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Morgan Stanley Will Pay $3.2 Billion For Contributing To Mortgage Crisis

The investment bank, agreeing that it misrepresented the risk and value of mortgage-backed securities, reached the settlement deal with state and federal authorities.
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Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.
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Global Markets Are Tanking. Why, And What's To Come?

David Greene talks with David Wessel of the Wall Street Journal and the Brookings Institution about the causes and effects of the ongoing slide in global markets.
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Zombie Apocalypse Clause Written Into Amazon Agreement

Terms and Conditions in free software says certain provisions can be ignored in the case of a widespread viral infection that causes human corpses to reanimate and seem to consume living human flesh.
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Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?

Facebook's free Internet service was banned in India on the basis of net neutrality this week. Internet providers, regulators say, should not be allowed "to shape the users' Internet experience."
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Once Pakistan's Pride, Its Embattled National Airline Fights To Survive

Decades ago, Pakistan International Airlines was a trendy airline whose flight attendants wore Pierre Cardin uniforms. These days the national carrier is $3 billion in debt and fighting privatization.
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Like Millennials, More Older Americans Steering Away From Driving

Americans of all ages are tossing away the keys and giving up their driver's licenses, a new study shows. Cars are being replaced by bikes, public transit and ride-hailing services.
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Fed Chair Janet Yellen Warns Of Growing Risks To U.S. Economy

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made clear in congressional testimony Wednesday she sees an economy that faces increased risk. Her assessment was sufficiently downbeat to practically remove the possibility of another interest rate hike at the Fed's next monetary policy meeting in March.
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The Shocking Truth About America's Ethanol Law: It Doesn't Matter (For Now)

Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
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Does "Made in DC" Matter?

D.C.'s first bean-to-bar chocolate maker, Undone Chocolate, got its start in local food incubator space Union Kitchen, part of a wave of interest in locally made products which includes a push for a "Made in DC" logo.

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