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Trouble Ahead? Searching For Google's Future

The ambitious Silicon Valley giant is looking to stay dominant in our technological future. But can it adapt quickly to a changing marketplace?
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Obama Vetoes Keystone XL Pipeline Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said the Senate will vote no later than March 3 to override the veto. But Republicans do not appear to have enough votes to override the veto.
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In Beta Release, Apple Introduces New, Racially Diverse Emojis

The emojis now have different skin tones and the family icons now come in configurations that include two moms and two dads.
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At Supreme Court, Fashion Collides With Religion In Headscarf Case

On one side of the case is the retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, and on the other, a 17-year-old job applicant who was highly rated for hiring but then discarded because she wore a Muslim headscarf.
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Pacific Northwest Businesses Hurt By West Coast Ports Disruption

Work has resumed at West Coast ports after nearly nine months of slow downs and work stoppages. Despite last week's tentative labor agreement, it could take months to get things back to normal.
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Washington State County Unsure If It Can Take Wave Of North Dakota Crude

Once a booming timber area, Grays Harbor County is the site of three proposed oil terminals. The local fishing industry sees the uptick in oil movement as a big risk, with limited economic benefits.
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How Do You Market To Millennials?

Young people between the ages of 18 and 35 spend hundreds of millions of dollars a year. NPR asked some in this group how brands and corporations can get their attention.
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Analysts Fear A Prolonged Drop In Oil Prices Will Hurt Oklahoma's Banks

Oklahoma oil is expensive to produce, so the sharp drop in prices has forced many drilling companies to cut jobs. If prices stay low, the pain could spread to the banks that finance the oil industry.
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Army Corps Project Pits Farmland Against Flood Threat

A levee project would cordon off lucrative farmland along the Mississippi River in southeastern Missouri. But towns in Illinois say that puts them at risk of flooding while protecting rich farmers.
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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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