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Golfer Phil Mickelson Is Named In Insider Trading Case

U.S. officials say the former chairman of Dean Foods passed inside information to famed gambler Billy Walters, who then tipped off Mickelson. The SEC wants Mickelson to turn over $931,000.
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A Reporter On The Panama Papers: The Basic Idea Is 'To Hide True Ownership'

Documents leaked from a Panama-based law firm have offered new insight into how easy it is for the rich and corrupt to hide their assets. McClatchy's Kevin Hall has been reporting on the documents.
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Roger Thurow: "The First 1,000 Days: A Crucial Time For Mothers And Children—And The World"

A new book tells the story of the First 1,000 Days movement, an international effort to end malnutrition during the most crucial time of development, from the beginning of a woman’s pregnancy to her child’s second birthday.

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Report Says Trade Deal Would Boost U.S. Economy, But Opponents Say No

If Congress were to approve the TransPacific Partnership, the economy would expand by .15 percent by 2032, according to a report by the U.S. International Trade Commission.
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Budget Shortfalls Affect National Parks' Maintenance, Cleaning

There are about 250 toilets on the North Carolina side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and a small number of people to clean them. With decreasing budgets, employees are doing more with less.
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Biden To Announce New Overtime Pay Rules In Ohio

Vice President Joe Biden traveled to Ohio on Wednesday to announce a new overtime rule the White House hopes will make millions more American workers eligible for overtime pay.
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Opportunity To Earn Money Creates A Harsh Cycle For Many Immigrant Children

Some unaccompanied immigrant children have been exploited by traffickers, but many are forced to work simply because no one else is able to support them. Armando Trull talks to youths who are trying to overcome pressures of high school and nearly full-time employment.

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Backyard Vacations Are So 2009. Summer '16 Air Travel Expected To Set Record

The airline industry predicts it will see a 4 percent increase in passengers between June 1 and Aug. 31. The travel rush is contributing to the long waits at airport security checkpoints.
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Obama Administration Releases New Overtime Pay Rules

The White House released new rules Tuesday night governing overtime pay for middle income, salaried workers. Millions of American workers will be eligible for overtime pay under the new rules.
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Millions More American Workers To Be Eligible For Overtime Pay

A new overtime rule is being finalized by the Labor Department. The sweeping measure, intended to boost slow-growing incomes, has its critics. Renee Montagne talks to Labor Secretary Tom Perez.

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