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Target Data Breach Exposes 40M Customers

On Thursday, retail giant Target acknowledged a massive data breach that exposed as many as 40 million customers to credit card fraud. Target says it has heard "very few" reports of fraud, which is being described as the second largest credit card breach in U.S. history. But reporter Brian Krebs-- who first broke the story-- says that batches of credit card and banking accounts have been flooding underground black markets in recent weeks.

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Why Does Every New Restaurant Look Like A Factory?

The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors, and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, "Seriously, why?"
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Why Does Every New Restaurant Look Like A Factory?

The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors, and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, "Seriously, why?"
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Why Local Nonprofits Haven't Fixed Poverty

As long as there has been poverty, there have been people trying to end it. We explore the obstacles and inefficiencies local nonprofits run into when trying to solve society's stubborn problem.

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Can We Trust Our Cars?

There were more airbag recalls this week, and VW has agreed to pay nearly fifteen billion in its emissions cheating scandal. Meanwhile, cars with driverless technology are becoming available, but whether they will make us safer is up for debate. A look at auto safety and consumer trust.

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