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'Farm To Air'? Why JetBlue Is Farming At A New York Airport

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:28am

JetBlue is growing produce right outside its terminal at JFK International. It's the first airline to build an urban farm at a U.S. airport. But will passengers ever get to harvest or eat the food?

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'Twitter's Dying' Puts Spotlight On The Line Between Abuse And Voice

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 10:11am

An online essay has many agreeing that abuse and incivility undermine the social Web. But as with many cases of online speech, one man's bickering and snark are another man's freedom and dialogue.

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Would You Let A Robot Manage Your Retirement Savings?

Tue, 10/20/2015 - 4:00am

Roboadvisers are online financial managers that are guided by an algorithm, not a broker. Increasingly, millennials are shunning the human touch in favor of these low-cost alternatives.

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Monkeys Pick Coconuts In Thailand. Are They Abused Or Just Working Animals?

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 5:58pm

Animal advocates were outraged after discovering videos of leashed monkeys working as coconut pickers. But monkey trainers and scientists say it's common practice, and doesn't count as abuse.

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Wal-Mart Executives Unlikely To Be Charged Over Alleged Bribes In Mexico, Report Says

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 5:48pm

The Wall Street Journal quotes sources who say the Justice Department hasn't found evidence to merit criminal charges. A New York Times story had linked Wal-Mart to $24 million in bribes to officials.

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Wal-Mart Executives Unlikely To Be Charged Over Alleged Bribes In Mexico, Report Says

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 5:48pm

The Wall Street Journal quotes sources who say the Justice Department hasn't found evidence to merit criminal charges. A New York Times story had linked Wal-Mart to $24 million in bribes to officials.

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With Abandoned Gas Wells, States Are Left With The Cleanup Bill

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 4:45pm

The bust of the coal-bed methane industry has left Wyoming responsible for the exorbitant cost of plugging thousands of wells. The price tag for dealing with deep oil and gas wells may be even higher.

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War Of Words Escalates Between Amazon And The New York Times

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 12:58pm

In a blog post published Monday morning, the Seattle-based retailer says the Times' story about its tough workplace culture fails "Journalism 101."

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'Washington Post' Managing Editor Kevin Merida To Step Down

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 10:50am

After 22 years, Merida will leave for a job at ESPN as senior vice president and editor in chief of The Undefeated, a digital site that will explore the intersection of sports, race and culture.

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Oprah Buys 10 Percent Share In Weight Watchers, Will Join Its Board

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 9:47am

Winfrey will also lend endorsements and share her own weight watching journey as the company tries to shift its focus to meet changing dieting habits.

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In Maine, Three Generations Work The System To Save For College

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 4:14am

In Maine, where every newborn gets an automatic $500 grant towards a college education, one family had taken full advantage of the state's generous college savings initiatives.

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Is Wall Street Eating Your 401(k) Nest Egg?

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 3:24am

High fees are eroding the retirement savings of millions of Americans, but employers who shop around can find better options for their 401(k) plans. A small Minnesota firm offers a dramatic example.

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Opinion: Finding A Good Financial Adviser Without Paying Too Much

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 2:33am

Finding a good financial adviser can be tricky. Their investing strategy, fees and how they charge them come into play. Wharton economics professor Kent Smetters offers tips on selecting an adviser.

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