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Obama's Approval Rating Dragged Down By Economic Disconnect

President Obama gets low marks for his handling of the economy — and that creates an opening for Republicans heading into next month's midterm elections.
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Bedbugs, Lava And Bowling Balls: Inside My Homeowners Insurance Policy

What the fine print in my policy says about how insurance works.
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To Reverse Driver Shortage, Trucking Industry Steers Women To Jobs

The American Trucking Associations says the industry is short some 30,000 truckers. As the economy rebounds and shipping picks up, trucking companies are looking for new ways to bolster their numbers.
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Business And Journalism Collide At ESPN

ESPN is the NFL's biggest business partner, but it's also a news source for objective coverage of the league. Among its reporters is Don Van Natta, formerly of The New York Times.
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Netflix's Adam Sandler Movies Could Be Big Wins Or Silent Flops

Netflix has announced a deal to make four movies with comedian Adam Sandler exclusively for its streaming video service. It will also stream an upcoming movie while it's still showing in theaters.
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Tech Firms Chip Away At Credit Cards' Share Of Transactions

Companies including PayPal and Apple are competing to convince merchants and consumers to use their swipe-and-go mobile payment systems. Credit card breaches may speed up the use of digital wallets.
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Obamacare's First Year: How'd It Go?

It has been a year since Obamacare launched with a difficult start. Now, supporters are confident about the program's future. But critics say it's too early to gauge its success.
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Facebook Apologizes For Name Policy That Affected LGBT Community

The social networking site will not change its requirement for people to use "real" names on their profiles, but it will adjust how alleged violations are reported and enforced.
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How A Law From The Civil War Fights Modern-Day Fraud

A Civil War-era law that encourages whistleblowers to turn in their employers has been successful at exposing corporate fraud.
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Sen. Warren: We Need Regulators Who 'Work For The American People'

Elizabeth Warren tells NPR that newly released recordings of conversations by Federal Reserve officials show that the same kind of cozy relationships that led to the 2008 meltdown have continued.

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