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Ban on new gold imports from Russia seen as ‘largely symbolic’

The US, UK, Japan and Canada plan to announce the ban during the G-7 summit that started Sunday in Germany.

Do you know where your chicken wings come from? Explosion of virtual restaurants fuels health concerns

Many consumers who browse and order food online probably don’t think too much about where their wings and burgers came from. But health inspectors are concerned about safety amid an explosive rise nationally in online-only food operations.

Shirley Leung

Sales are off, costs are soaring. For some small-business owners, the recession has already arrived

Among small-business owners, 48 percent are feeling down about the economy, and within that subgroup, 22 percent are “highly pessimistic," according to a recent survey.

After Roe, Dems seek probe of how Apple and Google use personal data

Online searches, period apps, fitness trackers and advice helplines could become rich data sources for such surveillance efforts.

More than 400,000 solar-powered umbrellas recalled over fire risk

Authorities have recalled more than 400,000 solar-powered umbrellas sold at Costco because of overheating and fire risks.

A proposed state law would make it easier to get a broken wheelchair fixed

Delays in getting broken wheelchairs fixed is a chronic and often demoralizing problem for people who depend on them, and proposed legislation would force manufacturers and providers to make quicker repairs.

Supreme Court’s Roe decision disapproved by majority in CBS poll

A CBS News poll suggested that a majority of Americans disapprove of the US Supreme Court’s decision overturning the constitutional right to an abortion, which is inflaming a partisan divide on display in comments by senior lawmakers.

Biden’s mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

President Biden is out to sustain the global alliance punishing Russia for its invasion of Ukraine as he embarks on a five-day trip to Europe as the 4-month-old war shows no sign of abating and its aftershocks to global food and energy supplies are deepening.