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5 Things To Know About President Obama's Budget

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:25am

This is Obama's last chance to give Congress his full policy wish list in budget form.

Record $300 Million Net Loss For McDonald's In Japan As Sales Drop

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 8:44am

Hit by several scandals over food safety controls, McDonald's business in Japan has reported its worst annual results since it went public 15 years ago.

Farm Contractors Balk At Obamacare Requirements

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 6:22am

The federal health law is putting farmers in a tough spot. Many contractors supplying workers have to offer health coverage. Insurance is costly and contractors worry about immigration fallout.

9th Annual Crunchies Honors Silicon Valley Movers And Shakers

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 4:09am

The San Francisco War Memorial Opera House was bursting with tech founders and investors Monday for the Crunchies. Among those honored, the best CEO and best startup funder.

Farm Contractors Balk At Affordable Care Requirements

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 4:09am

Many in the agriculture industry in California are worried about an Obamacare requirement that employers offer workers health insurance in companies of 50 or more people.

Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:08pm

For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.

Chipotle Closes Restaurants To Hold Meetings On Food Safety

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 3:39pm

Chipotle held food safety meetings on Monday in all its restaurants. Stores won't be open for lunch but will be later in the afternoon. Managers will review new protocols designed to prevent the outbreak of food-borne illnesses. More than 500 people got sick last year after eating at a Chipotle.

Consumer Confidence Slides In China, With Effects Beyond Its Borders

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 3:39pm

As China's stock market falls and economic growth slows, Chinese consumers are putting off purchases and trying to get their money overseas.

Sorry, Sushi Burrito: Japanese Program Certifies Authentic Cuisine

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 12:50pm

In a world of Big Mac sushi and Cajun rolls, Japan is launching a new program to certify the 89,000 Japanese restaurants outside the country that uphold traditional washoku cuisine values.

The Best And The Worst Of Super Bowl Ads

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:27am

There was little excitement in this year's crop of Super Bowl ads. Many of the best had already been seen on social media; the others were underwhelming.

Why The U.S. Still Has No Viable Alternatives To Russian Rocket Boosters

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 4:13am

When it comes to launching top-secret military satellites, the Pentagon relies almost entirely on rocket engines made in Russia. The U.S. has been using Russian rocket boosters for the past 2 decades.

How To Get Dads To Take Parental Leave? Seeing Other Dads Do It

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 3:41am

Social scientists see long-term benefits to new dads spending a few months caring for a baby. But these studies won't nudge fathers to take leave if they still see a work culture that frowns on it.

Boeing Can Sell Planes To Iran, But Does Iran Want Them?

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 4:07pm

The lifting of sanctions allows Boeing to sell planes to Iran. But Iran, which still flies Boeing planes bought before the 1979 revolution, just announced a major deal with Airbus.

How Do You Spot A Nonconformist? You Can Start With Their Internet Browser

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 6:50am

According to Adam Grant, a person's preferred browser is one way to tell whether they accept or reject the defaults in their life. His new book is called Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World.

Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not Alone

Sun, 02/07/2016 - 5:18am

Here are the tips, tools and calculators that can help make sense of all that debt.

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