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Universities Target MBA Programs Toward Professional Athletes

Pro football players can earn tens of millions of dollars in a career. Some schools are now catering to current and former athletes to show them how best to manage their money after they stop playing.
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White House Pushes For Fast-Track Trade Authority

On Tuesday, a Senate panel will hear debate on whether to give the president fast-track authority to negotiate a sweeping trade deal. The trade push has scrambled the usual political alignments.
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Norway Becoming First Country To Eliminate FM Radio

The switch from analog to digital radio offers more channels at a fraction of the cost, the government says.
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At 50 Years Old, The Challenge To Keep Up With Moore's Law

Gordon Moore's observation on the exponential improvement in hardware has pushed computers to be faster, smaller and cheaper. But there may be a point where tech advancements outpace the theory.
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BP Oil Spill Anniversary Highlights Changes In Industry Safety Standards

Offshore oil industry safety standards have been scrutinized since the BP spill five years ago. It happened when an oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, causing over 3 billion barrels to gush out.
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Appetite For Gulf Seafood Is Back, But The Crabs And Oysters Aren't

Five years after the BP oil spill, the public has stopped asking whether seafood from the Gulf is safe to eat. But now there's a supply issue, and fishermen worry about the future of their industry.
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Japan, U.S. 'Close' To Major Deal

A 12-country trade agreement hinges on negotiations between Japan and the United States.
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BuzzFeed Deleted Stories After Complaints From Advertisers

In a memo to staff, editor in chief Ben Smith acknowledged that the site had deleted more than 1,000 posts — three of them after complaints from advertisers. Gawker first reported on the deletions.
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O'Malley: America's Economy Needs 'Sensible Rebalancing,' Not 'Pitchforks'

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who will decide on a presidential run soon, is for a higher minimum wage and wants to increase Social Security benefits even though some would pay higher taxes.
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So Long 'Cinderella,' Website Helps Chinese Find Better English Names

Billboard. Mo Money. Lady Gaga. Cinderella. Those are just a few of the unusual names young Chinese have adopted over the years. An American entrepreneur hopes to suggest more appropriate ones.

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