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Ban On Stores' Late Hours Is Lawful, French Court Says

Cosmetics retailer Sephora had hoped to keep its top Paris store open until midnight. Instead, the shop must observe the traditional closing time of 9 p.m.
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Tech Week: Amazon Fire, The Mozilla Debate, Nest's Recall

How Amazon's moving into your living room, why the Nest smoke detector got recalled and the big debate that erupted over Mozilla's CEO — all in this week's tech headlines.
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Money Might Change Your Wallet — And Your Very Nature

Having money can make you callous and uncaring. For the TED Radio Hour, University of California Berkeley psychologist Paul Piff explains the research to back up this conclusion.
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McDonald's Shuts Its Restaurants In Crimea

The fast food chain cited the "evolving situation" for a decision to close its restaurants in Simferopol, Sevastopol and Yalta.
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Expecting A Spring Thaw, Shops And Restaurants Warm To Hiring

Employment and wages are increasing, along with hopes for more consumer spending, analysts say.
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Life Without Jobless Benefits: Watching, Searching And Praying

More than three months have passed since the long-term unemployed saw their federal jobless benefits cut off abruptly. One Michigan woman is looking for work while watching for congressional action.
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U.S. Taps New Energy Sources, And Potential Geopolitical Clout

Thanks in large part to hydraulic fracturing, the U.S. finds itself awash in domestic energy — and moving rapidly toward self-sufficiency and a position of strategic and economic strength.
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It's Complicated: When A CEO's Personal Position Becomes Public

The new CEO of Mozilla was forced to step down amid controversy over his anti-gay-marriage donation in 2008. How much should the public judge chief executives for their private views?
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Cuisine And Culture Transform A Dallas Neighborhood

Trinity Groves, a 15-acre restaurant incubator, brought Chinese-Latin food and economic vitality back to West Dallas. What was once a dangerous neighborhood is now a hot spot for international eats.
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Shaping the City: Developing the Southwest Waterfront

Kojo sits down with architect Roger Lewis and Monty Hoffman, a lead developer of D.C's ambitious Southwest Waterfront redevelopment project, to talk about the future of the 27-acre site.

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