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Funeral in Missouri for Soldier Killed at Fort Hood

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 1:36pm
Mourners gathered in Rolla, Mo., on Saturday for the funeral of one of three U.S. soldiers killed in a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Army base earlier this month.
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Executive Pay: Invasion of the Supersalaries

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:50pm
The compensation of corporate chief executives, up again in 2013, is drawing more scorn as an engine of income inequality.
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Economic View: Better Insurance Against Inequality

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:44pm
The tax system could be tweaked to respond whenever the income gap widens.
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Prototype: How a Bicycle Maker Saw the Light, and Found Its Balance

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:21pm
By getting managerial help, a company’s young founders were able to turn their focus toward innovation — including the development of a glow-in-the-dark bike.
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Fair Game: Pay for Performance? It Depends on the Measuring Stick

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:41am
Many companies’ pay metrics are ineffective in motivating executives to create shareholder value.
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DealBook: Detroit Wins Judge’s Nod for Contract Settlement

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:21am
A federal judge on Friday approved the city’s latest attempt to extricate itself from some long-term financial contracts that have been costing it tens of millions of dollars a year.

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In an Instant, a Bus in California Became a Fiery Trap

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:43pm
The students in the accident were in a program in which Humboldt State University brings disadvantaged students who have been accepted to visit the campus.

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Idea of New Attention Disorder Spurs Research, and Debate

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:41pm
Powerful figures in mental health are claiming to have identified a new disorder, sluggish cognitive tempo, that could widely expand the ranks of young people treated for attention problems.

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National Briefing | New England: Rhode Island: Mediation Fails in Pension Dispute

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:35pm
Talks to salvage a proposal to end the legal fight over the state’s 2011 pension overhaul have failed and the original court challenge is moving ahead, both sides said on Friday.

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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Geologists Link Earthquakes to Gas Drilling

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:33pm
State geologists have tied quakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to gas drilling, leading Ohio to issue new permit conditions on Friday in certain areas.

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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: Charge Against Teacher Is Resolved

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:30pm
A teacher accused of trying to thwart an investigation into the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Steubenville will have the charge dismissed in exchange for community service, the state attorney general said Friday.

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National Briefing | South: Florida: Court Upholds Ruling Against Seaworld

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:20pm
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.

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Franken’s Campaign Against Comcast Is No Joke

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:03pm
After a failed attempt to block the Comcast-NBC Universal merger, Senator Al Franken again finds himself playing a trustbusting role in Washington.

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Salvadoran General Accused in Killings Should Be Deported, Miami Judge Says

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:02pm
Gen. José Guillermo García is accused of participating in the assassination of an archbishop and the massacre of over 1,000 peasants in El Salvador at a time when Washington was supporting the country’s military.

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Lobby for Small Brewers, Concerned Over Rule, Finds Friends in Washington

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:58pm
Many members of Congress have rallied to the cause of their home-state beer makers.

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Beliefs: At Phillips Exeter, a World of Religious Diversity

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:39pm
For generations, the prep school in northern New England was a hothouse of upper-class Anglo-Saxon Protestant culture, but now it fosters a welter of faiths.

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Sebelius’s Slow-Motion Resignation From the Cabinet

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:22pm
By Thanksgiving, it was clear that Kathleen Sebelius, the departing Health and Human Services secretary, would eventually have to go.

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Tom Petri, G.O.P. Congressman From Wisconsin, Is Retiring

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:15pm
Mr. Petri, 73, has represented the Sixth Congressional District in Wisconsin for 35 years.

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G.M. Documents Reveal Years of Talks on Defect

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:03pm
Files released by House investigators include an email telling Mary T. Barra, now the chief executive, of steering problems in 2011.

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Bookstores in Seattle Soar, and Embrace an Old Nemesis:

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:02pm
Though many independent bookstores have blamed the giant online retailer for their struggles, there are signs of a thaw in tensions in Seattle, as many Amazon employees are buying books in brick-and-mortar shops.
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