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After Foie Gras Ban Lifted In California, Some Chefs Face Threats

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 7:34pm

A ban on foie gras that went into effect in 2012 was overturned last week. Now some chefs offering the dish have received enough threats to get law enforcement involved.

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Dollar's Rise Is Good News For The U.S., For Now

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 5:31pm

The dollar's value keeps climbing. That's a sign of a healthy economy, especially compared to some of America's biggest trading partners — but it also has the potential to slow U.S. economic growth.

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Falling Oil Prices Have North Dakota Migrants Rethinking The Boom

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:59pm

Falling oil prices are leading to a slow down in drilling. And that means workers are rethinking the long commutes they've been making for once-steady, good-paying jobs.

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Finding, Selling Flaws In Apple's Code Can Be Lucrative Work

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:51pm

Every time there is a big new release of some Apple software or operating system, hackers get to work — finding a flaw in Apple's computer code can be very lucrative.

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New EPA Guidelines Limit Methane Release From Drilling

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:16pm

The rules are mostly voluntary, which disappoints environmental groups, but they should ratchet down the amount of leaked methane from new or modified oil and gas operations, which contributes to climate change.

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Amazon Gains Ground With Online-Only Shows

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 3:16pm

With the announcement this week that Woody Allen will write and direct a new television series for Amazon, the online retailer is now poised to be a major force in television.

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Obama Pushes FCC To Expand Broadband Access

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 1:16pm

The president is asking the agency to address state laws that could inhibit competition for high-speed Internet service. The move could draw opposition from major cable and Internet companies.

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