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Government Says Bosses Can't Force Workers To Get Health Tests

When is a voluntary program no longer voluntary? That's the question about corporate wellness programs, which give employees hefty financial incentives to undergo health screenings.
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Colorado's Pot Industry Looks To Move Past Stereotypes

In the year since Colorado made recreational marijuana legal, pot has become a billion-dollar business in the state. And some growers are on a serious mission to make it legitimate and mainstream.
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Obamacare 'Glitch' Puts Subsidies Out Of Reach For Many Families

The health care law gives subsidies to those whose employers' insurance isn't affordable, but that's based on the cost of worker-only coverage. Adding family to a plan can send prices out of reach.
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North Korean Government Thought To Be Behind Sony Pictures Hack

The company's email and corporate networks were disabled, and five Sony films were leaked online. North Korean officials said "wait and see" when asked if they were behind the cyberattack.
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Low Oil Prices Accelerate Trouble For Venezuela

The drop in the price of oil might be having a positive effect on the disposable income of Americans, but for people who live in countries whose economies are dependent on the high price of oil it's a different story. Audie Cornish talks to Daniel Yergin, author of The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World
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Sony Pictures Hack Not The Company's First Time With Security Problems

Melissa Block talks to Los Angeles Times reporter Ryan Faughnder about a recent hack at Sony Pictures.
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Girl Scout Cookies Will Soon Be Just A Click Away

The organization has announced a program called Digital Cookies that allows Girl Scouts to sell Thin Mints, Do-si-dos, Samoas and other cookies through personalized websites or a mobile app.
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Amazon Unleashes Robot Army To Send Your Holiday Packages Faster

In its endless quest to get goods to customers fast, Amazon has hired squads of speedy robots. In warehouses where human "pickers" walked miles a day, machines now zip shelves of goods back and forth.
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Charities Kick Off Holiday Season With Giving Tuesday

We preview Giving Tuesday, the annual online campaign to raise money for charities, and examine the overall outlook for charitable giving this year.
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German Government May Say 'Nein' To After Work Emails

In a country that strives to protect work-life balance, there are calls to ban employers from sending work email after business hours. Some big companies are already doing that.

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