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Offers they can’t refuse

By David Skeel
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Money | The shakedown of United Airlines indicates an ominous shift in business regulation

Real toys are making a Christmas comeback

By Sarah Padbury
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Business | After years of declining Christmas toy sales in favor of technology purchases, experts report children are once again longing for real toys—as long as they…

Bill Simmons, sour grapes, and leaving well

By Barnabas Piper
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Media | When Bill Simmons left ESPN in May, it was very clearly under unpleasant circumstances. He and ESPN president John Skipper, as well as other management, had…

Dollars and Sense: Is Wall Street whistling past the graveyard?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Another bull run or dead-cat bounce? It’s hard to believe, given the economic news and the recent stock market correction, but we’ve experienced a bit of…

When teammates fight

By Barnabas Piper
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Sports | When a volatile, outspoken relief pitcher calls out a hyper-competitive MVP candidate for not playing hard enough at the end of a disappointing…

Everything’s religious

By Joel Belz
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Religion | From business to politics to education, there is no avoiding religion

Dollars and Sense: Volkswagen woes top economic news

By Warren Cole Smith
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Money | Volkswagen woes. After weeks of covering stock market gyrations and monetary policy related to the Federal Reserve, last week the business news shifted to…

The need for conviction and authority in ethics

The need for conviction and authority in ethics

By Bill Newton
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Business | The headlines read, “Business scandal hits Main Street,” and “Academy cheaters uncovered.” Suddenly schools tout new ethics courses. Problem solved,

China, U.S. announce joint cap-and-trade plan

By Daniel James Devine
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Climate Change | The United States and China may be at odds over human rights, internet hacking, and island-building in the South China Sea, but presidents Barack Obama and Xi…

Midday Roundup: Stampede near Mecca kills more than 700 pilgrims

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Tragic end. More than 700 people died this morning in a stampede during an Islamic pilgrimage ritual near Mecca. More than 2 million Muslims have converged in…

Job seekers turn to ‘mini’ degrees in hopes of big career boost

Job seekers turn to ‘mini’ degrees in hopes of big career boost

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | Nanodegree programs, the latest education offering from Udacity, promise inexpensive, efficient, career-retraining tools for a variety of popular tech…

Carly Fiorina: Major leaguer

By Cal Thomas
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Campaign 2016 | To invoke a baseball metaphor, Carly Fiorina has been called up from the minors to the major leagues. After her widely praised debate performance last week,

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