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Death Toll In Bangladesh Factory Collapse Surpasses 650

Workers continue to pull bodies out of the rubble from the collapse from last month's collapse of an eight-story garment complex.
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Pfizer Goes Direct With Online Viagra Sales To Men

Men still need a prescription for the diamond-shaped blue pills. But instead of going to the pharmacy in person, or taking their chances buying from an online pharmacy of unknown repute, men will be able to buy Viagra from the maker of the drug itself and have it shipped to their homes.
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Black And Latino Wealth Falls Further Behind

Blacks and Latinos lost enormous wealth during the great recession. Hispanic families lost 44 percent of their wealth between 2007 and 2010; black families 31 percent; and white families 11 percent. That's according to a new study by the Urban Institute. Host Michel Martin finds out why it's happening and what can be done.
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Wal-Mart Reclaims No. 1 Spot On 'Fortune' 500 List

Facebook, which went public in May of 2012, made the list for the first time. Its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, 28, is the youngest on the list.
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Spice Girls Musical To Close Early

The London show will close in June after just six months on the stage. Scathing reviews and terrible ticket sales are to blame. The show reportedly has lost more than $7 million.
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'Bertha' Does The Heavy Lifting In Seattle Tunnel Project

The world's largest tunnel boring machine in a few months will begin digging a new double-decker highway tunnel under downtown Seattle. If all goes according to plan, Bertha will start digging this summer. It'll emerge again late next year on the other side of downtown, not far from the Space Needle.
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Port Of Baltimore Seeks Boost From Panama Canal Expansion

The port is one of only two on the East Coast that can handle the large cargo ships that can pass through the Panama Canal's locks when the project to widen the canal is completed in 2015. It could mean an economic windfall for Baltimore, but it faces competition from other ports.

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Cash Crunch Prompts Controversial Sales At Chicago's Field Museum

The museum, already hard-hit by the economic crash, didn't meet projected fundraising and attendance numbers, and now must make up a $5 million budget deficit. The shortfall forced it to sell some items in its renowned collection.

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