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Prince's Family Sues Hospital, Walgreens Chain

(CNN) - The family of music legend Prince is suing Walgreens pharmacy and Illinois' Trinity Medical Center in the singer's 2016 overdose death. The wrongful death lawsuit claims the hospital failed to give prince proper care after his first opioid…

Wine is On the Rise

The price of wine is going up. The 'International Organisation of Vine and Wine' says global wine production dropped to its lowest level in 60 years in 2017. Analysts say producers, dealers, and retailers will absorb some of the price…

Google to Introduce Disappearing G-Mail Messages

(CNN)- The past few years haven't been kind to e-mail. E-mails were hacked during the 2016 presidential campaign. Some people say the communication tool is passe compared to those like Slack, Whatsapp, and Snapchat. That's why Google is taking steps…

Yahoo Fined $35M By SEC in 2014 Data Breach

(CNN) - The company formerly known as Yahoo is paying a hefty price over a massive 2014 data breach. The U.S. securities and exchange commission says Altaba has agreed to pay $35 million to settle charges it misled investors about…

SCOTUS Limits Suits Against Foreign Corporations

(CNN) - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday foreign corporations cannot be sued in U.S. court under the alien tort statute for violations of international law. The five to four ruling is a loss for about 6,000 foreign citizens who are…

On The Table Initiative

Organizers say it worked last year. So, they're doing it again. The on the table, initiative gathered input from Columbus residents last November. The initiative announced for this October, too. 17 locations around town will host discussion groups. The program encourages…

United CEO Skips Annual Bonus

(CNN) - United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is giving up his annual bonus in the wake of a rocky year. According to a corporate filing released Monday, Munoz made $9.6 million  in 2017. He told employees in a letter he…

Walmart CEO Earns 1,188 Times As Median Company Worker

(CNN) - Walmart's CEO unsurprisingly makes a lot more than the company's median worker. Here's the exact ratio: He makes 1,188 times more. According to a company filing, Doug McMillon earned 22.8 million during the retailer's last fiscal year, which…

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