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Florida Gov. Scott Tries To Attract Businesses To The Sunshine State

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:08am

Gov. Rick Scott heads to California next week for a second trade mission to try to encourage businesses there to relocate. Other states he's visited: New York, Connecticut, Kentucky and Pennsylvania.

How A Cheating Man Gave Rise To Nashville's Hot Chicken Craze

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 3:30am

The story goes that a woman decided to punish her cheating partner by heaping hot pepper on his chicken. It ended up tasting really good, and now the popularity of Nashville Hot Chicken is spreading.

Chinese Investors Left Reeling After Wealth Management Firm's Collapse

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 3:29am

The $5 billion Shanghai company was the third financial firm to collapse in China since December. "Every time I take a bite of food," says an investor who lost everything, "I feel I am wasting money."

Terrorism Fears And Travel Bans Shake Tourism In Turkey

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 3:26am

In Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, a merchant calls it the worst tourist season in nearly four decades. Terrorism fears and a travel ban by Russia, an important source of tourists, are keeping visitors away.

FBI Explains Why It Won't Disclose How It Unlocked iPhone

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:44pm

The agency says it doesn't have the rights to the technical details of the unlocking method, and so it can't submit it to a special review that would have determined if Apple should be informed.

Las Vegas Columnist Quits After Ban On Writing About Adelson

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 2:33pm

Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John L. Smith resigned after being told he could no longer write about two of the state's biggest players, including his paper's new owner, Sheldon Adelson.

Want To Remodel? Buy A Car? You Still Have Time To Get A Cheap Loan

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 2:28pm

Fed policymakers are seeing more risks that could derail the U.S. economy. For example, China's growth is slow and our energy sector is weak. So the Fed chose Wednesday to keep interest rates low.

How To Not Run Out Of Money In Retirement

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:58am

You've saved up enough to quit working. Congrats! But here's a new puzzle: figuring out how to enjoy retirement without blowing your savings too soon, when you don't know if you'll live 5 or 25 years.

How To Not Run Out Of Money In Retirement

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:57am

You've saved up enough to quit working. Congrats! But here's a new puzzle: figuring out how to enjoy retirement without blowing your savings too soon, when you don't know if you'll live 5 years or 25.

Apple Reports First Revenue Decline Since 2003

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:14am

As expected, Apple on Tuesday announced its first quarterly decline in revenue in 13 years, driven by falling iPhone sales. The company's quarterly profit dropped 22.5 percent.

New Mexico's Ski Lift Pitch Matches Entrepreneurs With Investors

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:14am

The elevator pitch is one way to quickly promote your business. In New Mexico, where elevations reach 13,000 feet, they have a different method: the ski lift pitch competition.

Intel Layoffs Are 'Significant' In Oregon, The State's Largest Private Employer

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:14am

Intel is reducing its workforce by 12,000 people as it pivots away from chips for personal computers and toward other business lines. There will be cuts in California, Arizona and Washington too.

A Tiny Nevada Town Hits The Market For $8 Million — Casino Included

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:12am

Nancy Kidwell pioneered Cal-Nev-Ari 51 years ago. She built around an abandoned airstrip and opened a casino. Now at 78, she's ready to hand over the keys while her town of 350 awaits a new owner.

Planning For Your Retirement: Understanding Annuities

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:01am

An annuity can be a smart retirement investment for many people, providing a steady income for the rest of your life. But they can be overpriced, opaque and hard to understand. Here's the 411.

Amazon Extends Same-Day Delivery To Previously Excluded Boston Area

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 5:34pm

Mayor Marty Walsh was among those who called out the online retailer for not offering the service in a centrally located, predominantly black community.

Beyond Streaming: How Will Future Fans Discover Prince's Music?

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 5:12pm

Whoever ends up running his estate will face some tough decisions about how to handle his musical legacy. What happens to the music in his vault? Will future concertgoers see him as a hologram?

Dip In iPhone Sales Results In Apple's First Revenue Decline In 13 Years

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 4:57pm

The company's quarterly profit dropped 22.5 percent as revenue slipped for the first time since 2003.

When Personalization Leads To Discrimination On AirBnB

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:28pm

In the sharing economy, the goal to personalize the exchange can have some unintended consequences. The Hidden Brain podcast explores how discrimination plays out on AirBnB.

'Saturday Night Live' Announces Plan To Cut Ads In Favor Of Branded Content

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 3:28pm

Saturday Night Live and NBC announced they will cut nearly 30 percent of ads and replace them with branded content. The network says it hopes this change will result in more sustained live viewership.

VIDEO: Chocolate Bars With A Political Bite

Tue, 04/26/2016 - 1:35pm

It's often said that Washington, D.C., is a town obsessed with politics. Apparently, that obsession extends to its chocolatiers. We visit a factory making politically inspired chocolate bars.

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