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Tesla Drops Lawsuit Against Alameda County Over…

The company dismissed the lawsuit after it reached an agreement with Alameda County to resume production.

Trump's pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will…

President Donald Trump has a new pitch to voters for this fall

Johnson & Johnson Discontinues Talc-Based Baby…

Over the years, 19,400 lawsuits have alleged the company's talc-based baby powder contains asbestos.

UK leader Johnson stands by aide over 250-mile…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he won't fire his chief aide for allegedly violating the national coronavirus lockdown rules that he helped to create

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SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch breaking new ground…

The first astronauts launched by SpaceX are breaking new ground for style with hip spacesuits, gull-wing Teslas and a sleek, matching rocketship

Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers…

In the Tampa area, the crowds were so big that authorities closed parking lots because they were full

First commercial space taxi a pit stop on Musk's…

SpaceX's wild ride to the first commercial space taxi launch started with a dream of Mars and lots of failures

Debt and coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy…

Hertz has filed for bankruptcy protection, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company’s business

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Mitsubishi Aircraft closing overseas locations, cutting jobs

Officials say Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will cut hundreds of jobs in Washington state and close its U_S_ operations for the troubled SpaceJet project as it “consolidates all activities back to Japan.”

Judge lifts stay on sale of Venezuela's US refineries

A U.S. judge has approved moving forward with the sale of Venezuela’s prized U.S.-based CITGO refineries

IBM cuts jobs around U.S. as new CEO looks for…

IBM says it’s laying off an undisclosed number of workers across the U.S., according to the Wall Street Journal and other reports

Pandemic job losses hit tourism-dependent states…

The coronavirus pandemic has been particularly brutal to the tourism-dependent economies of Nevada and Hawaii

Judge nixes bid to stop coal sales that Trump…

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit from a coalition of states, environmental groups and American Indians that sought to revive an Obama-era moratorium against U.S. government coal sales on public lands in the West

Tech privacy firm warns contact tracing app…

A contact tracing app pushed by the governors of North Dakota and South Dakota as a tool to trace exposure to the coronavirus violated its own privacy policy by sharing location and user identification information with third-party companies

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Loosened restrictions, holiday weekend to test…

Millions of Californians are heading into the Memorial Day weekend with both excitement and anxiety after restrictions to control the spread of coronavirus were eased across much of the state

Denver mail hub stays open despite coronavirus…

A U.S. Postal Service distribution facility in Denver that handles 10 million pieces of mail a day for Colorado and Wyoming is still open despite being ordered to shut down by city health officials because of a coronavirus outbreak investigation

US regulators approve new type of contraceptive gel

U.S. regulators on Friday approved a birth control gel that works in a new way to prevent pregnancy