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  • Few Americans Want Life Made More Difficult for Gays

    In an era of growing public acceptance of same-sex marriage, few Americans say they’d like to live in a state that makes it more difficult for gay and lesbian couples to wed -- a sentiment that business leaders have factored into an emerging political activism.

  • Gay Rights Gained in U.S. Amid Russian, Ugandan Reversals

    At a time of growing public acceptance of gay rights in the U.S., flash points of resistance in Russia and Africa point to the endurance of discrimination over sexual orientation as a political tool.

  • Delta Joins Apple in Opposing Arizona Anti-Gay Measure

    Companies from Delta Air Lines Inc. to AT&T Inc. are lobbying state legislators across the country saying laws perceived as anti-gay are bad for business.

  • Kerry Burnishes Green Badge in Asia as Volcano Disrupts Trip

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said global warming is as big a threat as terrorism in a speech in Indonesia, the world’s largest exporter of coal for power plants, seeking to burnish his credential as a climate champion before deciding on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project.

  • Eli Lilly, Cummins Fight Against Indiana Gay-Marriage Ban

    Indiana’s debate about same-sex marriage was once all about morals. Now it’s about business.

  • Lilly CEO Urges Extension of Research Tax Credit (Transcript)

    Eli Lilly & Co. Chief Executive Officer John Lechleiter said during a panel discussion in Washington that U.S. lawmakers should renew the research-and- development tax credit to make it easier for companies to compete globally. The Oct. 5 event, sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable and hosted by Bloomberg News in Washington, centered on ways to spur innovation.

  • BorgWarner Sues Cummins Over Patents on Titanium TurboChargers

    BorgWarner Inc., the world’s biggest maker of automatic-transmission parts for vehicles, filed a lawsuit accusing Cummins Inc. of infringing three patents for a titanium wheel used in engine turbochargers.

  • Illinois Plant Goes From Plowshares to Pistols for Profit

    The road to financial success started in H.J. Mennie’s garage in rural Illinois, where the tool and die maker built a parts-manufacturing business selling to Fortune 500 companies from Caterpillar Inc. to Cummins Inc. His strategy worked for four decades, until the last recession and global commerce’s volatility cut into the firm’s profits and workforce.

  • GM’s Barra Seeks to Accelerate Strategy Set Under Akerson

    General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra, who took the reins of the automaker last week, said she aims to build on the momentum of the strategies already in place.

  • Obama Aide Outlines Ways to Promote Innovation (Transcript)

    Five corporate executives and seven university leaders discussed with John Holdren, President Barack Obama’s science adviser, and David Kappos, head of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, ways to boost the economy through promoting innovation during an Oct. 5 event in Washington sponsored by Harvard University and the Business Roundtable and hosted by Bloomberg News.

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