The $1.3 trillion student loan problem facing Betsy DeVos
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 16:36:19 EDT
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When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testified about her department's budget this week, most of the hearing focused on her school choice proposal.

Top Trump aide: Coal doesn't make 'much sense anymore'
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 16:29:04 EDT
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President Trump has painted himself as the savior of America's coal industry and the countless miners who have been crushed by its demise.

Yahoo's top editor will leave after Verizon sale
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 16:00:32 EDT
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Megan Liberman, the editor-in-chief of Yahoo News, announced Friday that she is leaving the company after the completion of its merger with Verizon.

Uber just lost a powerful diversity ally
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 15:35:03 EDT
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Uber just lost a powerful ally for getting more women into its workforce.

Mark Zuckerberg supports universal basic income. What is it?
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 14:24:27 EDT
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James Cameron on Disney's Pandora and why the 'Avatar' sequels are taking so long
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 15:08:59 EDT
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Walt Disney World has treated guests to the Tomorrowland, Neverland, and now the famous theme park is inviting fans to visit the land of "Avatar."

Facebook, Amazon, Google call for government surveillance reform
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 13:01:45 EDT
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Identity thieves used stolen data 9 minutes after it was posted online
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 12:43:38 EDT
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When personal data is dumped online, it can take just nine minutes for bad guys to start using it, according to a report from the Federal Trade Commission.

Betsy DeVos's loan overhaul would hurt doctors and lawyers
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 12:41:58 EDT
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Pediatricians. Doctors at veterans hospitals. Public defenders. Legal aid lawyers.

America loves fast food, soda and booze
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 12:00:41 EDT
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It's only fitting that companies which sell burgers, fried chicken and soda are hitting records just before Memorial Day -- the unofficial start to summer and outdoor picnics. (Too bad it's too cold in New York to hit the beach or pool just yet!)

Senator to Treasury Secretary: We need details on tax reform
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 11:59:42 EDT
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with the Senate Finance Committee this week to discuss President Trump's budget and, in particular, the administration's stand on tax reform.

These companies are racing to develop a Breathalyzer for pot
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 11:54:11 EDT
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When the governor of Vermont vetoed a marijuana legalization bill this week, he said he was especially worried about stoned driving. He wants to hear more about an "impairment testing mechanism" to detect it.

What a week! Stocks near records as Trump fears fade
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 12:00:01 EDT
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Senators introduce a bill to hack the Department of Homeland Security
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 12:01:10 EDT
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How this couple paid off $200,000 of debt in 2 years
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 12:32:37 EDT
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It wasn't too long ago that Sunethra Muralidhara was buried under a mountain of debt.

What Bacardi CEO Mike Dolan is reading this week
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 10:38:51 EDT
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Why do hackers always wear hoodies? Behind the stereotype
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 10:35:11 EDT
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When portraying hackers, hoodies are everyone's favorite stereotype: From TV shows, to movies, to articles on CNN.

OPEC and Russia have failed to fix the epic oil glut
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 11:52:41 EDT
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OPEC, Russia and other major oil producers agreed this week to hold their collective fire power for another nine months.

2017 graduates: Here's one mistake you can't afford to make
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 10:08:56 EDT
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Global retirement 'timebomb': Why you'll have to work past 70
»  Fri, 26 May 2017 09:10:19 EDT
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Hoping to retire before you turn 70? Too bad.

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