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KaloBios Stock Rockets After Investment From Shkreli

Nov 24
Shares of cancer drug developer KaloBios Pharmaceuticals rocketed higher Thursday after controversial investor Martin Shkreli led a group that took a majority stake in the company just after it had decided to wind down its operations.

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Turing Reneges on Drug Price Cut, Rival's Version Sells Well

CORPORATE | By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 28
After weeks of criticism from patients, doctors and other drugmakers for hiking a life-saving medicine's price more than fifty-fold, Turing Pharmaceuticals is reneging on its pledge to cut the $750-per-pill price.

Coke Exec on 'Adversarial' Ties with Critics

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Nov 28
Sandy Douglas, president of Coke North America, said in an interview with The Associated Press that Coke is hoping to change its "adversarial" relationship with public health advocates.

Transgender Insurance Exclusions Lifted in Maryland

CORPORATE | By John Riley | Nov 28
The majority of Maryland's transgender residents will be able to have medically necessary health care treatments covered by insurance, following a groundbreaking announcement by FreeState Legal.

Nestle Confirms Labor Abuse Among Its Thai Seafood Suppliers

CORPORATE | By Martha Mendoza | Nov 28
Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises and forced to catch and process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestle SA's supply chains.

Climate Changes Take Heavy Toll on Ugandan Coffee Farmers

CORPORATE | By Rodney Muhumuza | Nov 28
Ahead of the U.N. climate change conference in Paris, African leaders say they hope for "climate justice," a comprehensive agreement that would help one of the worst-affected continents to cope with climate change.

General Mills Sets Goal to Buy All Cage-Free Eggs by 2025

General Mills has set a deadline for its conversion to all cage-free eggs by 2025.

Emails Reveal Coke's Role in Anti-Obesity Group

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Nov 27
It's just the latest example of Coke working with outside experts to promote messages that benefit the company.

A Game Plan: More Hunters Donating Meat to the Hungry

FINANCE | By Patrick Whittle | Nov 26
It's a cool fall morning outside a red brick warehouse in Maine's largest city, and Don Morrison is facing a tall order. It's time to turn 40 pounds of moose and deer meat into enough shepherd's pie to feed 200 people by sundown.

Mall Stores Must Open on Thanksgiving but Expect to Be Busy

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Nov 26
Some big retailers face scrutiny for opening on Thanksgiving, but many small stores have no choice.

Older Workers Seeking Options for Reducing Hours on the Job

CORPORATE | By Adam Allington | Nov 26
Some workers just want a gradual transition, whether for financial reasons or just to keep working jobs where they can still contribute and help train the next generation.

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