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Tech Giants Will Pay $415 Million To Settle Employees' Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe were accused of colluding to keep tech worker salaries low and avoid recruiting one another's employees.
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Oklahoma Executes An Inmate For 1st Time Since Lethal Injection Disaster

Charles Frederick Warner's execution had been postponed while Oklahoma revamped its drug combination and procedures in the wake of a botched execution in April.
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New Texas Governor Adds To Tension Between State, City Governments

There's growing tension between the state government and big cities in Texas. Republicans in the statehouse are chaffing at moves by municipal governments in large cities and are crying foul.
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Pizza Delivery Driver Won't Be Fired For Shooting Robbery Suspect

A Papa John's driver who shot a robbery suspect in the face will not be fired, despite her violation of the company's policy against employees carrying guns. The employee will now work inside a store.
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After Saying Yes, Duke Nixes Muslim Call To Prayer From Chapel Bell Tower

The school had announced it would allow the traditional call to prayer from the Duke Chapel bell tower. The decision was excoriated, and today the private university in Durham, N.C., reversed course.
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Public Sales Of Google Glass To End Later This Month

In an announcement, the company said Glass is not dead, it's just going through a "transition.
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Limited Insurance Choices Frustrate Patients In California

California is seen as an Obamacare success story. But tens of thousands of people in the northern part of the state have only one insurer available on the health plan exchange.
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Do Fictional Geniuses Hold Back Real Women?

A new study finds that the academic disciplines most associated with "geniuses" are also the fields in which women are underrepresented.
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Conservative Koch Brothers' Group Puts Congressional GOP On Notice

Americans for Prosperity set out its own agenda for congressional Republicans, including a call to build the Keystone XL pipeline and repeal the Affordable Care Act.
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Largest Unit Of Gambling Giant Caesars Files For Bankruptcy

Caesars — the giant gambling company — put its largest unit into bankruptcy on Thursday. The company was acquired by private equity firms Apollo and TPG in 2008 just as the financial crisis was pushing the economy into recession. It never recovered and has more than $20 billion in debt.

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