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Yuki Noguchi

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As Sea Levels Rise, Norfolk Is Sinking And Planning

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Rising waters are threatening the giant naval base in Norfolk, Va., as well as the local businesses. The community is beginning to grapple with the reality, but many owners say they're staying put.

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With Cash And Fat Fryers, Americans Feed Cuba's Growing Free Market

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

With more people traveling between Cuba and the U.S., money and goods are moving, too. The influx has allowed Cuban-Americans to become investors in the island's emerging private sector.

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Sprint Might Finally Get Its Way With Possible T-Mobile Deal

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Reports say that a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is at hand. Sprint has made no secret of its designs on its smaller rival; why are the companies considering a deal now?

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When A Retail Giant Shops For A CEO, A Good Fit Is Hard To Find

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

J.C. Penney, American Eagle and Target are each looking to find a new CEO. As these retail chains continue their search, executive recruiters explain why it's so hard to fill those top jobs.

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Will EPA's New Emission Rules Boost Your Power Bill? It Depends

Monday, June 02, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency wants power plants to cut carbon pollution by 30 percent. Analysts say the impact on consumers will hinge on how individual states move to meet the standards.

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States Consider Bills To Crack Down On Workplace Bullies

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

About a dozen states across the country are taking up laws to give workers legal protections against workplace abuse, though critics say it's impossible to legislate against somebody being a jerk.

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In Rare Concession, Credit Suisse Admits Criminal Wrongdoing

Monday, May 19, 2014

Credit Suisse will plead guilty to criminal charges and pay over $2 billion in fines in connection to allegations of tax evasion. But the CEO and chairman are reportedly expected to keep their jobs.

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Companies Face Backlash Over Foreign Mergers To Avoid U.S. Taxes

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Pfizer, the giant drugmaker, is the latest American company seeking a foreign merger to elude U.S. taxes. Public advocacy groups call such deals unfair and want Congress to crack down.

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When Colleges Ditch Coal Investments, It's Barely A Drop In The Bucket

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Stanford will stop investing in coal companies, but coal is still in demand worldwide and probably will be for many years. As long as that's true, coal companies are likely to find willing buyers.

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Remembering Economist Gary Becker, Who Described 'Marriage Market'

Monday, May 05, 2014

The University of Chicago economist won the Nobel Prize in 1992 for broadening the horizons of economics, using economic analysis to explore social issues. Becker died Saturday at the age of 83.

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Target's Top Executive Steps Down, Brought Low By Data Breach

Monday, May 05, 2014

Target is ousting its CEO, months after a massive data breach and amid some other business issues.

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Discouraging Numbers Hidden By A Positive Jobs Report

Saturday, May 03, 2014

The April jobs report came in much better than expected, though the shrinking labor force leaves some unanswered questions.

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Poland's Tumultuous History Never Straightforward In 'Ida'

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Ida is the story of a young woman on the verge of taking her vows to be a nun when she learns her parents were murdered Jews. Pawel Pawlikowski's new film is unlike the director's other movies.

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Postal Workers Protest At Staples Over Shift In Jobs

Thursday, April 24, 2014

U.S. Postal Service workers picketed in front of Staples stores on Thursday. They were protesting USPS plans to provide mail services inside Staples stores, using nonunion Staples employees.

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Online Sales Taxes Shift Consumer Behavior, Study Shows

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Some states have enacted so-called Amazon taxes, forcing the giant online retailer to collect sales taxes the same way traditional stores do. In those states, Amazon's sales fell about 10 percent.

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When Being Pregnant Also Means Being Out Of A Job

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Thirty-six years after Congress passed the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, employers still have very different interpretations of what they're required to do to accommodate expectant mothers.

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When Divorce Leads To A Happily Ever After For A Small Business

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Most often, when married business owners divorce, both relationships sour. But that's not always the case. Some couples have figured out a way to make their companies succeed even after they've split.

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Sichuan Pepper's Buzz May Reveal Secrets Of The Nervous System

Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Sichuan peppercorn that makes our mouths tingle activates the same neurons as when our foot falls asleep. Scientists are hoping the connection unlocks clues for how to turn those neurons off.

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Can't Ask That? Some Job Interviewers Go To Social Media Instead

Friday, April 11, 2014

In the hiring process, employers aren't allowed to ask certain things, like if you go to church or intend to have children. But is it OK for employers to check social media sites for this information?

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Stop, Thief! When Colleagues Steal From The Office Fridge

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Colleagues steal Greek yogurt and half-eaten oranges, and bosses help themselves to their employees' frozen dinner. Yes, fridge theft is apparently rampant in offices all over the world.

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