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Shares of some top food companies are up at 1 p.m.: ConAgra Foods Inc. rose $.42 or 1.3 percent, to $31.38.
Shares of some top gold companies are up at 1 p.m.: Barrick Gold Corp. rose $.01 or .1 percent, to $18.70.
Shares of some top drugstore companies are up at 1 p.m.: CVSCaremark rose $.77 or 1.0 percent, to $78.58.
Chiquita Brands has received an approximately $611 million buyout offer from investment firm Safra Group and agribusiness and juice company Cutrale Group.
The largest teachers' union in Kansas filed a lawsuit Monday against a new state law that ended guaranteed tenure for public school teachers, arguing that legislators violated the state constitution by folding the new policy into a larger education funding measure.
Microsoft Corp. on Monday introduced a new low-priced Nokia mobile phone aimed at the entry-level market.
Average gas prices in Maine have fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the last week.
Gas prices in New Hampshire have fallen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week.
AAA Michigan says gasoline prices have increased about 7 cents during the past week to a statewide average of about $3.59 per gallon.
Officials say commuters and visitors at the World Trade Center will be able to take advantage of free WiFi.
The value of farm real estate in North Dakota has risen 17 percent in the past year.
Plans to regulate cigars and other tobacco products the same as cigarettes may threaten one of the nation's top-selling cigar brands — Black & Mild.
Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin.
U.S. stocks are moving higher as investors turn their focus to corporate news and as tensions ease in Ukraine.
Juice maker Cutrale and investment firm Safra Group said on Monday they offered to acquire Chiquita Brands International Inc in a $610.
As an AIDS activist in the early 1990s, Gregg Gonsalves traveled to Washington to challenge the Food and Drug Administration.
Dutch officials said Monday they will push ahead with both an investigation into the cause of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster and a criminal investigation into the persons responsible, despite not being able to access the site where the plane went down in eastern Ukraine.
People are waiting longer than they should for an answer when they petition the government to open an investigation into what could be serious safety problems.
BuzzFeed just closed a $50 million Series E investment from Andreessen Horowitz, valuing the new media company at a reported $850 million.
Shares of Tesla rallied 5.6% Monday morning after an upgrade to buy from Deutsche Bank.