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Investors Flock To Ebola-Related Companies

Ebola-related stocks have been on the move since confirmation that the virus made its way onto U.S. soil. NPR's Arun Rath talks with journalist Wallace Witkowski at MarketWatch about Ebola investing.
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Tech Week: Women's Raises, Screen Time And Super-Locked Phones

Controversial remarks about women not needing to ask for raises, how people in tech often limit their kids' screen time and a heated debate over smartphone encryption topped our tech coverage.
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Kmart Says Its Store Registers Were Hacked, Exposing Credit Cards

The Sears-owned company says it removed the malware after it was discovered Thursday. It announced the exposure late Friday, saying no personal data or PIN numbers were lost.
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Microsoft CEO's Comments Reflect A Larger Workplace Problem

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said it is good karma in some instances when women do not ask for a raise. Melissa Block talks to Maria Klawe, who was interviewing him, about the reaction.
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U.S. Gas Prices Continue To Slide Downward

On Friday, the price for benchmark crude oil in the U.S. fell below $85 a barrel. Oil production is outstripping demand by a wide margin and analysts say that situation may continue for a while.
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Microsoft CEO Nadella's Remarks Add To Tech's Sexism Problem

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is facing public criticism after his comments suggesting that women should not ask for raises. But they also underscore questions about tech's male-dominated culture.
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Reviving A Southern Industry, From Cotton Field To Clothing Rack

Garment-making once thrived in the South. Two acclaimed designers are trying to bring it back with a field-to-garment concept, creating a clothing line from their own organic cotton grown in Alabama.
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Microsoft CEO Backtracks On Suggestion That Women Shouldn't Ask For Raises

During a talk at a conference about women in technology, Satya Nadella said those women who don't ask for raises would be compensated by "karma."
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Stock Market Has Wild Week Of Ups And Downs

The stock market has been on a tear this week in both directions. The Dow was down more than 270 points on Tuesday and up by a similar amount Wednesday. On Thursday, it was down by more than 300 points in mid-afternoon.
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How College Students Battled Textbook Publishers To A Draw, In 3 Graphs

The price of new textbooks has gone through the roof. But what students spend on books has barely budged.

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