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How Getting Married Affects Health Insurance Tax Credits

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 8:54am

If marriage is on the horizon, it might be wise to set aside some money for the taxman. An increase in family income after the vows can trigger repayment of a health insurance credit.

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For A Resume, Type Font Matters

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:42am

Using Times New Roman on a resume is considered boring, according to a Bloomberg report. Courier suggests you use a typewriter and Zapfino is too flowery. Helvetica is straightforward and works.

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Tyson Foods To Stop Giving Chickens Antibiotics Used By Humans

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:15am

Antibiotic use is falling out of fashion in the poultry industry. Tyson Foods, the biggest poultry producer in the U.S., says it will stop feeding its birds antibiotics used by humans in two years.

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Tyson Foods To Stop Giving Chickens Human-Used Antibiotics

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:15am

Tyson, the country's biggest producer of chicken meat, says within 2 years, it expects to stop giving chickens antibiotics that humans also use. The decision echoes one by McDonald's last month.

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How Tech Firms Are Helping People In The Nepal Earthquake Zone

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 6:17pm

Tech and telecom companies stepped up with much needed services. Facebook and Google offered tools to help those in the region let family and friends know they're OK. Other firms cut calling costs.

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When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 5:47pm

The number of people using these services is growing fast. Find out what happens when a writer rents out his Mini Cooper and an Airbnb tenant learns something terrible has happened to his host.

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Google Experimenting With Patent Marketplace To Combat Trolls

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:50pm

Google will allow patent holders to "tell Google about patents they're willing to sell at a price they set." Tech firms have been targeted by "trolls" who own patents and charge them licensing fees.

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Chipotle Says Adios To GMOs, As Food Industry Strips Away Ingredients

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 4:04pm

Chipotle's move is the latest example of the food industry ditching ingredients, as consumers demand a say in what's in their dinner. Some of these ingredients are more questionable than others.

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The Largest For-Profit College Shutdown In History

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 3:48pm

Students say goodbye to Corinthian Colleges ... but not necessarily to their debt.

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Japan's Prime Minister Abe Aims For A Lot From His High-Profile Visit To U.S.

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 3:35am

Abe will have a summit with President Obama, sign a security agreement, and make an historic address to a joint meeting of Congress during his week-long visit.

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Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors Stay In Their Own Homes

Mon, 04/27/2015 - 3:32am

As people age, cooking can become difficult or even physically impossible. It's one reason people move to assisted living. One company offers a chef to cook healthy, affordable meals at home.

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Detroit Bulks Up With New Classic Muscle Cars

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 6:42am

Muscle cars of the 1960s and 70s, with their oversized engines and racing stripes, hit the skids when oil prices soared. But in Detroit, some are calling now the new golden era of the muscle car.

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Who's Behind The Latest Ethnic Food Trend? Maybe It's A Government

Sun, 04/26/2015 - 6:03am

It's no accident that Peruvian cuisine has become popular in recent years. It's government policy – one that a number of middle-income nations are adopting to flex their muscles on the global stage.

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As Health Apps Hop On The Apple Watch, Privacy Will Be Key

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:41am

The notion of receiving nutrition advice from artificial intelligence on your wrist may seem like science fiction. But health developers are betting this kind of behavior will become the norm.

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Who, Or What, Crashed The Market In A Flash In 2010?

Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:33am

The cause of Wall Street's flash crash has been debated ever since it happened. Officials arrested a lone trader working in his parents' London home, but some question whether he was really to blame.

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At The Heart Of A Watch, Tested By Time

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:22pm

Watchmakers have long thrived by selling timepieces that will be cherished as family heirlooms. But, if pragmatism rendered the pocket watch obsolete, what happens when watches become computers?

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Comcast Drops $45 Billion Bid For Time Warner Cable

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:22pm

Comcast called off its pending merger with Time Warner Cable Friday morning. Regulators were concerned that a combined company would control too much of the market for broadband Internet service.

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Fake Medicines Do Real Damage: Thousands Die, Superbugs Get Stronger

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:03pm

In tests of anti-malarial pills and antibiotics, 9 to 41 percent didn't meet quality standards. And the world does a crummy job chasing criminals who reap $75 billion a year from counterfeit meds.

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2 Years After Garment Factory Collapse, Are Workers Any Safer?

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:59am

At the site of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, families gathered to remember their loved ones and call for better working conditions. Changes have been made but there's a long way to go.

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Comcast Calls Off Merger With Time Warner

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 9:09am

Comcast is abandoning its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable. For more details, Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Yuki Noguchi.

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