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Free Breast Pumps And The Cost Of Health Care

Health insurers are now required to pay for breast pumps. What will that mean for health care costs?
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Exxon More Golden Than Apple Again

Apple stock has dropped sharply since it announced earnings that disappointed analysts. Now the tech tastemaker is paying another price, losing its crown as the world's most valuable company to Exxon Mobil. Exxon's market capitalization totaled $417 billion Friday, $4 billion more than Apple's.
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Sales Of New Homes Fell In December, But Were Up Sharply In 2012

There were an estimated 367,000 new homes sold last year, up 19.9 percent from the 306,000 sold in 2011. The dip in December isn't being seen as a sign that the recovery has gone off track.
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Microsoft Earnings Disappoint Investors

Microsoft reported a 4 percent decline in earnings. The figures are blamed on sagging sales of personal computers.
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In China, James Bond Is Censored Not Stirred

The Bond film Skyfall is playing in the world's second-largest movie market: China. Some 007 fans are furious about the nips and tucks Chinese censors have made to the movie.
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Dodgers Channel Close To Being A Reality

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Time-Warner Cable are expected to announce a deal that would give the team its own channel. The cable giant would handle distribution and operations. The Dodgers channel would pay the team roughly $7 billion over at least 20 years.

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