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PepsiCo is selling Tropicana as customers continue to ditch juice
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PepsiCo is selling Tropicana as customers continue to ditch juice

PepsiCo is selling a controlling stake of its juice brands, which includes Tropicana and Naked, to a private equity firm in a multibillion dollar deal. The sale is part of the company’s broader efforts to focus on faster-growing beverages as customers increasingly ditch sugary drinks. In the deal announced Tuesday, PepsiCo’s juice businesses in North…MORE

Here’s how schools should handle a Covid-19 outbreak, experts say

Here’s how schools should handle a Covid-19 outbreak, experts say

Getting children back in classrooms has been a top priority for the United States — but if a coronavirus outbreak were to happen within a school, how should schools respond? Drew Charter School in Atlanta kicked off the new school year last week and already has reported an outbreak of initially nine students and five…MORE

Tencent cracks down on screen time after Chinese state media says gaming is ‘spiritual opium’
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Tencent cracks down on screen time after Chinese state media says gaming is ‘spiritual opium’

Tencent has announced new limits on the amount of time minors can spend playing the company’s online games, even as investors worry that China may extend its historic crackdown on the private sector to the gaming industry. Those fears were stoked Tuesday after Economic Information Daily — a business newspaper owned by Xinhua News Agency,…MORE

What to watch for in Ohio’s special election primaries
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What to watch for in Ohio’s special election primaries

A pair of special election primaries in Ohio on Tuesday will put the spotlight on tough questions facing both parties ahead of next year’s midterm elections. In the state’s heavily Democratic 11th Congressional District, centered in Cleveland, voters are poised to choose between a progressive champion with close ties to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and…MORE

Guan Chenchen wins balance beam gold at the Tokyo Olympics as Simone Biles claims bronze
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Guan Chenchen wins balance beam gold at the Tokyo Olympics as Simone Biles claims bronze

China’s Guan Chenchen won gold in the women’s balance beam final at the Tokyo Olympics as US gymnastics star Simone Biles overcame mental health challenges to claim a bronze. Biles’ psychological well-being has been the focus of attention since she withdrew from the women’s team final last week. The 24-year-old then didn’t compete in four…MORE

Alibaba to face investors as Beijing’s business crackdown grows

Alibaba to face investors as Beijing’s business crackdown grows

Alibaba is still an online shopping behemoth in China. But the tech titan has been slammed in recent months by Beijing’s widening crackdown on private business, stoking concerns about its future. The company will report results for its most recent quarter on Tuesday. Alibaba’s main business — e-commerce — has held up well during the…MORE

What parents need to know about guiding kids through puberty

What parents need to know about guiding kids through puberty

Grown-ups tend to recall their adolescence as a highlight reel (or maybe, in some cases, it’s a lowlight reel): the first leg or face shave, the first kiss, the first bra, the first ejaculation or menstruation, and the first time you walked into a room and were treated like an adult. It can flip quickly…MORE

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