With political leaders on holiday break, talks to avert automatic tax increases and government spending cuts are at a standstill.
The food giant has agreed to make changes to clarify the ingredients in one version of its popular Fruit Roll-Ups.
The sleek 256-foot vessel is at the center of an embarrassing pay spat.
House Speaker Boehner cancels vote on 'Plan B' amid resistance from his own party.
The iconic exchange will now have Atlanta owners. Most investors will probably not notice a difference, however.
The retailer has withstood similar criticism for years. Many locations have sold out of semi-automatic rifles since last week's Connecticut school shooting.
Investors are betting that strong gun sales will continue in anticipation of a crackdown on assault weapons.
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