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Behind Fox News' Baseless Seth Rich Story: The Untold Tale

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 6:23am

A lawsuit alleges the Fox News Channel worked together with a wealthy Trump supporter to concoct a false report about the death of a Democratic National Committee staffer.

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Trump's Tweets Threaten To Destabilize Insurance Markets

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 4:00am

The president says he may cut off payments to insurance companies. These are federal payments that help insurers discount the price of the health plans they sell to people who have lower incomes.

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HBO Says It Was Hacked, Some Programming Stolen

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 5:46pm

Entertainment Weekly reports that the alleged hackers also claim to have "written material" from an upcoming Game of Thrones episode, but haven't proved it. HBO won't confirm what material was stolen.

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Tech Incubator Faces Challenges Of Tackling Sexual Harassment Among Investors

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 5:35pm

Y Combinator, an influential startup incubator, sends its entrepreneurs a form to report sexual harassment. Such reports influence what venture capitalists get invited to its prestigious Demo Day.

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What's Keeping Asian-American Lawyers From Ascending The Legal Ranks?

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 5:00pm

While the number of Asian-Americans lawyers and law students increased greatly in recent decades, there are few Asian-American lawyers in top positions in the legal field.

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Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Google Tracking In-Person Purchases

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 4:57pm

Using search and app data, combined with third-party credit card records, Google can link online ad viewing to purchases at physical stores. User privacy may be at risk, an advocacy group says.

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Israeli Authorities Arrest Antiquities Dealers In Connection With Hobby Lobby Scandal

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 4:04pm

Israel's Antiquities Authority says the dealers, arrested early Sunday morning, were involved in sales of antiquities to Hobby Lobby — including items that U.S. authorities determined were smuggled.

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Sharks, Meet Chefs: Discovery To Buy Scripps, Acquiring Food Network And HGTV

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 11:06am

Discovery Communications, which owns the Discovery Channel, TLC and the Oprah Winfrey Network, will buy Scripps Networks Interactive, which owns a number of lifestyle shows, for nearly $12 billion.

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Familiar-Looking Numbers Are The Latest Twist In Robocalls

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 4:17am

Ailsa Chang looks at a now rampant kind of robocalling — neighbor spoofing. These are automated calls coming from phone numbers that look strangely similar to the recipient's own phone numbers.

A Hospital CEO Watches Washington Struggle Over Health Care

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 4:17am

As a provider of both a health care and insurance, Northwell Health has a huge stake in what health care legislation Congress proposes. CEO Michael Dowling says it's time for Democrats and health care professionals to come to the table.

How Steve Jobs Helped This North Korean Defector 'Think Different'

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 3:56am

When Kim Hak-min got to South Korea, he saw his first-ever smartphone, the iPhone 4. It changed his life trajectory.

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Corporate Bungling And Political Scandal Abound In Jesse Eisinger's New Book

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 9:00am

Why don't crooked corporate CEO's go to jail anymore? Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jesse Eisinger uncovers culture of cowardice, incompetence, and corruption in both government and finance.

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The Call-In: Business And Immigration

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 7:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Michelle Jamrisko of Bloomberg and with a listener named Dan about businesses affected by immigration policy changes.

Jared Kushner Is In The Spotlight. But Is He In the Tradition Of American Nepotism?

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 7:00am

Because of his many roles at the White House, President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner draws controversy. Previous presidents hired family members too, but those staffers had political experience.

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Farm-To-Table May Feel Virtuous, But It's Food Labor That's Ripe For Change

Sun, 07/30/2017 - 6:18am

Even the most wholesome ingredients are produced through cheap labor, often by people who are themselves poor and hungry. It's time the food world talks about that, says an award-winning chef.

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First Customers Get Tesla Model 3 Electric Cars

Sat, 07/29/2017 - 9:39am

The vehicles are comparatively affordable at $35,000. Tesla says it can't build them fast enough to meet the demand.

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