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Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Top-Load Washing Machines

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:49pm

Samsung has received more than 700 reports of washing machines that vibrated abnormally. In some cases, the lids of the machines blew off. Front-load washers are not affected by the recall.

Jury Finds 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Liable For Damages Over Rape Allegation Story

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 1:19pm

A former associate dean at the University of Virginia sued over her portrayal in a 2014 Rolling Stone article about an alleged gang rape at a fraternity party. The article was retracted.

Ride-Sharing Apps: New Economy, Same Invisible Discrimination

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:31am

A study shows how discrimination in housing and transportation has replicated itself in the new "sharing economy" apps like Uber. And as with the old economy, bias is sometimes hard to see up close.

U.S. Wages Rising At The Fastest Pace In Years Amid Solid Hiring

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 11:07am

The Labor Department's latest jobs report shows that average hourly earnings have risen by 2.8 percent since last year, outpacing inflation. Economists say that will boost consumer spending.

Chinese Mogul Buys Dick Clark Productions, His Latest U.S. Purchase

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 8:46am

Wang Jianlin, one of China's richest men, has been pursuing U.S. entertainment properties in recent years. Will he succeed where other foreign investors have struggled in the past.

U.S. Added 161,000 New Jobs In October; Wages Rise By 10 Cents

Fri, 11/04/2016 - 7:39am

The unemployment rate was little changed, ticking back down to 4.9 percent. Hourly earnings rose 10 cents over last month — in total, wages are up 2.8 percent year over year.




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