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As Homeland Security Steps Up Cybercrime Fight, Tech Industry Wary

The Department of Homeland Security, an agency repeatedly criticized for internal mismanagement and bloat, is the cornerstone of the new White House initiative to fight cybercrime.
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Acidifying Waters Are Endangering Your Oysters And Mussels

Many coastal communities that harvest shellfish could soon be hurt by ocean acidification, a study finds. The Pacific Northwest and New England are hot spots, as are estuaries along the East Coast.

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Now You Can Sign Up To Keep Drones Away From Your Property

Most Americans worry that drones will invade their privacy, polls show. Thousands of people have signed up with NoFlyZone.org — the equivalent of a "get-off-of-my-lawn" warning to drone operators.
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New Consumer Protections Hold Financial Advisors To Stricter Standards

As part of a larger effort to regulate the financial services industry, on Monday the Obama administration proposed new restrictions on those who manage Americans' retirement accounts.
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Reining In Financial Advisers May Help — But Americans Still Aren't Saving

The White House is concerned Americans are losing billions of dollars to advisers who aren't acting in their interest. But the problem with retirement saving goes far beyond fees.
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Freight Farms: How Boston Gets Local Greens, Even When Buried In Snow

Big metal shipping containers are often used to import food from around the globe. Now, two Boston entrepreneurs are modifying those containers to grow local produce hydroponically, 365 days a year.
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Obama Wants Rules That Force Brokers To Put Clients' Interests First

The Obama administration says the current system promotes conflicts of interest, leads to high fees and erodes returns on investment.
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50 Years Of Shrinking Union Membership, In One Map

Union membership has been on a steady decline nationally since the middle of the last century. Watch as membership declines in states across the country.
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Honda's President Resigns, After A Troubled Year For Carmaker

Takanobu Ito, who has led Honda since 2009, will leave his post in June, giving way to Takahiro Hachigo, an executive who began his career as an engineer.
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Administration Bars Health Plans That Won't Cover Hospital Care

Companies mainly in lower-wage industries that hadn't previously offered health coverage had been flocking to the stripped-down plans for 2015.

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