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Growing Economic Inequality 'Endangers Our Future'

In The Price of Inequality, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz argues that widely unequal societies don't function effectively or have stable economies. Even the rich will pay a steep price if economic inequalities continue to worsen, he says.
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Obama Courts Female Voters With Fair Pay Bill

The Senate votes Tuesday on the Paycheck Fairness Bill. The legislation is supposed to make it easier for employees to challenge pay discrimination. The bill is unlikely to pass the Senate, but if it does, it probably will die in the Republican-controlled House.
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Disney To Restrict Junk Food Ads

Disney comes out with nutritional standards for food advertised across its platforms Tuesday. The company has taken flack for contributing to the obesity epidemic by airing ads for junk food that targets kids.
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'GMA' Makes Morning Show Ratings Competitive

There is a big shift going on in morning television. For the first time in 16 years, NBC's Today Show is not the undisputed ratings powerhouse. TV Critic Eric Deggans says ABC's Good Morning America is doing something that seemed unthinkable for more than a decade: it is rocking Today off its pedestal. Deggans is the TV and media critic for the Tampa Bay Times.
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Heralded Facebook Shares Fail To Impress

Facebook's stock price continues to tumble after its tumultuous IPO. Shares are down more than 25 percent since the opening day of trading last month. This all comes as more analysts question if Facebook can generate advertising revenues to justify its lofty valuation.
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Jubilee Offers Brittons A Break From Economic News

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered outside Buckingham Palace Monday night for the Diamond Jubilee concert, celebrating the queen's 60-year reign. The Royal Family concludes four days of celebrations Tuesday, with a service at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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