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Why Are More Americans Dying on the Highway?

Thu, 02/11/2016 - 9:59am
The cars being built today are safer than ever, not only better able to withstand a crash but designed to avoid accidents in the first place. Roadways









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Experts: Shipping Lithium Ion Batteries on Planes Is Unsafe

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 8:18pm
Federal transportation regulators and the country's main pilots union are warning against shipping large quantities of lithium ion batteries.









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Real Tinker Bell? Disney Parks Plan to Use Drones

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 5:31pm
There's a new Disney star, and it's not a character, a cartoon, or a movie. It's a drone that beams light and performs acrobatics during shows.









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Students Still Saddled With High Textbook Costs: Report

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 5:16pm
Rising tuition costs aren't the only thing driving up the cost of higher education. Textbook prices have skyrocketed in recent years.Since 2006, the c









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Burger King Wants You to Eat Its New Hot Dogs

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 1:28pm
Burger King says its ability to flame-grill meat makes hot dogs a natural fit on its menu.









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Climate Change May Make Transatlantic Flights Longer

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 1:08pm
Climate change could impact transatlantic travel, making eastbound flights longer and costing airlines an extra $22 million per year in fuel.









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Yellen: It Won't Be Necessary to Cut Rates Soon

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:19am
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said conditions in the United States would allow the Fed to pursue 'gradual' adjustments to monetary policy.









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Bill Introduced to Stop Shrinking Airline Seats

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 11:04am
One Congressman wants to put a stop to shrinking airline seats.









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Twitter Rolls Out Algorithmic Timeline Tool

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:14am
Twitter is finally announcing some long-anticipated changes — a move away from its chronological timeline.









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'Wealthy Kids' School Will Teach How to Pick a Private Jet

Wed, 02/10/2016 - 10:08am
A new international school for the uber-wealthy will soon be opening in — of course — Trump Tower in New York City.









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China Devalued Its Currency, Then Spent $400 Billion to Save It

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:41pm
China devalued its currency in August. It's spent the months since spending billions of dollars to prop up the yuan.









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Bee Thieves Are a Buzzkill for Almond Growers

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:34pm
Soaring bee rental fees for California's almond farmers are attracting a swarm of recent hive heists and leading to stinging losses for beekeepers.









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Twitter Launches New Anti-Troll Cybersafety Committee

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 4:12pm
Facing mounting criticism that its social media platform is a forum for unchecked bigotry, Twitter has formed a task force to handle online abuse.









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Martin Shkreli Now Faces Lawsuit Over Wu-Tang Album

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:03pm
The ex-pharma CEO is being sued by an artist who claims his original illustrations were stolen for the new Wu-Tang Clan album that Shkreli bought.









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Judge Rules Copyright for 'Happy Birthday' Invalid

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 2:54pm
The "Happy Birthday to You" song is finally in the public domain.









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'Beyonce Bounce': Red Lobster Credits Sales Spike to Singer

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:49pm
Weekend sales at Red Lobster saw a significant boost from "Queen Bey," spiking 33 percent on Sunday over last year, company brass said.









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Virginia Really Is For Lovers: Amazon Romance Survey

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 11:49am
Turns out Paris isn't the only city where love is in the air. Amazon is out with its list of Top 20 Most Romantic Cites right here in the U.S.









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Google's CEO Got $199 Million in Stock This Month

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:46am
Sundar Pichai, the newly appointed chief executive of the Internet search giant, was awarded restricted stock worth roughly $199 million.









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Why Lots of Americans Feel Locked Out of Owning a Home

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:27am
'There are some recession pains still lingering,' said Crissinda Ponder, a mortgage analyst for Bankrate.









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U.N. Panel Seeks Greenhouse Gas Rules for Planes

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:03am
The proposal drew praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalists who said it would be too weak to actually slow global warming.









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