The company said that its critics have “ulterior motives” in objecting the deal.


FBI Director James Comey made his first appearance before Congress since announcing his agency’s recommendation to not prosecute Hillary Clinton.


The economic power of the LGBT rights movement is about to be put to the test in the standoff over a so-called “bathroom bill” in North Carolina.

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The U.K. government has updated foreign travel advice, warning British citizens about risks visiting America’s Southern states.

Beer deal on the hill

Congress is taking a closer look at the proposed merger that would create the world’s largest beer company.

Tyson Foods class-action fight

The Supreme Court is hearing a case that could change the landscape of class action lawsuits.

Airbnb scores win in California

Airbnb wins a battle in San Francisco, defeating a measure that would have capped the number of nights an Airbnb user could rent out their home or room.

Court is back in session

As the new term of the Supreme Court gets underway, Hampton Pearson tells us about the noteworthy cases that could influence business.

Pope addresses Congress

Mary Thompson tells us the message the Pope delivered to Congress.

Uber hits legal speed bump

The stage is set for a legal showdown over Uber drivers and the outcome could have a wide-ranging impact on the sharing economy.

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The Federal Aviation Administration issued a warning to drone operators. “Operating drones around airplanes and helicopters is dangerous and illegal. Unauthorized operators may be subject to stiff fines and criminal charges, including possible jail time,” the agency said. The FAA sent out this message Wednesday as the number of close calls with unmanned aircrafts reported …

Dodd-Frank: five years later

Five years after Dodd-Frank was signed into law, Steve Liesman takes a look at whether or not our financial system is safer.

Historic day at the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court gives same-sex couples the right to marry and that could have implications for business.

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Affordable Care Act supporters hold up signs outside the Supreme Court as they wait for the court's decision on Affordable Care Act on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

The Affordable Care Act just survived a potentially fatal heart attack. In a major decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 6-3 that the federal subsidies that help nearly 6.4 million people pay for their Affordable Care Act health plans are legal under the Affordable Care Act. The ruling avoids what many analysts predicted would be a …

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Speed up or get out of the way. That’s the message from Indiana lawmakers who have passed a new law that could lead to fines of as much as $500 for slowpokes who refuse to move out of the left lane when traffic piles up behind them. (Tweet This) The Hoosier State becomes one of a …