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Burger King In Talks To Buy Canadian Coffee-and-Doughnut Chain

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:07am

The Wall Street Journal reports Burger King is interested in Tim Hortons. The combined companies would form the 3rd-largest fast food chain the world with combined annual sales of around $22 billion.

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As Ferguson Unraveled, The World Found A New Way Of Watching

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:46am

When protests over the shooting of Michael Brown turned violent in Ferguson, Mo., livestreaming videos showed Americans what they couldn't see on TV.

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Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:29am

Grocers are hoping to entice young consumers and their parents to eat more vegetables by creating kid-focused produce. They're borrowing tactics from the soda and snack industries to win them over.

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Burger King In Talks To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:15am

The companies say Miami-based Burger King Worldwide Inc. and Ontario-based Tim Hortons Inc. would continue to operate as separate brands but would share corporate services.

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Despite Economic Recovery, Millions Of Workers Stuck In Part-Time Jobs

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 3:59pm

Americans who'd like to have full-time jobs are often working two or more part-time jobs to make ends meet. Some are hamstrung by increasingly difficult labor tactics used by their employers.

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Are Food Boats The Next Food Trucks? Don't Count On It

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 4:01am

Food boats occupy a quirky snack-time niche in a few summer communities. But don't expect this floating food truck trend to sweep the nation, at least not until it gets sea legs.

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Are Food Boats The Next Food Trucks? Don't Count On It

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 4:01am

Food boats occupy a quirky snack-time niche in a few summer communities. But don't expect this floating food truck trend to sweep the nation, at least not until it gets sea legs.

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At Cannabis Clubs, Customers Mingle Over Marijuana

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 4:12pm

In Colorado and Washington recreational pot shops are now legal, while in Europe, "cannabis social clubs" have gotten creative. Ozy.com's Laura Secorun Palet talks about the growth of these spaces.

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Uber Greases The Wheel With Obama's Old Campaign Manager

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:56am

Uber is hiring David Plouffe, the mastermind of Obama's 2008 campaign, to power its own political strategy. What can a tech-savvy political animal offer a ride-sharing service?

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Argentina Crisis Puts Focus On Role Of Distressed-Debt Funds

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:06pm

Argentina calls them vulture funds, but they have a legal right to demand payment. Still, is that moral when a nation is the debtor and its citizens suffer as a result?

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If You're Too Sick To Fly, Airlines Might Not Offer A Refund

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:39am

Airlines have the right to refuse a passenger suspected of having Ebola. But if you're sick with a contagious disease, what are your rights when it comes to canceling and refunds?

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Nestle Nudges Its Suppliers To Improve Animal Welfare

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:30am

The world's largest food company is requiring all of its suppliers of dairy, meat, poultry and egg products to comply with tighter animal welfare standards. Animal rights groups applaud the move.

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The Last Word In Business

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:56am

David Greene and Kelly McEvers have the Last Word in business.

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Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:56am

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Job Corps Celebrates 50 Years Helping Low-Income Youths

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:56am

The federal program has centers across the country that provide education and vocational training. Kelly McEvers talks to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez about how Job Corps serves disadvantaged youths.

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When It Comes To Economic Recovery, Location Is A Factor

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 3:56am

Census Bureau data show a wider gap between rich and poor. Kelly McEvers explores this with economist Enrico Moretti of the University of California-Berkeley, author of The New Geography of Jobs.

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Bank Of America Settles With Feds And States For Record Amount

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:10pm

In the latest fallout from misdeeds leading up to the financial crisis, Bank of America has agreed to a record $16.65 billion deal with federal and state governments. The deal helps the bank avoid prosecution for the fraudulent sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities to investors.

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How To Sell Diverse Books: A Bookstore Owner's Advice

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:03pm

It's not news that the publishing world isn't very diverse. But over on the other side of the industry, how do owners of neighborhood bookstores try to sell books for or about people of color?

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Bank Of America Settles Mortgage Case For $16.65 Billion

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:07pm

The bank agreed to pay a record amount to the U.S. government to avoid prosecution for its fraudulent sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities to investors in the lead-up to the financial crisis.

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Bank Of America Reaches Record Settlement Over Mortgage Meltdown

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:24am

The nation's second-largest bank has agreed to pay $17 billion to settle allegations that it misled investors into buying toxic mortgage-backed securities.

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