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Chick-fil-A Opening NYC Outpost in National Push

By Candice Choi | Oct 2
Chick-fil-A is opening an outpost in New York City on Saturday, marking a high-profile milestone in its push to become a bigger national player.

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VW, With Limited DC Lobbying Footprint, Braces for Congress

CORPORATE | By Ronnie Greene and Michael Biesecker | Oct 8
For the first time, Volkswagen Group of America President and CEO Michael Horn will appear before a congressional investigative committee this week. He, and the company, will bring little Washington political clout to the table.

Coffee Combo: Peet's Buying Stumptown Coffee Roasters

Peet's Coffee & Tea is buying the popular premium coffee company Stumptown Coffee Roasters, bringing the once independent brand more into the mainstream.

City to Eateries: Use Paper Plates During California Drought

A California city has ordered restaurants to cut back on dishwashing by using disposable plates, cutlery and cups as a way to save water during the fourth year of drought in the state.

VW CEO: Recall of Cars Hit by Scandal to Begin in January

Volkswagen plans to launch in January a recall of vehicles with software at the center of the emissions-rigging scandal and aims to fix them all by the end of next year, the company's new chief executive says.

Rubio Criticizes Government Regulation of On-Demand Economy

CORPORATE | By Jonathan Lemire | Oct 7
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio vowed Tuesday to cap the number of regulations government can impose on businesses, particularly "on-demand" startups like Uber and Airbnb that he considers models for a changing national economy.

Clinton Says She'll Offer Plan for 'Wall Street Abuses'

FINANCE | By Catherine Lucey | Oct 7
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday she'll offer a plan in the next week to deal with "Wall Street abuses."

Luxury Birthing Clinics Spur Cesarean 'Epidemic' in Brazil

CORPORATE | By Jenny Barchfield | Oct 7
Cesarean births aren't typically associated with luxury. But the procedures have become de rigueur among Brazil's wealthy, with new mothers at some high-end clinics enjoying beauty treatments after the operation.

US Group: Put Alibaba Site Back on "Notorious" Fakes List

A clothing and shoe industry group is calling for the U.S. government to put Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Taobao site back on its list of "Notorious Markets" for counterfeit goods.

Trade Agreement Could Cause Rift in Political Camps

LEGAL | By Kevin Freking | Oct 6
An ambitious trade pact involving the United States and 11 other nations is a major victory for President Barack Obama but has the potential to create a rift among Democrats.

For VW, Costs of Scandal Will Be Piling Up

CORPORATE | By David McHugh and Pan Pylas | Oct 6
For Volkswagen, the cost of its cheating on emissions tests in the U.S. is likely to run into the tens of billions of dollars and prematurely end its long-sought status as the world's biggest carmaker.

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