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Toyota Pulls Over 6 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:07pm

Toyota is recalling 6.4 million vehicles due to defects. The recall comes at a time of heightened scrutiny of automakers, only weeks after Toyota agreed to a $1.2 billion settlement with the U.S. government for misleading consumers.

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Pop Stars Are Sippin' On Patron, And Teens Are Bingeing

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:52pm

If you know Ciroc and Patron, you may well be listening to a lot of songs that name-check brand-name alcohol. And if you're a teenager, you may be binge drinking a lot more, researchers say.

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In Turnaround, More Moms Are Staying Home, Study Says

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:41pm

The number of "stay at home" moms in the U.S. has been on the decline for decades. But a newly released Pew Research Center survey shows a 6 percent increase from 1999 to 2012.

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Will Disclosing Employee Information Make Wages More Equal?

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:44am

This week, President Obama signed executive orders aimed at narrowing the gender wage gap, but some critics say they don't actually address the issue.

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After GM, Now Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:01am

The recall involves some of the Japanese automaker's top-selling vehicles, including some model years for the Camry sedan, RAV4 SUV, Corolla, Yaris and Matrix.

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Sixth Grade Investors Outdo College Investment Clubs

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

Math classes at Oak Grove Lutheran School in Fargo, N.D., made a number of investments. One of the classes beat out investment clubs at universities including Cornell, Columbia and NYU.

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Tax Preparers Often Get Returns Wrong

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

Tax Day is less than a week away. The Government Accountability Office examined the work of 19 paid tax preparers – 17 got things wrong.

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Why Men Outnumber Women Attending Business Schools

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

New research explores gender disparities in business school enrollment by the different ways men and women appear to process ethical compromise.

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Encryption Flaw Puts Internet Security At Risk

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

If you bank online or sign into work remotely using a virtual private network, your data may not be safe. A flaw in the encryption program OpenSSL could expose much of the encrypted traffic.

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Kosher Food Producer Manischewitz Sold To Bain Capital

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 3:54am

Manischewitz has been bought by a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital for an undisclosed amount. The new owner wants the 126-year-old brand move beyond its niche on the kosher shelves.

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