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Hospital Closings Hit Hard on the Edge of the Rust Belt

Hospital Closings Hit Hard on the Edge of the Rust Belt

By John Raby | Sep 9
Nearly 1,100 employees being laid off at Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling and sister facility East Ohio Regional Hospital in nearby Martins Ferry, Ohio.

A U.S. Priest, A Philippine Village, and Decades of Secrecy

A U.S. Priest, A Philippine Village, and Decades of Secrecy

By Tim Sullivan | Sep 9
His accusations ignited a scandal that would shake the village and reveal much about how allegations of sex crimes by priests are handled in one of the world's most Catholic countries.

Justices Tuning in to Cable Television Civil Rights Lawsuit

Justices Tuning in to Cable Television Civil Rights Lawsuit

By Jessica Gresko | Sep 8
Comedian and media mogul Byron Allen wants TV viewers to watch the channels his company produces, but while many distributors carry Allen's channels, two cable giants have refused. Allen says the reason is that he's black.

Email: Opioid Talks Fail, Purdue Bankruptcy Filing Expected

Email: Opioid Talks Fail, Purdue Bankruptcy Filing Expected

By Geoff Mulvihill and Mark Gillispie | Sep 8
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy after settlement talks over the nation's deadly overdose crisis hit an impasse, attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday.

As Feds Loom, States Hit Facebook, Google with New Probes

As Feds Loom, States Hit Facebook, Google with New Probes

By Marcy Gordon and Matt O'Brien | Sep 8
Two groups of states are targeting Facebook and Google in separate antitrust probes, widening the scrutiny of Big Tech beyond sweeping federal and congressional investigations into their market dominance.

CVS, Walgreens Urge Against Openly Carrying Guns in Stores

CVS, Walgreens Urge Against Openly Carrying Guns in Stores

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Sep 7
Drug chains CVS and Walgreens as well as grocery chain Wegmans Food Market have joined the chorus of retailers requesting that customers refrain from openly carrying firearms in their stores even where state laws allow it.

Protest At Chick-fil-A Opening in Canada over LGBTQ Issues

Protest At Chick-fil-A Opening in Canada over LGBTQ Issues

Sep 7
Dozens of protesters crowded a downtown Toronto sidewalk Friday to voice their opposition to the opening of the first franchised Chick-fil-A restaurant in Canada over the chain owner's record on LGBTQ issues.

H&M Stops Buying Leather From Brazil Over Amazon Fires

H&M Stops Buying Leather From Brazil Over Amazon Fires

Sep 6
Low-cost fashion retailer H&M said Friday it is suspending leather purchases from Brazil to make sure it is not supporting cattle farming that may be contributing to the fires in the Amazon rainforest.

Huawei Debuts Latest Advanced Chipset for Smartphone

Huawei Debuts Latest Advanced Chipset for Smartphone

Sep 6
China's Huawei has unveiled a new advanced chipset ahead of the upcoming launch of its latest flagship smartphone even as uncertainty hangs over whether the device can use Google's Android.

Friends with Benefits: Can Facebook Tackle Your Love Life?

Friends with Benefits: Can Facebook Tackle Your Love Life?

By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 6
Facebook is tackling a new frontier: love.

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