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At The Heart Of A Polish Christmas Ad, A Hard Kernel — And Some Happy Tears

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:53am

The sweet little story of an aging man learning the English language features a kid, a puppy — and a hopeful take on a journey made by hundreds of thousands of Poles.

Doctors And Hospitals Tell Patients: Show Us The Money Before Treatment

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 8:01am

As patients' share of medical bills has grown with the rise in deductibles, copays and coinsurance, providers have become laser focused on getting payments up front.

Challenging D.C.'s Tradition Of Unpaid Government Internships

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 2:42am

The White House and other government agencies are not required to follow the Fair Labor Standards Act when it comes to paying interns. Many interns struggle to survive in the nation's capital.

When It Comes To Wealthy Leaders, World Abounds In Cautionary Tales

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 4:24pm

Other countries have elected wealthy businessmen for the same reason Donald Trump won: people think they're so rich, they must be incorruptible. But in many cases, corruption and cronyism followed.

Amazon To Open Convenience Store With No Lines

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 3:59pm

Instead, the company envisions customers at the store picking up whatever they want off the shelves — then simply walking out with it. The items are automatically billed to their Amazon accounts.

Tech Companies Create Shared Database To Track, Remove 'Violent Terrorist Imagery'

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 3:46pm

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube announced they are cooperating to keep track of terrorist recruitment videos and violent images in order to remove them from search results and social media.

Trump Criticizes Boeing Deal To Develop New Air Force One

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 3:39pm

President-elect Donald Trump called for the U.S. government to cancel a deal with Boeing to develop a new Air Force One due to cost concerns.

Trump Sold Stocks In June, Lifting Some But Not All Conflicts Of Interest

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 1:57pm

But stocks represented a tiny fraction of Trump's personal fortune, most of which is tied up in real estate and brand licensing deals.

Supreme Court Upholds Hurricane Katrina Fraud Verdict Against State Farm

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 1:51pm

After the storm hit in 2005, the insurance company ordered claims adjusters to misclassify wind damage as flood damage to shift liability to the U.S. government and spare State Farm's coffers.

In India, Trump's Business Interests Raise Anticipation, And Questions

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 1:45pm

The Trump Organization maintains more real estate interests in India than anywhere outside North America. But property development in India is prone to political entanglement.

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