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Encryption Flaw Puts Internet Security At Risk

If you bank online or sign into work remotely using a virtual private network, your data may not be safe. A flaw in the encryption program OpenSSL could expose much of the encrypted traffic.
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Tax Preparers Often Get Returns Wrong

Tax Day is less than a week away. The Government Accountability Office examined the work of 19 paid tax preparers – 17 got things wrong.
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Sixth Grade Investors Outdo College Investment Clubs

Math classes at Oak Grove Lutheran School in Fargo, N.D., made a number of investments. One of the classes beat out investment clubs at universities including Cornell, Columbia and NYU.
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Why Men Outnumber Women Attending Business Schools

New research explores gender disparities in business school enrollment by the different ways men and women appear to process ethical compromise.
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Kosher Food Producer Manischewitz Sold To Bain Capital

Manischewitz has been bought by a unit of the private equity firm Bain Capital for an undisclosed amount. The new owner wants the 126-year-old brand move beyond its niche on the kosher shelves.
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States, Lawmakers Want Feds To Use New Math For FEMA Calculations

As a new tornado season begins, Illinois officials say they need more help from the federal government, and Sens. Kirk and Durbin have reintroduced a bill proposing changes to the disaster formula.
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GM At Odds With Feds Over Recall-Related Documents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is fining the automaker for not answers all of its questions about ignition switch problems, but General Motors says it's doing its best to comply.
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The Security Bug That Affects Most Of The Internet, Explained

Google, Yahoo and other major Internet companies use OpenSSL to protect your data transactions with them. Turns out a bug called Heartbleed has been exposing much of their data, and yours.
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New Rules Force Big Banks To Keep A Bigger Cushion

Banking regulators at the FDIC and the Fed are voting on whether to impose tougher rules on big banks. Analysts think that the new regulations, which are expected to pass, will hurt growth prospects.
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Natural Disasters Are Rare, But So Is Mudslide Insurance

Dozens of people lost their homes in the massive slide in Oso, Wash., but few are likely to see an insurance payout. That's because mudslide coverage is not included in a typical homeowner's policy.

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