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AMERICA • Today
Bidder pays $28m for space trip with Amazon's Bezos
June 12, 2021
The mystery auction winner will be part of the the first human flight by space company Blue Origin.
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READ: G7 communiqué calls for new study into origins of Covid and voices concern on China
June 13, 2021
World leaders attending the Group of Seven summit on Sunday issued a call for a new study into the origins of Covid-19 after an initial report was deemed lacking because Beijing had refused to cooperate.
Biden and world leaders meet at 2021 G7 summit
June 13, 2021
World leaders are gathering in the UK for the final day of the G7 summit. Follow here for the latest.
Pelosi says Trump DOJ's targeting of political enemies 'goes even beyond Richard Nixon'
June 13, 2021
The Trump-era Justice Department's decision to secretly seize data of Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee went even beyond the nefarious actions of former President Richard Nixon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday.
Biden leaves his first G7 summit for an audience with Queen Elizabeth II
June 13, 2021
When Joe Biden was preparing for his first audience with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as a young senator, his mother -- an Irish American born with the surname Finnegan -- had a piece of advice.
Start your week smart: NATO, Putin, coronavirus, Johnson, Juneteenth
June 13, 2021
Here's what you need to know to Start Your Week Smart.
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CBS News poll: Vaccinated or not, Americans venture out
June 13, 2021
As Americans head out and things reopen, they've got requests for businesses they'll frequent, and most also favor employer vaccine mandates.
Biden says U.S. is "back at the table" as G-7 comes to close
June 13, 2021
"I conveyed to each of my G-7 counterparts the U.S. is going to do our part. America is back to the table," the president said in a press conference.
A perfect wedding out of the ashes
June 13, 2021
Bride and groom Elizabeth and Jake Landuyt say their wedding on Mackinac Island, Mich., was like a fairy tale – until a building next to their wedding venue caught fire, forcing their guests to evacuate. What happened next could only be described as a true fairy tale ending. Steve Hartman reports.
Biting into the origin story of Flamin' Hot Cheetos
June 13, 2021
For years, Richard Montanez sold his own American success story: while working as a janitor at a Frito-Lay factory in California, he cold-called the company CEO to pitch the snack food hit Flamin' Hot Cheetos. There's just one problem: Flamin' Hot Cheetos were already on store shelves. Montanez talks with correspondent Lee Cowan about how this snack food creation story has become as messy as the chips' orange coating.
Biting into the flamin' hot origin story of Flamin' Hot Cheetos
June 13, 2021
For years, Richard Montañez sold an American success story that, as a janitor at a Frito-Lay factory, he cold-called the company CEO to pitch the snack food hit Flamin' Hot Cheetos. There's just one problem: Flamin' Hot Cheetos were already on store shelves.
Biting into the flamin' hot origin story of Flamin' Hot Cheetos
June 13, 2021
For years, Richard Montañez sold an American success story that, as a janitor at a Frito-Lay factory, he cold-called the company CEO to pitch the snack food hit Flamin' Hot Cheetos. There's just one problem: Flamin' Hot Cheetos were already on store shelves.
F. Lee Bailey: An appreciation
June 13, 2021
The lawyer famed for high-profile defendants died last week at age 87. "48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty looks back at Bailey's career and his controversies.

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AMERICA • Business
Biden says U.S. is 'back at the table' following G-7 summit
June 13, 2021
World leaders gathered this weekend to discuss shared challenges on issues like climate change, the economy, Covid-19, technology and geopolitics.
Amazon details new warehouse robots, 'Ernie' and 'Bert'
June 13, 2021
In May, Amazon announced a goal of reducing recordable incident rates by 50% by 2025. It plans to invest over $300 million into safety projects this year.

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Storms await companies that err on climate
June 13, 2021
Markets are increasingly willing to punish businesses that mismanage global warming risks
Twilio’s Jeff Lawson: an evangelist for software developers
June 13, 2021
The entrepreneur listened to customers rather than investors to develop his voice messaging program
Ticket for space flight with Jeff Bezos auctions for $28m
June 12, 2021
Unnamed passenger will pay more than $9m for each minute of zero gravity in the Blue Origin capsule
Biden’s green push delivers boost to fossil fuel companies
June 12, 2021
Sector enjoys best first months of an administration since Roosevelt’s first term in 1933
Undertones of The Clash in great inflation debate in markets
June 12, 2021
Investors face tricky bet on sustainability of spike in prices as economy recovers
Dollar traders chill after the tantrum
June 12, 2021
US currency gives up gains made on expectation of rising interest rates
Business Analysis

Federal Reserve decision, Biden-Putin meet and inflation data top week ahead
June 13, 2021
The Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates and inflation, as well as new housing and retail sales data lead the week ahead for investors.
Bid of $28 million wins a rocket trip to space with Bezos
June 12, 2021
A seat on a spaceship ride with billionaire Jeff Bezos went for $28 million during a live auction on Saturday, concluding the month-long bidding process for the sightseeing trip on the Blue Origin's maiden voyage next month.
Volkswagen, Audi say 3.3 million customers' data exposed in North America
June 12, 2021
Volkswagen said a third party may have obtained the information of about 3.3 million customers or potential buyers in a Friday letter, according to reports.
Inflation: Oil hits 2018 high in third week of gains
June 12, 2021
Oil has clocked its third consecutive week of gains and analysts say there is more room to run.
SEC chief readies 'woke' rules and plan to curtail market's 'gamification'
June 12, 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler unveiled an ambitious list of proposed reforms Friday including guidelines for “woke” corporate disclosures and rules to curtail the “gamification” of Wall Street as he embarks on his tenure as Wall Street’s top cop.
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AMERICA • Markets
High-Speed Trader Virtu Fires Back at Critics
June 13, 2021
Scrutiny of the recent stock surges at GameStop, AMC and others has put pressure on the trading firm run by CEO Douglas Cifu.
Biotech Rally Sparked by Alzheimer's Drug Has Staying Power
June 13, 2021
Controversy surrounding Biogen’s Aduhelm could ignite political firestorm over high drug prices, but investors should look past any D.C. drama.
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Florida Gov. DeSantis: Big Tech censorship 'doing damage to society'
June 13, 2021
Florida Gov. DeSantis: Big Tech censorship 'doing damage to society'

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis discusses signing a bill he said will protect state residents’ ability to access and participate in social media platforms and allows them to fight back against de-platforming and censorship.

FBI probing illegal IRS leak of tax returns from America's wealthy
June 12, 2021
FBI probing illegal IRS leak of tax returns from America's wealthy

South Carolina congresswoman questions timing of billionaire info release ahead of progressive pitch to increase taxes

Governors taking border security into their own hands after Biden abandonment
June 12, 2021
Governors taking border security into their own hands after Biden abandonment

New York Congressman John Katko applauds 'any governor' doing what the 'federal government should be doing'

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U.S. Stocks Close Lower As Investors Look Ahead To Inflation Data For Direction
June 9, 2021
U.S. stocks closed slightly weak on Wednesday as investors largely stayed cautious and refrained from making significant moves ahead of the much-awaited inflation data, due on Thursday.
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AMERICA • Economy
The Week in Business: Prices Are Rising on Cars, Groceries and Even Burritos
June 13, 2021
It’s not your imagination — prices on consumer goods have risen quickly. But is that really a cause for concern?
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AMERICA • Insights
After a heady start, Joe Biden’s legislative agenda has hit a wall
June 13, 2021
Blame factionalism and the filibuster
American schools teach reading all wrong
June 12, 2021
Mississippi, a state not often associated with pioneering reforms, is teaching the rest of the country to read
Does the Medline mega-deal herald the return of giant buyouts?
June 12, 2021
Private-equity firms are neck-deep in dry powder
Google settles with French trustbusters
June 12, 2021
Competition authorities flex their muscles. Big tech isn’t trembling
Will commercial jets break the sound barrier once again?
June 12, 2021
Maybe. But not for a few years yet
Covid-19 has given South Korea’s biotech firms a shot in the arm
June 12, 2021
For a booster, they must look to themselves
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