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Shareholders Push Exxon To Disclose Business Impact Of Fighting Climate Change

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 2:31pm

In a victory for environmental activists, investors have passed a non-binding proposal calling for Exxon Mobil to publicly examine how efforts to cut greenhouse gases would affect its bottom line.

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Chinese Activists Detained After Investigating Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 12:32pm

Two Chinese labor activists are missing, presumed to be detained by police. Another has been arrested. They were working undercover to document alleged labor abuses.

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Total Failure: The World's Worst Video Game

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 11:30am

In the late summer of 1982, one man worked around the clock to program the video game version of Steven Spielberg's E.T. in just five weeks. The result wasn't pretty.

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Seeds Of Change: Mini Gardens Help Drive The Growth Of Food At Home

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 10:59am

Container kits, designed for urban living and planted with recipes already in mind, are appealing to people who are interested in home cooking, food-sourcing and the environment.

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The Internet's First Amendment: The New Fight For Net Neutrality

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 9:06am

The head of the Federal Communications Commission plans to change the rules on Net Neutrality. But consumer advocates say the move would largely leave the industry to police itself. How do we keep the internet open, free AND competitive?

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Medicare Advantage Insurers Settle Whistleblower Suit For $32 Million

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 8:52am

A former medical director at two Florida insurance companies alleged the companies inflated fees by making patients appear sicker than they were or exaggerating the treatment that was provided.

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New Rules May Make Online Health Insurance Sales Simpler

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 4:00am

A rules change lets insurers and brokers sell health coverage on the federal exchange directly. That should be easier, but also raises questions about whether customers get unbiased information.

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