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Jobs Outlook Is Brighter For Class Of 2013

This year's graduates — whether from high school, community college or a four-year college — are finding better job prospects than at any time since 2008. Overall starting salaries for college grads are expected to rise 5.3 percent this year.
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Health Insurance Exchanges

Open enrollment for health insurance through state exchanges begins Oct. 1. The push to get the systems up and running and Americans signed up.


How One Patent Could Take Down One Comedian

The popular comedian, Marc Maron, faces off with a patent holder who claims to have invented podcasting.

U.S. Trade Body Rules Apple Violated Samsung Patents

The U.S. International Trade Commission's ruling affects some older models of the iPhone and iPad. President Obama has 60 days to overturn the order; Apple said it will appeal.

See-Through Problem Corrected, Lululemon Pants Are Back

The sportswear company was forced to recall the pants two months ago for being too sheer. Lululemon blamed the see-through blunder on a style change and production problems.

4 Years Later, General Motors To Return To S&P 500

The Detroit automaker will rejoin both the S&P 100 and 500 indices Thursday after the stock market closes. It replaces H.J. Heinz which will no longer be a publicly traded company.

In Philly, Lo Mein Is Going Low Sodium

Philadelphia is working with about 200 takeout restaurants, providing free cooking lessons and tips on adding flavor without salt. The training has helped restaurants cut the sodium in popular dishes by up to 20 percent.