows to address big issues such as global warming.

Press Freedom Advocates Troubled by Suit Against Iowa Paper

Press Freedom Advocates Troubled by Suit Against Iowa Paper

By Ryan J. Foley | Sep 20
The former administrator for Iowa's third-largest city is suing the area's biggest newspaper, claiming that its coverage was unfair and cost him his job, in a case that has alarmed advocates for press freedom.

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