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Sayonara To 'Super-Size Me'? Food Companies Cut Calories, So Do We

Major food companies have cut trillions of calories, and studies show Americans are consuming fewer calories because of it. But some advocates think companies should do more to improve our diets.
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Shifting Stance, Some GOP Candidates Back State Minimum Wage Hikes

As free-market conservatives, Republicans are philosophically opposed to raising the minimum wage. But a handful in tight races are having second thoughts.
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New Treasury Rules May Slow, But Not Stop, Corporate Inversions

The Treasury Department is trying to prevent U.S. corporations from relocating abroad to cut their tax bills by eliminating some of the incentives. But some tax experts say there is only so much the government can do.
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What Makes A Bike Pump Worth $450?

The classic Italian Silca pump, a favorite of bicycle racers since 1917, has been redesigned and is now made in Indianapolis. Last year Joshua Poertner bought the company from the founder's grandson.
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#Gamergate Controversy Fuels Debate On Women And Video Games

A debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. Attacks online have turned heated, vicious and ugly.
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Cadillac Packs Its Bags And Heads To New York City

Cadillac, the luxury division of General Motors, is leaving Detroit and moving to Manhattan to be closer to the headquarters of other high-end brands.
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Some iPhone 6 Plus Users Find An Unwanted Feature: It Bends

Some owners of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are discovering that their superslim glass and aluminum devices aren't holding up well in an environment that's usually safe: their pockets.
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Media Group Evolves From Covering Vice To War Zones

Steve Inskeep talks to Vice Media founder and CEO Shane Smith about the reasons behind the rapid growth of his news and entertainment firm. Vice magazine migrated to videos, the web and documentaries.
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Ferrari Calls Back Cars Over Trunk Latch

Ferrari is recalling one of its flashiest sports cars, the 458. Ferrari says the problem is with the latch that opens the trunk from the inside. It's meant to be used if you're ever trapped in there.
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Why Some Federal Agencies Panic This Time Of Year

Analysis finds that federal agencies green-light projects in late September to fund them before the fiscal year expires. And quality suffers, compared with projects approved at other times of year.

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