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Climate Change Could Equal Teeth-Rattling Flights

Two British scientists say that increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere could mean more unpredictable turbulence on trans-Atlantic flights.
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The 'Alchemists' Who Control The Purse Strings Of The Economy

In a new book, Washington Post economics writer Neil Irwin looks at an elite group of policymakers from around the world who manage the money supply, and explains how money can come from — and disappear into — thin air based on the decisions of these influential men and women.
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From Dishwashers To Head Chefs

Chef John Besh wanted to help minorities in the New Orleans restaurant industry move up the ladder in the city's top kitchens. So he co-founded Chefs Move, which provides scholarships to students for culinary school and career opportunities.
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Target Apologizes For Poor Choice Of Words

Susan Clemens was looking at a grey dress on the company's website. Regular sizes were described as "Dark Heather Gray." Plus sizes — in the exact color — became "Manatee Gray." Manatees are known as sea cows. Clemens tweeted her disgust and it went viral.
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Flamboyant Designer Lilly Pulitzer Dies At 81

Lilly Pulitzer married into the famous Pulitzer media family but her own fame came from her line of screaming pink, lime and fluorescent yellow shift dresses.
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South Sudan Resumes Oil Production

After a 15-month hiatus, the world's newest nation is pumping oil again. It's a key step toward mending relations with Sudan, its former civil war foe. And it's a crucial step if South Sudan is to avoid economic collapse.

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