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Coffee and Conservation: Mozambique Tries Both on a Mountain

By Christopher Torchia | Jul 12
It is among the more complex conservation efforts in southern Africa, a bid to convince farmers to abandon old-slash-and-burn methods of farming and commit to the longer-term yield of coffee on the same plots.

Papa John's Says Founder Resigned as Chairman of the Board

Papa John's Says Founder Resigned as Chairman of the Board

Jul 12
Papa John's founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the board.

Food Deliveries Are Remaking School Lunch

Food Deliveries Are Remaking School Lunch

By Melissa Kossler Dutton | Jul 11
Families around the country are finding new options for their children's midday meal thanks to a growing number of delivery options catering to students. Some deliver to the schools, others to homes.

Pfizer Reorganizes to Handle Aging Consumers and Patents

Pfizer Reorganizes to Handle Aging Consumers and Patents

Jul 11
Pfizer, facing an aging population and shifting risks from the loss of patents, is reshaping the company into three businesses.

American Airlines Says it's Getting Rid of Plastic Straws

American Airlines Says it's Getting Rid of Plastic Straws

Jul 11
American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternatives.

Twitter's Fake Account Purge Drags Stock Lower

Twitter's Fake Account Purge Drags Stock Lower

Jul 10
It's no secret that Twitter has been purging fake and malicious accounts in an attempt to make its platform more welcoming for real people. But when a Washington Post report put an actual number on the effort, the company's shares tumbled.

Suit Alleging Bias Pulls Back Curtain on Harvard Admissions

Suit Alleging Bias Pulls Back Curtain on Harvard Admissions

By Collin Binkley | Jul 10
The fight over alleged discrimination already has led to disclosures including Harvard's practice of scoring applicants on personal traits like "courage" and "likeability."

Starbucks, Citing Ocean Threat, is Ditching Plastic Straws

Starbucks, Citing Ocean Threat, is Ditching Plastic Straws

Jul 10
Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans.

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph Honored for Advocacy by McDonald's

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph Honored for Advocacy by McDonald's

By Chevel Johnson | Jul 10
Actress, singer and producer Sheryl Lee Ralph is a triple threat in the entertainment industry but was honored during this weekend's Essence Festival for something entirely different - her activism.

How Apple's App Store Changed Our World

How Apple's App Store Changed Our World

By Michael Liedtke | Jul 10
A decade ago, Apple opened a store peddling iPhone apps, unlocking the creativity of software developers and letting users truly make their mobile devices their own.

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