Panel rejects ban on air shipments of fire-prone batteries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. aviation panel has rejected a ban on rechargeable battery shipments on passenger airliners despite evidence they can cause explosions and unstoppable, in-flight fires, aviation officials told The Associated Press.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Glamour's Women of the Year: Witherspoon, Jenner, Copeland

NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner, Reese Witherspoon, Misty Copeland and five women touched by the South Carolina church massacre and lauded in the aftermath as "The Peacemakers of Charleston" are among this year's honorees as Glamour magazine's Women of the Year.

  • Written by LEANNE ITALIE, Associated Press

Walgreens, Rite Aid combo to spread drugstore health kick

Walgreens will use its $9.41 billion takeover of rival Rite Aid to spread its philosophy on making drugstores destinations for customers looking to stay healthy or buy beauty products.

  • Written by TOM MURPHY, AP Business Writer