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Pop Stars Are Sippin' On Patron, And Teens Are Bingeing

If you know Ciroc and Patron, you may well be listening to a lot of songs that name-check brand-name alcohol. And if you're a teenager, you may be binge drinking a lot more, researchers say.
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In Turnaround, More Moms Are Staying Home, Study Says

The number of "stay at home" moms in the U.S. has been on the decline for decades. But a newly released Pew Research Center survey shows a 6 percent increase from 1999 to 2012.
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Will Disclosing Employee Information Make Wages More Equal?

This week, President Obama signed executive orders aimed at narrowing the gender wage gap, but some critics say they don't actually address the issue.
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On Heels Of GM, Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles

The recall involves some of the Japanese automaker's top-selling vehicles, including some model years for the RAV4 SUV, Corolla, Yaris and Matrix.
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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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