In 1987, a little-known New York lawyer became a master of the universe when he led a takeover of the food conglomerate Beatrice International, creating the first Black-owned billion-dollar company. Robert Smith, Michael Milken, Henry Kravis and others recall the life and legacy of Reginald F. Lewis. On November 30, 1987, an army of 180
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In this article AAL American Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto via Getty Images American Airlines this month will stop using unionized pilots to perform certain test flights, a move the aviators’ union argues would reduce independence of these reviews. Starting Thursday, American will only assign non-union company pilots to test aircraft that
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While visiting Florida’s Panhandle city Destin over several 70-degree days in mid-March, longtime Waffle House chairman Joe Rogers Jr. checked in on fry cooks and managers at three of his 24-hour diners, all just steps from dunes, a sunset or a boardwalk. He coached his workers through some of the biggest crowds they’ve experienced in
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Over a year into the pandemic, vaccinated Americans are clear to travel around the USA again. The Centers for Disease Control has (finally!) released guidance for Americans ready to travel again after the COVID-19 pandemic. Fully vaccinated travelers are now considered low-risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. The guidelines are only for domestic travel. See
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(CNN) — As global business and travel hubs remain largely closed off to the masses, Dubai is making entry easier than ever for international visitors. The glitzy city, as well as the United Arab Emirates as a whole, has for years been opening up its once-strict residency and tourist visa rules, but has accelerated its
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When most private equity companies invest in restaurants, they take a piece of ownership based on providing capital. But inKind Financing, an Austin, Texas based restaurant financing and marketing firm, has found a way to provide capital for restaurants, without  taking any equity. It acquires food and beverage credits from the restaurant, prepaying for these goods.
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Exosonic was handed a contract by the Presidential and Executive Airlift Directorate (PE) after impressing the military with its concept for a low-boom supersonic Mach 1.8 twinjet. Now CNN Travel has had an exclusive look inside the cabin interior of the executive transport plane designed to carry the US Executive Branch’s distinguished visitors (DVs). It’s
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These are unusual times, and the state of affairs can change quickly. Please check the latest travel guidance before making your journey. Our writers visited these hotels pre-pandemic. With so many boutique hotels tucked into the jungled sides of valleys, on the fringes of beaches, perched atop dramatic cliffs, or surrounded by picturesque paddies, rooms
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(CNN) — For those on a Mediterranean cruise, it’s one of the most memorable sights: the city of Venice unpeeling beneath the boat, the centuries-old buildings and bell towers dwarfed by the ship, giving onlookers a spectacular bird’s eye view. But for many on the shore, cruise ships in Venice have come to symbolize the
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