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Nailing Down The Appeal Of Pinterest

Pinterest, the hot new social media taste-sharing site, isn't necessarily about how many friends you have. It's about interacting with people you may not know and in the process developing a certain style. But can the site, which has gained millions of users in a short period, sustain its stellar growth?
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Airline Trade Group: The Business Of Flying Is Tough

How tough? The industry earned less than half a penny in profits for every $1 of revenue generated during 2011.
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Dow Does It: Closes Above 13,000

For the first time since the 2008 financial crisis, the Dow Jones Industrial average has closed above the 13,000 mark. It didn't do it by much — about 5 points.
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The Hidden Faces Of Modern-Day Slavery

Slavery continues to exist across the United States in a number of forms. There are brothels, farms, nail salons and factories across the United States where people are working against their will, for no pay. A number of states are working on legislation to address human trafficking.
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When Food Truck Horns Meet Wedding Bells

Food truck owners around the country are finding that catering events like weddings is an increasingly appealing alternative to braving downtown streets at lunchtime.
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Akash Kapur: India Becoming

India has been hailed as a model for the developing world. But its economic boom has led to a widening wealth gap, environmental damage and increase in crime. The price of growth in modern India.

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Coming To A Strip Mall Near You, A Health Insurance Store

Some health insurers are angling to appeal to millions of new insurance shoppers by opening retail stores where people can buy a policy, check on an existing claim, maybe even take a class in healthy cooking or yoga.
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2nd Murdoch Tabloid Focus Of Bribery Scandal

The senior police official investigating wrongdoing by journalists in London says there was a culture of illegal payments at the Sun tabloid to create a network of paid informants across the British government. The Sun is the second tabloid owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp to be the focus of wrongdoing.

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