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At Vandalized Ferguson Businesses, Anger And Tears

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:05pm

In Ferguson, Mo., some residents spent Tuesday cleaning up looted and vandalized businesses near the police station — some for the second time since the August shooting sparked public outcry.

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Bureaucratic Hoops Make D.C. Affordable Housing Units Hard To Sell

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 3:28pm

This problem exists nationwide, but in the nation's capital, there are more requirements and restrictions. For example, D.C. limits the maximum resale price and makes homeowners wait before they sell.

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Administration Warns Employers: Don't Dump Sick Workers From Plans

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 3:16pm

Brokers and consultants have told large employers they could save money by shifting workers with expensive health conditions into insurance marketplace exchanges. Now that has been deemed illegal.

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'New York Times' Hires Former NPR Executive To Lead Digital Push

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:05am

Kinsey Wilson was NPR's chief content officer when he was forced out last month by the network's new CEO, Jarl Mohn.

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Turning 21? Here's How To Avoid A Big Hike In Health Premiums

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:52am

Coming of age can also mean a whopping 58 percent jump in the cost of your insurance. Shop carefully to pick a plan that strikes the right balance between benefits and cost.

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Thanksgiving Travelers Will Need An Extra Helping Of Patience

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:20am

Get ready for bumper-to-bumper traffic, overcrowded airports, long lines and very little personal space on trains, planes and buses. This week is expected to be the busiest travel week of the year.

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Want A Calorie Count With That? FDA Issues New Rules For Restaurants

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:34pm

Years in the making, the new rules will require chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to post calorie information on their menus. Even movie theaters and vending machines are covered.

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Honda Says It Failed To Report Over 1,700 Deaths And Injuries

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 8:31pm

The under-reporting started in 2003. The automaker could face a fine from U.S. regulators of up to $35 million.

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As Hackers Hit Customers, Retailers Keep Quiet About Security

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:46pm

Leading companies are keeping tight-lipped about what they're doing to protect customers from similar attacks that have hit Target, Home Depot and other major retailers.

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Half The Battle Over Net Neutrality Is Defining What It Means

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 3:37pm

President Obama's call for stronger net neutrality rules touched off a round of heated debate. Broadband companies and their allies say the plan is tantamount to "regulating the Internet" and would hurt innovation. But net neutrality advocates say otherwise.

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Silicon Valley's Power Over The Free Press: Why It Matters

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 2:35pm

A big shift has occurred over the last few years. Tech companies now control how you get news and what news you get. Should journalism companies be building and deploying more technology?

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The Economics Of Thanksgiving 2014

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 12:01pm

More people will be driving and flying this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Gas isn't the only thing that's cheaper. Turkey is too, along with its companions, stuffing and cranberries.

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Plan To Use Gulf Oil Spill Funds For Beach Hotel Stirs Debate

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:01am

Environmentalists are suing to stop Alabama from using nearly $60 million in BP oil spill recovery funds to build a new hotel on the beach. The project is one of dozens underway across the region.

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Merck Partners With NewLink To Speed Up Work On Ebola Vaccine

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:01am

The experimental NewLink vaccine is based on a harmless virus that has been genetically engineered to incorporate bits of the Ebola virus. Testing of the vaccine has begun in healthy volunteers.

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Action On Immigration Meets Silence, Skepticism In Silicon Valley

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:16am

As an organized sector, the tech industry did not applaud President Obama's executive action on immigration; and the future of the joint campaign for a comprehensive bill is unclear.

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How Real Estate Markets May Affect The Birth Rate

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:16am

Research indicates the rise and fall of real estate prices seems to shape the decision among homeowners on whether to have children.

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Cable News Channel Fusion Searches For Its Audience

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:16am

ABC and Univision launched Fusion a year ago. The channel was designed to appeal to young Hispanics who consume content in English. Fusion pivoted immediately, hoping to appeal to all millennials.

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Experts Suggest OPEC's Power Over Oil Prices Is Waning

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 4:16am

Members of OPEC meet this week. It used to be the world held its breath when this happened, worried what the meeting would mean for oil prices. But experts say times have changed.

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Car Ride Service Puts Gender In The Driver's Seat

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:20pm

Car share programs are extremely popular, but so are concerns for safety. NPR's Tess Vigeland talks to Stella Mateo, founder of SheRides, which allows passengers to choose the gender of their driver.

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Fifty Years Later, A Look At How Harvard's Women MBAs Have Fared

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:20pm

It's the 50th anniversary of the admission of women to Harvard's MBA program. To commemorate, the Harvard Business Review conducted a survey of thousands of MBA graduates on their career and lives.

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