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Supreme Court Allows Stanford Ponzi Scheme Suits To Go Forward

The high court agreed with investors who lost billions in a massive fraud perpetrated by tycoon Allen Stanford. By a 7-to-2 vote, the justices allowed their state class action suits to go forward.
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Do Tech Startups Need More Soul?

Race and gender gaps can prevent people from getting the skills to make it in the tech world. But if you have what it takes, how do you get your startup off the ground?
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Going 'Afro Global' For Black History Month

Tell Me More wraps up its Black History Month "Afro Global" series with staff members Freddie Boswell and Carline Watson.
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Nutrition Labels To Get Long-Overdue Tweaks

With obesity as a top health priority, the first lady wants clearer labels to help people make healthier choices. Advocates hope food manufacturers will have to provide more details on added sugar.
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One Last Journey For Organ Donors Speeds Transplants

A regional transplant service built a centralized surgical center in St. Louis where organs are removed from donors. The approach has shaved hours from the time it takes to get organs to patients.
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Lobbyists Amp Up Efforts To Sell Washington On E-Cigarettes

As they wait for the Food and Drug Administration to propose regulations for the nascent e-cigarette industry, lobbyists frame the product as way to move tobacco smokers "down ladder of risk."
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Florida Man Tattoos Black Widow Spider On His Face

Eric Ortiz, 24, chose to ink the arachnid because, "Everybody fears spiders." According to the Daytona Beach News-Journal, he wanted "to see what people think."
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What A Rush! California Couple Finds Gold Coins Worth $10M

It's thought to be the richest cache of coins ever discovered in the U.S. Minted in the 1800s, they were stuffed into eight cans and buried on a Sierra Nevada ridge.
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Doctors Perform More Facial Hair Transplants

Beards and mustaches are becoming a popular trend, especially among hipsters. And if you can't grow one? Buy one. One doctor says he's performing three or so facial hair transplants each week.
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Senate Report: Credit Suisse Bank Helped Americans Evade Taxes

The bank's CEO appeared before a Senate panel Wednesday to testify about secret Swiss bank accounts opened by U.S. citizens. At its peak, some 22,000 Americans had accounts at the bank.

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