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Failure Of Lilly Drug Is Latest Alzheimer's Setback

It's the latest setback in a field marked by failure. Earlier this month, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson said they were dropping development of a similar experimental drug after big clinical studies showed it wasn't working.
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Manufacturing And Regulations

An industry report says manufacturers are overburdened with rules. But health, safety and environmental watchdogs argue regulations are not strict enough. The role of regulations in the U.S. economy.

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Arty Students, Not Party Students, Are Champs Of Late-Night Food Delivery

Small private school students ordered 70 percent more food than others between midnight and 2 a.m. That could be because they tend to have more money and fewer on-campus dining options during those hours.
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Controversy Brewing Around Colombian Beer

The legal battle is between a beer called Duh and the brew in Fox's show The Simpsons called Duff.
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Sony To Post Layoffs In Its Cell Phone Division

The Japanese electronics company is in the middle of a restructuring. Now Sony says it'll lay off about a thousand people in its mobile phone division. The company wants to shift resources into smartphones.
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Democrats, GOP Need Donors For Party Conventions

The Democratic and Republican parties are preparing for their respective nominating conventions in Tampa, Florida, and Charlotte, North Carolina. That means each side will depend, as usual, on donors to help pay for the events.
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Is The Cloud In Gamers' Future?

The major game console makers have taken a time out to improve on what they've got. Some gamers don't see a need for an upgrade, others know what they'd like to see in new systems. One idea is to store games online, another to make consoles more attractive for non-gaming users.
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In The Kitchen With The Inventor Of Steak-Umm

Eugene Gagliardi also invented KFC's popcorn chicken. And he's got some ideas about drumsticks.

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