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President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job

President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job

By Olga R. Rodriguez |
Jeff Jones, president of the embattled ride-hailing company Uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job, the company confirmed Sunday.

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Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

By Ken Sweet | Mar 24
Wells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using their cellphones instead of traditional bank cards.

Wal-Mart Launches Incubator Lab to House Startups

Wal-Mart Launches Incubator Lab to House Startups

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Mar 24
Wal-Mart is launching an incubator lab focused on projects in robotics, virtual and augmented reality, and artificial intelligence as it aims to compete more aggressively with Amazon.

Viral Video Imagines Elmo Getting Fired Over PBS Budget Cuts

Viral Video Imagines Elmo Getting Fired Over PBS Budget Cuts

Mar 23
A viral online video imagines lovable "Sesame Street" character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Claim of Fleeing Doctors Rings False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Claim of Fleeing Doctors Rings False

By Jim Drinkard | Mar 23
Making the case for a Republican repeal and replacement of his predecessor's health care law, President Donald Trump reached for a dire-sounding argument that's unsupported by the data.

You're Fired: H-1B Used to Jettison American Workers, Import Cheaper Labor?

You're Fired: H-1B Used to Jettison American Workers, Import Cheaper Labor?

Mar 22
60 Minutes investigates how some businesses have fired American workers and replaced them with cheaper labor: Temporary, foreign workers with H-1B visas.

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

AP Exclusive: Manafort Had Plan to Benefit Putin Government

By Jeff Horwitz and Chad Day | Mar 22
Manafort proposed in a confidential strategy plan as early as June 2005 that he would influence politics, business dealings and news coverage inside the United States, Europe and the former Soviet republics to benefit the Putin government.

President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job

President of Embattled Uber Leaves After 6 Months on Job

By Olga R. Rodriguez | Mar 22
Jeff Jones, president of the embattled ride-hailing company Uber, has resigned just six months after taking the job, the company confirmed Sunday.

No Opioids, Please: Clearing the Way to Refuse Prescriptions

No Opioids, Please: Clearing the Way to Refuse Prescriptions

By Susan Haigh | Mar 22
The ease of relapsing into opioid addiction has led a growing number of states to help residents make it clear to medical professionals they do not want to be prescribed the powerful painkillers.

Critics Weigh in on Bill Seeking Genetic Information of Workers

Critics Weigh in on Bill Seeking Genetic Information of Workers

Mar 21
Concern is growing over a bill that would let companies request genetic testing and effectively charge employees more for health insurance if they refuse.

Report: The Advocate and Out Might Be Up for Sale

Report: The Advocate and Out Might Be Up for Sale

Mar 21
LGBT publications The Advocate and Out magazine are reportedly up for sale, according to a new report from The New York Post.

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