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Chicago Conference Is The Latest In Tech Sexism Hall Of Shame

Creating another sore spot for an industry under scrutiny for lack of inclusiveness, Techweek Chicago sends out a party invite featuring scantily clad women in provocative poses, then apologizes.
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GM Review Found 'History Of Failures' In Ignition Switch Debacle, CEO Says

Saying an internal inquiry into a long-delayed recall left her "deeply saddened and disturbed," GM CEO Mary Barra says the company has fired 15 people in response to the report.
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The Birds And The Bees ... And iPads

Three-fourths of parents say the Internet is forcing them to have "the talk" earlier.
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Baseball Man Don Zimmer Dies, Ending An Epic Sports Career

His big-league career began in the 1950s and included the most recent Yankees dynasty. Baseball is mourning Don Zimmer today, remembering a man who loved the game that loved him back.
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A Master's In Media...From Conde Nast?

Architectural Digest, Wired, Vogue, Gourmet...why a magazine brand is getting into the education business.
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Bergdahl's Hometown Cancels Celebration Of His Return

Organizers of a rally held in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's honor while he was a prisoner say they're canceling this year's event, citing backlash over the prisoner swap that freed him.
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2 Governors Face Off Over Hockey's Stanley Cup

If LA wins, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown gets Italian sausage, cupcakes and Long Island oysters. The prize for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo if the Rangers win? Rice cakes and a history book on California.
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Miami Heat Aims To Win Legacy-Defining 3rd Straight NBA Title

The NBA finals begin Thursday night between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs. It's a repeat of last year's series. And in hockey, the LA Kings won Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals in overtime.
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Vultures Land On K Street

Washingtonians know K Street is the classic address for lobbyists. A Washington Post reporter got one punch line after another when asking passers-by what they thought of the vultures.
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Senate Expected To Approve Sebelius Replacement At HHS

The Senate votes Thursday on the nomination of Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be Health and Human Services Secretary, replacing Kathleen Sebelius. Burwell was running the Office of Management and Budget.

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