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Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Michael Regan of Bloomberg News about what the merger means for the companies, and for consumers.
Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Jessica Martine of the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health about worker safety in the so-called gig economy.
The mammoth acquisition pairs a company that runs more than 9,700 drugstores and 1,100 walk-in clinics with an insurer covering around 22 million people.
The use of autonomous vehicles in Massachusetts has inched forward.
The stock market took a sharp turn Friday following news that Michael Flynn had pled guilty to lying to the FBI. But overall, markets have been riding high this year.
Letting the president appoint the CFPB’s leader would compromise its mission. Which is precisely what Donald Trump wants, writes Rich Barlow.
The glitch in the airline's scheduling system allowed all pilots to take time off at the end of December — and a lot of them did.
With a unanimous 12-0 vote, the council approved a ban on thin, single-use plastic bags. The measure now goes to Mayor Marty Walsh.
Arby's has announced plans to acquire the Buffalo Wild Wings chain for around $2.4 billion.
As his self-justification makes clear, the problem for Charlie Rose, writes Barbara E. Will, is in part a problem of language.
Referred to as "Alexa," the voice assistant speaks in a combination of English and Hindi and its search results are catered to an Indian consumer base.
The FCC’s proposed changes could signal the end of the open internet, writes Miles Howard.
Time Inc., the owner of Sports Illustrated, People, Fortune and Time magazine, agreed to sell itself Sunday to the lifestyle magazine publisher Meredith Corp.
The final phase of promised cleanup work has begun at the site of the new Wynn casino, which is set to open in June 2019.
The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly investigating Needham-based Trip Advisor after the travel site was accused of censoring users' reports of rape and assault at resorts.
For Vermont dairy farmers, making a living is increasingly difficult. In the 1980s, there were more than 3,000 daily farms in the state. Today, just about 800.
As fears about automation killing jobs increase, some in the tech world — and elsewhere — say the solution is universal basic income.
The retailer is hoping for a fruitful holiday shopping season after filing for bankruptcy earlier this year.
Wells Fargo was rocked by scandal last year, when it was discovered the bank had been opening unauthorized accounts.