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IMAX film 'National Parks Adventure' celebrates parks

MAX movie debuts Friday, starring geysers, red rock canyons, mountaintops and redwood forests. Read more »

Published 18 hours ago

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IMF nominates managing director Lagarde for second term

The International Monetary Fund has nominated managing director Christine Lagarde for a second five-year term. Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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Authorities reach $3.2B settlement with Morgan Stanley

Federal and state authorities on Thursday announced a $3.2 billion settlement with Morgan Stanley over bank practices that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis, including misrepresentations... Read more »

Published 22 hours ago

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Young adults swipe right on Tinder, but is it just a game?

Online dating services are now hip with young adults, but not always for dating. Read more »

Published 22 hours ago

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Applications for US jobless aid fell sharply last week

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week in a sign of a stable job market despite the slowing global economy hitting stocks and commodities. Read more »

Published 22 hours ago

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Apple co-founder is bringing us an even nerdier 'Comic Con'

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak had a front row seat as the personal computer began to reshape society. So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to... Read more »

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For virtual reality pioneers, no rush to succeed in 2016

Palmer Luckey doesn't just want to sell a bunch of virtual reality headsets. He wants buyers to use them every day. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Burger King's next conquest: Hot dog king

Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Obama sends Congress record $4.1 trillion 2017 spending plan

President Barack Obama sent Congress his final budget on Tuesday, proposing to spend a record $4.1 trillion on a number of initiatives, from a new war on cancer to combating global warming to... Read more »

Published Feb. 9, 2016

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General Mills’ Betty Crocker, Pillsbury cope with baking slump

For 95 years, Betty Crocker’s official portrait has radiated cooking confidence. Read more »

Published Feb. 8, 2016

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N. Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test

North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of technology for a missile that could strike... Read more »

Published Feb. 6, 2016

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Lowest price for Super Bowl ticket is $3,000, company says

For a mere $3,000, you can attend the Super Bowl. Read more »

Published Feb. 6, 2016

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US productivity fell at sharp 3 percent rate in Q4

U.S. productivity fell sharply in the final three months of 2015, closing out a fifth straight year of weak gains in worker efficiency. Read more »

Published Feb. 4, 2016

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Applications for US jobless aid rise, but levels still low

More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the job market. Read more »

Published Feb. 4, 2016

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Honda to recall 2.2M vehicles for Takata air bag trouble

Honda is recalling another 2.2 million Honda and Acura vehicles because the driver's air bag inflators made by Takata can explode and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment. Read more »

Published Feb. 3, 2016

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Comcast loses fewest TV customers in 8 years

Comcast is trumpeting its best year for traditional TV services in nearly a decade, even though it continues to lose TV subscribers. Read more »

Published Feb. 3, 2016

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North America, China power GM to record $9.7b annual profit

Strong earnings in North America and China and a reversal of fortunes in Europe powered General Motors to a record net profit of $9.7 billion last year. Read more »

Published Feb. 3, 2016

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Home Depot to hire more than 80,000 workers for busy spring

Home Depot is on a hiring spree. Read more »

Published Feb. 3, 2016

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Merck beats 4Q profit forecast, misses Street view on sales

Merck & Co. posted an 87 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit compared with last year when the drugmaker had a huge gain from the sale of consumer health business. It beat Wall Street profit... Read more »

Published Feb. 3, 2016

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Super Bowl ads this year might stick to 'good taste'

As the Super Bowl turns 50 and faces middle age, will this be the year that advertisers stick to — gasp — good taste? Read more »

Published Feb. 2, 2016

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Yahoo to cut 1,700 workers as CEO tries to save her own job

Yahoo is laying off about 1,700 employees and shedding some of its excess baggage in a shake-up likely to determine whether CEO Marissa Mayer can save her own job. Read more »

Published Feb. 2, 2016

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Agency: North Korea plans satellite launch this month

Weeks after its fourth nuclear test, North Korea announced plans Tuesday to launch an Earth observation satellite on a rocket later this month, in what critics see as a covert test of banned... Read more »

Published Feb. 2, 2016

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US education official apologizes for poor judgment, behavior

A senior Education Department official apologized on Tuesday for what he acknowledged was poor judgment related to working on his side businesses with subordinates, failing to pay taxes on his... Read more »

Published Feb. 2, 2016

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UBS bank shares plunge as rich investors withdraw money

Swiss bank UBS saw its shares slide on Tuesday on news that investors had pulled billions out of its division serving wealthy clients — a token of the market turbulence that has shaken the... Read more »

Published Feb. 2, 2016

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China company accused of fleecing investors of $7.6 billion

Police arrested the maverick founder of China's largest online finance business on suspicion of fleecing 900,000 investors of $7.6 billion, in what could be the biggest financial fraud in Chinese... Read more »

Published Feb. 1, 2016

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