The fast food CEO faces fierce opposition from labor groups, plus personal controversies. Reports suggest he doesn't have enough support from Republican Senators.
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Launched in 2000, the Nokia 3310 was a rugged little brick that won Internet fame for its durability. There are rumors, which HMD Global won't confirm, that the company is bringing the phone back.
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A nomadic community of camel herders in India has long relied on camel milk as their source of dairy. Now, a big Indian company is getting ready to mass market camel milk as a health food.
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Even many people eligible for a Health Savings Account who have extra cash to contribute to one don't do it. Therapists say that's partly because nobody wants to admit they will get old or sick.
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Union leaders may not like President Trump's pick for labor secretary, but they do like the way he has gone after companies for sending jobs overseas and his criticism on NAFTA and other trade deals.
President Trump vows to "protect jobs at home." Indian firms say that if there were qualified Americans, Indian nationals wouldn't be needed — that it's a trade dispute, not an immigration issue.
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The president's senior adviser appeared on TV last week and urged shoppers to buy the president's daughter's line of clothes, jewelry and shoes, after Nordstrom decided to drop it.
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About 180,000 state and local government workers would be prohibited from negotiating over issues such as health insurance and extra pay. The bill is high on the state GOP's legislative agenda.
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Kansas City Power & Light is building an ambitious, $20 million network of 1,000 charging stations. It's turning its service area into one of the fastest-growing electric vehicle markets in the U.S.
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Trump-branded products may continue to see lower sales as growing consumer boycotts prompt U.S. retailers to back away from the items. The Wall Street Journal reports sales of Ivanka Trump's fashion line tumbled at Nordstrom, according to internal documents. Now Nordstrom has dropped the products. Ethics experts worry that plunging U.S. retail sales may feed Trump's need to expand overseas, creating new conflicts of interest.
Many Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients in the U.S. have imported a medicine called deflazacort for about $1,200 a year. A brand-name version just approved for sale in America costs $89,000.
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More than 50 million people are subscribed to videos by gamer and comedian Felix Kjellberg. Now he's lost a lucrative contract with a Disney-owned firm, The Wall Street Journal reports.
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The two healthcare giants said they were no longer pursuing the deal. A federal judge blocked the merger in January, citing its likely adverse effect on competition in the health insurance market.
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The tweeter-in-chief has brought a new level of notoriety to the social media company, but it hasn't helped Twitter's bottom line. Analysts say Trump-related harassment continues to hurt the platform.
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"Naked is normal," the magazine announces on the cover of its new issue, one year after removing full-frontal nudity from its pages.
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From the time of the Aztecs, chocolate has been seen as an aphrodisiac. (Casanova certainly thought so.) But it took many centuries for it to become the taste of the love holiday.
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In the last election, it became easier to see the political divide between urban and rural areas. Now, people from California are moving to northern Idaho to find people similar to them.
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Here at Planet Money, our favorite stories are the ones we wish we'd done ourselves. On the show, we call out rivals and colleagues who did what we try to do better than we could have done it.
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Mnuchin will be key to President Trump's tax-overhaul policy. His former ties to Wall Street have Democrats accusing the president of breaking a promise to hold big banks accountable for abuses.
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A number of companies and universities are cutting IT jobs and shipping them off to India. The practice has drawn scrutiny amid the debate over how H1-B visas for high-skilled workers are used.
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