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Amazon does not have to pay workers for time spent in security checks, says new Supreme Court ruling
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Although big data will never replace human innovation or environmental responsibility, it can provide the tools and insight we need to reduce pollution and improve air quality. Read more »
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Those in their 20s or early 30s probably know saving for retirement is important to do. They just may not have the means to do it. Read more »
We all know that generic chocolate cookie sandwiches are cheaper than Oreos — about one-third cheaper on Walmart.com — but that doesn’t stop us from buying name brand. Read more »
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When at the checkout line and a clerk asks, “debit or credit?” I have only one answer: credit. There are a number of reasons I never make debit card purchases — security, peace... Read more »
Nothing is more stressful than finding the perfect gift for a loved one. And sometimes giving gifts can create more tension than love in a relationship. Here's how to solve the enigma of gift giving. Read more »
Officials have given up for now on soliciting bids for one of the Park Service's largest and most lucrative contracts, to run iconic hotels and restaurants at the Grand Canyon's South rim. Read more »
The new year is just around the corner. How was your 2014? Did you get everything you wanted to accomplish done? Are you getting ready to set new resolutions? Before you do that, spend a little... Read more »
President Barack Obama's push to cover America's uninsured faces another big test Monday. Read more »
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If you're still looking for the perfect gift for your game-loving teenager or doll-obsessed 5-year-old, a recent study from the National Retail Federation may be just what you need. Read more »
We recently published a list that named Utah the most charitable state in the nation. A new study by WalletHub explains why that is. Read more »
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It’s hard to find a driver complaining about plummeting gas prices, but some economists warn plunging oil prices could present economic problems if the pattern continues beyond the short term. Read more »
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I believe it's important to count the little blessings that surround us, and I hope you'll do the same. To help get you started, here are some of the things that have made the "life" side of my... Read more »
If you're looking for signs that the U.S. economy is growing and that the job market is improving, just talk to small business owners. Read more »
Starting Christmas Day, Wal-Mart is letting customers exchange gift cards from more than 200 retailers, airlines and restaurants for a Wal-Mart card. The cards don't expire and can be used in... Read more »
This is an incredible example of a teachable moment, but you two have to be on the same side and treat it with appropriate seriousness. You have to make your daughter understand that what she did... Read more »
Freelancers are growing in numbers. Here's why, as well as some things to think about if you're considering becoming one of them. Read more »
A new documentary released by the BBC shows miserable working conditions in some Apple factories in China. Apple denies the accusations. Read more »
In 1999, 74 percent of women in the United States worked. Today, that number has fallen to 69 percent. There are different theories on why that is. Read more »
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