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Investing in Women

Studies show that companies with more women at the top perform better financially. To prove the point, the leader of a professional women's network is creating an index fund that invests in the top 400 companies with women in senior leadership. We look at women in business and the growing trend toward aligning financial goals and social values.

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For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich from the famous Primanti Bros. of Pittsburgh.
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Close Iowa Senate Race Could Come Down To How Women Vote

Joni Ernst, who's an officer in the Iowa Army National Guard, presents herself as a mother, soldier, leader. But many women aren't responding to that.
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Tunisia's Emerging Tech Sector Hampered By Old Policies

When Tunisia's young people protested in 2011, they had one key demand: jobs. Now, despite new political leadership, that demand remains unmet — even in tech, the sector that offers the most promise.

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