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China Affirms Climate Pledge After Trump Rolls Back Rules

China Affirms Climate Pledge After Trump Rolls Back Rules

By Joe McDonald | Mar 30
China promised Wednesday to stick to its climate commitments after President Donald Trump eased U.S. curbs on coal and oil use, opening the way for Beijing to assert itself as a leader in environmental policy.

Amazon Tests Grocery Pickup Service in Seattle

Amazon Tests Grocery Pickup Service in Seattle

By Mae Anderson | Mar 30
Eventually, members of Amazon's $99-a-year Prime loyalty program will be able to order groceries online and drive to a pickup location, where crews will deliver items to the car.

CEO of Airline Association Criticizes Electronics Device Ban

CEO of Airline Association Criticizes Electronics Device Ban

Mar 30
The head of the International Air Transport Association said Tuesday it's difficult to understand how banning electronic devices in carry-on baggage will improve flight security.

Selling Water: Cope, Pepsi Look to Make Water Rain Money

Selling Water: Cope, Pepsi Look to Make Water Rain Money

By Candice Choi | Mar 29
As bottled water surges in popularity, Coke, Pepsi and other companies are using celebrity endorsements, stylish packaging and fancy filtration processes like "reverse osmosis" to sell people on expanding variations of what comes out of the tap.

Rule Britannia: Firms Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

Rule Britannia: Firms Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

By Danica Kirka | Mar 28
Companies ranging from luxury clothes maker Burberry to Bee Good, a small business making products from British bees, are hoping to make virtue out of necessity by promoting British identity as a selling point.

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

Coal Ash: 'Why in the World Would We Be Importing It?'

By Sarah Rankin | Mar 27
Shipping containers full of coal ash from China, Poland and India have come into the U.S. through the Port of Virginia as foreign companies find a market for the same industrial waste that America's utilities are struggling to dispose of.

Brands Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

Brands Bet on British Allure to Get By Brexit

By Danica Kirka | Mar 27
Tim Barlow pushes a green stamp onto the edge of an unfinished plate, leaving behind the words "Made in England."

Uber Vows to Change Direction, Become More Humane Company

Uber Vows to Change Direction, Become More Humane Company

By Michael Liedtke | Mar 25
Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation.

Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards

By Ken Sweet | Mar 24
Wells Fargo plans to upgrade all 13,000 of its ATMs next week to allow customers to access their funds using their cellphones instead of traditional bank cards.

Wal-Mart Launches Incubator Lab to House Startups

Wal-Mart Launches Incubator Lab to House Startups

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Mar 24
Wal-Mart is launching an incubator lab focused on projects in robotics, virtual and augmented reality, and artificial intelligence as it aims to compete more aggressively with Amazon.

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