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June Sales Rev Engines Of Detroit Automakers

U.S. automakers have reported the best monthly selling rate since December 2007. Japanese firms also saw gains.
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Investors Turn Away From Emerging Markets

There has been a shift in recent week and global investors have been pulling their money from emerging markets. To find out the reason, Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, economics editor for The Wall Street Journal.
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Ex-Groupon CEO Releases Album

Andrew Mason's album is called Hardly Workin'. He was fired from the dally deals company earlier this year.
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White House Delays Key Piece Of Affordable Care Act

The Obama administration has decided to delay the date companies with 50 or more full-time employees are required to comply with the Affordable Care Act. They'll now have until 2015.
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One Man's Quest To Make Medical Technology Affordable To All

David Green says capitalism practiced with empathy is the right way to make health care available to the masses. The social entrepreneur is working on medical devices and services that can make a difference in the developing world.
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Guess Who's Fighting To Keep Indiana Dry On Sundays?

Indiana is the only state where you can't buy packaged beer, wine and liquor on Sundays and the only state that regulates alcohol sales based on temperature. Convenience stores want to change the laws, but the state's liquor stores — who would seem to have the most to gain — are fighting back.
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As Mortgage Rates Rise, Homebuyers Face New Dilemma

Homebuyers are on edge after a sudden jump in mortgage rates. Industry analysts wonder if the spike in rates will scare off potential buyers or push them into closing a deal before rates go up more.
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Tools To Help You Hide Online Raise The Ire Of Advertisers

The recent revelations about the National Security Agency's Internet surveillance have breathed new life into a basic question: How do you hide online? There are some things you can do to cover your tracks, and privacy advocates are working on even better tools for staying anonymous. But that worries advertisers.
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Off The Rails: Strike-Hit Bay Area Struggles With 'Horrible' Commutes

A strike has shut down the San Francisco area's rail system for a second day, stretching out commute times and confusing tourists and residents alike. Many people who rely on the system say they wish labor and management could just settle.
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'Heart Attack On A Hook': Meet America's 'Worst Restaurant Meal'

Long John Silver's Big Catch platter has plenty of fans. But the limited-time seafood dish is anything but healthful: The fish dish, complete with onion rings and hush puppies, comes in at a whopping 33 grams of trans fats — more than two weeks' worth, according to a nutrition watchdog group.

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