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'Warning Shot': Sen. Warren On Fighting Banks, And Her Political Future

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, took a passionate stand against a provision in the spending bill that rolls back a major part of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation legislation.
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Lockheed Martin Case Puts 401(k) Plans On Trial

The aerospace company is being sued for choosing retirement funds that were poorly managed and charged high fees in a case that tests the limits of a company's responsibilities to its employees.
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When Grandma's House Is Home: The Rise Of Grandfamilies

In a shift driven partly by culture and largely by the economy, the number of grandparents living with their grandchildren is up sharply in the U.S. About 1 in 10 kids is living with a grandparent.
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Gaza Tech Incubator Finds Success In International Crowdfunding

Billions have been pledged to help rebuild Gaza, but little of that money has arrived yet. But a startup accelerator is drawing interest and crowdfunding from around the region and the world.
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It's Ugly Christmas Sweater Season — Share Your Best (Bad) Attire

The themed party trend is on us again, and holiday garb bedecked with bells, lights and way too much tinsel is selling fast. Show us your best holiday monstrosity — use the hashtag #NPRuglysweaters.
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Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google

Instagram beat Twitter on a key metric, but Twitter's co-founder says he doesn't care. And Google's woes in Europe continued as the tech giant shut down Google News in Spain over a new law there.
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Do Guns On The Premises Leave Workers More Safe Or Less?

Private companies used to make their own rules about guns on their property. But a growing number of states have adopted laws allowing workers to keep guns in their cars in the workplace parking lot.
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Low Gas Prices Expected To Continue As Crude Oil Drops To $58 A Barrel

The price of oil fell again on Friday morning. The price of West Texas Intermediate, the U..S. benchmark, dipped below $60 a barrel after news the International Energy Agency had cut its demand forecast for 2015.
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To Attract Millennials, A Company Changes Its Product And Workplace

To modernize his firm, CEO Craig Malloy not only updated the technology he sells, but found ways to bring in younger employees. But those changes make some baby boomers feel left behind.
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Al Sharpton's Two Hats: Cable News Host And Activist

As a cable news host, Al Sharpton is covering big stories such as the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner involving his work as an activist. There can be tension in the two roles.

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