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  • ** FILE ** Bank of America. (Associated Press)

    On the right, a rising passion for shareholder activism

    Some on the right are now embracing shareholder activism, using tactics pioneered on the left that have turned America's corporate boardrooms and annual meetings into battlegrounds over causes ranging from climate change and gay rights to universal health care and campaign spending reform.


  • **FILE** Employees cheer customers as they enter a newly-opened Apple Store in Wangfujing shopping district in Beijing on Oct. 20, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Apple loses throne as world's biggest company to Exxon Mobile

    Exxon Mobile unseated Apple Inc. as the world's largest company Wednesday, after the technology giant's steep slide in shares knocked it down to second place.


  • **FILE** An Exxon sign is displayed Jan. 27 atop a minimarket in Carnegie, Pa. (Associated Press)

    Exxon Mobil must pay $236 million in N.H. pollution case

    A jury found Exxon Mobil Corp. liable Tuesday in a long-running lawsuit over groundwater contamination by the gasoline additive MTBE, and it ordered the oil giant to pay $236 million to New Hampshire to clean it up.


  • Workers clean up oil in Mayflower, Ark., on April 1, 2013, days after a pipeline ruptured and spewed oil over lawns and roadways. (Associated Press)

    Arkansas attorney general to investigate ExxonMobil pipeline spill

    Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Tuesday opened an investigation into the ExxonMobil oil spill that's displaced nearly two dozen families in the small town of Mayflower, just north of Little Rock.


  • Exxon's CEO: Climate, energy fears overblown

    ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson says fears about climate change, drilling, and energy dependence are overblown.


  • **FILE** Tugboats pull the crippled tanker Exxon Valdez towards Naked Island in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on April 5, 1989, after the ship was pulled from Bligh Reef. (Associated Press)

    Exxon Valdez sold, likely destined for scrap heap

    The notorious Exxon Valdez tanker, responsible for one of the worst oil spills in U.S. history two decades ago, has been bought by an Indian company almost certainly to be scrapped for its steel and spare parts.


  • Economy Briefs

    Exxon Mobil Corp. is selling its Japanese refining and marketing business to partner TonenGeneral Sekiyu K.K. in a deal valued at $3.9 billion.


  • Economy Briefs

    Apple briefly surpassed Exxon as the most valuable U.S. company after an excellent quarter, though the oil company has regained the lead at the market's close.


  • Apple briefly passes Exxon as most valuable co.

    Apple briefly surpassed Exxon as the most valuable U.S. company after an excellent quarter, though the oil company has regained the lead at the market's close.


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