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Kait Sweeney

policy wonk. communications strategist. campaign professional.

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Tanzeel Akhtar - Investment Journalist

Tanzeel Akhtar trained as a foreign correspondent at the University of Helsinki, Finland and news journalist at the …

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Christian Peña

Bilingual Storyteller Christian Peña is a District of Columbia native studying journalism and political science at American University's …

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Shannon Linderoth

An experienced writer, editor and public relations account executive, I am passionate about serving the information needs of …

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Jamie Young Perlman

I'm a strategic business development exec with two decades of experience building world-class teams to drive technology and …

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Maytaal Angel

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Bed Bath & Beyond names new chief accounting officer in latest executive change as sales plunge

Bed Bath & Beyond on Thursday named a new chief accounting officer, marking another leadership change as the retailer struggles with plunging sales. The company said Laura Crossen will take over as the senior vice president of finance and chief accounting officer, replacing John Barresi, who resigned earlier this month after stepping into the role in May of last year. Crossen has been with the company since 2001, most recently as senior vice president of treasury, tax and finance transformation
By Ian Krietzberg
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Juul seeks to extend stay on FDA ban, saying agency did not evaluate all its evidence

Juul Labs is seeking to extend a temporary stay on the Food and Drug Administration's ban of its e-cigarettes, according to a court filing Tuesday. Juul said in the filing that the agency overlooked more than 6,000 pages of data that it provided about the aerosols generated by heating the liquid in its pods and that users ultimately inhale. The FDA had said last week the company's application for market approval gave insufficient or conflicting data about the potential risks of using its produc
By Ian Krietzberg
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CVS removes purchase limit on Plan B pills, says sales have 'returned to normal'

CVS is removing the purchase limit it had put on emergency contraceptive pills following last week's Supreme Court ruling, the chain said Tuesday. The reversal comes as sales have dipped back to normal levels and will be made both in stores and online over the next 24 hours, CVS said. The limit on the emergency contraceptives, commonly known as morning after pills and sold under names including Plan B, had gone into effect on Saturday. It prevented customers from buying more than three at a ti
By Ian Krietzberg
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CVS capping purchases of Plan B pills to ensure consistent supply

CVS is limiting the number of the emergency contraceptives commonly known as "morning after pills" and "Plan B" that people can buy on its website and in its stores after last week's Supreme Court ruling. The drug store chain said in a statement it had ample supply of the pills, but that it wanted to ensure "equitable access and consistent supply on store shelves." The move comes after the Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark ruling that had protected abortion as a constitutional rig
By Ian Krietzberg
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Maine insurance agency faces online backlash after racist Juneteenth sign

An insurance agency in Millinocket, Maine, is facing online backlash after a photo circulated on Facebook of a sign taped to the business's door on Monday saying, "Juneteenth ~it's whatever... We're closed. Enjoy your fried chicken & collard greens." The image of the sign at the Harry E Reed Insurance Agency, an affiliate of national insurer Progressive, was originally shared by a Facebook user by the name Alura Stillwagon, with the caption "the racism in Millinocket is real." The original post
By Ian Krietzberg
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Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin selling ownership stake in Philadelphia 76ers, New Jersey Devils

Billionaire Fanatics CEO Michael Rubin announced Wednesday that he is selling his 10% stake in the parent company that owns the Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Devils, citing a conflict of interest with Fanatics' collectibles and planned sports betting operations. Rubin has no plans to buy into a different team after he sells his stake in Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment, a person familiar with the matter told CNBC. His focus is instead on Fanatics, the sports e-commerce company that has
By Ian Krietzberg
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Maine insurance agency faces online backlash after racist Juneteenth sign

An insurance agency in Millinocket, Maine, is facing online backlash after a photo circulated on Facebook of a sign taped to the business's door on Monday saying, "Juneteenth ~it's whatever... We're closed. Enjoy your fried chicken & collard greens." The image of the sign at the Harry E. Reed Insurance Agency, an affiliate of national insurer Progressive, was originally shared by a Facebook user named Alura Stillwagon, with the caption, "The racism in Millinocket is real." The original post has
By Ian Krietzberg
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Naomi Osaka launches media company in partnership with Lebron James

Tennis Player, Naomi Osaka poses for a photo with LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers after the game on April 4, 2019 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka is launching a media production company in partnership with The SpringHill Company, a media conglomerate created by Lebron James. The production company, called Hana Kuma, will produce scripted and nonfiction content, starting with a New York Times documentary about Patsy Mink, the firs
By Ian Krietzberg
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GM is raising the price of its electric Hummer starting this weekend

GM said Friday that it is increasing the price of its electric Hummer by $6,250, effective Saturday. The company blamed higher prices for parts, technology and logistics. All reservations placed before Saturday are exempt from the increase, the company said. The Hummer EV pickup truck currently goes for about $80,000 to $100,000. The announcement comes after several automakers hiked the cost of their electric vehicles in recent weeks. The war in Ukraine and ongoing supply chain challenges hav
By Ian Krietzberg
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U.S. actor Kevin Costner's travel app aims to tell people about America's history

Academy Award winner Kevin Costner's U.S.-based travel app, HearHere, aims to tell stories on the people who first inhabited North America and the complete history of the United States, including the "most unflattering parts." CNBC's Monica Pitrelli reports.
By Monica Pitrelli
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Why would an Oscar-winning actor create a travel app? Kevin Costner shares his story

Kevin Costner discusses HearHere, the road trip app he co-founded that sends short stories to travelers when they approach places with an interesting backstory. Kevin Costner knows a good story when he hears one. That's why he said he was intrigued when he heard about an app designed to alert travelers of notable, yet often unnoticed, places of interest along their journeys. "I'm the guy that driving around America … when you see those bronze markers along the way, I want to stop. I want to rea
By Monica Pitrelli
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