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Smithfield urges pig gestation crate phase-out

01/07/2014 8:06am
Smithfield Foods is recommending that its contract growers phase out the practice of keeping female hogs in small metal crates while pregnant.

US Treasury chief Lew: Europe must support demand

01/07/2014 8:11am
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew is reminding European countries that they need to help consumers and companies spend, even though the economy has begun to improve.

Airbus chief for North America stepping down

01/07/2014 12:09pm
The head of the Airbus unit that handles business in North America is stepping down because of injuries he received in the 2010 Alaska plane crash that killed former Sen. Ted Stevens.

Carnival says former Costa Cruises CEO retiring

01/07/2014 12:18pm
Carnival Corp. said Tuesday that the former CEO of Costa Cruises, the company behind the Concordia disaster, is retiring.

A look at companies behind bogus weight loss fads

01/07/2014 1:25pm
The Federal Trade Commission announced $34 million in settlements Tuesday with four companies accused of using deceptive advertising to sell unproven weight loss products. Here's a look at the companies and the terms of settlement:

Feds crack down on 4 bogus weight loss aids

01/07/2014 1:40pm
Makers of a weight loss additive called Sensa will return more than $26 million to consumers to settle federal charges that the company used deceptive advertising claiming that consumers could lose weight by simply sprinkling the powder on their food.

Cheesy shortage: Kraft says Velveeta running low

01/07/2014 4:21pm
Playoff parties may have one fewer dip option this year.

Utah law firm files class action suit against Target over security breach

01/07/2014 7:07pm
A local law firm is filing a class action lawsuit against retail giant Target following a massive security breach during the busiest shopping season of the year.

Unemployment aid: What's at stake for US economy

01/07/2014 10:02pm
More than a million Americans lost their unemployment benefits late last month, when a temporary federal program expired. Congress is debating whether to restore the aid for three more months.

Mulally puts the focus back on Ford's cars, trucks

01/07/2014 11:00pm
All eyes will be on Ford's new vehicles _ not its CEO _ at the Detroit auto show next week.