After The Amazon Deal: What Will Shopping At Whole Foods Feel Like? – NPR

After The Amazon Deal: What Will Shopping At Whole Foods Feel Like? – NPR

Analysts say that the experience of shopping at Whole Foods might change in the near future now that the retailer is being bought by Amazon. Stephen Hilger/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Stephen Hilger/Bloomberg/Getty Images Analysts say that the experience of shopping at Whole Foods might change in the near future now that the retailer […]

Farm workers protest Ben & Jerry’s – Boston Herald

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched yesterday on the Ben & Jerry’s factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk to the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism. Protesters said Ben & Jerry’s agreed two years ago to participate in […]

Uber faces lawsuit over India rape investigation – BBC News

Uber faces lawsuit over India rape investigation – BBC News

Image copyright Spencer Platt/Getty A woman raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for allegedly invading her privacy, after reports that the firm obtained her medical records. The lawsuit comes as the ride-hailing company is trying to restore its reputation amid a series of scandals. Uber chief Travis Kalanick has said […]

The surprising number of American adults who think chocolate milk comes from brown cows – Washington Post

Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, according to a nationally representative online survey commissioned by the Innovation Center of U.S. Dairy. If you do the math, that works out to 16.4 million misinformed, milk-drinking people. The equivalent of the population of Pennsylvania (and then some!) does not know […]

China stands pat on rates this time despite Fed hike – Reuters

SHANGHAI China’s central bank left interest rates for open market operations unchanged on Thursday, shrugging off an overnight increase in the U.S. Federal Reserve’s key policy rate. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) did not explain its rationale for keeping rates unchanged, after it followed a Fed hike within hours in March. But the yuan […]

Federal judge orders more environmental analysis of Dakota pipeline – Reuters

WASHINGTON A federal judge ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to reconsider its environmental review of the Dakota Access Pipeline on Wednesday, opening up the possibility that the line could be shut at a later date. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg in Washington said the Army Corps did not adequately consider the effects of […]

The Latest: Trump pleased with Sessions testimony – Miami Herald

The Latest on probes into possible contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russia (all times local): 8:55 p.m. It took about 24 hours, but the White House has knocked down speculation that President Donald Trump considered firing special prosecutor Robert Mueller. The president’s personal friend, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy said late Monday that Trump was […]