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FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

Senator Spoke of 'Difficult' Voting for Liberals in Video

By Mike Stobbe |
In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most...

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Transgender Americans Still Face Workplace Discrimination

Transgender Americans Still Face Workplace Discrimination

By George B. Cunningham | Nov 20
The good news is that transgender individuals have made significant strides in the workplace. The bad news is that many hurdles remain to equal opportunity and an end to discrimination.

What to Expect as 1st Pot Shops in East Finally Open

What to Expect as 1st Pot Shops in East Finally Open

By Bob Salsberg | Nov 20
The first two commercial pot shops in the state — and anywhere in the eastern United States — are set to open in Northampton and Leicester (LEH'-stur) at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.

In Defeat, Abrams Emerges as Leading Voting Rights Advocate

In Defeat, Abrams Emerges as Leading Voting Rights Advocate

By Bill Barrow | Nov 20
Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end.

Amazon HQ Expansion Means Tough Fight for Talent

Amazon HQ Expansion Means Tough Fight for Talent

By Alexandra Olson | Nov 20
When tech giants like Amazon expand, other companies don't just worry about losing business. They also fret about hanging on to their employees.

Best-Picture Oscars Up for Sale in Rare Auction

Best-Picture Oscars Up for Sale in Rare Auction

Nov 20
Auction house Profiles in History announced Monday that an Oscar awarded to "Mutiny on the Bounty" in 1936 and another given to "Gentleman's Agreement" in 1948 will go up for auction in Los Angeles starting Dec. 11.

Report: Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email for Government Work

Report: Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email for Government Work

Nov 20
Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a top White House adviser, sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year, The Washington Post reported Monday.

Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing bin Laden Sooner

Trump Criticizes War Hero for Not Capturing bin Laden Sooner

By Robert Burns | Nov 20
President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.

White House to Restore Acosta's Pass, with A Warning

White House to Restore Acosta's Pass, with A Warning

By David Bauder and Catherine Lucey | Nov 20
The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn't follow guidelines governing journalists' behavior.

Watch Geeks Drive Booming Trade in Preowned Pieces

Watch Geeks Drive Booming Trade in Preowned Pieces

By Amir Bibawy | Nov 19
Even though watches have been disappearing from people's wrists with the spread of mobile phones, luxury watches remain a popular status symbol. In fact, sales have slightly crept up in the last two years.

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

FDA to Crack Down on Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Vapes

By Mike Stobbe | Nov 19
In a major new effort to curb smoking, a top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars and tighten rules governing the sale of most flavored versions of electronic cigarettes.

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