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Corporate LGBT Advocacy Set to Advance Despite Potential Headwinds, New EIU Study Finds

Corporate LGBT Advocacy Set to Advance Despite Potential Headwinds, New EIU Study Finds

May 25
Increasingly positive social attitudes toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people will compel businesses to join the fight for LGBT rights in ever-greater numbers, according to new research.

FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

FDA Warns Teething Medicines Unsafe, Wants Them Off Shelves

By Matthew Perrone | May 25
Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and asked manufacturers to stop selling their products intended for babies and toddlers.

Comcast v. Disney: A Fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

Comcast v. Disney: A Fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

By Mae Anderson | May 24
The potential battle for Twenty-First Century Fox comes as traditional entertainment companies try to amass more properties to compete better with technology companies such as Amazon and Netflix for viewers' attention - and dollars.

Women Cite 'Grass Ceiling' in Male-Dominated Weed Industry

Women Cite 'Grass Ceiling' in Male-Dominated Weed Industry

By Becky Bohrer | May 24
Cannabis remains a male-dominated industry, but since just nine states have broad legalization there isn't much data on the so-called grass ceiling for women or minorities in leadership roles.

Be Mine: Maker of Candy Hearts, Necco Wafers Sold at Auction

Be Mine: Maker of Candy Hearts, Necco Wafers Sold at Auction

By William J. Kole | May 24
The bankrupt 171-year-old candy maker known for its chalky Necco Wafers and those little inscribed hearts that are everywhere on Valentine's Day got a sweet message from a rival Wednesday: BE MINE.

Families of Sandy Hook Victims Sue Infowars' Alex Jones

Families of Sandy Hook Victims Sue Infowars' Alex Jones

By Dave Collins | May 23
Six more families of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre victims sued right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for alleged defamation Wednesday for claiming the shooting was a hoax and the relatives are paid actors.

More Employees Taking Advantage of Wellness Programs

More Employees Taking Advantage of Wellness Programs

May 23
More than half of employees with access to workplace wellness programs say the programs have made a positive impact on their health.

Comcast v. Disney: A Fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

Comcast v. Disney: A Fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

May 23
Comcast may make an offer for Twenty-First Century Fox, potentially putting it in a head-to-head bidding war with Disney.

Stoli Vodka Launches Harvey Milk Inspired Bottle

Stoli Vodka Launches Harvey Milk Inspired Bottle

May 23
Today, Stoli Vodka introduced the Stoli Harvey Milk Limited Edition bottle, as a part of the brand's Raising the Bar program, which supports LGBTQ partner organizations, including the Harvey Milk Foundation. (Photo: Business Wire)

Restaurant Group Negotiating to Buy Out Mario Batali

Restaurant Group Negotiating to Buy Out Mario Batali

May 22
The restaurant group co-owned by Mario Batali says it has been "actively negotiating" to buy out the celebrity chef facing sexual misconduct allegations.

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