Function of Beauty, a manufacturer of customizable hair, skin and body care products, announced Wednesday that it has received a $150 million strategic minority investment from L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity group in the world.

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Transitioning away from fossil fuels won’t be enough to slow climate change. The world has delayed the task of cutting emissions for so long that we likely will have to also deploy solutions to draw down carbon dioxide from the air.

Millions of workers in recent months have returned to offices outfitted with new pandemic protocols meant to keep them healthy and safe. But temperature checks and plexiglass barriers between desks can’t prevent one of the most dangerous workplace behaviors for the spread of COVID-19 — the i…

On the same day the World Food Programme was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its fight against hunger, fresh numbers from the U.S. government showed that tighter crop supplies could worsen the food-inequality crisis that’s sweeping the globe.

Unsure about using vacation rentals in the era of social distancing and anti-maskers? Airbnb is implementing mandatory health and safety protocols for both guests and hosts that will require masks, distancing and enhanced cleanings.

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Friday announced a settlement imposing injunctive relief and a monetary payment of $110,000 against California-based clothing company, LuLaRoe LLC and LulaRoe Inc. This legal action is the result of numerous complaints from Pennsylvanians owed ov…

A month after President Donald Trump moved to shore up workers’ incomes by giving employers the option of deferring payroll taxes, the effort has failed to energize a U.S. economy still reeling from the coronavirus pandemic.

The aviation industry is under pressure to do something about the immense amount of carbon emissions its engines generate. The output is accelerating many times faster than from sectors such as energy and agriculture, contributing to global warming.

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators have recalled dozens of hand sanitizers — many widely available through Walmart and other national retailers — because they contain dangerous and potentially fatal levels of wood alcohol.

Masks are mandatory on subways and buses in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco is betting longer trains will help riders social distance. Crews disinfect New York’s trains daily — stations twice a day — and are testing ultraviolet light devices to see if they kill covid-19 on surfaces.

NORTHUMBERLAND — Family-owned car dealerships W&L Subaru, 535 Point Township Drive, Northumberland, and W&L Nissan, 2039 N. Susquehanna Trail, Hummels Wharf, take pride in offering area customers a no-pressure sales environment.

ELYSBURG — The building that housed longtime area gift shop Crystal Ann Creations has been rechristened Little Village Primitives and is a prime destination for those who enjoy all things crafty.

SHAMOKIN — CSP Office Equipment first opened in downtown Shamokin in 1961 servicing Remington typewriters. Since that time, CSP has remained committed to our valued customers by bringing the latest technology in office copying, printing and scanning needs along with technical support to matc…