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U.S. Firms to Trump: Don't Raise Tariffs on More Chinese Goods

U.S. Firms to Trump: Don't Raise Tariffs on More Chinese Goods

By Paul Wiseman | Aug 21
Fishermen off the Alaskan coast. A Florida maker of boat trailers. A building materials distributor in Tennessee. Those and hundreds of other American businesses are delivering the same plea to President Donald Trump.

Catholics Consider Withholding Donations Amid Abuse Scandals

Catholics Consider Withholding Donations Amid Abuse Scandals

By Ivan Moreno and Jeff Karoub | Aug 21
Across the U.S., Catholics once faithful with their financial support to their churches are searching for ways to respond to the constant sex-abuse scandals that have tarnished the institution in which they believe.

MTV Launches Drive to Get Young People to Vote

MTV Launches Drive to Get Young People to Vote

By David Bauder | Aug 21
MTV is launching its first-ever midterm election drive to encourage young people to register and vote, hoping fans make voting a communal effort with their friends.

 NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

NOT REAL NEWS: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Aug 20
None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts.

Bombas Mixes Commerce and Charity

Bombas Mixes Commerce and Charity

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 20
David Heath co-founded online socks company Bombas not because of an overwhelming desire to make a comfortable sock, but after realizing that they were the No. 1 clothing item requested by the homeless.

Tighter Regulations Could Take Bite Out of Airbnb Profits

Tighter Regulations Could Take Bite Out of Airbnb Profits

By Verena Dobnik | Aug 19
Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could take a big bite out of its profits, and on Wednesday the short-term rental company offered a counter-measure designed to appease hostile politicians.

Turnover: Preventing It and Dealing with the Aftermath

Turnover: Preventing It and Dealing with the Aftermath

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Aug 18
A tight labor market and a shrinking pool of talented workers make "I'm quitting" some of the most dreaded words a small business owner can hear.

Tesla's Musk Says Stress, Overwork Taking Heavy Toll

Tesla's Musk Says Stress, Overwork Taking Heavy Toll

Aug 17
Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk admitted to The New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll on him personally in what he calls an "excruciating" year.

U.S. Newspapers to Trump: We're Not Enemies of the People

U.S. Newspapers to Trump: We're Not Enemies of the People

By David Bauder | Aug 16
Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" Thursday with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press.

VF Breaks Away From Denim to Focus on Activewear

VF Breaks Away From Denim to Focus on Activewear

By Michelle Chapman, Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 14
The company that makes Wrangler and Lee jeans is breaking off its denim division to focus on its fast-growing outdoor and activewear business as Americans swap out jeans for yoga pants.

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