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Cory Booker Talks New Tax Credit Plan During Iowa Visit
Martha Stewart Brand to Be Sold Again
Long-Hidden Kafka Trove Within Reach After Series of Trials

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Martha Stewart Brand to Be Sold Again

Cory Booker Talks New Tax Credit Plan During Iowa Visit

Sequential Brands Group, which bought the Martha Stewart brand nearly four years ago for about $353 million, said Tuesday that it is selling it to Marquee Brands for about $175 mil...

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President Who Cried Wolf? Real Border Alarms Now Seem Hollow

President Who Cried Wolf? Real Border Alarms Now Seem Hollow

By Jill Colvin | Apr 18
Making unverified claims about "unknown Middle Easterners" and prayer rugs found by ranchers, Trump drew eye rolls last year. Trump's new cries of alarm are again being met with skepticism, though the situation at the border has indeed deteriorated.

Trump Administration Seeks to Boost Opportunity Zones

Trump Administration Seeks to Boost Opportunity Zones

By Martin Crutsinger and Darlene Superville | Apr 18
The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed new regulations aimed at making it easier for investors to take advantage of tax breaks for investing in "Opportunity Zones" in low-income areas.

Mainstream Retailers Embrace CBD Despite Murky Status

Mainstream Retailers Embrace CBD Despite Murky Status

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 18
Mainstream retailers are leaping into the world of products like skin creams and oils that tout such benefits as reducing anxiety and helping you sleep. The key ingredient? CBD, or cannabidiol, a compound derived from hemp and marijuana.

Shop Online? Ways to Reduce Damage to the Environment

Shop Online? Ways to Reduce Damage to the Environment

By Joseph Pisani | Apr 18
Toothpaste delivered in two days is convenient, but not so great for the environment.

Mueller Report Release Spirals into Political Gamesmanship

Mueller Report Release Spirals into Political Gamesmanship

By Chad Day, Eric Tucker, and Michael Balsamo | Apr 18
After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller— but not before President Donald Trump's attorney general has his say.

Europe Looks to Remold Internet with New Copyright Rules

Europe Looks to Remold Internet with New Copyright Rules

By Kelvin Chan | Apr 18
The European Union has approved a copyright overhaul that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and online creativity and punish smaller web companies.

Martha Stewart Brand to Be Sold Again

Martha Stewart Brand to Be Sold Again

Apr 17
Sequential Brands Group, which bought the Martha Stewart brand nearly four years ago for about $353 million, said Tuesday that it is selling it to Marquee Brands for about $175 million.

Long-Hidden Kafka Trove Within Reach After Series of Trials

Long-Hidden Kafka Trove Within Reach After Series of Trials

By Aron Heller | Apr 17
A long-hidden trove of unpublished works by Franz Kafka could soon be revealed following a decade-long battle over his literary estate that has drawn comparisons to some of his surreal tales.

AP Source: Officials Consider New Penalty for Visa Overstays

AP Source: Officials Consider New Penalty for Visa Overstays

By Jill Colvin and Colleen Long | Apr 17
Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay short-term visas, as part of President Donald Trump's growing focus on immigration heading into his re-election campaign.

Godiva Moves Beyond Chocolate to Open 2,000 Cafes

Godiva Moves Beyond Chocolate to Open 2,000 Cafes

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Apr 17
Godiva is looking beyond its iconic gold gift box of chocolates. The Belgium confectioner is rolling out 2,000 cafes over the next six years.

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