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Driven By Climate Change, Cotton Buyers Look For Alternatives

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Workplace drug testing for marijuana may need updating in light of changing laws, a case before the Colorado Supreme Court suggests. Kai-Huei Yau/MCT/Landov hide caption

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Colorado Case Puts Workplace Drug Policies To The Test

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Who's The Boss? Labor Board Says It's McDonald's, As Much As Franchisee

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Small French Company Challenges Telecom Titans For T-Mobile

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Tobacco giant Reynolds American is buying Lorillard and acquiring Newport, a popular menthol cigarette. In a shrinking market, Newport is one of the few U.S. brands gaining market share. It is particularly popular among African-American smokers. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

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Justice Dept. Charges FedEx For Online Drug Shipments

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We can all work up a stinky sweat — welders, ballerinas and number-crunchers alike. Would you want to know? emreogan/iStockphoto hide caption

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Coping With A Co-Worker's Body Odor Takes Tact

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Declining Domestic Sales Speed Talks For Tobacco Mega-Merger

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A team-building exercise involving marshmallows and knives is led by Create-Learning. This is relatively tame compared with some co-worker bonding activities. Clark Dever/Courtesy of Create-Learning hide caption

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Paintballing The Boss: Office Team-Building Exercises Gone Bad

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Helping employees take the time to go for a walk instead of reaching for junk food when energy flags boosts productivity, some firms find. Jamie Grill Photography/Tetra Images/Corbis hide caption

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Targeting Overweight Workers With Wellness Programs Can Backfire

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Hobby Lobby Ruling Raises A Question: How To Define 'Closely Held'?

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For homes near the Hague River in downtown Norfolk, flooding is now a regular event. On a calm day, at high tide, the water laps just inches from the top of the barrier. Yuki Noguchi/NPR hide caption

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As Sea Levels Rise, Norfolk Is Sinking And Planning

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Sprint Might Finally Get Its Way With Possible T-Mobile Deal

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When A Retail Giant Shops For A CEO, A Good Fit Is Hard To Find

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A coal-fired power plant in Colstrip, Mont. The Environmental Protection Agency wants U.S. power plants to cut carbon pollution by 30 percent. Matt Brown/AP hide caption

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Will EPA's New Emission Rules Boost Your Power Bill? It Depends

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