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Amendment Would Allow Congress To Set Political Spending Limits

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 4:11am

Many liberal critics of the Supreme Court's campaign finance rulings say a constitutional amendment is needed to limit money's influence in politics. The Senate held a hearing on one proposal.

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Into The Virtual Reality Lab With Pioneering Researchers

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:37am

Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR has raised hopes for a decades-old technology. Some researchers believe virtual reality has the potential to transform everything from medicine to teaching.

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As Banks Open In Schools, A Chance For Students To Learn To Save

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:36am

The closest many kids once got to banking was handling colorful Monopoly money. Today, students across the country can go to — and work at — student-run bank branches inside their schools.

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Minimum Wage Hikes Popular But May Not Spread Everywhere

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 1:58pm

Seattle minimum wage workers will see a gradual raise to $15 an hour — the highest in the nation. That won't end the argument about whether increases help or hurt employment.

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Could A 6-Cent Tax Sour Us On Soda And Sugary Drinks?

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 12:23pm

A new study argues that taxing sodas and sugary drinks by the calorie would spur consumers to cut back. A 6-cent tax per 12-ounce can would lead to 5,800 fewer calories consumed per year, it found.

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Into The Virtual Reality Lab With Pioneering Researchers

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:17am

Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR has raised hopes for a decades-old technology. Some researchers believe virtual reality has the potential to transform everything from medicine to teaching.

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Layoff 101: Don't Blame Yourself

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:06am

Being laid off can affect your finances as well as your health. Professor Sandra Sucher of the Harvard Business School explains how to survive, and even thrive, after a layoff.

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John Oliver Helps Rally 45,000 Net Neutrality Comments To FCC

Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:56am

The comedian used 13 minutes of his Sunday program to convince viewers to reach out to the Federal Communications Commission about open Internet rules. They responded and crashed the FCC servers.

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