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European Officials: Virtual Currencies are No Way to Pay

Trump's Big Promises on Drug Costs Followed by Modest Steps

By David McHugh |
Several of Europe's top finance officials are skeptical about virtual currencies like bitcoin, saying they are risky for investors and inefficient as a way to pay for things.

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Cities Pitching Diversity in Efforts to Lure Businesses

Cities Pitching Diversity in Efforts to Lure Businesses

By Corey Williams | Feb 19
Places such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit are touting their populations of people of color to chief executives and other corporate officials as part of being open for business.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Lashes Out on Russia Probe

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Lashes Out on Russia Probe

By Calvin Woodward | Feb 19
President Donald Trump's Twitter cannon roared over the weekend as the latest turn in the Russia investigation seemingly placed him on the defensive.

Oxfam Says Staff Intimidated Witnesses in Haiti Sex Scandal

Oxfam Says Staff Intimidated Witnesses in Haiti Sex Scandal

By Danica Kirka | Feb 19
Oxfam workers suspected of sexual misconduct in Haiti intimidated and threatened a witness as the charity investigated the original claims, according to the organization's report on the internal inquiry.

High Court Asked to Iron Out Polling Place Clothing Dispute

High Court Asked to Iron Out Polling Place Clothing Dispute

By Jessica Gresko | Feb 19
Like a number of states, Minnesota bars voters from wearing political items to the polls to reduce the potential for confrontations or voter intimidation. But that could change.

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

By Alexandra Olson | Feb 18
Is putting women in charge of a company enough to guarantee an environment safe from sexual misconduct? In the wider business world, promoting more women to boards and the C-Suite is considered a critical step, but critics caution it is not enough.

Black Athletes in 1980s, '90s Not Outspoken, but Not Silent

Black Athletes in 1980s, '90s Not Outspoken, but Not Silent

By Jesse J. Holland | Feb 18
The most radical actions of black athletes of the time were in the boardrooms, not on the streets.

How Best to Treat Opioids' Youngest Sufferers? No One Knows

How Best to Treat Opioids' Youngest Sufferers? No One Knows

By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 18
Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments.

Is Inflation Rising as Investors Fear? 5 Ways to Keep Track

Is Inflation Rising as Investors Fear? 5 Ways to Keep Track

By Christopher Rugaber | Feb 18
After nearly a decade of being all but invisible, inflation - or the fear of it - is back.

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

Of Mutual Interest: The Reaction After the Market's Plunge

By Marley Jay | Feb 17
There were few warning signs before the stock market's plunge in early February, but so far, the slump hasn't changed investors' thinking very much.

Lawsuit Filed over L.L. Bean's 1-Year Limit on Returns

Lawsuit Filed over L.L. Bean's 1-Year Limit on Returns

Feb 17
An unhappy customer is suing L.L. Bean over its new return policy, claiming the company broke a vow to customers.

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