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Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:15 AM EDT

Walgreens to Raise Tobacco Buying Age to 21 in September Amid FDA Pressure

Walgreens to Raise Tobacco Buying Age to 21 in September Amid FDA Pressure

Walgreens is increasing the age to buy tobacco at its drugstores to 21 later this year as the retailer faces possible sanctions from the Food and Drug Administration for allegedly selling to minors. The FDA...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 01:43 AM EDT

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Appears in Court in Fraud Case

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Appears in Court in Fraud Case

Once the darling of Silicon Valley, Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed startup Theranos, was in court Monday, now a suspected felon. In one of the most high profile cases in the country, Holmes is accused...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 05:15 AM EDT

5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars Are Many Years Away

5 Reasons Experts Think Autonomous Cars Are Many Years Away

In the world of autonomous vehicles, Pittsburgh, Phoenix and Silicon Valley are bustling hubs of development and testing. But ask those involved in self-driving vehicles when we might actually see them carrying...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 06:44 PM EDT

BBJ Report: Medical Marijuana Program Hit With Delays

BBJ Report: Medical Marijuana Program Hit With Delays

Medical marijuana patients say state program hit with delays."  ">Reporter Jessica Bartlett joins necn to discuss her story, "Medical marijuana patients say state program hit with delays."  

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 05:14 PM EDT

Samsung Delays Folding Phone Launch After Breaking Issues

Samsung Delays Folding Phone Launch After Breaking Issues

Samsung is pushing back this week's planned public launch of its highly anticipated, $2,000 folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking. The company had been planning to release the Galaxy...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 02:03 PM EDT

These Are the Best Bars in the City, According to Boston Magazine

These Are the Best Bars in the City, According to Boston Magazine

Boston Magazine has released its annual list of the Best Bars in Boston, taking a look at the top 35 watering holes in the city. The magazine sent seven people to a variety of bars to come up with their...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 06:51 PM EDT

Warren Unveils $640 Billion College Debt Forgiveness Plan

Warren Unveils $640 Billion College Debt Forgiveness Plan

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt. The Massachusetts senator says the proposal unveiled Monday would eliminate almost all student loan...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 07:56 PM EDT

Tesla Reveals Plan for Fully Self-Driving Cars Amid Skepticism

Tesla Reveals Plan for Fully Self-Driving Cars Amid Skepticism

Tesla CEO Elon Musk expects to start converting the company's electric cars into fully self-driving vehicles next year as part of an audacious plan to create a network of robotic taxis to compete against Uber...

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 08:46 PM EDT

Boeing Rejects Claim of 'Shoddy Production' at Dreamliner Factory

Boeing Rejects Claim of 'Shoddy Production' at Dreamliner Factory

Boeing Co. sharply denied published allegations Sunday that "shoddy production" and oversight at its North Charleston, South Carolina, factory threatens the safety of the company's long-haul 787 Dreamliner, NBC...

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 11:24 PM EDT

Tentative Agreement Reached in Stop & Shop Strike

Tentative Agreement Reached in Stop & Shop Strike

A tentative agreement has been reached between Stop & Shop and its striking employees, bringing an end to a work stoppage that lasted for more than a week.

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