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Hostess Brands, best known for its Twinkies, is being bought by jelly-maker J.M. Smucker. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Twinkies are sold! J.M. Smucker scoops up Hostess Brands for $5.6 billion

For Hostess, the deal with the peanut-butter-and-jelly conglomerate is a sweet win after not one, but two bankruptcies.

People listen to the California reparations task force in Oakland, Calif., at one of its final meetings in May. Sophie Austin/Associated Press hide caption

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Most California voters oppose cash reparations for slavery, poll finds

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Hostess Brands, best known for its Twinkies, is being bought by jelly-maker J.M. Smucker. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Twinkies are sold! J.M. Smucker scoops up Hostess Brands for $5.6 billion

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Another round of COVID-19 vaccines is on the way. The Food and Drug Administration approved vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna that target an omicron subvariant called XBB.1.5. Vaccination campaigns, like this one in San Rafael, Calif., in 2022, could resume soon. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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New COVID vaccines get FDA approval

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New COVID vaccines get FDA approval

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