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Suicide Rate In U.S. And Europe Climbed During Great Recession

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 7:45pm

Scientists can't prove a causal link, but the disturbing correlation in the data deserves a closer look, researchers say. Some countries seemed more resilient than others.

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Emirates Nixes Order For 70 Airbus A350s

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 5:07pm

The Dubai-based airline says the contract for the new planes, which was worth $16 billion, had "lapsed," but did not elaborate.

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Across Europe, Anti-Uber Protests Clog City Streets

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 1:27pm

Cabbies from London to Berlin are protesting the smartphone-based, on-demand car service Uber. They say Uber should be subject to the same rules as taxis; many fear they'll be driven out of business.

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Bill To Allow Refinancing Of Student Loans Dies In Senate

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 12:10pm

The bill was shot down days after President Obama urged Congress to help ease the burden of student loan debt. It would have required a higher tax on the wealthy.

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The Difficulty And Drama Of Building A Top Black Magazine

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 11:24am

Essence might be the longest-running magazine for black women, but the authors of a new book, The Man From Essence, admit that it was a long road to build the brand.

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Could Detroit's Automakers Save Its Art Treasures?

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 11:24am

Chrysler, General Motors and Ford offered up a multi-million dollar deal to help the bankrupt city of Detroit. But are there any strings attached to the cash and will it be enough to save the city?

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Community Sourced Capital Connects Businesses With Local Funds

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:25am

Americans are increasingly looking outside the banking system for loans and alternative ways to raise money. There's another lending model — one that capitalizes on communities.

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Emirates Airlines Cancels Major Airbus Order

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:25am

The airline dropped plans to buy 70 Airbus A350 wide-body jets — a deal worth close to $22 billion. An Emirates spokesman said the airline is "reviewing our fleet requirements."

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Clevelanders Discuss Replacing Sin Tax With Win Tax

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:25am

Voters in the Cleveland area renewed a tax on alcohol and cigarettes to fund upgrades to professional sports stadiums. A new proposal would require teams to compete for that money by playing better.

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College For Free: Tulsa's Radical Idea

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:37am

The city is investing big in its kids, and other cities and states are taking notes.

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Cars Shed Pounds In Race To Meet Fuel-Efficiency Goals

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:25pm

Hybrids represent only a small fraction of overall car sales. So automakers are trying to boost fuel savings by making vehicles lighter using some unexpected materials.

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Court OKs Universities' Quest To Turn To More Digital Copies Of Books

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 4:17pm

An appeals court has ruled against a group of authors, deciding in favor of a consortium of universities in a case that hinged on copyright law and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Brewers Have Been All Bottled Up, But Now They're Canning It

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:15pm

Cans are making a comeback in the beer world. They're cheaper and lighter, and have an old-school cachet. But those ubiquitous bottles aren't going away anytime soon, say brewers.

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A Radical Way To Make Banking Safer: Get Rid Of Banks Entirely

Tue, 06/10/2014 - 3:13pm

Banks lend our money out, and that money can be lost if the bank collapses. One radical solution to this problem is to get rid of the banks. Peer-to-peer lending outfits offer a preview of what a world might look like without banks. The lending outfits match potential borrowers and lenders, cutting banks out of the process entirely.

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