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For Sale: One Used Internet Company Called Yahoo

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 9:00am

Potential buyers are due to submit bids for Yahoo's core Internet business on Monday. Yahoo may be the number three search engine, but it's struggled to attract investors and keep up with competitors.

How Do We Ensure Big Banks Aren't 'Too Big To Fail?'

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 7:00am

In this week's installment of Hanging On, Weekend Edition's series about issues facing the middle class, we ask why some of the country's biggest banks are still "too big to fail."

How Do We Ensure Big Banks Are 'Too Big To Fail?'

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 7:00am

In this week's installment of Hanging On, Weekend Edition's series about issues facing the middle class, we ask why some of the country's biggest banks are still "too big to fail."

After Factory Plant Closures, Job Loss, A Small NY Town Struggles To Bounce Back

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 7:00am

Small towns like Massena, N.Y., have been devastated by recent plant closures, and presidential candidates are blaming free trade agreements. Former factory workers admit they had a part to play too.

For Couples Skipping The Ring, It Pays To Plot Out Finances

Sun, 04/17/2016 - 5:23am

As couples live together in greater numbers, old rules about how to divide finances and plan for the future don't quite fit the modern family. Experts offer financial tips for unmarried couples.

Texas Power Players Sit Out Political Opposition To Clean Power Plan

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 7:38am

Texas is one of 24 states driving the lawsuit against Obama's climate change initiative. But some of the state's energy companies transitioning toward cleaner sources support the new regulations.

Apple-FBI: The Theories And Mysteries Of The San Bernardino iPhone

Sat, 04/16/2016 - 7:00am

It's looking increasingly unlikely that the FBI will tell Apple how it got inside the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. Speculation continues to surround the technique and its results.

Obama Urges Opening Cable TV Boxes To Competition

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 3:46pm

The FCC says it costs subscribers an average of $231 a year to rent the boxes that enable them to watch cable TV. The president supports making it easier for viewers to buy the boxes instead.

AMC Backtracks On Experiment To Allow Texting In Theaters After Outcry

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 3:34pm

AMC said on Thursday it was considering allowing texting in some of its movie theaters. The outrage was immediate and loud, and on Friday, the company announced that it had reconsidered.

NBA Jerseys Can Bear Advertising Logos, League Says

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 11:10am

Starting in 2017, NBA players will see two new logos on their jerseys: one from Nike, and another from corporate sponsors that make deals with each team.

Should Movie Theaters Allow Texting?

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 6:17am

It's true millennials are going to see movies less often than their parents. The CEO of AMC Entertainment says he is considering allowing texting during some movie showings at AMC Theaters.

Obama Administration Issues New Rules For Offshore Drilling

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 6:17am

The rules, designed to make drilling safer and reduce the risk of a blowout, come six years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The oil industry says some of the requirements are too costly.

Coffee Workers' Concerns Brew Over Chemical's Link To Lung Disease

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 4:15am

A chemical called diacetyl, which is released as a natural byproduct of the coffee roasting process, has been linked to lung disease. A CDC group advises coffee plants to take precautions.

Coffee Workers' Concerns Brew Over Chemical's Link To Lung Disease

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 4:15am

A chemical known to cause lung disease with microwave popcorn workers is raising alarms with coffee roasters. A CDC group says the chemical diacetyl can be hard on the lungs.

With The Economy Crashing, Brazilians Turn On A Once-Popular President

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 4:11am

Dilma Rousseff was elected twice as the country's economy soared. But a bruising recession is now seen as the leading reason many Brazilians have turned against her.

This Bakery Offers A Second Chance For Women After Prison

Fri, 04/15/2016 - 3:25am

Together We Bake is a bakery in Alexandria, Va. that supplies granola, cookies and kale chips to local eateries. It's also a job-training program for women — many of whom have criminal records.

'Farm To Fable'? Tampa Probe Finds Many Restaurants Lie About Sourcing

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 4:11pm

Food critic Laura Reiley of the Tampa Bay Times spent two months investigating where her local eateries were really getting their ingredients. Many of their "farm-to-table" claims proved bogus.

Clash Of The Screens: Should Movie Theaters Allow Texting? AMC Says Maybe

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 3:39pm

The CEO of AMC Entertainment says he's considering allowing texting during some movie showings at AMC Theaters. A good thing? Our pop culture blogger and movie critic weigh in.

Microsoft Sues U.S. Over Gag Orders On Government Surveillance

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 3:31pm

Microsoft is suing the Justice Department over gag orders that bar the company from informing customers when the government seeks information about them. Microsoft says the secrecy orders violate its free speech rights and customer legal protections against unreasonable searches.

Injured Employee Featured In Workers' Comp Investigation Settles Her Case

Thu, 04/14/2016 - 3:18pm

When Rachel Jenkins was denied benefits for an on-the-job injury, her case was cited as a failure of a controversial alternative to state workers' compensation. Now, she and her employer have settled.

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